Here at Activate Physiotherapy, our team is comprised of the region’s most reputable clinicians dedicated to providing the highest quality care and superior customer service to our patients.

We also work closely with consultants delivering post operative rehabilitation after surgery such as Knee surgery, Shoulder surgery, Spinal surgery, Knee & Hip replacements. Through many years of experience in professional sport, we have access to a comprehensive team of surgeons/specialists both nationally and internationally in order to provide you with the best care and imaging as received by professional athletes should you need it.

Our Clinicians:

Seong-Joon “SJ” Lee

SJ returned to private practice in 2013 during his 4th season with Newcastle Falcons as full time 1st team Physiotherapist. SJ’s passion for rugby b

Gemma James

Gemma graduated in 2005 with a Physiotherapy degree from Manchester University, and is currently studying for a Masters degree in Clinical Research at

Andrew Swinburne

Andrew holds both a physiotherapy degree from Northumbria University and a Sport and Exercise Science degree from Loughborough University. Since gradu

Elizabeth Lee

As well as working in private practice, Elizabeth is currently a Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist at the Great North Children’s Hospital (RVI).

Barry Davison

Barry graduated in 2010 with a Masters in Physiotherapy which he gained following completion of a BSc Sports therapy degree and football scholarship i

Andy Thirlwell

Andy studied Kinesiology with a minor in psychology at the University Of Tennessee. During his time at the University of Tennessee he was also a membe