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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.