After graduating from Glasgow in 1988 with a degree in physiotherapy, Jane worked in major NHS teaching hospitals in Glasgow and Aberdeen for 12 years. Alongside Alison she set up Inverurie Chartered Physiotherapy clinic in 1999 and has since overseen its rapid growth and development into a centre of excellence.
In addition to a varied daily caseload of patients Jane works with elite athletes, in particular hockey players and gymnasts and has worked as physiotherapist for international hockey teams. In 1995 she qualified as a pilates instructor and teaches regular classes and individual sessions in the clinic.
Jane also has experience in providing occupational health physiotherapy and works closely with local and large multi – national companies.
In her spare time you will see Jane flying about running very long distances or riding her bike.
Graduating in 1997 from RGU Alison specialised quickly within the NHS in musculoskeletal care. During this time she was one of the first physiotherapists in the UK to complete her Pilates training and went on to work as a consultant for the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute, training Pilates teachers nationally.
Alison went on to establish her own business teaching Pilates across Aberdeenshire before joining Inverurie Physiotherapy and Podiatry Clinic in 2003. Since joining the practice she has further developed her other special interests in elite sports including dancers and gymnasts, acupuncture and most recently in Women’s Health (including ante and post-natal care).
Alison is a member of the Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy Association and the Association of Acupuncturists in Chartered Physiotherapy.
When not working she likes swimming, walking and spending time with her daughter.
Graduating from Queen Margaret College in 1998 Colin worked initially in the NHS with the mainstay of his experience in musculoskeletal disorders. During this time he has completed his Masters Degree in Manual Therapy giving him membership of the MACP (Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists). Prior to joining Inverurie Chartered Physio, he has also lectured physiotherapy students at RGU and most recently worked as an Extended Scope Practitioner for NHS Lothian, with a sub specialty of shoulder and knee pathologies.
Colin is also a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health working with a variety of industries. Previously he has worked for the Scottish Under-16 mens hockey team.
In his spare time he can be seen hurtling himself down hills on his snowboard or mountain bike (weather depending).
Lynsey graduated from the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, in 2003 with a BSc(hons) in Physiotherapy. Lynsey was initially posted to work for the NHS in Aberdeen where she worked to gain experience in a variety of areas but predominately found herself within the musculoskeletal setting. She continued her work within this field for a further two years in Houston, Texas. There Lynsey treated a variety of injuries and worked with some interesting patients including the last man to walk on the moon.
Lynsey joined the team in 2010 and continues to treat those with musculoskeletal injuries, and since completing various APPI Pilates courses, teaches weekly Pilates classes.
In her spare time Lynsey is a busy mum to her three young children.
After graduating in Sport & Exercise Science in 2003, Faye spent 13 years
working within Higher Education Sport before recently becoming self-employed
as an Exercise Professional and Massage Therapist.
She has worked part time as a massage therapist for 5 years, having
qualified through Scottish Massage Schools in Swedish, Sports & Remedial,
and On-Site Massage.
Group exercise delivery has been her real passion for well over a decade, as
she loves to interact with people and provide appropriate opportunities to
improve health, wellbeing, quality of life, or sports performance.
She has a long standing love of Fitness Yoga and Zumba, and has worked with
numerous high level athletes, over the years, but now mostly specialises in
older adult exercise, from active circuit based or exercise to music
classes, to specialised falls prevention classes for frailer individuals.
She has trained extensively with Later Life Training in the area of exercise
for falls prevention and more recently in exercise and fitness after stroke.
She hopes to be able to bring some new exciting exercise opportunities to
ICPC in the future.
When not working she enjoys anything that gets her outdoors in the fresh
air, whether it’s walking, biking, gardening or photography.
Esther graduated with a BSc(hons) in Physiotherapy, from the Robert Gordon’s University, Aberdeen in 2003.
Esther worked for 6 years in the NHS in Aberdeen and the Shire where she gained experience in a variety of settings, before specialising in Community Rehabilitation, based in hospital and home settings, treating a wide range of conditions from musculoskeletal injuries to falls prevention.
Esther joined the team in 2016 where she continues to treat musculoskeletal injuries and also teaches Pilates after having completed various APPI courses.
Out with work, Esther is a mum to 2 children and enjoys being outdoors with the family and dog.
Jenny qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2003. She has since worked within NHS Grampian, and has specialised in Neuro Rehabilitation for over 10 years.
Jenny has worked across all areas of Specialist Rehabilitation, with experience of working with Stroke, Head Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury, Parkinson’s Disease and many other neurological conditions.
Jenny is a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology and completed her Basic Bobath Course during 2009. Jenny completed Level 1 and 2 of the PD Warrior Course in 2017 and is trained to apply the principals of the course on a 1:1 and group basis. Jenny continues with her APPI Pilates training, completing the Neuro Pilates course in 2018 and Matwork 3 in 2019.
Out with work, Jenny leads a busy family life with her two young children and enjoys escaping out into the countryside and catching up with family and friends.
Peter Skrzypiec BSc (Hons)., MChS.
Peter graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2013 with 1st Class Honours Degree.
Since graduation Peter has gained experience working in the NHS Forth Valley and private practice where he developed special interest in biomechanics, sports injuries and orthotics.
Peter also uses foot manipulation/mobilisation techniques and acupuncture to compliment his treatment plans.
As well as providing podiatric care at the clinic Peter is studying Medicine at University of Aberdeen where he would like to combine his podiatry knowledge with medical and surgical training. Peter is fluent in English and Polish.
Kevin graduated from Glasgow in 1986 and has over 25 years’ experience as a podiatrist.
He has a keen interest in sports injuries and biomechanics and has worked in other speciality areas such as diabetic foot care, paediatrics and rheumatology.
During his career Kevin has practiced in the NHS, private practice and in occupational health.
Kevin has held academic positions in Podiatric education at Glasgow Caledonian University, CIT Wellington New Zealand, The University of Western Sydney and Charles Sturt University, Australia.
Kevin is a member of the Medicines and Medical Devices Committee and a former council member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists UK.
A graduate of Glasgow School of Podiatry, Ros has over 30 years’experience. Initially with the NHS in London, she developed a comprehensive range of specialist skills and expanded her role to include Community Health Promotion. While Clinical Lead at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, she led the establishment of Podiatry Services for Diabetes, Rheumatology and other high-risk conditions. A keen innovator, Ros was appointed Professional Advisor to the NHS Trust for Westminster. There she developed a service that was focussed on patients’ needs and circumstance.
Returning to Scotland in 2000, Ros went into private practice. Her passion for treating the person as a whole, rather than individual symptoms, led her to develop close partnerships with specialists in physiotherapy and massage. Such partnerships provide joined-up therapies that deliver lasting benefits. She is therefore delighted to have joined the team at ICPC and, as a recent convert, is looking forward to the promised long-lasting benefits of Pilates.
Siobhan graduated from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, in 2014 with
a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy.
Following graduation she initially worked within NHS Tayside gaining
experience in a variety of areas before deciding that paediatrics was
the field in which she wished to specialise. In 2016, she moved back to
Aberdeen to work within the paediatric team in NHS Grampian.
Siobhan has now also joined our team here at the practice as our
Having a keen interest in many sports she also has experience of
physiotherapy work within Gymnastics and Rugby.
Away from work Siobhan enjoys Gymnastics, Swimming and spending time
with her little Dachshund.
Tina is a Registered Dietitian with over 10 years experience working in both hospital and community settings within the NHS. She has a BSc(Hons) in Human Nutrition, Masters in Public Health and a Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics.
Tina works as part of the Inverurie Chartered Physiotherapy and Podiatry Team She has a particular interest in behaviour change, weight management, gastrointestinal disorders and sports nutrition although she has experience in many areas of dietetics. Tina is passionate about nutrition and the pivotal role it plays in the physical and mental well being of individuals at all stages in life. Tina is keen to provide specialist one to one advice and support across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to those wanting to make dietary changes.
For further information have a look at Tina’s website www.aberdeendietitian.com
Lynn qualified from Robert Gordon University in 2003 and began rotational work in the NHS. In 2007 she started specialising in musculoskeletal injuries and started working privately 2 years later. She has continued to work in the NHS and private sector and developed a special interest in fracture and orthopaedic rehabilitation. Lynn has completed post graduate courses in acupuncture and Pilates.
Outside of work Lynn is busy with family life and likes catching up with friends.
Kerry has been a Swedish massage therapist since 2008 and recently returned to study and complete her Active IQ Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma with MSK Therapy Training. Since completed her diploma, Kerry has worked from home but is delighted to be joining the team at ICPC. She has a keen interest in working with runners and fitness enthusiasts and in addition to massage she is starting her own fitness classes in the local area.
Out with work, Kerry loves to cook and spend time with her two chocolate Labradors.
Anna graduated from The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen in 2002 with
a BSc (HONS) Physiotherapy. Since then she has worked within the NHS
initially in Carlisle, then for 15 years in Grampian. She has worked in
departments widely throughout the Grampian area gathering a wide range
of knowledge in a variety of Physiotherapy specialties. While working in
Aberdeen, Anna spent 18 months making a monthly trip to London to study
at The Royal Veterinary College, London. Latterly relocating to London
for 6 months to complete her MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy in 2006.
Back in Aberdeen, Anna built up an equine caseload throughout Grampian
which led to further development of her interest in treating riders and
how the horse and rider can affect each others performance.
She became interested in the Pilates concept after attending her first
course in 2009. Anna has gone on to become an APPI Certified Matwork
Instructor and regularly attends pilates courses to maintain and update
her skills. This style of movement and exercise complements her
treatments for many of the clients she sees. She has also completed
further post-grad training in orthopaedic medicine, acupuncture and
rider specific rehab. Anna is a member of the Association of Chartered
Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT) and sat on the committee for
this group for several years.
Away from work Anna enjoys the outdoors with her husband and daughter,
plus finding time to compete at Endurance and TREC with her own horse.
Angela became an accredited Mindfulness teacher in the MBSR ( Mindful Based Stress Reduction) programme and is also trained to teach the .b Mindfulness Curriculum in schools. Prior to this she ran her own company and found life becoming increasingly more stressful and frantic. She started to practice mindfulness and began to see the positive benefits in her own life resulting in improved business and personal relationships as well as being more productive, focused and having lower stress levels. She decided to become a teacher and her new business has gone from strength to strength. Angela regularly teaches Mindfulness in the workplace, hosts retreats and delivers mindfulness programmes in schools. Out or work Angela likes to be outdoors and enjoys walking, cycling, sea kayaking and skiing. When not outdoors she loves to cook and have her friends round for dinner.
Fiona qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist at The Middlesex Hospital / UCL, London in 1988 and since then worked in hospitals and rehabilitation centres in and around the London area, Australia and Aberdeen. She completed an MSc in Physiotherapy in 1994 and became a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in 1995.
Fiona enjoys treating a varied case load of patients and combines this with a teaching physiotherapy at Robert Gordon University 3 days (since 1998). She has also taught Pilates since 2006 and has a special interest in management of neck pain, she is also a trustee for ARC Hippotherapy.
Out of work Fiona enjoys skiing, gym classes, socialising and theatre. She has three teenage daughters and enjoys holidaying around the world.
Grace has over 15 years experience working with both adults and children within the NHS. More recently she has begun working privately with amateur athletes. Grace has a BSc(Hons) in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Although Grace has experience in many areas of dietetics, Grace is passionate about Nutrition for sport and exercise. She is keen to help all ages and abilities from top amateur athletes to anyone working to improve their health through exercise and healthy eating. As a competitive endurance athlete herself, Grace has extensive experience in developing nutritional strategies that work for optimal performance alongside busy lifestyles.
Grace is a level one anthropometric practitioner.
She is also HCPC registered and a member of the British Dietetic Association.
Graduated from Robert Gordon’s University in 2012 with BSC (Hons) in Physiotherapy. Spent 6 months after graduating in the US, experienced working within paediatric hydrotherapy during this time. Since then have worked throughout NHS Grampian in a wide range of areas, specialised in Paediatrics in 2016.
Outside of work, I enjoy getting outdoors and spending time with my family.
Helen graduated from Robert Gordon’s University in 2011 with a first class BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. She started work in NHS Tayside before returning to NHS Grampian working through a wide range of areas before specialising in rehabilitation in 2014.
Helen has worked across areas including inpatient and community elderly rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation including Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Head Injury and many others.
She completed her Bobath Introductory training modules in 2017 and is a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology. She is Level 1 & 2 Parkinson’s Warrior trained, teaches a variety of Pilates classes at the clinic and has also completed the APPI Neurological Pilates Course .
Out with work, Helen enjoys attending the gym, boot camps, doing tug of war and baking.
Nicole qualified in Swedish massage with the Scottish massage school in April 2019, and went onto the gain certification in oncology massage in May 2019. She is currently studying for her diploma in sports and remedial massage. She is passionate about using focused treatments to help individuals with a variety of aches and pains,or to simply provide a full body relaxation experience.
Nicole has always had a keen interest in exercise, particularly martial arts. This has led to a greater understanding of the relationship stress has on the body and its ability to heal and perform. In addition to her sports massage training she is keen to further her skills and understanding around stress management massage techniques, and the impact this can have on physical and mental wellbeing.
Nicole has trained in kickboxing. She also enjoys swimming, weekend runs, and cinema nights out with her husband.