Pete Tang BSc (Hons) MCSP
Chartered Physiotherapist and lead clinician
Pete qualified from Keele University in 1999 with First class honors in Physiotherapy studies. His career began working for the North Bristol NHS Trust where he specialized in the treatment of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal injuries. In late 2001 he took up post at the BUPA hospital Bristol where he was employed as a senior physiotherapist, later progressing to Physio team leader and ultimately Physiotherapy Manager.
In June 2004 Pete established himself as an independent private Physiotherapist working in a variety of settings including continued work for BUPA Hospitals (now Spire Hospital Bristol) and The Jonathan Webb Clinic. Pete set up The Physio Clinic at Riverside Leisure Club to provide expert assessment, treatment and rehabilitation to the local residential and business community and to meet the ever increasing demand for fast access, high quality physiotherapy.
Pete now works full time at The Physio Clinic, alongside other highly skilled Physiotherapists and Sports Massage Therapists. He still retains close working relationships with prominent orthopaedic consultants including the Sport and Orthopaedic Clinic, The Jonathan Webb Clinic, Bristol Knee Specialists’ and The Spire Hospital Bristol. His case load is varied from the assessment and treatment of elite, international sportsmen and women with sports injuries to the recreational gym user with back pain or the long standing sufferer of arthritis following a hip or knee joint replacement.
As the clinical lead he is also pushing and developing the range and quality of services that the clinic provides to make The Physio Clinic the best choice for assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.
Anh Waite BSc (Hons) MCSP AACP
Anh qualified from Manchester University in 2000 with a BSc honours in Physiotherapy. She initially worked as a rotational physiotherapist for hospitals around Mansfield and then Swindon.
Since 2002, Anh has specialised in musculoskeletal and sports injuries physiotherapy. She also has special interests in acupuncture, Pilates and occupational health – assessing patients in their working environment and providing treatment, exercises and advice to prevent work related issues.
Anh has a wealth of experience working within the sporting field having spent 3 years as physiotherapist for a local rugby and ice hockey team. She has also provided physiotherapy for both amateur and professional rugby players at the Dubai Rugby Sevens tournaments whilst living in Dubai.
Outside of work she has two young children who occupy the majority of her time.
Antonia Hook BSc(Hons) MCSP MACP
Antonia graduated from UWE in 2006 with a first class degree in Physiotherapy. Since then she has worked in both the NHS and private sectors specialising in treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. She has been awarded the prestigious postgraduate diploma in Manual Therapy and was granted MACP membership in 2012. She is currently researching the effect of spinal manipulation on muscle function as part of her final thesis.
Clinically Antonia has worked with a wide spectrum of patients from elite athletes and ballet dancers to older people and adolescents. In treating patients she uses a variety of techniques from joint manipulation and mobilisation to soft tissue release and activation of pressure points. She combines manual therapy with an individualised exercise plan, designed to specifically prevent re-occurrence of injury. Her particular interests of in kinetic control and movement dysfunction mirrors many of the key principles of The Physio Clinics philosophy of care. Her depth of knowledge and in particular her ability to diagnose movement impairment and recognising biomechanical movement patterns which lead to pain and dysfunction make Antonia a clear asset to the team.
Her other areas of interest include treating headaches and neck/shoulder problems and Womens health issues including post natal pain and issues surrounding continence.
Camilla Harraway BSc (Hons) MCSP
Camilla qualified from Cardiff University in 2008 with a BSc honours Degree in Physiotherapy. She started her career working in the NHS as a rotational physiotherapist in South Wales before moving to Bristol. She has worked in a variety of in-patient hospital settings including Rheumatology and orthopaedics as well as musculoskeletal outpatients.
Camilla has specialised in the area of musculoskeletal physiotherapy and now works both in the NHS and the private sector. She has a special interest in sports physiotherapy with post graduate training in taping and strapping, strength and conditioning and pitch side trauma management. She currently puts these skills to good use providing pitch side cover and treatment to players at a local rugby club.
Away from the pitch, she has developed excellent skills in the management of acute soft tissue injuries and advanced sports specific rehabilitation. Her NHS case load provides a varied and complex mix of patients spanning the spectrum from chronic low back pain to tennis elbow or headaches.
Camilla is available to treat patients at out Yate clinic and at our main base at Riverside leisure Club.
Dafydd Wilson-Evans BSc (Hons)
Dafydd graduated from the University of Plymouth in 2009 with an honors degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. He is a fully qualified dietitian and registered with the Health Professions Council. He currently works for North Bristol NHS Trust in the weight management and bariatric surgery service. During his time in the NHS he has worked in a variety of areas including becoming a specialist dietitian in diabetes.
Dafydd has now extended his scope of practice to the private sector. He continues to work within the NHS but also has clinics at both The Physio Clinic and Spire Hospital Bristol. He receives referrals from specialist consultants, GP’s as well as self referrals from patients seeking help on weight management. He has extensive knowledge and experience in nutrition and has worked with many clients to achieve their personal goals. His approach includes using the most up to date nutritional information and adapting this to each client. Dafydd supports other health professionals and often teaches and presents in the field of nutrition.
We are delighted to have Dafydd adding his expertise to our therapy services at the clinic. Being a new addition to the Physio Clinic Dafydd is looking forward to complimenting the services already on offer. He can provide weight management advice to help clients meet their goals, whether to improve body image, build self esteem or promoting general health.
As a keen sportsman with an interest in sports nutrition he has worked with athletes wishing to gain nutritional advice within their sport. He works with athletes from many different sporting backgrounds from swimming to mixed martial arts, using nutritional therapy to improve performance.
Matt Williams SMT Dip
Level 4 Therapist – Sports Massage, Strength & Conditioning, Sports Performance
Matt has worked in the health & fitness industry for the last 12 years, gaining a vast amount of knowledge and experience. As a keen sportsman himself, he has played various sports from Rugby & Ice Hockey through to Badminton and gymnastics with several at county standard.
During his career Matt has worked for the NHS as a Technical Rehabilitation Instruction assisting in the delivery of rehabilitation to a wide range of patients following orthopaedic surgery. At the higher level, he has worked with Bristol Rugby as a massage therapist and also Bristol University working with their elite athlete programs. His background gives him a fantastic knowledge and understanding of athletes and what they need to perform but also knowledge of injury, rehabilitation and work within a multidisciplinary team.
Matt joined in the clinic in 2010 to further develop and enhance the clinics rehabilitation program and range of services available to sports people looking to achieve more and perform to top standards. His range of expertise includes Sports and Deep Tissue Massage, Strength & Conditioning coaching, Sports specific Speed, Agility and power workouts and exercises management for low back pain sufferers.
Matt is keen on professional development and is always attending courses and workshops to further his knowledge and build on his skills set.
If you are looking for end stage rehabilitation to return to sport or looking to up your performance to be the best it can be, Matt Williams is the therapist to see.