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Meet The Team

Andreas Petrou

Andreas Petrou

Senior Osteopath & Massage Therapist

Since qualifying as an osteopath Andreas has developed a very keen interest in helping people with both sudden onset and longer term back and neck pain.

Andreas is able to get remarkable results combining his skills as an osteopath, his wealth of experience as a massage therapist and his more recent training in acupuncture and Pilates. He gets great satisfaction taking people from being in pain and using osteopathy, through to rehabilitating people back to their normal routine using Pilates. 

Andreas also has a Master’s degree in general psychology that helps him truly understand each person’s journey from pain and dysfunction back to normal movement and a life with reduced or no pain.

When he is not treating back pain, Andreas loves working with older people helping them improve mobility and function through osteopathy and Pilates and also has an interest in helping runners overcome injury and take part in their event.

Andreas is a registered osteopath with GOsC and member of the Institute of Osteopathy.

Andreas does structural osteopathy (sports and spinal injuries), massage, acupuncture and Pilates.

Andreas works Tuesday evening, Thursday morning and evening, Friday evening, and Saturday at Wandsworth Physiotherapy and Osteopathy.

Ermelinda Doci

Ermelinda Doci

Chartered Physiotherapist & Massage Therapist

Ermelinda is a happy and highly motivated physiotherapist, able to communicate effectively and sensitively with her patients.

She loves making people feel better and is passionate about helping people live life to the full.

Ready and qualified in physiotherapy in 2019 from the University of East London  Ermelinda is ready for the next stage in her career and looking forward to making a significant contribution as a physiotherapist.

Ermelinda works Tuesday and Thursday afternoon / evening; Wednesday morning, Saturday and Sunday at Wandsworth Physiotherapy and Osteopathy.

Ermelinda does physiotherapy (sports and spinal injuries) and massage therapy.

Grace Archer

Grace Archer

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist & Massage Therapist

Grace competed nationally at swimming from age 13, often training 7 hours a day. Inevitably this involved injuries, surgery and time on the treatment table and in the rehab gym. Grace’s physio not only kept her body together but acted as a mentor and psychiatrist, and ultimately became a good friend. Grace has a unique insight in to how important a good physiotherapist can be at helping people get back to what they love doing – be it elite sports or weekend hobbies.

Grace has a passion for treating sports injuries, having previously worked closely with numerous national sports teams such as the Women’s Welsh National Lacrosse Team and Holcombe Women’s Hockey Club.

Grace completed a degree in Sports and Exercise Science at Loughborough University graduating in 2013, then from Oxford Brookes University in 2015 with a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy.

Grace works Monday and Wednesday afternoon / evening; and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings at Wandsworth Physiotherapy and Osteopathy.

Grace does physiotherapy (sports and spinal injuries), acupuncture and sports massage.

Jack Lidyard

Jack Lidyard

Senior Podiatrist

Jack has worked in all aspects of Podiatry from diabetic and wound care clinics, nail surgery and reconstruction, rehab and post-surgery care including acupuncture, ultrasound and laser therapies. He has a keen interest in improving the environment for the foot to function in and uses a plantar pressure and plantar force platform to make sure we analyse the correct data to ensure this, therefore allowing insole/orthotic prescription manufacture and adjustment to achieve specific targeted results.

Jack Lidyard qualified from Brighton University as a Podiatrist in 2008 and immediately began working with athletes from an amateur to national level. Jack is experienced in all aspects of Podiatry, from wound care clinics, to nail surgery & reconstruction, to rehab & post surgery care including acupuncture, ultrasound and laser therapies.

Jack has a keen interest in improving the environment for the foot to function in, and uses a plantar pressure and plantar force platform to make sure we analyse the correct data to ensure this, therefore allowing insole/orthotic prescription manufacture and adjustment to achieve specific targeted results.

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At Wandsworth Physiotherapy & Osteopathy we're focused on getting you out of pain and back to what you love doing, from simply sitting comfortably to playing with your kids, getting back into the gym or being able to run 5k again, our expert Physiotherapists & Osteopaths are here to help!

 

Please take note of our cancellation policy at the bottom of the page.
Sid Shah

Sid Shah

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist, Acupuncturist & Massage Therapist

Sid has always wanted to help people overcome injuries and get back to doing the things that are important to them. Sid’s thirst for knowledge has involved studying a degree in Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, studying a diploma in Sports and Remedial Massage from the LSSM and training to be a Chartered Physiotherapist at St George’s Hospital.

Throughout her studies Sid has developed a keen interest in treating sports injuries and has taken up several opportunities to work with runners, skaters and martial artists. Sid enjoys treating lower limb injuries with a special interest in sporting knee pain.

Sid’s ongoing journey for more knowledge has seen her take up an interest in pre and postnatal women’s health and pelvic floor issues and she is a member of the Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy society (POGP). Sid is seeing more and more pregnant women, helping them with pelvic girdle and back pain, as well as helping postnatal women restore their health and get them back to exercise.

Sid currently works Monday mornings, and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon / evenings at Wandsworth Physiotherapy and Osteopathy.

Sid does physiotherapy (sports and spinal injuries) women’s health, Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, cupping and massage therapy.

Steve Hines

Steve Hines

Clinical Lead Chartered Physiotherapist & Nutritional Therapist

Steve is a highly sought after chartered physiotherapist and the clinical lead at Wandsworth Physiotherapy and Osteopathy.

Steve began his career in 1999 after graduating with a degree in sport science. Initially working out of a gym Steve helped people lose weight and look better through personal training. He quickly found that many gym goers suffered from niggling injuries that hampered their progress in the gym. A keen interest in helping people overcome their pain and injury led Steve to study physiotherapy.

After graduating in 2005 Steve worked in the NHS for 18 months before being recruited to work for Fulham FC as a physiotherapist. Steve’s keen interest in helping people with sports injury led him to establish his own physiotherapy practice where he is able to apply all he has learned at the elite level of sport and apply to that amateur athletes and regular gym goers.

Steve does physiotherapy (sports injuries and spinal injuries), acupuncture, massage and nutrition (Nutritional Therapy and Sports Nutrition) and works most days at Wandsworth Physiotherapy and Osteopathy.

Consulted for: Fulham FC, Essex County Cricket Club, Chelsea FC, Brentford FC, Ernest Bevan Elite Sports College, Hard Rock Cafe, Lloyds of London.

Thecla Tanswell

Thecla Tanswell

Senior Osteopath & Pilates Instructor

Thecla grew up in an osteopathic family with both her mum and dad being osteopaths. She saw from a young age the difference her parents made in people’s live, getting them out of pain and back to normal life. This inspired Thecla to graduate from The British School of Osteopathy in 2016 with a Master’s degree so she could also help people and make a difference in their life.

Thecla’s passion lies in women’s health, and finds helping new and expectant mothers with lower back pain, pelvic girdle pain and rectus diastasis incredibly rewarding. Thecla also has post graduate certificate in specialist paediatric osteopathic practice at the UCO and treats children and babies.

Thecla’s has continued her training by studying Pilates. It is particularly useful to those suffering from ongoing aches and pains as well as rehabilitating the pelvic floor and abdominals after giving birth.

Thecla also has an interest in treating headaches and is a member of ‘Osteopaths for the progression of headaches and migraines’.

Thecla is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and a member of the Institute of Osteopathy and works Monday afternoon /evening, Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon / evenings at Wandsworth Physiotherapy and Osteopathy.

Thecla does Osteopathy (spinal injuries), Osteopathy for babies, women’s health, massage and Pilates.

Anna Unger

Clinical Administrator & Receptionist

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Zeba Shah

Zeba Shah

Clinical Administrator & Receptionist

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Cancellation policy

Please note we have a 24 hour cancellation policy. Please respect our Physiotherapists and Osteopaths and give them more than 24 hours notice if you need to change or cancel an appointment. Failure to do so will incur a cancellation charge and result in you needing to pre-pay for appointments thereafter.
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Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 21:00
Thursday 07:00 - 21:00
Friday 07:00 - 20:30
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday 09:00 - 15:00

 

338 Old York Road, SW18 1SS

0203 322 9455

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0203 322 9455 | 338 Old York Road, SW18 1SS