Our team

Listed below is our full team working at the Exeter Physio clinic. If you wish to see a certain member of our team we’ll can find an appointment time to suit your needs. 

Physiotherapists
Hugh Jenkins (Partner)

Hugh Jenkins (Partner)

B.Sc.(Hons) Physiotherapy MCSP HPC Registered. Graduated in 1991 from the University of East London. After working for the NHS and private sector in London he moved to Devon in 1996. He has a specialist interest in treating back and pelvic problems, and lectured nationally to physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors on the management of these conditions.

Neil Davey (Partner)

Neil Davey (Partner)

B.Sc.(Hons) Physiotherapy MCSP HPC Registered. Graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1997. He completed over 6 years of NHS work before moving to the private sector. He’s played cricket for Worcestershire, Gloucestershire & Devon. He spent four seasons working with Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club and five seasons with the European Professional Golfers Association. Specialises in sport specific training and rehabilitation.

Kate Jenkins

Kate Jenkins

B.Sc.(Hons) Physiotherapy MCSP HPC Registered. Qualified in 1991 from the University of East London. She quickly specialised in physiotherapy treatment for the neurologically impaired person, at Kings College Hospital, London. She moved to Devon in 1996 and has since worked in Exeter in a regional neurological rehabilitation unit. She now works purely in the private sector.

Nick Blade

Nick Blade

B.Sc (Hons), MCSP, HPC registered, AACP registered.
On graduating from the University of Hertfordshire in 2005 he started working for the NHS in Kent. He soon specialized in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and completed 4 years with West Kent PCT. In adjunction to this he has worked within the private sector focusing his therapy towards sports injuries and spinal rehabilitation. He now works full time at Exeter Physio.

Peter Hamer

Peter Hamer

Grad. Dip. Phys, MCSP HPC Registered. Qualified in 1987, he has developed a specialist interest in complex shoulder. He works as an extended scope physiotherapist with the shoulder surgeons at Wonford Hospital, and in the knee reconstruction unit. He lectures nationally on shoulders and has presented at the British Elbow and Shoulder Society and the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow. He is a member of the British Shoulder and Elbow Society.

Sue Chrisene

Sue Chrisene

Grad. Dip. Phys. MCSP. HPC Reg. Graduated in 1987 from Cambridge School of Physiotherapy. She has much musculoskeletal and orthopaedic experience. She is an accredited member of the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine, the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and The McKenzie Institute. She divides her time between the NHS and Exeter Physio, and now works as an lower limb extended scope physiotherapist within the NHS.

Lisa Pleasance

Lisa Pleasance

Bsc (hons) MCSP HPC Registered. Lisa graduated in 2000 from the University of Wales, college of medicine. She spent 4 years in the NHS in Exeter and London. Since 2004 she has worked in the private sector in Devon. She has specialised skills in manual therapy, having studied at Curtin University Australia in 2006. She is a qualified Pilates instructor. Her specialism is spinal pain and the ante / post natal client. She has particular interest in running and surfing related sport injuries.

Michael Dodds

Michael Dodds

Michael graduated from the renowned University of Queensland in 1996 and has focused on musculoskeletal physiotherapy, working extensively in Austrailia and the U.K. Michael credits the world leading approach to contemporary physiotherapy to Professor Peter O’Sullivan and others from Curtin University in Western Austrailia. This global approach offers understanding into the unique, individual drivers of pain especially chronic problems that have no specific diagnosis.

John Moore

John Moore

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy MCSP AACP HPC Registered. John has gained experience in physiotherapy in a number of areas since he graduated from Loughborough University in 1996. He has worked for the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust and for a private practice in Northampton. He has strong credentials within the sporting world having worked for Northamptonshire County Cricket Club, England RFU and more recently as lead physiotherapist with Exeter Chiefs from 2007. John’s sports background, physiotherapy experience and knowledge of strength, conditioning and rehabilitation has ensured the swift return to full fitness for elite athletes, amateur sports people and non-athletes alike.

Chiropodist
Rob Bloxsom

Rob Bloxsom

Robert qualified in 1989 from Plymouth School of Podiatry. He initially worked for the NHS in Leicester for 12 years, whilst also running a private practice in Loughborough. During this period, he gained experience in different aspects of podiatry: general skin care and dermatology; care of the ‘high risk’ foot, particularly in patients with diabetes; nail surgery and other minor surgical soft tissue procedures.

He has a  particularly interested in lower limb biomechanics.

Massage Therapy, Reflexology & Personal training
Jamie Forsey

Jamie Forsey

Jamie has ITEC qualifications in Sports massage and Swedish massage. He specialises in using various soft tissue techniques that aid and encourage sports performance, rehabilitation, pain relief and relaxation. Jamie has a particular interest in addressing and advising on muscle imbalances.

Albie McMahon

Albie McMahon

Has diplomas in swedish massage and anatomy and physiology. He is a member of the Association of Physical and Natural Therapists and The British Complementary Medicine Association. He offers a range of massage treatments for rehabilitation, stress relief and relaxation. He also offers seated massage in the clinic or workplace.

Teresa Da Cruz

Teresa Da Cruz

ITEC qualified in Swedish massage, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Anatomy and Physiology. Teresa has worked in both the voluntary and private sectors, providing holistic treatments to a broad spectrum of individuals whose requirements have been both physiological and emotional. Seeing the benefits that massage and associated therapies have had on patients with long-term or terminal health problems has inspired Teresa to take a particular interest in remedial therapies. Her objective is to provide treatments that are tailored to meet the needs of her patients and take into account their total health and well being.

Julie Tatman

Julie Tatman

Has 13 years experience as a massage therapist and reflexologist. She spent 12 years at a local health club and joined us in 2002. Holds ITEC qualifications in Swedish massage, sports massage, aromatherapy massage and reflexology. She is a member of the Westcountry Massage and Reflexology associations and has a special interest in muscular problems relating to physical and emotional stress.

Pilates and Yoga
Tania Boddy

Tania Boddy

Tania has practised Pilates for 15 years becoming a Polestar Mat Instructor in 2006, followed by a personal trainer qualification specialising in corrective exercise. She has attended many workshops including pre/post natal, balance, osteoporosis, lower back problems, the shoulder, and is now trained as a Comprehensive Studio Instructor, able to teach using all of the Pilates studio equipment. She also qualified as an Equitation Pilates instructor for riders.
Tania began working at Exeter Physio in 2010 conducting mat classes and individual sessions. Joseph Pilates initially called his work ‘contrology’ and Tania believes that it is important to use ones’ mind to guide movement when problems have arisen and pays great attention to precision, another of Joseph’s principles. Her belief is that we should have ‘freedom to move’.
Tania has her own horse, practises yoga and attends the gym ‘for fun’!

Howard Pike

Howard Pike

Howard teaches Hatha Yoga.  This encompasses postures and breathing to help improve your flexibility, balance, focus and concentration. It is an excellent form of exercise for people with rehabilitation needs. It is taught in small classes and is a very gentle, controlled form of exercise

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