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Always an efficient and professional service. We have been buying shoes from here for over 8 years and never had cause to complain.

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HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

In the past 12 years that we have been fitting footwear our reputation among medical professionals, Hospitals and Clinics around Hertfordshire and London is forever growing. Because of the care we take with feet, and the unique methods we use to assess and fit shoes, we have become a first choice referral point for many Health Care Professionals (HCP’s).

 

Please find the contact details of the Health Care Professionals that we recommend and also have referrals from.

 

Dr Nathan Hasson (Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Rheumatologist)

http://www.drhasson.co.uk

BMI The Garden Hospital
46-50 Sunny Gardens Road
Hendon
London
NW4 1RX
07933 080 775.

 

Dr. Nathan Hasson has worked as a Consultant in General Paediatrics at Ealing Hospital, before moving to Great Ormond Street Hospital in Paediatric Rheumatology.

 

He specialises in all types of paediatric conditions as well as all aspects of paediatric rheumatology but in particular Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

Mr Justin Coulter (Podiatrist) & Mr Kevin Bruce (Podiatrist)

http://www.firstpodiatry.co.uk/

First Podiatry
Pearl House
746 Finchley Road
London NW11 7TH
0208 458 1763

 

Mr Justin Coulter, BSc(HONS), PGDip(Bio), MChS
Justin Coulter is director of First Podiatry Ltd. He is a highly experienced musculoskeletal podiatrist having worked in private practice since 1997. He specialises in the assessment of foot and movement dysfunction which can lead to a multitude of musculoskeletal pathologies.

 

His special interests lie in orthopaedic conditions of the foot and ankle, Sports  injuries and hypermobility. He has worked with numerous sporting bodies and continues to do so. These include UK Athletics, English Institute of Sport (EIS), England and Middlesex cricket, England Rugby and Saracens Rugby Club. He also offers musculoskeletal podiatry services to The Royal Ballet and The English National Ballet.

 

Mr Kevin Bruce, BSc(HONS), MSc, MChS, SRCh
Kevin qualified as a Podiatrist in 2006 and has always been involved in a musculoskeletal caseload.

 

After completing his MSc in Clinical Podiatric Biomechanics he progressed to roles in the NHS as musculoskeletal lead clinician.

 

Gradually as his skills developed further he took on a greater caseload working in the private sector and as that continued to grow opted to leave the NHS completely due to the offer of a greater service to patients with greater availability and use of technology, time and materials.

 

Despite football being the initial inspiration it is not only football and sports related pathology that his interest lies but also those in the general population whether sporting or otherwise. With a strong believe in that it is all about figuring out the mechanism of an injury related to that tissues stress and the basic principles apply similarly to a professional athlete or a weekend dog walker despite the actual treatments varying.

 

He also enjoys treating those who are suffering gait adaptations which are impacting on their every day lives whether due to a long term condition or recovering from recent acute pathology with the aim of restoring or improving gait functions.

Eva Hadjidemetri & Judith Landhausser (Physiotherapy)

http://www.sutherlandhousenaturalhealthcentre.co.uk/

Sutherland House Natural Health Centre

1a Ashbourne Avenue

Temple Fortune

NW11 0DP

020 8458 7869

Crème (Eva)

32 Crescent West

Hadley Wood

EN4 0EJ

020 8449 2687

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 Eva (Chartered Physiotherapist MSc HCPC MCSP AACP APCP) qualified as a physiotherapist in 1980 from the Medical College of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Warsaw, Poland and gained a Master’s in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation at the Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw. She worked for two years between her studies in the Rehabilitation Centre- STOCER in Warsaw, gaining experience in many fields of physiotherapy. She developed a passion for paediatrics working in the prestigious Institute of Rehabilitation for Children with Chronic Disabilities, Poland.

 

Since moving to the UK in 1986, Eva has attended numerous postgraduate training courses in manual therapy, gaining extensive knowledge of Maitland, Cyriax, McKenzie and neurodynamic methods.

 

She is an active member of the AACP (Acupuncture Association for Chartered Physiotherapists) and uses acupuncture to relieve her patients from pain.

 

She has 27 years of experience in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions from work-related repetitive strains, spinal disorders, post-surgical rehabilitation to postural strains due to muscles imbalances and sports injuries.

 

Eva works within an extensive network of outstanding surgeons, consultants and general practitioners in North West London.

 

She specialises in Hypermobility Syndrome in paediatrics and adolescence and works very closely with Dr Nathan Hasson, renowned Consultant Rheumatologist and his wider team.

 

Eva is very passionate about her work and has developed each of the physiotherapy departments she has been a part of including the departments at The Garden Hospital (1986-2006), The Iryo Centre (1990-2007) and The 999 Medical and Diagnostic Centre (2000-2013).

 

Eva recently co-authored a book entitled BMA Guide to Back Care: Preventing, diagnosing, and treating back and neck conditions which was published in August 2011.

 


 

Judith (HPC MCSP MACPWH Registered and Chartered Physiotherapist) qualified as a Physiotherapist from University Hospital, Homburg/Saar, Germany in 1992 and qualified as an Osteopath (College Sutherland, Ulm, Germany) in 1999. She completed her Post Grad in Women’s Health in 2009 and is now undergoing an Msc (Women’s Health) at University of Bradford. Judith also qualified as a Bowen Therapist in 2004.

 
Besides having worked in the musculoskeletal area of physiotherapy during her professional life she has developed a real interest in Women’s Health issues. She feels strongly and passionately about helping women to make a change within their lives by being able to
improve their bladder and pelvic floor problems. Understanding the problem and being aware of one can do about it is the most important part in achieving a result; Judith will guide you through this.
 
Judith also treats women during and after their pregnancy attending to back and pelvic pains, bladder and pelvic floor problems.
 
Judith has worked in North West London for the last 17 years. First she worked in the Garden Hospital for 15 years and then joined the team at 999 Medical Centre.  She is also running the women’s health physiotherapy clinic in Kings Oak Hospital for the last 5 years.
 
Judith is registered with the Health Professional Council (HPC), the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) and is a member of the Association of chartered Physiotherapists in Women’s Health (ACPWH) and the Acupuncture Association of chartered Physiotherapists (AACP).

 

 

Jill Ferrari (Podiatrist)

http://www.feetmatter.co.uk/

Feet Matter - Biomechanics and Children’s Foot Specialist Clinics
The Podiatry Clinic
Health and Beauty Clinic
David Lloyd Centre
Carterhatch Lane
Enfield
Middlesex
Greater London
EN1 4LF
07759 033 533

 

Jill Ferrari
Jill Ferrari is an HPC (Health Professions Council) registered podiatrist and has been qualified since 1989.

 

Following her training at the London Foot Hospital, she worked for a local NHS trust before becoming a lecturer in undergraduate podiatry in London. She specialise in biomechanics and particularly children’s foot problems and has worked for many years with the Rheumatology team at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street. Her interest in paediatric foot problems developed during her PhD which she completed in 2004.

 

Jill is a contributor to many professional journals and continues to be active in podiatric research as well as presenting at postgraduate conferences.

 

By being involved with student education Jill ensures that she has an up-to-date knowledge of foot problems. Her treatment philosophy is that patients should be made aware of the level of evidence available regarding the best practice for their condition so that they can make an informed decision regarding their treatment.

Mr Ron McCulloch (Podiatric Surgeon) & Ms Nutan Shah (Podiatrist) London Podiatry Centre, Lewisham

http://www.londonpodiatry.com/

The London Podiatry Centre Ltd
3 Courthill Rd
London SE13 6DN
United Kingdom
020 8297 9631

 

Mr Ron McCulloch - Podiatric Surgeon and Centre Director,

Ron McCulloch is the principal Podiatric Surgeon and Director of the London Podiatry Centre. During his many years as a specialist Podiatric Surgeon, he has performed thousands of successful foot operations.

 

Ron McCulloch is Consultant Podiatric Surgeon at London's Homerton University Hospital, the official hospital of the 2012 London Olympics. He worked as a Consultant Podiatrist at the Olympic village during the 2012 Olympics and has extensive experience in sports medicine. He continues to provide podiatric care for several premiership football teams and has consulted for Nike, at their headquarters in Oregon.

 

He continues to lecture extensively both on the national and international circuit and helped to develop podiatry in the Middle East, particularly in relation to the surgical management of the diabetic foot. He is a senior lecturer in ultrasound studies at Bournemouth University Centre for ultrasound studies.

 

The essential relationship between conditions of the foot and abnormalities in gait (walking and running) has led Ron McCulloch to build a state of the art gait laboratory at The London Podiatry Centre. This is one of the most advanced dedicated podiatric gait facilities in the world today and allows for the accurate diagnosis of many types of injury.
Ron McCulloch is a published author on surgical techniques and is one of only two practitioners in Great Britain to offer invasive cryosurgery of the foot.

 

Ms Nutan Shah - Senior Podiatrist,
Nutan Shah has over 20 years of experience as a Podiatrist. A specialist in podiatric sports injuries, biomechanics and diabetic foot care, she is the podiatrist to the England Senior Football team, Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace FC.

 

Ms Shah has worked for the UK's leading medical institutions including London's Guy's and St. Thomas' hospitals and for several years at Northwick Park Hospital. Ms Shah also ran specialist surgeries in Brent North Primary Care group and Harrow PCT.

 

Ms Shah has lectured extensively both at undergraduate and post graduate level having taught on the Podiatry modules for the Sports Science degree at the University of London. She was invited to Nike headquarters in Oregon (with Mr McCulloch) where she participated in brain storming sessions on biomechanics, football injuries and football boot design.

Trevor Prior (Podiatrist & Podiatric Surgeon)

http://premierpodiatry.co.uk/

Premier Podiatry
4th Floor                                                                             
King William House                                                         
2A Eastcheap                                                                    
London                                                                
EC3M 1AA
020 8502 1777

 

Mr Trevor Prior qualified in 1983 and, since that time has worked in both the private and public sectors. He obtained a teaching qualification in 1985 before obtaining a postgraduate degree in Podiatry in 1989. He obtained his Fellowship in Podiatric Surgery in 1993 and in 1994 he established the Podiatric Surgery service in City & Hackney, London, where he is currently a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon at Homerton University Hospital.

 

His particular areas of interest are foot surgery (including minimal incision techniques), sports injuries, biomechanics / gait analysis, orthoses and diabetic foot complications. He lectures both nationally and internationally on these topics. Mr Prior has worked extensively with elite and professional sports men and women in a wide range of disciplines, including football, rugby, cricket, athletics, hockey, badminton and is a director of P2L, a company specialising in bespoke performance footwear. He was an elected member of the council of the Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists and is a previous past Dean of the Faculty of Podiatric Surgery.

 

He is the UK representative on the Vasyli Think Tank, a group of health professionals who specialise in lower limb biomechanics, and is involved in the development of orthoses. Mr Prior is the Director of Premier Podiatry Limited, a clinic specialising in the assessment and management of foot-related conditions using advanced techniques, co-ordinated conservative care and surgical intervention where needed.

Margarita Taglia (Chiropodist & Podiatrist)

http://www.finchleyfootcare.co.uk/

Finchley Foot Care
66 Nether Street
North Finchley
N12 7NG  
0208 445 8528
07788940079

 

State registered chiropodist and podiatrist, Margarita Taglia, has worked with feet for more than a decade. Because of this wide-ranging and varied experience, Margarita can offer advice on all manner of foot problems from basic foot care to more complex foot ailments.

 

Margarita is fully registered with HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) and SCP (Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists) so you can be confident you will receive the very latest advice for any foot problem, no matter how small the treatment. Margarita qualified from University College London, London Foot Hospital, and frequently attends conferences, courses and seminars to keep up with the very latest advancements and developments in the podiatry field, so please ask if you would like updates on any new treatments.

 

Having been in practice for more than 13 years, Margarita has varied experience across both private and NHS sectors, while also specialising in biomechanics. Put simply, if you have any foot-related ailment then give the clinic a call as soon as possible - you will soon be on the road to recovery!