About us

James Tomkies
MCSP Chartered Physiotherapist
HCPC Registered

James has been practicing for over 26 years and specialises in Biomechanics and movement analysis. He is a level 6 accredited Biomechanics Coach. James is also a member of the OCPPP (Occupation of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice).

He is a diagnostic expert ensuring the correct solution to your injury by providing innovative care using the most up to date physiotherapy techniques. James has links with orthopaedic consultants specialising in both back and other injuries.

James formed PhysioElite in 2001 and has a mature practise dealing with patients from 9 years to 92 years. He has developed strong links with local community organisations such as nursing homes and local GPs.  James is based at The Old Woolmart, Hambrook.


Nithin Thankachan
STABSc Sports Therapy

Nithin will become the newest member of Physioelite in the Autumn. He is a fully qualified Sports Therapist since graduating from University of Birmingham in the summer of 2017. He also has a level 4 certificate for sports massage therapy. He has extensive knowledge in dealing with sports injuries, strength and conditioning and clinical assessment due to working with professional football teams and being involved in a sports injury clinic for the past 3 years.

Nithin is also working as a Physiotherapy technician at the Southmead hospital. He has experience in dealing with patients of all ages and is highly motivated to provide the best service. 

Nithin is a hardworking, optimistic and reliable individual with an interest in expanding his career and is looking forward to working with PhysioElite.  Nithin is based at Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn Filton, Bristol.



Ruth Piggott
PA / Administrator to James Tomkies.

Ruth has worked with James since 2011 and deals with all administrative tasks within the practise. She is friendly and responsive to your needs.

Please email Ruth at admin@physioelite.co.uk for all your admin enquiries.