The Team


Graeme Carter (centre manager) Graeme qualified from Manchester School of Physiotherapy in 2004. After completing 3 years with the NHS at South Manchester University Hospitals, Graeme joined Hyde Physiotherapy Centre in 2007. Graeme has a post graduate Diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine and adopts a very ‘hands on’ approach to his physiotherapy management. Graeme has attended many post-graduate courses in order to provide the best patient management and extend his clinical skills.  Graeme also has 10 years experience in the private sector treating sports injuries, back pain amongst many other musculoskeletal conditions.


Gareth Kershaw (centre manager)
Gareth qualified from the Manchester School of Physiotherapy in 2002. He started his career in the NHS at North Manchester General Hospital gaining experience in many areas of physiotherapy practice specifically adult orthopaedic outpatients and inpatients, and also a 6 month post treating paediatric orthopaedic in and outpatients at Booth Hall children’s Hospital. He has also had valuable experience in the sporting arena, treating various sports injuries and developing rehabilitation programmes at the Blackburn Rovers Football Club Academy for 5 years. Gareth joined the Hyde Physiotherapy Centre team in January 2005 and has further developed his skills in the musculoskeletal area of physiotherapy, he has gained a post-graduate diploma in orthopaedic medicine as well as many other post graduate courses including acupuncture, myofascial release and spinal manipulation therapy. Gareth has a very direct approach to physiotherapy involving a variety of effective treatments both ‘hands-on’ and exercise based to provide a holistic approach to patient management.


Steve Loveridge
Steve qualified in 2005 from a Masters in Rehabilitation science at Brighton University which gives licence to practice physiotherapy. Steve has a Sports Science background having attained an honours degree in Sports Science and Biology at Nottingham Trent University in 2002. After completing 3 and half years with the NHS at South Manchester University Hospitals, Steve joined Hyde Physiotherapy Centre in 2009. Steve has a very manual and exercise based approach and has attended many post- graduate courses to progress his treatment techniques, including acupuncture and orthopaedic medicine.


Suzanne Wong
Suzanne qualified from Southampton School of Physiotherapy in 2000.Previously she completed a Human Biology Degree at Leeds Metropolitan University in 1997. Initially, she worked as a Junior Physiotherapist at Kettering General Hospital for 2 ½ years. She then moved to York District Hospital as a Senior 2 Physiotherapist and worked for the Physiotherapy department for 2 years. She has also worked at Chester Nuffield Hospital as a Senior 1 Physiotherapist. Finally she joined Hyde Physiotherapy Dept in January 2007. Currently she is employed on a part time basis as a Senior 1 Physiotherapist. Suzanne’s post graduate courses include a Diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine, Certificate in Spinal Manual therapy and Acupuncture including Acupuncture in Pregnancy.


Emma Chadwick
Emma qualified from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2012, where after graduating she took a junior role within the NHS for 6 months, working in elderly patient rehab within an intermediate care setting. Emma joined the Hyde Physiotherapy Team in 2013 and combines manual, exercise and electrotherapy treatments approaches to meet patient needs. Some of the post-graduate courses Emma has attended include, acupuncture, manual therapy and manipulation and myofascial massage techniques.


Alison Moss – Senior Admin Clerk
In 2008 Alison joined the team at Hyde Physiotherapy Centre as admin clerk.  In 2010 Alison was promoted to Senior admin clerk.  Alison  has a wealth of experience in the health industry, having worked for 10 years in local GP surgeries.  Alison is fully qualified and has vast experience in beauty therapy and complimentary therapies having worked in the beauty industry.


Karen Lawton – Assistant Admin Clerk
Karen joined the team at Hyde Physiotherapy Centre in December 2013. Karen started work at Tameside Hospital, providing admin support for the Lead Practitioner in Resuscitation, then joined Tameside and Glossop NHS Primary Care Trust providing Secretarial support for the Community Neuro Rehabilitation Team for over 10 years.