Meet Us

Clare Ursell

Clare qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist  in 2009 from Bournemouth University.

Since qualifying Clare has held many posts including working within a variety of Private Physiotherapy Clinics and the NHS, working for Cardiff City Football Club Academy and has been Head Physiotherapist for both the Celtic Crusaders Rugby League Under 18's and Wales Under 18's Superleague International squads. 

Currently, Clare combines her Private work with Step Forward Physiotherapy with her continued work within Cardiff City Football Club and has recently been appointed Lead Physiotherapist with the Celtic Dragons Netball team that play in the National Netball Superleague.

Clare's experience in managing and treating many musculo-skeletal problems, both acute and chronic has allowed her to develop a refreshing and exciting philosophy into physiotherapy. She believes in a holistic approach focusing on the importance of each individual patient and their own needs. Her skills include manual therapy, massage, ergonomics, sports specific rehabilitation, acupuncture and combined with her degree in Science in Health, Exercise and Sport, she is able to transfer her knowledge to facilitate her patient's treatment and rehabilitation.

 

Neil Lewis

Neil qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2003 from Coventry University.  

After graduating Neil worked for three years in Morriston Hospital in Swansea, gaining experience in many areas of physiotherapy but specialising in musculoskeletal conditions. .

On leaving the NHS, Neil worked for Cardiff City Football Club initially as Senior Academy Physiotherapist before progressing to Head of Academy Sports Science and Medicine where he had the responsibility of overseeing all medical and sport science matters related to any of the children registered with the Academy.   Whilst at Cardiff City, Neil has had the opportunity of working closely with the first team, working abroad and developed close working relationships with a number of Orthopaedic Consultants.   Neil has also been employed by the Football Association of Wales as a Development squad physiotherapist for both male and female International teams. 

Neil has been working in Private Practice for a number of years and currently combines his work with Step Forward Physiotherapy with work in an Occupational Health setting with a reputable company.  He is fully qualified in acupuncture, movement analysis, massage and specific strength training. He has a keen interest in back, shoulder and sport injuries, but believes he can transfer his rehabilitation skills to both a work and home environment to suit his client’s needs. He also has a previous degree in Sports Science and all this has enabled him to develop a unique and innovative outlook to the treatment, management and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions.