Meet the Scoliosis SOS Team

The Scoliosis SOS Clinic is staffed by a dedicated team of qualified scoliosis consultants and therapists. We work hard to ensure that every treatment course delivers the best possible results for our patients – read on to find out more about us, or contact us now to arrange a consultation.

Erika Maude
Erika Maude Clinic Principal & Founder
  • Diagnosed with scoliosis aged 11, wore a Boston brace from 13-15 years old, but condition progressed and was offered spinal fusion for a 42 degree curve, refused surgery in favour of non-surgical scoliosis management in 2002 
  • First hand experience of using exercise-based therapies for fifteen years 
  • Trained under Dr Manuel Rigo & Dr Hans Rudolf Weiss at their respective clinics 
  • Voted East of England Young Businesswoman of the Year for 2007 
  • Scoliosis story featured in a number of national and local publications 
  • Guest appearances on BBC Breakfast (twice) and Radio 4 - Women's Hour 
  • On the Board of the Educational Committee, SOSORT 
  • Presented at 7th, 8th & 11th SOSORT conferences in Canada & Europe, 2010, 2011 & 2014
  • Presented at 40th British Scoliosis Society meeting 2016
  • Attended 4th - 15th international SOSORT conferences, 2007 - 2018 
  • Certified in SEAS method course: Part I & II

Georgie Frere
Georgie Frere Scoliosis Consultant & Clinical Manager
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from Cape Town University, South Africa
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, registered with CSP (097085) & HCPC (PH106467)
  • Certified in the ScolioGold method
  • Accredited LBG Orthotic Practitioner
  • Dry Needling Levels 1 & 2
  • Safeguarding Training in association with NSPCC
  • Presented at 14th & 15th international SOSORT conferences, 2017 & 2018

Charlie Kydd
Charlie Kydd Scoliosis Consultant & Deputy Clinical Manager
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sport & Exercise Science from Birmingham University
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from King's College, London
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, registered with CSP & HCPC (PH110499)
  • Certified in the ScolioGold method
  • Accredited LBG Orthotic Practitioner
  • Trained in Kinesiology Taping
  • Diploma in Sports Massage
  • Attended ATACP Accredited Aquatic Physiotherapy Foundation Course
  • Attended 15th international SOSORT conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia 2018 
  • Expert Panellist for The James Lind Alliance (JLA) Scoliosis Priority Setting Partnership

Jason Black
Jason Black Senior ScolioGold Therapist & Scoliosis Consultant
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from Robert Gordon University 
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, registered with CSP (086118) & HPC (PH94207)
  • Certified in the ScolioGold method 
  • Accredited Dynamic Movement Orthotics Practitioner 
  • Accredited LBG & Quadrastep Orthotic Practitioner 
  • Foundation Skills in Massage and Soft Tissue Manipulation 
  • National Sport’s First Aid Certificate
  • On the Board of the Communication Committee, SOSORT
  • Attended 8th - 14th international SOSORT conferences, 2011 - 2017 
  • Presented at 11th,13th & 14th SOSORT conferences in Germany, Canada & France, 2014, 2016 & 2017; IFOMPT conference, Glasgow, 2016 & 15th International Phillip Zorab Symposium, London 2017
  • Expert Panellist for The James Lind Alliance (JLA) Scoliosis Priority Setting Partnership
  • Certified in SEAS method course: Part I & II 
  • Certified in FITS concept

Chrissy Pilcher
Chrissy Pilcher Senior ScolioGold Therapist & Deputy Clinical Manager (maternity leave)
  • Master of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Science from Brighton University 
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Exercise Science from Bournemouth University 
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, registered with CSP (092574), HPC (PH101500) & AACP (15748)
  • Certified in the ScolioGold method 
  • Accredited LBG Orthotic Practitioner
  • Integrated Myofascial Therapy: Level 1 
  • Mulligan Concept, Mobilisations with Movement: Level 1 
  • Trained in the Combined Approach to the Sacroiliac Joint
  • Licensed in Western Medical Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions
  • Attended 13th international SOSORT conference, Banff, Canada 2016 
  • Guest lectures at various undergraduate physiotherapy programmes & the School Nurses Forum

Johanna Häkkinen
Johanna Häkkinen Senior ScolioGold Therapist
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from Savonia University, Finland
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, registered with CSP (099201) & HCPC (PH108532)
  • Certified in the ScolioGold method
  • Accredited LBG Orthotic Practitioner
  • Attended Muscle Chains - Spiral Stabilization Course
  • Attended 15th international SOSORT conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia 2018 

Luke McKendrick
Luke McKendrick ScolioGold Therapist
  • Master of Science Degree in Physiotherapy from Oxford Brookes University
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sport & Exercise Science from Wolverhampton University 
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, registered with CSP & HCPC (PH113909)
  • Certified in the ScolioGold method
  • Certified in SEAS method course: Part I

Mollie-Rose Turkentine
Mollie-Rose Turkentine ScolioGold Therapist
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sports & Exercise Science from University of Brighton
  • Certified in the ScolioGold method 
  • Level 2 personal training qualification
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Attended LSSM’s Introductory Massage Workshop
  • Studying for a BTEC Level 5 Professional Diploma in Sport & Remedial Massage Therapy

Kara Cattell
Kara Cattell ScolioGold Therapist
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sports Therapy from University of Essex
  • Certified in the ScolioGold method 
  • Previous experience as a sports massage therapist & judging Acrobatic Gymnastics
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Training to become a Medical Acupuncture & Dry Needling practitioner

Jack Whiteside
Jack Whiteside ScolioGold Therapist
  • Master of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Science from Brighton University 
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics from Leeds Beckett
  • Certified in the ScolioGold method 
  • Previous experience as a health advisor & with biomechanical research
  • Qualified in Outdoor First Aid
  • Kinesio Taping Fundamental & Advanced - KTI 1 & 2

Carl Surridge Osteopath
  • Qualified from University College of Osteopathy (formerly the British School of Osteopathy) 
  • Registered Osteopath, GOsC (1523)
  • Fellow of Sutherland Cranial College & active member of the teaching faculty

Jane Maude Clinic Co-Founder
  • Extensive experience in management & secretarial sectors
  • BEd (Cantab) Teaching
  • Qualifications in typing & shorthand
  • Attended 4th - 15th international SOSORT conferences, 2007 - 2018

Abbie Turland
Abbie Turland Office Manager
  • Extensive experience working in the healthcare sector
  • Qualifications in Health & Social Care
  • Oversees insurance funding claims
  • Attended Counselling Skills and Ethics Course 
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Jessica Black Patient Care Coordinator
  • Experience in social care, customer service & administration 
  • Qualifications in Childcare & Hairdressing
  • Experience in advising thousands of patients through their scoliosis treatment options
  • Responsible for patient enquiries and treatment bookings
  • Manages patient communications

Daniel Mindel Clinic Development Manager
  • Experience in customer service & administration 
  • Qualifications in Business, Maths & Computing
  • Manages clinic expansion & outreach programmes 
  • Oversees exercise equipment ordering & distribution
  • Manages the clinic’s social media pages

Kylie Hobson
Kylie Hobson Senior Patient Care Coordinator
  • Qualifications in Health & Social Care and Psychology 
  • Extensive training in reading X-rays 
  • Education in LBG & Quadrastep Orthotics 
  • Experience in advising thousands of patients through their scoliosis treatment options 
  • Actively raises awareness of spinal conditions for early detection & treatment 
  • Attended 8th international SOSORT conference in Barcelona, 2011 

Danielle Clark
Danielle Clark Financial Manager
  • Manages the clinic's accounting & finances
  • Extensive experience in customer service & administration roles
  • Level 2 in Bookkeeping from AAT 

Sydney Saunders Receptionist
  • Experience in customer service & administration 
  • Qualifications in Sociology, Communications & English
  • Greets and welcomes patients visiting the clinic 
  • Helps patients with making & changing their appointments

My Patient
Experience
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The course was excellent and I feel I have really benefited from being here. My therapist has been a wonderful teacher, so enthusastic, kind and understanding. I could not have wished for a better team to look after me.

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Deirdre, 43 from Scotland
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