• 1 Belsize Crescent

    Clinical Team
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Ed Blake

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. 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.

Kirstyn Oldfield

Kirstyn has a BHSc in physiotherapy from Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. She has experience in a variety of clinical environments including private practice, hospital outpatients, and various sports teams. She has completed several post graduate courses through the New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association and a Foundation Dry Needling course also.

Outside of work, Kirstyn has a keen interest in football, running and swimming. Through successful rehabilitation of her own sporting injuries, Kirstyn developed a passion for helping others achieve the same success.

Sophie Oud

Sophie has a BSc in Physiotherapy from the University of Notre Dame in Fremantle Western Australia and recently joined Physio Ed Medical in 2023. Prior to this, Sophie worked in the private practice setting in Western Australian where she treated a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions. In particular, Sophie has developed an interest in assessing and treating performing arts and dance related injuries.

As a Physiotherapist, she enjoys working with people to meet their individual goals through the use of a variety of manual therapy techniques and exercise-based rehabilitation. Sophie also has a background in incorporating Pilates into Physiotherapy management.

Outside of work Sophie enjoys participating in Ballet, lyrical and contemporary dance classes, indoor rock climbing and spending time with friends exploring London.

Sam Pearce

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.