Mike Salkeld (Senior Physiotherapist)
Mike qualified as a physiotherapist with a first class honours degree from the University of Cumbria. He is a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist with six years NHS and private practice experience
His post graduate qualifications include a diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine, the Mckenzie concept, the Mulligan's concept, a qualification awarded from the Neuro-Orthpodeadic Institute, injection therapy and has also gained a qualification in the Cognitive Functional Therapy approach which focuses on the biopsychosocial model and individualised care, ensuring not only the patient’s structural injury is considered and treated but that the individual and their individual experience is considered also.
Mike furthermore is a strength and conditioning coach and also has a qualification in Sports Nutrition and an honours degree in Sport Science and Biology.
Tom Farnell (Senior Physiotherapist)
Tom qualified as a physiotherapist from the University of Cumbria in 2008. He is a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist and has previous clinical experience working for Penrith RUFC and the Fire Fighters Charity as well as North Lakes Physiotherapy.
Tom has post graduate qualifications from the Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine, the Neuro-Orthopaedic Institute and in the Mulligan concept. Tom also spent several years as the head physiotherapist at Penrith RUFC dealing with and managing a range of rugby injuries with those playing for the senior and under 18’s teams.
Tom has a special interest in Pain Management and has completed a Masters Degree in pain sciences at Keele University and is a qualified acupuncturist (AACP). Tom currently also works as a team lead physiotherapist and Extended Scope Practitioner (ESP) within the NHS.
Nils Killgren (Senior Physiotherapist)
Nils qualified as a Physiotherapist with a first class honours degree from Kings College London. He is a Specialist Physiotherapist focused on musculoskeletal practice with experience of a wide range of presentations including adolescents primarily with sporting related injuries and conditions.
Prior to moving to the Lakes, Nils worked within the London North West Healthcare NHS Trust. There he gained experience across various fields including musculoskeletal outpatients, orthopaedics, neurology, post surgical and critical care. Nils's post-graduate education includes qualifications in Pilates and Acupuncture (AACP) as well as courses covering Pain Education and Taping. Forthcoming courses this year will cover Orthopaedic Medicine.
Julia Templeton (Sports Therapist)
Julia is a Sports Therapist with 18 years of private practice experience since qualifying as an holistic therapist in 1998. In 2011 she progressed and qualified at level 3 Sports Massage and specialises in muscular injuries. Julia has experience working with professional rugby and football players, weight lifters and fell and road runners.
Ed graduated with a first class (hons) degree in Sports Rehabilitation and is a member of the Sports Therapy Association.
Ed has previously worked with:
- Penrith Rugby Union FC,
- Carlisle Ladies FC
- Brathay 10 in 10 marathon runners
- Lancashire Constabulary
Ed specialises in:
- Spots injury assessment and treatment
- Functional Rehabilitation
- Remedial and Sports Massage