Meet The Team - Limassol

    Antonis Zacharopoulos  
  Antonis Zacharopoulos acquired his Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy (1997) at the Athens Technological and Education Institute and his Masters Degree in Sports Physiotherapy (2002) at the University College of London. His Master’s Thesis focused on the effects of Myofascial Manipulation Techniques on the surface Electromyography (SEMG) signal of the Lumbar Paraspinal muscles in non-specific chronic Low Back Pain sufferers. His research interest focuses on Myofascial Pain Syndromes and its relation to movement impairments and compromised Functional capacity and in the area of Sports Injuries Prediction and Prevention .He has extensive clinical experience and expertise in the field of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy comprised of five years of practicing physiotherapy in the United Kingdom in many NHS teaching Hospitals specialized in the field of Orthopaedic & Musculoskeletal disorders and Sports Injuries. In 2004, he  moved to Cyprus where he established his private practice offering Physiotherapy services as a private Physiotherapy practitioner at a Clinical Specialist level. He has attended and presented numerous seminars and conferences in relation to clinical practice and contemporary techniques in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy & Manual Therapy. He has been involved in professional soccer being the Head Physiotherapist of APOEL FC in 2007-2008.  He currently is involved in teaching at the undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Nicosia (University of Hertfordshire Cyprus program) as a Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Advanced Neuro-Musculoskeletal Practice) as well as practices clinical physiotherapy at his private practice in the field of Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapy. He is also member of the Kinetic Control and Performance Matrix team as an Instructor trainee, being international presenter of the methods for Greece, Cyprus & Middle East. Since December 2012, he offers professional services to AEL FC as Sports Physiotherapist & Sports Injuries Prevention Consultant. Antonis is member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (U.K) and Accredited  member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapist (U.K). He is a Clinical Specialist level physiotherapist and Lead of the Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Prevention departments of the A-Z PHYSIO HEALTH.  
       
    Kimonas Papamiltiadous  
  Kimonas Papamiltiadous acquired his Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy (2012) at the European University Cyprus. His Bachelor Thesis was ‘THE ROLE OF ISOMETRIC ACTIVATION OF HIP ADDUCTORS AT THE EMG RATIO OF VASTUS MEDIALIS AND VASTUS LATERALIS MUSCLES OF QUADRICEPS’. His areas of interest are in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and especially Sports Injury Rehabilitation and Prevention –to achieve this aim he is attending the annual Isokinetic Soccer Conference’ Football Medicine Strategies forPlayer Care’ London & Milan. Kimonas is also a Pilates Instructor (The Pilates Coach concept of Leslee Bender ( Mat & Reformer). He is trying to integrate his knowledge in Neurodynamics with the Clinical Pilates. His specific interest for the Management of  Myofascial Pain Syndromes, which very often we manage and treat in A-Z PHYSIO HEALTH , made him to pursue more specific education in the field of Myofascial Trigger Point therapy under the educational standards of International Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy (IMTT) group. He has completed the Level I Manual Trigger Point Therapy seminar. He was trained under the instruction of Mrs Heidi Tanno-Rast  P.T, who is Senior Instructor of IMTT and a private Physiotherapist from Switzerland with extensive Clinical experience and expertise in Myofascial Pain Syndromes. Kimonas is very enthusiastic young physiotherapist keen to learn new and contemporary techniques in order to improve his knowledge and practical skills in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. He is member of the A-Z PHYSIO HEALTH team since February 2013. He is also member of the physiotherapy team of in AEL FC in Limassol since February 2013 involved in Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation.  
       
    Yiannos Kalanas  
  Yiannos Kalanas acquired his Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy at Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki (2013). His Bachelor thesis was focused on Shoulder Impingement Syndrome - Conservative Approach. He has acquired his clinical experience in Physiotherapy by practicing at Saint Lucas private hospital at Thessaloniki one of the most popular hospitals in northern Greece and at several private physiotherapeutic centers at Thessaloniki and Limassol. He recently acquired the Certification of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Cert. MDT) also known as McKenzie Method which is a personalized method of diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders using the mechanical loading (movements and / or positions of the joints and other musculoskeletal structures) to draw conclusions regarding the reversibility of the patient’s pathology, the indicated or not of mechanical treatment, prognosis disease over time and prevent relapse in the future. He has also attended continuous professional training seminars in Manual Therapy Mulligan Concept of MCTA (Mulligan Concept Teachers Association), which focused in comprehensive problem – solving and management of patients with neuromusculoskeletal disorders. He has been involved in professional football teams of AEL F.C and Nikos and Socrates Erimis as physiotherapist. His duties there were the sport injury prevention and treatment management. Finally he is a member of the Cyprus Association of Physiotherapist. He is member of A-Z PHYSIO HEALTH physiotherapy team as Senior Physiotherapist since September 2014.     




Nicosia Location
+357 22 446988
+357 22 446989
info@azphysiohealth.com
35 Pericleous St., Office 101, Strovolos 2021, Nicosia, Cyprus

Limassol Location
+357 96 461821, 96 802014
+357 22 446989
info@azphysiohealth.com
IRA PLAZA, 92 Kamelias St. Office 106, Agia Fylaxi 3110, Limassol, Cyprus
 

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