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Angela McGowan

Physiotherapist MCSP HCPC


HCPC Registration number: PH43221

Angela graduated with a BSc Physiotherapy in 1991 from The Queen’s College, Glasgow, then graduated again with a Postgraduate Master of Philosophy Degree in 2015 from Salford University. She has also completed Masters Level Modules in Functional Anatomy and Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Cardiff.

She regularly updates her knowledge and skills to maintain evidence based practice requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Angela provides 2 clinics per week:

  • Saturday 8am-1pm
  • Wednesday 4pm-8pm

To make an appointment with Angela, just ring 0161 448 7844 or use the contact form below.

Musculoskeletal Physio

Angela has worked as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist both privately and in the NHS for many years and is now an Extended Scope Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist in the NHS with a special interest in lower limb conditions and injuries, such as:

  • Knee anterior
  • Posterior cruciate ligament injury
  • Rehabilitation
  • Reconstruction
  • Complex knee problems
  • Rehabilitation of ligament reconstructions
  • Runners knee injuries
  • Bursitis and glute tendinopathy
  • Muscle imbalance
  • Ankle sprains
  • Rehabilitation including proprioceptive work

Angela also carries out joint injections and is a registered as a Supplementary Prescriber and is able to read X-Rays.

Angela has broad and extensive experience and training, and specialises in sports injury and orthopaedic conditions. She has worked with the Welsh National Ladies Netball Teams and The Lawn Tennis Association at a Semi-Professional Level.


Angela is able to diagnose, advise and rehabilitate any musculoskeletal problem confidently and refer on to Consultants or other professions where required.

Angela uses a hands on and exercise based approach to treatment but will also use other techniques such as:

  • K-taping
  • Ultrasound
  • Strapping
  • Myofacial release
  • Mobilisations

Angela has recently completed a major research project looking at how balance and proprioception can be improved with home exercise

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