Hillview Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic
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About

ABOUT

Our Physiotherapists

Alison Grose

Alison Grose

Alison trained at the Prince of Wales Hospital in London and has worked at St.Peter’s Chertsey, The Rowley Bristow, Frimley Park (where she met Christina) and Matthews Allen in Guildford.

She most likes to treat spinal problems, sports injuries, musculo skeletal injuries and post-operative spinal rehabilitation. Alison is also trained in Upledger cranio-sacral treatment and enjoys using this gentle but effective form of treatment for many conditions.

In any spare time, she enjoys cooking, dancing, walking, Pilates and likes to travel to interesting, historical places, especially with good food and wine!

Christina Smith

Christina Smith Hillview Physio

Christina has over 35 years experience as a physiotherapist. She trained at the Middlesex hospital in London, and is also a post graduate member of the Society of Orthopaedic medicine. Her special interests are in musculoskeletal injuries, particularly those affecting the neck and shoulders.
Before developing Hillview Physiotherapy, Christina worked in various outpatient settings both in both the NHS and private sectors. She is qualified in acupuncture and uses this, where appropriate, to complement her holistic approach towards physiotherapy.

Married with two grown-up children, she enjoys Pilates, tai chi, tennis and golf in her spare time.

Associate Physiotherapists

Julie Stroscio (nee Moffatt)

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Julie has worked with us for over 13 years and used to head up our Clinic at LA Fitness prior to her daughter Amelia’s birth six years ago. Julie specialises in sports injuries (being a keen gymnast herself) and Cranio Sacral Therapy.

Andrea Coombs

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Andrea graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1996. She has worked in various settings since then, currently combining her work here with working in a private hospital. She is happy treating all musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries with a specialist interest in neck, head and face pain treatment. She is trained in Acupuncture and a fully certified Pilates teacher.

Andrea enjoys training for triathlons, combining swimming, cycling and running with ferrying her daughter around for all her activities.

Andrea Bird

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Andrea trained at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham, having qualified 23 years ago. Andi has worked at St Peters Hospital Chertsey, Woking Community Hospital and West Byfleet Physiotherapy Clinic. Specialising in musculoskeletal outpatients, sports injuries and community physiotherapy, Andi loves the huge variety of problems we see in Clinic and in the community. She believes it keeps her on her toes as does driving her family around to various sporting and social events.

To relax, Andi enjoys cycling and dinghy sailing especially somewhere warm and sunny!

Anne Monk

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Anne qualified from St Mary’s Paddington in 1987 and works both at Hillview and in the NHS. Her specialist areas are treatment of musculoskeletal problems, particularly spinal conditions (backs & necks). She has a lot of experience in the treatment of orthopaedic conditions including those that require conservative management and those that need working up for surgery & post-operative surgery. Anne has a special interest in lower limb rehabilitation eg post fracture, ACL reconstruction, arthroscopy & sports injuries.

Anne has 2 teenage children and as a family, they are all involved in competitive sport.

Andrew Fay

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Andy graduated from Brunel University in 2004 following a change of career from the world of motor vehicle mechanics. He is particularly keen on manual therapy, soft tissue mobilisations and uses acupuncture for pain relief and as an adjunct to treatment.

His interests include cycling, football and is an avid DIY expert. A “Mr Fix-it” who hopes can mend you too!

Helena Cary

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Helena graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2006 and has worked in Wiltshire, London and locally at Nuffield Hospitals in Woking & Guildford. More recently, Helena has worked for the MOD in Pirbright. In her spare time, Helena enjoys tennis, cooking and running and considers her biggest achievement is to have run the London Marathon.

Helena loves to treat foot & ankle pain and help with lower limb biomechanics.

Ben Langton

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Ben trained at the University of Brighton and works both here at Hillview Physiotherapy and also at Ashford & St. Peters Hospital, specialising in orthopaedics. He also previously worked at Western Sussex Hospitals and in private practice at Handsford Sports Injury Clinic. Ben has also worked with elite athletes within the academy at Fulham Football club and also at non-league Bognor Regis Town Football Club.

A keen sportsman, Ben particularly enjoys squash, badminton and golf and loves to treat all sports injuries. Football is a passion too, both playing & coaching 5 & 11 a-side, and Ben has coached a local under 14s side for over 7 years. In his spare time, Ben likes to go to the gym and loves to travel.

Olly Moverley

Olly Moverley Hillview Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic

Olly qualified from Birmingham University with Bsc Hons in 1994. She worked in the NHS London teaching hospitals from 1994-2002, specialising in the musculoskeletal outpatient field whilst obtaining a Post Grad Dip and MACP. From 2002 Olly has worked in both the private sector, in different practices and in the military.

Her areas of expertise include sports injury rehabilitation, specifically knees; hand injuries and neck pain.

Olly’s interests include travel, running, bootcamp and sewing. She has 3 children who keep her busy when she’s not working.

Lauren Betts-Bucke

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Lauren decided to become a physiotherapist after lengthy rehabilitation following a spinal injury. She graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2011 and started her career working in Whipps Cross Hospital in London. She then specialised in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and currently holds a senior position at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals.

Lauren has a sporting background in athletics and weightlifting and has competed in both to a national level. She uses a holistic approach to physiotherapy and has post-graduate training in acupuncture, Pilates and manipulative therapy.

When she is not training she enjoys reading, cooking and is an amateur cake baker!

Lizzie Shakinovsky

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Lizzie trained at the University of Southampton and has worked at St Mary’s Hospital Paddington, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Charing Cross GP service, Wimbledon Physiotherapy Clinic and West Byfleet Physiotherapy Clinic. She completed her Masters degree in advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy at Kings College London and is also qualified in acupuncture.

She has a special interest in pathology of the shoulder and foot as well as ante-natal and post-natal conditions. However she has a wide range of experience in all areas of musculoskeletal physiotherapy.

She has two toddlers so life is full of role-play, jumping in puddles and trying to make vegetables look appealing. However there is still a little time left for her to indulge in cycling, drawing and Pilates.

Lizzie is currently running physiotherapy led exercise classes for mothers and pre-crawling babies on Tuesday mornings at Heather Farm.

Post-natal exercise class

 

Charlotte Salvetti-Langton

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Charlotte completed her Masters degree in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Brighton following her Bachelor of Science degree at Cardiff University. She has worked in physiotherapy rehabilitation departments at Whipton Hospital in Exeter, St Richards Hospital in Chichester, St George’s Hospital in London and Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.

She has gained considerable experience as a senior physiotherapist specialising in neurological physiotherapy. Her specialisation incorporates the treatment of individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries and other neurological conditions such as Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis.

Married with one son, Charlotte is a keen sports woman who enjoys running, netball and skydiving (!)