Chartered Physiotherapists

Meet Our Team

At Vitalize Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Specialists our Chartered Physiotherapists are fully qualified, have advanced training, are well experienced and friendly!

Located in Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Swadlincote.

 

 

Simon Noad Lead Physio

Simon Noad

Lead Physiotherapist

Vicky Moore Physiotherapy ashby de la zouch vicky

Vicky Moore

Senior Physiotherapist

Robyn Cassidy Physiotherapist

Robyn Cassidy

Senior Physiotherapist

Ryan Lambert Physiotherapist and Sports Rehabilitator

Ryan Lambert

Specialist Rehab Physio

Lucy Gray - Massage therapist Vitalize

Lucy Gray

Massage therapist

Richard Hayne - Sports Massage Therapist

Richard Hayne

Massage Therapist

Kerrie Noad Vitalize Physio

Kerrie Noad

Practice Manager

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Simon Noad

Senior Physiotherapist & Founder

Simon became a Physiotherapist because of his passion to help people to maximise their potential and reach their goals, no matter how big or small they may be. Since qualifying from Coventry University in 2007 he has gained extensive experience in a variety of fields including elite sport, private practice and in educational settings.

Simon has worked for the English Institute of Sport, leading Physiotherapy services for Olympic sports such as Great British Canoeing. Prior to this, he worked for West Bromwich Albion Football Club for many years, progressing to the role of Head of Academy Science and Medicine. Simon enjoys working with people and, as a result of his varied experience, is skilled in treating a broad array of conditions. Simon is also an Assistant Professor at Nottingham University, lecturing on the Sport & Exercise Medicine Masters Course, and leads training events for clinicians across the country. This ensures he is kept at the forefront of the latest evidence and treatment techniques.​

From a treatment perspective, Simon believes in using both his manual therapy and exercise prescription skills to deliver a full Physiotherapy experience to help reduce pain and optimise movement. His broad and varied career in Physiotherapy to-date has equipped him with the knowledge and skills to deliver multiple aspects of Physiotherapy to a high standard, and with great results.

Qualifications:

PGDip Manual Therapy
MSc Sport & Exercise Medicine
BSc (hons) Physiotherapy

Memberships:

  • Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) – The largest professional body for acupuncture in the UK with a membership of more than 6000 chartered Physiotherapists
  • Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MMACP) – A group of over 1100 Physiotherapists with specialised post-graduate training
  • The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) – UK-wide regulatory body responsible for setting and maintaining standards of professional training
  • The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) – The professional, educational and trade union body for the UK’s 57,000 chartered Physiotherapists

Personal interests:
Away from Physiotherapy, Simon is a keen badminton player and enjoys outdoor activities. He has a young family which he enjoys spending time with. When he gets the chance likes to relax by putting his feet up and diving into a good book.

Simon Noad Physio
Vicky Moore Vitalize Physio

Vicky Moore

Senior Physiotherapist

Vicky strives to see each of her patients achieve their goals by following a patient centred approach to all her treatments. She became a physiotherapist after graduating from the University of Liverpool in 2013. Over the years Vicky has gained a vast level of experience working in her NHS role and having two full winter seasons on a ski field as an acute injury specialist.

Vicky has worked hard in her NHS role and last year achieved a senior position as a Musculo-skeletal specialist. Vicky is utilising this position to assist with service improvements and is now striving to develop a woman health specialist service. Alongside this Vicky has begun teaching Clinical Pilates on a group and 1:1 basis. As a result of her vast experience Vicky has gained a wide level of experience intreating and managing acute and chronic conditions. Vicky believes that treatment should consist of both manual therapy, which include dry needling and massage, and exercise programs to help optimise patients outcomes. Vicky has worked with a broad range of patients which allows for her treatment plans to be patient specific.

Vicky is active with keeping up to date with the latest research to provide the best evidence based practice to all her patients. This is to ensure that all her patients have a positive experience with long lasting treatment benefits with an increased understanding of how to manage and prevent further injury.

Qualifications:

BSc (hons) Physiotherapy
Dry Needling Certification
APPI Pilates Level Two

Memberships:

  • The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) – UK-wide regulatory body responsible for setting and maintaining standards of professional training
  • The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) – The professional, educational and trade union body for the UK’s 57,000 chartered Physiotherapists
  • The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) curriculum is unique in its design as it is the only Pilates programme in the world that was fully designed, taught and developed by Physiotherapists

Personal interests:
Besides being highly motivated in her field of work, Vicky is a very keen sportsperson and has completed a series of sports at country level. If you don’t see her swimming in a lake you may find her on a long cycle ride or in the Black Edition room at Bluestones Gym.

Robyn Cassidy

Senior Physiotherapist

Since qualifying as a Physiotherapist, Robyn has gained over 10 years of experience developing her skills in a wide array of settings including the Military, multiple sporting environments and the NHS. Alongside her work at Vitalize, Robyn works as a Senior Physiotherapist at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) providing specialist rehabilitation for injured military personnel. Robyn uses a combined approach of skilled manual and exercise therapy and believes in working alongside her patients supporting them to achieve their goals. On top of this she also qualified in Yoga and Acupuncture meaning her clients receive a truly comprehensive treatment experience.

Robyn is also heavily involved in physiotherapy research and is currently completing her MSc in Sports Physiotherapy at Bath University. This ensures she is constantly updating and expanding her knowledge and skills to the highest level, which benefits her clients greatly.  She is looking to commence a PhD part-time in the near future.

Qualifications:

MSc Sports Physiotherapy (pending)
BSc (hons) Physiotherapy
AACP Acupuncture Certification

Memberships:

  • The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) – UK-wide regulatory body responsible for setting and maintaining standards of professional training
  • The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) – The professional, educational and trade union body for the UK’s 57,000 chartered Physiotherapists
  • Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) – The largest professional body for acupuncture in the UK with a membership of more than 6000 chartered Physiotherapists

Personal interests:

Robyn leads an active lifestyle and when not in the gym during the week, at weekends will disappear in her van to enjoy trail running, road and mountain bike riding, outdoor water swimming and anything else in between.

Robyn Cassidy Physiotherapist
Ryan Lambert Physiotherapist and Sports Rehabilitator

Ryan Lambert

Specialist Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Ryan is a dual qualified therapist, graduating with First Class Honors as a Sports Rehabilitator from the University of Salford in 2016 and qualifying with First Class Honors as a Physiotherapist from Coventry University in 2019. Ryan has since gained a wealth of experience within the NHS, private sector, and professional sport.

Ryan has extensive experience working in professional football at both Nottingham Forest and Leicester City Football Clubs. Along-side his role with Vitalize he works full-time at Loughborough University’s Sports Injury Clinic, treating a range of athletes from a variety of different sporting disciplines. Prior to this he spent 18months as a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist within the NHS.

These experiences leave Ryan with a broad range of skills; ranging from rehabilitating acute sporting injuries to managing chronic conditions and everything in between. Ryan likes to utilise his sports rehabilitation background within his practice, and as such his clients make significant gains when recovering from an injury. His treatments include a range of manual techniques such as: sports massage, joint & spinal mobilisations, manipulations and sports taping. These are performed alongside tailored exercise programmes which are designed to help patients achieve their own individual goals and facility recovery.

Ryan is extremely keen on keeping up to date with current research. This enables him to offer the most effective treatments based on the best available evidence. Ryan is also an advocate for educating his clients, empowering them to learn more about their injury and their bodies to allow them to get the most out of their Physiotherapy experience.

Qualifications:
BSc (hons) Physiotherapy
BSc (hons) Sports Rehabilitation
FA Level 4 Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football

Memberships:
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) – UK-wide regulatory body responsible for setting and maintaining standards of professional training
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) – The professional, educational and trade union body for the UK’s 57,000 chartered Physiotherapists 

Personal interests:
Away from his busy work schedule, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing and watching football, and is also a keen runner. He also enjoys exploring the countryside with his partner and their sausage dogs, Dolly & Daisy.

Lucy Gray

Massage Therapist

Lucy qualified as a Sports Massage Therapist after working in the fitness and leisure industry for over 15 years. Her passion is helping people become the best version of themselves and she adopts a holistic approach to all of her clients. Lucy is a 3rd Dan Black Belt and has trained in martial arts for over 20 years. Having always known the importance of receiving regular massages throughout her own martial arts career in both training and competing, Lucy understood the incredible benefits of massage therapy in allowing aches and pains to be dealt with before they led to injuries.

Lucy is well versed in helping ease tight hamstrings, quads, calves, glutes, lower backs and shoulders, and, as well as martial artists she has experience with cyclists and runners.

Qualifications

  • Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage therapy (Level 4 EQF)
  • Self-myofascial release to aid sports massage therapy
  • Diploma in Pilates Instruction
  • NCFE Level 2 in Personal Exercise and Nutrition

Personal interests 

Martial arts, martial arts and more martial arts! But seriously, alongside martial arts, Lucy loves to lead an active lifestyle with weight training, running and walking amongst her hobbies. She also loves to cook and spend time with family and friends with a cocktail or two!

Lucy Hayne Sports Massage Therapy Ashby de la Zouch
Richard Hayne - Sports Massage Therapist

Richard Hayne

Massage Therapist

Richard was inspired to become a Sports Massage Therapist following an injury that significantly affected his quality of life. The process of seeing a therapist to undertake a treatment and massage process sparked a curiosity that led to him undertake a variety of training. Richard has now been a certified Massage Therapist for 4 years. He is passionate about using his skills and experiences to help others.

Richard has experience working with athletes of all disciplines and prides himself on providing a range of high quality of treatment techniques including; Sports Massage, Deep-tissue, Swedish and Relaxation Massage. He has also completed training to become a qualified Beactivated practitioner which allows him to use his skills and knowledge to deliver neuromuscular activation alongside traditional techniques.

Qualifications

  • Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy 
  • Qualified Beactivated practitioner
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Release

Personal Interests

In his spare time, Richard enjoys running and has completed races over various distances including recently finishing his first marathon! He also has a passion for motorbikes and when not crashing them, he enjoys racing them.

 

Kerrie Noad

Practice Manager

Behind every good team is someone pulling the strings and keeping the cogs turning. For Vitalize Physiotherapy this person is Kerrie. As practice manager Kerrie organises the diary, takes bookings and performs key administrative tasks. She’ll often man the phone and has built up a reputation for her excellent customer service. As well as working for Vitalize, Kerrie is a registered Health Care Professional. This means she can offer excellent advice over the phone regarding managing conditions prior to your Physiotherapy appointment.

Personal interests:
Kerrie is heavily into arts and crafts. She is constantly making and creating things for family and friends. She likes to run and finds it is an excellent way to unwind. Above all she enjoys spending time with her family.

 

Kerrie Noad Vitalize Physio

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