About Us

Bernadette Scatchard qualified from Bradford School of Physiotherapy in 1984. During her NHS career she worked at both St James’ University Hospital & The LGI before working full time in Private Practice since 1990. Her experience working in sport medicine is extensive as Team Physiotherapist for Harrogate Town AFC, York RLFC & Castleford RLFC as well as GB Rugby League and taking the position of Secretary to the Rugby League Medical Association in a career spanning 14 years.
Since leaving rugby, she has maintained her work in sports medicine and along with Marie currently works as Physiotherapist to the Professional Game Match Officials (PGMOL), looking after the Premier League and FIFA referres to the FA. She continues to maintain an up-to-date portfolio of CPD with specific interest in musculoskeletal medicine.
Her interests outside of work include running, cycling and gardening, including her working on her allotment as well as beekeeping. .

Marie Griffiths qualified from Withington School of Physiotherapy in 1985 and worked in the NHS at St James’ University Hospital, Halifax Royal Infirmary & Pinderfields Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit. She began her career in sport at Morley RUFC during which time she also held the positions of Team Physiotherapist for Yorkshire RUFC & North of England RUFC, both at Under 21 level becoming the first female at Twickenham when Yorkshire U21’s won the County Championship. She then changed codes and worked as Team Physiotherapist for Bradford Northern RLFC, latterly Bradford Bulls RLFC. With Bernadette she continues her work on the front line of Sports Medicine as Physiotherapist to PGMOL (Professional Game Match Officials) working with the Premier League and FIFA Referees. More recently she began extending her CPD by starting her MSc in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Rehabilitation.
Outside of work she is married with 2 teenage children who occupy most of her time (and money!) . She has recently developed an interest in photography as well as continuing to enjoy cycling, going to the gym and running when her foot problems allow! .

Bernadette & Marie have now been business partners since 1987, & over recent years they have dedicated their efforts to developing the general practice, going on to work for many years with The West Yorkshire Playhouse, Opera North, Northern Ballet Theatre, a number of West End Touring Production Companies and Phoenix Dance..

They are both actively involved in sport at a personal level, completing The Great Yorkshire Bike Ride, running regularly at ˝ marathon and 10K distances, raising thousands of pounds for local and national charities. Bernadette also completed the gruelling 3 Peaks Challenge on more than one occasion, recording very respectable times & ran 2007 Flora London Marathon in a “staggering” time of 4 hours 39 minutes!!