Neil MinterMCSP HCPC Grad Dip Phys
Founder & Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner
Founder of the practice, Neil is the lead therapist and responsible for the overall running of one of the most established practices in the area. Set up in 2000, he has grown it to a 7 strong team in 3 different clinic locations across Berkshire and Hampshire.
Neil qualified in 1988 and with extensive clinical experience in the treatment of spinal conditions, has been working as an extended scope practitioner in the spinal triage clinic at Frimley Park Hospital since 2000. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine, the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine and the Extended Scope Practitioner Group.
With a background in orthopaedics and musculoskeletal conditions, Neil went on to working with athletes and sports injuries. In 1998 he attended the Commonwealth Games as the Physiotherapist to the England Men’s Hockey team and in 1996 and 2000 he was part of the Atlanta and Sydney Olympic Games team as the Physiotherapist to the Great Britain Men’s Hockey team.
Elizabeth StrongBSC (Hons) MCSP HCPC
Elizabeth is a highly skilled and experienced Physiotherapist. She has been with us for 16 years and qualified in 1994 at the University of Brighton. She has a number of years experience in local NHS hospitals working with both elderly mentally ill patients and on a children’s burns and plastics ward. She also spent 7 years as the Physiotherapist to Bracknell Rugby Club.
She worked at Wexham Park Hospital on the elderly and oncology wards and then on the orthopaedic wards at Heatherwood Hospital before moving to Frimley Park Hospital in 1996 to work in a more senior role in outpatients. Here she ran the hydrotherapy pool and gymnasium facilities. She is qualified in acupuncture and also has experience as an orthopaedic practitioner specialising in knees and hips as well as facial conditions such as Bell’s Palsy, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, post acoustic neuroma removal and sports injuries.
Liz belongs to The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Temporomandibular Disorders (ACPTMD) and maintains her top-of-field expertise by attending regular lectures and conferences.
Susannah DavisBSC (Hons) MCSP HCPC
Physiotherapy and Acupuncture Practitioner
Susannah joined the team in 2008. She is a Physiotherapist qualified in acupuncture. She completed her training in 1989 at Kings College Hospital School of Physiotherapy in London and is a member of the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine and the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.
She gained experience in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia before returning to England where she continued her career by working in the NHS in Kent gaining experience in all aspects of Physiotherapy treatment. Susannah also has experience in private practice and in sports clinics treating all aspects of musculoskeletal injury, obstetric, antenatal and postnatal Physiotherapy
Di TilstonMCSP HCPC
Di is one of our senior and experienced Physios at the practice. She trained at Manchester Royal Infirmary. After qualifying she worked in all areas of Physiotherapy gaining experience in London, Bognor Regis, Northern Ireland and in British Military hospitals in Germany and Aldershot.
She spent 20 years as part of the Physiotherapy team at Frimley Park Hospital, 16 of which was spent as the lead practitioner in the Pediatrics and Women’s Health Service giving her a wealth of experience in treating children with musculoskeletal problems and adults with all aspects of women’s health problems.
Since joining the Neil Minter & Associates team, Di has provided individual and group information services related to maintaining a healthy pelvic floor.
Hazel HarrisB.ED HONS DIP MIRSM
Hazel is one of our massage therapists. She trained at the London School of Sports Massage and holds a Level 5 ISRM/BTEC diploma in Remedial Soft Tissue Therapy and Clinical Sports Massage.
At the practice, she works alongside the team of Physiotherapists. She specialises in soft tissue massage techniques, Pilates and is able to offer advice on remedial exercises and lifestyle factors that can aid recovery and prevent further injury.
Nathan KellyBSc. Sports Science; CSCS; PCET
Fitness Consultant / Strength & Conditioning Coach
Nathan is an experienced Strength & Conditioning coach and certified Personal Trainer with over 25 years of experience working closely with Olympians, professional rugby and football players as well as national squads. He was the National Fitness Coach to the Great Britain Hockey team preparing them for multiple Olympic Games, World Cups and Commonwealth Games. He has also held the position of Strength & Conditioning coach with Premiership Rugby Club Saracens.
Tailoring each training programme to the patient, Nathan also has a motivational and receptive teaching style, supporting each person he works with to reach their full potential.
Emily MulcahyBSc Sport Science; MSc Applied Sport Psychology
Sport and Exercise Scientist (Psychology)
Emily reinforces our rehabilitation programme by supporting the mental recovery of athletes following major trauma or injury. Since finishing a Masters degree in 2015 she has been working as a probationary Sports and Exercise Scientist specialising in Psychology undertaking the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science accreditation in the area of Sport Psychology.
She provides one-to-one sessions with individuals and seminar programmes for sports teams to improve their psychological skill sets. Emily’s diligent approach identifies an athlete’s psychological areas of weakness within their performance and creates personalised plans to help improve these areas.
She has impressive experience working with International athletes, National Teams, sporting governing bodies as well as lecturing in the field of sport psychology and performance. Her portfolio of clients come from an extensive roster of sports including water polo, trampolining, gymnastics, athletics, golf and rugby.