19 Harley St, London, W1G 9QJ, UK

North West London Physio & Treatment Centre

North West London Physio & Treatment Centre

We have been successfully treating the community in North West London since 1986. Our modern welcoming facility, with plenty of free parking, enables us to offer an excellent and complete service to all our patients.

Our team of physiotherapists have a vast amount of experience and knowledge and all share the clinic vision: Solving Restoring Empowering your Health and Recovery!

We treat all musculoskeletal conditions including Back and Neck Pain and Post op Rehab. We have a close working relationship with doctors and consultants so that there is always a ‘joined up’ approach to our patient care. If a patient is unable to come to the clinic we offer Home Visit treatments.

Over 50% of our patients are recommended by satisfied clients who we do believe that we are offering an exceptional service.


Susannah King, MCs Physio MCSP HCPC

Susannah qualified from University of Manchester in 1990 and completed her masters at UCL in 1993.

Susannah thoroughly enjoys the analytical process that each patient’s problem presents to her. Her aim is for her patients to be pain free and back to their normal activities as soon as possible.

As well as necks and backs, Susannah has a special interest in Sports Injuries, Jaws / Headaches and Ergonomics.

Ruth Solomons, BCs (Hons) Physio, MCSP HCPC

Ruth graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1995.

As well as general musculoskeletal physio, Ruth has a special interest in Sports Injuries, Hypermobility and Pilates.


Gonda Lewis Grad Dip Phys MCSP HCPC

Gonda trained at the Middlesex Hospital and qualified in 1981.

Gonda looks at the patient holistically, finding the reason why an injury has occurred and helps to restore function through treatment and exercise.

Gonda has vast clinical experience in a wide range of specialities which include Musculoskeletal Injuries, Sports Injuries, Post Op Orthopaedics, Oncology and Womens Health.

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Revolutionary Keyhole surgical technique to vaporise bulging discs

Dr Mo Akmal Medical Director
Dr Mo Akmal MD - Lead Spinal Surgeon

Laser Disc Surgery can be performed under local anaesthetic at The Harley Street Hospital.

Ms Lisa Martin
Ms Lisa Martin
2021-12-27
Spinal Decompression and Stabilisation My experience at the London Spine Unit was excellent. Referred by a friend who had previously had a back operation and was very satisfied. All my lower back and leg pain gone and was up and walking two hours after procedure. Would highly recommend thank you Mr Akmal and Dr Lock 😊
Bradley
Bradley
2021-12-23
The Best spine Surgeon I was recommended to see Dr Mo Akmal . After years of back issues with chiropractors, Physio’s , acupuncture snd finally tens machine. In the last six months the pain was excruciating every night and I couldn’t walk without limping ! I was recommended spinal lumbar fusion which was arranged within 3 weeks. Immediately after surgery I felt better , no leg pain and my posture was amazingly upright , in fact within three hours from surgery I was eating a meal with my wife in the Marlybone fish restaurant , although I don’t recommend this ! On day one I went out for a mile walk with the dogs , by day 4 I’d walked 3 miles and on day 7 I was able to walk 8 miles , amazing . I’m a keen cyclist and really wanted to get back to training , as of today 15 days after surgery I was able to train on Zwift ( a cycling ) without any adverse pain . It took a lot for me to go ahead with the lumbar fusion but I can highly recommend Dr Mo , you can fully trust him and he’s got so much time to explain everything to you . He’s the best spine surgeon you’ll get , don’t bother looking any further .
Danielle Breckon
Danielle Breckon
2021-11-10
L5/S1 Primary Posterior Lumbar Fusion with Instrumentation. After suffering with back pain for most of my 20s, I am so happy I found Mr Mo Akmal. I had many years of misdiagnosis and never really felt my condition was understood. After my first consultation with Mr Akmal I felt like he understood me and I knew I was in safe hands. We went through all of my options and after a year of treatment, decided it was time for a L5/S1 Primary Posterior Lumbar Fusion with Instrumentation. The whole process was really easy and straightforward and I was able to leave the hospital the same day. The recovery period was tough at times, but I can honestly say so worth it. The difference it has made to my life is amazing. I am now 4 months post-op, I feel incredible and am back to normal daily life without back pain. After suffering for so long, I feel like a huge wait has been lifted and that is all thanks to Mr Akmal and his team. All of whom were incredibly professional and kind. I would like to give a special thanks to Mr Akmal and Dr Lok for the reassuring phone calls during my recovery period at home - I'm not sure if they realise just how reassuring they were. I have no hesitation in recommending their services. Thank you so much.
Alan Hargraves
Alan Hargraves
2021-11-03
A miracle Having suffered moderate back pain for almost 2 years and severe pain for 3 months with many visits to chiropractors i discovered the London Spine Unit. At the consultation with Mr Akmal, he explained my mri scan, what was wrong with my back and what operation could be done. All as a day patient!!! On the day of my operation I struggled to walk from the nearby car park and yet just 7 hours later after a L4/L5 decompression/discectomy and dynamic stabilisation i walked out the door pain free. Quite amazing. That was 6 weeks ago and have been back at work for 3 weeks. I can not thank Mr Akmal and his team enough for giving me my life back. My only regret is that I didn't go and see Mr Akmal sooner. My whole experience with the London Spine Unit from start to finish has been fantastic. Thank you very much.
customer
customer
2021-10-20
Thank you to the team for your excellent care I have been a patient of Mr Akmal's at the London Spine Unit for four years now due to deterioration of disc and facet joints caused by congenital fusion of one side of L5/S1. The team have always given exemplary care and advice whilst we stepped through the conservative options (steroid injections, nerve radio frequency ablation). Due to further deterioration a Coflex device was fitted two months ago. I walked out of the day surgery and I am delighted with the results. The pain and stiffness has resolved. Thank you to the team for your excellent care.
Jason Richards
Jason Richards
2021-10-15
Dr Akhmal is by far the finest Dr i… Dr Akhmal is by far the finest Dr i have ever met. I have suffered a horrific cervical spine injury due to a violent osteopathic correction that left me with life changing neurological symptoms. Dr akhmal not only listened to my issues with great humility but also listened to my extensive research into the cause and correction of the injury. Dr Akhmal performed exacting prolotherapy treatments on me using dextrose and prp and my issues have drastically reduced allowing me to function again.I will be having more prolotherapy under Dr akhmal to complete my return to full health.
Danny H
Danny H
2021-10-01
L5/S1 Discectomy_ Mo Akmal and his team I am thrilled with my L5/S1 discectomy operation that was performed by Mo Akmal and his team. Immediately after the operation I felt like a different person, no pain whatsoever on my back or right leg as if a mountain was shifted over from my back. To go home the same day and be able to sleep all night on my back without pain was almost a miracle to me after enduring more than two months of continues pain. I am writing this review 3 weeks after my operation and I feel great and I am actually going back to work next week. I am very grateful to Dr Mo Akmal and his team. I absolutely recommend him to anyone with back problem. He preformed my surgery with just 1.5cm cut and he managed it without cutting any piece of bone on my back which means my bone structure stayed intact. He also explained the surgery before the operation in a very clear and friendly way which helped me to understand it well and erased all my fears and concerns about deciding whether to do an operation or not. I also want to commend his team including Dr Lok, Mr Kaleel Ahmad and all the nurses whom all were super friendly during my half day stay at Harley Street Hospital. Thanks again.
customer
customer
2021-09-22
I was really please with the Mr Akmal… I was really please with the Mr Akmal and his team. They fully explained to me all of my possible options regarding my persistant disc pertrusion (18 months). I opted for a discectomy, which was successful and am currently pain free. On the day of my operation the whole team had an excellent bedside manner and I was made to feel very comfortable in the hospital.
ashwak choudhury
ashwak choudhury
2021-09-19
Awesome service Awesome service, very attentive, readily available and conveniently able to fit around personal commitments. Highly recommended for specialist spine care. Extremely clean and a very hygenic environment to be in. I've had two sets of spinal injections and a laser disc ablation. I have been under the care of Mo Akmal and he has been nothing short of amazing! Thank you for the amazing and friendly service.
Candida Mead
Candida Mead
2021-09-09
Laser Cervical spine surgery Laser Cervical spine surgery I received outstanding care from Mr Akmal and his team and would highly recommend them. After trying many non invasive treatments for relentless and debilitating neck and arm pain I was referred to The London Spine Unit. I received a swift diagnosis on my first visit of a C7 herniation and given a reassuring trajectory of possible procedures to relieve my symptoms. Since I had not responded to injections I opted for Laser Cervical Spine Surgery to remove the offending disc, which was performed as a day case. Following the procedure I walked out of the hospital with vastly improved symptoms, within a week I was pain free and 2 and a half months on I continue to feel great. I could not have been in more skilled hands, this is medicine at its best.
Treatment of all spinal disorders

The London Spine Unit specialises in Minimally Invasive Treatments allowing rapid recovery and return to normal function.

UK's Leading Spine Surgeon

Mr Mo Akmal has developed revolutionary techniques to perform Day Case Spinal Surgery. We avoid traditional General Anaesthetic for all surgery.

Trusted by patients worldwide

The London Spine Unit provides the highest quality care to all patients and has VIP services for those seeking exceptional services.

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