Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a medically recognised and respected profession that is designed to get you moving again – no matter what the problem is.

Physiotherapy is a medically recognised and respected profession that is designed to get you moving again – no matter what the problem is. We use research based treatments that are proven to be valid and effective. All our staff are highly experienced physiotherapists providing hands on treatment for you and we are focussed on results. You won’t be handed a leaflet and told to manage your problem. We feel we are different! Physiotherapy involves a little effort from you too but we’ll guide you through that process!

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about what we do – we’re happy to chat through it with you.

What we treat

All our physiotherapists are trained to a very high level and we have experts that can treat a wide range of conditions including the following:

  • Sports injuries
  • Pregnancy related pain
  • Back and neck pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Postural and biomechanical problems
  • Runner’s Knee
  • Arthritis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Ergonomic/Work-related pain
  • Headaches and whiplash
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Incontinence
  • Post-fracture rehabilitation

How we treat

The treatment is based on established techniques which are supported by research and are proven to get results. Our treatment is tailored to the individual’s needs or symptoms and techniques include:

  • Joint mobilisation and manipulation
  • Soft tissue techniques including massage, trigger point release and stretching techniques.
  • Rehabilitation and gym work
  • Electrotherapy including ultrasound
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy / ESWT
  • Acupuncture
  • Core Stability training
  • Movement re-education and rehabilitation
  • Pelvic floor muscle re-training
  • Respiratory and chest physiotherapy
Prices   All Physiotherapists
Initial consultation / treatment 45 mins £73.00
Follow up consultation / treatment 30 mins £60.00
Home Visit (including travel – local walking distance) 60 mins
(inc. travel time)
£85.00 
Home Visit (including travel – local but car/public transport distance) 60 mins
(inc. travel time)
£95.00 
1 Hour follow up appointment  60 mins £105.00
45 Minute follow up appointment 45 mins £83.00

 

 

The Experts…

Catherine “Kate” Robertson

MSc MCSP

Advanced Practice Physiotherapist

Achieved a distinction in her Physiotherapy Masters in Sports Injury and Therapy from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2003. She works very closely with the Orthopaedic Consultants at St George’s Hospital, London and at Frimley NHS Trust. She has over 20 years experience in assessing and treating all musculoskeletal patients.

Clinically she works as an Advanced Practice Physiotherapist (APP) in Orthopaedic Spine Clinic and performs peripheral injections and spinal injections in the NHS. She completed her Diploma in Injection Therapy at the University of Hertfordshire in 2012 and finds that using corticosteroid injections as an adjunct to physiotherapy can be exceptionally useful and successful. Kate completed her non-medical Independent Prescribing course from the University of Brighton in 2017 and therefore has the qualification to prescribe medications where appropriate.

Kate has an excellent knowledge base for treating lower limb injuries and assessing biomechanical issues. Due to her Masters qualification, she enjoys treating all sporting injuries and she specialises in ACL reconstruction and post op knee rehabilitation, and has a particular interest in biomechanical and gait assessments. She worked in Val d’Isere for 2 seasons and has therefore treated numerous skiing injuries. Her NHS work ensures that she provides research based spinal treatments and takes a holistic approach to all patients to help them achieve their goals.

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Alexandra Kallistratou

MSc MMACP MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Alexandra is passionate about her job as a physiotherapist. She finished her masters at Coventry University in 2012 and since then she has been working in various private physiotherapy clinics.

Her areas of expertise include musculoskeletal overuse conditions and sports injuries, and she has a specific interest in spinal and shoulder joint pathologies.

Alexandra combines various treatments techniques in order to achieve the treatment goals, including manual therapy techniques, trigger point release, acupuncture and exercise prescription.

She has a particular interest in research, providing all her patients with evidence based practice and up to date physiotherapy techniques, and she hopes to finish her PhD soon!

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Sarah Engelbrecht

BSc MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Sarah qualified as a physiotherapist in 2003 from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Since then she has worked as a physiotherapist in both the UK and in South Africa. She has also been involved in other areas of health care such as spinal surgery. She has experience treating patients of any age, from teenagers to the elderly.

She is a keen runner, and has always been the go-to person in her running club for any aches and niggles. She loves treating runners of all abilities to help them to achieve their running goals injury free.

She has an interest, and vast experience, with treating neck and lower back injuries, as well as spinal surgery conditions. She enjoys treating sports injuries, work-related pain and other post-operative rehabilitation and recovery treatment.

She worked with the Springbok rugby team before the 2015 World Cup Rugby. She was also the primary physiotherapist at an ultra 3 day stage mountain bike race.

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Anica Coetsee

MSc MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Anica graduated as a physiotherapist from Stellenbosch University (South Africa) in 2009. After graduating she focussed her career on Musculo-skeletal conditions and completed a Certificate in OMT (OrthopaedicManipulative Therapy) in 2012 and thereafter her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy in 2015. She is also an APPI trained Pilates instructor.

She has worked in different private practice settings and has always embraced working closely with the healthcare team. She also worked with a University Rugby Club in South Africa.

Since becoming a mother in 2019 she has grown her interest in Pelvic Health and is expanding her skillset in this area.

She believes in treating clients holistically with the aim being getting to the cause of the problem rather than just treating the symptoms. She believes movement and exercises are key factors in this and loves empowering her patients to improve quality of life and getting back to doing the things they love.

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Emilia Scianek

MSc MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Emilia qualified from Jagiellonian University in 2012 in Poland with an MSc Physiotherapy degree.

Since then she has worked as a physiotherapist and massage therapist in Poland and in the UK.

Clinically she works as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist in the NHS, treating all musculoskeletal patients of any age, from age 5 to the elderly.

She is a semi-professional Swing and Polish Folk dancer and she has a great interest in treating dance injuries.

She has vast experience in treating sport injuries, upper/lower limb pain, neck and back pain as well as post surgical rehabilitation.

She worked with the IBB Polonia London volleyball team treating conditions like: Achilles tendinopathy, ankle sprains, rotator cuff injuries as well as lower back and knee pain.

“I want to help people to build on their strengths and achieve their picture of success”.

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Aliki Barr

BSc MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Aliki qualified as a Physiotherapist from King’s College London in 1999, and has a wealth of experience working alongside clinicians and multidisciplinary teams in NHS hospitals across London and also in private practices. Since 2002 she has mainly focused on Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, with experience in Hand Therapy and upper limb rehab, Sports Rehabilitation, Back Clinic and setting up Pain Management Programmes amongst other things. She has years of clinical experience assessing and treating musculoskeletal injury and works well with patients to achieve their goals.

Aliki is an APPI qualified class instructor, and has been teaching classes and 1:1 since 2002. She has run numerous advanced workshops for runners and cyclists. She has many sporting interests (hockey, tennis, windsurfing, triathlon and marathons) which carry over into her work. She has worked with many elite athletes but finds working with those starting in their sporting endeavours just as stimulating. 

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Anna Lees

MSc MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Anna is a specialised in neuromusculosketal Physiotherapy. Completed Master’s degree in 2021 (1st degree in 2013).

She has experience in working in hospitals and private clinics and treating patients of all ages (from teenagers to the elderly). She has an interest in spinal problems, shoulders and TMJ. But also enjoys post-operative rehabilitation and sports injuries.

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Pooja Dhamapurkar

MSc MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

I am a sports physiotherapist working at Pro physiotherapy. I have a Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy from India and a master’s degree in sports and exercise physiotherapy from Cardiff university.

My fascination with the body and understanding how it functions fuelled my desire to pursue a career in Physiotherapy as it incorporates science, sports and medicine which are all areas of specific interest to me.

I specialize in myofascial release, dry needling, kinesio taping, cupping, neurodynamic solutions. My expertise is treating spinal and ankle conditions. I thrive on freeing people from pain and discomfort in the shortest time frame possible. My interest of sports is squash and mixed martial arts.

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Sophie Kinirons

BSc MSCP

Physiotherapy Specialist

I graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a BSc in Physiotherapy in 2019. Since then I have worked in both hospitals and clinics in Ireland and further afield such as in America and Africa. I completed my mat pilates training shortly after qualifying and further workshops in pilates specifically for musculoskeletal injuries as well as chronic pain and arthritis. I have also added dry needling and sports massage to my skills and continue to develop these techniques throughout my career. I have always had a passion for sport and exercise leading me to specialise in musculoskeletal and sports specific physiotherapy and rehabilitation. I have experience working with athletes from all backgrounds from weekend warriors to Olympians, particularly in tennis, sailing and running.

In my free time I love to run and often compete in cross country, middle and long distance races. I enjoy all things outdoors; swimming, hiking, cycling and watersports. Having previously competed at a national level in sailing.

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