Meet the Team
Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Central Health Physiotherapy since 2010,
. She spent ten years working directly alongside London’s leading orthopaedic shoulder consultants as an extended scope practitioner at Imperial NHS Trust. Sharon developed experience in the recognition and management of complex upper limb conditions, including the persistently painful shoulder, shoulder instability, the stiff shoulder, post-traumatic elbow pain and stiffness, and chronic tennis elbow.
Alongside Sharon’s current work in private practice she maintains teaching and research commitments. Sharon spent five years working in a pain clinic in a musculoskeletal role as part of a multidisciplinary team and she also has extensive experience working in the field of sports.
Graduate Diploma Physiotherapy 1988
Postgraduate musculoskeletal membership exams for the MMACP 1993
Sharon was awarded the British Elbow and Shoulder Society travelling Fellowship in 2012.
Sharon has a keen interest in politics and sports.
Retha Welding, MCSP BMAS
Physio in private practice, SE1Physio since 2012
Based at London Bridge
Retha Welding is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist, who has worked in private practice for 12 years. She has a special interest in rehabilitation, clinical pilates and sports injuries.
Special Interests include Musculoskeletal conditions, rehabilitation using clinical pilates and conditioning to aid return to sport or optimal functioning. Treatment include the Integrated System Approach, which looks holistically at the driver of dysfunction and how to correct this, and also dry needling.
Retha worked in Neuro rehab initially after qualifying, as well hospitals and step down facilities. After relocating to the UK in 2004, she worked in private practice which involved musculoskeletal treatments, rehab and ergonomics in gyms, surgeries and the corporate sector. As part of a multidisciplinary team, that includes consultants, surgeons, radiographers to personal trainers, she gained experience in pre and post surgery rehab, sports injuries and correction of biomechanics. She developed an interest in gait analysis and worked closely with a podiatrist for many years.
B.Sc Physiotherapy 1999 at the University of the Free State in South Africa
Orthopaedic Manipulation Therapy 1 in 2001
Dry Needling 2001
Integrated System Approach 2009
Clinical Pilates 2004
Retha enjoys adventure sports, running, motor biking and reading
Fleur Borrelli, Dip cPNI, BSc Nut Med
Fleur is a Nutritional Therapist and a Psycho-neuro-immunology Clinician. She provides Nutritional Therapy from a clinical psycho-neuro-immunology perspective. She views her approach as part preventative part regenerative medicine. It is based on the latest developments in the fields of psychology, neurology and immunology underpinned by nutritional medicine.
Fleur is very involved in weight management and the restoration of optimal health by providing the right environmental conditions that we are genetically designed for. To this end, she has co-written ‘The In-Sync Diet’ with the actress Glynis Barber.
She has also done a lot of work in the field of autoimmune disease, fibromyalgia and gluten intolerance. She recognizes that food contains thousands of healing plant chemicals that can make the difference between health and disease.
Her strong emphasis is on an anti-inflammatory approach and the regulation of blood sugar levels. She believes this will help to stem the tide of chronic lifestyle related illnesses such as chronic fatigue, depression, type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease and neurodegeneration.
Fleur sees clients
at The Pain Exchange.
Ros Yates, Artist
Ros has been painting and drawing for as long as she can remember. She studied Botany and then Theology, but always kept on painting in her free time, using art in whatever jobs she's done. She's helped design wildlife gardens for schools, run creative art and drama workshops to explore world development issues, and is now a Church of England minister, self-taught artist, and mother of four teenage children. She uses art and crafts in work-shops with adults and children in churches, schools and her own home and garden. The natural world is a constant source of inspiration for her water-colours and ink pen drawings, including botanical illustration, having done a course at Kew Gardens. Ros is also involved in the Ealing Art Group and help the local community 'W3 Gallery' in Acton High Street.
Chantelle Adams, Admin Support
Following a corporate career, Chantelle now works part time for the Pain Exchange whilst pursuing her Masters degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy at Metanoia Institute.
She is a mother of two, who loves to run and bake with her children.