ON Physio Physiotherapy Team - Neurological Care Oxfordshire

ON Physio Team

ON Physio is a close knit team of neurological physiotherapists and rehabilitation professionals. We are committed to improving the well being of people with Neurological conditions.

ON Physio physiotherapists are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. All our team are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP), have enhanced DBS clearance and extensive experience in the acute treatment and long term management of neurological disorder.

Director. Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Sophie has over 20 years of experience treating neurological patients in outpatient, inpatient and community services across both NHS and private settings.

She founded ON Physio in 2015 with a vision of providing access to specialist rehabilitation for people living with Neurological conditions at whatever the stage of their illness or injury. Underpinning this was the desire to develop a service that enables people living with neurological conditions to live more active and healthy lives.

She is passionate about helping people living with long-term conditions enjoy the benefits that physical activity, particularly group exercise therapy, bring to physical and mental wellbeing. She has a holistic approach to her individual treatment.

Sophie splits her time with the running of ON Physio and clinical practice whereby she manages a general neurological caseload.

Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Caroline qualified as a physiotherapist in 2003 with BSc (Hons) from Oxford Brookes University. Specialising in neurology in 2005, Caroline has worked as a specialist neurological physiotherapist in hospital, out-patient and community settings within the NHS and private practice. She joined ON Physio full-time in 2016.

Whilst enjoying all aspects of neurological physiotherapy Caroline has a special interest in Multiple Sclerosis. As such, since joining ON Physio, she set up and leads a popular aquatic exercise class for people with MS. Caroline also enjoys delivering specialist ON Physio's Parkinson’s exercise classes and seeing people in their homes or in clinic for individual treatment sessions offering people the full range of treatment options available.

Caroline keenly continues to maintain and develop her skills and knowledge through attendance of relevant courses, and in addition to CSP membership is a member of ACPIN (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists with Interest in Neurology) and of ATACP (Aquatic Therapy Association of Chartered Physiotherapists).

Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Emma has over 15 years of clinical experience in neurological rehabilitation and has an MSc in Neurological Physiotherapy from The University of Nottingham. Emma works as a highly specialist Physiotherapist at an NHS neurological rehabilitation service. She treats inpatients and outpatients with stroke, congenital and acquired brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease.

Emma applies her advanced knowledge and skills of movement analysis and functional training, upper limb rehabilitation and functional electrical stimulation (FES) to maximise fitness, strength and functional movement. She is interested in increasing physical activity through exercise and self-management interventions, to support people to take an active part in the management of their condition.

Emma joined ON Physio in 2019. She is looking forward to developing the Neurofit classes, delivering PD Attack classes and will be offering 1:1 appointments at The Bosworth Clinic.

Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Natalie is a specialist neurological physiotherapist with over 25 years clinical experience. She has an MSc in Neurological Rehabilitation from Oxford Brookes University.

She is a lead physiotherapist of a NHS neurological rehabilitation service, treating a wide variety of patients with complex neurological conditions following stroke, congenital and acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions. She works largely with inpatients delivering specialist rehabilitation enabling people to commence their road to recovery or manage a more long term condition. Natalie runs a weekly spasticity clinic and as a qualified physiotherapist injector she delivers botulinum toxin injections as part of a holistic and multi disciplinary approach to the management of spasticity.

She has extensive experience in maximizing the recovery of the arm following stroke or brain injury and is trained to use Saeboflex, CIMT (Constraint induced movement therapy) and neuro-muscular electrical stimulation. She is involved in delivering specialist courses about the recovery of the arm to other therapists working with this patient group. Joining the ON Physio team part time in 2018 she continues her work in the NHS and is looking forward to providing intensive and expert physiotherapy treatments to people in their own homes.

Specialist Parkinson's Physiotherapist

Jen qualified in 1993 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Coventry University. She worked at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, and after 18 months specialised in Neurological Rehabilitation as a rotational senior physiotherapist. This included working with a inpatient and outpatient neurology team, Neuro-rehabilitation team, on the Stroke unit as well as working with complex trauma patients with head injuries. She worked with the lead Parkinson's disease consultant to pilot a joint Consultant/ Physio clinic. Jen later headed up the Rehabilitation Physiotherapy team at LRI treating patients with a variety of neurological conditions (particularly stroke and head injury) as inpatients and outpatients.

In 2000 she relocated to Oxfordshire and joined the Physical Disability Physiotherapy Service (PDPS) for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. Jen relished the opportunity to work with a wide variety of people with complex neurological conditions e.g. Parkinson's Disease, Stroke, Head Injury and Multiple Sclerosis. She has developed close working relationships with local gyms, sports centre and Headway Oxofrd. She has excellent working relationships with many other specialist teams and services within Oxfordshire.

Jen is a member of ACPIN and regularly attends courses and conferences to ensure that she is up to date with new technologies, best practice and CPD.

Jen enjoys a busy family life, loves running with her Springer Spaniels, skiing and is a coffee connoisseur!

Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor

Rehbilitation and Neurological Physiotherapist

Rehabilitation Instructor

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Contact Us

We realise you may wish to speak to one of our specialist neurological therapists to find our if your problem is appropriate for physiotherapy treatment. Email or call to arrange a free telephone consultation. There is no obligation to book an appointment following telephone consultation. The service is provided to help people choose whether physiotherapy is the right treatment for them.