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Flippin' Pain Team

Our campaign team. The guys that keep the Flippin’ Pain cogs turning.

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Prof. Cormac Ryan

Community Pain Champion

Cormac is Flippin’ Pain’s frontman- our Community Pain Champion. Outside of Flippin’ Pain he is Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation at Teesside University. As well as being incredibly knowledgeable about pain he is a great communicator and entertainer.

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Prof. Lorimer Moseley

Campaign Advocate & Advisor

Charismatic Australian Lorimer is one of the world’s leading pain scientists and its most renowned pain educator. He’s won prizes for his work in 13 countries, including Australia’s most prestigious prize for medical research. He has written 350 research articles and 5 books including the two highest selling pain books internationally.

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Richard Pell

Campaign Director

A native Lincolnshire Yellow Belly (the name given to people from Lincolnshire) Richard has headed up Flippin’ Pain from the get-go and continues to lead the campaign. A physiotherapist by background, outside of Flippin’ Pain he is kept (more than) busy by his 2 young children.

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Steve Nawoor

Campaign Team Member

Steve is a Consultant Physiotherapist who took a bit of an unorthodox route into physiotherapy: In his previous lives he worked in mines and demolitions in the Army and was a Physical Training Instructor in the Prison Service. These days outside of work you will generally find him doing Caveman Training or CrossFit and drinking a triple espresso.

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Danielle Chulan

Campaign Team Member

Known to some as Wonder Woman, Danielle has been supporting the Flippin' Pain from the start as a founder member of the campaign. In her day job Danielle is a Deputy Director of NHS Services for Connect Health where she operationally oversees MSK, Pain and Rheumatology services.

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Felicity Thow

Campaign Team Member

Felicity is a physiotherapist with a passion for improving the lives of people living with persistent pain. She recently completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Pain Management and she is thrilled to be able to put skills into action as part of the Flippin’ Pain team.

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Tom Jesson

Campaign Team Member

Tom is a physiotherapist with experience working in persistent pain services and a special interest in nerve pain. He recently moved from Northumberland to Michigan, USA. When he is not helping out behind the scenes for Flippin’ Pain, Tom can be found hiking, climbing, writing or, most likely, tweeting.

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Stephen Swift

Campaign Team Member

Stephen has been fascinated and frustrated by persistent pain since seeing the impact it had on his dad and family during his teenage years. Outside of Flippin’ pain he works as an Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist in Pain Management, drinks coffee and generally enjoys being outside on a Paddleboard or Bicycle.

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Gail Sowden

Campaign Team Member

Gail is a Consultant Physiotherapist specialising in persistent pain. She is passionate about everything pain related but particularly, what we can all do to help improve the lives of people with persistent pain. When not at work, Gail can be found trying to revive her tropical plants or touring in her Campervan, 'Wanda'.

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Asim Suleman

Campaign Team Member

Born and bred in Yorkshire, Asim is as a GP Pain specialist in Bradford who is passionate about improving physical literacy and pain management services for the most vulnerable in society. He also works as an Occupational Health Physician and is a 2nd Dan in Taekwondo.

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Dr. Dana Maki

Campaign Team Member

Dr. Dana Maki is a Senior Lecturer and specialist pain physiotherapist. She is interested in pregnancy-related and pelvic pain, and the psychological and social factors contributing to persistent pain in ethnic minorities. She lectures at Brunel University London and leads the research group @painincommunity. Outside of work she drinks her body weight in coffee to keep up with academia and clinical work between the UK and Middle East, whilst looking after two young children.

Flippin' Pain Friends

Our amazing contributors. Too many to include here so apologies if we missed you – you know who you are and you’re all awesome!

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Fen

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Claire

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Carolyn

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Brian

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Tina

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Kat

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Tim

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Ruth

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Pete

Flippin’ Pain Tour Riders & Roadies

Peloton riders and roadies joining our events team or the Community Outreach Tour.

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Dr Chris Barker

Peloton Rider

Chris is a GP by background who has been specialising in pain management for over 20 years now. As well as leading a large NHS pain service in the north west of England and contributing to national guidelines he is a keen runner and cyclist and enjoys playing either the guitar or drums.

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Helen Liddell

Peloton Rider

Helen is a Consultant Pharmacist and a specialist in advising on medication and it’s place in pain management. She is a keen educator and is regularly involved in training pharmacists working in general practice. She’s a keen rower, cyclist and skier.

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Mike Carpenter

Peloton Rider

Mike is an Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist who works with people living with persistent pain in Hertfordshire and teaches on the topic of pain at Kings College London. He’s also a competitive runner...but not so experienced on a bike!

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Dr Kieran Sharrock

Peloton Rider

Kieran is a GP at Spilsby Surgery as well as being Medical Director for Lincolnshire’s LMC (a group that represents GPs across the county). Whilst not working he likes to ride his bike and walk his dogs, so that he can eat and drink without piling on the pounds.

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Dr Sophie Gwinnett

Tour Roadie

Sophie is a Clinical Psychologist and has worked with people living with persistent pain since 2002. In her clinical role she helps people to live rich and meaningful lives, in spite of their pain. On a personal level she is a mindfulness enthusiast!

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Deepak Ravindran

Peloton Rider

Deepak is a pain physician based in Berkshire where he helped to develop an award winning community service for people living with persistent pain. His team were also the recipient of the Grunenthal national pain award for patient education in 2017. Pain education with empathy is his passion and promoting trauma informed care through the NHS is his vision.

Flippin Pain is indebted to our many kind sponsors, partners, and affiliates. You are AWESOME and we couldn’t do this without you!