Richard Smith B.Sc Physio 

Richard graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2004.  Since qualifying he has worked in hospitals in Birmingham where he managed the Hydrotherapy service, alongside treating patients with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions.  Richard has also worked in Sydney, Australia and has undertook study in running and cycling biomechanics, which has become an area of particular interest.  He is also completing a masters degree in Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy.  Richard is a keen cyclist and triathlete and also enjoys surfing. 

Charlie Russell-Smith  B.Sc Physio


State registered with the Health Care Professional Council and a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists. Charlie graduated in 2012 from Oxford Brookes University with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy.

Since then she has spent 3 months over the winter working in a ski resort in France until having to return home due to a knee injury. Charlie is now working with Hands-On Health Treatments and also with Bristol Rugby Club.  She has a keen interest in rugby, skiing and hockey and treating Musculoskeletal injuries using methods such as mobilisation, soft tissue massage and release and electrotherapy to aid rehabilitation.

William Eke, Sports Injury Therapy and Massage Therapist

National Diploma In Sports Science/ Diploma In Advanced Sports Therapy/ Member of the Institute of Professional Therapists International
Will is qualified as an Advanced sports therapist, and joined the clinic team in December 2004. He has always been involved with sport and fitness and used to run a gym in Bristol. Will enjoys working and meeting new people and helping them to reach their goals. During his spare time he likes to keep fit by playing rugby for Keynsham.

Hayley Smith, Massage Therapist

BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, sports massage certificate, registered with the British Association of Sports Rehabilitators and Therapists

Hayley is a soft tissue expert massage therapist, and focuses her work on the muscles, tendons and ligaments throughout the body. She has been a keen athlete herself for over ten years, with a strong passion for athletes. Her biggest achievement was reaching the National School Championship final for 200m and representing the South West at the UK School Games for 300m. Her passion in sport was the driving force behind her studies in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation.

Gemma Hitchens

Pilates Teacher

Gemma is a qualified Stott Pilates Matwork Instructor.  She has been teaching individuals and classes for the past year and is passionate about helping people and making a difference in their wellbeing for the better!  Health and fitness has always been her passion and her background is in personal training.  Gemma regularly undertake fitness challenges in her free time, particularly long distance cycles and mountain hiking.  She is also taking qualifications to become a Stott Pilates Reformer instructor in the very near future.

Gemma enjoys pilates as it's a complete body workout with huge benefits that assist people immensely in todays office based work culture and results are quickly visible after a short number of sessions, proving it really does work!

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