Our Team

Fiona Kellett
Director of Physiotherapy

Fiona attained a BSc in Physiotherapy from Queens College in Glasgow in 1990 and an MSc from Manchester School of Physiotherapy in 1999. Following qualifying in Glasgow she worked in Newcastle and Tyneside before moving to Manchester in 1995 to work at South Manchester University Hospital. Through research and clinical work she has pioneered innovative new treatments in the management of asthma and bronchiectasis. Her work in dysfunctional breathing has involved the identification of new patterns of hyperventilation and panic breathing and research to evaluate the treatment of these patterns. She has presented this work both nationally and internationally and has written and published several medical papers. She has also been involved in undergraduate and post-graduate education and was a lecturer and student mentor at the University of Manchester.

Through her research Fiona worked with a Pharmaceutical company presenting lectures and study days in both the NHS and pharmaceutical industry, locally, nationally and internationally.

Over the last 10 years Fiona has worked locally in the private sector. She is a highly qualified and respected musculoskeletal, spinal and sport injury specialist.
She has worked regularly for British Athletics and England rugby at both a local, regional and international level, providing immediate pitch side emergency care and concussion and return to play assessments.

In developing Cheshire Physioactive Fiona strives to provide a complete patient care package. The clinics diverse and highly skilled staffs allows all patients to achieve their treatment and rehabilitation goals in a unique custom designed physiotherapy and rehabilitation centre. Fiona has an excellent working relationship with all local General practitioners and Consultant Specialists and is a trusted provider for all the major insurance companies.

Kirsty Kellett
Chartered Physiotherapist

Kirsty graduated from Salford University in 2020. She is currently working in the NHS and provides evening and weekend support to Cheshire Physioactive where she treats patients with both neurological and MSK problems. She is also the physiotherapist for Warrington Rugby Union Football Club providing pitch side first aid and injury treatment and rehabilitation.

In her leisure time, Kirsty enjoys swimming and playing netball.

Ben Goodacre
Rehabilitation Specialist
BSc, CSP Associate

Ben attained his sports rehabilitation degree from Salford University. He has work with elite level rugby and basketball. He also has immediate care in sport qualification, which allows him to provide trauma care at sporting events.
His assessment ensures accurate musculoskeletal diagnosis, which allows appropriate functional rehabilitation.

He has competed at a professional level in basketball and now enjoys maintaining his fitness through a combination of basketball and fitness training.

Samantha Cataroche
Senior Physiotherapist

Sam is a highly experienced physiotherapist who gained her BSc Hons degree in Physiotherapy from Oxford Brookes University in 2006. Since qualifying Sam has worked in a variety of professional settings and with a broad range of patients ranging from premature babies to the elderly. This has given Sam a vast breadth of knowledge of different conditions but also of how best to work with different patient groups in order to fit therapy in to their lives so that it is most beneficial.

Sam is passionate about providing the highest standards of treatment and always strives to deliver therapy in a holistic and empathetic manner. Sam is especially interested in treating chronic pain, antenatal musculoskeletal problems and providing accupuncture for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.

Jane Webb
Practice Manager

Jane has a 20 year history of working in an Office manager role. She is highly experienced in all aspects of practice management and ensures the smooth running of the clinic. Her warm and friendly professional personality ensures all patients and staff are made to feel welcome and supported.

Anthony Lyons-Martin
Rehabilitation Specialist BSc
CSP Associate

Since graduating in 2009 with a BSc in Sport & Exercise Science. Anthony has spent the past 12 years working as a specialist pilates instructor and 1:1 trainer in both commercial gyms and rehabilitation environments.

He holds a full equipment APPI Pilates instructor certificate, is GP referral qualified and certified back pain instructor.

He has joined the Cheshire Physioactive team to provide a pilates and specialist rehabilitation service to our client base.

Claire Ryan
Rehabilitation Specialist
BSc, CSP Associate

Claire has always had a passion for sport and exercise which led her to pursue a career in healthcare. She studied a BSc in Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy and graduated from the Institute of Technology, Carlow (Ireland) in 2014.

Prior to joining the team at Cheshire Physioactive, Claire worked extensively in London in private practice and has also had experience working in Ireland with sports teams including Salthill Devon F.C., and in the UK with several Gaelic Football, Hurling teams and Rugby teams. Her experience whilst in London has included both the treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal patients and adults and children with neurological conditions. She gained valuable experience in using the state of the art Alter G anti gravity treadmill and hydrotherapy to enhance rehabilitation. While working in this field she gained a special interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of highly complex conditions and chronic pain.

In her free time she loves to train and play sport and enjoys playing and listening to music.

She continues to apply her knowledge and expertise in exercise rehabilitation at Cheshire Physioactive and aims to help patients achieve their health and well being goals.

Sarah Jones
Specialist MSK Physiotherapist

Sarah has recently relocated to the North West from London. Sarah graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2012 with a First Class Honours. With a decade of experience in both NHS trusts and private practice she is confident treating all MSK conditions. However, has a special interest in hip, knee and ankle conditions and traumatic injuries.

Sarah enjoys running and previously led running repairs clinics alongside the London Marathon. She is currently finishing her masters with a research project in national ACL management and return to sports.

Tricia McCormack

We are delighted to welcome Trish who has joined us following a successful 27 year career in customer service within the Telecoms sector.

Trish aims to offer a warm welcome and will provide any assistance required to make a visit to Cheshire Physioactive a safe and positive experience.

Lilly Ball

We are delighted to welcome Lilly to our team. She is currently studying for her A Levels and hopes to go on to university to study physiotherapy.
She is an accomplished dancer and a great asset to Cheshire Physioactive.