Staff

Carol McFadden MCSP HCPC

Carol graduated from the School of Physiotherapy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1986. She gained her neurological rehabilitation skills while working in a variety of specialised neurological hospitals including: The National Hospital for Neurosurgery and Neurology, The London Hospital, M.S. Rehabilitation centre Sydney and The Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre, Salisbury.

Carol is expert clinical FES practitioner. She gained a wealth of knowledge working for eight years as a clinical practitioner at the National Clinical FES Centre in Salisbury. She is an FES tutor continues to be involved in FES research projects.

She has a tremendous amount of clinical experience in the treatment of walking difficulties including Foot Drop and the more complex walking problems seen in many neurological conditions. She also treats many clients using arm stimulation.

She is one of few therapists in the North West who is trained to provide the the Bioness and Walkaid wireless stimulators as well as the full range of Odstock Medical stimulators. She also has experience in the ottobcok stimulator range.

She is a member of the Chartered Society Of Physiotherapy and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Wendy Watson MCSP HCPC

Wendy graduated from the Withington Hospital School of Physiotherapy, Manchester in 1992. Since 1995 she has worked specifically in the field of Neurological Rehabilitation, treating a wide variety of conditions from the very acute onset to the more chronic stage. She worked in the NHS in a variety of specialised neurological settings including a Regional Neurological Unit, Neuro-surgical Unit, Stroke Unit and Regional Neurological Assessment Ward.   She now works privately as a specialist neurological physiotherapist and FES practitioner.

She has been using functional electrical stimulation since 2001 and is one of a few therapists to be a fully qualified to provide the wireless Bioness and Walkaide stimulators as well as the full range of Odstock Medical stimulators.  She also has experience in the ottobock stimulator range.  She has used FES treatment for many years to assist in the rehabilitation of the arm following a neurological damage.

She is a member of The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.