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 - 13th international SOSORT conferences, 2007 - 2016 
  • Certified in SEAS method course: Part I & II

Jason Black
Jason Black Scoliosis Consultant & Clinical Manager
  • 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
  • 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

Georgie Frere
Georgie Frere Senior ScolioGold Therapist & Scoliosis Consultant
  • 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 international SOSORT conference, Lyon, France 2017 

Ben Fitzgerald-Lombard
Ben Fitzgerald-Lombard ScolioGold Therapist & Scoliosis Consultant
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from Liverpool University
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, registered with CSP & HCPC (PH110508)
  • Certified in the ScolioGold method 
  • Personal Training Qualification 
  • Accredited LBG Orthotic Practitioner
  • Qualified in Emergency First Aid
  • Modules A & B of the Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine's Diploma

Johanna Häkkinen
Johanna Häkkinen 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

Charlie Kydd
Charlie Kydd ScolioGold Therapist
  • 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

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 & Office Manager
  • Oversees the office team
  • Manages the clinic's accounting & finances
  • Extensive experience in customer service & administration roles
  • Level 2 in Bookkeeping from AAT  

Abbie Turland
Abbie Turland Patient Care Coordinator
  • Extensive experience working in the healthcare sector
  • Qualifications in Health & Social Care
  • Responsible for patient enquiries and treatment bookings
  • Oversees insurance funding claims
  • Attended Counselling Skills and Ethics Course 
  • Studying for a Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Stevie Norfolk Junior Office Administrator
  • Experience in customer service & administration 
  • Qualifications in Health & Social Care
  • Manages patient communications 
  • Oversees exercise equipment ordering & distribution
  • Qualified First Aider
  • Teaches ballet (outside of work)

My Patient
Experience
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Thank you very much for all of your support and guidance over the last few months. You have taught me to be confident with my scoliosis. Thanks for all your hard work.

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Katie, 16 from Kent
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