Our Team

  • Louisa Gatland

    Sports Massage Therapist

  • Cristina Ferreira


  • Bally Lidder

    Bally Lidder

    Womens Health Physiotherapist

    Bally is a Chartered Physiotherapist with a special interest in Womens Health. She has over 20 years experience and is passionate about the treatment of women throughout their different life phases.

    Bally can treat the following:

    Pelvic floor dysfunction, including prolapse and incontinence

    Mummy MOT - post natal assessment and recovery programme

    split tummy muscles (diastasis recti abdominus)

    post gynaecological surgery recovery

    pregnancy related aches and pain


  • Natalie Adam

    Sports Massage Therapist

    Natalie holds a Diploma in Soft Tissue Manipulation and is studying for a degree in osteopathy at the College of Osteopaths in Borehamwood. She previously worked in medical education and communications for organisations including the Institute of Cancer Research where she became particularly interested in the experience, treatment and management of chronic pain.

    She offers sports and remedial massage that help clients prevent, manage and recover from injury, pain or stiffness caused by sports, work, lifestyle or trauma. Natalie uses biomechanical assessment and a range of soft tissue techniques to provide treatment tailored to the individual needs of clients. She has a particular interest in pain perception, pre- and post-natal musculoskeletal problems, and the effects of foot biomechanics on gait and posture. Outside of work she likes to keep active through running, cycling, swimming and Pilates.

  • Nicola Dillon

    Nicola Dillon


    Nicola graduated from Brunel University, London in 2000. She started her career within the NHS progressing to Band 7 Team leader in outpatients at Hertford County Hospital. After this Nicola has worked at private hospitals and clinics treating sports injuries and other musculoskeletal conditions. Nicola has a hands on approach using soft tissue massage, joint mobilisations and acupuncture but also incorporates electrotherapy and exercise therapy into her treatments. Nicola has previously worked as a Clinical Pilates Instructor rehabilitating client after back injury or spinal surgery. She now uses this experience to teach core stability exercises where appropriate within treatment sessions. Nicola has a sporting background having trained up to black belt 2nd Dan in Judo and competing in the Great British Junior/Senior Judo teams up to the age of 28 years old. She now trains regularly for 5K Open water swimming competitions. Nicola is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP); Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (MCSP)and Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC).

  • Katie Barnes

    Katie Barnes

    Senior Physiotherapist

    Previously, she worked for The Varney Practice for 10 years. She qualified from Middlesex University in 2002 and has been part of the clinic since then.

    Being a keen sportswoman, including participating in national league hockey and triathlon, Katie has a strong interest in musculoskeletal and sports injuries, rehabilitation and prevention. She also has an interest in complex spinal pain.

    Since qualifying, she has undertaken a wide variety of post-graduate training including acupuncture, biomechanical assessment, intramuscular stimulation, ultrasound imaging, taping and spinal manipulation. Katie has been qualified for 10 years is a specialist in IMS, joint mobilisation and whiplash injuries.

  • Nicole Spiro

    Nicole Spiro


    Nicole works as a Physiotherapist at the Barnes Practice. She graduated from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in Durban, South Africa in 2011 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Cum Laude). She did her community service year in 2012, where she worked at a government hospital in Hammanskraal in South Africa. Before moving to Hertfordshire she worked in a private practice in La Lucia, Durban. The practice was an outpatient practice mainly treating sports injuries and orthopaedic patients. She also worked with inpatients at Umhlanga private hospital on weekends. Nicole enjoys playing hockey and keeping active, she currently plays for St Albans hockey club. She has a strong interest in sports injuries, Tempero-mandibular dysfunction and rehabilitation. Since qualifying Nicole had undertaken a number of postgraduate CPD Courses including Dry Needling, the ultimate upper and lower quarter courses by Tanya Bell and a Neurodynamics course.

    Work Hours:

    Monday 11:00am-8:00pm

    Tuesday 8:00am-5:30pm

    Thursday 11:00am-8:00pm

    Friday 8:00am-3:30pm

    Every alternate Saturday morning 8:00am-1:00pm