David Atkinson (owner and founder) is a Chartered and State Registered physiotherapist and is also registered with the Health Professional Council. He is a clinical specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal pain, sports injuries and neurological rehabilitation. David has 18 years of clinical experience in the treatment of these conditions and continues to attend courses and maintain his continuous professional development as required to maintain the skills for providing a top quality service.
David Atkinson BSc (Hon) Physiotherapy, MCSP, HPC Reg.
After qualifying from Bradford University David served the equivalent of the physiotherapy "appenticeship" in the NHS in Manchester. He became a clinical specialist in rehabilitation before becoming a manager of several physiotherapy services including musculoskeletal outpatients, rehabilitation and neurological services.
In 2008 excellence was recognised by reaching the finals of the highly prestigious Health Service Journal awards in London and then winning the Health and Social Care award with a team of therapists. David also worked for a period of time at the Berkshire Institute in Pennsylvania USA at the time of the Atlanta games where some of the worlds top athletes attend to see some of the worlds top physios.
David is a very keen sportsman having completed the grand prix series at olympic distance triathlon and continues to swim with the masters at Total Fitness. He believes his ability to integrate musculoskeletal and neurological elements with a good understanding of sport and normal movement through participation, enable him to give his patients a top quality service.