Our team of physios, massage therapists, chiropodists, podiatrists, dietitians and reception staff will ensure that you receive the highest quality of treatment and service available. Click on each of the images below for more information on the members of our team.

  • Rebecca Nelson
    Rebecca Nelson
    Director of Physiotherapy
Rebecca Nelson
Director of Physiotherapy

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Rebecca graduated from Manchester University in 1991. She initially worked as a physiotherapist for the NHS and left this area to work in a Sports Medicine Clinic in New Zealand. While in New Zealand for 6 years, Rebecca successfully completed a specialist postgraduate diploma in manipulative physiotherapy, which is a hands-on approach to treatment, through the University of Otago.

She returned home in 1998 and started Apex Clinic & Apex Headache Clinic. In 2009 she completed the Masters of Manipulative Physiotherapy through the University of Otago, New Zealand. Her thesis was on the physiotherapy treatment of nerve pain from the spine.

Rebecca has developed and continually enhanced her own unique regimes of specialised manual physiotherapy techniques for treating: Spinal Problems & Nerve Pain from the Spine; Headaches/ Migraines; Vertigo/ Dizziness; TMJ or Jaw problems; and Tinnitus from her vast experience of over 30 years of successfully treating these conditions. She has also extensively trained all the physiotherapists at Apex Clinic & Apex Headache Clinic in her treatment regimes as well as lecturing externally.

Since 1998 she has been a part time lecturer at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown on the physiotherapy treatment of spinal problems, nerve pain, headaches, migraines and vertigo currently at a Masters level. She also lectures privately around the UK and Ireland to qualified physios who want to further their skills in the treatment of these dysfunctions. To our knowledge she is the only private Spinal & Headache, Migraine, Vertigo Physiotherapy Specialist in the UK and Ireland who specialises in treating these conditions.

 

  • Tim Moore
    Tim Moore
    Sports Therapist & Owner
Tim Moore
Sports Therapist & Owner

Apex Clinic staffTim is a qualified Sports Therapist and also has a diploma in Anatomy and Physiology. He has been extensively trained for more than 6 months at a postgraduate level by Rebecca Nelson, Spinal & Headache, Migraine, Vertigo Physiotherapy Specialist in her unique manual physiotherapy regimes for treating spinal problems, nerve pain from the spine and headaches / migraines, vertigo, TMJ / jaw pain & tinnitus.

He is passionate about treating these problems and has a wealth of experience. He has also continued his professional development with a wide variety of musculoskeletal courses.

Tim also has a special interest in treating running, biking, swimming and tennis injuries. He enjoys tennis, biking, running and windsurfing in any free time.

  • Catriona Johnston
    Catriona Johnston
    Practice Manager
Catriona Johnston
Practice Manager

Catriona is the Practice Manager of Apex Clinic & Apex Headache Clinic. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Geography from Ulster University where she studied before working in the hospitality industry. She worked within the hospitality sector for many years where she held a variety of different roles and gained a wide range of customer service and management experience which took her to the U.S.A. to work in one of Florida’s top Country Clubs. Upon returning home, Catriona worked in one of Northern Ireland’s 5 star hotels before joining the Apex Clinic Team in 2019.

Catriona is passionate about patient experiences and ensuring the highest level of customer service possible. She ensures that the flow and efficiency of the team meet the highest standard of patient care and believes in a team based approach where every patient is treated promptly, meticulously and with a smile. Catriona loves the opportunity to meet and guide patients throughout their journey and she enjoys managing the Apex team in their mission to provide world-class treatment, service and care.

In her free time Catriona enjoys gym classes to keep fit, walking her dog on the beach and spending time with friends and family.

  • Rhea Lambe
    Rhea Lambe
    Manipulative Physiotherapist
Rhea Lambe
Manipulative Physiotherapist

Chartered Manipulative Physiotherapist

Rhea physioRhea graduated with BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from the University of Brighton, England. Rhea has been extensively trained for more than 6 months at a postgraduate level by Rebecca Nelson, Spinal & Headache, Migraine, Vertigo Physiotherapy Specialist, in her unique manual physiotherapy regimes for treating spinal problems, nerve pain from the spine and headaches / migraines, vertigo, TMJ / jaw pain & tinnitus. She is passionate about treating these problems. Rhea has also continued her professional development with a wide variety of postgraduate physiotherapy musculoskeletal courses.

Rhea also has a special interest in the rehabilitation of all sports injuries and loves to get people back to their sport pain free.

 

Rhea enjoys a variety of sports in her free time including gaelic football, mixed martial arts and boxing which she takes part in at her local boxing club.

 

  • Sara Edwards
    Sara Edwards
    Manipulative Physiotherapist
Sara Edwards
Manipulative Physiotherapist

Chartered Manipulative Physiotherapist

Sara physioSara graduated with BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Teeside University, England. She has been extensively trained for more than 6 months at a postgraduate level by Rebecca Nelson, Spinal & Headache, Migraine, Vertigo Physiotherapy Specialist, in her unique manual physiotherapy regimes for treating spinal problems, nerve pain from the spine and headaches / migraines, vertigo, TMJ / jaw pain & tinnitus. She is passionate about treating these problems. Sara has also continued her professional development with a wide variety of postgraduate physiotherapy musculoskeletal courses.

Sara also has a special interest in the rehabilitation of all sports injuries and loves to get people back to their sport pain free.

 

Sara enjoys training at the gym and walking her dogs to keep fit.

  • Jenny Gilligan
    Jenny Gilligan
    Manipulative Physiotherapist
Jenny Gilligan
Manipulative Physiotherapist

Chartered Manipulative Physiotherapist

Jenny graduated with a MSc in Physiotherapy from Leeds Beckett University, England. She also has a BSc (Hons) in Health and Physical Activity from Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland. Jenny has been extensively trained for more than 6 months at a postgraduate level by Rebecca Nelson, Spinal & Headache, Migraine, Vertigo Physiotherapy Specialist, in her unique manual physiotherapy regimes for treating spinal problems, nerve pain from the spine and headaches / migraines, vertigo, TMJ / jaw pain & tinnitus. She is passionate about treating these problems. She has also continued her professional development with a wide variety of postgraduate physiotherapy musculoskeletal courses.

Jenny also has a special interest in the rehabilitation of all sports injuries and loves to get people back to their sport pain free.

In her spare time Jenny enjoys playing Gaelic football, basketball and going to the gym to keep fit.

  • Simona Jacob
    Simona Jacob
    Manipulative Physiotherapist
Simona Jacob
Manipulative Physiotherapist

Chartered Manipulative Physiotherapist

Simona graduated with a MSc in Advanced Physiotherapy from Manchester Metropolitan University. She also has a BSc in Physiotherapy from Maharashtra University, India. She has been extensively trained for more than 6 months at a postgraduate level by Rebecca Nelson, Spinal & Headache, Migraine, Vertigo Physiotherapy Specialist, in her unique manual physiotherapy regimes for treating spinal problems and nerve pain from the spine. She is passionate about treating these problems. Simona has also continued her professional development with a wide variety of postgraduate physiotherapy musculoskeletal courses.

Simona also has a special interest in the rehabilitation of all sports injuries and loves to get people back to their sport pain free.

In her free time Simona enjoys going to the gym to keep fit and playing badminton.

 

  • Narelle Harkness
    Narelle Harkness
    Chiropodist & Podiatrist
Narelle Harkness
Chiropodist & Podiatrist

Apex Clinic staffNarelle graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Podiatry from the Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Prior to returning home to Northern Ireland and joining Apex Clinic, she gained extensive experience as a chiropodist/ podiatrist in Edinburgh in a multidisciplinary clinic. She is passionate about foot care and is also highly trained in nail surgery. She has a wealth of experience of successfully treating painful feet and related conditions. She takes great pride in keeping her patient’s feet pain free and in good condition.

Narelle is also skilled in prescribing insoles (foot orthoses) either over the counter or custom made, when needed for her patients, either sports participants or non sports folk, and she works well with Apex Clinic’s physiotherapy team regarding these patients. She enjoys socialising with friends and family and loves walking and snow skiing in any free time.

  • Gillian Killiner
    Gillian Killiner
    Dietitian
Gillian Killiner
Dietitian

gillianSpecialist Dietitian, BSc (Hons) MSc RD MBDA HCPC

Gillian graduated in 1997 from the University of Ulster, Coleraine with a Masters degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics. She has gained extensive experience in UK and Northern Irish hospitals in a variety of specialist areas. She also has additional qualifications as a Low FODMAPs practitioner in the new bespoke programme for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) sufferers. She is a member of the British Dietetics Association’s Sports Dietitians Specialist Group. Gillian uses an integrated approach to nutrition ensuring all her clients are fully assessed in every aspect of health. Gillian is a media correspondent for the British Dietetic Association. She also provides corporate programmes on healthy eating to a wide audience.

Gillian is very passionate about using her expertise in helping people to achieve their goals in losing weight and has an extremely high success rate in this area.

Gillian moved to Northern Ireland from London in 1993 and is married with 3 kids. She enjoys running to relax and experiments with her cooking on her kids.

  • Penny Johnston
    Penny Johnston
    Receptionist
Penny Johnston
Receptionist

Apex Clinic staffPenny delivers a welcoming, efficient and 5 star service at Apex Clinic. She is very meticulous in everything she does, but caring also and this allows our patients to enjoy the smooth running “Apex Experience” with a smile. She has an extensive background in customer service and administrative management.

Outside of work, she is always active and enjoys playing tennis and horse riding with her children.

  • Karen Magee
    Karen Magee
    Receptionist
Karen Magee
Receptionist

  • Nicolle Campbell
    Nicolle Campbell
    Receptionist
Nicolle Campbell
Receptionist

  • Norma Burns
    Norma Burns
    Receptionist
Norma Burns
Receptionist