Pauline (BA, MCSP, HCPC registered) is responsible for the overall running of The Movement Centre. She joined The Movement Centre in December 2012 and has a degree in psychology and qualified as a physiotherapist in 1991.
Pauline has a wealth of experience in a wide range of areas, including paediatric orthopaedics. Her special interest lies in neurology and rehabilitation.
Sarah joined The Movement Centre after qualifying as a physiotherapist in 2009. She also works with orthopaedic patients and those with spinal injuries as a weekend bank physiotherapist for RJAH Hospital.
Sarah loves being active and spends her spare time walking the local hills and cycling. You may even pass her on her bike on her way to work in the morning!
Lynne joined The Movement Centre in 2002. Her background as a trained Nursery Nurse is invaluable when working with children of all ages. Lynne supports the physiotherapists in assessments and the team with administration.
When she is not working at The Movement Centre Lynne is kept on her toes by spending time with her four grandchildren!
Curtis Langley, Physiotherapy and Fundraising Assistant
Curtis joined the team in 2016. Curtis has nearly 7 years previous experience as a Therapy Assistant. He also has lots of fundraising experience, having organised many events and completed four marathons!
Away from The Movement Centre Curtis is a keen runner, a swimming teacher and he loves to cook!
Vicky officially joined the team in April 2017, after supporting The Movement Centre in a freelance capacity on all aspects of fundraising and marketing since 2015. She has a number of years’ experience having worked with local, national and international charities. She is also a member of the Institute of Fundraising.
Vicky is a keen collector of vintage handbags, an avid reader and parent to two cockerpoos called Alfie and Archie!
Polly joined The Movement Centre team in May 2016. She has a wide variety of experience within an office and administration environment, both within the private sector and NHS.
Polly has two young children which take up most of her free time! However, she enjoys getting outside and going for a run when she gets the chance.
Meryl recently retired from her role of Secretary, which she held for 10 years.
We are delighted that she has returned on a part time basis to help support the team as a typist.
Maria is a PhD candidate from Manchester Metropolitan University who is developing a quantitative outcome measure (giving precise numbers and angles) that can be used to assess trunk posture and movement in a regular physiotherapy clinic environment. At present only subjective outcomes (physiotherapist opinion of posture) are available. Maria’s work with The Movement Centre has the potential to benefit many thousands of children worldwide, who are severely affected by cerebral palsy and difficulties with trunk posture and control.