Fitness Physiotherapy Clinic was established in 1997 by Kate Whiteland.


Kate is a Masters qualified, Chartered and State Registered Orthopaedic Physiotherapist with over 20 years experience in both the NHS and the private sector.

Kate is passionate in helping people get back to health and mobility quickly.

Kate qualified in 1995 from Liverpool University with an Honours degree in Physiotherapy. She worked as a junior physiotherapist in Liverpool, at Fazakerley Hospital.

She then specialised as an orthopaedic physiotherapist and worked at Luton and Dunstable hospital and then the Lister hospital in Stevenage, before commencing a year full time Masters Degree in Neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy, at University College London in 2000.

Kate gained a Masters degree (MSc) and membership to the Manipulative Association for Physiotherapists (MMACP) in 2001.

Subsequently she has been working as a self-employed Orthopaedic Specialist in a Private Practice at the Orchard Clinic in St. Albans and from a General Practitioner’s Surgery in Welwyn Garden City.

Kate has given lectures to and examined Masters Students at the University of Hertfordshire.

Kate has trained to use acupuncture as an adjunct to treatment for pain relief. She is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapist (AACP)

Kate runs her Clinic in the centre of Welwyn Garden City, in Natural Health, 2 minutes walk from the station.

Home visits are available in Welwyn Garden City and the surrounding area.

Kate is a trained Pilates Class Instructor running classes in Welwyn Garden City.

Treatment Offered Include:

• Manual Therapy:- Joint & Soft Tissue Mobilisations & Manipulation
• Electrotherapy
• Ergonomic & Postural Re-education
• Muscle Strengthening
• Sports Rehabilitation
• Core Stability & Posture Retraining
• Clinical Pilates

Qualifications :

• BSc, MSc
• Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
• Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP)
• Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP)
• Member of the Organisation of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice (OCPPP)

For physiotherapy appointments and home visits and to book pilates please call Kate on 07956 372891 or email:


“…I would highly recommend Kate Whiteland. I have seen her on numerous occasions over the past 2 years, and on every visit I have been really impressed with her knowledge, approach and more importantly the outcome of the treatment…” Mrs Oliver, Herts