At Boyd Physiotherapy we have thirteen specialists who can help in many ways.

All our Physiotherapists are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)


Mrs S. Lesley Boyd MCSP, MPT Lesley qualified at the MSc level in Physiotherapy with distinction at Boston University, USA in 1982. She also holds a BA in Biology with Honours gained in 1979. She has worked at the Senior Physiotherapist level at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and taught extensively throughout the USA and Canada in manual orthopaedic therapy, as well as anatomy and kiniesiology in the MSc program of Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. Lesley has published and presented several articles in American Journals (under her maiden name of Butterfield) before coming to England in 1990. Lesley was the orthopaedic, rheumatology and outpatient Superintendent of Physiotherapy at Southampton General Hospital and later the New Forest Hospitals, before starting in private practice in 1996.

Mrs E. Anne Maule MCSP Anne qualified in Physiotherapy at Guys Hospital in London in 1984. She worked locally at Christchurch Hospital and Lymington Infirmary Outpatients before joining Boyd Physiotherapy Associates. She treats patients in the clinic for musculoskeletal problems. Anne is also our primary physiotherapist offering domiciliary visits to patients who need help with mobility or initial rehabilitation following surgery. Additional speciality: HOME VISITS

Mr Michael J. Ord BSc Physio (Hons), BSc Sports Sci (Hons), MCSP Mike holds a BSc (Hons) in Sports Science from John Moors University, Liverpool and gained a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Birmingham University in 1995. He is currently working as a Clinical Specialist in shoulder and knee conditions for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust in addition to his work at Boyd Physiotherapy Associates. Mike is a spinal manipulative physiotherapist, with an interest in sports injuries. He has been physiotherapist for a number of Premiership rugby clubs and lead physio for national netball tournaments. He is a specialist in setting up rehabilitation programmes for acute and chronic conditions. Additional speciality: SHOULDER PROBLEMS

Mrs Cheryl Boettger MCSP, AACP, ACPWH Cheryl qualified at the Middlesex Hospital, London in 1984. She worked in private practice in Dubai for many years before returning to the UK and rejoining the NHS. She is a senior musculoskeletal therapist and also a Clinical Specialist in knee conditions. She practices acupuncture and is specially trained in the treatment of continence problems. Cheryl is currently working part time for the Orthopaedic Choice service at Lymington Hospital. She is a member of the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine (SOM), the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women’s Health and a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Additional speciality: KNEES, WOMEN’S HEALTH, ACUPUNCTURE

LindaCornish Mrs Linda Cornish, MCSP Mrs Linda Cornish (MCSP) qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1989 at Bath School of Physiotherapy. She works as a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Hands at University Hospital of Southampton. As well as working as a specialised Hand Therapist in the Therapy Services Department, she works alongside Professor David Warwick in his weekly Hand Clinics. Linda has run successful Distal Radius Fracture clinic, a Carpal Tunnel Clinic and a Dupuytren’s Clinic alongside Professor Warwick ordering investigations and listing patients for surgery. Linda completed a MSc Module in Injection Therapy at Southampton University in 2009. She lectures frequently at the post-graduate level. She is also a lead organiser of Southampton Hand Course for Therapists and Surgeons which has been running successfully for 8 years.Linda works part-time for Southern Health in an Orthopaedic Clinic assessing patients with hand, wrist and elbow conditions.Linda joined Boyd Physiotherapy Associates in July 2013 and is delighted to become a member of the team. Additional speciality: HANDS, WRISTS, ELBOWS.

karenmcleod Karen MacLeod MCSP MSc PGDip Karen qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1982 at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. She has 20 years of experience within the musculoskeletal out-patient setting where a keen interest in dysfunction of the pelvic joints led to further study of the pelvic floor muscles and post graduate certificates in women’s health physiotherapy and continence. Karen became a clinical specialist in pelvic floor rehabilitation, continence and women’s health at RHCH, Winchester, where she was clinical lead for 10 years working closely with consultants in urology, coloproctology, obstetrics and gynaecology. With a special interest in male pelvic floor dysfunction, she undertook a research project investigating urinary incontinence after prostate surgery as part of her MSc. awarded by the University of Southampton in 2012. Since then she has extended her knowledge and skills with further study and training in manual therapy for the overactive pelvic floor and chronic pelvic pain. Karen has recently remarried and moved to the Lymington area and is joining Boyd’s to start up a new pelvic floor physiotherapy service for men.


Miss Sarah Bayliss LSSM Diploma Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy, ISRM, HND Sports Science STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor Sarah qualified as a massage therapist in 2008 after graduating from Swansea University with an HND in Sports Science and over 7 years experience working in health and fitness and as a Clinical Exercise Referrals Instructor and personal trainer. Sarah trained at the London School of Sports Massage and is a member of the Institute of Sports and Remedial Massage.

SteveWatkins200 Mr Steve Watkins LSSM Diploma Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy, ISRM Steve Watkins qualified in Sports Massage Therapy with the London School of Sports Massage in 2002, and is registered with the Institute of Sports and Remedial Massage.
Prior to working in massage, Steve worked as a fully qualified Health and Fitness instructor, and will often combine massage techniques and exercise to ease or strengthen muscles. Recently, Steve trained in the application of Kinesio tape with the International Kinesio Taping Association. This versatile tape may be used to provide support for muscles during sports performance, prompt good posture or to assist in the recovery from injury.
Steve is also a qualified tutor, and teaches on the London School of Sports Massages higher level Diploma, as well as having previously taught at Brockenhurst College.
Although specialising in sports injuries, treatments also benefit general muscular aches and pains as well as postural and stress related conditions.


Mrs Alison King STOTT PILATES Matwork, Reformer & ISP (Injuries & Special Populations) PEA Exercise and Health Studies (Distinction), REPS Advanced Instructor Level 3, Equipilates Biomechanics  Trainer TM
Alison gained a distinction in PEA Exercise and Health Studies at University of East London in 1992. She spent 8 years teaching both group exercise and personal training and went on to qualify as a BOSU Master Trainer, developing a series of balance training workshops which she presented nationally. In 2006 Alison turned her focus to Pilates and trained in the STOTT method. She is qualified to teach Pilates on the mat and on the Reformer and welcomes both men and women to her one-to-one and group sessions.

Mrs Jo Kingsbury (formerly Jo Stacey) OCR, Pilates Institute London Jo has over 24 years experience in the fitness industry, starting out in athletics coaching at Bournemouth Athletic Club from 1987-1989. She moved into the commercial fitness industry, creating Hopscotch Aerobics working in local private and council health clubs. Jo began personal training in 1990 and then in 2001 trained and qualified at the Pilates Institute in London.She is a member of the Pilates Institute and Fitness Professionals. Jo has been running Pilates classes in the Lymington area for the last 9 years and as an associate at Boyd Associates works with clients on a one-to-one basis.

Mrs Alaine Brooks BSc MCSP HCPC AACP Alaine qualified as a physiotherapist from the University of Hertfordshire in 2005. She worked at University Hospital of Southampton as a senior physiotherapist specialising in musculoskeletal outpatients with a specialist interest in trauma and orthopaedics. Alaine moved to Spire Southampton Hospital and is now based at Perform as part of the specialist Physiotherapy rehabilitation team. She enjoys treating many different conditions with traditional physiotherapy techniques and acupuncture. Following the birth of her son, Alaine developed a special interest in Clinical Pilates and trained with APPI (The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute). She works with both adults and children and is also trained in ante-natal and post- natal Pilates. She teaches in class set ups and one to one.


Mr Finn Kellow-Webb, Alexander Technique Teacher, MSTAT, BA (Hons) Sport Science, PGCE Finn is a fully qualified teacher of the Alexander Technique and is a member of the Society for Teachers of the Alexander Technique (MSTAT). He studied full-time for 3 years at the Brighton Centre for Alexander Technique where he also works as an assistant course tutor. He practices from 3 clinics in Hampshire. Prior to Alexander Teaching, Finn spent 11 years as a PE teacher and sports coach. He is very interested in working with sportspeople to help improve their overall performance by using less effort and gaining maximum


stuartrobinson Mr Stuart Robertson MSc, BSc Physiotherapy, BEd (Hons) Stuart first trained as a Physical Education teacher at Exeter University, going on to become the Head of PE at the International School of Singapore, before retraining as a Physiotherapist in 1989 at Brunel University. In 1993 he undertook his Physiotherapy Master’s degree at University College Hospital in London. He initially pursued a career in sports physiotherapy, working with both cricket and rugby elite teams at national level. He then became a clinical specialist in chronic pain at Kingston Hospital, before leaving the NHS to set up a private practice in Somerset. In conjunction with this he lectured both nationally and internationally on his area of expertise in Viscero and Myofascial Release. When Stuart became a father, the bug for working with children again struck and he took a job in Poole working in a school for children with complex physical disabilities. He works at the school now as a paediatric physiotherapist as well as a yoga and mindfulness teacher. Outside of school his passion is to work with the health and wellbeing of the whole person, combining his physiotherapy skills with that of yoga and mindfulness.


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