A Yate based Physiotherapist has won a top industry award during lockdown.

Physio 4 help 4 u won Best Physiotherapist 2020 South West region in the GHP Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Awards.

Global Health and Pharma (GHP) is a global information sharing platform working across Human, Animal & Environmental Health categories.

Clinic manager, Dave Mugglestone said: "After we were nominated I went through a detailed process highlighting areas of exceptional merit through the company's history.

"This included being on the expert panel for seven of the countries largest medico-legal and reporting institutions.

"Our MSc qualified therapists work with some of the latest technology available in private practise.

"Maggie, our lead physio, continues to study and gain new skills and hopes to be able to offer more specialised services to the local community including steroid injections and a permission to prescribe medicines licence.

"Our lead sports therapist Kirsten is currently studying towards her PhD and attends the clinic twice a week."

The team have hopes to take on more staff soon and open a second treatment room in the near future.

Dave added: "After such a difficult year it's nice to get some recognition for the services provided by the team and a great boost for a small family run clinic bringing fast, safe and effective care to the community."