The multi disciplinary team

The management of rheumatological conditions is almost always carried out by a team of specialists, including:

Occupational Therapy

Dr Hasson has established links with a number of experienced therapists, and frequently refers children to any of the following:


Sue Maillard, Physiotherapist – Great Ormond Street Hospital
Contact: 07904 421675

Eva Hadjidemetri  and Judith Landhausser Physiotherapists
Sutherland House Natural Health Centre
1a Ashbourne Avenue, Temple Fortune, NW11 0DP
Contact: 020 8458 7869

Sara Levy – Physiotherapist,
42 Linden Lea LONDON N2 0RQ
Tel: 07956 223882
Will also do home visits

Melanie Arazi– physiotherapist, Elstree
Contact: 07950 266 764 email:

Boost Physiotherapy, Hendon & East Finchley
Contact: 020 8201 7788 email:

Lynn Newrick,
Oakforest House, 1-5 Summerland Gardens, Muswell Hill, London N10 3QN
tel: 07840 977 453  Email:

Physio Ed Medical:
Nikki Rawlings – Physiotherapist
Kiran Franklin – Physiotherapist
Physio Ed Medical Ltd – Belsize Village
Contact: 02039355050

Ed Blake – Physiotherapist
Physio Ed Medical Ltd – Harley Street
Contact: 02076315111

Occupational Therapy

Talia Korman, Occupational Therapist
Sutherland House Natural Health Centre
1a Ashbourne Avenue, Temple Fortune, NW11 0DP
Contact: 07812 170998

Muzzi Nathan Paediatric Occupational Therapist
0207 101 4189


Justin Coulter/Kevin Bruce, Podiatrist – Temple Fortune NW11
Contact: 0208 458 1763 email:

Jill Thirkettle, Podiatrist– Great Ormond Street Hospital
Contact: 07759033533
Website:       email:

Lauren Firestone, Mobile podiatrist (home visits)
Firestone Podiatry
Contact Lauren: 07929337408

Dr Patsy Parfitt, Podiatrist
Elstree / Borehamwood, and St Albans
Contact: 07791 104311 or 0208 2072655

Dr. Stephen Sandler, Osteopath – The Portland Hospital
Contact: 07659 593509 email:

Alan Nevies, Osteopath- Golders Green
Contact: 020 8458 3874 email:

Shital Patel, Osteopath
The Osteopathy Clinic
Hendon & St Albans
Contact: 0208 202 1184 email:

Pilates Classes for Children

Pilates for Children and Young People (aged 4 years and up)
APPI Hampstead Clinic, 2b Heath Hurst Road. 0207 794 6560
Laura Harris
Paediatric Physiotherapist

Mobile clinical Pilates
Rhiann Keys
Contact 07810587602 or

For shoes we recommend the following shop

Precious Soles
171 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Herts EN6 1BW
Contact: 01707 643322 email:


Dr. Netali Levi, Clinical Psychologist – London
Contact: Richard Parfitt 07594 148207

As well as being qualified to work with all children and young people with common psychological problems such as anxiety, low mood, sleeping difficulties and behavioural problems, Netali specialises in working with children with medical problems. This may be to help children and young people manage the many ways in which medical difficulties can impact on their lives. She has particular expertise in pain management and helping children to cope with medical procedures.

Dr Susan Krasner, Clinical Psychologist – Rickmansworth
Contact; 01923 729872   email:

Dr Judith Friedman, Chartered Clinical Psychologist – London
Twenty20 Psychology
BMI Garden Hospital
46-50 Sunny Gardens Rd London NW4 1RP
Contact; 0203 151 1420

Dr Nikki Teper & Associates
Ground Floor, Unit 504
Centennial Park
Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3FG
Contact; 020 8953 4040 Fax; 020 8953 8399

Amir Oren
Chartered Health Psychologist (Children and Adults)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Biofeedback
Hendon, Stanmore
Contact; 07415 951 034
(Now covered by BUPA)