We believe that wherever possible everyone should expect to have a pain-free and fully functioning body. We provide a thorough and comprehensive service aimed at not only totally resolving your injury problems but also educating you about your body. Our unique approach to musculoskeletal injury management is second to none.

We always strive to identify all underlying causes of your problem and by targeting these with a combination of up-to-date treatment techniques, lifestyle management and the latest rehabilitation protocols we will not only relieve your pain but help prevent it from coming back. In many cases over the years we have taken clients to levels of well-being over and above pre-injury levels.

The team

Chris Barber
Director APC Ltd
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapist
MCSP HCPC AACP Registered Physiotherapist

Since graduating from King’s College London in 1996 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy, Chris has embarked on a successful career encompassing working in London teaching hospitals, occupational health and private practice. In 1999 Chris established his first private practice in Dulwich and over the years the business has gone from strength to strength. In 2000 Chris was appointed Head Physiotherapist at Blackheath Rugby Club where he has helped the Club achieve their current position in National League 1. Chris has since established private practices within the facilities at Blackheath Rugby and Better Body Group in Sevenoaks.

Recognising the need for evidenced based effective physiotherapy Chris incorporated Advanced Physiotherapy Centres Ltd in 2005. Chris has developed and refined injury management protocols to ensure consistency of approach and service levels between our practitioners. Chris has also developed injury prevention, screening and rehabilitation protocols for our associate personal trainers at The Better Body Group ensuring clients are able to exercise safely at optimal levels.

Chris has completed post-graduate qualifications in musculoskeletal acupuncture including the world-renowned Gunn-IMS technique.

Chris enjoys nothing more than helping patients with chronic pain problems where treatment has failed elsewhere. In his spare time Chris enjoys spending time with his family, road-cycling, running and golf.

Mark Colley
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
MCSP HCPC AACP Registered Physiotherapist

Mark graduated from the University of East London in 2010 with a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy. Alongside his then full time career as a London firefighter Mark opened his first private practice. Having completed over 30 years service in the Fire brigade he retired in 2012 and expanded his private practice.

A while later Mark’s career in physiotherapy took a different direction with a clinical placement in Florida which led to living and studying in the USA. In January 2015 Mark was awarded the Comprehensive credential evaluation certificate, equivalent to a USA Masters degree in physiotherapy. Returning to the UK Mark worked in a busy private practice near Canterbury in Kent, enhancing his skills in musculoskeletal treatments and sports injuries. Mark adopts a hands on approach utilizing acupuncture to treat a wide of conditions, he believes that good communication and working with the patient to achieve their individual rehabilitation goals is vital to achieving success.

In his spare time Mark enjoys cycling, walking and spending leisure time with friends and family.