Sue qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from the Royal London Hospital in 1981. She worked in the NHS at Charing Cross Hospital and the Brompton Hospital (cardiothoracic medicine). She did a 9 month Physiotherapy exchange in Sydney, Australia heading up the Physiotherapy Services in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
On returning to the UK Sue moved to Windsor into the private sector to specialise in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Her next move was into a Superintendent post at the Chaucer Hospital in Canterbury. Here she set up the first sports injury clinic and neurological rehabilitation assessment facility in a private hospital. During this time at weekends Sue started to work at the sports injury clinic at Crystal Palace, National Sports Centre. 18 months later she took up a full time position at Crystal Palace as Deputy Superintendant. In her spare time, Sue worked with the British Athletics team for 15 years, was appointed to the ABA Physio for the Seoul Olympic team. She has also worked with the British Triathlon Association, British Diving and British Weightlifting. She attended as Physiotherapist at World Champoinships, European Championships and 2 Commonwealth Games.
Her husbands career moved to Scotland for 7 years. Whilst here she lectured for Fitness Scotland and set up numerous sports injury clinics with the Scottish Sports Council. Sue also worked with the Mens Scottish Hockey Team, Scottish Athletics and became a clinical tutor for the Physiotherapy degree course at Caledonian University in Glasgow.
Her Sports Physiotherapy expertise has also taken her further afield to America where she spent 4 months at Duke University, North Carolina working part time with their American Football team. She has worked as a Physiotherapist at the London marathon for over 30 years!
In 1996 Sue moved to Essex and set up her own private practice in Stock and later in 2002, The Claydon Clinic in Howe Green. She has qualifications in Acupuncture and Pilates matwork.
Sue is married to an Orthopaedic Surgeon and has 3 children, one of whom is a Physiotherapist. She enjoys spending time gardening, horse riding, dog walking and trying to keep fit!