OUR TEAM

Meet the highly skilled people behind Peak Wellbeing:

Mike Whitehead MSc MCSP HCPC

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist & Director

Mike is the Founder and Director of Peak Wellbeing (formerly known as Radcliffe Physiotherapy). With an undergraduate degree in anatomy prior to completion of his physiotherapy education in 2001, Mike has a really solid base to simplify the most complex of problems. He believes that the basis of rehabilitation of your injury starts with helping you to understand the cause of the problem. He will use his extensive experience to reassure you, treat and manage your injury accordingly and will involve you in every stage of your recovery. Mike has a great interest in complex pain states as well as sporting injuries, including running, cycling and swimming in which he partakes himself. Rest assured that Mike will make you feel supported throughout your assessment and treatment, and guide you back to fitness.

Matt Buckley BSc MCSP HCPC

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist

Matt's friendly manner instantly makes patients feel at ease. Matt is an extremely enthusiastic physio with a wealth of knowledge in all areas, although he does have a specialist interest in neck and shoulder pain. He too has a simple but effective way of helping you understand how the body works and why at times, it doesn't function effectively. Matt loves sport and keeping fit and has a passion for football and in particular Manchester City, but don't hold that against him!

Louise Price BSc MCSP HCPC

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist

As a working mum, Louise is with us on Mondays. She has 15 years in both the public and private sector at senior level and has a lovely way with patients. She is a lover of the great outdoors and highly values the concept of healthy living. She has a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the human body, which she applies to all of her patients' problems.

Fiona Cameron BSc MCSP HCPC

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist

Fiona has a wealth of experience to call on, having been qualified for over 30 years. She has worked in a variety of settings including senior positions within the NHS alongside consultants in orthopaedic, spinal and post-operative clinics. She also has an interest in sporting injuries and set up a specialist clinic within A&E for this purpose, as well as carrying out research into whiplash associated disorders. 

 

Fiona strongly believes that an empathetic, clear explanation of the nature of your problem in combination with hands-on treatment and specific exercises are the key to recovery. She has a passion for running and rock climbing and also manages to find time to manage her flock of 15 Shetland sheep and 2 Heifers with the help of her dogs.

Claire Holmes

CBT Therapist

Clare is a fully qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and registered Mental Health Nurse, accredited by the BABCP and NMC. She has over 20 years’ experience in mental health with the NHS, working with mental health problems in adults and children. 

 

CBT can be used to treat health anxiety, OCD, generalised anxiety disorder, social anxiety, trauma, managing the psychological factors associated with chronic pain and long-term physical health conditions. CBT helps build skills and coping mechanisms to deal with problems and challenges that we are facing. Clare works with adults, children and couples and is able to adapt therapy to meet people’s individual needs and works in a supportive and confidential way.

Mark Wignarajah

Health &

Nutrition Coach

After working in the corporate world for over 20 years Mark’s business background has given him a unique understanding of the resilience and balance required for optimum health and wellbeing.  His coaching strategy combines the latest scientific backed techniques to transform your body and mind. Qualified in Functional Diagnostic Nutrition and Bulletproof Coaching (world leading organisations focusing on human performance and optimum wellbeing).  He is also certified by the Institute of HeartMath to teach methods to transform stress and boost resilience. 

 

Main Qualifications:

  • Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner 

  • Bulletproof Human Upgrade Coach

  • Health Coach and Fat Loss Specialist 

  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Nutritional Advice

Jimmy Kershaw

Sports Massage therapist

Jimmy is our resident GB triathlete! Jimmy made the National Squad for triathlon at the tender age of 16 and now trains and competes at elite level. We are lucky enough to have his expertise on hand as a qualified Sports Massage Therapist as part of the Peak Wellbeing Team. So whether you are recovering after a sporting event or training session, or looking to prevent injuries and enhance performance, a sports massage has the ability to provide all of the above. 

 

Jimmy can also offer training programmes in running, cycling and/or swimming for anyone planning an event or wanting to improve their performance.