About us

At RISE, innovation meets comfort. Our skilled clinicians are at the forefront of the latest treatment techniques, catering to all ages and conditions, ensuring every patient receives the highest level of care. Our staff embody warmth and professionalism, understanding that the journey to recovery can be daunting. This combination of advanced techniques and compassionate care make RISE the trusted destination for those seeking the best in rehabilitative services.

Our Principles

Meet the Team


Our Story

Alex and Phil’s friendship began on the muddy rugby fields of Beverley RUFC as teenagers, where they shared a love for the sport and an interest in rehabilitation. They both went on to qualify as physiotherapists. After working for the NHS for many years their paths diverged. Phil continued to hone his expertise through local hospitals, professional sport, and private practice. Whilst Alex chose a career in the Army.

Returning to Beverley, they combined their knowledge to create RISE. Where their unique blend of experiences and dedication serve to provide accessible, first-class healthcare to the community.


Phil DuBoulay

Lead Clinician

Phil is from Beverley and attended Longcroft School, he gained an undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science at Durham University. Subsequently he earned his Master’s in Physiotherapy at Leeds Beckett University. With over a decade of clinical experience, in the NHS he specialised in musculoskeletal outpatients, orthopaedics, and hands & plastics. He further enhanced these skills through private practice and professional sport.

A devoted rugby player, Phil proudly represented Beverley RUFC and still enjoys being a loyal club member. He progressed from a junior player to the 1st XV over a 17-year playing career. He captained the first team for six consecutive years from 2014 to 2020.

Away from work, Phil stays active and cherishes moments with his family. In recent years, he has completed a trail Marathon and the National 3 Peaks to support charities including Prostate Cancer UK. Married to Jessica, Phil is a proud father of two young children, Louis and Lily.

Danny Brunton

Physiotherapist (Running Expert)

Arriving Soon!

Leanne Mills

Complimentary Therapies Lead

Leanne is our lead for Clinical Massage Therapy and Pilates. From Beverley, she has worked in health and leisure for 20 years. As a group exercise instructor / personal trainer and within GP exercise referral schemes; She has level 4 specialisms in obesity & diabetes and mental health. Encouraging others into the industry Leanne has worked all over the country as a tutor/assessor for several national and global providers and sports teams. She also volunteers and supports SEED and HAWT, local charities.

In 2018 Leanne trained as a yoga teacher and developed a focussed passion for holistic wellness, going on to add Sports Massage and Pilates to allow a whole mind – body approach to training and rehabilitation. She has used this blend of knowledge to work with individuals and small groups in private practice.

Away from work Leanne spends time with her family, (husband David, son Noah & Jasper the spaniel!) and is happiest out trekking in a forest.

Dan Lee


Dan, originally from a town near Portsmouth, has settled in Beverley and now calls it home.

He started his journey as a personal trainer, before completing his undergraduate degree in sport and exercise science. Since then, he realised his aim was to work in healthcare and so went on to complete a pre-reg masters in physiotherapy. Since graduating, Dan has been continuing to develop his skills, working in musculoskeletal outpatients.

Outside of work, Dan is very active. Growing up he tried all kinds of sports, but eventually settled on rugby, which he has now been playing for 15 years.Alongside playing for Beverley RUFC, Dan regularly challenges himself through running and going to the gym.

Alex Fletcher

Practice Manager

Alex was raised in Beverley and studied at Beverley Grammar School. He attended The University of Birmingham in 2009, earning an honours degree in Physiotherapy. After qualifying, he managed the rehabilitation and emergency treatment for overseas athletes during the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic games. Following this, he worked as a physiotherapist at Castle Hill and Hull Royal Infirmary.

After some time in private practice, Alex changed careers, commissioning into the British Army as a Bomb Disposal Officer and Military Diver. During his military service, he led large teams in global campaigns, refining his leadership and management skills. Despite the change, Alex remained passionate about rehabilitation, often chatting with Phil about the idea of setting up their own practice.

In 2023, after a decade in the military, Alex returned to Beverley and opened RISE with Phil. Besides ensuring the smooth running of the practice, Alex stays active in various sports, with a particular love for boxing and swimming. He’s set to complete a solo swim of the English Channel in July 2024, a month before marrying his fiancée, Lucinda.