Charlie Holt BSc (Hons) MCSP AACP Medco Accredited
Clinical Director, Cycling and Running Injury Specialist
Diagnostic Ultrasound Scanner
Specialist Interests: Achilles Tendinopathies, Runners knee, Iliotibial Band (ITB) Syndrome
Charlie set up Physio Active Healthcare in 2015 which now has 8 clinics across Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Prior to this he worked at Chelsea, Arsenal and Southend United Football Clubs where he worked with the first team and was Head Academy Physio. Here he gained valuable experience and skills in how best to help athletes return safely and quickly to sport following injury.
Charlie qualified with a first class Honours degree from The University of East London and volunteered at the 2012 London Olympics. He’s also worked with Eaton Manor Rugby Club and with a 2017 Worlds Strongest Man Finalist.
Being a keen sportsman himself, Charlie has specialised in sports injuries with a particular interest in cycling and running related injuries. He’s a professional bike fitter and combines his clinical and bike fitting skills to bring a unique approach to providing the most comfortable and performance focused fit on a bike for those with pains when cycling.
Charlie visits each clinic performing diagnostic ultrasound scans to ensure our clients have the correct diagnosis to receive the most effectively treatment, dramatically improving our clients rate of recovery from injury. He is trained to use extracorporeal shockwave therapy and combines the two machines to enhance the effectiveness of the treatment.
Of approximately 70,000 physios in the UK, Charlie is 1 of only 104 that are MedCo Accredited!
Charlie has played football at semi professional level, has a black belt in Karate, has completed ultra-marathons and is now training for Ironman Wales 2022.
Hannah Johnson BSc (Hons) MCSP AACP
Lead Physio at Meldreth
Hannah qualified from the University of East London in 2013 with a First Class Honours Degree in Physiotherapy. She has since completed further courses and is Physio Active’s MS Specialist.
She has extensive experience in rehabilitation particularly with long term conditions, neurology and orthopaedics, and is also qualified in acupuncture.
Hannah is very approachable and understanding, and her personal interests include yoga, meditation and the outdoors.
Daniel Bentley BSc (Hons) MSc MCSP
Specialist Interests: Shoulder injuries, return to sport rehabilitation
Dan graduated from the University of Nottingham with a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy before completing a masters degree in Sports and Exercise Medicine. During his masters degree he completed extensive research into the most effective treatment of shoulder injuries.
Dan gained valuable experience and insight working at Norwich City Football Club, where he continues to be involved in the treatment of players. Working in elite sport, Dan knows the importance of keeping people active while injured to maintain fitness. He carries over these skills into private practice and is passionate about keeping his clients as active as much as possible while injured.
Through his work with elite sportsman he has developed extensive skill in strength training and load management, utilizing the gym areas at our Babraham and Meldreth clinics to provide return to sport rehabilitation.
Dan is trained to use extracorporeal shockwave therapy and uses a variety of manual therapy techniques.
His aim is to combine hands on therapy with education, functional rehabilitation and activity/sport specific tailored programmes to return you to whatever level of function, exercise or sport you desire.
Outside of work, Dan keeps himself fit playing football and martial arts.
William Doyle BSc, MSc, MCSP
Physiotherapist, S&C Coach, Cycling and Running Injury Specialist
Specialist Interests: Sports injuries including return to play, hamstring injuries and lower back pack
Will has completed a 4 year Physiotherapy Bachelor’s degree in Eindhoven, the Netherlands and became fully qualified in 2019. Will has since gained valuable experience working in multiple private physiotherapy clinics and developing his diagnostic and rehabilitation skills. He continually aims to learn new skills and has most recently trained to provide extracorporeal shockwave therapy.
Like Charlie, Will is also a professional bike fitter and is able to utilize his clinical and bike fitting expertise to bring a unique approach to providing the most comfortable and performance focused fit on a bike for those with pains when cycling.
In 2021 Will completed a Masters degree in Strength and Conditioning for Elite Athletes. Since completing the degree Will has rehabilitated and facilitated performance improvements in multiple high level athletes in sports including golf, track and field, mixed martial arts, and many more.
Will has competed internationally as a road cyclist in Belgium, USA and Luxembourg. He has also completed multiple triathlons and running competitions. Will is now a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and competes in local competitions.
Vladimir Senciuc BSc (Hons) MSc MCSP
Chartered Physiotherapist and Acupuncturist
Specialist interests: All knee and shoulder injuries, work based back and neck pain
Vladimir graduated in 2014 from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy. He has a particular interest in Sport and Exercise Medicine and Rehabilitation.
He enjoys a hands on approach to treatment using a wide range of techniques such as soft tissue massage, manual therapy, acupuncture and cognitive behavioural therapy. Vladimir takes pride in isolating the causative factor, treating the individual as a collective and taking into consideration the individuals’ goals and expectations. Vladimir will work with you to treat, rehab, and educate you on your injury, and provide preventative measures to keep you out of pain and moving.
Vladimir enjoys treating sports-based knee and shoulder injuries and helping you get back to the sport you love as quickly as possible. Working inside an office building (Waltham Abbey clinic) Vladimir has had a lot of experience with treating postural and desk-based issues such as neck and lower back pain. Vladimir’s experience in treating desk-based issues has proved vital throughout the current pandemic.
Vladimir has trained in the use of shockwave therapy and now plans to train in diagnostic ultrasound scanning.
Outside of work Vladimir enjoys football and works for a Greek side on the weekends.
Practice Manager for Physio Active Healthcare
Sharon is a vital member of the team. She’s the friendly voice on the phone and works tirelessly behind the scenes to keep the clinic running smoothly.
She manages the daily operational running the company as well as keeping the practitioners in check.
The clinic gets great feedback due to her hard-working attitude and patient-centred approach.
Her main duties also include answering the phone, booking clients in for their appointments and dealing with enquires from clients and insurance companies.
Louise manages all the financing administration, from invoicing insurance companies to making sure everyone gets paid for their hard work!
Record keeping in healthcare is of huge importance, so Louise ensures every clients treatment notes and reports are kept to the high standards we expect from our Physios at Physio Active Healthcare.
She makes sure referral letters get sent, chases up scan results and follows up with discharged clients to see how they’re getting on.
Louise also helps take incoming phone calls. Quite often our phone lines are too busy for 1 person, so Louise assists Sharon in answering as many calls as possible.
Louise keeps a record of client feedback which helps us all to know what we’re doing well, and where we can improve, so we can be sure we’re providing the best service possible to our much deserving clients!
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