Meet the Team

Our Physiotherapists are experienced and highly qualified. They all have a minimum of 10 years experience post graduation alongside registration with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

We are all continually learning about the latest research evidence to ensure you get the best possible assessment and treatment for your problem.

'Everything has been first class; the reception team, Personal training & physiotherapy treatment. I totally recommend Bury Physio'


Anna Clayton


Anna is one of the clinic directors and works as a general musculoskeletal physiotherapist.  She completed an MSc Advanced Physiotherapy in 2016 and also teaches a variety of mixed ability Pilates classes at the clinic, completing training courses with APPI. Anna is qualified to provide acupuncture and has additional training in women’s health and cancer rehabilitation.  Additional Pilates class teaching includes Pink Pilates (for anyone receiving or who has completed cancer treatment) and ante/post-natal Pilates.   She is the East of England representative for the UK Pinc and Steel Foundation alongside Hayley Jarvill, which provides local funding for cancer rehabilitation classes and is also a director for Ribbon Health which provides cancer rehabilitation services.  Outside of work Anna enjoys swimming, cycling (particularly if there is a pub/café en route) and running, as well as tackling the garden and veg patch!

Hayley Jarvill


Hayley is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist trained in injection therapy and diagnostics and is also one of the clinic directors. Hayley has a Masters in Rehabilitation and a Masters in Advanced Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy (MACP). Hayley enjoys treating complex cases and sports injuries. Hayley is also trained in Pilates under the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates institute (APPi). She is also an East of England representative for the UK Pinc and Steel Foundation which provides local funding for cancer rehabilitation classes.  Hayley is also a director of Ribbon Health alongside Anna, providing cancer rehabilitation services.  Outside of work Hayley enjoys time with her family and Pilates.

Mark Alderton

Mark specialises in musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions, with a special interest in manual therapy and is a qualified acupuncturist. Mark takes an interest in sports injuries (running the Sports Injury Clinic alongside Consultant Orthopeadic Surgeon Mr Paul Nicolai). Away from work he has a passion for football and enjoys time with his family.

Jane Bos

Jane treats a variety of conditions, including dizziness and imbalance associated with inner ear problems or breathing disorders. She also has many years experience treating shoulder conditions, post surgery joint rehabilitation, mobility problems and osteoporosis. Jane is a keen dog walker!

Cara Duerr

Cara teaches Pilates classes at the clinic, on Monday and Friday mornings, and enjoys attending classes herself, as well as cardio work at the gym! She regularly attends courses to keep herself up to date with the Pilates world and is qualified to teach a pre- and post-natal Pilates.  Cara also works at AHP locally and enjoys the mix of work, particularly more complex patient cases.

Carol Ellis

Carol treats a variety of orthopaedic conditions from sports injuries to joint and mobility problems. She likes to establish the cause of a problem and treats using biomechanics, exercise and manual therapy. She also has specialist training in the treatment of headaches and migraine; expertise in rehabilitation following long term illness such as cancer and is qualified to practice acupuncture.

Petra Enrico


Petra is an MSc Graduate and used to work as a clinical physiotherapist specialist in Cambridge before joining us at Bury Physio a few years ago now. She has an interest in spinal, sports and orthopaedic conditions and uses manual therapy, movement analysis and exercise rehabilitation. She also enjoys rollerskating, ballet and badminton.

Neil Herbert

Neil qualified as a physiotherapist in 2006. His main interests are general musculoskeletal physiotherapy, occupational health and ergonomics. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons, playing football, running around the Suffolk countryside, playing golf and watching the darts.

Tanya Legrand

Tanya is an experienced neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapists, who is a member of the Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Tanya treats all musculoskeletal problems including sports injuries, back and neck problems and biomechanical presentations. She is also qualified to use Acupuncture and offers management advice and treatment for Facial Palsy.

Gertrud Swanevelder

Gertrud is able to treat a variety of conditions, can provide orthotics, acupuncture and uses hands-on techniques. She has an interest in patients with neurological conditions such as MS, Parkinson and stroke. She also runs a ‘gentle’ lunchtime gym ball stability class. She also is happy to see patients in their home environment or care home. Gertrud captained an equitation horse riding team for GB 2010 and teaches aerobics.

Erica Dyson

BSc MSc (Pre reg) MCSP HCPC

Erica qualified as a nurse 22 years ago and completed her Msc Pre Reg Physiotherapy in 2010. She is a trained Lymphoedema therapist having developed an interest in oncology and palliative care work. She is keen to combine and develop her skills within private practice to provide a holistic service to patients.
Erica enjoys being out on the water, kayaking and sailing recreationally with her family.

Ben Durham


Ben has been working with clients since 2005. His main passion is supporting people back to health utilising the benefits of exercise and establishing personal goals for his clients. He is a 5-year Cancer survivor and inspires others to be the best version of themselves. Outside of work, he enjoys playing cricket, beach walks, watching local non-league football and reading.

Jacqueline Geatches

Sports and Holistic Massage Therapist and Reflexologist, with over 20 years experience. Jackie has a HND in Sports, Health and Exercise.

Robyn Cardy

BSc (Hons)

Robyn is a Chartered Nutritionist with a BSc in Nutrition and Human Health from the University of Suffolk. She will be providing a comprehensive nutrition service with specialist interest in diabetes (including pre-diabetes), general intolerances and general weight management. Robyn also has experience in Women’s Health and general nutritional guidelines too.

The service is not just for weight loss as nutrition impacts and interacts with a variety of different health conditions.

Outside of work Robyn enjoys completing escape rooms all across the country and spending time with family and friends

Nicola Hunter


Nicola Hunter is a Chartered Physiotherapist, partner and head of practice. She has a special interest in physiotherapy for health and work. She received the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy ‘Physiotherapist Award of the year in 2009’ for her work in occupational health. Nicky enjoys cycling and tennis to maintain her fitness.

Colney and Gorleston Physiotherapists

Laura McGeary


Graduating from Keele University in 2009 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy, Laura began her career journey as a Musculoskeletal (MSK) specialist in private practice. Laura worked in Occupational Health, for contracts such as South Yorkshire Police, Royal Mail, British Telecoms and Anglian Water. After a year and a half she moved to Norfolk where she began training in Pilates with APPI (Australian Physiotherapy Pilates Institute) in 2011. This has allowed Laura to teach regular classes ranging from beginner to advanced, with both matwork and small equipment. Laura went on to complete my Acupuncture Foundation qualification in 2012, specialising in headaches, and neck and back pain. Laura treats patients of all ages, and my areas of physiotherapy practice include; MSK, Paediatrics and Neurological conditions and also enjoys working with sports specific injuries and rehabilitation.



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