Meet The Team

North Yorkshire Physiotherapy is a team of eight physiotherapists: Dallas, Kate, Alan, Stuart, Jess W, Jess D, Niamh (Musculoskeletal), and Charlotte (Neurological). Their team also consists of two Sports Massage therapists, Jess W and Laura, Practice Manager, Clare and receptionists, Susanne, Mandy, Angela and Romy.

Dallas Newton

Dallas Newton

Co-Director

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

About Me

I studied a BSc in Psychology and Human Physiology before doing BSc Hons in Physiotherapy in Bloemfontein South Africa. I am a lecturer on the BSc Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation degree course at Middlesbrough College.

Originally I came to the U.K. on a cricket scholarship.

I’m married to Charlotte with 2 children Scott and Maya.

I’ve worked in sports for various teams  including athletics, rugby and ballet.

Physio specialties

  • Sports Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Orthopaedic and Post Operative Rehabilitation
  • TMJ Disorders (jaw)
  • Authorised Ossur OA Brace Fitting
  • Custom Orthotic fitting using OHI
  • Biofeedback
  • Acupuncture
  • Cycling physiotherapy

My passions

Cycling, Cricket, golf, rugby, canoeing and tennis.

Availability

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and most Saturday mornings at Stokesley; Fridays at Northallerton.

Fun fact about me is…

Fell asleep on a bicycle once…

Kate Turner

Kate Turner

Co-Director

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

About Me

I qualified as a physiotherapist from the University of Manchester in 1999, specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy in 2003. Since then, I’ve worked in private clinics, NHS hospitals and for England Netball’s Talent Programme. I have completed a variety of postgraduate courses and qualifications and have recently started studying on a part-time Masters programme. I am an associate lecturer on the Physiotherapy degree courses at Teesside University, predominately teaching on the Anatomy and Functional Movement module.

Physio specialties

  • Musculosketcal physiotherapy
  • Spinal issues
  • Headaches
  • Older people
  • Tempro-mandibular dysfunction (jaw)

My passions

I’m a keen netball player, playing in the Cleveland Netball League for Coatham Netball Club A Team and I helped to establish Stokesley Netball Club, bringing women back to the sport. I also set up and coach at Stokesley Junior Netball Club. I am a keen walker, an occasional runner and I enjoy family life with my daughter, Evelyn.

Availability

Mondays in Northallerton, Tuesday, Wednesday, Fridays in Stokesley.

Fun fact about me is…

I’m known as Kate, which is actually my middle name, but my real first name is Helen

Alan Frawley

Alan Frawley

Manager, Northallerton

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

About Me

I studied for 2 years in the Institute of Technology, Carlow and received a Higher National Certificate in Applied Physiology and Health. I then progressed to study BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy at University of Teesside. Since qualifying, work has mainly been in the private sector working closely with Orthopaedic Consultants, both in the MSK environment and in the postoperative rehabilitation setting. Alongside hospital work, the opportunity arose to work in the Middlesbrough FC Academy for 3 years.

Having spent 3 years working as a physiotherapist in New Zealand and Australia, I returned to the North East of England. In both the Southern and Northern Hemisphere I attended a wide variety of courses and obtained qualifications in topics such as Dementia Management, Acupuncture, Mulligan Technique, Paediatric Physiotherapy and Persistent Pain management.

Physio specialties

  • MSK physiotherapy
  • Sports injuries
  • Cervical / neck pain
  • Persistent pain

My passions

I used to be heavily involved in rugby but retired early due to work demands and injury. I still love to watch both live and on the TV and still believe that some day I will don my boots again. Most of my spare time at the moment is spent either going to weddings or furniture shopping.

Availability

Monday, Thursdays, Fridays and alternate Saturday mornings in Stokesley, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Northallerton.

Charlotte Newton

Charlotte Newton

Neurological Physiotherapist

About Me

I graduated with a BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy from Leeds Metropolitan University in 1999. I specialise in neurological conditions and have worked in a variety of NHS trusts in Yorkshire and London. I’ve worked in the private sector since 2006.

In 2010 I moved back to North Yorkshire, continuing to work in the  private community.

Physio specialties

  • Neurological Conditions
  • Balance Disorders
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Facial Palsy
  • Headaches
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Elderly Rehabilitation
  • Complex Rehabilitation

My passions

I get up at 5am to go running.

Availability

Mondays, Wednesday mornings in Stokesley, Wednesday afternoons in Northallerton; variable at other times in the week.

Stuart Carey

Stuart Carey

Physiotherapist

About Me
I recently qualified with a first-class BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy gained from Teesside University and have a BSc (Hons) degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Leeds Metropolitan University.
I am a L3 qualified personal trainer and spent many years working as a senior manager within the health and fitness industry.

Physiotherapy specialities

  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Sports injuries

My passions

I have played cricket for many years and still enjoy playing at local club level and watching all forms of cricket and almost any sport! I love the outdoors with snowboarding, mountain biking and family walks with the dog regular pastimes. With 2 young children, most of my remaining time is spent on dad taxi duties!

My availability

Mondays in Northallerton, Tuesdays through to Fridays in Stokesley.

Fun fact about me

Whilst kayaking in New Zealand a family pod of killer whales swam along with us!

Jess Wincote

Jess Wincote

Physiotherapist

About Me

I studied Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation BSc before going on to do a MSc in Physiotherapy at Teesside University, graduating in 2024. 

Physiotherapy specialities: 

  • Sports injuries 
  • Musculoskeletal injuries 
  • Sports massage 

Passions: 

Mountain biking, climbing, horse riding, surfing, running, swimming, and hiking. 

Availability: 

Monday -Friday 

Niamh Appleyard

Niamh Appleyard

Senior Physiotherapist

About Me

Niamh graduated from Teesside University with first class honours in BSc Physiotherapy. Currently studying MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy at Hartpury University on a part time basis alongside working at NYP.

I enjoy running, hiking, playing tennis and horse riding.

Hours:

Mon 9-5 (Stokesley)

Tues 0830-0430

Wed 12-8 (Northallerton)

Thurs 8-4

Laura Crook

Laura Crook

Sports Massage Therapist

About Me
I undertook my professional education in Manchester and gained degrees in Business and Leisure, and Sports Injury Therapy with Rehabilitation. I also have qualifications in Personal Training and Sports Massage. I am also a fully qualified Pilates instructor.
I have been a sports injury therapist at Redcar Town FC for over 10 years which I find both challenging and incredibly rewarding.
My passions
I have a passion for injury rehabilitation and have a desire to learn and train at a much deeper level.
I have 2 active, sporty children.
I enjoy swimming, CrossFit, and Pilates when the hectic nature of my life allows.
Clare Pearce

Clare Pearce

Practice Manager

About Me

I graduated with a BSc Hons Mathematics/Biology in Nottingham. I also have Diplomas in Training, Coaching and Counselling.

I’m from Newcastle upon Tyne and live in Stokelsey with Colin, 3 children and a big dog, Alfie.

My passions

I enjoy walking, baking and gardening. I’m also a member of a local choir.

Fun fact about me is…

I have identical twin brothers.

Susanne Urwin

Susanne Urwin

Receptionist

About Me

I live with my husband and have 2 grown up children who live in Newcastle. I have a vast experience in customer facing roles including insurance companies and a GP surgery.

Passions

I enjoy walking, going to coffee shops and meeting friends and family.

Fun Fact

During the 1st lockdown I walked 6 miles for 166 consecutive days!

Mandy Cooke

Mandy Cooke

Receptionist