Our Practice

The Physio Specialists is a private physiotherapy service bringing together the best physiotherapists with years of experience, and located in a few of Malta’s most renowned gyms, namely Fort Fitness Sliema, Cynergi St.Julians and YUE Naxxar.

Welcome to the Team

The Physio Specialists is a private physiotherapy service located in a few of Malta’s most renowned gyms, namely Fort Fitness Sliema, Cynergi St.Julians and YUE Naxxar.

The Physio Specialists offer physiotherapy services with a touch of personality and attention to detail.

Bringing together physiotherapists with years of experience, from various fields of interest. We offer both the latest and most effective rehabilitation equipment as well as one of Malta’s finest rehabilitation environments.

Prioritising attention to detail and customer care, the staff at The Physio Specialists are your go-to rehabilitation experts.

Meet Our Practitioners

The team at The Physio Specialists blend a mix of knowledge, experience and innovative techniques, in order to provide our clients with the best possible physical rehabilitation services across Malta and Gozo.

Alan Zammit

Alan Zammit’s love for sport started off his passion for his profession. As a highly successful athlete Alan, competed over a period of 15 years at National and International level in two different sports – Athletics and Football.

Alan Qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1986 and was Vice president of the Malta sports Medical association, Malta Olympic Committee official physiotherapist. He Read for a Master Degree at UCL (London) in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 1996.

He lectured at the University of Malta between 1996-2001 covering manual therapy and anatomy modules as well as in a number of major conferences and numerous courses locally on: Back Pain issues, manual therapy, Osteopathic Manipulation for physiotherapists, sports injuries, acupuncture, nutrition, exercise and body conditioning related topics.

He recently introduced ‘The Running School’ to Malta, which is an innovative method of exercises for all. It is a system which also helps to analyze and correct movement and running faults in walkers and runners. Alan believes in a holistic approach to physiotherapy.

Matthew Camilleri

Matthew Camilleri is a graduate of the University of Malta and is currently reading towards a Masters degree in clinical pain management with the University of Edinburgh.

Matthew holds a special interest in, and is passionate about, musculoskeletal physiotherapy and persistent pain management.

Apart from pursing a Masters degree in the area, he has attended and completed numerous Continuing Professional Development courses to further his physiotherapy knowledge, and is also actively involved in a task-force aimed at restructuring national care plans for pain patients. Matthew was also invited to speak at the Societal Impact of Pain Symposium in 2017 and presented on the relevance of Physiotherapy in pain management.

Matthew has also been trained and carries out running technique and movement coaching based on ‘The Running School’ method.

Matthew uses modalities such as manual therapy, acupuncture, massage, electrotherapy, exercise prescription and running coaching.

Marco Coccia

Marco Coccia qualified in Human Movement Science and soon after obtained an M.SC (Hons) in Exercise Rehabilitation from the University of L’Aquila. He has actively participated in ongoing professional development. He is also a member of E.S.S.A (Exercise and Sport Science Australia) and B.A.S.E.S (British Association of Sport and Exercise Science).

As an Exercise Physiologist, Marco has utilised his extensive and international experience in exercise rehabilitation throughout Italy, Malta and Australia whilst specialising in assisting patients with chronic and musculoskeletal condition, whilst working hand in hand with Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, GP’s and Surgeons.

As a professional, Marco will provide you with a tailor made, well structured and graded exercise programme in order to achieve the required results desired.

Marco is also proficient in and practices a variety of massage techniques ranging from deep-tissue massage to sports massage, to massage for recovery and therapeutic massage.

Peter Naudi

Peter Naudi is a Maltese physiotherapist with a keen interest all things sports.  He prides himself on consistently offering an elite service. After graduating from BSc. (Hons) Physiotherapy at the University of Malta in 2015, Peter immediately began working to improve people’s lives by empowering them to be in control of their own rehabilitation, a philosophy which drives his work everyday.

Alongside working in a prestigious local rehabilitation centre Peter has also worked with top level sports teams such as Sliema Wanderers FC, Naxxar Lions FC, Rabat Ajax FC, Malta National Handball Team and national handball champions Aloysians HC; and at events such as International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournaments. Doing this whilst also being an international level athlete himself, has helped him develop a skill set suited for delivering tailor-made sessions for each individual; focusing on moving past being simply ‘injury’ and ‘pain’ free and towards living, functioning and competing better.

In order to build on this knowledge base and help provide a better service to all, Peter is currently in the final phase of reading towards an MSc in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health at the University College London (UCL).

Alison Matthews

Alison Matthews graduated from the Human Performance Centre Australia in 2010. In 2012 she studied and graduated from International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN).

She works as an ISSN certified nutritionist, working with both athletes and non-athletes from a range of sports and different walks of life. She is passionate about assisting athletes in reaching their potential in their sport through balanced nutrition.

Running her own business since 2012, her skills range from nutrition for sports based performance through to weight loss, healthy living, and nutrition for competition sports.

Alison also offers Skin fold testing and is qualified in Cert. III and Cert IV in Fitness Training and thus is qualified to provide a fitness and nutrition plan.

Tiziana Mifsud

Tiziana Mifsud is a podiatrist specialising in biomechanics. She qualified in 2010 from the University of Malta and in 2015 obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Biomechanics from the University of Brighton..

Her main area of interest is sports injuries management and their prevention. She has recently embarked on a new challenge, that of working in the field of podo-paediatrics, the study of children’s feet. It is focused on the treatment and correction of early foot deformities and improvement of the pediatric foot health.

Tiziana forms an integral part of The Physio Specialists team with regards to the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal and sports injuries. Tiziana is also available for the prescription, fitting and advice regarding orthotics and insoles.

She has been lecturing at the University of Malta for the past three years and is an active clinical mentor to undergraduate podiatric students.

We aim to provide athletes and individuals with specialised treatment services.


Experienced Physios

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Professional & Friendly Staff

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On Call for Emergencies

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Same Day Appointments

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Walk-In's Accepted

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No Hidden Charges

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“Glad to meet professionals like The Physio Specialists who care about the athlete, who are passionate about their work & enthusiastic to see progress in their clients. I look forward to make a full recovery and more importantly a self-analysis on all physiological & biomechanical weaknesses spotted to become a better – faster – stronger athlete than ever before.”

Darren Vandit

“I would highly recommend Matthew as a physiotherapist, he is very good at what he does, very friendly and gives individual attention. Never thought I would get better so quickly but thanks to Matthew and his techniques, I did!”

Leanne Mangion

“I used to suffer from repeated shoulder dislocations and after the operation I left it in Matthew’s hands to help with the recovery process. The exercises given were what I needed during the different stages of the recovery. He checked up on me very regularly even after the physiotherapy sessions were done. Very highly recommended!”

Marcus Zarb Cousin

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