About Us

Dr. Peter Resteghini

Consultant Physiotherapist Musculoskeletal Medicine
Musculoskeletal Sonographer
Homerton University Hospital

Peter Resteghini is a Consultant Physiotherapist and Musculoskeletal Sonographer working at the Homerton University Hospital. He has over 25 years of clinical experience in the field of Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine. Further qualifications include a PhD and training to become an independent prescriber. In addition to working at the Homerton Peter has a number of teaching commitments including lecturing at UCL, Canterbury University and the University of East London. He has worked and lectured in Australia, America, Egypt and Canada.

Peter currently works in the NHS Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine Clinics at the Homerton University Hospital which he established over 9 years ago. These clinics are centres for education and learning and routinely attended by a variety of both Allied Health Professionals and Medical staff from other specialities. This teaching commitment has led to many of the staff Peter has trained to go on to leading roles at a national Sporting level including the London Marathon, Triathlon, Rugby and Football Premiership, and the 2012 London Olympics.

Peter is currently leads on a number of research projects including prolotherapy injection for osteoarthritis, the assessment of carpal tunnel using ultrasound, the use of high volume ultrasound guided injection for chronic Achilles tendinopathy, the use of autologous blood in the management of tendinopathy and the evaluation of Extra-corporeal shockwave therapy in the management of tendinopathy. Peter is the course Director for the Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.

Ms. Emma Dunphy

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist
Homerton University Hospital

Emma is a senior physiotherapist with a particular interest in diagnosis and rehabilitation of sports injuries. She works clinically in the NHS as well as privately for the Homerton Physiotherapy & Sports Clinic. Emma is currently a contract physio for the International Tennis Federation and for England Lacrosse.

Emma is an NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow at University College London. She is doing a PhD looking at Digital Interventions to support Anterior Cruciate Ligament rehabilitation. She qualified from the University of East London with first class honours.

Other Sports experience includes working with athletes at West Ham United, London Marathon, the Great Britain Deaf Women's football team, the World Masters Tennis Championships, the European Games, the World Islamic Games and the Olympic Games.

Emma has done professional courses in sports massage, pilates, taping and strapping and in advanced first aid and trauma for sport. She is also an acupuncturist and a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Matthew Cowan-Dickie


Since qualifying as a physiotherapist in 2001 with a BSc (Hons) degree Matthew has gained experience in a variety of settings, specialising in musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2006. He currently works full time in the Physiotherapy and Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine clinic at Homerton University Hospital, in addition to private practice.

Matthew has completed postgraduate courses in acupuncture and is registered with the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Other postgraduate courses have included Pilates and a variety of manual and exercise therapy approaches. A keen rugby player by background, Matthew has developed a specialist interest in sports injuries and lower limb rehabilitation. He has completed a masters level course in strength and conditioning and has significant experience in ACL rehabilitation. As well as this specific interest, he has a good depth of knowledge and experience in all types of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries including back pain, shoulder dysfunctions, orthopaedic and rheumatological conditions.

Fredy Markovits

Physiotherapist BSc (Hons)

Fredy graduated with a BSc in Physiotherapy from the University of East London in 2012. In addition to being a practicing Physiotherapist Fredy is also an anatomy teacher holding a guest lecturer position at The University of East London's School of Health, Sport and Bioscience. Fredy also works at St George's University as an anatomy demonstrator.

Since his graduation Fredy has worked in a private capacity with a number of professional athletes focusing on both rehabilitation post injury and injury prevention. His list of clientele includes a number of elite level cage-fighters, wrestlers, and body-builders. Fredy employs his knowledge of weight-management and experience in exercise prescription to design specific programs for each client, offering sports massage in additional to traditional physiotherapy assessment and treatment.

For more information on the conditions we treat and services we offer, or to book an appointment please call
020 8510 5751 or email us at peter.resteghini@homerton.nhs.uk

At Homerton Physiotherapy we are experts in treating a variety of conditions.
Osteoarthritis & Hyaluronan
Osteoarthritis & Hyaluronan
We provide treatment for Osteoarthritis, a chronic disease process that affects your joints.
Sport Injuries
Sport Injuries
Our physiotherapists specialise in diagnosing and treating a range of sports injuries.
Aside from treating patients we also conduct research projects.