Practice Manager / Chartered Physiotherapist

(HCPC PH55014)

Claire qualified from the University of Birmingham in 1998, and in 2003, she graduated from University College London with a Masters degree (MSc) in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

In addition, Claire has undertaken specialised post-graduate training to pass the stringent examinations of the MACP - the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Having realised a long-held ambition to open her own business in 2006, Claire has until July 2018 been treating patients full-time at Apex. Claire has built around her a fantastic team of trusted Physiotherapy and Administration colleagues, and now enjoys her role as Practice Manager at Apex.

Claire no longer undertakes daily clinical work, however she is very much involved with the everyday decision-making and service development at the Clinic.

Maninder Dogra MSc BSc MHCPC

Senior Physiotherapist

(HCPC PH78982)

Maninder qualified with a Batchelor of Science (BSc) degree in physiotherapy from the Maharashtra University in India in 2004. She subsequently qualified with a Masters degree (MSc) in physiotherapy in 2008.

Maninder has over 16 years of experience and has chosen to specialise in musculoskeletal and sports injury physiotherapy. Maninder has undertaken additional training in Manual therapy, osteopathic manipulations, acupuncture, Pilates and yoga.

Maninder is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Marathi languages.

Maninder works full-time at Apex Physiotherapy; offering day-time, evening and weekend appointments.

Jorgo Nikollo BSc MHCPC

Senior Physiotherapist

(HCPC PH118124)

Jorgo graduated from the University of East London with a Batchelor of Science (BSc) degree in Physiotherapy in 2016. He also holds a diploma in Clinical Pilates.

Jorgo has been practising in both the private and hospital sectors in mainland Greece since 2012, and relocated to the UK in early 2019.

Jorgo has excellent hands-on skills, and uses a combination of manual therapy and rehabilitation exercises as an integral component of his treatment approach. Jorgo maintains a high standard of personal fitness, and is able to instruct his patients with appropriate Strength and Conditioning exercises as both part of their recovery, and their on-going fitness regime.

Jorgo works full time at Apex Physiotherapy; offering early morning, daytime and evening appointments.

Matt Whitson Bsc MSc MCSP HCPC

Associate / Chartered Physiotherapist

(HCPC PH108694)

Having graduated from Swansea University in 2012 with a BSc (Hons) in Sports and Exercise Science, Matt worked in the NHS as a Physiotherapy Assistant prior to completing a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy at Teeside University.

Following his graduation, Matt has experienced working for private companies in the London area helping large corporate companies to reduce their staff sickness. At the beginning of 2017, Matt became The Head of Medical and Sports Science at Stevenage FC Academy. In this role, Matt combined his Sports Science knowledge with his physiotherapy experience to develop young footballers of the future. This was a successful period for him and he soon progressed on to his present role with QPR Football Club as their U23 physiotherapist.

Matt holds memberships with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, Physiotherapists in Sport and the Football Medical Association. He has additional qualifications in: Sports Massage, Strength and Conditioning and Advanced Trauma Medical Management.

Samantha Vincent BSc MCSP MHCPC

Associate / Musculoskeletal and Womens Health Specialist

(HCPC PH101642)

Since the age of 7, Sam knew she wanted to be a Physiotherapist! She followed her dream, and graduated from Brunel University in 2013 with a BSc in Physiotherapy.

After graduating Sam completed her junior rotations at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust before specialising in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Sam discovered a passion for Women’s Health, and undertook postgraduate training to equip her with the necessary specialist assessment and treatment skills for this role.

Sam is the NHS Team Lead Women’s Health Physiotherapist at St Mary’s hospital in Paddington. Sam works with a diverse population of female patients with obstetric and gynaecology conditions; including pregnancy-related low back and pelvic pain, pelvic floor dysfunction, stress and urge urinary incontinence, prolapse, overactive bladder syndrome, sexual dysfunction and constipation and defecation syndrome. Sam also runs the Obstetric and Sphincter Injury Clinic (OASIS) for 3rd and 4th degree tears alongside the Urogynaecology Consultants.

Sam is trained in Pilates (APPI Matwork Levels 1 & 2) and is running evening Pilates classes at the Community Centre, with a particular focus on Ante/Post-natal Pilates. Sam moved into Chalfont st Peter in 2018, and we are thrilled she has joined our team at Apex.

Jan Tierney

Sports & Holistic Massage Therapist ITEC Level III

Jan is a very friendly and professional therapist with a calm approach. Jan studied at Langley College in Berkshire, and has attained ITEC Level 3 qualifications in both Holistic and Sports Massage

Jan offers thorough and relaxing treatments, focussing upon releasing any chronic tension, whilst offering after-care advice to promote prompt recovery from any muscular injuries.

Jan treats patients at Apex Physiotherapy Clinic on Mondays and Thursdays. Jan is able to offer treatments including: Sports Massage, Swedish Massage, Hot Stone Massage and Reflexology.

Please contact our Reception team for further information, or to make a booking.


Master of Science

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.


Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy supports those who deliver physiotherapy care, education and research through professional, educational and trade union services, as well as campaigning on behalf of the profession.


Member of the Health and Care Profession Council

The Health and Care Profession Council is a regulatory body, and was set up to protect the public. To do this they keep a register of the health professionals who meet their standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health.


Member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists

The Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) is a group of over 1100 physiotherapists, who are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. They have all undertaken  postgraduate study and reached a recognised standard of excellence in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy.


Health & Care Profession Council

All the Physiopherapists at Apex Physio have an HCPC code. Below is a list of each professional's HCPC number. You can look up any of these codes by going to the Health and Care Profession Council website at either or