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Duncan Mason - Clinic Director

Registered with the Health Professions Council 
Member Chartered Society of Physiotherapy 
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine 
Sports Massage SMA Level 4 qualified 
UK Athletics Physiotherapist in Endurance

Duncan qualified in 1990 and worked in the National Health Service for several years. He has extensive experience, having worked with a wide range of patients and conditions, specialising in diagnosis and management of musculo skeletal pathologies. His work history includes Clinical Specialist roles in Upper Limb, Lower Limb and Spinal condition, working closely with Orthopaedic surgeons.

​Duncan is vastly experienced in the management and prevention of running injuries. He has worked with many of Great Britain's top distance runners.

​His UK Athletics work includes:

  • Several GB athletics team altitude camps in the French Pyrenees and in Kenya

  • Great Britain team Physiotherapist for the World half Marathon Championships

  • Great Britain team Physiotherapist for European Cup 10,000m

  • European, World Championships and London 2012 Olympic games altitude holding camps Font Romeu

  • Part of medical team at the European Championships in Barcelona 2010

  • Providing regular physiotherapy to GB Athletics Team members throughout the year

He is completing a PhD looking at the parameters of running gait in elite athletes and the effect of running injuries on biomechanics in the Gait laboratory at Salford University, where he currently lectures in Physiotherapy at Undergraduate and post graduate levels.

His specialist knowledge into managing athletics injuries comes from his extensive experience from training and competing as an athlete, with 65 minute half marathon PB and has run in the elite field at the London marathon finishing in the top 30.

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Tim Pigott

Registered with the Health Professions Council
Member Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Member Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine (Silver)
Member Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists

​Tim qualified in 2003 and has worked in sport since 2005. After working in the NHS for several years, gaining knowledge and skills in a diverse range of specialities progressing to the role of 'Band7/ Senior 1 - Highly Specialised Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist', Tim moved to full time elite sports in private practice and as a consultant to the English Institute of Sport (EIS). This involved supporting Olympic and Paralympic athletes ahead of London2012, local professional athletes from the Eagles basketball team, martial artists, climbers, racquet sports, equestrian sports, netball, volleyball, football and rugby. He regularly supports athletes at international grand prix events and travels with teams including rugby union, rugby league and superleague netball.

Tim's own sport is Triathlon and running, particularly Ironman and marathon distances. He is also the North East regional triathlon academy assistant coach and team manager for the IRC squad. As a contributor to TriathlonPlus magazine Tim has published numerous articles on physio and training topics.

Since qualifying Tim has gone on to gain qualifications in acupuncture, sports massage, orthopaedic medicine, sports trauma management, suturing and wound management, strength and conditioning, and an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice (Manipulative Therapy). He is currently involved in a research project using X-Sens motion capture system to analyse the interaction between horse, saddle and rider to identify interventions to reduce the risk to both horse and rider.

Tim is also a certified Retül bike fitter, providing cycling specific motion-capture bike fittings to deliver highly accurate and comprehensive bike fit data to guide optimal performance, efficiency, injury prevention, and comfort on the bike.

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Pete Cuddy

Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
Registered with the Health Professions Council

Peter graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2012. He began his career as a Junior NHS Physiotherapist at Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals in London, gaining knowledge and skills in a diverse range of specialities including Orthopaedics and amputee rehabilitation. He then specialised as a Musculoskeletal therapist in the North West before progressing to a Senior MSK Physiotherapist position in the NHS, whilst also developing valuable experience in the Private Physiotherapy sector since 2016.  He has recently completed a Masters in Advanced Physiotherapy with Distinction from the University of Salford. Peter is committed to further developing his own practice through undertaking of various CPD courses and training, including Foundation level Pilates and MSK Acupuncture.