In Peak Health are a caring team of physiotherapists who offer assessment and treatment which is individually tailored to each patient’s needs.
Established for over 20 years, our clinic in New Mills was taken over by Allison Winterbottom nearly 10 years ago.
Physio-led Pilates is also ran from the Spring Bank Arts Centre in New Mills and Life Leisure gym in Romiley.
We can offer assessment and treatment for;
Back Pain and Sciatica
Neck and arm pain
Joint or Muscle Pain
Repetitive strain injuries such as tennis elbow
Nicola began her career as a massage therapist before deciding to train in physiotherapy. She graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2007 with first class honours and worked at Cheadle Royal hospital and with Manchester Futsal Club before specialising in musculo-skeletal work. She is a qualified Modified Pilates instructor and a member of the Australian Institute of Physiotherapy & Pilates (APPI) and takes two weekly Physio-Led Modified Pilates classes in the Stockport and New Mills areas. These classes are purposely small (a maximum of 12 participants) so lots of 1-to-1 hands-on feedback and technique correction can be carried out making the classes ideal for anyone who wants to get back to exercise but is concerned about aggravating an existing injury or pain. Nicola is qualified in acupuncture which is used for a wide range of conditions but can be especially successful in conjunction with massage for the release of myofascial trigger points. In addition, she is a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE) and is experienced in conducting Display Screen Equipment (DSE), Workplace and Vehicle assessments to help correct any functional, occupational and postural habits that may be aggravating injuries. She takes a holistic approach with all of her patients ensuring that all treatments, be it manual, exercise, acupuncture or electrotherapy, aiming to enhance and are in keeping with individual lifestyle and ability. In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym, jogging, sewing and being run ragged by her 2 young children!
Having studied at Huddersfield University for her degree in Physiotherapy (qualifying in 2000), Allison initially worked in the NHS for five years before taking over of The Coverley Clinic in September 2005. In December 2007 Allison expanded the practice into Ryley Mount Consulting rooms (Hazel Grove) and from August 2009 Allison has had the third clinic which is in Glossop. Continuing her education in the ever-changing field of physiotherapy, Allison regularly attends post graduate courses on relevant topics, recent courses having included acupuncture, sacro-iliac (pelvic) dysfunctions, and biomechanics. Outside of work Allison is a keen horse rider, she owns one horse and competes at one day events, Dressage and Showjumping. Allison also works specially with horse riders with a good understanding of the biomechanics and demands of the sport assessments of this kind can make a massive difference to a horses way of going. Allison has a general interest in all other sports. This fuels her interest in sports injury rehabilitation. Allison is a mum of one – Henry, born in November 2014.
Jill is an associate Physiotherapist at In Peak Health and graduated from Manchester University in 1997 with an honours degree in physiotherapy. In 2004 Jill joined Greater Manchester Police as a Neuromusculoskeletal Extended Scope Physiotherapist and in 2007 was appointed Manager of the Physiotherapy service. The role included sports injuries as well as work-related injuries, occupational health and ergonomic workplace assessments. She maintains her professional development by regular attendance of post-graduate courses. Outside of work Jill is a keen sportswoman, having played Premiership rugby, representing Lancashire and the North West in national competitions. She now enjoys going to the gym, camping and walking. During the last ten years she has been team physiotherapist to a number of club and representative rugby teams, which has enhanced her interest in sports injury rehabilitation.