Mr Richard Forbes

Extended Scope Physiotherapist

Richard is an extended scope physiotherapist specialising in the shoulder and hand. Richard sees patients with shoulder and upper limb pain for specialist assessment. This may involve the arrangement of investigations including X-rays, ultrasound scans and MRI’s where required.  He is also able to administer corticosteroid injections where appropriate.

He graduated from Coventry University in 2003 with a degree in Physiotherapy and worked in the NHS for 12 years, specialising in the upper limb for the last 5, before starting at Circle Reading in 2015.

He regularly attends professional development courses, keeping abreast of current research through journal articles.

He is a keen sportsman, having played cricket since he was 8 years old as well as completing his level 1 coaching qualification.