David P Sach – B.Sc(Hons)MCSP OCPPP – Proprietor / Chartered Physiotherapist Registered with the Health Professions Council
David graduated from Brunell University with a B.Sc. (Hons) in physiotherapy. He was also awarded the prestigious ‘Paul Standing Memorial Award’ for best Student in Clinical Placements.
He gained experience as a senior physiotherapist whilst working in the NHS in areas of Orthopaedics, Neurology, Respiratory, general medicine and surgery. His last post was in the NHS was as a Clinical specialist in out-patients and through his time in the NHS he established a Physiotherapy clinic in the private sector.
In 2009/10 David gained a diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine and in 2010-11 a Masters degree module in injection therapy for all musculoskeletal conditions.
Nicola Hart – M.Sc(Hons)MCSP OCPPP – Chartered Physiotherapist Registered with the Health Professions Council
Nicola started working at Oakfield Clinic in November 2010, after qualifying as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2008. Since completing M. Sc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) degree at University of Essex, Nicola has gained NHS experience in musculoskeletal outpatients, amputees, orthopaedics, intermediate care rehabilitation centres, acute medicine, cardio-respiratory, neurology and oncology.
Nicola has undertaken further training for pre and post natal pregnancy conditions.
Prior to this completed a B. Sc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention degree at Middlesex University.
Nicola`s qualifications and experience has led to comprehensive treatment and management of musculoskeletal conditions and rehabilitation and is very keen on continuing professional development to enhance her skills providing the most recent evidence based practice.
Paul Christmas – B.Sc(Hons)MCSP – Chartered Physiotherapist Registered with the Health Professions Council
Paul graduated from Northumbria University in 2005 with a B. Sc (Hons) in Physiotherapy and has also gained an ITEC Diploma in Sports and Remedial Massage. From there he went to work for the NHS as a musculoskeletal therapist.
He was part of the Helston Community Hospital physio outpatients team that won the award for the ‘Adopt, Adapt and Improve’ category at the prestigious NHS Health and Social Care awards for the South-West region in 2008. Paul was subsequently involved in the complete redesign for the delivery of physiotherapy throughout Cornwall.
Paul’s interest in sports including football, rugby, athletics, cross-country and cricket has seen him build up excellent experience, knowledge in the prevention and treatment of sports injuries.
David Goyette –M.Sc B.Sc (Hons) FCPodS – Podiatrist Registered with the Health Professions Council
David graduated from University College London and the London Foot Hospital in 1997.
He divides his time between private practice at Oakfield and working as a specialist registrar in Podiatric surgery within a busy NHS department. David was awarded his MSc in Podiatric Surgery in 2016 and his surgical fellowship in 2017.
David has a keen interest in all aspects of Podiatric medicine and surgery, utilising the most evidenced based treatments.
As well as treatment of routine foot problems David undertakes biomechanical evaluation and orthotic prescription. He is able to provide management of the “at risk” foot i.e. Diabetic foot pathology. He also performs surgery on ingrown nails and utilise injection therapy techniques i.e. Steroid and Ostenil.
Fiona Rigby – B.Sc(Hons)SRCh MChS – Chiropodist Registered with the Health Professions Council
Fiona graduated from University of East London with a B. Sc (Hons) in Podiatric Medicine.
Registered with the Health Professions Council, she has a keen interest in all aspects of foot health in adults and children. Working within the NHS and private practice, Fiona treats a varied spectrum of patients.
Fiona is soon to be undertaking a Post Graduate Certificate in Forensic Podiatry and is also looking to specialise further in Podiatric Medicine by undertaking a Master's degree.
Fiona treats all foot conditions within the clinic including minor surgery to treat in-growing toenails.
Alex Kravchenko – B.Sc(Hons)MChs – Podiatrist Registered with the Health Care Professions Council
Alex graduated from New Durham College in 2015 with a B.Sc (Hons) in Podiatry / Chiropody. He is registered with the HCPC and has a keen interest in all aspects of Diabetes management. He is able to provide management of the 'at risk' feet i.e. Diabetic Foot Pathology. He performs nail surgery on ingrowing toenails.
He is currently studying Accupuncture with a very experienced teacher. at 'Body Harmonics'
Heather Day – LSSM (Dip) M.I.S.R.M – Sports & Remedial Massage Practitioner
Heather has been part of the sports and remedial massage team since august 2010. She trained at the London school of sports massage and qualified in Jan 2009.
She stared working at local Rugby clubs until she took up a post at the clinic. Heather also studied at DMU Bedford where she achieved a B. Sc honours in Sports Studies and a PGCE in teaching secondary physical Education. This lead Heather into teaching 11-19 year old students in a school for 4 years before she moved to teaching 16-19 year old students at a local sixth form for the past 6 years. Heather teaches sports massage as part of the BTEC Sport and Sport Science courses and Anatomy and Physiology at A level.
Her clients range from those enjoying the benefits of deep tissue massage, people with everyday aches and pains, postural problems and those partaking in recreational and competitive sports. Heather has also developed further training in pregnancy massage for pre and post natal conditions. Heather’s ambitions at the clinic are to stay part of such a diverse and integral team working with the other disciplines to improve the patient’s experience and quality of treatment.
Nicky Carvell – LSSM (Dip) M.I.S.R.M BTEC Level 5 – Sports & Remedial Massage Practitioner
In 2004 Nicky decided to travel and whilst in Thailand attended a two week Thai Massage course. Nicky enjoyed this so much when returning to the UK in 2005, studied beauty leading onto Swedish massage. Additional courses followed including Indian Head Massage and Aromatherapy.
In 2006, whilst working with Steiner Cruise liners trained in Deep Tissue massage and as a Hot Stone Therapist, taking Nicky to work on a 6 star Cruise ship sailing around the world. Once again on Nicky’s return she went into further studies, Sports Massage ITEC Level 3 and in September 2009 qualified leading her to work alongside a Physiotherapist for the Barking Rugby 1st team for two seasons.
Nicky is going onto furthering her career and experience with Oakfield Clinic.
Danielle Aukett – B.Sc(Hons) – Sports & Remedial Massage Practitioner
Danielle has been part of the sports and remedial massage team since May 2016. She trained at the University of Huddersfield and qualified as a Sports Therapist in July 2011. Here she developed a love for Injury rehabilitation working as a volunteer at Bradford Bulls Rugy Club alongside the medical team during her final year of study.
Danielle is also very passionate about teaching which lead to further studying to complete her PGCE (PCET) in Physical Education at the University of East London, graduating in 2012. She has 3 years teaching BTEC Sport and Exercise Science with Sports Massage and Fitness Instructing to 16 – 19 year olds at a local sixth form college before joining the clinic.
She enjoys being part of a strong multidisciplinary team and works to provide sports and remedial massage for a range of patients to target everyday aches and pains, tension release, postural problems and including those partaking in recreational and competitive sports.
Danielle`s interests are travelling to new places, sports and learning about injury rehabilitation.
Lisa Gouge – City & Guilds – Relaxation & Beauty Therapist
Lisa has been working as a Beauty Therapist for over 20 years. She trained at Thurrock Technical College in Grays. Her first Salon was based in London where her clients ranged from people within the media to the High Courts. She has worked with celebrities over the years.
She worked in Bentalls at Lakeside, starting off as a therapist, progressing onto head therapist then, assistant manager. She started her own beauty practice, providing treatments from Guinot facials, Jessica manicures /ans pedicures, Fake Bake tanning, Lava Shells massage, waxing and eye treatments. She then went on to become a beauty lecturer at South Essex College, teaching on a part time basis. Lisa continually updates her professional skills attending various courses each year such as non-surgical facelifts, spray tanning, lash extensions.
She would like to continue with her professional development learning treatments such as Indian head massage, threading and also new and upcoming treatments.
Kim Senior – Receptionist