Boost Physio
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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."

  • I've had a L5/S1 disc bulge since for 27 years and love using my personal experience to help my patients.
  • I love helping people achieve goals they never thought possible
  • BSc Physiotherapy (University of Cape Town) 1997 – Top 5 of Class
  • Completed Several Marathons (PB 3h54min) and Triathlons
  • Chartered Physiotherapist
  • Member of Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
  • 2005 British Masters Football Team Physio for Maccabiah Games

Jolene Sher

Specialist Physiotherapist

“I am a positive passionate physio who loves what I do! I work together with my patient to mold a treatment protocol that will reach his/her goals. This can include hands on work, land based exercises (matwork/ standing pilates or sports/ injury specific rehabilitation) or getting them into warm water for aquatic rehabilitation.”

 

  • APPI trained matwork Pilates Instructor including antenatal/postnatal Pilates
  • Standing functional Pilates rehabilitation
  • Aquatic Physiotherapist- hydrotherapy exercises.
  • Foundation of Aquatic Physiotherapy course 2018
  • Intermediate Musculoskeletal Hydrotherapy course 2019
  • 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
  • Interest in back and neck surgery/conditions.
  • Post surgical rehabilitation
  • Sports Injuries
  • Dry Needling
  • Bsc (Physiotherapy) from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School (Johannesburg, South Africa) 2007
  • Member of Aquatic Therapy Association for Chartered Physiotherapists
  • Member of Health Professions Council & Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

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Jolene has been my back ‘Wizard’ for a few years now and she is fantastic.

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Nikki S.

Tyrone Kon

Specialist Physiotherapist & Director - Cricklewood & Belsize Park

  • 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

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

Holly Davies

Highly Specialist Pelvic Health and MSK Physiotherapist

"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. Holly treats a range of pelvic health and MSK conditions: Pelvic floor dysfunctions (female and male):

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Faecal incontinence
  • Sexual pain and dysfunction
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation (radical prostatectomy, hysterectomy, continence and prolapse surgeries)
Pregnancy related conditions:
  • Ante and post-natal pelvic girdle and back pain
  • Rectus abdominis diastasis (‘tummy separation’)
  • Perineal tears
MSK conditions:
  • Treats a range of MSK conditions (including injuries/ conditions of the back/neck/ knees/ankles/ shoulders
  • AACP Acupuncture trained
 

Lewis Crouch

Chartered Physiotherapist- Hendon & Hampstead

I am passionate about helping others achieve their own personal goals whether it is for rehabilitation, to reduce tension or help restore balance.

  • First class Physiotherapy degree from the University of Nottingham
  • Chartered Physiotherapist
  • Previous experience in elite football & rugby
  • Specialist interest in pain management & sports injuries
  • Extensive 5+ year’s experience working in a range of mental health settings
  • Ex-academy & district youth footballer

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I attended the Hendon clinic for a prolapsed disc I’ve had for 30+ years. I had physio 30 years ago but not again until I saw Lewis Crouch for 6 sessions and he has made a world of difference! My back is no longer stiff and the exercises he prescribed were spot on. Lewis’s friendly, professional demeanour put me at ease immediately and I looked forward to my sessions.

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Lisa

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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Tom Stedman

Specialist Physiotherapist- East Finchley & Hampstead

I’m a keen rugby player and skier who thrives on competition and the buzz of team success.

  • Loves Treating Sports Injuries
  • Skilled in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Uses hands on myofascial release techniques
  • Maitland and Mckenzie Mobilisation Techniques
  • Sports Taping, K-Taping
  • Loves treating Skiers!
  • Shoulder Specialist

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"From our very first session (3 months ago) Tom has turned my life around. He has literally worked wonders." Rodney M

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Sunny Francis

Specialist Physiotherapist- Hampstead

Being an ex-professional athlete I understand what it feels like to be injured and what it takes to alleviate pain and restore optimal performance.

  • Ex-Professional Athlete
  • Previously ranked no. 1 GB Olympic Weight-Lifting u 58kg
  • Treats desk based workers, weekend warriors and those that want to keep mobile
  • Special interest in sports injuries
  • Rugby team physio for local rugby club
  • Acupuncture
  • Hampstead Monday and Thursday 6pm to 9pm
  • Hampstead Sundays 9am to 2pm

Kuseany Thangarajah

Chartered Physiotherapist- Hendon

  • BSc Physiotherapy from King's College London
  • Chartered Physiotherapist
  • HCPC registered
  • Previous experience in Orthopaedics at UCLH, working with post op recovery and rehab
  • Experience optimising mobility in the older population
  • Special interest in ankles and shoulders
  • Sports taping
  • Full-time at our Hendon branch

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Amazing efficient and helpful service, had a terrible pain in my knee healed in just 5 weeks with kuseany thangarajah

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Natti

Panayiota Chrysostomou

Specialist Physiotherapist- East Finchley

  • Monday evening and Saturday mornings
  • East Finchley branch
  • MSc Advancing Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal Practice
  • Back Pain
  • Training courses in Biomechanics of Running
  • Karltenborn-Evienth Advanced Training
  • Sports Injuries
  • Knee and Ankle Issues
  • Orthopaedic Rehab

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Panayiota is excellent; she’s warm, makes me feel very comfortable and listened to, she’s a brilliant therapist taking time and care to explain things to me

 

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Marcus Mangan

Chartered Physiotherapist- Cricklewood & Hampstead

I interned in the world-renowned Stanford University Sports Medicine Department in California, USA.  I love using hands-on assessment, treatment, exercise prescription and rehabilitation.

  • MSc (Pre-reg) Physiotherapy at Kings College London
  • BSc in Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy Ireland
  • Worked in: football, baseball, wrestling, American Football and his native Gaelic football
  • NHS experience in Trauma and Orthopaedics, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Adult and Paediatric Oncology, Intensive Care Unit, Rehabilitation with Covid-19 and Private Patients Unit.
  • Promotion of appropriate physical activity for our older population
  • Treatment to avoid orthopaedic surgery where possible
  • Sports and Running Injuries
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation

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Marcus has been brilliant. Extremely knowledgable and takes the time to explain what the exercises are trying to achieve. Ive been really pleased with my speedy progress.

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Wendy Behan

Receptionist & Administrator

  • Hendon, East Finchley and Hampstead Branches
  • Receptionist And Administrator
  • Appointment Bookings
  • Accounts And Billing

Dyan King

Receptionist & Administrator

  • East Finchley Branch
  • Administrator and Receptionist
  • Appointment Bookings
  • Accounts

Nahid Islam

Chartered Physiotherapist- East Finchley & Hampstead

I am an innovative and enthusiastic Physio looking to take the skills I have gained from the NHS and elite sport to help my patients.

  • Wednesday evenings and Saturdays in East Finchley
  • Orthopaedic Rehab
  • Sports Injury Treatment
  • Knee Surgery Rehabilitation
  • Arsenal Academy physiotherapist

Testimonials

"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 PHYSIO have always taken good care of my patients."

Mr David Sweetnam

Consultant Knee and Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Wellington Hospital


"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


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I have worked with the BOOST Physio team for nearly 5 years, they are extremely dedicated and a highly professional team.  I would highly recommend them to my patients for lower limb foot & ankle rehabilitation.
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Mr H A MANN FRCS(Orth)

Consultant Tauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon - The Royal Free Hospital Hampstead London


"Steve was excellent and greatly improved my mobility after a partial knee replacement.. His advice strengthen my knee and increased my mobility. He saw me with ample Covid protection and I felt very comfortable in the practice."

Paul J


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