Elite Physiotherapy is run by physiotherapist Etti Cook.
Etti has a
Bsc (Hons) in Human Physiotherapy from University of East Anglia and a Diploma
in Veterinary Physiotherapy from The Royal Veterinary College.
entitles her to be a Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) and
work as a Categor "A" member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
in Animal Therapy (see links).
governing bodies work to ensure that all Chartered Physiotherapists work to a
high level of skill and continue to improve their standards of patient care
throughout their careers by keeping up to date with current research and
insurance companies recognize these governing bodies and will pay for treatment
by a Physiotherapist registered with MCSP or ACPAT.
worked for Leicester
General Hospital for 5 years working her way up to Senior Physiotherapist in Orthopaedics and Outpatients.
Then she worked as a Senior Musculoskeletal Outpatients Physiotherapist at
Fitzwilliam Hospital a Specialist Orthopaedic Hospital in Peterborough until
April 2011 treating sporting injuries, post operative rehabilitation from all
types of joint and spinal surgery, and any other conditions resulting in pain or
Etti is now fully self-employed treating animals (mainly horses and ponies) out
on the road, covering the counties of Lincolnshire, Rutland, Leicestershire,
Nottinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. She is also
now treating her Human Physiotherapy clients from her new home in Castle Bytham,
Etti has always had a passion for animals and has ridden since she was 3
She competed in SJ and Eventing through Pony Club and has to date produced 5 of
her own Event horses (1 Novice, 2 to Intermediate and 2 to Advanced level).
She has one very special horse at the moment called Culteeb (‘Kenny’). In 2011
he won Highclere Intermediate, was 12th in the CCI** at Houghton and completed
his first advanced at Little Downham. He will be aimed at more intermediates and
possibly Blenheim CCI*** in 2012.
Etti has plenty of fun in the winter hunting her 20yo ex-eventer Bilbo mainly
with the Fitzwilliam and a few visiting days in the gorgeous Leicestershire
country with the Quorn, Belvoir, Fernie and Cottesmore.
Etti’s also has friends competing in endurance, racing and point-to-pointing,
and a professional polo player as a sister! This in depth knowledge of horses
working in many different disciplines enables Etti to better understand the
stresses put on their musculoskeletal systems and how we can limit the impact of
these through physiotherapy treatment.