Meet the Team

Sheffield Physiotherapists - Angela Finkill - Valley Physiotherapy

Angela Finkill

Clinical Director & Physiotherapist


Angela qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1986 and joined the NHS working as a junior physiotherapist at the Northern General Hospital where she developed an interest in the treatment of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal problems.

Progressing to a senior role, over the years she has gained valuable experience through many postgraduate courses and has 20 year’s experience in acupuncture, being a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.

After 30 years, she only recently retired from the NHS to concentrate on further developing Valley Physiotherapy Clinic, the private practice she established in 1996.

Sheffield Physiotherapists - Holly Bowden-Lovell - Valley Physiotherapy

Holly Bowden-Lovell

Associate Physiotherapist


Holly qualified in 2008 with BSc Hons Physiotherapy from the University of Huddersfield and has worked in the NHS as a specialist Physiotherapist in the musculoskeletal field, treating both children and adults. Through voluntarily working at local sports clubs and Stocksbridge Park Steels Holly has an extensive knowledge of and enjoys treating sports related injuries. She currently works with runners of all ranges and abilities. She also enjoys treating children with ‘growing pains’ or injuries.

Holly has studied to Masters level and successfully completed the MSc Manual Therapy of the Lower Limb in 2016 at Sheffield Hallam University, she hopes to continue to progress her career further at masters level.

Holly, having completed APPI training, also teaches Pilates in a class setting and individually offers it as an important adjunct to patients’ rehabilitation programmes, facilitating recovery and preventing recurrence of problems.

She joined Valley Physiotherapy Clinic 6 years ago and, having become a valued member of the team, is now an Associate Physiotherapist at the practice.

Sheffield Physiotherapists - Nicola Adamson - Valley Physiotherapy

Nicola Adamson



Nicola qualified in 2006 from the University of Birmingham and has previously worked in the NHS as an advanced musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, becoming a valued member of the Integrated Pain Team.

She presently works as a private practitioner at Valley Physiotherapy Clinic and a specialist Physiotherapist at St. Lukes Hospice.

In 2010 she qualified in acupuncture and is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Nicola has also been awarded a PG Cert in Allied Health Studies from the University of Keele (2016) and a PG Cert in Low Intensity Psychological Interventions from the University of Sheffield (2014) and brings her expertise to a holistic approach to the management of patients with Persistent Pain conditions.

Sheffield Physiotherapists - Louise Stewart - Valley Physiotherapy

Louise Stewart



Louise qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2009, graduating from the University of Huddersfield. Since then she has progressed her NHS career and is now a senior Physiotherapist at Rotherham Hospital.

Louise has a special interest in Pilates and joined the team at Valley Physiotherapy Clinic in 2015, offering individually tailored and group Pilates sessions.

She has undertaken advanced training with the respected Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute and continues to further develop her skills.

Louise is a skilled manual therapist and completed a University Masters (MSc) module in Manual Therapy in 2016.