Meet The Team

We are renowned for being a very friendly and helpful bunch, who will do whatever we can to get you feeling fantastic, faster! Our Chartered Physiotherapists & Massage Therapists are experts in their field, backed up by outstanding full-time admin staff!

All Staff East Finchley Hendon Hampstead Cricklewood

Steven Berkman

Practice Owner & Chartered Physiotherapist:

"Being a runner I love helping other sports people- whether Olympic Gold Medallists or social tennis players."

  • BSc Physiotherapy (University of Cape Town) 1997 – Top 5 of Class
  • Completed several Marathons and Triathlons
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, HCPC Registered
  • Member of Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
  • 2005 British Masters Football Team Physio for Maccabiah Games
  • I love helping people to avoid surgery where possible
  • Specialist in treating Orthopaedic injuries
  • Specialist in Post-operative rehabilitation

Jolene Sher

Clinical Manager, Senior Chartered Physiotherapist & Clinical Specialist (Hendon)

“I am a positive passionate physio who loves what I do! And that is working with my patient to ease their pain and tension, strengthen their body and getting them back to being fitter and healthier than before!”

  • Bsc (Physiotherapy) from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School (Johannesburg, South Africa) 2007
  • Post Graduate Training Course in Dry Needling
  • Member of Health Professions Council
  • Member of HCPC & Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Pilates Instructor including antenatal/postnatal Pilates
  • Hypermobility management in children, teenagers and adults
  • Relief of general muscular tension/ back and neck ache or headaches
  • Pain management and Cognitive behavioural approach to Pain
  • Post surgical rehabilitation
  • Injury prevention strengthening and advice
  • Sports Injuries

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Jolene has helped me in the most amazing way ….I was not able to walk well when I came here and my surgeon had recommended an operation …Jolene has helped me avoid that and 10 sessions later I feel so much better.- Elisa G. Nov 2015.

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Elisa G.

Laura Harman

Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist (Hendon) – Full Time

“I like to use a combination of hands on techniques and Pilates principles to treat my patients. I strongly believe that restoration of normal movement and function is key to preventing injury and reoccurrence of pain.”

  • BSc in Physiotherapy from Sheffield Hallam University 2007
  • Member of HCPC & Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Experience of working in a specialist scoliosis rehabilitation centre
  • Sports Massage Diploma
  • Post graduate training in dry needling
  • Pilates instructor, specialising in Pilates for low back pain, running, high intensity training and skiing
  • Post graduate training in strength and conditioning
  • Post graduate training in ante and post natal conditions
  • Pilates Based Classes
  • Treating Adults and Children

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Laura has been absolutely brilliant, she has helped me so much following surgery!

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Katy

Doron Shimoni

Senior MusculoSkeletal Physiotherapist

"I enjoy working with my patients step by step to fully accomplish their goals. I belive in the combination of excellent hands on techniques and suiting individual exercise programs to get each of my patients the best treatment possible"
 

  • BSc Physiotherapy at Tel-Aviv University
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, HCPC Registered
  • Studying towards MSc Advanced Physiotherapy Kings College University
  • 2015 Lead Physio Professional Handball Team- Hapoel Petah Tikva (Israel)
  • Postgraduate in Muligan's Consept treatment method
  • Postgraduate in strength and conditioning training
  • Expert in treating sport injuries
  • Experienced with treating various neck and back conditions
  • Treating Runners
 

Yudi Morris

Sports Massage Therapist (Hendon)

“I find it as rewarding working with Marathon Runners as it is with office workers with lots of muscle tension. I love being able to help people feel better.”

  • Sports Massage Therapist
  • Deep Tissue Massage and Myofascial Release Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Qualified Strength and Conditioning Coach

Tyrone Kon

Specialist Physiotherapist & Director (Cricklewood Branch)

  • Physiotherapy Degree from University of East London (First)
  • Postgraduate training in Acupuncture
  • Trained in Spinal Manipulation
  • Rehab following shoulder surgery
  • Member of HCPC and Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Knee rehabilitation
  • Treatment to avoid orthopaedic surgery when possible
  • Sports Injury Treatment and Football Injury treatment
  • Works with elderly to improve mobility and function
  • Full time clinics in East Finchley

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"My shoulder is completely better after 6 months of pain and limited movement. Tyrone was patient and explained everything clearly to me.

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Jocelyn Morris

Practice Manager- Hendon & East Finchley

  • Ensure smooth running of the clinics
  • Maintaining excellent customer care
  • Bookings
  • Health Insurance Liason
  • Accounts & Billing

Angela Leigh

Administrator & Reception

  • Appointment Bookings
  • Telephone enquiries
  • Patient Liason
  • Health Insurance Billing
  • Account Enquiries
  • Practice Administration

Holly McKenzie

Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapist & Specialist in Women's Health

"I love being able to help all people with their pain or injury issues.  I find it particularly rewarding working with women during pregnancy or at other stages with regards to women's health issues."

Holly joined BOOST PHYSIO in 2014 and is based at our East Finchley branch.

  • Special Interest in Women's Health
  • Treating Back Pain in pregnancy
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain while pregnant (previously called SPD or Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction)
  • Pelvic floor issues – bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction
  • Mummy MOT’s pre, ante and post natal
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy conditions
  • Treats all sports injuries
  • Back pain, spine conditions
  • AACP acupuncture trained
After working in musculoskeletal outpatients for several years I decided to venture into the specialist area of women’s health physiotherapy. I have developed skills and knowledge treating women with pelvic floor (bladder and bowel) dysfunctions and pregnancy related musculoskeletal conditions. I currently work as an advanced women’s health specialist for Imperial NHS Healthcare Trust where I manage a complex caseload of urogynaecology conditions and also run a specialist clinic for women who have sustained perineal trauma during birth. I am a passionate physiotherapist who loves working with a range of musculoskeletal and women’s health conditions, aiming to fix the root cause, not just relive the symptoms.  

Galit Bass

East Finchley- Receptionist

I enjoy meeting all the different patients and helping them sort out convenient appointments- whether it's 8am, 8:30pm or even a Sunday appointment.

  • Dealing with patient enquiries
  • Ensuring excellent customer service
  • Appointment bookings
  • Online booking liason
  • Billing
  • Account Enquiries
  • Handling telephone calls

Elaine Lee

Practice Manager (Hampstead)

Ronnie Abraham

Specialist Physiotherapist- Hampstead

Ronnie qualified with a graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy from West Middlesex University Hospital School of Physiotherapy in 1987. He has worked in the NHS, industrial orthopaedic sector and private practice. Ronnie specialises in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and has had extensive training in spinal manipulation, Cyriax orthopaedic medicine and Mckenzie self treatment techniques. Ronnie is well known by our patients for his excellent manual (hands-on) therapy. Ronnie can work deeply into the tissues and joints to restore full flexibility and function, when needed he can also use more gentle treatment techniques. Ronnie joined The Hampstead Physiotherapy Practice in November 2010.

Adrian Binns

Specialist Physiotherapist (Hampstead)

Adrian qualified in 1996 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from University of East London. Adrian is a competitive track cyclist and is preparing for the World Masters Track Cycling Championship. He worked at several of the teaching hospitals throughout London including extensive periods in a leading back pain service at City and Hackney Primary Care Trust treating both acute and chronic back and neck pain. Adrian later spent five years in a Specialist Physiotherapist role in the Accident and Emergency Department at a busy London teaching hospital. Throughout this period he enhanced his diagnostic and rehabilitation skills in sports and acute soft tissue injuries whilst gaining affiliation to the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine (SOM). Adrian joined The Hampstead Physiotherapy Practice in January 2010 and maintains a keen interest in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of sports injuries and spinal conditions.

Rebecca Shapleski

Specialist MSK Physiotherapist- East Finchley

“I love being a physiotherapist, and I couldn’t imagine doing anything else. The best bit is being able to help a wide variety of clients to get better, and ultimately be pain free and improve their strength and fitness!  I have done several years of postgraduate studies including a Masters which helps me to assess and treat my patients using the most current research”.

  • MSc in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy 2012
  • BSc in Physiotherapy at Kings College London in 2003
  • Member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP)
  • Member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP)
  • Member of the HCPC and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Postgraduate courses attended on persistent pain management, management of sports injuries, and manual therapy
  • Specialist in treating spinal pain and pain referral into the arms and legs
  • I also enjoy rehabilitating clients following orthopaedic operations
  • I have recently completed a “physio for running” course
  • I’ve run three marathons myself and recently completed the Coast to Coast RatRace in Scotland
  • East Finchley clinics available: Monday evening, Thursday and Fridays

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Rebecca is a great physio and lovely person. I could not be happier with the treatment she has given me. - Dan Roberts, Cognitive Therapist

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Tosin Eyitayo

Specialist Physiotherapist (East Finchley & Hampstead)

  • MSc in Physical Therapy (New York) 2003
  • Member of HCPC
  • Member of CSP
  • Special interest in Biomechanics, Gait and Running assessment
  • Manual therapist- using deep tissue release and soft-tissue techniques
  • Specialist in neck and back pain, sports injuries, biomechanic faults, pre/post surgical conditions
  • Persistent (chronic) pain treatment
  • Running Injury management
Tosin loves to use Manual Therapy "hands on" techniques to help her patients.  She also uses taping and strapping techniques to treat and manage conditions.

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"Tosin was 100% wonderful and could not have been improved in any way"- Marlene.

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Camila Najera

Sports Massage Therapist

I enjoy helping people get the maximum from their body, by using Massage techniques to improve their function and the way they feel.

  • Sports Massage Therapy
  • Deep Tissue and Myofascial Release Therapy
  • Bachelor in Physical Therapy- Ecuador July 2013 
  • Msc Sports Physiotherapy and Exercise Medicine, Middlesex University, London -UKExpected September 2017
  • Swimmer for Ecuador National Team
  • High Performance Triathlete: IronMan and X-Terra

Testimonials

"My patients have been very well looked after by the professional team at BOOST PHYSIO."

Mr Mo Akmal

Consultant Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon, London Spine Unit


"When referring patients to BOOST PHYSIO I know I can rely on professional evidence-based, high quality treatment from friendly therapists."

Mr Max Horwitz

Consultant Hand Surgeon, The Cromwell Hospital


"Very professional clinic. Would highly recommend BOOST PHYSIO."

Natalie

42, Patient


"BOOST played a key role in my speedy recovery following an arthroscopy. Working in the Fitness Industry it was essential for me to be up and running (literally) as soon as possible… they are a great team."

Angie Wilde

Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor


"BOOST Physio have been a fantastic resource for my patients, particularly those with complicated problems or those who are going through post-op rehab. They are highly skilled, and really help motivate patients to get back to being active. An all-round fab team!"

Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith

Consultant Physician in Sport and Exercise Medicine


"Fantastic physios. BOOST have always looked after me well."

Sheehan

32, Patient


"BOOST PHYSIO has provided a timely, efficient and highly professional service to many of my patients, which has helped them in their post-op recovery back to full function."

Prof Fares Haddad

Consultant Knee and Hip Surgeon, The Princess Grace Hospital


"My shoulder is completely better."

Melanie

48, Patient


"I have always found BOOST to be extremely helpful and efficient when dealing with my patients."

Mr Carlos Cobiella

Consultant Shoulder & Elbow and Sports Surgeon


"Jolene saw the cause of my chronic lower back pain and has helped me rectify it reducing the pain. Thank you, kind, friendly and professional Jolene."

Sheila Hall Age 87- Collapsed Thorax Vertebra


Clinic Information
020 8201 7788
Same Day Appointments
Mon-Thurs 8am-9pm
Fri 8am-3pm
Sun 9am-1pm
Health Insurance Recognised

BOOST PHYSIO works with major insurance companies like: BUPA, AVIVA, WPA, CIGNA and Simplyhealth. We usually deal directly with your insurance company.