Vicky Percy MCSP, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapist
Vicky qualified at Nottingham University in 2002, obtaining a First Class (Hons)
degree in Physiotherapy.
She has 12 years of experience working for the NHS
and in Occupational Health, private practice and elite sport in Leicester,
Sunderland, Limerick, Ireland, where she lived for 3 years, Gosforth and Durham
University. She has worked with all level of athletes across a range of sports, including rugby
union (Leicester Tigers; Young Munster RUFC, Limerick), netball, Irish dancing,
gaelic football, hurling, athletics, swimming, rowing, lacrosse and hockey.
Vicky presently works privately here at Physiohaüs as well as within Occupational Health and for the English
Institute of Sport at Gateshead International Stadium, where she treats elite
athletes in the North East. This includes members of the Women’s English Rugby
Union Squad, Paralympic athletes, GB trampolinists and the Newcastle Eagles.
Vicky is also a member of the medical team for National Division 1 side, Blaydon
RUFC and the Irish Rugby League Squad, who she travelled with to the Rugby
League World Cup in October 2013. She also works as Physiotherapist for
British Swimming and travelled to the European
Championships and World Junior Championships in Baku and Singapore in
What Vicky loves most about her job is the number of people she meets every
day from all walks of life!! Vicky is fascinated by the body and takes pride in
problem solving and assisting the individual needs of every patient to optimise
their recovery so they can resume their quality of life.
Vicky utilises a mixture
of treatment techniques including manual therapy, soft tissue therapy,
biomechanics, exercise prescription and rehabilitation. Vicky also has a keen
interest in chronic pain.
Vicky had the honour of representing England at all age groups in netball and
played in the National Super League for teams including Team Northumbria. She
now spends her spare time running, continues to play netball locally and
nationally, coaching the U16 Tyne and Wear County Netball Academy, travelling
and socialising with friends.
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