Meet the Team

McCallion Physiotherapy offers a professional physiotherapy service from experienced practitioners. We have a reputation for successfully treating a wide range of musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries. A professional and personal approach, tailoring treatments to suit the individual needs of each of our patients.

Seamus McCallion

Lead Chartered Physiotherapist

Seamus qualified in 1993 from Pinderfields College of Physiotherapy. He has mainly worked in elite sport and private practice, gaining a wealth of experience in treating general musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries. His particular interest is in posture related problems and using modified pilates to complement hands on physiotherapy.

Away from the clinic; Seamus keeps active, regularly playing squash and racket-ball.

Lesley McCallion

Lead Chartered Physiotherapist

Lesley qualified in 1991 from Pinderfields College of Physiotherapy. She has mainly worked in elite sport and private practice. Lesley has extensive experience in the treatment of musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries. She has a particular interest in the use of specific soft tissue massage techniques and the use of Pilates to manage injury, illness and disease.

To balance life at work and when not walking her dog, Lesley regularly plays, coaches and referees touch rugby.

Stephen Barwick

Chartered Physiotherapist

Stephen gained his BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy at Northumbria University after first completing a BSc (Hons) degree in Sports Science at the University of Sunderland. Stephen has a breadth of Physiotherapy knowledge having worked in private practice, medico-legal, GP referral and professional sport. He has excellent hands on skills and combines his knowledge of Physiotherapy, sport and exercise therapy to optimise treatment and recovery.

Away from the clinic, Stephen enjoys playing football and running.

Aiden McCallion

Massage Therapist

Aidan gained his Massage Therapy qualification at Gateshead College. He has worked alongside Seamus and Lesley in their clinic since 2014, developing his hands-on massage therapy skills and knowledge. Working closely with our Physiotherapists, Aidan can offer specific remedial massage and also general sports massage.

Away from his work as a massage therapist, Aidan enjoys the gym and loves to combine his passions of mountain biking, photography and finding great coffee shops.

Plan a Visit

Address:​ 1 Burnside Road, Whitley Bay, NE25 8PW
Find us on the corner of Burnside Road and Plessey Crescent


Phone: 0191 280 1448