Mr Gareth Ziyambi brings over 20 years of extensive clinical experience in elite sport and private practice to his role as a principal physiotherapist at A2Z Elite Health.
Described as having an easy bedside manner and at ease with explaining complex problems, Mr Ziyambi's clinical interests include the management of complex shoulder, upper and low back, hip and knee injuries, for which he uses an array of assessment techniques and equipment to provide definitive information and guide rehabilitation plans. He also has interests in training in various sports and rehabilitating sports injuries including Running, Triathlon, Swimming, Tennis, Golf and CrossFit injuries.
Mr Ziyambi’s clinical interests also include advanced rehabilitation working alongside leading Sports Medicine, Pain and Orthopaedic consultants. This includes the use of blood flow restriction training, functional electrical stimulation as well as creating rehabilitation protocols that have been used at an elite level and in the clinic.
Mr Ziyambi qualified in 1997 in his native Zimbabwe and established a successful practice there as well as working with a number of sports including Davis Cup Tennis, Cricket, Hockey and Athletics before moving to the UK in 2004.
Mr Ziyambi worked extensively in the elite sport sector most notably with British Diving since 2006 during which he was the Head Physiotherapist for 6 years. He also works with Energy Standard swimming Club, the first international swimming club with top swimmers from different countries. He has worked at the English Institute of Sport and has consulted for British Swimming
He has attended 4 Olympic Games (Athens, Beijing, London & Rio), 2 All-Africa Games, the Afro-Asia Games (as a physiotherapist for Africa Athletics in India) as well as 11 World Championships and numerous European Championships and World Series competitions with British Diving.