Elizabeth Palmer MSc MCSP

Owner of Park Physiotherapy – Qualified from Guys Hospital in 1979. She has worked in hospitals in Norwich and Cape Town returning to England to work in the NHS community setting before starting in private practice in Dereham in 1990. From 1992 Elizabeth worked privately from Hingham GP surgery and also started Park Physiotherapy at Weston Park in 1998. Over the years the practice has grown from strength to strength “I have concentrated on developing a practice which provides high quality physiotherapy treatment using experienced physiotherapists who are specialists in their field.

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  • Acute and chronic spinal pain and pelvic dysfunction
  • Whiplash Injury
  • Cervicogenic Headaches and Migraines including Tinnitus
  • Acute and chronic overuse Sports
  • Injuries especially achilles tendon problems
  • Using Acupuncture to supplement traditional Physiotherapy Skills
  • Occupational Health / Work Station set-up
Louisa Turner - BSc (Hons) MCSP

Louisa Qualified in 1994 from the University of Westminster and St Mary’s Hospital, London with a First Class Honours Degree in Physiotherapy. Louisa originally specialised in neurological rehabilitation, working at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London. She completed the Adult Bobath course in 2001.

In 2003 she set up a private practice in Stockholm, Sweden, working with both musculoskeletal problems and neurological patients. She qualified in Swedish massage, adding this to prior skills of deep tissue manipulation and myofascial release.

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  • Musculoskeletal problems especially spinal problems
  • Whiplash Injuries
  • Neurological conditions including stroke and multiple sclerosis
  • Chronic musculoskeletal dysfunction and pain
  • Rosen Method Bodywork
Gemma Barnes MSc(Hons) MCSP

Gemma graduated from King’s College, London in 2004 and has worked in the NHS at various locations in the South-East of England. Gemma has a special interest in Women’s and Men’s Health, which includes; musculoskeletal problems during pregnancy and after childbirth, bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain disorders. She has worked at a specialist level within Women’s and Men’s health and in the last three years has been a Specialist Physiotherapist in a “Pelvic Floor” unit at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London. She currently works two days a week as a Women’s Health Physiotherapist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Gemma has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Continence Physiotherapy and is continuing to study for a full Masters degree at the University of East Anglia.

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  • Pelvic Girdle Pain and Low Back Pain in pregnancy
  • Rectus Abdominus Divarication after pregnancy
  • Musculo-skeletal complaints during the child-bearing years
  • Pelvic Floor and abdominal muscle weakness after child-birth
  • Bladder and bowel incontinence in men and women
Claire Emerson MSc MCSP

Claire graduated from UEA in 2007 with a pre-registration Masters degree in Physiotherapy having a previous BSc degree in Biology from the University of Arizona in 2002.

Claire began her career in physiotherapy in 2005 where she began working within an inpatient orthopaedic physiotherapy team, treating patients recovering post operatively from feet, knee (arthroscopy; ACL repair; uni and total knee replacement), hip, back (decompression and fusion), neck , women’s health (hysterectomy, prolapse repair), shoulder (slap lesions, rotator cuff repairs, total shoulder replacements, MUA for frozen shoulders and debridements/wash outs) and bowel surgery or patients recovering from neurological conditions.

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  • Sports injuries especially running injuries
  • Post-operative rehabilitation following orthopaedic surgery
  • Spinal Pain
  • Rehabilitation following pain and injury
  • Clinical Pilates
Anna Holmes BSc(Hons) MCSP

Anna graduated with a first class degree from the University of Birmingham in 2006, following a previous degree in Biology at the University of Bristol. She worked for 7 ½ years at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, gaining promotion in 2006 to specialise as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist.

For the last 2 years she worked as a sports physiotherapist at Pure Sports Medicine, Kensington. Here clients ranged from Olympic athletes and amateur ‘weekend warriors’ to the retired and elderly with the more common osteoarthritis conditions of the spine.

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  • Sports medicine
  • Running , triathlon, horse riding and ski injuries
  • Trauma, fracture and orthopaedics
  • Pilates and functional exercise rehabilitation for low back pain
  • Pregnancy related pain
Nicola Vineyard MCSP

Nicola Vineyard qualified at Pinderfields College, Wakefield, West Yorkshire in 1985. After working in Mundesley Rehabilitation Hospital in Norfolk for a time, she moved back to her home in Essex.
She then started work in the East London area working for the NHS at Newham General Hospital and Barking Hospital. Here she gained a sound knowledge of all aspects of physiotherapy both inpatient and outpatients She also worked in the London Chest Hospital for a short period of time being involved with all respiratory treatments including post cardio thoracic surgery rehab.

Nicola realised quite quickly in her career that she had a love of outpatient treatments as this enabled her to work closely with patients providing effective treatments and rehabilitation programmes. Due to her love of sports injuries she became involved with the Metropolitan Police sports Club in Essex treating the rugby and football teams. For several years she was involved with the London Youth Games, treating injuries sustained in the varied sports by the young athletes.

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  • Sports injuries
  • Whiplash injury
  • Acupuncture
  • Pilates
  • Rehabilitation post injury and surger
  • Spinal Injury
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