Our team of Physiotherapists continues to grow.
The majority are Clinical Specialists in their chosen field with many years of experience between them. All of our physiotherapists are Members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and are Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and all hold Enhanced Disclosure Certificates from the Disclosure & Disbarring Service (formerly the Criminal Records Bureau).
For those of you who haven’t met the team, we are........
DAREN HUTTON MCSP
Lead Physio and Practice Director
Daren qualified in 1991 and is also works in the NHS as a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in the treatment of patients with shoulder problems alongside an Orthopaedic Consultant. He also has a particular interest in the treatment of back problems. He has previously competed internationally in swimming and football.
RICHARD SMITH MCSP
Richard also qualified in 1991 and is a Lead physiotherapist within the NHS and a Clinical Specialist in Backs and Knees. He is qualified to provide acupuncture, and has completed an MSc in Physiotherapy at Curtin University, Australia where he achieved a distinction.
PRIYA DHALIWAL MCSP
Priya qualified in 2002 and works in the NHS as a Shoulder Specialist Physiotherapist. She also has a particular interest in the treatment of patients with hand injuries and is qualified to use acupuncture
SNEHA SHETTY MCSP
Sneha qualified in 1997 and has since also completed an MSc in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and achieved Membership of the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine. She is qualified in the use of a wide variety of treatment techniques including acupuncture, taping and Pilates.
EMMANUEL EZEMELUE MCSP
Qualifying in 2002, Emmanuel specialises in the treatment of musculoskeletal problems including sports injuries. He uses a variety of treatment techniques including acupuncture
GEORGE BUCKLAND MCSP
Qualified in 2008, and a keen former amateur boxer, George is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist who is also trained in the use of acupuncture.
MELISSA LAMBERT MCSP
Mel qualified as a physiotherapist in 2011. She is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist and also has experience in Women's Health. She has a particular interest in pelvic girdle pain and conditions of the sacro-iliac joint, including ante-natal and postnatal conditions. Additionally she is able to help women with pelvic floor dysfunction treating disorders such as incontinence, prolapse and pelvic pain. Mel is qualified to use acupuncture.
Annemarie qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2000 and has practiced in both South Africa and the United Kingdom. She has a particular interest in aquatic physiotherapy complemented by land-based therapy. Outside work she enjoys running, swimming and scuba diving.
CHRIS WEST MCSP
Chris qualified in 1999 and has since gone on to complete an MSc in Advanced Neuromusculoskeletal Skills with Manipulation. He is an examiner for the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and supports Masters level physiotherapists. An ex-rugby player, Chris has also worked for Saracens and London Irish Rugby Clubs.
HELEN MELVILLE MCSP
Helen graduated in 1999 and has worked both in the NHS and privately including for various local sports teams and events. This has meant that she has enjoyed a varied caseload from office workers to top athletes. Helen has a particular interest in sports injuries and aquatic therapy.
MARIE CARTER MCSP
Marie qualified in 2001 and has over 15 years’ experience in the treatment of Musculoskeletal conditions along with a special interest in the management of Chronic Pain conditions. A keen runner, Marie likes to keep fit with Spinning classes, Pilates and Yoga.
JO KELLY MCSP
Jo worked as a Pilates instructor prior to qualifying as a Physiotherapist in Perth, Western Australia in 2011. She has worked in the NHS as an inpatient rehabilitation physiotherapist. She continues to teach Pilates
KAY CHENNELLS MCSP
Kay qualified as a physiotherapist in 1991 and has over 20 years’ experience of acupuncture having become a member of The Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) in 1995. She has a special interest in Pilates and the treatment of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ / Jaw) disorders.
MARLENE LAKE MCSP
Marlene is a Respiratory Specialist Physiotherapist who qualified in 2010. She also works in the NHS and has a keen interest in the treatment of Chronic Lung Disease and Breathing Pattern Disorders. She is able to offer treatments such as breathlessness management, retraining of breathing patterns and airway clearance techniques to help clear sputum.
LAURA FLISHER MCSP
Laura gained a degree in Neurosciences and Biochemistry before going on to qualify as a physiotherapist in 2003. She has worked as a senior physiotherapist at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. She has extensive skills in the use of specialist splinting and the management of complex neurological conditions. She works with us to provide specialist neurological rehabilitation on a domiciliary basis.
Kathryn (Katt) trained in Remedial and Swedish Massage in 2007 in Australia. A keen Netballer since a young age, Katt has represented Queensland and New South Wales in Australia. She continues to play in the UK at a Superleague level – which is the equivalent to the “Premiership” for Netball.