OUR TEAM

PHYSIOTHERAPISTS, EXPERTS IN MOVEMENT AND STRENGTH

Each a specialist in their field, our team are experienced, fun and focussed on you

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CLAIRE

Pilates guru and innovator, fitness addict, wellness devotee, always smiling

Claire's passion is precision of movement. Her individual approach creates sessions that are progressive and challenging, ensuring her clients achieve their goals and have fun whilst doing it.  Experienced in acupuncture and manual therapy, Claire can assess and rehabilitate all types of injury. 

After working and training at one of the worlds leading Pilates institutions, Claire combined her experience as a physiotherapist and passion for Pilates establishing Respect Physiotherapy and Pilates in 2012.

Claire’s unique rehabilitative skills and attention to detail quickly developed a loyal client base in South West London and built her an excellent reputation in the community and with leading consultants.  Alongside her own business, Claire has helped establish Pilates services at a top city personal training gym and a leading South West London clinic.  

Claire is now realising her dream alongside Megan. Together they have created their own space and methodology, and made Four Sides London what it is today.

 

"Health, fitness and wellness are essential elements of my life and my approach to Physio. I believe that the freedom of movement and maintaining strength is key to creating balance in the body. My goal is to encourage my clients to invest in restoring their muscle balance and control to MOVE, FEEL, LIVE STRONGER"

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MEGAN

Ante/post-natal rehab crusader, pelvic pain enthusiast, mum, lover of life

Megan is passionate about delivering excellent physiotherapy. She understands what it takes to restore movement and strength and delivers progressive rehabilitation programs that are inspiring.

Megan is a specialist in all things spinal and pelvic; from acute disc injuries and post-operative spinal surgery, through to pregnancy related pelvic pain. Megan has extensive experience in hands on treatment, acupuncture/dry needling and exercise to treat pain, restore function and rehabilitate.

Megan has more than 7 years' experience working at one of the world's leading Pilates institutions. Her Pilates sessions and group classes are unique, challenging, precise, strong and dynamic - you’ll never get the same class twice!

As a result of her passion for pre and post-natal health and fitness, along with her clinical expertise in pelvic floor treatment, Megan is highly regarded in the womens health industry.

 

“For me physiotherapy is not just about relieving symptoms but understanding why they occur in the first place. Investigating, exploring and analysing movement and strength to optimise recovery is the best part of my job. Creating strength and efficient movement to resolve problems for good!”

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JAMES

Exercise consultant and pioneer, Dad of two girls, a lost skier and surfer in London

James is a highly regarded lower limb physiotherapist with over 15 years' experience in exercise prescription. He specialises in lower limb and lumbar-pelvic biomechanics. James has been a reference for BBC 5 Live, Sky Sports, The Telegraph and Runners World.

Sport is a huge part of James's life. He has competed to a high level and worked in elite winter sports, rugby, triathlon and football. James is able to adapt elite sport principles to the weekend warrior and recreational athlete.

James is highly skilled in musculoskeletal assessments. He is able to understand the type of pain and the source of the problem. He can provide an insight to why the problem has occurred. This delivers specific treatment that is personal and effective.

 

"Being fit for life is such an important thing. I believe everyone can enhance this and experience more of what life has to offer. Seeing my patients improve is definitely the best part of my job. Live stronger!"

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EMMA

Exercise lover, travel addict, health and wellbeing fanatic

Emma’s interest in the human body is what first lead her to physiotherapy. Her appreciation for the body’s capability inspires her to challenge herself and her clients. Emma’s career initially started in the NHS treating a wide range of conditions, her love of sport then lead her to work with amateur rugby players within the South West London League, physio for British Triathlon at Junior training camps and work with Peru Rugby including accompanying the team on a high altitude training camp in the Andes. Emma has also spent winters in Austria treating everyone from recreational snowboarders to professional free ride skiers.

Having worked in a variety of settings and spending time developing her Pilates and rehabilitation knowledge, Emma’s treatment programmes are creative and individual to help you achieve your goals. Emma has a broad range of Physiotherapy and rehabilitation skills at her fingertips including acupuncture, Pilates and Strength and Conditioning. Her aims are to not only to treat pain but to improve lifestyle, function and performance.

Emma has completed two marathons and multiple triathlons up to the 70.3 distance, is a keen snowboarder, horse rider and loves to be outside. Being with Four Sides at the beginning and after 18months working and travelling around South America, Emma is now back providing physiotherapy and teaching a range of classes.

 

"My approach to treating clients is definitely a holistic one. Understanding what individuals want to achieve and working with them to surpass their goals is hugely rewarding. I aim to empower clients to nourish their body through exercise and movement, see them become the best version of themselves and truly comfortable in their own skin."

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LAURA HARMAN

Restorer of movement, olympic lifter, fitness devotee, Pilates enthusiast

Laura is a highly experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapist and Pilates teacher and started her journey with movement and exercise from a young age. Her passion lies in injury prevention and sports rehabilitation and she particularly enjoys treating runners, skiers and CrossFit athletes. Laura uses a combination of manual therapy, taping techniques, mindfulness and exercise rehabilitation to treat her patients.

In her youth Laura competed at county and regional level in hockey, netball and athletics and also trained as a high trapeze artist.  More recently, Laura has taken up weight lifting and fallen in love with CrossFit and olympic lifting. Laura’s other passion is skiing and spent a season working in Morzine treating skiers and snowboarders. 

Laura likes to incorporate all aspects of wellbeing into the care of her patients. She encourages the use of meditation and mindfulness as part of her holistic approach to helping her patients reach their goals. Laura also has a keen interest in nutrition and has completed her Diploma in Sports Nutrition and Nutrition and Weight Management.

 

“I believe that restoration of normal movement and function is key to preventing injury and recurrence of pain. I empower patients with the tools and knowledge that they need to achieve their goals. I enjoy helping people to get the maximum out of their body and realise it’s true potential”

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JESS

Pilates buff, runner and wannabe Triathlete, lover of the great outdoors

A physio with a background in Sport and Exercise Science and a love of sport, Jess’s passion lies in injury prevention and sports rehabilitation. From the every day athlete to the professional Jess knows what it takes to get you achieving your goals. Her innovative rehabilitation programs will take you through pain and injury, to restore movement and develop strength to maintain a pain free, happier life.  Jess has a vast tool box of Physiotherapy treatment skills to not only treat but provide you with the knowledge to manage and overcome your injuries.  

Alongside her role at Four Sides London Jess also provides Physiotherapy at Rossyln Park Rugby Club and is involved at Belgrave Harriers Athletic Club. As a keen runner, Jess particularly enjoys treating running related lower limb injuries, as well as using her Pilates training in managing back pain and spinal disc related disorders. 

Sport has always been an important part of her life, previously competing in hockey to national league level Jess now enjoys running and racing in cross country and middle distance events.  Outside of work Jess can often be found escaping the city for cycling weekends or climbing up/ skiing down mountains.

 

“I understand the importance of treating holistically and looking at every client individually to fully understand the root cause of each problem. This allows me to prevent the reoccurrence of pain, optimise recovery and enable clients to reach their goals and maximise their true potential.” 

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ANNA

Promotor of women's health and well being, Pilates educator, proud mum of three

Anna is an experienced manual therapist using acupuncture, taping and exercise to assess, treat and rehabilitate all types of musculoskeletal pain and injuries. As an expert in prescriptive Pilates Anna's sessions are imaginative and fun as well as being tailored to the individual to achieve their goals.

Anna understands the importance of expert post-natal care and rehabilitation and is a specialist in back and pelvic pain and as a women’s health Physiotherapist is an expert in pelvic floor rehabilitation.  She is experienced in treating a range of pre and postnatal conditions as well as menopausal symptoms, pelvic floor weakness, incontinence and bladder irritation, pelvic pain and abdominal muscle separation at any stage in life.

Anna has over 11 years of experience in both NHS and private settings and has worked for over 7 years at one of the world's leading Pilates Institutes.

Outside of work Anna is a proud mamma of 3, including twins, and still finds time for her other passions; yoga, running (after children) and gardening!

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MELANIE

Retired athlete, expert in movement, pilates pro, global traveler

Mel is a hugely experienced physiotherapist in musculoskeletal, orthopaedics and sports injuries from both her work in NHS, private practice, professional sport and research settings. She is "hands on" in her treatment approach with massage, mobilisation, manipulation and acupuncture just a few of her skills.

A competent Pilates instructor Mel loves using this rehabilitation technique in a holistic and whole body approach in prevention and rehabilitation of injury and to help clients achieve their goals.

From a sports background herself Mel understands the demands of competing at a high level as well as the benefits of exercise on body and mind. She has competed in regional and national cross country and athletics as well as collegiate sport in the USA. Her experiences in training at this level, both good and bad, was what motivated her to become a physiotherapist. Although far from possessing the speed she once had (Mel is also modest), she still enjoys the occasional run - especially when in more exotic locations on my global travels!

 

”I am a firm believer in prevention is better than cure. I aim to improve, restore and maintain optimum wellbeing by providing you with the tools to manage injuries, aches and pains. I love my job and I hope that translates into what I do.”

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CHRISTIE

Movement perfectionist, Pilates fanatic, endorphin junkie and a wannabe golf pro

Christie is a talented and skilful specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist. She has previously worked for the NHS, Birmingham football academy, and with private clinics around the City of London. She is particularly interested in treating acute/chronic spinal and peripheral nerve pain, as well as sports trauma and pre/post operative rehabilitation.  
Christies own rehabilitation from ACL and Meniscus repairs following two separate sports injuries has further fed her knowledge, appreciation and experience in lower limb rehabilitation. Her own learning experiences and rehabilitation have become a valuable assets and tools in her trade. 
Christie is experienced in identifying movement patterns which can predispose to sports injuries and pain, helping with pre-habilitation as well as safe return to your sport or goals.   
Christie is highly skilled at providing manual and exercise therapy to facilitate and improve movement patterns and is certified in dry needling. She is an expert on Strength & Conditioning and clinical Pilates; her creative mind will always find new ways to make you stronger with poise, whilst improving your movements with challenging and safe individualised programmes.  
Outside of work, Christie is a keen golfer and would love to fulfil her life long dream to turn pro (highly unlikely but she makes an awesome physio). She is also a yoga fanatic, tennis player, climber and a budding endurance runner! Christie speaks fluent English, Cantonese, and Mandarin Chinese.

 

”I am determined to treat everyone with the highest standard of care and compassion. I want my patients to feel empowered, strong and in-control, both mentally and physically. I am here to listen, help, educate and guide my patients to become the best version of themselves. Don’t give up, the best is yet to come!”

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NATASHA

Women’s health enthusiast, action girl, pilates powerhouse, exercise advocate for physical and mental well being

Natasha’s fascination with the human body began at school, which has developed and nurtured throughout her career. She has a vast range of experience from working with high level university sports teams, pre and postnatal women as well as inpatient hospital based care. As a Pilates powerhouse, Natasha empowers her clients with her passion, striving to achieve both physical and mental goals most important to them through bespoke exercise programmes.   
Natasha has a specialist interest in pelvic physiotherapy and women’s health. She has attended many courses on pre and post natal physical exercise and treatment and is building on her knowledge though further training. This is an area where there is a significant volume of research to support physiotherapy as a vital intervention for good outcomes and this makes Natasha strive to be evidence supported in all she does.   
Outside of the clinic, Natasha practices what she preaches, being an avid long distance runner, swimmer and gym nut which has culminated into her training for Olympic distance triathlon.
Natasha is also an army reservist, having passed the basic soldier training and qualified as a combat medical technician. This has taken her around the world on multiple expeditions, including Anapurna trail in Nepal where she provided medical support for both troops and Sherpas. The expeditions often included crossing dangerous landscapes which has involved skiing, mountain biking and kayaking. 
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KASEY

Connoisseur of fine movement, Pilates educator, promotor of Womens Health and well being, former dancer

Kasey is passionate about creating, observing and remedying movement and control. Starting from her 20 years of dance experience, to her education in physiotherapy to her current love of yoga therapy, movement has always been a major part of Kaseys life.

Kasey is a specialist in correcting spinal, hip and pelvic pain. She has extensive manual therapy and prescriptive rehabilitation experience. With expert training in pelvic floor rehabilitation, Kasey is experienced in ante and post natal physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

An expert in prescriptive Pilates Kasey tailor makes sessions to be individualised, creative, effective and fun!

"For me, successfully treating a patient isn't just resolving their pain but instilling them in confidence, independence and knowledge of their body. With this they can prevent pain from returning and have the skills to address the problem if it does. I strive for my patients to leave with a greater understanding of how their body works and how they can optimise their function."

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AIMEE

Ex ballerina, restorer of physical health and mental well-being, lover of hot yoga and dance

After completing 8 years of training at The Royal Ballet School, and dancing professionally, Aimee turned her attention to physical health and wellbeing and trained as a physiotherapist.

Aimee has experience in the NHS and private practices across London as well as being her own rehabilitation expert. Aimee’s background in dance has given her fundamental insight into injury treatment and prevention; balancing movement and adapting non optimal training styles and movement patterns. Aimee uses a combined approach of manual therapy intervention and progressive rehabilitation exercises in order to address and manage current symptoms but with an emphasis on identifying underlying issues.

In particular, Aimee enjoys treating hips, knees and feet and providing rehabilitation after surgery, whilst assessing the body as a whole functional and connected unit. Using Pilates and tailor made strength and conditioning programmes Aimee is accustomed to prescribing these tools and treatment options in her rehabilitation.

Aimee continues to enjoy dance, running and yoga and is passionate about assisting others to return to their activities of choice.

"Assisting my clients through a positive rehabilitation journey is highly rewarding for me as a Physiotherapist. I am passionate about educating each individual to understand their bodies and feel empowered to optimise their recovery long term. My goals are always in line with your goals, we're in this together!"