Our 3 registered physiotherapists will help you recover quickly
Physiotherapy is all about mobility, and controlled movement….we use movement diagnosis to help you sit better, stand better, and move better…
Treatment is always patient centred, personalised and totally holistic, integrating with other practitioners in a multi-disciplinary environment. We aim to create a continuity of care from our first meeting, to find long term solutions to problems, and prevent recurrence of injury. We want our patients to be totally independent, and have confidence in their ability to deal with all that life has to offer.
Kate, Alex, Anne are all HCPC registered and have achieved recognition by all the major insurance companies. Kate, Alex and Anne work at our St Anne’s clinic.
Mr Alex Sklepowicz
Alex has worked as part of the Grant Smith Physio team since 2010 as Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and provides professional treatment of musculoskeletal conditions with special clinical interest in mechanical spinal disorders. He also currently continues to work in Blackpool Teaching Hospital as a Senior Physiotherapist and Clinical Educator with special clinical interest in Critical Care. From 2008 to 2010, Alex worked as a Lead Physiotherapist for Fleetwood Rugby Union Club where he gained experience in the management of acute sport injuries.
Alex graduated from University of Medical Science in 2003 with a MSc Physiotherapy degree. He secured his first physiotherapy role at the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Clinical Hospital along with inpatient and outpatient departments in the United and Military Hospital in Poland where he gained experience in a range of physiotherapy disciplines.
Alex is a credentialled clinician of McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy and since graduation he has taken a wide variety of courses to improve his clinical knowledge and skills including Mulligan Concept, Myofascial Trigger Point Technique, Post Isometric Relaxation Technique, Kinesio Taping and variety of Cardio-Pulmonary trainings.
Alex is registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Health and Care Professions Council and McKenzie Institute (Poland, England).
Mrs Anne SteadmanAnnie has worked as part of the Grant Smith Physio Team for nearly 4 years. (more to follow)
Mrs Kate Sklepowicz
Kate has worked as part of the Grant Smith Physio team since 2010 providing professional treatment of musculoskeletal conditions with special clinical interest in the mechanical spinal disorders. Prior to joining the team she worked with chiropractors in the Back-In-Action Clinic in Preston and the Dail’s Chiropractor Clinic in Lytham St Annes in order to enhance her professional development.
Kate graduated from the University of Medical Sciences in 2003, Poland, with MSc in Physiotherapy. She gained experience in the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Clinical Hospital, along with inpatient and outpatient units in the United and Military Hospitals in Poland. In the meantime she was working as a lecturer of physiotherapy subjects.
Kate is a credentialled clinician of McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. To improve her clinical knowledge and skills she has completed a wide variety of courses including Mulligan Concept, Myofascial Trigger Point Technique, Post Isometric Relaxation Technique, Kinesio Taping and others.
Kate is registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Health and Care Professions Council and McKenzie Institute (Poland, England).
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