Simon Evans – Clinical Lead and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Lead Physiotherapist for Men’s Cricket
BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation, MSc Physiotherapy
Simon is a fully qualified chartered physiotherapist based in Solihull, with an MSc in Physiotherapy from the University of Southampton. He is also a Level 4 Elite Trainer, holding a BSc (Hons) in Sports Rehabilitation.
Over recent years, Simon has worked as a physiotherapist in various hospitals throughout England, tending to those of all ages and ailments. Simon has worked in numerous departments including Outpatients, Neurology, Respiratory, Orthopaedic and Intensive Care; effectively aiding patients recovery / rehabilitation process and gaining substantial knowledge in working together with differing clientele to achieve their individual goals.
In addition, Simon has worked closely with various professional sports clubs, such as Harlequins RFC and Wimbledon AFC. He has also worked at the Loughborough European Athletic events, assessing and treating sports injuries.
Simon has a natural ability to adapt to his surroundings and this has led to his ability to give consistent effective treatment with the interests of his clients being the paramount focus.
Simon is the lead physiotherapist for Loughborough University Men’s Cricket.
Tom Gibson – Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Tom is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy as well as the Health Care Professionals Council. He qualified from Leicester University in 2012 and began his career working with Leicester City Football Club Academy. Tom worked with the club for five years, treating a wide range of players from the U9 squad up to the U23 squad.
Tom joined Loughborough University Physiotherapy Clinic in October 2017.
Clare Lickess – Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist & Lead Physiotherapist for Men’s & Women’s Swimming
Following graduation from university as a chartered physiotherapist in 2000, Clare completed core rotations around the university hospitals in Birmingham. This gave her essential experience in many disciplines; including neurology, respiratory care, orthopaedics, hydrotherapy, trauma and outpatients.
In 2002, Clare decided to pursue her interest in sports, and secured a specialist post in the management of musculoskeletal injuries. Her key responsibilities included the efficient assessment, triaging and rehabilitation of patients with acute, chronic and overuse injuries, assisting them back to high level of function and sport. This was coordinated through close team work with doctors, nursing staff, strength and conditioning coaches and occupational health nurses.
In addition to the above, Clare has also pursued further post graduate qualifications including a diploma in injection therapy, a post graduate certificate in musculoskeletal studies, and she has also become a sports massage practitioner.
Clare is currently working towards accreditation within the Association of Chartered Physiotherapy in Sports Medicine by working towards her bronze and silver awards.
Clare joined the Physiotherapy Clinic here at Loughborough University in February 2015, further developing her skills in the management of sporting injuries in a multi-sport environment. She is the lead physiotherapist for Loughborough University Men’s & Women’s Swimming Performance teams.
Harvey Maguire – Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MSc Advancing Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Harvey is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy as well as the Health Care Professionals Council and Associaton of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine (Bronze level). He graduated with a degree in BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in 2011, completing his Masters Degree in Advancing Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2016.
Harvey began his career working in professional football at Wolverhampton Wanderers as an Academy Physiotherapist for 2 seasons, from here he undertook a position with Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme working with athletes across a range of sporting backgrounds, including British Ski and Snowboard and England Table Tennis. From here he began a role at St George’s Park, The National Football Centre where he worked with the Professional Footballers Association Residential Rehabilitation scheme as well as a role with The FA Mens Development teams. Harvey began a role with Athletics New Zealand in 2017 supporting their athletes prior to the 2017 Athletics World Championships in London.
Currently Harvey works as a Physiotherapist for British Athletics at Diamond League events, the Sub 2 hour marathon project, British Universities Sport, Athletics New Zealand and England Athletics.
Tony Woolerton – Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Tony studied at Sheffield Hallam University. After graduating, he worked in the NHS and the private sector, treating athletes and the general public for 3 amazing years.
Following this, Tony worked for an occupational health company and part-time as part of the physiotherapy team for a professional football team in Nottingham.
Tony joined the Loughborough University Physiotherapy Clinic in April 2017.
Tony’s experience of working with professional sports teams, the NHS and the private sector enable him to deliver an optimal service to a wide range of clients.