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Alex Peace qualified in 2002 from Brunel University, London, as a Chartered State Registered Physiotherapist. She worked extensively in the NHS, gaining a vast array of experience across numerous specialities and then developing a specialist interest in Sports Medicine. Alex went on a gain a Masters Degree in Sport and Exercise Medicine from the University of Nottingham in 2011 and currently works within Sports Medicine with sports people ranging from the recreational to elite athlete.
Alex has a passion for sport and works within the Netball Vitality Super League, as well as in Professional Heavy Weight Boxing, working as an integral part of the team behind many high profile athletes. She has been involved in several research papers, including “the Effect of Ankle Taping in Netballers” and work into the effect of Physiotherapy on a common ankle condition, Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction. Alex is also well networked within the world of Sports Medicine and is always keen to learn from others by travelling to conferences and venues across the world. This ensures her Physiotherapy skills are driven by the latest research and thinking.
She somehow combines her passion for work with a young family of three children and being a busy farmers wife!
Michelle Collins qualified in 2005 from Sheffield Hallam University, as a Chartered State Registered Physiotherapist, and is registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). Michelle worked for the University Hospitals of Leicester, NHS Trust for 13 years, rotating across varying inpatient and outpatient disciplines inclusive of Neurology, Respiratory, Cardiac Surgery, Trauma and elective Orthopaedics, Burns and Plastics, Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Medicine, before specialising within the Musculoskeletal field in 2007.
Michelle has experience working as a Physiotherapist for Bupa, Spire Healthcare, Leicester City Football Academy, Coventry Saracens Rugby Football Club and Coventry City Ladies Football Club. Michelle joined Alexandra Peace Physiotherapy in 2011.
Michelle has gained her Level II qualifications from the British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT), registered as a qualified Acupuncturist with the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP), and recently gained her Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Diploma.
Harry Whitehurst graduated as a chartered physiotherapist from the University of Liverpool in 2016.
Since then he has worked in a vast array of areas within the NHS and developed a special interest in Trauma and Orthopaedics.
He currently works full time at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire in the Trauma & Orthopaedic therapy team, which can be a challenging, yet rewarding environment. This area has also helped him hone his musculoskeletal assessment and treatment skills.
At The Physio Barn he utilises the skills and knowledge he has developed to help his patients achieve their goals and get the best out of their physiotherapy.’
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