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About

Your Physical Health and Performance is Our Priority

Our mission is to provide an exceptional physiotherapy service that YOU deserve by getting you back to the things you love.

It is our experience in elite sport and an extensive background in the private and corporate sectors that really sets us apart from the rest.

You can expect the highest level of care every step of the way, with:

An accurate diagnosis

Best in class treatment

Cutting edge clinical care

Performance exercise programmes

The skills and knowledge we bring from elite sport

We are specialists in taking you on a journey from PAIN to ENHANCED PERFORMANCE.

Our conveniently located clinics are based in Manchester, Liverpool and Warrington, each site offers a high level of comfort and privacy putting you at ease from the moment you arrive.

For more information on our services contact us here.

Our Team

Brogan Lawrie

Senior Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MCSP, AACP, HCPC

Brogan graduated from the University of Salford in 2017 with a Bsc Hons in Physiotherapy. She started her career in the NHS on the rotational scheme gaining experience in several different areas of physiotherapy including Neurological, Respiratory, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, General Medicine and Musculoskeletal.

Brogans main areas of interest are Musculoskeletal, Pilates and injury prevention. She completed her dissertation on ‘The effectiveness of neuromuscular training programs to reduce the risk of Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries in football players’.

Brogan has gained valuable experience working at semi-professional rugby league clubs, Rugby Union and for the FA in the English schools cup finals. 

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Brogan has also completed her Sports massage, Immediate care in sport with the RFU and Acupuncture qualifications. She completed her Pilates Matwork with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute and has a keen interest in the benefits of Pilates on treating low back pain, chronic injuries, muscle imbalance and movement dysfunctions.

Brogan regularly updates her knowledge and skills to maintain evidence based practice getting involved with research projects and service developments within her role.

Samuel Matheson

Senior Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MCSP, AACP, HCPC

Sam qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy in 2014 from York St John University. After a brief stint in the NHS Sam specialised in MSK and Sports Physiotherapy applying his trade in the world of professional Rugby Union at Cardiff Blues, Gloucester Rugby and the Wales 7’s. Most recently Sam has been working in Rugby League at Widnes Vikings before deciding to join The Physio Lounge in 2018. From his time in professional sport Sam has developed a wide range of treatment approaches with excellent skills in manual therapy, massage and IASTM. Sam has been lucky enough to work under some of the most respected Physiotherapists and S&C coaches in sport and has developed his methods of sport specific rehabilitation and screening to a very high level. Sam has a keen interest in the world of Strength and Conditioning and aims to start an MSc in Sporting Biomechanics and become a qualified Acupuncturist in the near future.

Tom Lamb

Senior Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MSc Sports and Exercise Science, MCSP, HCPC

Tom completed a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy at the University of Nottingham, qualifying in 2016. Since becoming a Chartered Physiotherapist, Tom has worked in the National Health Service (NHS) and the private sector. He now specialises in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy having spent the majority of his career working in professional football with Crewe Alexandra Football Club. To complement his expertise in managing elite athletes, Tom has also recently completed an MSc in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Nottingham.

Tom has a special intertest in; lower limb injury, injury screening and prevention, strength and conditioning and advanced rehabilitation. He aims to provide patient centred, evidenced based, management strategies to optimise patient outcomes and empower them to achieve their individual goals.

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Additionally, Tom has invaluable experience as an elite athlete and currently competes internationally in Futsal. This enables him to better understand the complex biopsychosocial implications of injury and in turn, offer personal advice and guidance, to supplement and maximise our rehabilitation.

Bethany Hill

Senior Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MCSP, AACP, HCPC, POGP

Beth graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2016 with a Bsc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. Since graduating Beth has worked in the NHS for gaining an enormous amount of experience within a multitude of disciplines including Neurology, Respiratory, Medicine, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Musculoskeletal and Women’s Health.  

Beth has had a special interest in Women’s Health, completing her dissertation on the role of the pelvic floor and its effects upon childbirth. Beth is qualified in Pregnancy Massage and Women’s Health Acupuncture specifically targeting diagnoses such as Pelvic Girdle Pain. Beth is a member of the Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy (POGP) Association and she is keen to complete her Pilates qualification to accompany her passion within Women’s Health.  

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Beth has also gained successful qualifications in Musculoskeletal Acupuncture (AACP) and Sports Massage, and enjoys using a combination of treatment methods within her sessions: manual therapy, massage, myofascial release and acupuncture.  

Beth’s mission is to provide a service of excellence, individualised to each client, restoring hope and achieving pain-free milestones, to improve performance and quality of life.  

Helen Butterworth

Senior Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercises Science, MCSP, AACP, HCPC

Helen qualified as a Physiotherapist with a BSc (Hons) from Salford University, after completing a Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons) at Leeds University. From this Helen has combined her role as a Physiotherapist between private practice and sport, specialising in musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries.  

Helen is proud to have worked as a physiotherapist for a number of Rugby League Champions, including Wigan Warriors, Leigh Centurions and Rochdale Hornets as well as working with GB swimming and the FA English school finalists. She has extensive experience in contact sports from initial injury management through to rehabilitation and return to play. Her passion lies in preparing people to perform within their chosen sports/hobbies pain free. She finds meaning in empowering patients to aim towards goals they previously may have thought unachievable.  

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Helen employs adjunct treatment methods including, manual therapy, sports massage, myofascial release, acupuncture and taping to aid in rehabilitation. She is also a APPI trained mat work Pilates instructor, Acupuncturist and is currently studying to become an Injection Therapy practitioner 

Craig Lea

Principal Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MSc Sports Physiotherapy, MCSP, AACP, HCPC

Craig qualified as a physiotherapist in 2007, with a BSc (Hons) from the University of Central Lancashire. During his years as a chartered physiotherapist, Craig has specialised in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. Working closely with teams such as Millwall FC, Preston North End FC, St Helens RFC, and England Knights RL has provided Craig with a wealth of experience regarding sports injury and rehabilitation. In addition to this, Craig has developed exceptional manual therapy skills through his extensive work in private practice throughout the North West.

Craig is a qualified acupuncturist with the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) and is highly skilled in numerous physiotherapy treatments, including manual therapy, massage therapy, IASTM, sport-specific rehabilitation, sport screening and vestibular rehabilitation therapy. He has recently completed an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy with the University of Bath, which has lead to a Gold Accreditation with the International Federation of Sports Physiotherapists (IFSP). 

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This qualification has served to further increase his knowledge and understanding of sports specific injuries and their treatment.

As owner of The Physio Lounge, Craig is passionate about customer service and is heavily involved in therapist training to ensure a high standard of care for all of our patients.

Our reviews

When I was booking an appointment on the phone, the person was very friendly and made sure I was booked in as soon as was possible. Subsequent alterations of booked appointments have been dealt with quickly and queries answered straight away. The initial assessment by Craig felt thorough and he made sure that all possibilities were explored for the cause of my knee pain, not just going on my my description of the symptoms. Also he took his time in explaining why I was getting knee pain and the importance of how all the muscles work together in your leg, it was an education. Also my exercise programme was very quickly put together which is easily accessible from the handy app. Overall I am very satisfied with my initial assessment.
The entire team at Physio Lounge provided a Very professional service through out from the very first contact with the administrative staff for booking the session (Kirsty and Izzy) and then a very professional clinical consultation with Craig who was really interested to get to understand my symptoms followed by a thorough clinical examination and thereafter the hands on therapy . He demonstrated and then asked me to demonstrate that I am following the therapeutic exercises appropriately which was then followed by a video of demonstration of the exercises that he emailed over to me to reinforce the exercise technique is correctly followed. I felt that Craig and his team provided me with a truly professional, non rushed ,dedicated service with patient care at the centre of the practice which has become a rarity these days .
"I only had 3 visits and I was impressed with the booking system and the app rather than paper exercises I’ve had on previous physio visits. When it was evident I wasn’t getting any better Tom arranged for further tests with an orthopaedic consultant and I was diagnosed and x-rayed within the week.
Thomas was an excellent, professional and friendly physio and I enjoyed the sessions and I have been left with some good exercises to carry on with.
Great first session with Craig today. You can't believe how one session can change your life with 2 years pain . Highly recommend.
Excellent, professional service, treatment plan for home on the app is excellent would highly recommend.

Insurance

We accept all major healthcare insurers, if you don't see yours listed don't worry, we may still be able to help, just get in touch and we'll do what we can to help!

Head Office

The Physio Lounge
Bonded Warehouse
18 Lower Byrom Street
Manchester
M3 4AP

Liverpool

The Physio Lounge
David Lloyd Clubs
Arbour Lane
Knowsley
Liverpool
L33 7ET

Warrington

David Lloyd Leisure
Cromwell Avenue South
Great Sankey
Warrington
WA5 1HH

United Utilities

 The Pumping Station
Haweswater House
Lingley Green Avenue
Warrington
WA5 3LP

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Head Office

The Physio Lounge
Bonded Warehouse
18 Lower Byrom Street
Manchester
M3 4AP

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