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Meet our team

Have a read through our biographies of all our current members of staff.

Sophie Peachey - Director

I graduated from St.Thomas' Hospital in 1990 and have since worked extensively in the NHS and private sector. I believe in an integrated 'hands on' approach to physiotherapy treatment with a keen emphasis on posture, muscle imbalance and personalised exercise programmes. I have completed postgraduate training in acupuncture and may use this as part of my treatment to enhance pain relief. I am a member of the AACP. I have wide experience in treating both spinal problems and other joint issues, including sports injuries. My overall aim is to reduce your pain and restore function so that you can fully enjoy your hobbies and sport.

Diane Watkins - Director

I graduated from St.Thomas' Hospital in 1982 and worked for 8 years in the NHS before working overseas in Australia, the Middle East and the USA. I worked for 2 years in industry and have worked in the private sector since 1993. I have been a member of the team here since 2001 and a partner since 2003. I have gained postgraduate diplomas in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and acupuncture and am a member of the AACP and MACP. I have a very hands-on approach to treating all muscle and joint problems. I will use a combination of therapies to help improve pain relief and overall to restore full function to the body.

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Claire Richards - Physiotherapist

I qualified with a BSc(Hons) in Physiotherapy in 1995 from the University of Ulster and began my career at the Royal Surrey County Hospital before moving on to St. Mary’s Hospital in London and gaining further experience in both the public and private sectors in Australia. I have worked in several areas of physiotherapy in particular rehabilitation and neurology and have been employed in private practice since returning to work after having my three children. I have wide ranging experience in treating all spinal and musculoskeletal problems, with a special interest in Whiplash Associated Disorder. I have also completed a further qualification in Acupuncture which I use as an adjunct to treatment for pain relief, with my end goal to decrease your pain and restore normal movement as quickly as possible.

Lindsay Pringle - Physiotherapist

I graduated with a B.Sc. in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Aberystwyth, followed by a M.Sc. in Physiotherapy at the University of Southampton. I qualified with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, working within the NHS and also privately. Additionally I have qualified in Sports Massage Therapy and Pilates. This experience has led me to have a keen interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. In 2012 I joined Farnham Physiotherapy and Sports Injury clinic.

Outside of physiotherapy I have worked with a local rugby team and I enjoy skiing, netball and Pilates.

Nina Robinson - Physiotherapist

I graduated from King's College London in 1989 and have since worked in both the NHS and private practice.

I live in Farnham with my husband and 3 children.

I have always been interested in how we move and in recent years I have become very interested in running- perhaps sparked by my children’s natural athletic abilities, my own enjoyment of exercise and the fact that we do see a lot of local runners in the practice. I believe that a holistic approach and good communication skills are really important and that physiotherapy can enable people to move freely and fluently, improving sports performance and enjoyment. I established The Running Clinic in 2013 at Farnham Phyisotherapy.

Priya Wernick - Paediatric Physiotherapist

I am a mum of two children living in Farnham. I have been a qualified physiotherapist for 10 years, having graduated from King's College London. I chose to specialise in the field of paediatrics eight years ago and in doing so, have achieved a great sense of reward and work-life balance in an area that I am very passionate about. (I see patients late afternoon/evening on Tuesdays at the Farnham Clinic).

Simon Brown - Physiotherapist

I graduated in 2007 from Coventry University and initially combined working for the NHS in the Farnham/Guildford/Waverley area and working for a Premier League football team. After leaving the NHS in 2010 I have been working for the MOD treating soldiers during their initial army training and combine this with continuing work within professional sport, Elite level youth Netball and private practice at Farnham Physiotherapy & Sports Clinic.

As you may have guessed by my career history, I have a special interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation.

Joanne Chatfield - Soft Tissue Therapist

Sports and remedial massage is provided by Joanne Chatfield LSSM (Dip) MISRM MCNHC. Her mission is to help everyone be the very best they can. She has 12 years’ experience in resolving short term and chronic soft tissue problems within most sports at both professional and recreational levels. Joanne has extensive experience in working with postural/occupational issues as well as with neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis. She is also a tutor at the London School of Sport & Remedial Massage (LSSM) and has regularly worked on a voluntary basis overseas teaching massage to blind people in Nepal.

James Leyland - Physiotherapist

I graduated with a sports science degree from Chichester University before going on to gain a diploma in sports therapy and degree in physiotherapy from London South bank University. I worked in the NHS for 9 years gaining experience in a wide variety of conditions from post-surgical & acute through to chronic. I use a variety of treatments to help patients including joint mobilisation, soft tissue release, electrotherapy, and acupuncture, as well as specialising in a functional approach to assessments and treatment.

Jane Campbell - Practice Manager

Kim Bundy - Senior Receptionist

Rosemary Pozzo - Receptionist