We are the passionate team of Proactive Wellbeing, bringing you our knowledge and expertise and, above all, ensuring you receive a friendly service and a warm welcome. Between us we have a range of specialisms and we love meeting new people and seeing how we can help them. We look forward to meeting you in person.
Mrs Jalmeen Lall (Jay) qualified in 2000 with a BSc (Hons) in Podiatry and is a member of the Royal College of Podiatry and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Since then she has had 23 years of NHS and Private practice experience. She has had her own business for 20 years. Mrs Lall is passionate about Podiatry and prides herself in working to the highest of standards, adopting a holistic approach and exceptional quality of care. She founded Kent Foot & Ankle Clinic in 2014. In 2019 Jay opened Proactive Wellbeing Clinic (part of Kent Foot & Ankle Clinic Group).
Jay was a Winner of the Kent Business Woman of the Year at the Kent Women in Business Awards (KWIBA) 2021 and 2016, a Winner at the London & South East Prestige Awards 2021 and a Winner at the European Enterprise Awards 2020, Runner-up at the KWIBA 2020 and 2019. Jay won the Inspired Achievement Award KWIBA 2017 and Winner for Best Small & Medium Size Business (Best Business Awards) 2020. She was previously awarded Runner-up KWIBA for Start-up Business Woman of the Year 2015, Runner-up in the Kent Independent Traders Awards (KITA) for Start-up Business of the Year 2015 and a Finalist for the Growth Award (KITA) 2015. Jalmeen was a Finalist for Most Impressive Growth at the Entrepreneurs Circle Awards 2015 and was a Winner for Outstanding Entrepreneur Category and Winner in the Best New Product/Service category at the Best of the Best Awards 2015. In 2016 Jay was a Finalist for Best Small Business (KITA), Finalist for Professional Achievement Award (KWIBA) 2017 and Runner-Up for Professional Achievement Award (KITA) 2016.
Jalmeen specialises in the following areas –
- Routine Podiatry
- Laser Clinics
- Verruca Treatments
- Biomechanics Clinics
- Prescribing Orthotics
- Nail Surgery under Local Anaesthesia
- Needing verrucaes under an Ankle Block Injection.
- Wound Clinics
- Musculoskeletal Clinics
- Podopaediatric Clinics
- Podiatric Acupuncture
- Marigold Therapy (Topical Treatment for Painful, Acute and Chronic Foot Problems)
- Prescribing Homeopathic Remedies for Podiatric Conditions
- Prescription Only Medicine
- Corticosteroid Injections
- Medical Pedicures
- Toe Nail Polish
- Hot Paraffin Wax Treatment
- Mobilisation of the ankle joint
- Neuro Specific Foot Mobilisation
- Toe-Nail Reconstruction
- Lacuna Method for fungal nails
She led the musculoskeletal clinics for North Oxfordshire PCT and worked as one of three key Podiatrists for the ‘high risk’ wound management patients at the Royal Free Hospital, London. Jalmeen has practising privileges and a clinic at BMI The Blackheath Hospital, London, as well as a specialist clinic at the Radisson Edwardian, Heathrow and o2’s (Telefonica’s) head office, Berkshire. Jalmeen is also the resident Podiatrist for autistic children and adults in Berkshire.
Mrs Jalmeen Lall is qualified to administer a range of prescription only medicines in her practice, including (but not limited to) a range of local anaesthetics. She is also qualified to supply a range of prescription only medicines in her practice.
She is qualified in Podiatric Acupuncture to help with short term pain relief for knee and foot pain. Jalmeen is also trained in Marigold Therapy which is a topical treatment for a wide variety of painful, acute and chronic foot problems. Jalmeen can prescribe homeopathic remedies for many podiatric conditions and also holds the title LFHom (Pod) which is an award in Homeopathic training.
In her early career, she was headhunted by Scholl’s and Footwise’s flag ship stores where she worked as their Podiatry Manager holding a pivotal role. She has treated many athletes and celebrities such as Anthony Hopkins, Sian Lloyd, Nina Wadia, Gwyneth Strong and Carole Malone. Jalmeen has also featured in: Kent Life Magazine (2015, 2017, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023), Kent Life Mag online (2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023), Featured as a Leading Lady of Kent in the Kent Life Magazine (2021, 2022 and 2023), The Great British Life (2023), Medway Messenger (2015), Windsor & Maidenhead Express in (2011) and Slough Observer (2006). She has also been on Radio Berkshire (2007) and Channel Radio – Who Cares Wins Radio Show (2015).
Jalmeen completed her MSc in Podiatry with Clinical Biomechanics in 2018, which comprised a thesis on forensic podiatry. She regularly works upon developing her continued professional development by attending courses on a regular basis so her patients benefit from the best treatment methods available.
Mrs Lall works together with other health professionals to help give her patients the best possible care. She is a guest lecturer for other health professions and is dedicated to raising awareness in Podiatry. Mrs Lall is also a mentor, life coach and speaker at many business and networking organisations and continually helps to promote and provide the best care for her patients. She is also a columnist for Kent Life magazine and regularly shares lots of tips and advice.
In her free time Jalmeen supports many charities and also takes part in events such as Cancer Research’s Race for Life, the London Moon Walk for breast cancer awareness, bungee jumping for Diabetes UK as well as helping the homeless in various Crisis shelters across London. Jalmeen has completed the London to Brighton bike ride for the British Heart Foundation and has run a half marathon to help fundraise for the Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund and also ran the Kent Coastal Marathon to help raise money for people suffering from thyroid conditions. From a young age her passion and dedication for charity work namely the NSPCC (Save The Children Fund) was commended personally by Princess Royal, who chose to meet and award Jalmeen. Jalmeen is fluent in Punjabi & Hindi and speaks Spanish. She dedicates her weekends to teaching children to read, write & speak Punjabi. She also teaches adults Punjabi speaking. Jay loves to cook healthy foods, she loves spending time with her family and enjoys health and wellbeing by embracing many keep fit activities and mindfulness.
Anil graduated from the University of Brighton gaining a degree in Podiatry and is a member of the Royal College of Podiatry and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Anil is a competent and well liked, popular member of our team and is a huge favourite amongst our patients. His feedback and reviews are always fantastic. Anil enjoys podiatry and this shows with the level of enthusiasm and joys in which he performs his treatments which correlates with patient satisfaction and treatment outcomes.
Anil specialises in routine podiatry such as corn removal, hard skin and nail conditions, as well as treating verrucae. Anil is able to offer late evenings as well as day appointments.
Being a cycling enthusiast, Anil enjoys keeping fit by commuting on his bicycle. In his spare time he loves spending as much time with his family and baby daughter.
Osteopath Ben Cassidy B.Ost, BaHons, PGCAP, DipSM graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2017. He works in private practice in Whitstable and Strood, is part of the medical team at Canterbury Rugby Club, and holds a British & Irish Boxing Association Cutman Licence.
Ben teaches osteopathic technique at the European School of Osteopathy in Maidstone to osteopaths in training. Techniques taught include soft tissue work, joint articulation and manipulation. He also works overseas teaching technique to Danish and Russian physiotherapists.
With a 20-year history of corporate work in the city, he is well placed to recognise and treat the common, and less common, symptoms of work-related strains and stresses. A keen amateur sportsman, and qualified sports massage therapist, Ben has knowledge of sports-related injuries and can offer advice on technique, rehab and injury prevention. He also has a special interest in the treatment of arthritis and arthritic joints.
Msc MCSP MSOMM- Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner
Sen is the Principal Practitioner, at Longfield Polyclinic, who worked in public and private sectors in UK over the past 17 years and gained valid Healthcare experience specialising in Musculoskeletal (MSK) and Orthopaedic conditions primarily. He graduated from Fonty’s University, The Netherlands (2002) and Dr. M.G.R Medical University, India (2000). His clinical speciality and interests is focussed on Orthopaedic triage assessment, managing complex musculoskeletal pathologies using advanced techniques (Pilates S&C rehabilitation, Injection and Prescribing /Reviewing Medicines), pain management (CBT and CFT) and sports injuries (Injury prevention and athletic performance enhancement strategies).
Sen passion for Physiotherapy and holistic health, is evident with his regular CPD courses attended over past decade and was successful in gaining his Masters in Advanced Physiotherapy at University of Hertfordshire in 2015.
He firmly believes that quality care and holistic health can be achieved by Systematic Assessment, Multidisciplinary and Integrated Treatment approach tailored to needs of patient.
His Hands-on treatment approach combined with effective therapeutic exercise prescription has helped in effective management of patient’s pathology over the past decade.
His additional skill set includes teaching Clinical Pilates and Acupuncture. He conducts group classes (Lifestyle Medicine, Clinical Pilates and Therapeutic Yoga) to promote active and healthy lifestyle among local community.
He spends his leisure time playing tennis and assisting his son in football training, alongside enjoying regular fitness routine in gym, swimming and cycling.
Alison studied for 5 years at the renowned International College of Oriental Medicine gaining a BSc (Hons) in Acupuncture. She is a fully certified member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC). Her training included both classical and contemporary acupuncture including Traditional Chinese Acupuncture (TCM), 5 Elements and Stems and Branches. All disciplines are incorporated within her practice with the principal aim to restore balance and health.
Alison also practices Facial Enhancement Acupuncture (FEA) which is safe and holistic approach to anti-ageing. FEA targets points and muscles on the face to improve the elasticity of the skin by increasing collagen to the face. Alison is a member and registered practitioner of Cosmetic Acupuncture UK (CAUK) and Facial Enhance.
Prior to discovering acupuncture, Alison graduated with a BA (Hons) in French Studies. She went on to work in the Asset Management sector for 12 years at which time she left the corporate world to be a full-time mum.
Alison’s interest and passion for Chinese Medicine arose through her own positive experience of acupuncture leading her to return to study and embark on a new career path which she believes will be a lifetime learning experience.