Read on to meet the Body Works team and find out more about our highly trained members of staff. You can book a treatment session online here
THERESA BELL (MCSP, HCPC)Theresa is the lead clinician at Body Works Physiotherapy & Pilates. She works as a musculoskeletal (outpatient) physiotherapist and as an instructor in both mat based and studio based Pilates. She is also a qualified acupuncturist and member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.
Theresa graduated from Brunel University in 1996 with a First class honours degree in Physiotherapy. In 2003 she became a fully qualified Pilates instructor, with similarly high distinction, through the internationally recognised Polestar group. Theresa has also studied Physiotherapy at Masters degree level through Coventry University.
From 1996-2001 Theresa worked at Northwick Park Hospital in London, gaining her first post as a Senior Physiotherapist. She then moved back to the East Midlands, where she joined the team at the Leicester General Hospital. In 2003 she created Body Works Physiotherapy & Pilates.
MARK BELL (MCSP)Mark graduated from Brunel University in 1996 with an honours degree in Physiotherapy. He then worked as a senior outpatient physiotherapist at Northwick Park Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, in London.
On moving to Leicester in 2001 Mark took a post at the Leicester General Hospital. Here he specialised in Sports Injuries, working as part of a dedicated Consultant-led team under Soft Tissue specialist Mike Allen. He also worked in the outpatient department and at a number of local GP practices – helping to set up that service.
Mark has also worked as a physiotherapist for a number of local rugby teams, including the County U16’s and Leicester Lions RFC. He remains interested in rugby and football (and their related injuries) and holds Level 1 coaching badges in both.
JO CHEYETTE (MCSP, HCPC)Joanne graduated from the Withington School of Physiotherapy, Manchester, in 1991.
Since then she has worked both within the NHS and in the private sector, where she owned a successful physiotherapy and sports injuries practice of her own for 16 years, before taking on a role in corporate healthcare.
Her aim is to consistently provide her patients with a thorough examination and assessment, so as to accurately diagnose their injury – working together with her clients to get them back to full function as quickly as possible.
JOANNE HENNELL (MCSP, HCPC)Jo graduated with a degree in Physiotherapy from Coventry University in 2004, going on to work for the University Hospitals of Leicester, the Derby Foundation Trust and the Nottinghamshire County Primary Care Trust.
Jo is also a fully qualified Sports Massage therapist and joined the team at Body Works in 2017 in that dedicated role. She has since taken on the additional responsibility of providing our Home Visit service for physiotherapy clients who are house-bound.
In her spare time Jo is busy being a mum to two boys and with voluntary work, helping a new mums’ group and the local elderly.
MARGARET BENNETTMaggie joined our team as head of administration, following a successful career at the BUPA (now Spire) Hospital in Oadby, Leicestershire.
Maggie is the linchpin that keeps all the wheels at Body Works turning together.
If you’re contacting us it’s likely you’ll be dealing with Maggie, so expect a friendly and professional welcome.