OUR TEAM

Our philosophy here at Lakeside is to provide a personal, professional service by offering current evidence based treatments and rehabilitation to all our clients.

Lakeside prides itself on giving each patient individual care with a comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment plan to address their problem. We aim to relieve pain and discomfort, improve movement and function and educate through advice, home exercise programmes to allow patients to manage their problem effectively wherever possible.

All physiotherapists at Lakeside are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and members of the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC).

With many years of post graduate experience the team at Lakeside are well placed to tackle a variety of common and complex conditions, injuries and rehabilitation needs.

We have a friendly, experienced team of physiotherapists aiming to meet the needs of each individual.

EXPERIENCED

PROFESSIONAL

DEDICATED


 

OUR PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

  • Martin Copeland

    Having qualified in Remedial Gymnastics and Recreational Therapy in 1977 in Cardiff specialising in applied anatomy, human...

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  • Peter Copeland

    Having graduated from the University of Nottingham Peter has returned to the Potteries to continue to develop...

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  • Mike Honey

    Having graduated in 1991 from Coventry, Mike has a vast amount of experience having worked within the...

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  • Adam Copeland

    A keen sportsman, Adam, having gained a sports science degree from Loughborough, then completed his Physiotherapy degree...

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  • Sarah Light

    Having grown up surrounded by horses Sarah was a member of the North Staffs Pony Club until...

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COMPLEMENTARY THERAPISTS

  • Gaynor Sanders

    Gaynor has a Foundation Degree in Complementary Therapy and a Level 3 Matwork Pilates Instructor and Posture...

    Sports Massage Therapist
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ADMIN TEAM

  • Jackie Lawton

    The cheerful, friendly face of Lakeside, Jackie has been working here since 1994 and there isn’t anything...

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  • Simone Copeland

    Having originally qualified as a Physiotherapist, Simone now devotes her time to assisting Jackie in the smooth...

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  • Sheila Ellis

    Sheila works alongside Jackie and has a wealth of knowledge surrounding finance and business. An avid SCFC...

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Martin Copeland

Having qualified in Remedial Gymnastics and Recreational Therapy in 1977 in Cardiff specialising in applied anatomy, human kinetics and rehabilitation through exercise Martin then studied at Manchester for 2 years enhancing his knowledge and skills and developing manual therapy and electrotherapy techniques.

He worked in Leicester before returning to Staffordshire where he practised at a busy NHS out patients department and was the physiotherapist for Port Vale FC for 4 years.

Martin has extensive experience in the treatment of orthopaedic, sports and musculo skeletal conditions and has developed a special interest in movement impairment syndromes, muscle imbalance, clinical neurodynamics, cervico-genic dysfunctions/headaches, chronic pain and arthritic conditions and gym rehabilitation.

Peter Copeland

Having graduated from the University of Nottingham Peter has returned to the Potteries to continue to develop his skills and expertise in the musculo-skeletal field of physiotherapy. He has a passion for gym rehabilitation, sports injuries, Compex therapy, acupuncture and dry needling (for myofascial trigger points).

Peter also specialises in the assessment and treatment of, hip, knees and ankles and has a special interest in shoulders – injuries, impingement, frozen shoulders, post op rehabilitation, isokinetic testing and biomechanics.

Always looking to expand his knowledge base Peter is currently completing his Masters in advanced physiotherapy.

Mike Honey

Having graduated in 1991 from Coventry, Mike has a vast amount of experience having worked within the NHS, for national and international companies and local sports clubs.

He has a passion for sports medicine and has experience working alongside British team athletics, elite golfers and cricketers. He has a hands on approach to physiotherapy and promotes education and injury prevention as his motto. Whilst he also uses acupuncture as a treatment modality Mike has a special interest in muscle imbalance, body control pilates, connective tissue massage and kinesiology taping.

Adam Copeland

A keen sportsman, Adam, having gained a sports science degree from Loughborough, then completed his Physiotherapy degree and has spent the last few seasons working at a Premiership Football club. During this time he has gained first hand experience in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of young adults and elite sportsmen working along side other experts and expanding his knowledge with the latest innovative protocols and evidence based treatments such as fascial scraping, release, and soft tissue therapy.

Adam has a special interest in sports injuries specifically lower limb injuries and tendinopathies. He thrives on rehabilitation using his strength and conditioning knowledge and exercise therapy to ensure the best possible outcomes.

Adam is a qualified acupuncturist and uses this alongside other modalities in his treatments.

Sarah Light

Having grown up surrounded by horses Sarah was a member of the North Staffs Pony Club until she went to study Physiotherapy at University.

After graduating in 2002 from Coventry, Sarah worked in the NHS treating sports injuries, acute and chronic back pain and pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain.It was here she first developed her interest in women’s health physiotherapy which lead to her training to become a Pilates instructor and Yoga teacher. Sarah has a passion for exercise based physiotherapy, and utilises her many skills when treating clients ensuring best possible outcomes are achieved.

She joined the team at Lakeside in 2017 and continues to expand and develop her specialism in treating pelvic girdle pain, sacra-iliac pain, and sports injuries.

Gaynor Sanders

Pilates Instructor/Sports Massage Therapist

Gaynor has a Foundation Degree in Complementary Therapy and a Level 3 Matwork Pilates Instructor and Posture Analysis. She has been working alongside the team at Lakeside for the past few years since commencing her Pilates Classes.

Gaynor works closely with the physiotherapists in providing bespoke exercises in both class and individual settings. She compliments this with her sports massages and general massage therapy.

Whilst individual sessions can be booked at Lakeside Clinic, classes are held at various times throughout the week at Bradwell Community Lodge.

If you require any information please just contact us and we can forward on her details to you.

Jackie Lawton

The cheerful, friendly face of Lakeside, Jackie has been working here since 1994 and there isn’t anything she doesn’t know about the Clinic! Her efficiency, reliability and sensitivity just some of her attributes make her an integral part of the team. If you need any information or have any queries she will always help and advise.

Simone Copeland

Having originally qualified as a Physiotherapist, Simone now devotes her time to assisting Jackie in the smooth running of the Clinic. Her first hand knowledge and experience as a Physiotherapist provides a useful resource when dealing with clients.

Sheila Ellis

Sheila works alongside Jackie and has a wealth of knowledge surrounding finance and business. An avid SCFC supporter her friendly, calm manner puts clients at ease.

Our Physios


Registered Members of The Health & Care Professions Council

Martin Copeland MCSP Dip. RG & RT
Mike Honey B.Sc. (Hons) MCSP
Peter Copeland B.Sc. (Hons) MCSP
Simone Copeland MCSP Dip. RG & RT
Adam Copeland B.Sc. (Hons) MCSP B.Sc (Hons) Applied Sports Science
Sarah Light B.Sc (Hons) MCSP M.Sc Physiotherapy

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Address
Festival Way,
Stoke-on-Trent
ST1 5PU

Telephone
01782 205707