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MEET THE TEAM

WHEN LONDONERS GET TOGETHER...

In 2016 - Nic, Jonny & Mani were working together as senior Physiotherapists in a busy NHS outpatient department in East London.

 

They started LDN PHYSIO with the aim to offer a tailored, quality physiotherapy service to Londoners; and grow as clinicians, as well as business owners.

THE CURRENT LDN TEAM

is a mix of carefully selected people helping us deliver on that same mission.

JONNY SUMNER

SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

& DIRECTOR

 

Jonny is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with over 8 years experience and a wealth of knowledge across a broad range of sporting injuries. 

 

With experience at a Premier League football academy and at the IAAF World Athletic Championships 2017, London, Jonny has treated athletes at the highest level. Jonny’s knowledge doesn’t stop there.

 

He specialises in the treatment and management all musculoskeletal injuries but has a keen interest in injuries of the lower limb and coaching footballers to ultra-marathon runners back to their best. 

 

Jonny will identify your diagnosis, work with you to create a tailor-made rehabilitation program and get you back to your activity as soon and as safely as possible. 

IBBY ABUCAR

SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

 

After graduating from the renowned St George’s (University of London), Ibby has gained extensive experience in both the NHS and private sector. 

She is now a specialist MSK physiotherapist with over 8 years of experience and continues to develop her skills via courses/updates such as Shoulder Rehab and Aquatic Therapy (foundation level). The next stage of her professional development revolves around all things Pelvic Health!

In addition, she is a qualified acupuncturist via the AACP and in particular has a keen interest in fracture rehab having worked in many a busy NHS fracture clinics. She has managed patients ranging from acute sporting injuries to chronic back pain and always adopts a holistic approach to her treatments.

 

Ibby is also fluent in Dutch, Somali and a touch of Hindi.

 

 

NIC COLOMBO

SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

& DIRECTOR

 

Nic is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with over 8 years experience. After graduating with a first class honours Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2012, he then went on to work in a wide variety of clinical settings, ranging from some of the largest NHS trusts in London to professional sports clinics, and has gained extensive experience at assessing and treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.

 

His passion for physiotherapy, particularly sports physiotherapy, stems from a successful swimming career in France his home country where he competed at national level. His special interests include post-operative and return-to-sport rehabilitation, and he particularly enjoys working with swimmers and runners of all levels.

 

He also has a keen interest in physiotherapy in the workplace and has undertook extra training in office health & ergonomics. He has run on-site clinics in companies of all sizes including some of the biggest corporations and enjoys helping businesses improve workplace productivity and well-being.

DESMOND THOMAS

SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Desmond is a Specialist Chartered Physiotherapist with over three years experience working within the NHS and Elite Sport at a London Premier League Football Club academy. He has developed a comprehensive holistic approach using specialist clinic skills to address a multitude of musculoskeletal  dysfunction, common co-morbidities and psychosocial issues that this population faces. He his able to adapt accordingly to his patient population.

 

He has 9 months experience as a Paediatric Physiotherapist for Children with Neurological dysfunction and Developmental delay. He is fortunate enough to work across all age groups from paediatrics to the elderly. This vast and varied caseload has challenged him to be flexible and adaptable in communication, assessment, treatment and clinical reasoning skills. He is able to utilise a multitude of specialist clinic skills including; exercise prescription, taping, manual therapy, soft tissue manipulation, social prescribing, referrals to secondary care and chronic pain management.

 

Desmond’s patients describe him as a caring, attentive and thorough listener who will take time to set realistic and achievable milestones for you to reach your personal goals. Desmond is a registered Health Care Professions Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy..

 

MANI MATHARU

SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

& DIRECTOR

 

Mani is a senior musculoskeletal Physiotherapist working in East London. His work across different NHS trusts and specialities has enabled him to grow his experience in treating patients with varying conditions.

 

His special interests include nutrition, return to sports and calisthenics.

 

Prior to entering the world of physiotherapy, Mani studied Neuroscience where he was passionate about neural plasticity, motor imagery and neurodegenerative disorders. He feels that his extensive research into sleep, stress and motivation play a large part in the rehabilitating patients back to full fitness. 

RUTH MEEHAN

CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER

Ruth has been a leading figure of our online workout series during lockdown and her gruelling routines and unwavering smile have earned her a strong fanbase amongst our LDNers.

 

Ruth is passionate about bringing the best out of everyone in her classes, encouraging you to dig deep and trust your own ability. She makes a mission to push you into your very best to help increase your strength, motivation & energy, not only during her workouts but also in your everyday life.

 

She's made the "strong body starts with a strong mind" motto hers - and it never makes as much sense as when she takes you through her finishers!

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THE LDN DIFFERENCE

TRULY TAILORED INTERVENTION

Our clinicians will go above and beyond to ensure you get the best out of your intervention. With experience as senior clinicians in the NHS, in private clinics, Premiere League clubs and in some of the biggest firms in the City - we're confident with can get you back on track towards achieving your own unique goals as soon as feasible.

INNOVATIVE REHAB EXPERIENCE

Our systems are simple and effective, and our treatments based on the latest evidence. Book, pay, change appointments in 2 secs. Forget stickmen drawings, we'll get you on our exercise app which integrates with your phone, smartwatch and allows communication with your physio when not in clinic.

SUPPORTIVE & LISTENING

We want your experience to be as seamless as possible. Because results only come with commitment, we support you when you leave the clinic too. Stay in touch with your clinician via video, email or messenger; get the answers to your questions as soon as they come up and stay on track in between sessions.

We're covered by most health insurance companies in the UK. We advise that you contact your insurer prior to your initial appointment to assure cover. It is your responsibility to be clear on the terms of agreement that you have in place with your insurer. Get in touch if you have any questions!

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