Our Team

Sarah Joice became Clinical Director of PEAK Physiotherapy Limited in November 2005. All of the physiotherapists here at Yorkshire Neuro Physiotherapy are personally recruited and carefully selected based upon their knowledge, experience and personal attributes.

Here is our team...

Victoria Murray, MCSP

Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Victoria graduated from York St John’s University in 2008 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. Following a number of years working in the NHS gaining experience within different physiotherapy disciplines, she specialised in Neurology.  In 2013, she took on the role of sole physiotherapy provider for a Specialist Unit, providing individually tailored treatments and rehabilitation programmes for a range of neurological condition including stroke, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s, but primarily Traumatic Head Injury.

This experience has strengthened her passion for neurological rehabilitation and she is an advocate and firm believer in maintaining and optimising an individual’s function.

Post-graduate training has included the Introductory Bobath course (modules 1, 2 and 3) and a variety of equipment and postural management training programmes. In 2018, she completed her acupuncture training which is a useful addition to her existing repertoire of skills.

Victoria has a diverse, eclectic outlook when it comes to her treatment approach, and is able to modify her practice to suit individuals, regardless of their condition or disability. Her understanding and accumulated knowledge also allows her to be adaptable and apply her knowledge to other areas of physiotherapy including Elderly Care, gait re-education and general postural/mobility problems.

She currently works for the NHS on a part-time basis providing specialised postural management prescription and advice. This also runs alongside her work with the Motor Neurone Association and Headway Brain Injury Association, Second Chance.

When she is not working, Victoria enjoys spending time with family and friends, and in particular enjoys long walks with her four-legged friend. She professes to enjoy DIY but in fairness will admit to regretting the ideas at a later date!

Kareena Reehal, MCSP

Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Kareena graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2012 with a First Class BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. In the years since qualifying, Kareena has gained significant experience working across a number of different clinical areas within the NHS in Leicestershire. She has specialised in the field of Neurology and Stroke Physiotherapy where she is most passionate about making a difference to the quality of life of her clients.

Kareena applies an eclectic approach to her treatments and is always supportive of her clients. She has worked in several Specialist Units and within domiciliary settings, treating individuals with Brain Injuries, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Guillain-Barre Syndrome. She is an adaptable and flexible therapist who also has experience treating clients who are at risk of falls and those with general mobility problems. 

Kareena dedicates time to learning outside of her work and has completed a Masters’ module in Neurological Rehabilitation and several post-graduate courses in the Bobath treatment approach.

Outside of work, Kareena enjoys cooking, creating her own recipes and hosting as well as a newfound interest in organising and tidying spaces of her own and others! She also enjoys keeping fit by running for various charities and is working on living and promoting a more sustainable way of living.

Kareena joined the team at Yorkshire Neuro Physiotherapy in 2019 and works in both clinic and domiciliary settings across the Yorkshire region. 

Anna Love, MCSP

Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Anna graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy. In the years since qualifying, Anna has gained significant experience across a variety of different clinical departments within the NHS and specifically within Neurology and Stroke Physiotherapy. Anna continues to work in a Senior NHS role as a Falls Prevention Practitioner, alongside her private work with our team.

 Always ready to expand her knowledge, Anna has undertaken post-graduate training relevant to her area of practice, including literature reviews on fractured femurs in neurological conditions, dementia training, safeguarding children, and training on Regional Spinal Injuries physiotherapy management. Anna has also regularly attended the Naidex Disability Living Conference and the Yorkshire Back Exchange regional meeting and study days.  She is a member of APCIN (the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in Neurology) and is also qualified as a Manual Handling Link Worker.

 In 2014 Anna worked overseas, completing a placement at Mahidol University and Hospital in Thailand. Whilst there, she completed some research into the expectations of therapy and where physiotherapy services sit within healthcare.

Outside of work, Anna used to play Rugby Union to a high level. Anna also enjoys running, baking novelty cakes and long walks with her naughty dog Poppy. She joined the team at Yorkshire Neuro Physiotherapy in September 2017 and works with her clients in both a clinic setting and on a domiciliary basis.

Fiona McKeever, MCSP

Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Fiona has over 20 years’ clinical experience in neuro-physiotherapy. She trained at Addenbrooke’s School of Physiotherapy in Cambridge, and has worked in Wiltshire, Berkshire and Hampshire for much of her career.

Fiona’s experience includes periods of in-patient treatment at the Wessex Regional Spinal Unit in Salisbury, neurological out-patient treatment at St Mark’s Hospital in Maidenhead, and a period between 1997 and 2005 where she was the lead physiotherapist on the Community Neurological Rehabilitation Team (CNRT) for Southampton City and the New Forest NHS Trust. During this time Fiona also completed a Foundation Bobath course in the treatment of adult hemiplegia (stroke) and provided specialist Case Management services for a private organization across the South and Southwest of England.

After working within the NHS for 19 years, Fiona moved to the Far East in 2006, where she provided physiotherapy treatments to charity organisations in Thailand, primarily helping children with complex disabilities. Fiona then returned to the UK and rejoined the UK Physiotherapy profession. She became a member of the Yorkshire ACPIN committee in 2016 and started working in the Yorkshire region in 2017.

Fiona enjoys keeping up to date in the latest research and evidence-based practice. Recently she has studied a new approach to Parkinson’s treatment called PD Warrior, completed an Advanced Bobath Course on Optimizing Upper Limb Recovery at Leeds Beckett University, and a Vestibular Rehabilitation programme, all as part of her commitment to Continuing Professional Development.

Fiona joined the team at Yorkshire Neuro Physiotherapy in 2018 and works predominantly in a domiciliary capacity, seeing clients across the Yorkshire region.

Anthony Smith

Physiotherapy Assistant & Sports Massage Therapist

Anthony graduated in May 2020 with First Class Honours having completed a 3-year degree in Sports and Exercise Therapy at Leeds Beckett University. The degree course covered a wide array of topics and placed a heavy emphasis on musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Areas that Anthony has covered during his time at University include musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation, biomechanics, and manual therapy techniques. He also had the opportunity to gain valuable experience working with the Bradford City Football first team, Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby, and treating patients at the University Injury and Massage Clinic.

Through his studies and work experience, Anthony has developed a great understanding of when to utilise specific massage techniques, which enables him to personalise his treatments to ensure that each individual client receives the best possible service. Anthony accrued more than 200 hours at University working hands-on with patients in clinical settings. He also returned to University in January 2021, to start a 2-year MSc degree in Physiotherapy, which will undoubtedly add to his core base of knowledge and further expand his skillset.

Anthony has been passionate about health and fitness since his early teens, and he appreciates that the benefits that exercise offers for mental health are just as important as the physical effects. He is looking to run the London Marathon in 2021 (no pressure!). He also enjoys going to music festivals during the summer, playing football and meeting new people.

Anthony joined the PEAK Sports massage team in September 2020 and is based at our Garforth Clinic. He is also on hand for working alongside our specialist Neuro and Paediatric teams as a Physiotherapy Assistant, when required.

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