Team

OUR TEAM

Physiotherapists – experts in movement & strength.

Each a specialist in their field. Our team are experienced, fun & focussed on you.

MEGAN VICKERS

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

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

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

“For me physiotherapy is not just about relieving symptoms but understanding why they occur in the first place. Investigating, exploring & analysing movement & strength is the first step in helping people move & feel stronger. It’s a formulae that works & why I love my job!”

Megan is super proud to be the author of “Stronger – The Honest Guide to Healing & Rebuilding After Pregnancy & Birth”, available at amazon & your local bookshop. 

“Stronger is all about empowering mothers to reach their goals. This is for all mothers, no matter how long ‘post-partum’. This information & care is out there on the shelves of our high street shops & direct to you when you need it..” Megs x

TESTIMONIALS

“I really enjoyed our session (well maybe I didn’t enjoy the internal bit, but I did find it super reassuring!). I left feeling super optimistic that I met the best person possible, to help me get back to where I want to be. You are helping me get “me” back.” Amelia

You always made me feel amazing after every session with you, after all of my babies. Super fun & lighthearted but with SO much knowledge.” Philly 

JAMES VICKERS

A highly knowledgable musculoskeletal physiotherapist with over a decade of Harley Street experience & links to the best medicine London has to offer.

James has an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy & has worked in elite skiing, rugby, track & field, triathlon & tennis. James is often a reference to publications like The Telegraph & Runner’s World.

James is proficient at treating musculoskeletal pain whether you’re an elite athlete, weekend warrior or just getting started. James believes that understanding the cause of the issue is the route to a lasting solution. This is made possible through an understanding of biomechanics & movement dysfunction combined with specific exercise prescription that are tailored to you.

It can be a real challenge to keep fit for life with the demands of work & family. I believe everyone can enhance this & experience more. Helping my patients out of pain, build their strength & return to the things they love is the best part of my job. Live stronger!

TESTIMONIALS

“Skiing this week has been brilliant. I’ve skied 5 days & 4 were in a row. Not full days but a good 4 hours a day, which is a massive improvement to 2 years ago. Thank you for all of your support, exercises & hip flexor releases” Emma
“When we refer to James Vickers we get a totally different level of service – he emails with a summary & diagnosis before we have even returned to the gym & he manages the patient explaining verbally & via a speedy follow up email when he wants to see them again & how he is going to move things forward. He is thorough & consistent & all of our clients rave about their treatment.” Matt, Personal Trainer

AIMEE HIGGS – currently on maternity leave

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

In particular, Aimee enjoys treating hips, knees & feet. Providing rehabilitation after surgery or conservative management. Aimee assesses the body as a whole functional & connected unit. Using Pilates & tailor made strength & conditioning programmes Aimee is accustomed to prescribing these tools & treatment options in her rehabilitation.

Aimee continues to enjoy dance, running & yoga. Aimee 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 & feel empowered to optimise their recovery long term. My goals are always in line with your goals, we’re in this together!” 

TESTIMONIALS

My ballet dancing son came to Aimee with a growth related injury & she has given him outstanding care & rehabilitation. Thanks to her experienced hands & first class training in ballet he’s back dancing & is more confident in injury prevention” Nicole 

“After a shocking diagnosis Aimee has been an instrumental part of my recovery journey. With her background in dance she has devised a holistic exercise plan to get me back on my feet (literally & figuratively), which focuses on all aspects of my musculoskeletal health to help me regain my strength & minimise the chances of re-injury. She’s been a life-saver in a hugely difficult time.” Loy

CAITLIN BRADLEY

Caitlin is Musculoskeletal physiotherapist with a background in professional sport. She has represented Great Britain in triathlon & competed as a long distance runner,

Caitlin has worked with some of the best sport’s medical professionals in the field across the world. She has also led fitness camps & retreats in Kenya, Mallorca, New York & London with a focus on health, wellbeing & performance. 

Caitlin’s voice within the health & fitness industry has been heard in Women’s Fitness Magazine, Cycling Weekly & Athletics Weekly where she continues to raise awareness of the importance of athlete wellbeing & active lifestyle in the UK and abroad. 

Caitlin has an MSc in physiotherapy with a specific interest in overuse injuries & athlete wellbeing. Caitlin’s style is to solve the problem by getting to the root cause & then working with an individual in a fun, friendly & focused environment to tackle it head on. 

” Now that I’m on the other side of treatment table I’m determined to support as many likeminded individuals to move, feel & perform at their best. I love working with both the elite athlete & the 5k first timer to achieve the best results.”

TESTIMONIALS

” I have followed Caitlin around the globe attending her events, classes & treatment, that says it all. She listens, delivers & makes you laugh every time.” TT
 

“Expert in the field”  –  Women’s Fitness Magazine

JOE HAYDEN-CASE

With more than five years experience as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist Joe has an excellent reputation amongst sports doctors & consultant surgeons.

Joe developed his knowledge of the body through a passion for manual-therapy, involvement in a variety of sports & by treating injuries from the moment they happen through to complete recovery.

Joe has worked with athletic teams, swimmers & boxers early-on in his career, which naturally evolved to providing pitch-side physiotherapy. This first-hand experience of assessment, diagnosis & treatment gives him a unique understanding of complex injuries & the recovery process. With these skills he has worked with a wide range of people & athletic abilities, including school Rugby & touring internationally with England Lacrosse.

Joe’s goal with every patient is to look beyond the initial symptoms & find the root of the problem. By treating the body as one & identifying all of the intricate interactions & underlying factors, he curates a unique goal-orientated treatment plan tailored to your individual needs.

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TESTIMONIALS

“Over the years that I’ve worked with Joe he consistently rehabs my clients to the highest level, with many coming to follow-ups with glowing feedback. Joe is the definition of a safe pair of hands, providing an exceptional and professional, first class service” Mr Simon Thompson – Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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FEDERICA EVOLA

Originally from Sicily Federica trained as a Physiotherapist at the University of Palermo. Since moving to the UK she has worked both within the NHS & in private Physiotherapy & Pilates studios. 

Federica has experience in a range of physiotherapy disciplines from neuro rehab to womens health & everything in between! Her hands on toolbox includes sports massage & manipulation & her rehabilitation repertoire is equally expansive.

Federica has both classical & rehabilitative Pilates training with BodyControl & APPI teaching schools. She enjoys blending her manual & exercise skills to treat acute, chronic, sports related & post operative conditions. 

Federica is also a qualified womens health physiotherapist and an expert in ante & post natal Pilates. She is skilled in supporting women through pregnancy & post-natally, treating & empowering them to feel stronger.

I’m your guide. I make the physiotherapy treatment an active process, in which my patients learn to feel & challenge their bodies to get to their full potential. 

It’s amazing how each body reacts & how little changes can make a huge difference in your quality of life. Let’s get to work then, from symptoms to cause, I am ready for the next challenge!

TESTIMONIALS

” Highly recommend Federica, she is easily the best therapist I’ve ever seen. I was struggling with my upper back & had spent thousands over the last 6 years on different physiotherapist & chiropractors & it all fixed nothing. Seeing Federica & later joining her class, she’s taught me how to fix my issues & showed me what rehab works for in-between sessions.  I also had tennis & golfers elbow; my elbow is now sorted – thank you Feder” Alvin
“I do Federica’s Friday pilates class, I just wanted to tell you how amazing she is. She is working us hard, is consistent & methodical in her approach & teaching. My muscle ache the next day – what I want, otherwise what’s the point. I feel motivated to improve!” Rebecca

RACHAEL CAPP

Originally from Melbourne Rachael brings to Four Sides extensive experience in rehabilitation through strength, movement & Pilates. Having qualified as a physiotherapist she gained several years experience in Australia at a space that mirrors Four Sides values. Her role blended musculoskeletal physiotherapy & Pilates to not only treat pain & dysfunction, but to improve movement & strength for the long-term. Rachael’s approach is all about positive change for improved health, empowering you to MOVE, FEEL, LIVE STRONGER.

Before qualifying as a physiotherapist Racheal gained a solid grounding in anatomy & physiology her Health Science degree, and her post-graduate qualifications include dry needling & sports performance as well as both mat & reformer Pilates. So she is well equipped in treating all musculoskeletal injuries & rehabilitating you back to full strength. 

With a background in sport herself, Rachael has a solid understanding of performance physiotherapy & supporting you to reach your goals, however big or small. Rachael was a sports aerobic world champion for several years before moving into coaching of younger athletes. Her Pilates & S&C classes at Four Sides are enhanced by these experiences& expertise.

“For me being a physiotherapist is about connecting with people. Through education & movement I enjoy giving patients the tools to make life-long positive changes. My goal is to improve not only your pain but to encourage you to take control of your whole body health.”

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SAMARA LI

Samara is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist originally from Melbourne. With over 6 years of experience, Samara is passionate about working with clients from all walks of life to deliver personalised care through exercise based rehabilitation. 

After completing a degree in Biomedical Science, Samara went on to study Physiotherapy. Adding to her treatment tool box with APPI Clinical Pilates and dry needling certification. Samara has gained a vast amount of experience in manual treatment, acute injury diagnosis, post-operative management and graded rehabilitation programs through working at a private practice clinic in Melbourne. She has worked within community Australian Football Leagues teams and gymnastics clubs to manage complex injuries and return individuals to high level sports. Samara believes that recovery from injury should be a collaborative process with a focus on goal setting, education and movement based rehabilitation. 

Outside of the clinic, Samara enjoys weight training, running and travelling to explore new destinations.

“I am passionate about empowering each individual and providing them with the resources they need to achieve their goals. There is nothing more rewarding seeing  clients get stronger both mentally and physically and realising their own potential.”

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STEPHANIE BIRTIG

Stephanie is a hugely experienced Chiropractor with the added rehabilitation tool of Pilates. With a background in nursing Stephanie has all the skills to care for you from acute injury through to feeling stronger than ever.

At Four Sides you can see Stephanie for chiropractic treatment; thorough assessment of pain/movement dysfunction, adjustments, dry needling, soft tissue work & rehab, but also for Pilates 1:1’s and classes.

Stephanie is a dynamic & enthusiastic Pilates instructor & your classes with her are designed to help you move better & feel stronger.

“I believe everyone deserves freedom and ease of movement so they can reach their goals and fully enjoy life.  I am passionate about working as a team to help you understand how you can become pain free and get to be functioning optimally.  I want to empower you to believe you can get stronger and accomplish anything”

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