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Gail Sumner

Gail Sumner is a fully chartered and state registered physiotherapist. She qualified from Leeds University in 1998 with a BHSc honours degree in Physiotherapy, after which she worked at the Royal Bolton Hospital Physiotherapy Department. The latter part of which was spent working in the musculoskeletal / orthopaedic field based in the community.

Gail is keen to continue her professional development, and has completed training in a variety of fields to equip her with proven techniques to provide effective diagnosis and treatment.

Gail is the Perrin Technique™ Licensed practitioner for Bolton, a registered acupuncturist, craniosacral therapist, massage therapist, sports massage therapist and reflex therapist.

In addition Gail has trained in other ‘hands on’ therapies as well as counselling and has developed her knowledge in diet, nutrition and body – mind work; from which she offers an integrated approach to health and recovery.


Sylveen Monaghan

Sylveen is a fully charted and state registered physiotherapist who graduated with a Bsc (HONS) Degree from Salford University in 2009.  Sylveen began her career working in the NHS in the field of neurology and community.

Sylveen then moved on to progress her work the private sector developing her interests in the field of musculoskeletal disorders and continues her work in the NHS.

Living with  and supporting a friend through ill health Sylveen went on to further develop her interests in the field of ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)  and is a Licensed Perrin Technique™  practitioner working in Bolton and West Yorkshire. Sylveen’s other scope of training lies within, massage, sports massage, craniosacral therapy, reiki and personal training.

Sylveen has always had a keen interest in rehabilitation and the sporting field especially during her career as an athlete competing for Great Britain. 

Understanding the demands of sport and the frustration of injury Sylveen realises how vital and integral a physiotherapist’s role is in maintaining a well tuned body and mind.

Sylveen is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and is state registered with the Health Professions Council she is also a member of Physio First the Organisation of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice