Meet The Team

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Azeez AGBOOLA - Physiotherapist - Crystal Palace & Stockwell

Azeez graduated from The University of Hertfordshire with a first Class Honours Degree in Physiotherapy. During his University studies he gained a range of experience in assessing and treating musculoskeletal conditions, working as a massage therapist and a physiotherapist for a semi-professional football team whilst studying.

Azeez has picked up a range of skills on his journey including Joint manipulation, taping and injury prevention and rehab. He has completed numerous external CPD courses including Acupuncture, Sports Massage, Dry & Massage Cupping and Exercise Prescription.  He has a special interest in sports physiotherapy, particularly in the management of boxing related conditions. Azeez believes it is important to look at a patient as a whole in order to treat an injury, tailoring treatment to specific, individual needs.

Azeez joined the CPPG team in 2018 and works at our Crystal Palace and Stockwell clinics. 

He is a keen sportsman and competes at an amateur level in Boxing and Football. In his spare time he enjoys strength & conditioning training, playing sports and socialising with friends. 

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Jonny BARBER - Podiatrist & Shockwave Therapy Specialist - Crystal Palace

Jonny graduated from the University of Southampton with a First Class Honours in Podiatry in 2016. He is currently studying for a Masters’ Degree in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary’s University London.

Jonny has a broad range of clinical experience in the NHS and private settings including diabetic foot care, routine chiropody, MSK and minor surgery.

He currently holds a specialist MSK role in the NHS which comprises of diagnosing MSK foot and ankle pathology, interpreting imaging, prescribing rehabilitation exercises, gait analysis, designing semi or fully bespoke foot orthoses, Shockwave Therapy and liaising with the clinical multi-disciplinary team when required.

Jonny is also trained in Shockwave Therapy and has a clinic at Crystal Palace. Find out more information and how to be referred for Shockwave Therapy treatment here.

His personal interests include playing football, cycling and skiing, he loves being active and helping others to remain active on their feet!

Jonny’s Podiatry clinic is at Crystal Palace.

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Adam BARKER - Physiotherapist - Crystal Palace

Our resident Northerner, Adam graduated from the University of Nottingham with a first Class Honours Degree in Physiotherapy.  Since graduating, he gained a wide range of experience in assessing and treating musculoskeletal conditions in both NHS and Private sectors. 

A self-confessed geek, he has completed postgraduate qualifications in deep tissue massage, joint manipulation, acupuncture, taping and bio-mechanical analysis. 
Adam is currently based at the Crystal Palace clinic.  He has a special interest in sports injuries, particularly in the management of running related conditions, however Adam is no one trick pony!  He will tailor treatment to your specific needs and overall goals.

When not perfecting his hair (his prize asset!), Adam is a keen runner who has completed numerous marathon and half marathon events.  He also hosts our annual Running Seminars in January/February.  Renowned for his patient rapport, Adam is dedicated to getting you back to peak fitness and is committed to supporting you throughout your journey to full recovery.

Adam has co-produced a number of online exercise classes with Pactster, find out more in News

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Nick BAYLISS - Physiotherapist - Crystal Palace & Croydon

Nick studied Sport Science & Physiology (INT) at the University of Leeds and the University of Queensland, Australia before completing his Masters in Physiotherapy (pre-registration) at Brunel University. Nick joined the Private Team in 2018 and specialises in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. He has worked in both our Private and NHS Teams for CPPG, across many of our London Physiotherapy clinics. Now a full-time member of the Private team, Nick is based at our Crystal Palace and Croydon Clinics.

He has special interests in treating a wide variety of shoulder and lower limb injuries, as well as sports injury rehabilitation. Nick prides himself on building a strong rapport with his patients in order to help them achieve their goals. He is motivated to make rehab fun and regularly attends external courses to further improve his practice.

Outside of work, Nick enjoys attending live music, surfing, playing beach volleyball, and has now taken up the drums to annoy his neighbours. From day one at CPPG, he has adopted the nickname ‘Prince’ for his uncanny Prince William side profile, but we have yet to change his name badge.

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Shane BRENNAN - Physiotherapist - Crayford and Orpington

Shane graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.  His final year project focused on 'Injury prevention techniques in amateur vs professional sport'.  Shane has over 4 years experience working in both hospital and private settings, so is experienced managing the patient journey from very acute stage to full rehab.  

Shane uses a mix of hands-on manual techniques as well as exercise therapy, modifying his approach to each individual patient. He is passionate about achieving the best outcomes for his patients using a blend of clinical knowledge and patient preference.  He trained in Dry Needle Therapy in 2015 and finds this to be a very effective treatment technique.  

Shane has a particular interest in sports injuries and post-op rehabilitation. He has comprehensive first-hand knowledge of sports injuries, surgery and rehab, having gone under the knife several times for his own sports related injuries!

Shane is originally from County Clare in the West of Ireland. He has a keen interest in all sports, especially the Gaelic Atheletic Association and has played Gaelic football all his life. 

Shane is based at our Crayford and Orpington clinics.

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Annabelle DALLING - Women's Health Physiotherapist - Crystal Palace  

Annabelle worked as a professional dancer for over 10 years, performing with Matthew Bourne’s 'New Adventures’ and in West End Musicals.   Once her career came to an end and having experienced some very effective physiotherapy treatment over the years, she decided to retrain.

She has since had 8 years experience working in a wide variety of specialisms at St George’s Hospital.  

Her specialism of interest is Women’s Health, which involves a wide range of conditions, from pelvic girdle pain, carpel tunnel syndrome, through to incontinence. She has had further training in Pilates and Acupuncture, and advanced Manual Therapy for the Pelvic Floor training with Maeve Whelan.

Annabelle is a huge advocate of exercise, and feels it is very necessary for a healthy body and soul.  She loves yoga, ballet or just lots of walking.   She has two small children so (in theory) spare time would involve lots of yoga, theatre and travel!

Annabelle works at our Crystal Palace clinic 

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Claire DAVIES - Massage Therapist - Bromley & Crystal Palace & Orpington 

Claire is a specialist massage therapist with over 10 years clinical experience.  Her first introduction to massage came whilst at Drama School, where she learned techniques to help cope with the physical demands of her profession.  After graduating, Claire went on to have a well-established career within London’s West End but also wanted to develop her interest in massage.  Claire took a course in Anatomy, Physiology and Holistic massage.  Her passion to learn, lead to a qualification in Clinical Sport and Remedial massage (BTEC L5) under the guidance of the Institute of Sport and Remedial Massage.

Claire now specialises in chronic or ongoing conditions, soft tissue rehabilitation, shoulder dysfunction and injury, swimming injury, pelvic and hip dysfunction, as well as pregnancy massage.

Claire is passionate about swimming, yoga and pilates and practices as often as her family allows! Claire is based at our BromleyCrystal Palace and Orpington clinics.

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Serife (Sheri) DJUMA - Physiotherapist & Vestibular Specialist - Crystal Palace

Sheri graduated from University of East London with a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy.  She spent 4 years at Guys and St Thomas Hospital (GSTT) before deciding to specialise in musculoskeletal conditions at CPPG.  She works as an Extended Scope Physiotherapist within our NHS Team and Private Vestibular Physiotherapist at our Crystal Palace clinic. Having worked within a specialist Vestibular clinic during her time at GSTT she developed an interest in dizziness conditions and rehabilitation.

Sheri enjoys building a rapport and getting to know people to help understand and help achieve individual goals through physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

Outside of work, Sheri enjoys travelling and spending time with friends and family. She likes to stay active by practicing Wing Chun Martial Arts.

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Stephanie GILBERT - Physiotherapist - Mottingham

Stephanie is a Canadian trained physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Alberta with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. She also previously studied Kinesiology at Western University in Ontario. 

In Canada, she specialised in musculoskeletal therapy and worked in a busy private practice. She has worked with patients of all ages and activity levels. Since graduating, Stephanie has completed courses in manual therapy, AACP Acupuncture and dry needling.

Stephanie enjoys working with all types of patients. Her goal for each patient is to give them the tools necessary to manage their rehab. Additionally, Stephanie believes that education empowers patients to better understand their injuries and the importance of treatment.

Stephanie is based at our Mottingham clinic.  In her free time, she enjoys hiking, photography and traveling. Prior to moving to the UK, she also enjoyed playing golf and snowshoeing. 

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Harry JARRETT - Physiotherapist - Kingston

Harry is originally from the South Coast of England and qualified as a physiotherapist from St Georges, University of London.  He is qualified in AACP Acupuncture.

Harry uses a combination of manual therapy, taping and acupuncture, as well as using problem solving to tailor personalised rehabilitation plans for his patients. He ensures that patients are well informed about their pathology and spends time educating on how to manage this going forward.  

Harry also works part-time for Crystal Palace Football Club as an academy physiotherapist.

In his spare time, Harry plays county football and was vice-captain of the University Football 1st Team. He frequently enjoys running, weight training, cycling and is currently learning French. He also enjoys cooking, DIY and gardening – and is the lead of the St. Georges Hospital allotment project.

Harry joined the Private Services Team in 2018 and is based at our Kingston clinic. 

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Ann KUAN - Physiotherapist & Vestibular Specialist - Mottingham & Bromley 

Ann qualified from the University of East London. She has since worked in large London teaching hospitals including Kings College Hospital. She has treated a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions including spinal pain, soft tissue injuries and post-operative rehabilitation.

Ann has worked with Crystal Palace Football Club’s Academy teams, English Institute of Sport Weightlifters and has experience in acute sports injuries and sports specific rehabilitation/injury prevention. She has a special interest in running assessments, lower limb rehabilitation and acupuncture. Ann also leads our Dizziness, Balance and Vestibular service.

Social interests include running and going to the gym. Ann is based at our Mottingham and Bromley clinics.

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Sandra MARTIN - Physiotherapist - Crystal Palace

Sandra is originally from Ireland and qualified as a physiotherapist with First Class Honours, as well as receiving the Dame Agnes Hunt Prize for her research at Keele University, Staffordshire.

Since qualifying, Sandra has worked in both private practice and hospitals throughout London, as well as within the NHS community where she is highly regarded as an Advanced Physiotherapist Practitioner. Her clinical experience extends from complex spinal cases, post-operative rehabilitation, running injuries to pitch side sports related injuries having spent many weekends working alongside Dulwich College Boy’s Rugby Team as well as with Gaelic Irish Football and Hurling teams in both Ireland and England.

Sandra is also a qualified Pilates teacher and has previous worked for many years as a personal trainer. She has a particular interest in movement analysis and biomechanics in order to maximise her client’s strengths and function. Sandra expertise is providing specific exercise programmes however understands when hands-on treatments are beneficial to relieve pain and stiffness.

Known for her strong communication skills, ability to connect and educate her clients about their condition, she believes one must consider all aspects of a patient’s journey in order to fully rehabilitate the injury. As a keen sportswoman having playing at the top of her field in Irish sports, she understands the impact of injury and the hard work required to fully recuperate.

When she is not working, Sandra likes to get lost on her mountain bike or in her trainers on the Surrey hills or the South Downs and enjoys the great outdoors. A keen traveller, she finds adventure in those countries less travelled.

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Anthony MARTINGELL - Physiotherapist - Orpington

Anthony studied Physiotherapy at the University of Brighton and is also a qualified sports massage therapist. Since graduating Anthony has worked in the private sector specialising in sports injuries and medico legal cases.

Additionally, Anthony works for local rugby team Sidcup Rugby Football Club, helping with match days and an evening clinic during the week. His clinical interests include acupuncture, manual therapy and exercise based rehab sessions.

Outside of work Anthony is a keen rugby and sports fan. He enjoys going to the gym and socialising with friends. Anthony is based at our Orpington clinic.

Read Anthony's latest blog Recovering from Injuries in Team Sports, in News.

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Jason MILBURN - Physiotherapist - Kingston & Stockwell

Jason is a New Zealand trained Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who graduated from Auckland University of Technology.  He previously studied at Otago University in New Zealand completing a BSc in Anatomy and Structural Biology.

Jason joined the CPPG team in 2014 and works at our Stockwell and Kingston clinics.

He has worked at a busy private practice in New Zealand and has experience with the management of a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries. During his time in New Zealand he worked with numerous sports teams including Rugby, Cricket, Netball and Hockey from an amateur to an elite level. He has completed post graduate courses in dry needling, kinesio taping, biomechanics of cycling and running, Pilates and manual therapy. Jason has a keen interest and passion for sports physiotherapy, in particular running related injuries.

In his spare time Jason enjoys the gym, playing numerous sports, running and travelling.

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Shona MIRANDA - Physiotherapist - Harrow

Shona completed her Bachelor’s degree of Physiotherapy in India. Since graduating, Shona has worked with a professional football team in India for 6 years, treating a broad variety of sports injuries and other musculoskeletal conditions.  Shona worked under the guidance of former Physiotherapist of the Indian Cricket team, Dr. Ali Irani.

Shona completed her post graduate studies in Sports Physiotherapy and Exercise Medicine at Middlesex University in London.

Shona does a split role for CPPG, working between Occupational Health services and Private services. She also works for Tottenham Hotspur Ladies football Club. Outside of work, Shona enjoys working out in the gym and loves reading.

Shona is based at our North London, Harrow clinic.

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Marios PANAGI - Physiotherapist - Islington

Marios is originally from Cyprus but he completed his undergraduate studies in the Netherlands graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. He has previously worked as a personal trainer and assisted a wheelchair rugby team in Amsterdam. Marios completed an internship at a FIFA sports rehabilitation centre. 

In the UK, Marios was the first-team physiotherapist for an U18 Rugby team. He has valuable experience working with both semi-professional and professional athletes who have diverse needs and a variety of musculoskeletal injuries.

Before joining the private services team at CPPG, Marios worked in the NHS and in private practices in Kent and London. He is passionate about rehabilitation for sports and musculoskeletal conditions for all age groups.

Marios is currently studying for a Masters’ degree in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health at UCL. His clinical specialty is Sport and Musculoskeletal injury management with a focus on exercise and health. 

Marios believes that ‘exercise is medicine’ but also uses manual therapy and other skills in addition to exercise prescription to enhance healing and rehabilitation.

He has military experience from time spent in the Special Forces and has a special interest in exercise rehabilitation for injuries. Marios believes in finding a quick resolution to symptoms and encouraging an early and safe return to exercise.

Marios works in our Islington clinic.

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Britt RAAIJMAKERS - Physiotherapist - Charing Cross & Crystal Palace

Britt is from the Netherlands and graduated in Physiotherapy.  She then specialised in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy and completed her Master of Science.  Britt has been working in the Netherlands for seven years in a private clinic located within a fitness centre.  This year, she decided to combine two of her favorite things: working as a physiotherapist and London.

Britt has experience of a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions, but mainly focuses on the management of people with neck and/or back pain.  She also has a special interest in treating (chronic) pain. It is always a puzzle to find all the factors that play a role in a persons pain and it is her passion to find the right treatment together to solve and prevent it.

She likes spending time with friends and family, discovering London, play tennis or going for a run. She is a group fitness instructor as well who loves to teach Sh’Bam.

Britt is based at our Crystal Palace and Charing Cross clinics.

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Louise RENWICK - Massage Therapist - Crystal Palace

As a deep tissue therapist, Louise uses sports massage techniques alongside the wisdom of Thai massage and her recent study of cranio-sacral therapy to ease tight and aching bodies, increase range of movement and unwind body tension.  
An adolescence enjoying dance, athletics and rowing - and being injured more often than not - has fuelled Louise's desire to help other people heal and repair their bodies.  She loves to work with clients from all walks of life and relishes the challenge of unravelling tension and improving the function of bodies, old or young.  Over the past 4 year at CPPG this has included professional and amateur athletes, Paralympic swimmers, DIY fanatics, gardeners, yogis, marathon runners, desk based workers, stunt men (!) and many more. 

Outside of the clinic, Louise's continued love of movement now draws her to spend time in nature, wild swimming and cycling.  She's also a self-confessed yoga addict and is a Yoga Alliance certified teacher for both adults and teens.  

Louise is based at our Crystal Palace clinic. 

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Clare RICHARDS - Physiotherapist - Crystal Palace

Clare studied Physiotherapy at University of Brighton and has over 18 years’ experience in musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, within the NHS and private practice. This includes treating a wide spectrum of conditions including acute and persisting low back pain, post orthopaedic surgery and reconstruction as well as rehabilitation and sporting injuries.

Within the NHS, she is a Team Leader and works in Orthopaedic and fracture clinics, Haemophilia and out-patients. Clare is involved in regular weekly teaching and enjoys keeping up to date with the best research to help manage musculoskeletal problems more effectively. Currently Clare is completing MSc modules in Advanced Physiotherapy Practice.

Personally, Clare enjoys fitness and exercise.  She is passionate that everyone should regularly exercise for their physical and mental well-being. Clare is based at our Crystal Palace clinic.

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Carolina SANTOS - Phyiotherapist - Crystal Palace, Waterloo & Woodford Green

Carolina qualified as a Physiotherapist from the Red Cross University in Lisbon. During her final year, she completed her clinical training in a hospital in Warsaw, Poland. After graduating Carolina worked in a nursing home, leading mobility classes to help patients maintain a good quality of life.

Carolina gained her musculoskeletal experience working in a local clinic in the South of Portugal, and also in the Private Hospital of the Algarve. She specialised in neuro-rehabilitation, orthopaedics (knee and hip replacements), hand therapy, chronic lower back and neck pain and sports injuries.

Over the past 2 and half years Carolina has been working for a private clinic in Southampton, consolidating her musculoskeletal experience.

Carolina has always been a sports lover, such as football, badminton, basketball, padel, but tennis is her true passion and she has been competing since she was 12 years old.

In her free time, Carolina enjoys reading, playing board games, spending time with her family and friends, and travelling as much as she can, continuing to explore the world.

 Carolina is based at our Crystal Palace, Waterloo and Woodford Green clinics..

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Andriana TSIANTOULA - Physiotherapist - Islington & Crystal Palace

Andriana qualified as a physiotherapist in Greece in 2015, having studied at the University of Athens. She then completed her Masters in Advanced Physiotherapy Practice at the University of Birmingham, focusing on Sports Physiotherapy and in particular football.  

Andriana worked as a physiotherapist in Athens and gained experience treating a wide variety musculoskeletal conditions, as well as post-operative and functional rehabilitation. Her clinical experience has been mainly in lower limb rehabilitation and sports injuries. Her special interests are treating soft tissue and ankle injuries, especially in runners and footballers.  Andriana has also completed her AACP Acupuncture training, so can offer her patients a variety of treatment techniques.  

Andriana has worked for a rugby team and was responsible for preventing and rehabilitating sports injuries. She is passionate about swimming and volleyball.  Andriana works at our Crystal Palace and Islington clinics. 

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Zoë WARD - Physiotherapist - Mottingham

Zoë studied a BSc in Sports Science at Greenwich University before completing her BSc in Physiotherapy at St George's University of London.  Her final year dissertation was the 'Relationship between hip and ankle strength with dynamic balance'.   Zoë worked as a fitness instructor and lead group exercise classes whilst studying.  

Since graduating Zoë has completed further specialist training in taping and Acupuncture and her specialist clinical interests are sports physiotherapy and women's health. 

Zoë believes in the importance of using a combined approach when treating her patients, with manual therapy techniques and rehabilitation; tailoring to a patient’s individual needs. 

Zoë works with Crystal Palace Football Club’s Academy players on match days and evening clinics during the week. She enjoys all sports but her greatest passion is athletics. 

Zoë works at our Mottingham clinic.

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Paulina ZYSZKIEWICZ - Physiotherapist - Harrow

Paulina graduated from the Medical University in the city of Lublin in Poland, completing Bachelor and Masters’ degrees in Physiotherapy. After graduating, Paulina worked as a physiotherapist in Poland and gained a wide variety of experience in many clinical areas of Physiotherapy. She ran individual and group gymnastic exercise classes in swimming pools and in the gym. Paulina also led classes for back strengthening and was a coach in Nordic Walking.

Paulina is now a specialist in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. She has broad experience of musculoskeletal conditions, but mainly focuses on the management of injuries related to the neck, shoulders and lower back. Her treatment programmes include soft tissue techniques, specific exercises and taping.

Outside of work Paulina’s main passion is sport and she has played basketball for 13 years. She likes spending her free time on the court, at the gym or travelling.

Paulina works at our Harrow clinic.

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