Musculoskeletal (MCATTS) team

Specialist opinion for your muscle and joint problem

MCATTS team

Our staff

Below is a list of key staff who you might meet when you come for your appointment.

Management

  • Kathryn Payne and Rashida Pickford – clinical leads
  • Rachel Willis – service manager

Practitioners

Kathryn Payne – consultant physiotherapist and joint MCATTS lead

  • Specialist interests: spinal pathology, joint hypermobility, exercise rehabilitation, spinal injection therapy.
  • Education and qualifications: BSc Physiology and Pharmacology University of Leeds, BSc Physiotherapy West London institute of higher education/ Brunel University, graduate diploma advanced neuro-musculoskeletal physiotherapy University of Brighton, Member of manipulative association of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Rashida Pickford – consultant physiotherapist and MCATTS lead

  • Specialist interests: spinal conditions, knee and shoulder pain.
  • Education and qualifications: BSc physiotherapy, University of Bombay; MSc musculoskeletal physiotherapy, University of Bombay.

Paul Kidman

  • Specialist interests: spine and lower limb.
  • Education and qualifications: BSc physiotherapy, Hertfordshire University (2003).

Sarah Friel

  • Specialist interests: spine and shoulder.
  • Education and qualifications: BSc (Hons) physiotherapy, University of Salford; MSc advanced neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy, University College London; PgD injection therapy, University of Southend.

Melanie Martin

  • Specialist interests: inflammatory back pain and spondyloarthritis.
  • Education and qualifications: BSc (Hons) physiotherapy, King's College London; MSc physiotherapy, University of Brighton (completion 2013).

Elizabeth Heywood

  • Specialist interests: foot, ankle, knee injuries and injection therapy.
  • Education and qualifications: BSc (Hons) physiotherapy; MSc clinical physiotherapy (manipulative therapy); PgD orthopaedic medicine. Currently studying for PgD injection therapy.

Administration

  • Olayinka Adewole – assistant service manager
  • Bridget Garrett – team secretary
  • Kudzai Mutize – MCATTS receptionist

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