CEO and Founder APPI Healthgroup. B.Physiotherapy MAPA, MCSP, HPC. Chair Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Exercise Therapy.
Glenn Withers is the co-founder of APPI Healthgroup and an award winning physiotherapist. Glenn was awarded the prestigious APA development scholarship in 2000 for international study into physiotherapy advancement. This research lead to Glenn co-creating the APPI Rehabilitation Pilates method whereby research, evidence and clinical reasoning are linked to each and every movement.
A published author, international presenter and educator, Glenn is responsible for some of the largest developments in the combination of physiotherapy and pilates in healthcare. Glenn’s bestselling book, Back to Life with APPI Pilates has become an essential part of any exercise library. Glenn has been featured frequently in the national press, in additional to being published in many industry journals. Glenn is also Chair of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Exercise Therapy, a government advisor to the health and leisure industry, a level 4 REPS technical expert in exercise delivery and has a regular monthly column in Running Fitness Magazine. Glenn currently holds the positions of clinical director of APPI’s health centres, in addition to being the resident director of education for APPI Education. As part of his clinical role Glenn consults too many professional athletes, teams and organisations, as well as being one of London’s leading clinicians in the management of Back and Pelvic pain.
Over the years Glenn has worked with Tottenham Hotspur FC , Manchester United FC, Arsenal FC, Brentford FC, English National Ballet, British Winter Sports Program, English Institute of Sport, Collingwood Magpies Professional Australian Rules Football team, Professional Tennis players from the ATP circuit, Victorian State Netball League and many more. Glenn’s many achievements lead him to be nominated as Physiotherapist of the year in 2010.
Outside of work Glenn is a proud husband and father to 5 beautiful children. A keen triathlete, Glenn has competed in all distances from sprint triathlon to Ironman. In 2014 Glenn was a team member for the British National Team (Age Group) for the ETU long distance triathlon championships.