Physiotherapy at Physiotherapy2fit is located in Medway (Rainham, and Roko Gillingham) and Sittingbourne (Gadby Road).
We specialise in helping recovery from and management of injuries, conditions and disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.
We take a practical approach to your individual situation. Our physiotherapy experts help with an initial one-to-one assessment to understand the nature of the challenge we face together. We follow this with a combination of hands-on physiotherapy treatment and exercise rehabilitation designed to help set, and create focus on, realistic goals.
Typical conditions we help treat:
- Back and neck pain
- Muscle and tendon injuries
- Joint and ligament sprains and strains
- Rehabilitation following fractures and orthopaedic surgery
- Rheumatological conditions
- Nerve pain such as Sciatica
- Incontinence problems
Our physiotherapists work with you so we can help with short term benefit as well as longer term rehabilitation.
Sarah Booker (Director and Chartered Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist)
Sarah is a Chartered Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Rheumatology. She founded Physiotherapy2fit in 2011 with the vision to provide Highly Specialised Physiotherapy tailored to individual needs within a timely manner. Sarah has worked closely with her team to develop the services that are offered at Physiotherapy2fit. She ensures all of the Physiotherapy2Fit team have a strong background of experience equipping them to treat any musculoskeletal problem.
After completing her BSc (hons) in Physiotherapy in 2004 from the University of Hertfordshire Sarah moved North to Derby. She worked in the NHS completing rotations in Paediatrics, Cardiorespiratory, Orthopaedics, Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Neurology before beginning to specialise in Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Rheumatology.
Complementing her NHS service Sarah also worked part time for Derby County Ladies Football Team. Initially she provided treatment for the academy teams, working her way up to Senior Club Physio. This involved providing care for the first team and training club coaches to provide an injury prevention programme. She also performed biomechanic analyses of players’ technique.
As well as working in the NHS Sarah was a volunteer in the Territorial Army for 4 years. Sarah completed her officer training and was promoted to Lieutenant in 212 Field Hospital after 1 year’s service but resigned following the birth of her second daughter and relocating to Kent. Sarah maintained her competency in Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy throughout this time in case of deployment.
On moving to Kent Sarah was employed as a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Rheumatology at Medway Hospital. She continued in this role treating complex outpatients and supporting more junior staff members for 3 years prior to founding Physiotherapy2Fit.
In 2012 Sarah was one of the Physiotherapists for the taekwondo discipline at the London 2012 olympics and appeared on the BBC as the Lead Physio for the Afghanistan Bronze medalist Rohullah Nikpai.
Sarah has maintained a keen interest in Sport Physiotherapy but her skills are diverse. She is trained in Acupuncture, Orthopaedic Physiotherapy, Massage, Manual Therapy and Manipulation, Ergonomic Assessments, Rheumatological Assessments and Treatments, Pilates Assessments and 1:1 Tuition and Paediatric Musculoskeletal Therapy.
Sarah’s main interest in physiotherapy is biomechanics assessments and she works closely with several local running and triathlete clubs providing treatment of injury but also technique and biomechanic assessments.
Sarah is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists http://www.csp.org.uk/ , Physio First http://www.physiofirst.org.uk , the Acupuncture Association for Physiotherapists http://www.aacp.org.uk/ and The Australian Physiotherapist and Pilates Institute http://www.ausphysio.com/ and The British Medical Acupuncture Society www.medical-acupuncture.co.uk.
Sue Hall (Chartered Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist)
Sue is a Chartered Clinicial Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist that qualified from The Middlesex Hospital School of Physiotherapy in 1987. From here she moved to the Birmingham General Hospital where she gained rotational experience in orthopaedics, cardio respiratory, neurology, paediatrics, general surgery and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. During this time she achieved a Senior 1 clinical post in cardio respiratory and intensive care with responsibility for the teaching of junior grades and students. Following this Sue decided to pursue her interest in musculoskeletal conditions gaining extensive experience in sports injuries and orthopaedic outpatients working closely with orthopaedic specialist knee and hand surgeons.
Following her relocation to Kent in 1991 Sue became the Senior 1 clinician for Rheumatology inpatients and outpatients and medical inpatients at St Batholomews’ Hospital, Rochester. She remained in this post for 3 years before returning to her first love of musculoskeletal outpatients.
Sue has also completed post graduate training in Cyriax techniques, McKenzie techniques, Acupuncture and Pilates.
Sue has over 20 years experience in patient management with the assessment and treatment of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. With her vast experience she provides a strong support network for her peers at Physiotherapy2Fit as well as exceptional assessment and treatment techniques for her patients. She is an extremely valued member of the team.
Colin Waldock (Chartered Extended Scope Physiotherapist)
Colin qualified from Kings College Hospital in 1985. He has over 25 years of experience of treating musculoskeletal conditions with the whole variety of physiotherapy approaches including acupuncture, obtaining the precursor to the current MSc the AACP Diploma in 1997.
Keen on stretching himself he studied and obtained an Open University degree in 2004.
Colin has studied and practiced a range of musculoskeletal physiotherapy approaches including manual therapies (Maitlands, Combined Movements and Grade V Manipulation); neuro-orthopaedic examination and treatment; soft tissue treatments including muscle energy techniques and clinical acupressure; exercise management of both acute and chronic soft tissue dysfunction. He is fully versed in a range of electrotherapeutic management options, including the use of electro-acupuncture.
He has experience of advanced Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal examination and is IRMER (interpretation of medical imaging – MRI and X-ray) trained with experience of referring for MRI and X-ray, and interpreting blood test results within the MSK Scope of Practice.
He qualified as a supplementary prescriber in 2006 whilst also training under the auspices of a GP in injection techniques. In 2014 He was successful in obtaining Independent Prescribing status, and has successfully treated patients with both acute and chronic MSK Pain.
Colin obtained his Masters Degree in Research Methods in 2009. He is a member of BMAS, and has run acupuncture training programmes for colleagues.
Colin is currently an Associate Lecturer for the University of Kent’s Medway School of Pharmacy, which is the main local provider for training of non medical prescribing for Nurses, Pharmacists and AHPs, and is involved in clinical skills training.
Colin is on the reviewer team for the Journal of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, and Arthritis Research UK.
Murat Bozdag - Podiatrist
Murat has graduated from University of East London with a degree BSc in Podiatric Medicine and also has completed postgraduate diploma in Principles of Podiatric Surgery (PGDip).
He has years of experience in both NHS and private practice, in his NHS role Murat continuously treats complex pathologies of the feet and the lower limb. He has extensive specialist knowledge and experience in bio-mechanics, diabetic wound care, electros-surgery, and nail surgery as well routine foot care. Murat has also been trained in injection therapies to help treat conditions of the lower limb such as painful plantar fasciitis. Murat was involved in organising a numbers of courses and learning events for other health professional and Podiatrist, especially in the field of bio-mechanics and Diabetic foot. He is a strong believer of Continuous Professional Development to keep up to date with current Podiatric Practice. He is registered with Health and Care Professions Council and a member of The Society of Chiropodist and Podiatrists.
Binal Jain (Physiotherapist)
Joanna Simanarain (Technical Instructor)
Jacky Brown (Physiotherapist)
Jacky qualified as a Physiotherapist from the St. Georges University of London. She had previously studied Sports Rehabilitation & Injury Prevention at Middlesex University.
Prior to becoming a Physiotherapist, Jacky worked as a Sports Massage Therapist and a Pitchside First Aider. She has a keen interest in combining hands on treatment with active rehabilitation programmes, which reflects her skill set.
Jacky also has a passion for sports and sporting injuries and enjoys playing and watching live sports in her spare time.
Chris Cork (Physiotherapist)
Chris is a chartered specialist Physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Brighton in 2013 with a BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy degree. Since graduating Chris quickly chose to specialise in musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, and has gained experience working in a variety of settings including NHS clinics, Private hospitals and GP practices. Chris has also gained vast experience within Orthopaedics, working with post operative patients both within a ward setting and also for outpatient rehabilitation. Chris has completed post graduate training in Pilates, Shockwave therapy and Low Back pain rehabilitation. Outside of work Chris enjoys both watching and playing football, and spending time with family and friends.
Ashley is a Sports Massage Therapist by trade but has done further courses in Deep Tissue, Muscle Energy and Lymphatic Drainage techniques. He qualified in 2016 and has worked in a variety of environments, ranging from pitch-side, to marathons to specialist sports injury clinics. He has also worked as an Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Assistant since 2014 within both ward and outpatient-based settings. Ashley has spent the last 4 years training at the European School of Osteopathy and is due to qualify in July 2021 as an osteopath.
Ashley is a keen sportsman particularly Hockey and Cricket which he continues to play and therefore empathises and understands the importance of good muscular health not just in sport but in all activities.
Caitlin True (Finance Assistant)
Caitlin joined us in July 2016 as a full-time apprentice, in 2017 Caitlin successfully completed her Level 2 Business and Administration NVQ, her current role is now our Finance Assistant.
Caitlin has extensive knowledge across the whole of the admin team.
Before joining us, Caitlin left secondary school in June 2015 and then went on to successfully study a one year course on Business at Mid Kent College.
Paige King (Receptionist)
Paige joined our Admin Team at P2F in August 2018.
Paige was studying for a Business Diploma Qualification and completed this in December 2019.
Her main job roles are dealing with insurance patients and general reception duties.