Advanced Physiotherapy Centres


The Team

Physiotherapy Team

Chris Barber
Director APC Ltd
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapist
MCSP HCPC Registered Physiotherapist

Since graduating from King's College London in 1996 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy, Chris has embarked on a successful career encompassing working in London teaching hospitals, occupational health and private practice. In 1999 Chris established his first private practice in Dulwich and over the years the business has gone from strength to strength. In 2000 Chris was appointed Head Physiotherapist at Blackheath Rugby Club where he has helped the Club achieve their current position in National League 1. Chris has since established private practices within the facilities at Blackheath Rugby and Better Body Shop in Sevenoaks.

Recognising the need for evidenced based effective physiotherapy Chris incorporated Advanced Physiotherapy Centres Ltd in 2005. Chris has developed and refined injury management protocols to ensure consistency of approach and service levels between our practitioners. Chris has also developed injury prevention, screening and rehabilitation protocols for our associate personal trainers at The Better Body Shop ensuring clients are able to exercise safely at optimal levels.

Chris has completed post-graduate qualifications in musculoskeletal acupuncture including the world-renowned Gunn-IMS technique.

Chris enjoys nothing more than helping patients with chronic pain problems where treatment has failed elsewhere. In his spare time Chris enjoys road-cycling running and golf.

Alice Coe
Specialist Neurological Rehabilitation & Elderly Care Physiotherapist MCSP HCPC Registered Physiotherapist

Alice trained at St Thomas' Hospital, London, and qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1988. She has specialised in Neurological Physiotherapy rehabilitation since 1990. She continues to work part time within the NHS as a Specialised Neuro Outpatient Physiotherapist as well as working privately. She is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP), the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists interested in Neurology (ACPIN) and the Association of Reflexologists (AOR). She lives in SE London and is married with an adult family.

Alice is capable of helping patients with the following conditions:

Stroke Parkinson's Disease Multiple Sclerosis Brain Injury Spinal Cord Injury Cerebral Palsy Guillain-Barre Syndrome Peripheral Neuropathies Patients with lack of mobility following surgery or hospital admission Patients with decreased confidence and mobility following falls Patients with balance difficulties

Emma Hunter MSc Physiotherapy
MSc Physiotherapy MACP
Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapist
MCSP HCPC Registered Physiotherapist

Emma graduated from Kings College London in 2004 with an MSc Physiotherapy. Since specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy she has worked as a senior physiotherapist in both the private sector and in one of London's top teaching hospitals. Working as a senior physiotherapist involves advanced treatment of a range of acute and chronic conditions including joint and spinal problems, sport related injuries and post-op orthopaedic and spinal rehabilitation. Emma has undertaken extensive specialist post graduate training in musculo-skeletal physiotherapy including Women's Health Physiotherapy. Emma is accredited by the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women's Health and this allows Emma to treat those who suffer from pregnancy related musculoskeletal problems as well as women suffering bladder and pelvic floor problems. This treatment covers both antenatal and postnatal problems associated with pregnancy and/or childbirth in addition to gynaecological problems such as stress urinary incontinence, overactive bladder and pelvic organ prolapse. Emma is a member of and is accredited by the following professional organisations: Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) Manipulative Association of Physiotherapists (MACP) Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute instructor (APPI) The post-graduate training undertaken by Emma in conjunction with extensive clinical experience results in the provision of a holistic approach to treatment and rehabilitation. Emma also holds the distinction of having research and case studies published in the Clinical Biomechanics Journal and the Acupuncture in Medicine Journal.

Adam Slater
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapist MCSP & HCPC registered Physiotherapist

Adam graduated in 2006 from the University of the West of England with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. He currently works within the NHS as an extended scope practitioner physiotherapist working with clients with acute and chronic conditions. He also has extensive experience in the management of sporting injuries having worked for Torquay Utd FC and Tabard rugby club and consequently has experience working with clients of varying sporting abilities. He is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP).

In his spare time, Adam enjoys keeping fit. He plays football and is a keen runner having completed several marathons.

Bamidele Agorioge
Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist MCSP HCPC Registered Physiotherapist

Dele graduated from Brunel University in 2011 with a BSc (Hons) Degree in Physiotherapy. Since graduating Dele has been working in the field of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy and has experience in both primary care and in semi-professional football clubs. Dele also currently holds the position of Academy Physiotherapist at Blackheath Rugby.

Dele is a qualified Sports Massage Therapist and Pilates trainer and he is also qualified to use acupuncture for pain-relief. Dele is currently undertaking a Master's degree in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University in order to further advance his skills and knowledge base.

In his spare time Dele enjoys playing rugby and is currently training to compete in strong man events.

Administrative Staff

Alison Lessen
Practice administrator

Debbie Pound
Practice administrator

Jo Martell
Operations manager & Credit Control