Philippa Tindle

philippaPhilippa graduated as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1981 and gained a post graduate qualification in Manipulative Physiotherapy from the University of South Australia in 1986. She was awarded with a life membership of the Physiotherapy Pain Association UK in 2007 for her contribution to the production of the Topical Issues In Pain book series (1998-2006).

Since 1988 Philippa has been the Director of Falmouth Physiotherapy Clinic and is passionate about providing a quality professional physiotherapy service to the people of Falmouth and beyond.

She promotes 'movement for health' and recognises that every individual has different needs, goals and means of achievement.

Philippa is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health Profession Council (HPC).

Andy Cracknell
Chartered Physiotherapist

louiseAndy graduated from Kings College London with a Masters degree in Physiotherapy (pre-registration) in 2007. Since then, he has worked as a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist in the NHS & private practice in Bournemouth & Cornwall, treating a wide range of musculoskeletal pains & injuries, including post-operative orthopaedic care. Andy has also worked as an Extended Scope Spinal Physiotherapist at the Duchy Hospital, which involved close working with an orthopaedic spinal surgeon, assessing whether patients were appropriate for spinal surgery or injections. He thus has a wealth of experience of spinal pain management & the current service provision in Cornwall for this. In addition, he has also worked as the Head Physiotherapist for Winchester Rugby Club, managing sports injury prevention, rehabilitation, optimising performance & pitchside trauma cover.

Alongside work at Falmouth Physiotherapy Clinic, Andy also currently works at Harbourside Physiotherapy in Newlyn.

Andy is member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) through an additional Postgraduate Diploma in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy at the University of Brighton. This extended insight & investigation into the research behind Physiotherapy assessment & treatment ensures he provides the most up to date & effective client care at an advanced level of practice.

Prior to studying Physiotherapy, Andy completed a Sports Science degree from the University of Birmingham. This provided an invaluable depth of knowledge when planning & discussing clients’ treatment & rehabilitation needs. To complement his skills as a Physiotherapist, Andy also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Injuries & Massage in 2010, allowing him to offer sports massage treatment.

Andy has previously been involved in most sports through his life at a variety of levels, with current active interests in circuit training, football, watersports & skiing. He is excited about starting work with Falmouth Physiotherapy clinic and brings a wide range of experience in both the sporting & non-sporting settings. He prides himself on taking an individual approach to client care, whether returning to sport, recreational activity, work or functional activities, enabling people to get the best out of life.

Email:     Tel: 01326 312156     Falmouth Physiotherapy Clinic, Kestrel, Swanpool, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 5BD