Paul Ray Physiotherapy
Here at Paul Ray's Sports Injury Clinic are aim is to provide you with the best physiotherapy and rehabilitation service. The goal is to put you in control of the pain or dysfunction rather than it controlling you.
Our approach is to provide a personalised solution for your problem. This means we take time to fully explain the cause of your condition. We then design a focused treatment and rehabilitation plan that you will understand. By understanding your condition and treatment plan it will empower you to get better quicker.
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER
THE POWER TO GET BETTER QUICKER.
Paul Ray (Director) - HPC Registered Physiotherapist
The Paul Ray Sports Injury Clinic first opened in Oakwood in 1998. Since then it has moved to Spondon where the clinic has continued to grow in size and reputation.
Throughout this time Paul has treated a variety of sporting injuries. Ranging from small Irish dancers, to weekend warriors through to professional athletes performing on a world stage.
As an athlete himself he has competed in the London Marathon three times and triathlons up to ½ ironman distance.
He is also a member of the Australian Association of Massage Therapists and regularly attends the Western Australian Ironman as a Senior Physiotherapist.
Paul's experience and knowledge gives him a distinct advantage in understanding the ways that injuries occur through sport, work or accident from the young to the old.
Leonie Shipley - HPC Registered Physiotherapist, Member of THe Charted Society Of Physiotherapists
Leonie graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a First Class Degree in Physiotherapy.
Leonie has extensive undergraduate knowledge and experience within the NHS setting. She has undertaken an apprenticeship at Paul Ray Sports Injury Clinic (Paul Ray Ltd) for the last 9 months whilst completing her degree but has been a client of his since the age of 14, when she first became fascinated about physiotherapy. Leonie is passionate about physiotherapy and has gained valuable experiences as a student through volunteering her time and skills in massage to her athletic friends and in a rehabilitation centres in Ghana and India. Her passion will continue to show through her commitment to attending courses to provide high quality physiotherapy.
She is a keen runner and has competed at National Events in cross country and on the track. A highlight was when she recently competed in the British University Championships in the 800m in the Olympic Stadium as part of the London Prepares Series. Her involvement in sport provides her with the knowledge and understanding of how injuries occur and the importance of rehabilitation in sport.
Leonie has worked in The Derby Runner for the past 5 years whilst studying her A levels and physiotherapy degree. This has allowed Leonie to gain experience in gait analysis and providing people with advice on injuries, training structure, injury prevention and returning to training after injury to suit individual activity needs.
Her NHS experience as a student and experiences in Ghana and India have allowed her to gain valuable understanding that everyone has different rehabilitation goals and she respects individual differences. She has experience working with all ages and disabilities to help people achieve their own goals to suit their lifestyles.