The Pain Exchange

Meet the Team


Sharon MorgansSharon Morgans, MCSP MMACP

Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Central Health Physiotherapy since 2010,

Based at St John’s Wood and Chelsea.


Sharon Morgans is an experienced physiotherapist who is an expert in the management of upper limb problems. As well as having a broad knowledge of the evidence base related to shoulder and elbow rehabilitation,

 

Specialisation

Sharon specialises in musculoskeletal upper limb disorders. She spent ten years working directly alongside London’s leading orthopaedic shoulder consultants as an extended scope practitioner at Imperial NHS Trust. Sharon developed experience in the recognition and management of complex upper limb conditions, including the persistently painful shoulder, shoulder instability, the stiff shoulder, post-traumatic elbow pain and stiffness, and chronic tennis elbow.

 

Other experience

Alongside Sharon’s current work in private practice she maintains teaching and research commitments. Sharon spent five years working in a pain clinic in a musculoskeletal role as part of a multidisciplinary team and she also has extensive experience working in the field of sports.

Education

Graduate Diploma Physiotherapy 1988
Postgraduate musculoskeletal membership exams for the MMACP 1993
Sharon was awarded the British Elbow and Shoulder Society travelling Fellowship in 2012.

Other

Sharon has a keen interest in politics and sports.




Retha WeldingRetha Welding, MCSP BMAS

Physio in private practice, SE1Physio since 2012

Based at London Bridge

 

Summary

Retha Welding is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist, who has worked in private practice for 12 years.  She has a special interest in rehabilitation, clinical pilates and sports injuries.

 

Special Interests include Musculoskeletal conditions, rehabilitation using clinical pilates and conditioning to aid return to sport or optimal functioning.  Treatment include the Integrated System Approach, which looks holistically at the driver of dysfunction and how to correct this, and also dry needling.

 

Other Experience

Retha worked in Neuro rehab initially after qualifying, as well hospitals and step down facilities.  After relocating to the UK in 2004, she worked in private practice which involved musculoskeletal treatments, rehab and ergonomics in gyms, surgeries and the corporate sector. As part of a multidisciplinary team, that includes consultants, surgeons, radiographers to personal trainers, she gained experience in pre and post surgery rehab, sports injuries and correction of biomechanics. She developed an interest in gait analysis and worked closely with a podiatrist for many years.

 

Education

B.Sc Physiotherapy 1999 at the University of the Free State in South Africa

Orthopaedic Manipulation Therapy 1 in 2001

Dry Needling 2001

Integrated System Approach 2009

Clinical Pilates 2004

 

Other

Retha enjoys adventure sports, running, motor biking and reading




Fleur BorrelliFleur Borrelli, Dip cPNI, BSc Nut Med

Fleur is a Nutritional Therapist and a Psycho-neuro-immunology Clinician. She provides Nutritional Therapy from a clinical psycho-neuro-immunology perspective.  She views her approach as part preventative part regenerative medicine.  It is based on the latest developments in the fields of psychology, neurology and immunology underpinned by nutritional medicine.

Fleur is very involved in weight management and the restoration of optimal health by providing the right environmental conditions that we are genetically designed for. To this end, she has co-written ‘The In-Sync Diet’ with the actress Glynis Barber. 

She has also done a lot of work in the field of autoimmune disease, fibromyalgia and gluten intolerance.  She recognizes that food contains thousands of healing plant chemicals that can make the difference between health and disease. 

Her strong emphasis is on an anti-inflammatory approach and the regulation of blood sugar levels. She believes this will help to stem the tide of chronic lifestyle related illnesses such as chronic fatigue, depression, type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease and neurodegeneration.

Fleur sees clients at The Pain Exchange.



Ros Yates, Artist

Ros has been painting and drawing for as long as she can remember. She studied Botany     and then Theology, but always kept on painting in her free time, using art in whatever jobs she's done. She's helped design wildlife gardens for schools, run creative art and drama workshops to explore world development issues, and is now a Church of England minister, self-taught artist, and mother of four teenage children. She uses art and crafts in work-shops with adults and children in churches, schools and her own home and garden.  The natural world is a constant source of inspiration for her water-colours and ink pen drawings, including botanical illustration, having done a course at Kew Gardens. Ros is also involved in the Ealing  Art Group and help the local community 'W3 Gallery' in Acton   High Street.



Chantelle AdamsChantelle Adams, Admin Support        

Following a corporate career, Chantelle now works part time for the Pain Exchange whilst pursuing her Masters degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy at Metanoia Institute.

She is a mother of two, who loves to run and bake with her children.