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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

Stephen graduated in Physiotherapy from St Georges University of London and went on to work as a junior and senior physiotherapist at St Georges Hospital NHS Trust. He has worked with elite athletes at London Irish Rugby Club, Saracens Rugby Club, and was Head of Physiotherapy at Wimbledon Rugby Club for 6 years. During his time he has had the opportunity to work with the Great Britain Sailing team and was fortunate to work alongside athletes at the pinnacle of their careers at the Glasgow Commonwealth games in 2014.

Stephen is a highly skilled practitioner. He treats broad and complex injuries, using evidence based research to guide his assessment and treatment. Stephen strives for results through performance based strength and conditioning principles in rehabilitation from injury. He places great emphasis on accurately diagnosing and effective treating his patients. He has a special interest in sports injuries and specialises in lower limb pathologies, where has a particular interest in patella-femoral pain and is currently involved in the research of this condition.

Stephen also has a keen interest in cycling injuries and is a skilled bike fitter. Because of his experience he has written and published many articles for cycling and triathlon magazines.

Stephen is a keen cyclist and triathlete, he can be found most weekends either cycling in the Surrey Hills or planning his next competition.

Stephen Garvey

Physiotherapist

Adele is a chartered physiotherapist with a focus on Women’s Health, Performing Arts and musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
Adele’s skills and experience in the area of Women’s Health (enhanced through her ongoing training with the Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy Association, UK)) enables her to effectively assess and treat women for their postnatal check-ups, incontinence, abdominal and/or pelvic pain. Adele also works with patients in the Performing Arts sector, including recent experience with contemporary dance companies such as Matthew Bourne. Adele is also an APPI trained Pilates instructor.
Adele pursued a career in physiotherapy following 17 years in dance (primarily in classical ballet), which included a Bachelor of Arts (Dance) from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Adele’s dance background has shaped her understanding of the body and her passion for treating dancers and non-dancers alike. Since qualifying as a physiotherapist at the University of Notre Dame in Western Australia, Adele has undertaken further post-graduate training in Women’s Health as well as also recently completing an MSc in Dance Science at Trinity Laban, London.
Outside of the clinic, Adele enjoys travelling and watching any live dance performance.

Adele Telenta

Physiotherapist & Women's Health Specialist Physiotherapist

Keith’s passion for physiotherapy developed when he realized that a life as a professional sportsman was a non-starter.   An enthusiasm for human performance, physiology and wellbeing led him to pursue and undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science and then a Masters in Physiotherapy. Now 12 years qualified and having worked across a broad spectrum of performance groups including the English Institute of Sport, British Judo, England Lacrosse, British skeleton as well as with individuals of international standard in cycling, tennis and rugby Keith brings his experience to all the injures coming through the Beyond Health doors.

 

Over the last 8 years Keith has developed a network of elite London professionals to create a collaborative approach to treatment as represented in sport. He has a firm belief that this philosophy should be used to look after every single injury no matter how small or large. A burgeoning interest in complex shoulders and a veteran of over ten surgery’s on three different body parts you’ll be able to compare notes (and scars!). Out of clinic = sport/music/photography/travel/mountains/beach. No particular order.

Keith Hall

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

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

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

Faye graduated as a Physiotherapist from Queen Margret’s University in 2009 after completing a 4 year undergraduate at Edinburgh University studying Sports Science. Her 16 years of dance back ground coupled with Pilates training and Yoga teacher training make her the ideal rounded holistic practitioner.

Faye takes great delight in a varied case load but does have a passion for treating triathletes. So much so that she recently completed the Hever Castle Half Iron man in order to understand their training and injury process. Rumour has it; she is contemplating the “Coast to Coast” challenge in the Highlands next year!  

She is a strong believer that movement dysfunctions as opposed to movement  are the cause of injuries and treating to fix these dysfunctions through exercise therapy is the ultimate way to ensure a speedy recovery.

Faye Burge

Physiotherapist / moveBeyond Pilates Instructor

In 2015 Hazel realised her passion for sports and movement of the body would never be satisfied working in the corporate environment and made a life changing career move from technology to Massage Therapist and qualified as an IRSM Sports Accredited Massage Therapist from the London School of Sports Massage.

Hazel works on a huge variety of clients from office workers to ultra-marathon runners. She is diligent in seeking the source of someone’s pain, whether it’s postural or from a sport. Hazel is passionate about working with runner, squash players, cyclists and golfers. Her specialised interests are treating lower neck/shoulder muscle tightness and lower back pain.

 

Hazel has always believed in massage as a way to live pain-free. She thrives on being able to help someone through injuries or those constant annoying pains. “Life is meant to be lived, with a body that can help you get there!”

Hazel Keegan

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
Lydia has lived in Parsons Green for 8 years now so she is a local to the area.
Lydia is currently undertaking her Level 4 diploma in therapeutic counselling. After completing the diploma she hopes to set up her own private practise as well as work in schools
to help support children with mental health issues. Lydia completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training in India and qualified as a Certified Health Coach. Coaching people to feel healthier and happier in themselves is Lydia’s number one passion
alongside yoga, boxing, singing and hiking.

Lydia McCall

Administration