Meet the team


Highly Specialised Paediatric Physiotherapist and Director of The Children’s Physio

Ruth has over 8 years experience working as a qualified physiotherapist within the NHS and Private sector and has worked with neonates, babies and children across a vast scope of paediatric settings, in schools, communities, homes and hospitals including the prestigious Portland Hospital and the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Effective Results

With an in depth knowledge and understanding of child development and the conditions and injuries specific to childhood, The Children’s Physio treatments are effective and carried out with the full recognition of the improvement these have on the child and family life. Ruth is an advocate for the education and empowerment of children and young people. Promoting physical independence and self confidence in young people is at the heart of her treatment philosophy.

Fully Qualified

Ruth is registered with:

  • Health Professions Council (membership ID PH96990)
  • The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • The Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP)
  • DBS checked to work with children (previously known as CRB)


Administrative assistant & bookings co-ordinator at The Children’s Physio

Sophie has over 10 years experience in customer services and business administration. Her
friendly, professional manner means that no question or request goes unanswered and she
will quickly arrange a booking at your convenience or address any query you may have.


Highly Specilaised Paediatric Physio – Essex and East London

Sarah is a Highly Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist.  She completed her physiotherapy training in 2008 and went on to specialise in Paediatrics in 2010. During her career she has practised in various NHS hospital and community settings across Suffolk, Essex and London, including the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital.  Sarah has vast experience in treating children of all ages in a variety of conditions but has a passion for neurodevelopment in babies as well as neurological conditions.

Sarah is passionate about her work and helping children to be the best they can both physically and mentally, in a fun and friendly way.  She has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is able to build an instant rapport with children and their families.


Senior Paediatric Physio – Central and South West London

Rowen is passionate about working with children of all ages and currently works at Great
Ormond Street Hospital. Her fun and enthusiastic approach means she builds a therapeutic
rapport with ease. Her treatments are effective, professional and always fun!


Specialist Paediatric Physio – Surrey

Krishna is dedicated to working with children of all ages and supporting families to achieve their goals. She has developed her knowledge within the NHS across a variety of areas. She currently works at the children’s trust with experience in rehabilitation and a school environment for children with neurological conditions.


Highly Specialised Paediatric Physio – North Surrey and South East London

Rachel has extensive experience in the treatment of children with neurological disorders.
When she isn’t working hard for The Children’s Physio she works as a Specialist
Physiotherapist at The Children’s Trust Rehabilitation Centre for children with brain injuries.


Highly Specilaised Paediatric Physio – North and North West London

Sophia has over 9 year experience in physiotherapy and specialises in the treatment of
paediatric muscular skeletal issues and childhood injuries.

Nila Lakhani

Consultant Paediatric Physiotherapist – Leicestershire

Nila has over 40 years’ experience in Physiotherapy and has extensive experience
across a vast scope of settings, such as Harley Street, Great Ormond Street and
The Portland Hospital. As a specialist paediatric neuro physiotherapist Nila is trained
in Bobath and Sensori Integration.



Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

“To provide expert care so that your child
grows up to be happy and healthy!“

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