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Who we are

Taryn Schutz BSc (Physio) MCSP

Taryn Schutz BSc (Physio) MCSP

Taryn, a strong advocate of exercise for promoting both mental and physical health, believes that a strong patient/therapist relationship is key to recovery. She’s passionate about assisting patients back to good health with her blend of manual therapy, exercise therapy, dry needling…and a kind heart.

Practicing what she preaches, Taryn is a keen gym-goer, plays squash regularly, runs and does bikram yoga. She began her career in South Africa, in mainly private practices and hospitals, and made the move to the UK around five years ago.

Taryn enjoys treating all musculoskeletal conditions but does have a particular interest in ankles due to her own personal experiences. She combines a deep understanding of pain science, and a holistic view of the patient’s health, to continually achieve great results.

Sachka Nenkova MSc (Phy) BSc (Phy) MCSP

Sachka Nenkova MSc (Phy) BSc (Phy) MCSP

With a physiotherapy Master’s degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and a Bachelor’s degree from the National Sport Academy, Sofia, Sachka also has a graduate diploma in medical rehabilitation. Continuing to expand her knowledge even further, Sachka has completed a number of post-graduate courses in neurodynamics, Pilates and acupuncture. She’s recently been increasing her experience in vestibular rehabilitation too, through assisting patients in their recovery from balance disorders.

Sachka began her career working at a specialised diabetes and endocrinology hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria, undertaking a leading role in the management of painful diabetic neuropathy. She then worked for more than ten years in South Africa, as a senior physiotherapist in both private and National Health Service hospitals. She’s also worked as a clinical educator for St George’s hospital, London.

Sachka has outstanding experience in the treatment and management of a wide range of musculoskeletal, pulmonary, pre and post-surgical, and neurological conditions, in both adults and children.

Sachka is passionate about using the best evidence-based ‘hands on’ skills to help you to recover as quickly as possible.

Kirshnee Pillay MCSP

Kirshnee Pillay MCSP

Training and qualifying as a physiotherapist in South Africa in 2005, Kirshnee worked in the country’s community, and later private practice, before moving to the UK in 2008.

Since then she’s gained extensive experience in working in both private and NHS out-patient settings, successfully treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Kirshnee has also completed a range of post-graduate training courses in manual therapy as well as acupuncture, dry needling and Pilates.

Promoting an active lifestyle for maintaining health and preventing injury, Kirshnee enjoys running, yoga and strength training. She works with patients through taking a holistic approach to treatment, using both ‘hands on’ therapy and exercise prescription, and looks forward to working with you on your road to recovery.

Stewart Ramsay MSc PGdip (Manip Ther) MMACP MCSP

Stewart Ramsay MSc PGdip (Manip Ther) MMACP MCSP

Stewart, a full member of the prestigious Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP), started out as a Sports Scientist after gaining a first in Sports Science from the University of Wales. Then, in 2001, he gained a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Science from Glasgow Caledonian University. It was whilst studying for his Master’s that Stewart realised his passion for manual therapy (mobilisation and manipulation), so went on to study at the University of Brighton, where he completed a PGdip (post-graduate diploma) in Manipulative Physiotherapy.

Now one of the founders of W5Physio, Stewart is passionate about providing a friendly, family-feel clinic that delivers the highest quality physiotherapy services. He brings with him a wealth of experience from working within private practices, as a higher education physio tutor, as a senior clinician in the NHS, and as a physio for a number of rugby and football clubs.

Stewart also practices acupuncture and Pilates. With a wide array of knowledge and 15 years’ experience, you can be sure you’re in safe hands.

Greg Bagley MSc (Physio) BExSci MCSP MACPSM MAACP

Greg Bagley MSc (Physio) BExSci MCSP MACPSM MAACP

With a Master's of Physiotherapy degree, Greg first completed his undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology on the Gold Coast of Australia. Since graduating in 2001, he’s worked extensively in sports, orthopaedics and private practice in Australia, Germany and the UK, treating the full array of neuromusculoskeletal conditions. He’s worked with a wide variety of patients; from international sports people, to members of the British Armed Services; and on anything from work-related injuries, to those who have overdone it in the garden!

2014 saw Greg as the lead physio for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games triathlon and he also worked with Team GB at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

A member of the Association of Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine, Greg is also trained in Pilates and acupuncture. He’s a firm believer of the ‘hands on’ approach and looks forward to quickly resolving your pain.

Kate Jupe MSc (Physio), MSc (Neuro-Musculoskeletal), MACP

Kate Jupe MSc (Physio), MSc (Neuro-Musculoskeletal), MACP

With over 20 years of clinical experience Kate enjoys treating a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries. Kate specialises in spinal, shoulder, hip, lower limb biomechanics, including foot and ankle disorders. She also has an interest in rheumatology.

Kate uses a combination of manual therapy skills, physiotherapy exercise rehab, and Pilates to provide physiotherapy in a supportive, encouraging environment.

Kate graduated in 1995 with a BSc Hons in Physiotherapy, following a few years of working as a physiotherapist; she undertook further study, gaining an MSc in Neuro-Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2001. She is a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP), and of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

She has had many years’ experience working in the NHS in London teaching hospitals, GP surgeries and as a community physio. Kate has also had over 12 years’ experience in private practice. She is an accredited APPI Pilates instructor, for mat work, small equipment, ante and post-natal Pilates.

She enjoys cycling, gym classes, Pilates, playing the piano and gardening.

Themis Marinos BSc Hons (Physio), MSc (Exercise Rehab)

Themis Marinos BSc Hons (Physio), MSc (Exercise Rehab)

Themis, originally from Greece, is a senior physiotherapist specialising in musculoskeletal and sports injuries rehabilitation. Themis graduated from the Alexandrian Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki in Greece with a BSc (Hons) degree in 2013. He started his career working as Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist at Hellenic General Airforce Hospital in Athens for 2 years providing treatment to a wide range of patients, world champion athletes and Hellenic soldiers.

In 2016, Themis completed an MSc in Exercise Rehabilitation at the University of Bangor, Wales. Since 2017, Themis has worked as a senior MSK Physiotherapist in Greater London clinics and a private hospital.

Themis looks at the patient holistically to find the root of the problem and aims to restore function as well as reduce the risk of the injury recurring.

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