About Us2018-11-16T08:52:00+00:00

Welcome to JK Physio

JK Physio was set up by Jo Kingston in 1996 after a successful and extensive career within the NHS and with Elite sport.

Her wealth of experience, drive to offer answers, desire for successful treatment of pain and injury and always wanting to help people remain active, have been her overriding goals.

She strives to have a team of similarly skilled, compassionate and professional Physios who will work with you to understand and help you recover from injury or manage your pain, as best you can.

The team work closely with GP’s and Consultants to help drive the process of referral and investigation as necessary, and can advise accordingly. The team also have a strong belief in the benefits of ‘hands on’ Physio and the success gained when combined with the correct advice, exercise programme and investigations.

We can also offer in house Acupuncture, Pilates, Sports Massage, Podiatry and Diagnostic Ultrasound and Injection therapy.

Looking after your Physiotherapy needs for over 21 years

Why Choose Us?

Since JK Physio was established over 21 years ago, the practice has continued to develop and grow and is one of the most well established, recognised and favoured in the area.

Jo and her team strive to develop a personally tailored Physiotherapy service offering you the care your body deserves. Their belief is that recovery from injury or management of pain depends on a successful relationship between Physiotherapist and patient.

  • Your problem is our problem

  • No lengthy wait for an appointment – same day sometimes available

  • All investigations undertaken on-site at the clinic

  • Multiple treatment options, such as Manipulation, Acupuncture, Pilates, Sports Massage, Exercise prescription and Electrotherapy

  • No referral from a Doctor required

  • Fully recognised by Private Health Insurance Companies

Our Physiotherapists

• DipInjTh DipAPPhysSport DipAdvOrthMed
• Trained in Manipulation (Membership Society of Orthopaedic Medicine)
• Diploma in Injection Therapy
• AACP Membership (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists)

Jo Kingston
Practice Principal & Director

Jo first qualified as a Physiotherapist at Kings College, London over 20 years ago. Having gained many years hospital based experience, she decided to set up her private practice in 1996. Jo has a special interest in the treatment and management of back pain and has continued to add to her skill-set by undertaking an MSc in Orthopaedic Medicine as well as Post-graduate Sports Medicine qualifications.

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• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• AACP Membership (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists)
• Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) qualified

Sonia Ahmed
Chartered Physiotherapist

Sonia graduated in 2009 as a Chartered Physiotherapist from St Georges University Hospital in Tooting. She has since qualified in Acupuncture and has gained membership to the AACP (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists). She has also qualified in Pilates with the highly regarded Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI).

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• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• Trained in acupuncture, sports massage, BAHTs hand therapy

Charmaine Lee
Chartered Physiotherapist

Originally from Australia, Charmaine is fully qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist and has a keen interest in hand and elbow (BAHT) and neck along with connections to headaches, and migraines.

Since working at JK Physio she has worked alongside the Podiatrists located in the same clinic and which has also led to her developing an interest in the foot.

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• Specialist training in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of dizziness
• Member of the ACPIVR (Assoc. of Physiotherapists with an interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation)

Nick Hill

Nick qualified from University of Coventry with a 1st class honours degree in Physiotherapy in 2012 and has a Master’s Degree from University of Brighton.

Nick has specialist training in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of dizziness and is a member of the ACPIVR (Assoc. of Physiotherapists with an interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation).

He spent 3 years working at Crystal Palace Football Academy as he has a special interest in football related injuries.

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• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• Keen interest in assessment and management of the knee

Mikesh Patel
Chartered Physiotherapist

Mikesh has gained broad clinical experience with patients varying from persistent pain to end stage rehabilitation and has also established a keen interest in assessment and management of the knee, particularly sports related knee injuries.

He has a personal interest in sports, specifically football and rugby and constructs sports specific rehabilitation programmes that yielded positive results, for example successfully returning a patient to playing football post ACL reconstruction.

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• Consultant Physiotherapist
• Musculoskeletal Sonographer
• Independent Prescriber

Ramakrishna Rachaputi
Consultant Physiotherapist

Ramakrishna is a highly experienced Consultant Physiotherapist, Musculoskeletal Sonographer and an Independent Prescriber.

He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy from Karnatak University, India in 2001 and gained a Post graduate diploma in Neuro Musculoskeletal Healthcare from Keele University in 2003.

After gaining significant clinical experience in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Orthopaedics and Sports injuries, he went on to train in Injection Therapy and also gained Post-graduate Certification in Musculoskeletal Diagnostic & Interventional Ultrasound.

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• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• Qualified Sports Massage Therapist
• Pilates teacher for 15 years

Lorna Malcolm
Chartered Physiotherapist

Since starting in the fitness industry in 1985, Lorna has been teaching regular weekly classes, including teaching Pilates for last 15 years.
She has trained instructors globally, presented at top national and many international conventions, contributed to magazine and newspaper articles, as well as written 4 fitness books.
She qualified as a physiotherapist in 2008 and a Sports Massage Therapist in 2006.
Lorna combines all her skills and expertise when treating and teaching clients to promote pain-free life long movement.

• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• Masters in Biomechanics

Chris Williams
Chartered Physiotherapist

Chris graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Brighton in 2012. Since then he has worked within both the NHS and private clinic settings gaining experience in treating a range of chronic and acute musculoskeletal injuries.

He enjoys the management of chronic pain patients and the rehabilitation of knee injuries. He also takes a keen interest in functional movement patterns and has recently completed a Masters in Biomechanics.

Additionally, Chris works at Kings College NHS Foundation Trust and Crystal Palace Football Club.

• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• Pilates qualified
• Acupuncture trained

Mary Hunt
Chartered Physiotherapist

Mary graduated from Kings College London with a BSc in Physiotherapy in 2008, where she also won 1st prize Arts and Science award.
Mary is Pilates qualified and Acupuncture trained.

She is a keen swimmer and plays Water Polo. She has also undertaken triathlons. Whilst undertaking her training she also supported the Charlton Athletic Football Academy.

In addition to all her sporting activities, Mary also has 4 young children to look after!

Our Massage Therapists

• Qualified Sports Masseur
• Qualified Deep Tissue Masseur

Francis Perez

Qualified Sports Massage Therapist

Francis is one of our Sports Massage Therapists.

He has worked in the Health and Sports Industry for over 20 years and has vast experience working with sports specific injuries from amateur to professional levels.

• Qualified Sports Masseuse
• Qualified Deep Tissue Masseuse

Gemma Blanchard
Qualified Sports Massage Therapist

Gemma qualified with a BTEC Level 5 Professional Diploma in Clinical Sport and Remedial Massage Therapy in 2016 and is a member of the ISRM. She has extensive experience in post-race massage at local half marathons and 10k events.

She is a highly motivated Sports Massage Therapist and is a keen runner. She regularly runs with a local running club, goes to Yoga and has 2 young children that keep her busy.

• Qualified Sports Masseuse
• Qualified Deep Tissue Masseuse

Eleni Thompson
Qualified Massage Therapist

Gemma qualified with a BTEC Level 6 Professional Diploma in Advanced Massage in 2016. She is a very friendly, skilled and experienced practioner with a wide range of skills. She is also extremely knowledgable on a variety of musculoskeletal aches and pain.

Her aim is to provide the highest standard of care and treatment to each and every individual client, treating them as a unique individual with their own needs and developing treatment plans and packages to meet these needs.


We take great pride in our clinic, and we welcome feedback on the treatment we offer.

I have been visiting the practise for many years and have always received first class treatment. Prompt appointments, courteous reception, but above all, I feel a lot better on leaving , and it lasts.

Thank you for all your help, for your patience and tuition – I know more about bones and muscles than I did before – and massive thanks for the times I’ve left your treatment room in far less pain than I entered it!


I would like to take this opportunity to thank you very much indeed for the progress you have made on my behalf. You have made such a big impact with the acupuncture and a common sense approach and I am really grateful.


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