Meet the Team

Ian Tootill MSc MCSP Chartered Physiotherapist

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Ian is a highly experienced Physiotherapist who also has a degree in Sport and Exercise Science. He specialises in treating occupational related and sports related injury. For the last 9 years, Ian has worked in private practice and education. During his time as a qualified physiotherapist Ian has worked with elite athletes around the world including Team GB and 2012 Olympians. Ian has worked at all levels in sports and is currently providing physiotherapy to local elite sports clubs. Ian prides himself in spending time with his patients in order to give them the most efficient and effective treatment. He has a range of treatment options that he delivers in an enthusiastic and energetic way. These include joint mobilisation and manipulation, exercise therapy, soft tissue massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, cryotherapy, acupuncture, posture and ergonomics and more. Ian is passionate about everything Physiotherapy related and he takes a genuine pleasure in getting his patients achieving their goals.

Ian takes pride in delivering an evidence led approach and has contributed to this with published research articles in treatments such as acupuncture and athletic taping whilst working as a senior lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire. In addition to the above, Ian is committed to the education and development of up and coming therapists. He is committed to improving the hands on skills and rehabilitations skills of the next generation of therapist. He runs courses for newly qualified Physiotherapists, Sports Therapists, Sports Scientists and Strength and conditioners. These courses include: Sports Massage, Athletic taping.



Kristian Weaver BSc Sports Therapist

imageKristian Weaver graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a first class honours BSc Sports Therapy degree in 2009, and has progressed to support high level performers in various sports, including athletes who attended the London 2012 Olympics.

In 2009, Kristian completed an internship in Canada, gaining experience with numerous professional sports teams and with the University of Windsor, Ontario. He has since gone on to work within two professional football academies and Lead Sports Therapy at National Talent Orientation Camps for young Great Britain athletes.

He currently works with the English Ice Hockey Association, a professional football academy, the University of Central Lancashire as an Associate Lecturer and is the Chair for the Communications Group for The Society of Sports Therapists.  In addition Kristian is a qualified First Aid Instructor and is able to deliver a range of courses from Emergency First Aid at Work to Sports First Aid. Kristian delivers first aid courses for Evolve Health and Wellness. Please enquire for further details.