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- Meet the team

Nadene Lidington DC (MChiro)

Doctor of Chiropractic and Clinic Director

Registered with General Chiropractic Council
Member of the British Chiropractic Association
More about Nadene
Nadene first encountered chiropractic at a young age following a sports injury where she was inspired to follow the same rewarding career. Since qualifying from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic in 2015, she has been based in Cheltenham.

Originally from Southampton, Nadene and her family have always considered Chiropractic as part of normal life. She continues to attend seminars that widen her treatment skills, including kinesiology taping, western medical acupuncture (dry needling) and instrument assisted fascial release.

She believes that the body works as one and should be treated that way by getting to the route of the problem, not just treating the symptoms. Nadene believes that regular maintenance treatment, educating her patients on their condition and teaching them home exercises and rehab helps to prevent the chance of the injury reoccurring.

Outside of clinic, Nadene enjoys socialising with friends, travelling the world, renovating properties and keeping fit.

JJ Cook BSc(Hons)

Sports Therapist and Personal Trainer

BSc (Hons) in Sports Therapy 2011
Member of the Society of Sports Therapists
More about Jonathan
Jonathan, also known as JJ, graduated from the University of Gloucestershire in 2011 with a Bsc (Hons) in Sports Therapy.

During the course of his degree, JJ was able to work alongside professional sports teams such as Gloucester Rugby and Newport Gwent Dragons, providing sports massage to the players and assisting with the pre season screening programme. He was also selected as part of the Medical Team for the Scotland Students Rugby League team at the Four Nations Championships in Glasgow in 2011.

Originally qualifying as a personal trainer in 2007, JJ integrates this role with that of the sports therapist in order to ensure that his clients are able to return to full functional fitness following injury or are able to stay injury free when training to improve their health and fitness.

JJ treats a wide variety of conditions, taking patients from initial diagnosis and assessment, all the way through to return to sport. Utilising skills such as sports massage and kinesiology taping and western medical acupuncture (dry needling) alongside strengthening and stretching programmes to ensure every patient is back on their feet as soon as possible.

Outside of clinic, JJ enjoys cooking, travelling and hiking outdoors.

Philippa Sawtell BSc(Hons) MCSP PgDip

Chartered Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor

Registered with Health & Care Professions Council
Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
More about Philippa
Philippa’s passion for physiotherapy began at the age of seven after falling off a horse, injuring her elbow and experiencing Physio first hand. This inspired Philippa to work hard and she went on to achieve a first class Physiotherapy degree at the University of Wales College of Medicine.

She has over 15 years of experience working in London in a wide range of departments from amputees to intensive care and finally specialising in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Her desire to excel in her profession led her to complete a postgraduate diploma in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, become an Acupuncture Practitioner and a Clinical Pilates Instructor.

Philippa has a keen interest in people. She aspires to make a meaningful difference to her patients. By finding a true course to their pain and providing a step-by-step targeted treatment and rehab approach, she is able to provide her patients with the best treatment for long lasting results.

Outside of clinic, Philippa loves her family, friends and the outdoors, whether it's running, cycling, tennis or sailing.