Alison Tarleton-Hodgson - Grad. Dip. Phys MCSP
Alison qualified from Kings College Hospital, London in 1984. She has a particular interest in outpatient musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries, especially the prevention of recurrent conditions.
Alison uses Kinetic control movement and assessment techniques regularly as part of the therapy, with manual skills and manipulation and soft tissue massage being used along side as necessary. Individually based and tailored exercise programs and ‘self help’ techniques are developed for each client where appropriate.
Alison is married and has 4 grown-up children. She has a keen, personal interest in keep-fit and enjoys cycling, running and skiing to name a few.
Helen Gordon - BSc Grad. Dip. Phys
Helen qualified from Middlesex Hospital, London in 1989, she has a wealth of experience in the physiotherapy field. Helen has worked as a senior therapist in both hospitals and GP settings within the acute musculoskeletal area. Helen also has significant knowledge in ways of managing chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia. Helen uses a variety of acupuncture, relaxation techniques and cognitive behavioural therapy techniques together with any appropriate manual therapy.
She has her own private practice in Wareham (www.warehamphysiotherapy.co.uk) as well as working at the Birchwood Clinic.
Helen is married with 3 children. Her interests include singing in a choir and general keep-fit.
Christine Yerbury - Grad. Dip. Phys MCSP
Christine qualified in 1971 and has many years of experience as a physiotherapist. Her work has included working in GP practices (private and NHS), in major hospitals and in the community. Her work has taken her overseas, as well as in this country, which has given opportunities for varied and different approaches to treatments.
Her main areas of interest are in the treatments of sports injuries, orthopaedics and musculoskeletal disorders with a particular emphasis and knowledge in the use of acupuncture in the management of these areas.
Christine is married with 2 grown up children. Her interests include scuba diving, skiing, horse riding and running.