Liz Shaladan is a Chartered Physiotherapist with 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 Centers.
Liz went on to specialise in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, gaining postgraduate experience in acupuncture, manual therapy and soft tissue mobilization techniques.
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.
Liz has developed a passion for Clinical Pilates and uses a lot of movement and neuromuscular techniques in her treatment modalities. Liz runs Clinical Pilates sessions and also specializes in chronic pain, spinal pain, antenatal/post natal and the and treatment of horse riders using neuromuscular retraining and Clinical Pilates techniques.
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 for private hospitals and has set up community services and multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams within neurological rehabilitation.
Liz loves being part of the local community and helps at the local primary school. She also has three very active children to keep her on her toes!
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.
Andrea graduated from the University College of Osteopathy with a Masters degree in Osteopathy (Most) with distinction. She is also a qualified personal trainer and sports masseuse.
Andrea commonly treats complaints such as osteoarthritis, neck, back and shoulder pain, hip and knee pain and other musculoskeletal pain. She has a particular passion for treating persistent pain, understanding and treating the root cause, thus enabling the patient to return to their desired activity, lifestyle or sport.
Andrea is a keen runner having completed 3 marathons and uses this powerful insight in her management and understanding of sporting injuries.
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.
Teaching Pilates with a crystal clear focus on the customer’s vision for themselves, is my core philosophy.
As an award-winning owner of a boutique hotel and Pilates wellness centre, customer care has always been the bedrock to my success.
With a comprehensive training of the Pilates method, (apparatus as well as matwork), and extensive continued education development, my attention to detail is clear in the understanding of the customers body, as well as the customers desires.
Pilates is an essential part of my life, and forms the foundation of my personal workouts.
Whether on the reformer, the chair or mat, I will always find time for a workout, whether it’s a full 1-hour or a quick 10 minutes.
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.
MBBS (hons) BSc (Reproductive health) Imperial College London (2010)
MRCGP Oxford Deanery
Other qualifications - DFSRH, DRCOG, Dermoscopy Diploma.
I started working as a GP at Active Solutions in 2021. I offer steroid injections and private GP appointments. I have been a GP for over 6 years, and I work locally as an NHS salaried GP at Magnolia House Surgery.
I enjoy the diversity and continuity that general practice offers and enjoy building relationships with patients.
I specialise in dermatoscopy, steroid injections and minor operations. I also have a keen interest in dermatology, women’s health, and mental health issues.
I live locally and I have 2 small children who keep me on my toes when I am not at work!
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’