Thames River Physiotherapy

31 Old London Road
Kingston Upon Thames

02085498000 / 07715333161

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31 Old London Road
Kingston Upon Thames

02085498000 / 07715333161

About us

Welcome to Thames River Physiotherapy, a team of experienced chartered physiotherapists who are dedicated to provide high standard of care and quality treatment.

Thames River Physiotherapy is a part of holistic therapy team at Kingston Natural Health Clinic situated in the heart of Kingston upon Thames. You can also find us on

At Thames river physiotherapy we provide specialist physiotherapy treatment, acupuncture, sports massage, vestibular rehabilitation, Pilates and ergonomic consultation.

All our staffs are highly qualified and registered with professional regulating bodies and specialises in treating wide range of conditions like:

  • Back Pain
  • Whiplash injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Knee injuries
  • Repetitive
  • strain injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Sports injuries
  • Headaches and Dizziness

We are registered with all major insurance companies.

Our London physiotherapy service can help with a wide range of problems, from back pain to knee injuries. Our team of trained physiotherapists are available at clinics in London and Kingston Upon Thames.

Training, qualifications & experience

Bachelor Degree of Physiotherapy
Masters in Physiotherapy
Diploma in Orthopedic medicine

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Therapies offered


Initial assessment £40.00 - 60 minutes

Follow up £38.00 - 30 minutes

Home Visits - £70.00 45 minutes.

Further information

Ravi Shanker
Ravi Shanker has been a qualified physiotherapist for nearly a decade, amassing extensive experience in physiotherapy in NHS, Army Primary Health Care and private sector.

Ravi has worked as a highly specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist at BMI Clementine Churchill Hospital in London where he has worked closely with London’s most renowned orthopaedic consultants. Ravi has also worked as a pitch side physiotherapist for London’s elite football clubs.

Ravi is committed to continuing his professional development to provide most up to date and evidence based treatment techniques. He has successfully completed his Masters Degree in physiotherapy in 2007 from Sheffield Hallam University and then completed his Diploma in orthopaedic medicine from Middlesex University in 2009.

Ravi has strong hands on approach and provides wide range of patient specific treatment regime including manual therapy, muscle energy technique, myofacial release, and acupuncture. Ravi has got special interest in treating back pain and shoulder injuries.

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Manual therapy and Manipulations
Manual therapy and manipulations are widely used clinical approach in physiotherapy utilizing skilled, specific hands on technique used by physiotherapists to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures for the purpose of modulating pain, increasing range of movement, reducing soft tissue inflammation, accelerating tissue repair, facilitating stability and improving function( modified definition, APTA 2011).
Therapeutic exercises
Therapeutic exercises are specifically designed exercise programmes which help in strengthening and loosening the muscles and joints weakened by disease or injury.
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese treatment technique adapted by Western medicine in which specific area of body is pierced with fine needles for therapeutic purposes and relieves pain.
Pilates is a physical fitness system developed in the early 20th Century by Joseph Pilates which helps in improving the strength, flexibility and posture. It has been proven very effective in treating low back pain, pelvic pain, neck pain and postural dysfunction
Myofascial release
Myofascial release is a soft tissue manipulation technique that is utilized to relieve pain and stiffness by relieving the tension in the fascia.

Physiotherapy plays an important role in post surgical rehabilitation of patients following orthopaedic surgeries like arthroscopies, joint replacements, spinal surgeries and tendon repairs to accelerate recovery in order to achieve the maximum potential.

We provide sport massage using specialised techniques like effleurage, kneading and transverse fractioning to break down the adhesions and relieve tension. We also provide pre and post sports massage to elite athletes to prevent injuries and improve performance.
Vestibular rehabilitation
Vestibular rehabilitation is exercise based treatment program to overcome inner ear deficits like positional dizziness and vestibular hypofunction associated with Meniers disease, Labrynthitis and Vestibular neuritis.

Important information

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

Maps & Directions

Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 6ND

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