Colette Ingham


Qualified from Withington Hospital in 1986 and worked full time in the NHS before setting up Gatley Physiotherapy Clinic in 1995 with Caroline Dobson. Colette has gained extensive experience in the field of musculoskeletal/ sports injuries by working with the England and Great Britain Volleyball teams, attending British Olympic Training Camps and enjoys club tennis. She has aldo worked with local rugby and football clubs. Her sporting interests continue whilst playing and coaching netball.

She enjoys using Pilates and Core Stability exercises, particularly using gym balls for the rehabilitation of many injuries.

Colette also specialises in the treatment of whiplash injuries (member of the Medicolegal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists) and shoulder and elbow problems, regularly attending the North West Upper Limb Group (NWULG) meetings. She has lectured at Salford University to the physiotherapy degree students and lectures at Manchester University on physiotherapy postgraduate courses.

Since 1995 Colette has been the on-site physiotherapist for the BBC, Manchester treating many musicians during her time there.



Rebecca Carter


Rebecca graduated form Manchester University with a physiotherapy degree in 2000. She has recently studied at Masters level in Extended Proficiencies and Injection Therapy.

Since qualifying she has worked at Withington, Wythenshawe and Hope hospitals gaining experience in musculoskeletal, neurological, neurosurgery, elderly, orthopaedics and acupuncture. She has been working in the private sector for 8 years and is happy to be part of Gatley Physiotherapy Clinic.

Her job has rapidly progressed primarily through the NHS. Rebecca has had specialist training within the NHS to manage upper limb problems especially shoulder conditions as an Extended Scope Physiotherapist. She works privately and in the NHS with Manchester’s finest upper limb surgeons to use the latest evidence based physiotherapy techniques to rehabilitate her patients to their optimum function whether it is sport, manual work or any hobby.

Rebecca also treats all other musculoskeletal conditions such as whiplash, back pain, arthritis and sports injuries using exercise, core stability, mobilisation, acupuncture, massage and electrotherapy. She believes that patients respond to treatment by allowing patients to understand of their problems.
Her passion in dance has given her over 20 years of experience, both performing and teaching and she enjoys treating dancers of all abilities from school children to professional ballerinas to pop artists.



Caroline Dobson


Caroline qualified in1986 from Withington Hospital and worked full time in the NHS at various local hospitals and local private hospitals before joining together with Colette setting up Gatley Physiotherapy Clinic in 1995.

Caroline specialises in the treatment of musculoskeletal, sporting and whiplash injuries having attended many postgraduate courses since qualification. She is a member of the North West Upper Limb Group (NWULG) and regularly attends their meeting to keep up to date with recent advances in the treatment of shoulder and elbow problems. In the late 1980’s Caroline spent time being physiotherapist to local rugby clubs and then physiotherapist to the Men’s Great Britain Volleyball squad.



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