Founded in 2017, Physio & Co GmbH (Physio + Co) are a team of skilled Chartered Physiotherapists committed to delivering physiotherapy services of the highest quality and standard. Our goal is to make sure all patients can live their lives to the fullest, regardless of age or problem. Using our knowledge, experience, sensitivity and enthusiasm, we are dedicated to putting our patients first. This translates into professional, individualised and evidence-based physiotherapy provided in a positive environment, to achieve the best possible outcome and experience for every patient.
Irish-born Áine Ní Mhuiris is the founder of Physio + Co and a Chartered Physiotherapist with wide-ranging clinical experience in respiratory, neurology, musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and palliative care. She holds a Master’s Degree in Manual Therapy from the University of Western Australia and has extensive international experience working for a broad spectrum of health care providers, in both the public and the private sector.
Prior to establishing Physio + Co, Áine worked for the SportClinic Zurich, the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and the Prodorso - Zentrum für Wirbelsäulenmedizin, performing a wide range of clinical, managerial, educational, and research tasks. With Physio + Co, Áine combines all these skills to deliver evidence-based physiotherapy treatments. To ensure the best possible outcome for her patients, she collaborates on an ad-hoc basis with a network of professionals from multi-disciplinary fields.
Áine is fluent in English and German.
Betina Villanueva grew up in Zurich and is a certified Physiotherapist, Sports Physiotherapist ESP and Trigger Point / Dry Needling Therapist DVS®.
Her professional experience includes working for the SportClinic Zurich, RehaZentrum Wald and Spital Uster, chiefly in the fields of internal medicine and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Betina’s current focus is on providing conservative and post-operative physiotherapy to treat orthopedic conditions. She currently works for Physio + Co and the Schulthess Clinic.
Equipped with extensive work experience and expertise, combined with a high level of empathy and sensitivity, Betina always applies her skills in the best interest of her patients. She is committed to offering top-quality physiotherapy treatment that is tailored to each individual patient, thus enabling them to reinforce and enhance their own resources.
Betina is fluent in German, Swiss-German, English and Spanish.
Stephanie Martino completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy in Perth, Western Australia in 2013 and is currently completing the Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.
Stephanie moved to Switzerland in 2015, where she has since gained invaluable experience in a range of practices in Zürich, specialising in orthopaedics, musculoskeletal therapy, rheumatology and sports physiotherapy. Her last position was a specialist in lower limb therapy and training in the Schulthess Klinik. She was also a student mentor. Stephanie has a passion for strength and conditioning, rehabilitation, and prevention training and endeavours to continually broaden her skills through professional development and evidence-based practice. Some further courses of study include; Master Trainer for Fitness, Personal Training, Prevention and Trainings Therapy, Pilates, Spinal Manual Therapy, Differentiated Spinal Rehabilitation Training and Dry Needling. Stephanie believes that with a thorough diagnostic assessment, a tailored, individualised programme can be made in order to work towards a shared functional goal.
Stephanie is fluent in English and German.