Clinical DirectorOur clinical director, Team lead and specialist consultant MSK physiotherapist, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our organisation. His previous experience as an extended scope practitioner and lecturer within orthopaedics gives John a great overview of all MSK injuries, conditions and the effect they have on mental health and wellbeing.
John has many specialist areas of expertise and in particular spinal pathology, degenerative and neurological conditions to which he has had many research papers published on. Outwith this John is consultant physiotherapist of choice to many leading sports people and athletes and is regularly called upon as a consultant to national sports bodies and governmental organisations.
In addition to this, he works in conjunction with numerous orthopaedic surgeons as consultant physiotherapist in spinal conditions where referral pathways are implemented through Core Physio rehabilitation centres.
With ten years’ experience as a Prosthetist and Orthotist, Moose joined Dorset Orthopaedic’s Midlands Clinic in 2013. Moose began his career working in the NHS after graduating from the University of Strathclyde. After this he spent three years leading a team of Prosthetists supporting injured service people at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre Headley Court.
Moose has specialist experience in the areas of complex high-level upper limb prosthetics, including Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR), a surgical procedure designed to enable arm amputees to use their prosthesis intuitively. In addition, Moose has expertise in osseointegration and multi limb loss.
For Moose, the most important aspects of his job are the relationships that he builds with his patients. He feels motivated when he knows that a patient trusts him and comes to him for help when taking on a new challenge.
Shane has developed his experience, knowledge, and skills to become specialised in the management of Shoulder & Upper-Limb conditions. His thorough understanding of pain mechanisms and specialist training has provided him with the tools to treat conditions such as rotator-cuff conditions, arthritic shoulders and Tennis-Elbow.
Shane holds the position of Team Lead Occupational Health Physiotherapist in Lanarkshire, providing experience in dealing with work-related conditions treatments including shockwave therapy. Health promotion on a wider scale forms a part of his role addressing the bigger picture of encouraging patients to engage in health and wellbeing initiatives.
Shane has experience in dealing with a wide range of acute sporting injuries, experience gained working within dynamic A&E and trauma clinics allowed him to develop skills in the diagnostics and treatment of acute injuries. He has vast experience also in the management of sports injury rehabilitation.
Through his sporting hobbies and academics, he has developed an interest in strength and conditioning providing him with the skills to rehabilitate patients back to their sport or job.
Dr Martin Simpson
In addition to his role as consultant GP at Core Physio and BMR, Dr Simpson is also a senior partner at Low Waters Medical Centre, also delivering the once monthly GP led Blantyre pain clinic since its inception in 2003.
With his special interest he see patients with a wide variety of chronic/persistent pain such as post surgical, low back, post fracture, chronic arthritic, fibromyalgia, chronic regional pain syndrome and post radiotherapy pain.
Working as a full time NHS GP partner at Low Waters Medical Centre Hamilton for the past 14years. he has also had the privilege of been senior partner for the past 8 years.
Ross graduated from University with a degree in Rehabilitation Therapy. During his studies he completed placements at The Teeside Running School and BMI hospital.
He started his career as a Rehabilitation Therapist at a private clinic in Wiltshire. During this time he worked as part of a team dedicated to improving the health and movement of people with a variety of needs. As well as working with patients in the clinic he also undertook post graduate training in Myofascial release, strength and conditioning and neurological rehabilitation.
Ross joined our team in 2018 bringing his skill set to complement the existing team. Ross now leads our Sports Injury Clinic, helping clients improve their core stability and understanding of Performance. Ross has also undertaken post graduate training in running analysis and re-education of running form and is a valuable addition to our sports performance team.
Outside of work Ross is still very much involved in football and currently leads the medical department for Glasgow City and the Scottish amputee football team.