About Us

Founded in 2017 by Áine Ní Mhuiris, Physio & Co GmbH (hereinafter referred to as Physio + Co) provides individualised evidence-based physiotherapy to patients. Using a holistic approach that includes the option of consulting a team of experts from all relevant fields, Áine and her trusted network are committed to offering the best possible treatment to suit individual patient needs. The aim is to ensure healing and recovery from injury and to enable every patient to lead a healthy, happy life.


About Betina

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 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 speaks German, Swiss-German, English and Spanish.


About Áine

Irish-born Áine Ní Mhuiris is 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.

Since moving to Switzerland in 2012, Áine has worked for the SportClinic Zurich, the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and, most recently, for 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.


About Stephanie

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. In 2015 she moved to Switzerland where she has gained invaluable years of experience in a range of practices in Zürich, specialising in orthopedics, musculoskeletal therapy, rheumatology and sports
physiotherapy. Her last position was a specialist in lower limb therapy and training in the Schulthess Klinik and was also a mentor for students. Stephanie has a passion for strength and conditioning, rehabilitation, and prevention training and endeavors 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 program can be made in order to work towards a shared functional goal.