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ABOUT US


ABOUT US

Beyond Health is a collaboration between some of London’s most experienced and clinically advanced physiotherapists, osteopaths and musculoskeletal health specialists who are passionate about making a positive and lasting difference to people’s lives.

World class Musculoskeletal Health for our Communities

Our ultimate goal has always been to provide a world-class destination where the ideal mix of musculoskeletal health practitioners collaborate to deliver industry-leading and science-based musculoskeletal health solutions which are worthy of an elite athlete and individually customised for ALL of our clients.

 

Restore, Transform, Perform

While we are experts in relieving pain and restoring movement and function, we take our clients beyond by focusing on lasting solutions. We inspire them with knowledge and provide the services required to ensure they build a strong and lasting musculoskeletal health foundation. Once this transformation has taken place we love nothing more than to see our clients performing at their best and achieving their goals with confidence and belief in their bodies.

Sustainable musculoskeletal health can only be achieved with an age considered comprehensive balance of optimum exercise, nutrition and recovery 

At Beyond Health we believe that a careful balance of physiological and age appropriate exercise combined with a healthy eating plan should be matched with restorative practices such as rest, meditation and good quality sleep. This musculoskeletal health foundation provides physical and emotional resilience to the demands of everyday life AND prepares individuals, at any age, to challenge themselves in the pursuit of the activities they love.

OUR TEAM

Joseph’s passion for sport and fitness across the board, dove-tailed with his clinical interests in injury rehabilitation, strength & conditioning, nutrition and wellness have earned him the reputation of a thought leader in the musculoskeletal health and fitness industries.

With 15 years experience at the leading edge of physiotherapy and a hunger for continual acquisition of knowledge and best practice, Joseph is highly respected in the sports medicine community. The quality of this professional network is critically important for the top quality care of his clients.

Joseph has a huge client following based on excellent advice and excellent results. Whether it be quick fixes of pain or a complete overhaul of people musculoskeletal health, he loves solving your problems.

When Joseph is not busy in the clinic he is either sneaking a good coffee, exercising, on the south coast kitesurfing or in the alps skiing.

“I have real passion for problem solving complex presentations. I believe broad, integrative knowledge and advice based on good science is the key to long lasting solutions. I also firmly believe that exercise is medicine for the body and the mind!”

Joseph Lawrence

Physiotherapist / Co-Founder / Managing Director

Alex has 27 years of experience in the diagnosis of musculoskeletal problems. He is dedicated to providing high quality and innovative treatments for his patients and the desire to be at the cutting edge of his chosen field.

As a former international athlete Alex has a keen interest and respect for elite sport and has consulted for UK Athletics, West Ham FC, Saracens RFC and practised on the ATP tennis tour and at the Paralympic Games.

Alex Fugallo

Osteopath / Co-Founder

Sue graduated as a physiotherapist from University College Dublin in 2005 and began her career working hospital rotations in Ireland. During this time she focused on gaining expertise in the areas of rheumatology and neurology and this provided a fantastic foundation of experience for her career in musculoskeletal private practice.

In 2007 the travel bug took over and Sue went travelling through South America before finally landing in New Zealand where she began her Sports Physiotherapy career.  ‘Living the dream’ she worked as a physiotherapist in a Queenstown ski resort for over 2 years.  In New Zealand she also had the opportunity to work with the All Blacks and on the Australasian PGA golf tour.

Upon returning back to Ireland Sue decided she should return to further study which is what brought her to London.  In 2012 she completed a Masters in Physiotherapy at Kings College.  Since finishing her Masters she has worked within South West London as well as working with elite golfers on the European PGA tour.

Sue has a tireless passion for helping people and guiding them through their journey of recovery. She has vast experience in treating a wide array of injuries and focuses on treating the cause of the injury rather than just the symptoms. This approach facilitates a speedy recovery for return to pain-free activity (whether that be in high level sports or basic daily living) but also allows Sue to address underlying physical limitations once and for all!

Sue believes it is essential to have a good relationship with all members of a patient’s rehabilitation team and has developed great relationships with an extensive network of consultants, local GPs, massage therapists, and personal trainers. Sue is passionate about sport, health and fitness. She has been a part of many teams over the years and understands the frustrations associated with injury and not performing to the best of one’s ability.

No condition is too much of a challenge for our Sue!

Sue Donnelly

Physiotherapist / Clinic Director

Paul qualified from the University of Brighton in 1998. He has gained extensive experience working in the NHS as a clinical specialist, within professional and semi-professional football and rugby teams, and for the last 8 years solely in private practice in London. His specialist interests lie in neck and shoulder injuries, and back, hip & knee problems.

Paul is passionate about enabling and empowering his patients to acheive to their full function and sporting potential.

Paul Vipond

Physiotherapist

Tessa is a New Zealand trained physiotherapist, graduating from The University of Otago School of physiotherapy in 2007.

After graduating she worked full time in Auckland at a sports specific private clinic as well as studying part time. She completed studies in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy to become a Credentialed McKenzie Therapist in 2010 as well as a Postgraduate diploma in musculoskeletal physiotherapy in 2011. During this time she worked at a national level in Women’s football for three years as well as having the opportunity to work with the Cook Islands Woman’s football team during the 2011 Oceania international football tournament.

Tessa moved to the UK at the end of 2012 and continued to work in private practice in London. She completed a foundation course in acupuncture at the start of 2014.

Tessa has a special interest in strengthening and rehabilitation to return to activity and sports. To further develop this, she is currently working towards completing a Masters in Health practice in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy with a focus on strength and conditioning. Her main goal is to provide a comprehensive service to her clients with a focus on self-management and patient independence.

Outside of the clinic Tessa spends time on her @theliftingphysio Instagram account or in the gym strength training as well as recently taking up triathlons. She also loves to travel and spends as much time as she can seeing new places and cultures.

Tessa Williams

Physiotherapist / moveBeyond Performance Instructor

Clare is a Specialist Physiotherapist in Pelvic and Women’s Health. She has worked at some of London’s leading hospitals including Kings College Healthcare Trust, St. George’s Hospital, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust, the prestigious Lindo Wing and The Portland Hospital. She has extensive experience treating pregnancy related pain and dysfunction, post-natal rehabilitation, pelvic floor muscle training and gynaecological needs such as incontinence, vaginal prolapse, sexual dysfunction and pelvic pain.

Clare has a BSc in Physiotherapy from the University of East Anglia and has extended her skills by completing postgraduate courses in acupuncture and manual therapy for the pelvic floor. Through collaborative communication with her patients Clare provides highly bespoke care and believes in an evidence based, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment. She works closely alongside leading medical specialists within various fields. Clare enjoys supporting women of any age through their life journey: from pre pregnancy to menopause and beyond.

Outside of clinic Clare can be found exploring the streets of London on her bicycle, at a local food market with friends or hiding in Daunt Books planning her next trip!

Clare Pacey

Women's Health Physiotherapist
Louise graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2006 and worked within a large teaching NHS Foundation Trust in Bristol for 7 years, specialising in musculoskeletal and gaining a wide range of experience in rotations such as A&E, orthopaedics, Hydrotherapy and the gym.
Louise decided to further her qualifications and work towards an MSc in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Birmingham University whilst working at Bristol University Sports Medicine Clinic. She worked with the high-performance squad, various sports teams and for the War Horse theatre production. Louise then worked as a military physiotherapist for 2.5 years, rehabilitating soldiers on different bases throughout the UK. She now is completing a Strength and Conditioning M Level course at Hertforshire University and on completion will receive MACP recognition.
Louise is passionate about empowering her patients to go beyond, using an individualised approach through achievable and realistic goal setting.
Louise has just returned from completing a ski season in Verbier, Switzerland where she had a hard time treating ski-related injuries in the evening whilst snowboarding everyday! She is a true South West girl, who loves trail running and surfing!

Louise Coates

Physiotherapist

Anna graduated as an Osteopath from the British School of Osteopathy. Prior to her Osteopathic training Anna gained an undergraduate degree in Human Biology from the University of Exeter.

Given Anna’s passion for functional strength and rehabilitation it was only natural that Anna would go on to study for her APPI Pilates Training Certification. During the pursuit of this qualification she has been awarded the top student award for her year! The osteopathic knowledge Anna uses when teaching Pilates ensures her patient’s rehabilitation is specific and effective.

Anna has enjoyed working in private practice since qualifying and likes treating a wide range of patients and has a particular interest in treating adolescents. She believes if we can encourage good habits at a young age then people are much better placed to prevent postural issues and injuries in the future.

When Anna is not working she is normally found in the latest pop up restaurant enjoying the London food scene.

Anna Wylie

Osteopath / moveBeyond Pilates instructor

Mick Habgood MChS is an Australian (Sydney) trained Podiatrist who specialises in treating biomechanical and orthopaedic injuries of the lower leg. Having always been involved heavily in sports, Mick initially completed a degree in sports science but soon moved into the more specialised field of Sports / Biomechanical Podiatry after working alongside the sports medicine team at the Sydney Swans Australian Football Club.

Arriving in London in 2007, it was the exposure to working with world-class orthopaedic foot & ankle surgeons as well as the beginnings of a long professional collaboration within the European ski industry that directed Mick towards his current interests. The techniques learned from optimising the “static foot posture” within the rigid ski boot, combined with those of post-surgical orthotic management has lead to his current involvement within the UK’s cycling elite. The Londoner’s continued passion for recreational running however, has ensured an ever-evolving interest in running / foot biomechanics and the huge importance of optimising running technique to improve performance and being injury-free.

Mick Habgood

Podiatrist

Jo is an ex national league women’s footballer and has represented her county Middlesex on numerous occasions. During her time playing football she has competed against some of the best England internationals in the Untied Kingdom. Also a 1st Dan black belt at the age of 12, Jo’s steely determination and passion for sport and exercise is what led her into the world of health and soft tissue therapy.

Jo studied at The London School of Sports Massage and has earned a BTEC Level 5 Professional Diploma in Sport and Remedial Massage Therapy. Jo is qualified in pregnancy massage and is currently finishing off her case studies to become a baby massage instructor.

She has worked for a season with many up and coming young football players and many ex professionals from the top flight with the National League team Borehamwood F.C. Her soft tissue skills are very diverse and they range from deep tissue massage, muscular energy technique, neuromuscular/trigger point therapy and she provides practical and effective remedial advice.

Jo encompasses the philosophy of healthy mind, body and soul into everything she does. She is never far away from a yoga class, great coffee shops and loves to travel as much as she can.

Joanna McCluskey

Massage Therapist

Cycy studied soft tissue therapy at the London School of Sports Massage where she learnt a wide range of techniques which allows her to target treatments in response to her clients body’s needs.

A French native, Cycy spent time in France and Switzerland before falling in love with London 4 years ago. Through her travels Cycy met some of the most inspiring and knowledgeable people in the health and fitness industry and this ignited her passion for movement and the human body. Cycy has always been driven to make a difference in people’s lives and she strongly believes in the power of positivity and empathy.

Above all Cycy loves affording her clients the opportunity to understand and listen to their own body so as to help them avoid injuries. She is passionate about long term health not an immediate or temporary fix!

Cycy’s other passions include cycling, running, lifting weights, practising yoga, and of course anything that involves movement or speciality coffee. You can follow her adventures on her Instagram account @les_therapies_de_cycy.

Cycy Marteau

Massage Therapist

Developed over the past 27 years, the Matt Scott Training System conditions the body by teaching functional movement patterns that develop a strong core, hips and lower back to improve athletic performance and protect against injury. With consideration to postural type and individual ‘stability weaknesses’ the system challenges the body by introducing progressively more complex movements to achieve all over tone and cardiovascular fitness, without the aches and pains so often associated with gym training. Exercise modes include TRX, VIPR, SAQ, boxing, kettle bells and pilates.

Matt has used his integrated training approach to great success having trained Olympic Gold and Silver medallists, and round the world Yachtswoman Ellen MacArthur. Aside from personal training Matt has lectured on the topic of core stability, been a regular contributor to Holland & Barrett’s ‘Healthy Magazine’, appeared as a guest expert on Channel 4’s ’10 Years Younger’, and lectured to the Chelsea Football Club Training Academy.

Matt Scott

Personal Trainer

Michele has 20 years experience in the fitness industry, both as a group fitness trainer, and personal trainer.

With a background in free-weight training, Michele understands the importance of correct lifting technique, which underpins all the work she does with her clients. That coupled with her qualification in weight management counselling and an expert understanding of modern functional exercise such as kettlebell, ViPR and harness training, enables Michele to deliver great results for a variety of different training goals.

Outside of the studio Michele is a keen amateur runner and mother of four children, thus fully understands the challenge of staying in shape and keeping up with a young family!

Michele Worsley Scott

Personal Trainer

Magda is a 10 time marathon runner, who is currently in training for the Comrades Ultra Marathon. She is a qualified Performance Matrix Movement Analyst, which is the world’s most comprehensive movement screening & retraining program for improving core stability.

With expert knowledge of VIPR training, kettlebells, TRX and Garuda Pilates, Magda’s holistic approach gets great results with fat loss, postural correction, sports conditioning and strengthening the body as a whole.

Magda regularly liaises with the therapists at Beyond Health helping patients to return to exercise after injury or surgery.

Magda Motkowicz

Personal Trainer

Dan MacKenzie was a top trainer at the world renowned Les Mills Gym in Wellington, New Zealand. A dedicated fitness athlete, Dan is a firm believer that you must practice what you preach and has a real passion for health and wellbeing.

Dan specialises in functional fitness, sports conditioning & body fat reduction. Dan’s sessions incorporate TRX, VIPR, movement training and traditional weight training to great effect. Added to his vast knowledge of nutrition for fat loss, Dan has built a loyal following at Matt Scott PT. Whether you’re looking to start training or push your fitness to higher levels, Dan is ready to help you succeed.

Dan MacKenzie

Personal Trainer

As a lucky Kiwi with British heritage Cathy has enjoyed the best of both worlds spending time working and living between NZ and London since 2012.

Cathy is also qualified in Nutrition and Naturopathy and as such admires the holistic and well rounded approach of Beyond Health as well as the amazing ethos of the business, the staff and the clients it attracts.

When not at work Cathy can be found enjoying coffee & brunch, live music or exploring all corners of London and Europe.

Cathy Williams

Practice Manager / Administration Team