Meet our staff

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Prabhu Samuel

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.PT.), CMCH, India, 2002.

M.Sc. PT. University of East London, 2008.

 

Prabhu is a highly experienced chartered physiotherapy consultant registered with the Health Professions Council. In over 10 years of professional practice, he has gained expertise in various specialities of physiotherapy, particularly neuro-musculoskeletal conditions, gait and biomechanical analysis, vestibular rehabilitation as well as positional vertigo.

Prabhu earned his Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy in 2002 from the Christian Medical College & Hospital (CMCH), an internationally renowned 2000+ bedded multi-speciality mission hospital and research institution in India. During his stint there, he was a rotational resident intern in the eight speciality units of physiotherapy involving orthopaedics & musculo-skeletal, neurology, exercise therapy, electrotherapy, spinal rehab units and various ICU units.

Following that, Prabhu went on to lend his professional skills and ingenuity to the 150-bedded Salvation Army Mission Hospital in Ahmednagar, India where in 2003, he started a new physiotherapy department. During this time, he was in charge of both clinical practice and administration, covering in-patient, Outpatient and ICU services.

In 2005, Prabhu travelled to Bahrain where he worked as a sports physiotherapist for a national league sports club in Manama for 2 years, specialising in various sports injury rehabilitation. Following this, he completed a Masters degree in Physiotherapy with Merit from the University of East London, UK during which he conducted research studies in 3D motion (gait/movement) analysis. Since then, he has engaged in private practice, managing musculo-skeletal and orthopaedic conditions including sports injuries, spinal rehab, gait analysis, orthotic therapy, exercise therapy and electrotherapy.

Prabhu strongly believes in client health education, preventive health care, and a holistic, hands-on therapeutic approach with the utilization of electrotherapy modalities as and when necessary to alleviate pain, and to promote health and function.

 

 

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Amar Gandavadi

B.P.T., 2000.

M.Sc. Health Sciences (Physiotherapy), 2003.

P.G. Dip. Advanced Practice (Specialist Manipulative Physiotherapy, 2004.

Ph.D. Health Sciences (Physiotherapy), 2008

 

Amar is a highly experienced chartered physiotherapist who has practiced within various specialities in this field. He is registered with the Health and Care Profession Council and specialises in neuro-musculoskeletal disorders.

Following graduation from the Dr. MGR Medical University at Chennai, India, he worked as a clinical physiotherapist for two years in India. Additionally, he started his own private practice, where he dealt extensively with musculoskeletal disorders. He came to the UK in 2002 and completed an M.Sc. in Health Sciences for Physiotherapy at the University of Birmingham, going on to do a PG Dip in Specialist Manipulative Physiotherapy from there as well.

Following that, Amar did a Ph.D. to investigate working postures in dental practitioners and dental students in 2008. He went on to work as a guest lecturer at the School of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy at the University of Birmingham. Along with his role at ProActive Clinic, Amar also works for the NHS as a physiotherapist.

 

 

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Lorenzo Talianu

Lorenzo is an experienced massage therapist with a background in Physical Education, Sports and Physiotherapy. After a ten-year stint as a professional footballer, he completed his undergraduate degree. Following that he has been practicing massage for many years throughout Europe, developing his passion and interest in Yumeiho therapy. He has worked with professional athletes, including national level football players, as well as other fields.
His specialty lies within remedial massage and sports massage, and he is able to blend various techniques in order to increase flexibility, relieve stress and reduce pain in order to restore the balance of the body. Lorenzo also has experience with fitness and personal training.