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Meet the team

Alison Fantom

Alison qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from the Queens College in Glasgow and then worked in major teaching hospitals in Edinburgh and Aberdeen for almost twenty years. During this time she specialised in the treatment of musculoskeletal (muscle and joint) problems and became a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. In 1999 with business partner Jane Caney she set up Inverurie Chartered Physiotherapy Clinic.

Alison very much enjoys the varied case load she sees at the clinic but has a particular interest in the treatment of swimmers working with athletes who regularly compete on the national and international stage.  More recently Alison has developed an interest in the treatment of long standing back and neck pain. She is a great believer in the benefit of exercise for physical and mental wellbeing.

She is a qualified Pilates instructor having completed her training with the APPI.

Out of work Alison enjoys walking, going to the gym and catching up with friends and family.

Jane Caney

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.

Alison Middleton

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.

Colin Davidson

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).

Laura Patterson

Laura graduated from the University of Bradford in 2004 and spent 7 years working for the NHS in Aberdeen and Inverness gaining experience in a variety of areas before specialising in the musculoskeletal field. Laura joined the clinic in 2011 to continue to focus upon the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries.

Laura has post graduate qualifications in Acupuncture, Hand therapy and Orthopaedic medicine. Laura is a certified Pilates instructor with the APPI including training in Antenatal and Postnatal Pilates.

In addition to her usual varied caseload Laura also treats elite athletes in particular Swimming and Hockey. Laura spent two years working with Scottish hockey as u18 women’s team physiotherapist. Laura is also developing her caseload in Women’s Health, particularly the treatment of Antenatal and Postnatal conditions.

When not at work Laura is a busy mum to two young children but also enjoys running, bootcamp and walking her dog.

 

Lynsey Ross

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.

Faye Webster

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 Marshall

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 McKenzie

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.

She is a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology and completed her Basic Bobath Course during 2009. Jenny is also currently undertaking her APPI Pilates training.

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 friends.

Peter Skrzpiec

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 Cole

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.

Ros Riungu

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.

Coreen Gillespie

Coreen has been a massage therapist since 1999 and since that time has furthered her skills in various types of massage. Most of Coreen’s work is Sports and remedial massage but she is also qualified in Swedish, on-site, pregnancy, oncology, scar tissue massage, reflexology and lymphoedema reflexology.

Coreen is a massage therapist for Sport Scotland and last year worked with Scotland’s commonwealth swim team during the Glasgow commonwealth Games.

Coreen has been teaching massage for the Scottish Massage schools since 2000 and is the head tutor for the On-site Massage course.

Outwith ICPC Coreen has her own private clinic in Bucksburn, carries out massage at CLAN Aberdeen and also provides massage in the corporate work environment.

Siobhan Mutch

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
Children’s Physio.
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.

Lynn Kinnear

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.

Anna Armstrong

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.

Kerry Wilson

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.

Ewan Ross

Ewan obtained his level 3 Diploma in Sports massage in July 2017. He has a keen interest in sports related issues but is equally at home treating general aches and pains. Ewan is studying physiotherapy at Robert Gordon University and already has qualifications in sports psychology and sport and exercise science. He is also a qualified personal trainer, with experience with a variety of clients.

Out of work Ewan is interested in rugby, mixed martial arts and reading.