Spire London East Physiotherapy

Treatment from our multi-disciplinary team includes the highest level of clinical excellence

Spire London East Physiotherapy offers quick access to treatment and care in a clean and caring environment, whether you are insured or paying for your own treatment.

Spire London East Physiotherapy's mission is to bring together the best orthopaedic surgeons and physiotherapists who are dedicated to developing excellent clinical environment and delivering the highest quality care for our patients. 

Physiotherapy services

Our experienced team of chartered physiotherapists offer a wide range of treatments to outpatients and inpatients.

Call us on 020 8709 7779 to arrange an appointment. We offer the following treatments:

Specialist services

  • Acupuncture
  • Anti-gravity treadmill
  • Clinical pilates
  • Facial palsy
  • Gait analysis using bio-technology
  • Hand therapy
  • Home visits for those with neurological conditions
  • Men’s health pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Musculoskeletal physiotherapy for children age 5 and above
  • Post surgery strengthening sessions
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Women’s health (includes treatment for post-surgery, gynaecology and ante-natal dysfunctions)


  • Holistic
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Oncology
  • Pregnancy
  • Sports

Physiotherapy team

Lindsay Shorten, Musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapist

Special interests: biomechanics assessments, movement dysfunction, sports injuries, rehabilitation, acupuncture

Lindsay qualified as a physiotherapist in Hertfordshire. She then worked in the NHS and over several years specialising in musculoskeletal outpatients. Lindsay first worked with elite sports players when providing pitch side physiotherapy support for a well known local football club and later gave voluntary support to athletes during the London Olympic Games. As a keen hockey player Lindsay’s interest in sports physiotherapy continued through the completion of a postgraduate diploma in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. At Spire London East Hospital Lindsay provides thorough assessment, treatment and rehabilitation tailored to the individual and has a particular interest in movement correction and sports.

Susan Almond, Inpatient, women’s health and men’s health physiotherapist

Special interests: intensive care, post discharge care, male and female pelvic floor dysfunction

Sue qualified as a physiotherapist in the 1970’s at the Royal London Hospital. She then worked in the NHS in Bristol and London, spending time mastering more specialist areas of physiotherapy, at more nationally recognised hospitals than it is feasible to mention. These include the challenging and rewarding areas of intensive care, vascular and cardiac surgery, neonatal care, paediatrics, community care, orthopaedics, women’s health and men’s health. Sue is now primarily an inpatient physiotherapist on the wards at Spire London Hospital, and this wealth of experience means that no stone is left unturned in her care for patients. In addition to the inpatient wards, Sue also treats gynaecology post-surgery patients and men’s health outpatients. Sue is the person that will instantly allow you to feel comfortable and uninhibited when talking about your most personal or intimate problems.

Alison Hodges, Musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapist

Special interests: clinical Pilates, movement dysfunction, rheumatology, facial palsy, aquatic therapy

Alison qualified as a physiotherapist in Cambridge. She then spent several years working for the NHS in London before moving to the private sector. Alison has completed post-graduate qualifications in biomechanics and movement dysfunctions focusing on each and every region of the body with Kinetic Control. She also qualified in clinical Pilates with DMA and through much experience became specialist at hydrotherapy, treating Bell’s palsy and musculoskeletal facial dysfunctions. Alison is dedicated to treating each individual patient in a considered and holistic way. She very much realises the importance of both mind and body, and no problem is too big or too small to be given close consideration in reaching a diagnosis.

Christine Velterop, Musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapist

Special interests: clinical Pilates, ergonomics and workstation assessment, aquatic therapy

Christine qualified as a physiotherapist in London and then started work the private sector. Working in private clinics in Hong Kong, covering clinical and sports physiotherapy, performing home visits and DSE/ergonomic assessments (in offices and schools), as well as covering local and international sporting events including tennis, and rugby at the Hong Kong Tens and Sevens. Since returning to the UK in 2006 Christine has worked in East and Central London private practices. She has completed post-graduate training in Clinical Pilates™ and is one of only a handful of DMA-registered Clinical Pilates™ clinicians in the UK. Christine also has expertise in Aquatic Therapy. Christine’s experience has made her an expert in physiotherapy rehabilitation and getting her clients not only moving, but moving well for injury prevention.

Emma Bailey, Sports massage therapist

Special interests: sports massage, holistic massage, pregnancy massage, manual lymphatic drainage, lymphedema treatment

Emma first qualified as a massage therapist in 2010. Since qualifying Emma has worked with athletes in sports clubs, runners, tri-athletes, gym goers and members of the public who simply fancy a nice relaxing massage. Due to the diversity of the needs of these client groups Emma has further qualified in holistic massage, sports massage, chair massage, pregnancy massage, manual lymph drainage, lymphatic drainage and has completed a diploma in sports injuries. Whether you need massage for injury recovery, prevention, drainage of swelling or just for pleasure Emma is able to tailor a treatment to suit your needs.

Jo Lawrence, Neurophysiotherapist (Outpatient and domiciliary)

Special interests: Post-stroke / adult neurorehabilitation.

Jo has specialised in neurological physiotherapy since 1981 and has extensive experience in treating patients with a wide range of neurological conditions including stroke, traumatic brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinsons and incomplete spinal cord injury. She worked in London and Suffolk in inpatient, outpatient and community settings for the NHS and in the private sector, before taking up her current position at the Spire London East Hospital. Jo will often see patients from early on in their recovery up to later stages (ie, working towards returning to work, driving, sport and on achieving other individual life goals). Outside of her role at Spire London East Hospital, Jo is advisor to the Redbridge branch of Different Strokes, a charity for young stroke survivors who meet regularly for exercise participation and social interaction. She is also a member of the Association of Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN).

 Tracey Dennis, Rehabilitation specialist

Special interests: Fitness, weight loss, rehabilitation following surgery, lower limb strengthening

Tracey completed a degree in rehabilitation in 2014, which she completed part time alongside working at Spire London East hospital as a Physiotherapy Assistant. Her training has given her the knowledge to identify what a client’s needs and weaknesses are as well as to know exactly what to do in order to work towards a solution. Experience working as a Physiotherapy Assistant means that Tracey has gained valuable exposure to clients with different medical conditions and procedures and their implications for rehabilitation.

Opening times

For more information about the Bone and Joint Centre at Spire London East Hospital, call us on 020 8709 7779 or make an online enquiry.

Spire London East Physiotherapy opening times

Monday: 8am - 9pm

Tuesday and Thursday: 7.30am - 9pm

Friday: 7.30am - 8pm

Saturday: 7.30am - 1pm


For physiotherapy appointment call 020 8709 7779 or email us


Contact us

By emailrdphysio@spirehealthcare.com

By phone: 020 8709 7779

Spire London East Hospital
Roding Lane South
Redbridge Essex

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