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MEET THE TEAM

Guy Rogers
Clinical Director & Physiotherapist

Prime was founded by Guy Rogers, a Physiotherapist and Sport Scientist.

 

Guy has worked for many years within professional sport, including a role within the medical team at Leicester City Football Club which included winning the Premier League in 2015/16. He has also been part of the backroom team at Nottingham Forest FC.

 

He is extremely passionate about bringing elite level care to all and it is for this very reason that Prime Performance Physiotherapy was born. Guy now specialises in treating running injuries and the application of Shockwave Therapy. He combines his passion for high quality rehabilitation, with the leading technology to help ensure that the clinic remains at the forefront and is able offer the best treatment options for our clients.

 

In his spare time, Guy loves spending time with his family and keeping active as he has a strong belief that as healthcare professionals we should practise what we preach! As a keen sportsman, he has experienced his own fair share of injuries that have allowed him to better understand both the physical and psychological challenges that lay ahead on the road to recovery

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Qualifications

MSc Physiotherapy 

BSc Sport & Exercise Science

Diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine

Acupuncture Qualified

Qualified Pilates Instructor

Hayden Gayle
Senior Physiotherapist

With a specialist interest in Musculoskeletal injuries Hayden has obtained experience working as a Senior Physiotherapist in the NHS, private practice and professional sport.

Hayden’s previous sports roles include the academies of Sheffield United, West Ham United and Nottingham Forest FC, which he obtained experience in treating adolescent sport’s related injuries.

He currently works as a Physiotherapist for the University of Nottingham alongside his role here, combining his experience from clinical practice and sports performance to rehabilitate people back to their hobbies, interests and daily living activities.

As a motorcyclist, Hayden is an avid fan of elite motorcycling sports including the Isle of Man TT, British Superbike Championship and MotoGP. Also, he is a passionate cricket and football fan and enjoys going to watch games on derby days with his dad.

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Qualifications

BSc Physiotherapy

Acupuncture Qualified

Saffron Blackwood
Sports Rehab and Massage Therapist

As a Graduate Sports Rehabilitator from Teesside University Saffron specialises in sports rehabilitation, injury assessment and massage. She have worked with a diverse range of ages and abilities, whilst also previously gaining experience working within elite sport.

She is passionate about working with individuals to help them improve their health and work towards their fitness goals.

Saffron also volunteers within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service and is passionate about not only assisting in an individual’s mechanical pain but also how the pain affects their mental health, offering advice and support where possible. With an in-depth understanding of the affects that physical activity has on mental health, both professionally and personally, after Saffron has many years of being a competitive swimmer. 

In her spare time she enjoys long walks with her dog Barney, along with her friends, whilst also baking lots of sweet treats and being part of the Calverton and Bingham Swimming Club coaching team. 

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Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

Acupuncture Qualified

Nina Thomas

Nutrition Consultant

Your personal Nutritionist, Nina Thomas, is a fully trained and Registered Nutritionist, completing her professional training to become a member of the Association for Nutrition. Registered Nutritionists are competent, qualified nutrition professionals who meet the rigorous applied standards for scientifically sound evidence-based nutrition and its use in practice.

A passion for science, food and nutrition led her to Kings College, London to study Food Science. Having developed food and drink ranges for major retailers her career has allowed her to travel the world researching food trends and cuisines and focus on providing healthy eating for consumers. Following a Masters in Nutritional Sciences she became a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr). As well as keeping fully up-to-date, a Registered Nutritionist only gives advice on evidence-based scientific research. It’s the same kind of science used by our NHS and Public Health England to define nutrition policy.

You can, therefore, be reassured not only are you receiving a personalised service, but a professional one too.

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Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Food Sciences

MSc Nutritional Sciences

Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr)