Danielle Golton MCSP AACP HCPC
Danielle established Toll House Clinic in 1995. She has gained over 30 years of experience in treating all musculoskeletal conditions and sporting injuries using traditional physiotherapy and acupuncture. Her friendly and approachable manner is followed by all the therapists in the team. Patient care and consideration is of utmost importance to Danielle and she is proud to work with an excellent administration team and therapists.
Fiona Harding MCSP AACP HCPC
Fiona joined the Toll House Clinic in 1997 moving from a senior position within the NHS. She has gained a high level of experience and expertise, particularly in spinal and orthopaedic problems. She also excels in osteoarthritis and is excellent in caring for the more elderly patients. Fiona is happy to do a home visit if necessary following your total hip replacement or total knee replacement. Fiona's clinical speciality includes osteoporosis, women's health. She is also fully trained in acupuncture. Fiona has a clinical interest in chronic pain and coping strategies for longer term dysfunction and pain.
Monday 8.30 – 1.00 Thursday 8.30 – 1.00 Friday 8.30 - 1.00 Saturday 8.30 – 12.30
Elaine Kirton MCSP AACP ACPSM HCPC
Elaine qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1998, following a Sports Science degree and a season of ski guiding and teaching swimming. She has worked within the NHS and for an eight year stint for the MOD, supporting the Royal Logistics Corps Rugby Union Squad and the Royal Artillery Downhill Ski Team. Elaine has over 20 international caps as a physiotherapist with the Rugby Football League and has volunteered at several Commonwealth and Olympic Games. More recently, she has worked with the England Rowing Squad at the Commonwealth Championships and with GB Rowing U23s at one of their high altitude training camps. Personally, Elaine has competed in rowing and sailing and is an accomplished circumnavigator in the Clipper 09/10 Round the World Yacht Race. Her special interests are sports injuries and rehabilitation back to full fitness. Her clinical specialities include shoulder dysfunction and lower limb biomechanics. Recent professional interests include acupuncture in womens health, stress incontinence in the athelete and during menapause.
If you see her out running at Chipping Sodbury Parkrun, don't hesitate to stop & have a chat about any niggles or muscle strains you might have. She is usually running with her Cocker Spaniel at the back!
Monday 8.15 – 1.00 Tuesday 2.00 – 6.30 Wednesday 8.15 – 1.00 Thursday 2.00 -6.30
Michael Cawley MCSP AACP HCPC
Mike qualified in 2010 and has a degree in both Sports Science and Physiotherapy. He trained at Bath and Kings College London coming to Toll House Clinic after working with the South Glos MSCAT team assessing chronic cases that have failed to respond to previous treatments. He effectively treats a wide range of spinal problems as well as sports injuries such as muscle strains and repetitive stress injuries such as tennis elbow, RSI and ergonomic issues. He is able to provide a specific exercise and rehabilitation programme alongside your treatment to help you recover from injury or orthopaedic surgery. Mike is a proud father of three, and avid cyclist / runner.
Alison Staveley MCSP AACP APPI
Ali qualified in 1997 from Southampton University and began her career working for the NHS followed by the MOD where she worked with service men and women, rehabilitating all types of musculoskeletal conditions including multiple trauma. More recently, Ali has worked in private practice and is a certified JEMS practitioner. This has revolutionised her approach to injury, assessment and treatment.
JEMS (Joanne Elphinston Movement Systems) is a rehabilitation approach exploring movement relationships and the forces acting on the body and works, with any age, towards accessing that “beautiful movement”, the best result requiring the least effort. For more information click on the following link: https://www.jemsmovement.com/video/jems-introduction/
Ali is qualified in acupuncture and is Pilates trained with APPI. She also has special interests in treating jaw pain and treating children and adolescents with musculoskeletal conditions.
Ali enjoys running with her energetic Vizsla, she endures a weekly bootcamp and enjoys skiing when she gets the chance. She has competed in sprint triathlons and has even learnt to play ice hockey. She has also been involved in youth and children’s work for many years in her local church.
Tuesday 11.30 – 6.30 Wednesday 9.30 - 1.40 Thursday 8.40 – 5.20
Jonathan Watkins MCSP ACPSM
Jonathan has an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine (2013) from Queen Mary University, London, paired with a BSc in Physiotherapy from the University of the West of England. Additional qualifications include accreditation from the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM). His expertise extends to cycling injury management, mountain leadership, climbing coaching, and more.
As Head of Academy Sports Science and Medicine at Forest Green Rovers FC, Jonathan fosters emerging talents, while previously as Lead Physiotherapist at Dean Close School, he nurtured scholarship athletes in hockey, rugby, and tennis. This role also encompassed injury management, screening, and training adaptation.
Jonathan engaged in the Maccabi European Games, Budapest, where he guided Great Britain's youth in football, tennis, fencing, swimming, and futsal. Working as a Specialist Rehab Physiotherapist at Six Physio, London, he honed expertise in bike fit assessments, training load monitoring, and strength conditioning.
His versatility shined as Lead Academy Physiotherapist at Colchester United Football Club, overseeing injury rehab and prevention for all age groups. His involvement in University of the West of England as a Physiotherapist and Sports Injury Physio showcased his adeptness in assessing and treating a wide range of athletes.
His mountain leadership skills came into play with Dave Talbot adventure events, guiding expeditions and teaching outdoor skills. He has also directed a climbing squad, led a private sports injury clinic, and contributed to the NHS Foundation Trust.
From clinics to schools, football fields to mountain summits, Jonathan’s journey epitomizes excellence in sports medicine and athlete development. He has a commitment to innovation, holistic care, and impactful leadership.
Monday 4.00 - 7.00 Friday 4.00 - 7.00
Teodora Draghici MCSP HCPC
Teodora joined the team at Toll House Clinic in May 2023. She is approachable, understanding and focused giving her patients the most appropriate treatment plans and care. She has a balanced approach of clinical and holistic treatments including hands on soft tissue work and cupping.
Teodora is a dedicated professional with exceptional multi-tasking and organisational skills. In 2020 she relocated to Bristol where she has gained experience in treating musculoskeletal, cardiac rehabilitation and neurological conditions.
With a strong medical ethic and the ability to work both independently and within a team, Teodora thrives even in challenging situations. Her empathetic and resilient nature allows her to connect effectively with patients and colleagues. Her experience spans a range of roles, as a skilled physiotherapist, Teodora has worked in various settings such as Freeways charity in Bristol, ST. Rose’s School in Stroud, and Centrokinetic Sport in Bucharest.
Her commitment to patient care is evident, including volunteering as a physiotherapist for the Downs syndrome association.
Teodora holds an M.Sc. in Physical Therapy (2018)and Functional Rehabilitation from the University of Medicine TIRGU MURES and a Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from 2016. She is certified with HCPC, CSP, BLS, and Physio First. Teodora is proficient in English, Spanish, Dutch, and her native language, Romanian.
Monday 1.00 - 7.00 Tuesday 1.00 - 6.30 Wednesday 1.30 - 7.00 Friday 8.30 - 1.30
Natalie Clune MCSP HCPC
Natalie is a dedicated, driven, and highly skilled senior musculoskeletal physiotherapist, qualifying in 2013 and supporting over a decade of diverse expertise spanning NHS, primary care, elite sports, and private practice. Natalie is adept at managing complex conditions and committed to delivering compassionate, patient-centred care.
Her experience includes Senior MSK Physiotherapist at HCRG Care Group and Sirona Care and Health, excelling in primary care, GP practices, MSK outpatients, and multi-pathology case management. She was actively engaged in referral pathways, service audits, and holistic assessments.
Natalie is an accomplished Functional Assessor, conducting functional disability assessments for clients with diverse conditions. Produced high-quality reports for the Department for Work and Pensions.
She has been a Senior MSK Physiotherapist at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Avon Occupational health, and within Private practice, demonstrating autonomy in comprehensive assessment and treatment of complex MSK conditions. Proficient in managing outpatient settings and ensuring efficient patient care.
Natalie has also been pitch side to many sports teams including Gloucestershire Cricket, Rovers Academy Football, and Shortwood UFC she has also attended at the London Marathon.
An enthusiastic sports aficionado, Natalie thrives on competitive team sports, half marathons, triathlons, and cycling feats. She has conquered Everest Base Camp and find joy in inspiring others to embrace an active, healthy lifestyle.
Tuesday 8.30 – 3.30 Wednesday 2.00 – 7.00 Thursday 8.30 -12.30 Friday 8.30 – 12.30
Katarina Sveder-Cain BSc MSc DC
Katarina trained and worked originally as a Registered Nurse in her native Sweden & Norway. She retrained and graduated in 2003 as a Chiropractor from The Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth. Katarina has been a trusted and valued member of the clinical team at Toll House since 2005. She has a relaxed professional manner which puts her patients at ease. She listens and understands exactly what you are going through. Her excellent support and clinical skills means she is in great demand at the Clinic. Katarina finds it important to educate her patients to help them understand what is wrong and how we can make it better with a combined approach of treatments, stretches, exercise and general advice concerning posture, sports and work. She works closely with GPs and follows the Governments NICE Clinical Guidelines as she feels that it is important to work within an evidence based framework. As a result she uses manipulation, clinical acupuncture and soft tissue techniques and uses gentle modified versions of these techniques when working with elderly patients, pregnant women and children.
Katarina specialises in treating headaches and migraines and helping these patients is something she feels very passionate about.
When Katarina isn't working she is often mountain walking in the Scottish Highlands or in The Brecon Beacons with her husband Simon and Obi the Labrador.
Tuesday 8.00 –2.00 Thursday 2.00 – 7.30 Friday 8.30 – 11.30
Mike Clark BSc DC
Mike trained at the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, qualifying with a BSc (Hons) degree in 2004. He is registered with the General Chiropractic Council. He has been at Toll House Clinic since 2013 and has a huge patient following and has an excellent clinical reputation. Alongside his chiropractic degree Mike has trained in dry needling, this complements the specific adjustment techniques used and helps reduce muscle spasm. He specialises in chiropractic neck and arm pain, low back and disc injuries, placing emphasis on rehabilitation so that once the injury has healed, you strengthen the area to prevent relapse. Mike is sympathetic to sedentary office workers with back pain, advising on ergonomics and maintaining a healthy back for his patients. Mike is always approachable for a one to one discussion regarding your injury.
Monday 10.00 -7.00 Friday 12.00 – 7.00 Saturday 8.30 -12.30
Sophie Stockdale BSc (Hons) MChS HCPC
Sophie graduated from her degree level training at the University of Huddersfield in 2014.
She is HCPC Registered and is a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists.
Sophie enjoys treating people of all ages and is able to assess and treat a wide range of lower limb conditions. Sophie also treats skin and nail conditions of the feet and offers specialist minor sterile surgical treatment for Verrucae and Ingrown Toenails.
Wednesday 9.00 – 7.00
Pooja Sharma BSc (Hons) MChS HCPC
Pooja completed her Podiatry degree in 2001, and has over 20 years experience working within the NHS. She’s treated a wide range of patients ranging from Peadiatrics to vulnerable adults and complex diabetics.
Pooja is passionate about working with her patients to find solutions to their foot pain through a friendly and empathetic approach and enabling them to maintain optimum foot health with education and advice.
Thursday 9.30 – 1.00
Claire Sokell ITEC
Massage Therapist & Yoga Instructor
Claire is a calm and holistic practitioner with a caring gentle manner. She will make you feel comfortable and coveted during your treatment, always with a reassuring smile. Claire has been with Toll House Clinic since 2009, and is an integral part of our team. Claire is continually updating her knowledge and training in both massage and yoga and will bring you the most current approach. The combination of holistic massage and yoga is essential for anxiety and stress related issues.
Each treatment is tailored to suit the individual needs of a patient, physically and emotionally. She is calm and soothing whilst her experienced hands work away those knotted muscles.
Monday 9.30 – 1.30 Tuedays 9.30 – 1.00 Friday 9.30 - 12.30
Josh Cook MSc BSc (Hons) SST
Sports Massage Therapist
Josh has a master's degree in Sports Therapy at the University of Gloucestershire. With a strong academic foundation and a deep passion for sports, Josh is determined to contribute significantly to the field of sports therapy. He is a valued member of Toll House Clinic Sports Massage team.
During his university years Josh maintained a consistent presence in the workforce, continuously seeking opportunities to learn, contribute, and make a positive impact. The journey through various roles has provided a diverse skill set and a well-rounded approach to problem-solving.
Josh has served pitchside, actively engaged in preparing athletes for matchdays through pre-match taping and massage. He is adept at aiding in the rehabilitation of athletes on their path to full fitness. As the initial point of contact for injured players, Josh adeptly assesses injuries and makes timely decisions in diverse scenarios, showcasing adaptability and quick decision-making skills.
Josh has worked and thrived in a rehab and massage clinic setting. Within this environment, he assesses client fitness levels and crafts tailored programs to assist them in achieving their fitness objectives. His sports massage techniques are honed to your ability and stage if injury.
As a personal trainer Josh has honed his interpersonal skills while leading group classes and conducting one-on-one training sessions.
Furthermore, Josh gained valuable experience in performance analysis during a tenure at Cheltenham football club. Diligently observing football games through cameras to capture intricate details, Josh has the ability to present data and insights to coaches and trainers plays a pivotal role in enhancing performance strategies.
The academic journey, crowned with his MSc and BSc in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Gloucestershire, underscores Josh shows dedication to continuous learning and growth. Complementing academic achievements, specialised training includes being a NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (2021) and certifications in First Aid for Football (2022), Taping & Strapping for Sport (2022), and Fundamentals of K-Tape (2022).
Josh's expertise ensures a smooth transition back to peak performance with personalised care and proven results, using deep tissue massage with a rehabilitation focus.
Monday 2.00 - 7.00 Thursday 1.20 - 6.00 Friday 2.00 - 7.00 Alternate Saturdays 8.30 - 1.00
Emma Sykes BSc (Hons) SST
Sports Massage Therapist
Emma Sykes is a dedicated and skilled Sports Therapist with a passion for promoting health and well-being through sports and exercise, Emma has amassed a diverse set of experiences and qualifications that showcase her expertise in the field.
Her journey began at Coventry University, where she earned her BSc in Sport and Exercise Therapy. Throughout her academic journey, she acquired a deep understanding of core and peripheral anatomy, biomechanics, trauma management, and sports massage.
Emma's hands-on experience shines through her various roles. She served as a Student Sports Therapist at Lutterworth Rugby Club from. During her tenure, she excelled in pre-match strapping, massage gun treatment, and stretching techniques. She created and demonstrated rehabilitation plans for a range of injuries for Colts and 3 Senior Men’s Teams, while also providing crucial pitch-side First Aid treatment.
Emma's responsibilities at Devizes Rugby Club include pitch-side First Aid, pre-match taping with strapping tape and k-tape, soft-tissue massage, assisting with warm-ups, and creating personalized rehab plans.
Emma's empathy and adaptability were highlighted during her time as an FA Accredited Level 1 Football Coach at Swindon Town FC Community Foundation. She adeptly worked with individuals facing mental health conditions and physical complex needs, demonstrating strong communication skills, empathy, and compassion.
In addition to her impressive hands-on experience, Emma's commitment to continuous learning is evidenced by her LUBAS First Aid for Sport and Exercise qualification and her shadowing experience at Chippenham Hospital's Elderly Rehabilitation Ward. Her understanding of aiding diverse age groups was deepened through observing treatment sessions for conditions such as bariatric, Parkinson’s, and amputees.
With a strong foundation in education, diverse hands-on experiences, and a genuine passion for improving lives through sports therapy, Emma Sykes is a professional who continues to make impactful contributions to the field of sport and exercise therapy and is a welcome addition to the Toll House Team.
Tuesday 1.45 - 5.30 Wednesday 1.00 - 7.00
Helena Dawson BSc (Hons) MAR MFHT
Helena was introduced to holistic complementary therapies in 2004 when expecting her second child, reflexology supported her through the later stages of pregnancy. She loved the treatments, and their benefits; this positive experience set her to learn more about holistic therapies and train as a complementary therapist.
In 2011, Helena followed her heart, and continued her holistic complementary training, and added Reflexology to her Reiki Master qualification. Since then, she has qualified in Indian Head Massage and facial, nerve, sub-fertility, maternity and vertical reflexology as well as reflexology lymphatic drainage. She has experience seeing people living with cancer and is a therapist volunteer at a Macmillan Centre in Bristol. Helena offers any combination of her therapies at Toll House Clinic and is proving to be of great benefit to our patients.
Friday 2.00 - 5.00 Alternate Saturday 8.45 -1.00
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