Director and Lead Physiotherapist
Ed founded Physio Ed Medical Ltd in 2004 following a successful stint as a sole clinician in private practice. Prior to this he had completed a BSc in Physiotherapy in Perth Western Australia and an MSc in physiotherapy at University College London. He has pioneered physiotherapy treatments for vocal patients and has vast experience in the management of dance and performance related injuries.
He lectures regularly on the academic circuit on the above topics and has many publications to his name in prestigious medical texts and journals. Ed is also an Honorary UCL lecturer and co-leading MSK module for the MSc in Performing Arts Medicine. At the Wimpole Street clinic his primary area of interest is in the management of spinal pain in addition to his vocal work. Outside of work he is a keen skier, runner and swimmer.
Jenny joined the Physio Ed Medical Ltd team in 2011 after travelling overseas from Australia. She trained at the University of Notre Dame in Western Australia and has always had an interest in acute injury management particularly in the sporting field. You can find her at both our Wimpole and Belsize clinics
She enjoys travelling and spent two years working in the outback of Australia as well as spending 6 months doing voluntary physiotherapy work in Zimbabwe where she is originally from. She has worked with a wide range of people and musculoskeletal presentations.
She also has a background in music and enjoys working with singers and professional voice users in assisting them to achieve optimal vocal health. Outside of work Jenny enjoys singing/songwriting, running and horse riding.
Emer joined Physio Ed Medical in 2017, touring internationally with popular musical theatre productions. She trained in Manchester and has a BSc (Hons) in physiotherapy. She has a background in gymnastics which has given her an invaluable insight to treating performers and lead her to work with South East London gymnastic clubs. In addition, she has embarked on further training of advanced manual therapy, acupuncture and sports massage. Emer is also APPI trained and has led Pilates classes.
Outside of work she enjoys cycling, strength training and crafts.
Madison is the newest member of the Physio Ed Medical team joining at our Belsize branch in January 2021. Madison has both an undergraduate degree in Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation BSc (Hons) and a masters degree in Physiotherapy (MSc). Alongside this, Madison has been a personal trainer since 2014. Madison's extensive exercise background combined with excellent hands on skills enables her to effectively rehabilitate patients, whether it's back to pain free activites or sports.
Outside of work, Madison enjoys zumba, strength training and cooking.
Sport and Remedial Massage Therapist
Sam graduated with a degree in ‘Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage’ in 2014, as well as a Diploma in Sports Massage.
Since graduation, Sam has been working as a sports massage therapist treating a wide variety of clients with both sport and non-sporting backgrounds. He has obtained extensive client experience through the private sector as well as working alongside physiotherapists and has also completed seasons working with skiers/holiday makers in the French alps. He has worked at both Oxford and Blenheim half marathons the last 3 years.
Sam is a keen sportsman and has competed in a variety of sports including football, rugby and boxing. This passion for sport and fitness is what ignited his interest for sports massage and rehabilitation, aiding his understanding the importance of recovery.
Sam is available for sport and remedial massage in our Belsize Village branch.
Performing Arts Medicine Clinician
Hara is a medical doctor with a background in orthopaedics and musculoskeletal medicine. She qualified from Athens Medical School and she continued her training and practice in the UK. She has worked at the Royal National Orthopaedic, Chase Farm and Mount Vernon NHS Hospitals and was one of the first clinicians to study for the MSc in Performing Arts Medicine at University College London where she now works as the Programme Lead.
Hara is an assessing clinician for the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine and has worked for many years in music colleges as an in-house clinician and a health prevention tutor. She has researched, presented and published articles on musicians’ injuries and recovery and she is regularly invited as a speaker to many international conferences. She is a trained pianist herself with a Diploma in Piano Performance. She has an interest in all musicians and how to identify the best recovery and maintenance methods for a healthy career.