John Gates qualified in 2014 from Coventry University with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy and is a Member of The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. More recently, John completed masters level study at Sheffield Hallam University of “Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Radiographic Image Interpretation” with outstanding results.
John has worked across a variety of locations in the East Midlands specialising in musculoskeletal care. He joined Connect Health in February 2020 where he now works as a Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and Team Leader in outpatient clinics across Nottingham.
Special interests include healthy lifestyles, shoulder & knee rehabilitation and the management of persistent pain. John is a Clinical Educator and has a passion for development of students, new graduates and lifelong continuous professional development, especially utilising digital and social media to allow for integration of evidence based practice and a biopsychosocial model.
In his free time, John is a keen cyclist, enjoys CrossFit and spending time outdoors with his Schnoodle Pippa. He has also been closely involved in ParaDance from 2017 as a medical classifier.