Paul graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy in 2008 and has spent over a decade specialising in Musculoskeletal care (MKS) and studying post graduate Masters modules. Paul has also graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Masters Degree (MSc) in Physiotherapy with Advanced Practice in 2014. More recently he attained the MSc level practice certificate in Independent Prescribing of medication within his field. Paul’s Masters degree thesis produced a robust scientific review of the evidence surrounding the ‘Patient Experience’ in Mindfulness Based Interventions for Chronic Pain.
Paul provides Advanced level assessment, diagnosis and treatment of complex Musculoskeletal (MSK) and Persistent Pain problems. He is best know by his colleagues past and present for assessing and supporting those who live with Persistent Pain calmly and compassionately. He aims to work in partnership with you to establish what really matters and plan how you can recover.
Paul provides the broad spectrum of ‘Whole-Person’ Musculoskeletal Health and Pain Care and has the Advanced level clinical knowledge and skills to investigate further or organise medical/surgical interventions. Also prescriptions, joint and soft tissue injections or referrals for MRI scans/surgery where needed.
Paul bridges the gap between Advanced Practice in MSK Medicine and novel approaches to Pain. He has gained the British Psychological Society accredited ‘Mindfulness Now' teaching qualification from the UK College of Mindfulness Meditation. His approach is truly integrated and Person-Centred, incorporating a variety of Mindfulness and Psychologically informed approaches, Therapies and Coaching techniques to facilitate your recovery from Pain. So if your preference is to avoid strong medications or invasive medical interventions then we’ve got that covered!
Paul is committed to the development of the highest quality Private Persistent Pain Service that offers the very latest expertise and evidence-based approaches to recovering from Pain and resolving it where possible. Paul has had many injuries, musculoskeletal pains and conditions that persisted. And he’s used this insight as a guide for understanding people in pain.
Out of work Paul likes to spend time with his family which includes 2 young children and has a passion for being in the hills - running, biking, or hiking. Also fitting in formal meditation practice where he can. Paul is committed to lifelong learning and creating a life driven by his values. He also holds a Director/Trustee role for a local medical centre charitable trust, distributing funds to worthy community projects, societies and organisations in line with the original deeds set by the founders and contributing community members who produced the building.