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Meet the Team

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Jonathan McComish PG Cert BSc (Hons) MCSP MHPC

Since graduating from Hertfordshire University with a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy Jonathan has gained a diverse knowledge of assessing and managing a wide variety of musculo-skeletal conditions whilst working in Essex, Suffolk and London.

Jonathans' work as a senior MSK Physio in the NHS includes the assessment of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions throughout the body and treatment with manual therapy, electrotherapy and exercise. He is also involved in the pre/post operative treatment of common orthopaedic conditions. Jonathan has attended numerous post graduate courses including spinal manipulations, soft tissue techniques, kinesiology taping and acupuncture and is now studying towards his MSc in advanced Musculo-Skeletal research and practice at UEA, having completed the PG Cert last year.

Jonathan has also worked for London Swimming, Ipswich Town FC and for a large private clinic in London. His background is mainly sport based, having completed the marathon and numerous triathlon’s, he is currently training towards Ironman distance next year. His interest lies heavily in musculoskeletal disorders and in particular sports injuries and rehabilitation. These activities and Jonathans' own experience of being injured gives him a valuable understanding of what is required from a specific treatment and rehabilitation programme balancing the need to heal with the urgency to return to competition.

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Bradley Scanes MSc BSc (Hons) MCSP MHPC MACPSEM MAACP

Brad initially gained a degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Loughborough University before following his interest in injury and rehabilitation and completing a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy. From here he completed his junior rotations at a large acute hospital working across intensive care, stroke and neurology and trauma and elective surgeries such as hip and knee surgery. For a short period he headed up the neurology service however his passion lies with musculoskeletal physiotherapy and he soon moved into a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapy service providing assessment and treatment for NHS patients, where he currently works.

During this time he did have a stint as Head of Medical for Southend Football Club’s academy and acted as first team physio for a period. He still provides services for the club keeping updated and abreast of current rehabilitation in professional football, however his main role in sport now involves working with England Basketball, preparing for and travelling to international tournaments. Brad is also qualified in sports massage, acupuncture and kinesio-taping and has developed a wide range of experiences from the NHS and working privately, in treating a mixture of age groups from those wanting to improve their walking to those looking to return to the highest level of sport.

In his spare time Brad plays football, enjoys running; having completed the London Marathon and has competed at high levels within England Basketball. He has just started a second Master’s degree in advanced physiotherapy with strength and conditioning and you may catch him debating physiotherapy’s hot topics on twitter.
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Chris Cook

Chris obtained his BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy at the University of East Anglia. Working full time in a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapy setting treating NHS patients in Suffolk, Chris has developed clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. He is also involved in the treatment of pre and postoperative patients of common orthopaedic conditions.

Having worked within hospital, community and various outpatient services, this has led Chris to developing the experience of working with patients of all ages and medical conditions.

Due to his passion of sports, Chris has also had the opportunity to be able to work with and treat elite professional sportsman leading to his interest in treating musculoskeletal disorders, especially sports injuries and rehabilitation. This overall allows Chris to use a diverse range of treatment modalities including manual therapy and exercise rehabilitation to allow you the opportunity to return to higher levels of function.
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Alex

Alex completed a bachelors degree in Sport & Exercise Science in 2009 and furthered his interest in injury and rehabilitation by completing a Master's degree in Physiotherapy in 2012. Alex has worked in the musculoskeletal field since qualifying; working with patients in the public, private, occupational health and medicolegal settings. Alex also currently works with NHS patients on a daily basis.


Alex has undertaken a number of postgraduate courses, including acupuncture, orthopaedic medicine and spinal manipulation. Alex is also a certified Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) practitioner, which he uses to accurately direct assessment and treatment decisions. Alongside this, Alex is a certified Functional Range Release (FRR) practitioner and Functional Range Conditioning mobility specialist (FRCms), enabling him to accurately assess and treat soft tissue and joint injuries with manual treatment and progressive rehabilitative exercise. Alex continues to expand his clinical knowledge with regular attendance to the world's leading professionals in rehabilitation and strength & conditioning, and keeps abreast of clinical developments through social media to ensure the best service is provided to his patients.



Alex's biggest passion outside of Physiotherapy is strength training, however that doesn't stop him combining the two. With Alex, you can expect treatment and rehabilitation to be both thorough to your needs, and challenging enough to reach and surpass your goals.
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Jodielin

Graduated from Brunel University with a BSc(Hons) degree in Physiotherapy in 2009 and went on to pursue further interest in the area of musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation.

Following her bachelors degree Jodielin was given the opportunity to complete a postgraduate PhD in Health Science at Plymouth University researching specifically the effects of short term stretching on ankle stiffness and range of motion in people with multiple sclerosis. Jodielin has presented her research at both national and international physiotherapy conferences and has achieved awards for her work in this area. Over the past year Jodielin has further developed a wide breath of knowledge in the area of assessing and treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions while working in both Suffolk and London. Jodielin attends regular courses in order to keep abreast of current assessment procedures and treatment interventions with the most recent course being the assessment and management of the sporting hip and groin and spinal assessment and rehabilitation.

Jodielin has also worked with a variety of sports teams including: Barnet bulldogs basketball club, Potters Bar FC, Brunel Basketball Club, Tavistock FC. Jodielin is an avid sports woman and participates in half marathons, cross country running, and was an Olympic hopeful for team GB in Basketball. Jodielin's interest lie in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and human behaviour and psychology and how these influence rehabilitation.
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Stacie Ahern

Stacie is a highly specialist paediatric physiotherapist experienced in working with children with acquired brain injury, cerebral palsy and other neurological conditions. She over has 7 years experience in working with children in a variety of acute and community settings.

Stacie takes a innovative approach to the treatment and management of children based around the specific needs of the child and their family. She has experience of working with children with complex health needs and neuro disability.

Key Areas of Expertise
-detailed assessment and reports
-postural assessments and prescription of postural management programmes and equipment
-assessment and management of abnormal tone
-formulating rehabilitation programmes based around the child's needs and participation
-gait analysis and orthotics/ joint working with orthotists
About Us
Chelmsford Physio was founded by Jonathan McComish in 2008 at Anglia Ruskin University. The clinic has rapidly grown since and now boasts two busy clinics in convenient locations across Chelmsford, with a team of five highly specialised chartered physiotherapists.
LOCATION
Chelmsford, England.

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