Natalie Woodman - Clinical Specialist Neuro Physiotherapist Seating and FES Specialist

Natalie Woodman

Clinical Specialist Neuro Physiotherapist
Seating and FES Specialist

Natalie graduated from University of the Western Cape in South Africa in December 1995 with a BSc Physiotherapy (Hons) degree. She has extensive experience and a sound knowledge in working with Neurological conditions. She has worked in a senior post in various hospitals in the NHS, private sector and charity based hospitals prior to setting up Neurolink Physiotherapy Ltd.

Natalie completed a PGC in Posture Management for People with complex disabilities in 2006. She completed a post graduate certificate in Rehabilitation Pilates through Polestar in 2010. She has a special interest in orthotics and splinting. She is an advance FES Specialist therapist and works with a wide range of FES Hand held and FES seated machines.

Portia Woodman - Clinical Specialist Neuro Physiotherapist Seating Specialist

Portia Woodman

Clinical Specialist Neuro Physiotherapist
Seating Specialist

Portia graduated from Cape Town University in December 1996 with a BSc Physiotherapy (Hons) degree. Portia has extensive experience and a sound knowledge in working with Neurological conditions. She has worked in a senior post and as a clinical specialist in various hospitals in the NHS, private sector and charity based hospitals. Portia completed a PGC in Posture Management for People with complex disabilities in 2005. She has studied a MSc in Rehab at St Georges Hospital in 2008.

Portia is currently completing a PhD at St Georges in developing a conceptual model of participation and developing a measure of barriers to participation post Stroke.

Lynn Vales - Junior Physiotherapist

Lynn Vale

FES Specialist Physiotherapist

Lynn qualified as a physiotherapist at the University of Southampton in 2000. After working in the NHS, Lynn took on a more specialized role in the field of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) with Bioness in 2009 as the Clinical Lead FES Therapist in the UK. For a three year period, she provided education and training for clinicians (in both the private and NHS settings) and clients; to improve function with individuals with foot drop and upper limb deficits caused by neurological injury or disease. Continuing her passion and enthusiasm to enhance function with the individuals she worked with, Lynn joined the specialist Neurological Physiotherapy team at Neurolink Physiotherapy in January 2013 as a Specialist FES Neuro Physiotherapist. Her wealth of knowledge in neurological rehabilitation and FES enables her to assist her clients with accessing the latest surface FES equipment in the field of neurology including the Bioness wireless devices and the RTI FES bike at Neurolink Physiotherapy.

Ellie Evans - Junior Physiotherapist

Ellie Evans

Junior Physiotherapist

Ellie qualified as a physiotherapist from Kings College London in 2012 with a 2:1. Ellie has good knowledge of neurological conditions following her sound and comprehensive undergraduate training. She has always been intrigued and drawn to working in the field of neurology. This together with her interest in the field of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) led her to joining the Specialist Neurological Physiotherapy team at Neurolink Physiotherapy in October 2012 as a Neuro Physiotherapy Assistant. She is trained to work with surface FES including the Odstock Microstim unit, Bioness wireless H200 hand device, Bioness L300 drop foot device and the RTI FES bike at Neurolink Physiotherapy. Her drive and passion to enhance function with the individuals she works with, means that she has a dynamic approach to neurological rehabilitation.

Ally Rose - Junior Physiotherapyst

Ally Rose

Junior Physiotherapist

Ally qualified as a physiotherapist from the School of Physiotherapy at the Kings College London in 2012 with a 2:1. Ally sound and comprehensive undergraduate training has provided her with a very good knowledge base of neurological conditions. She has always been intrigued and drawn to working in the field of neurology especially paediatrics. This together with her interest in the field of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) led her to joining the Specialist Neurological Physiotherapy team at Neurolink Physiotherapy in November 2012 as a Junior Physiotherapist. She is trained to work with surface FES including the Odstock Microstim unit, Bioness wireless H200 hand device, Bioness L300 drop foot device and the RTI FES bike at Neurolink Physiotherapy. Her fun loving charismatic nature means that children are drawn to her and enjoy working with her in their Neuro Physio treatment sessions.