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

Owner and Chartered Physiotherapist

"Having a low back problem myself and various other injuries give me a deep insight in how I can help people improve and recover their health and well being.

  • Having a low back issue myself, helps me to better understand and help my patients
  • I love helping people achieve goals they never thought possible
  • I've been working as a physio since 1997
  • Completed Several Marathons  and Triathlons
  • Member of Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
  • 2005 British Masters Football Team Physio for Maccabiah Games
  • I love spending time with my wife and our 4 kids


Sciatic pain was utter hell but Steven helped me to breathe, walk and feel human again.


Jolene Sher

Specialist Physiotherapist- Hendon

“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


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


Nikki S.

Tyrone Kon

Specialist Physiotherapist & Director - Swiss Cottage

A physiotherapist of 15 years + experience, I love my job. I love assessing, treating and rehabilitating people to achieve their goals whether it's getting some one back on their feet, back to their sporting activity or trying to avoid surgery. I am passionate and dedicated to providing the best possible evidence-based care available.

  • Physiotherapy Degree from University of East London 2006 (First Class Honours)
  • Member of HCPC & Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Postgraduate training in Acupuncture
  • Post graduate training in Spinal Manipulation
  • Knee rehabilitation specialist - ACL's, meniscal injuries
  • Treatment & Rehabilitation to avoid orthopaedic surgery when possible
  • I enjoy treating back pain and providing rehab programs to prevent it re-occurring
  • Work with elderly to improve mobility and function


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


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

Dan Burgin

Sports Rehab Therapist

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

  • BSc (Hons) First Class, Sports Therapy - 2016
  • MSc (Hons) Merit, Strength and Conditioning - 2017
  • 4 years working in Spinal Pain Clinic
  • Work with Football teams including tournaments in Cayman Islands
  • Sports Massage and Myofascial Tissue Massage
  • Joint mobilisation Techniques- Hands On


The pain was intense and worse if I sat down and then tried to get up. Dan spent an hour in the first session after which I was able to stand up straight. During the next sessions the pain has subsided considerably and I was able to move around more freely. This resulted in me being able to get back to work quicker than I had initially anticipated. I followed the exercises Dan sent me over and continue with them.


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.


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


Samir Farouk

Physiotherapist- Hampstead & Swiss Cottage

I enjoy treating a wide variety of patients from sports enthusiasts to older patients with long term conditions. I endeavour to co-create rehab plans with patients that are engaging and effective and educate patients about the recovery process. 

  • Full time in Hampstead and Swiss Cottage Branches
  • Boxing and Martial Arts coach
  • Yoga and Mindfulness instructor
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy 
  • Sports Remedial Massage 
  • Strength and Conditioning L4
  • Personal Training Diploma L3
  • Postural Assessment and Corrective Exercise 

Kuseany Thangarajah

Senior Physiotherapist- Hendon

  • Lead Physiotherapist Hendon
  • Head of Learning & Development at BOOST PHYSIO
  • 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


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



James Ng

Senior Physiotherapist- Hendon, Hampstead & East Finchley

I believe everyone deserves the right to pain-free peak performance throughout life, and that process can be positive, fun and enjoyable.


  • Senior Physiotherapist- Hendon, East Finchley and Hampstead
  • Shoulder injury rehabilitation
  • Sports injury treatment
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Worked with rugby and basketball teams to elite level
  • Loves trail-running!
  • Speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin


Outside work James  is interested in running, particularly trail running. He also enjoys hiking and going to the gym in his free time. James is originally from Hong Kong, he has been in the UK for 9 years, and can fluently speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin.


Alice Matravers

Chartered Physiotherapist- Hampstead

I loved being part of the British Cycling Olympic Development team.  Having had physiotherapy myself- has given me a first hand experience of what it's like to be a patient.


  • BSc Physiotherapy- Brunel University London
  • Chartered Physiotherapist
  • Sports Massage Diploma
  • British Cycling Olympic Development team - Velodrome
  • Brunel University Women’s Football
  • 5 years experience as a Swimming Teacher
  • Full time Hampstead Branch


Alice ensured that I had a Rehab programme which was fun, manageable and productive. Her patience, attention to detail and genuine care towards my needs has enabled me to make a continued recovery.



Wendy Behan

Practice Manager- Hampstead

I enjoy ensuring that patients have a great experience coming to our Hampstead branch.

  • Practice Manager of Hampstead branch.
  • Joined BOOST in 2019.
  • Ensures the Hampstead branch runs smoothly with a friendly touch.
  • Assists administration of our branch in Cricklewood.

Dyan King

Practice Manager- East Finchley

Keeping things running smoothly and ensuring that our patients have a great experience coming to our East Finchley practice is my goal.

  • Practice Manager East Finchley Branch
  • Helping ensure patients have a great experience with us
  • Appointment Bookings
  • Helping with billing and accounts

Micki Hammond

Chartered Physiotherapist-On Leave

As a spectator at the London 2012 Paralympics, I witnessed the powerful impact that determination and commitment to rehabilitation can have. 

I value equipping my patients with an understanding of their condition as a stepping stone in their recovery. 

  • BSc Physiotherapy
  • Hendon branch
  • Sports Injury Treatment
  • Hip & Knee Surgery Rehabilitation
  • Back Pain Treatment
  • Diploma in Sports Massage


I want to thank Micki Hammond for helping me with my back and rib pain. I came to her a month ago and have followed her instructions. First, she located the stiff muscles causing pain and massaged them. Then, she gave me exercises I can do to relax the muscles, showed me how to do them correctly, answered all my questions and was very attentive.


Anuj Pandey

Senior Physiotherapist- Swiss Cottage & Hendon

Being a sprinter and fitness enthusiast, I have sustained a lot of injuries in the past. I love how physiotherapy has helped me overcome these injuries. I feel ecstatic when helping others recover from their injuries.

  • M.Sc. Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy
  • Joint Mobilization, Myofascial Release, Soft Tissue Release, Combined Movement techniques.
  • Dry Needling and Cupping technique.
  • Instrumental Soft Tissue Release techniques.
  • Emergency Care Management Including CPR.
  • Gait and Movement Analysis.
  • Fitness Testing of Athletes.
  • Kinesio Taping Fundamental & Advanced - KT1 & 2, Kinesio University, USA.
  • Fascial Therapy level 1 - Club Physio, South Africa.
  • LUBAS Medical Sports Trauma Management, UK.

Grace Newport-Tucker

Chartered Physiotherapist- Swiss Cottage

Being passionate about sport and fitness myself, I understand the frustrations of injury. I enjoy guiding my patients through their rehabilitation and helping them access their goals whether day to day, or within sport. I am working in parallel with undertaking a Sports and Exercise Medicine MSc, and am looking forward to apply my learning with my patients I see at BOOST PHYSIO! 

  • Chartered Physiotherapist
  • Special interest in injury recovery
  • Loves competitive rowing
  • Studying a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine

Tanya Pernet

Practice Manager- Hendon

  • Practice Manager- Hendon Branch
  • Ensuring that our patients have a fantastic experience
  • Helping arrange appointments
  • Keeping in touch with referring doctors and surgeons

Brenden Magee

Chartered Physiotheraist- Hampstead & Swiss Cottage

Coming from a long history of athletics and fitness I can relate to the frustration an injury can cause. I love helping my patients recover from injuries that are limiting them from doing the things that they love!

  • BSc exercise science, University of Jamestown 
  • MSc physiotherapy, Brunel University 
  • Special Interest in sports injuries and advanced rehab 
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Baseball injuries
  • Enjoy pushing people out of their comfort zone to do things they didn’t think were possible 
  • Full time Hampstead and Swiss Cottage branches


Following straining my back I went to visit Brenden for a few sessions and he was great! He was friendly and welcoming, and made me feel very comfortable coming to a physio for the first time. He provided some exercises for me to do and explained how each one will benefit me. It’s made such a difference and I was able to go back to work more mobile and with a lot more confidence. The service at Boost Physio was extremely efficient and professional - I would highly recommend.



Katy Abrahams

Chartered Physiotherapist- Hendon

I am a keen sports enthusiast who loves running, cycling, skiing, yoga and Pilates. I love seeing my patients get back to health and reaching their full potential. I have a particular interest in Pelvic Health, including treating ante and post-natal women and the provision of yoga and Pilates to help my patients recover.

  • Graduated BSc Physiotherapy in 2000
  • Qualified Yoga and Pilates Teacher
  • Full time at Hendon Branch
  • Training in Pelvic Health
  • Pregnancy Related Physiotherapy
  • Pilates Certification in Mat Pilates, Ante-Natal and Post-Natal Pilates


"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."


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."


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."


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

"BOOST PHYSIO offer an exceptional service for my patients. With several locations across North London, and great communication, it's great to receive positive patient feedback."

Mr Andrew Goldberg

Consultant Foot And Ankle Surgeon

"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.