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Our Team

John McMenemy who is clinical director at Core Physio. Specialising in Ultrasound Guided Cortisone Injections

Mr John McMenemy

Clinical Director

Our Clinical Director and specialist physiotherapist. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Core Physio. His previous experience as an extended scope therapist and lecturer within orthopaedics. This gives John a great overview of all MSK injuries within Core Physio.

John has many specialist areas of expertise and in particular back pain. chronic & neurological conditions. Outwith this John is the physiotherapist of choice to many leading sportspeople and athletes. He works with numerous surgeons as a consultant physiotherapist in back pain and recovery.

Mr. McMenemy is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Also the independent AHP body of Health & Care Professionals Council. His professional Physiotherapy registration details can be found at HCPC

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Mr Imran Liaquat

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Mr Imran Liaquat graduated from the University of Glasgow Medical School in 2002 and undertook his basic surgical training in the West of Scotland. He then worked as a registrar for a year in London at Kings College Hospital and St Georges Hospital.

Following this, he would return to Scotland in order to complete his speciality training in neurosurgery in Scotland. Later in his career, Mr Liaquat would undertake a sub-specialist fellowship in neurosurgery at St Georges Hospital, where he gained experience in all aspects of General Neurosurgery and Neuro-oncology, including Awake Craniotomy, Fluorescence guided tumour resection and management of Low Grade Gliomas. He is currently a consultant at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh.

Mr Liaquat deals with a wide range of spinal pathologies, such as degenerative spine, general neurosurgery and neuro-oncology. He is also involved in research in these fields, having published over 15 research paper/abstract publications and presented at national and international conferences.

Mr Liaquat has a keen interest in the education and training of undergraduate and postgraduate students and has completed a Masters in Surgical Education, in an attempt to help him improve his educational skills. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and Clinical Tutor at the University of Edinburgh and has recently been accredited as a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators.

Mr Liaquat will be available for consultation at our clinic in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire and Bothwell, North Lanarkshire.

Mr Imran Liaquat is registered with the General Medical Council

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Professional Memberships

  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS)
  • British Neuro-oncology Society (BNOS)
  • European Association of Neuro-oncology (EANO)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member of Academy of Medical Educators (AoME)

Clinical Interests

  • Spinal Surgery (Disc Prolapse/Cervical Myelopathy)
  • Brain Tumour/Low Grade Gliomas (Neuro-oncology)
  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathy including Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Head Injury
  • General Neurosurgery and Hydrocephalus

Dayna Cosgrove

Rehabilitation Manager

After achieving her degree in sports injury and rehabilitation Dayna joined the team at Core Physio.

After 2 years she became the Rehabilitation Manager at Core Physio covering all our private physiotherapy clinics across Glasgow and Lanarkshire.

She has since committed herself to providing the highest level of care and service to our clients and patients, and ensures that all services run smoothly.

Dr Martin Simpson

General Practitioner

In addition to his role as consultant GP at Core Physio, Dr Martin Simpson is also senior partner at Low Waters Medical Centre, also delivering the once monthly GP led Blantyre pain clinic since its inception in 2003.

With his special interest he see patients with a wide variety of chronic/persistant pain such as post surgical, low back, post fracture, chronic arthritic, fibromyalgia, chronic regional pain syndrome and post radiotherapy pain.

Working as a full time NHS GP partner at Low Waters Medical Centre Hamilton for the past 14years. he has also had the privilege of been senior partner for the past 8 years.

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Ross Eaglesham

Rehabilitation Therapist

Ross graduated from University with a degree in Rehabilitation Therapy. During his studies he completed placements at The Teeside Running School and BMI hospital. He started his career as a Rehabilitation Therapist at a private clinic in Wiltshire.
During this time he worked as part of a team dedicated to improving the health and movement of people with a variety of needs. As well as working with patients in the clinic he also undertook post graduate training.  These included Myofascial release, strength and conditioning and neurological rehabilitation.
Ross joined our team in 2018 bringing his skill set  to complement the existing team.  Ross now leads our Sports Injury Clinic, helping clients improve their core stability and understanding of Performance.  Ross has also undertaken post graduate training in running analysis and re-education of running form. This is a valuable addition to our sports performance team.
Outside of work Ross is still very much involved in football and currently leads the medical department for Glasgow City and the Scottish amputee football team.
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Adam Skinner

Senior Physiotherapist

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Dr Kiran Sachane

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine

Dr Sachane specialises in musculoskeletal and neuropathic pain of either single or multiple origin providing a personalised, holistic approach as well as perform interventional procedures when necessary to provide package of pain management.
He uses targeted nerve techniques with ultrasound/ X-ray to promote a prompt and speedy recovery.
Dr Kiran Sachane is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Spire Edinburgh Hospitals. As a Consultant in Pain Medicine, Dr Sachane is highly experienced in both the assessment and treatment of pain. In addition, Dr Sachane is also working as Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia at NHS Lothian Trust, Edinburgh in a multidisciplinary team set up on Biopsychosocial model.
Dr Sachane qualified in Anaesthesia before becoming professionally trained as a Consultant in Pain Medicine and has worked in hospitals both in the UK and India.
Dr Sachane Completed a prestigious fellowship at the world-renowned centre for pain management, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool. He is also committed to continuing professional development and regularly attends lectures and conferences to keep his knowledge and skills up to date.

Kiran regularly teaches trainees and other medical personnel as well as presented abstracts and posters at national and international conferences. He is also a keen researcher and involved in researching new forms of neuromodulation as well as medicines for the long-term treatment of neuropathy/pain.

Dr Sichane is registered with the General Medical Council.

Private medical clients welcome – BUPA

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Mr Amit Putti

Orthopaedic Surgeon – Upper Limb

Mr. Putti is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon working at Forth Valley Royal Hospital and at BMI Kings Park Hospital, Stirling. He graduated in 1999 and completed his Orthopaedic Residency in India. He did his Masters’s in Orthopaedic Surgery (M Ch Orth) from the University of Dundee in 2005. His Orthopaedic Registrar training was at NHS Tayside and he did his further specialist upper limb fellowship at the University Hospital of North Tees.
Mr. Putti specialises in complex upper limb trauma and his elective practise is entirely upper limb treating conditions of the shoulder, elbow, hand, and wrist.
Amit has a special interest in WALANT treatment.  WALANT Wide-awake hand surgery is a treatment option for a number of common hand conditions. The technique, known as WALANT (wide-awake local anesthesia, no tourniquet), allows him to perform many procedures in a more comfortable manner, without the need for sedation or general anesthesia.
Mr. Putti is registered with major health insurance providers including BUPA and is available for consultations in Bothwell and appointments can be made by calling 01698 854474
Mr. Putti is registered with the General Medical Council.

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