Tim trained at Manchester Royal Infirmary School of Physiotherapy qualifying with a BSc(Hons) in Physiotherapy in 1990. Since then he has continually been employed within the NHS specialising in neurological physiotherapy from 1994. During this time he has worked in neurology, neurosurgery, stroke and neuro-rehabilitation units. He is currently the clinical lead physiotherapist on a neuro-rehabilitation unit at Trafford General Hospital, a post which he has held since 2001. His role involves treating patients with a wide range of neurological conditions in particular Multiple Sclerosis and Acquired Brain Injury. He completed an MSc in Physiotherapy from The University of Manchester in 2005 and qualified as a Bobath Tutor in 2015.