27 Haven Lane, Ealing, W5 2HZ
Tel: 0208 997 1555
Who we are
Taryn Schutz BSc (Physio) MCSP
Taryn is a South African trained physiotherapist and came over here to brave the cold and gain the invaluable experience of working in a different country. She worked in a private hospital and outpatient setting back home in South Africa and saw a wide range of patients from musculoskeletal conditions to post operative rehabilitation after spinal or limb surgery. She is confident assisting patients back to best health with her manual and exercise therapy, muscle activation techniques, dry needling and excellent ‘hands on’ skills. She places a strong emphasis on the fact that a patient plays a big role in their recovery and there needs to be a solid therapist/patient team relationship. She has a special interest in neurological conditions and rehabilitation and can capably treat respiratory conditions.
Bradley Scanes MSc BSc (Hons) MCSP MHPC MACPSEM MAACP
Brad initially gained a degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Loughborough University before following his interest in injury and rehabilitation and completing a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy. From here he completed his junior rotations at a large acute hospital working across intensive care, stroke and neurology and trauma and elective surgeries such as hip and knee surgery. However his passion lies with musculoskeletal physiotherapy and he soon moved into a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapy service where he became a Clinical Lead Physio, providing assessment and treatment for NHS patients. This passion took him to a role of Head of Medical for Southend Football Club’s academy and first team physio. His main role now in elite sport alongside his clinic work, is as a physiotherapist for Basketball England, preparing for and travelling to international tournaments. This role enables him to stay up-to-date and abreast of current rehabilitation in professional sport, treating all clients as a world class athletes. Brad is also qualified in sports massage, acupuncture and kinesio-taping and has developed a wide range of experiences from the NHS and working privately, in treating a mixture of age groups from those wanting to improve their walking to those looking to return to the highest level of sport. In his spare time Brad plays football, enjoys the gym and running; having completed the London Marathon, and has competed to national level in basketball. He teaches post graduate physiotherapy students and is currently studying for a second Master’s degree in advanced physiotherapy. He has featured on many podcasts and regularly writes for blogs and newsletters. You may catch him debating physiotherapy’s hot topics on twitter.
Sachka Nenkova MSc (Phy) BSc (Phy) MCSP
Sachka is a physiotherapy masters degree graduate of the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (2004). She also has a bachelor degree in physiotherapy from the National Sport Academy, Sofia (1996) and a graduate diploma in medical rehabilitation.
Upon graduation she worked at specialized hospital for diabetes and endocrinology in Sofia, Bulgaria where she was taking a leading role in the management of painful diabetic neuropathy. She subsequently worked for more than 10 years in South Africa as a senior physiotherapist in private and National Health Service hospitals. Sachka gained an excellent experience in treatment and management of a wide range of musculoskeletal, pulmonary, pre and post surgical, and neurological conditions in adults and children. She was also a clinical educator for St. George’s Hospital, London. She has undertaken numerous post graduate courses in neurodynamics, Pilates and acupuncture to enhance her knowledge. Recently she expanded her skills in vestibular rehabilitation assisting the recovery of people with balance disorders. Sachka is passionate about using the best evidence-based ‘hands on’ skills to help you.
Vicky Carey BSc (Physio) BSc (PSY) MCS
Vicky entered the area of clinical rehabilitation in 1991 as part of a multi-disciplinary team having obtained a BSc (Hons) in Psychology. In the team, Vicky found herself being drawn to physiotherapy, which resulted in her undertaking further study and adding a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy to her qualifications in 1996. On graduation, Vicky worked at Kings College Hospital and gained a broad experience in all areas of physiotherapy before specializing in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy. She subsequently worked as a Senior 1 clinician in Kensington and Chelsea and in Westminster. Vicky has a wide experience of neuromusculoskeletal conditions and has undertaken numerous specialist professional development courses to further enhance her skills. She has also set up and managed Clinical Pilates classes. Vicky looks forward to using her considerable experience to treat you.
Stewart Ramsay MSc PGdip (Manip Ther) MMACP MCSP
Qualified in 2001 from Glasgow Caledonian University with a MSc in Rehabilitation Science. Stewart started out as a Sports Scientist after gaining a first in Sports Science from the University of Wales, Bangor but knew shortly into this course that it was manual therapy (mobilisation and manipulation) and rehabilitation that interested him. Stewart has gone on to study Manipulative Physiotherapy at the University of Brighton and gained a post graduate diploma (PGdip) in Manipulative Physiotherapy, qualifying him as a full member of the prestigious Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP). He has subsequently acted as a clinical tutor to several Physiotherapists from various higher education institutions. Stewart also practices Acupuncture, qualifying in 2002 as well as Pilates. His experience spans 14 years now, working as a Senior I Clinician in the NHS, a Sports Physiotherapist for Rugby and Football Clubs and private practices within London and Hertfordshire. You can be sure that you are in experienced and safe hands.
Greg Bagley MSc (Physio) BExSci MCSP MACPSM MAACP
Greg is an Australian-trained physio who has a Master of Physiotherapy after completing an undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology on Queensland's Gold Coast. Since graduating in 2001, Greg has worked extensively in sports, orthopaedics and private practice in Australia, Germany, Scotland and England, where he has treated international sports people, members of the British Armed Services, and the complete array of neuromusculoskeletal conditions from work-related injuries to overdoing it in the garden. Greg has done post-graduate training in pilates and acupuncture, and is also a member of the Association of Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine. While using the latest evidence-based practice, Greg is still very much a student of the 'hands on' approach, and looks forward to resolving your pain as fast as possible