Liz Shaladan is a Specialist Chartered Physiotherapist and brings huge experience within the National Health Service and within Private Hospitals. Liz initially studied Physiology and Pharmacology and worked in Research, prior to completing a Physiotherapy Degree and Masters of Science at Southampton University.
After graduating, Liz worked in several NHS hospitals in South England within Respiratory rehabilitation, Neurology, Orthopaedic rehabilitation and in Musculoskeletal treatment Centres.
Liz went on to specialise in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy with a keen interest in neurodevelopmental and complex neurological conditions in children and adults.
Liz has worked as a spinal specialist working within teams of orthopaedic consultants and also within biomechanical labs investigating gait dysfunctions associated with back pain and compensatory disorders.
Liz has developed a passion for movement and neuromuscular techniques in her treatment modalities for children and adults. Liz specialises in neurodevelopmental assessment, dyspraxia assessment, development of implicit control in the development of proprioception, supporting co-ordination tasks, chronic pain and spinal pain.
When Liz is not doing this her other passion is developing and setting up new services. Liz has set up Gait Labs, Strength and Conditioning suites, Hydrotherapy services as well as services to aid Dementia patients and those with chronic and neurological pain. Liz also provides consultancy work and has set up community services, multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams within neurological rehabilitation and care home rehabilitation teams to reduce frailty
Pawel Janiszewski is a fully qualified and registered Chartered Physiotherapist. He graduated in Wroclaw, Poland in 2010 with a Masters degree in Physiotherapy.
Initially Pawel worked for various private healthcare clinics gaining valuable clinical experience and enhancing his skill set, allowing him to become a lead physiotherapist. Alongside this Pawel was the Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Massage course lecturer for a renowned Private Medical Massage Academy. This also involved clinical supervision of physiotherapy students.
On moving to the UK, Pawel has been practising privately within a busy London clinic before joining the team at Active Solutions. He has always been interested in the functional physiotherapy of the patients with orthopaedic, neurological and post surgical dysfunctions. He focuses on integrating manual therapy with the most appropriate education and preventative exercise based rehabilitation to get the best possible results for all of his clients.
Jacky is an experienced Chartered Physiotherapist who recently joined us from South Africa, where she ran her own private practice for 13 years specialising in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy. Before that she worked for a dynamic physio practice treating sports injuries, post operative neurosurgery and all kinds of joint and spinal disorders.
Jacky loves finding and unraveling the root causes of where her patient’s problem is originating from. Having had foot and hip surgery herself, she understands her patient’s desperate need to return to optimal health. Her skills include dry needling, taping, myofascial release, spinal and joint mobilisations, biomechanical assessment and correction, massage and functional exercise rehabilitation.
Leanne is a fully qualified and registered Chartered Physiotherapist, graduating from Southampton University in 2007.
On graduation, Leanne worked in the NHS mainly treating musculoskeletal outpatients with further rotations in pelvic health.
After 6 years working in the NHS, Leanne moved on to working in busy private physiotherapy clinics in London, specialising in treating runners and gait assessments.
Leanne then furthered her career working in private hospitals, treating musculoskeletal outpatients as well as post-surgery rehabilitation.
A qualified Iyengar Yoga teacher, Leanne has been practicing yoga for over 7 years.
Leanne has a keen interest in correcting gait and biomechanics, improving strength and flexibility, particularly with lower limb or back problems. Leanne does Acupuncture treatment as well as hands on treatment.
Jenny gained her Physiotherapy degree from the University of East Anglia in 2005. She obtained a wealth of experience in a number of well renowned NHS Hospital and Community Trusts working alongside specialists in musculoskeletal conditions as well as orthopaedics and pain management. In 2014 she moved into the private sector running a gym based clinic, setting up Pilates classes, undertaking a Masters module in Rehabilitation and Exercise as well as treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal, biomechanical and orthopaedic conditions. She enjoys incorporating a variety of manual techniques including acupuncture and taping to compliment a rehabilitative programme allowing patients to make the best recovery. In her spare time she has two young children to keep her busy and is a keen runner.
Maria is a Chartered Physiotherapist who graduated in Campo Grande Brazil in 2004. She gained her experience in healthcare practices before running her own private clinic treating patients with various musculoskeletal disorders. Maria joined Active Solutions team just over a year ago having previously worked for a private clinic in the area. She really enjoys helping people to get back on their feet through a soft tissue release, joints mobilisations, acupuncture and exercise rehabilitation.
Nikki is a fully qualified and registered Chartered Physiotherapist. She graduated from the University of the West of England in 2004.
After graduating Nikki gained a wide range of experience working as a physiotherapist within NHS and Private Hospitals before deciding to specialise in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.
Nikki is a fully accredited and experienced APPI Mat work Pilates Instructor and integrates this speciality within her physiotherapy treatments.
Nikki also has good experience in Orthopaedic Conditions, Sports Injuries and Acupuncture treatment.
Outside of work Nikki has a keen interest in Gymnastics, swimming and enjoys water sports alongside family life.
Nataliia is a fully qualified and HCPC registered Physiotherapist graduated from St George’s University of London.
Having worked as a carer and a Pilates instructor for many years she is passionate about helping people maintain their health and fitness.
After graduation Nataliia worked for the NHS gaining a variety of skills in general and neuro-rehabilitation.
She completed training in sports massage and taping to further enhance her treatment techniques.
Emily graduated from the University of St Mark and St John with a BSc (Hons) Degree in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation and is a fully qualified and registered BASRaT member.
Having worked in various private clinics as well as gyms, Emily has gained valuable experience with musculoskeletal injuries both clinically and through exercise rehabilitation in addition to strength and conditioning through personal training. Having had shoulder surgery herself, she understands the importance for her patients to return to optimal health and fitness.
Outside of work Emily loves to keep busy challenging herself mentally and physically.
The last 15 years of practicing, learning, and teaching Pilates has brought positivity into my life.
With a comprehensive training of the Pilates Method, this repertoire has always been close to my heart, of which I share the knowledge of with my clients on the Mat and the Apparatus.
The collaboration of movement and mind creates a synergy of how Pilates can connect your body and soul in bringing out the energy in us. I love all aspects that the method offers.
From the focus of individuals or duets privately, to the fun flows of small group sessions, and assisting those through rehab programs. It is rewarding seeing those I teach connect deeply with their bodies and observing the progress made.
Everything interconnects and nothing is isolated.
Jane Robertson has been studying Iyengar Yoga since 2004 and is a Level II Certified Iyengar Instructor.
Jane teaches with a clear, succinct style that is easily accessible to students new to yoga, helping them experience how internal awareness improves the balance, strength and flexibility of their bodies, as well as their minds. Her classes are taught to the experience and requirements of the students, with compassion and a sense of humour – but always maximizing the student’s gain from the focus of the class.
Helen Halliday is a Nutritional Therapist with a post graduate diploma in Personal Nutrition obtained from the college of Nutritional Education and Lifestyle Management (affiliated to Middlesex University). She is fully registered with BANT (British Association for Applied Nutrition & Nutritional Therapy) and the CNHC (Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council).
Helen uses the principles of functional medicine to offer a personalised approach to nutritional therapy. This considers the individual person, their history, environment and lifestyle, their genetic and biochemical individuality supported by the use of evidence based scientific research and testing to identify any potential nutritional imbalances, intolerance or toxic burden so that a individual nutrition programme can be formulated.
Helen is passionate about helping people to improve their health and works on a one to one basis with men, women and children who may have a range of conditions or health goals. She has an interest in weight loss, digestive issues, hormonal imbalance, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, food allergy and intolerance, stress, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and skin problems.
Helen is a certified neuro-linguistic programming practitioner and uses these techniques to coach clients to help them achieve the dietary changes they are striving to achieve to support their health goals. She is also in the final year of completing an MSc in Personal Nutrition.
All of Jessica's Acupuncture treatments are based in a relaxed, safe atmosphere with experienced and attentive care.
For over 18 years, Jessica has been a dedicated practitioner of Natural and Integrated Medicine, and a proud member of the British Acupuncture Council.
This Acupuncture treatment is highly specialised in women's hormonal health, focusing on helping patients with:
Jessica earned graduate degrees in integrated medicine in California as well as in the UK.
Soon after she became a nutritional therapist as well, also practising reflexology, tuina and remedial massages. Influences from these adjunct therapies enhance her gentle, classic Acupuncture treatments, and help patients reach the best possible results.
Every visit is designed to be friendly, enjoyable, relaxing and restorative! Each woman and condition is completely unique, and always treated with the utmost care and attention.
Liz Earle is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Pelvic Health who also has interests in musculoskeletal, vestibular physiotherapy and is Vodder level 3 trained in manual lymphatic drainage.
After graduating from Brunel University in 2006, she then worked in the NHS until to Princess Margaret hospital in 2011.
Liz’s interest in pelvic health physiotherapy started while working in the NHS in 2009. She completed her post-graduate women’s health training with the POGP in 2016, and continues to add new skills and treatment options to her repertoire with regular courses. She has extensive experience treating a wide range of uro-gynaecological complaints from stress urinary incontinence, urgency, prolapse, bladder pain syndrome, vaginismus and antenatal and postnatal musculoskeletal problems (including pelvic girdle pain, diastasis). She has also advanced her understanding with an advanced pelvic floor course that will also included information on pessary fitting training. She has also recently undertaken a course in menopause in order to further her expertise into this area also.
Liz has expanded her pelvic health skill set in 2019 by completing recognised POGP courses in bowel dysfunction and men’s health and is now able to take referrals for issues in these areas including faecal incontinence, constipation and male pelvic floor dysfunctions.
Liz is has also undertaken training in APPI Pilates and acupuncture and has been able to apply these skills within all aspects of her physiotherapy practice.
Liz has always lived in the local area and enjoys getting out into the Great Park with her family including her two dogs. She is on the PTA for the Royal School and volunteers as a befriender for Berkshire SANDs.
Laura is a REPS level 3 personal trainer and a keen sportswoman. She is experienced in the management of musculoskeletal injury and rehabilitation as well as developing health and fitness training programmes that are tailored to the specific needs of individual clients.
‘I recognise the importance of developing exercise programmes that provide effective correctional and rehabilitation benefits to aid recovery and to prevent future relapse whilst still keeping the programme fun, challenging and ultimately rewarding for my clients’
Clare is a Level 3 Personal Trainer, with a diploma in exercise referral and sports massage.
With a love of fitness, Clare loves nothing more than helping others to stay fit, healthy and be as active as they can.
'No-one likes to start from the beginning- it's difficult. It takes courage to take that first step, and then it's all about consistency. Changes will come about. You will get stronger and most importantly feel better, not only physically but also mentally.
Rehabilitation is important, prehabilitation is even more important.'