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Wendy Skinner - Owner/Aquatic Physiotherapist

Wendy Skinner - Owner/Aquatic Physiotherapist

Wendy Skinner qualified with a degree in Physiotherapy in 1995 and subsequently spent 7 years working for the NHS, predominantly at Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith.

She left the NHS in 2002 to enter private practice. Since then she has continued to further her knowledge base. She has become a qualified member of the MACP and now mentors their students, has certificates in sports physiotherapy and orthopaedic medicine. Over the last years Wendy has continued with her studies and has become an accredited Kinetic Control Movement Therapist through Keele University with her end project examining muscle activation and recruitment after single segmental lumbar spine surgery.


Aliya Mowl - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Aliya Mowl - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Aliya gained a BSc in Biomedical Sciences in 2005 then went on to complete her MSc in Physiotherapy in 2008 at King’s College London.

Aliya was working as a Senior Physiotherapist in an NHS setting, where she gained varied orthopaedic and musculoskeletal experience, both on land and in aquatic therapy.  Currently she works part-time in a private physiotherapy clinic as well as being part of the team at AquaPhysio.

Aliya enjoys running and has danced for many years, so is aware of the demands placed on the body during such sporting activities.  She has a special interest in treating women in the ante-natal and post-natal periods.


Lisa Reid - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Lisa Reid - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Lisa completed an undergraduate degree in Athletic Therapy and Training from Dublin City University and went on complete an MSc in Physiotherapy from Kings College London. Since then she has worked in Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal settings within the NHS and private sector and also worked as the lead physiotherapist for the London Gaelic football team for two years.

Lisa enjoys treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries but has a special interest in shoulder injuries varying from overuse, to instability and post-surgical cases. She analyses the biomechanics of movements and incorporates manual therapy and sports specific rehab where needed to ensure long term improvements. Lisa has also gained accreditation in Acupuncture from AACP and enjoys incorporating pilates based movements in to rehabilitation programmes. She ensures to treat each client as an individual and tailors her treatment to the specific needs of that individual.

In her spare time Lisa is a keen runner and gym goer and continues to play ladies Gaelic football at a competitive level.


Emily Bourne - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Emily Bourne - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Emily first completed a BSc in Sports and Exercise Science at the University of Leeds in 2011. With an interest in Musculoskeletal injuries she then went on to complete an MSc in Physiotherapy at St Georges University of London. Emily has experience working in both private and NHS Hospitals and also has a Diploma in sports massage. 

Emily enjoys treating a range of musculoskeletal injuries and takes a holistic approach to care. She aims to understand what factors aggravate her patient’s injury and determines the best treatment plans to get her patients back to the activities they enjoy. 

In her own time, Emily enjoys regular exercise and going to the gym. She has a particular interest in skiing, having qualified as a Ski Instructor in Canada in 2008.


Tom Bergmann - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Tom Bergmann - Aquatic Physiotherapist

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Danielle Yarwood - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Danielle Yarwood - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Danielle has an extensive educational background having undertaken an undergraduate degree and two Masters Degrees in Sports Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy. Danielle completed her first degree in Sports Therapy at the University of Hertfordshire in 2009. On completion Danielle spent a year in Australia working with professional Basketball and Soccer teams in North Queensland.

On her return to the UK she undertook a Masters in Sports Rehabilitation at St Marys University, and on completion of this degree Danielle became the lead Sports Rehabilitator for the British and Dutch National Alpine Ski teams and was based in Austria for 2 winter seasons, specialising in prevention of injury and musculoskeletal functional screenings.

In 2014 Danielle returned back to the UK again to work as a Sports Rehabilitator in a private gym in London and private physiotherapy clinic in Northampton. Danielle graduated following her second Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at Brunel University, whilst also working in a private clinic and for the French International rugby team during the world cup. During her physiotherapy masters Danielle spent 6 weeks at Headley Court with the Ministry of defence working in Hydrotherapy 5 times a week treating a large variety of injuries such as spinal cord, amputee and post surgery.

Danielle currently works in professional rugby, a private clinic and here at Aqua Physio.


Yongho Son - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Yongho Son - Aquatic Physiotherapist

Yongho graduated in 2010 with a degree in Sports and Exercise Sciences BSc (Hons), following which he spent 5 years in the USA specialising in running gait analysis and footwear.

He graduated from St. George’s University with a degree in Physiotherapy BSc (Hons), winning the award for excellence on clinical practice placements. He also holds a diploma in Sports Massage.

Yongho's approach to treatment blends hands on treatment with a solid foundation in exercise prescription, functional rehabilitation, and treatment planning to maintain long-term solutions. He treats a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries and believes in building strength and balance in all things.

Yongho cycles everywhere he goes, and in his spare time enjoys going to the gym, climbing, playing basketball and squash, and watching NFL.


Hazel Barnes - Front Desk

Hazel Barnes - Front Desk

Hazel is in her second year at St. Georges University, studying Physiotherapy.

She found her passion for physiotherapy having grown up as a carer for her mother who suffered a severe stroke when she was born as well as seeing her grandfather suffer with motor neurone disease, she saw how physiotherapy can make a difference in someone’s life and help them maintain a good quality of life. She is hoping to go on to specialise in paediatrics and get a masters degree in either paediatric neurology or paediatric respiratory.

Outside of work Hazel is keen on sports and takes part in cycle races, hockey and karate where she is a national grade. She also enjoys swimming and horse riding when she gets the time.


Rumi Appadoo - Front Desk

Rumi Appadoo - Front Desk

Rumi is just starting her 2nd year at St George’s university of London studying a BSc in physiotherapy.

Rumi grew up in Yorkshire but moved to London to follow interest in physiotherapy, as she wanted to learn more about the human body and how it functions in order to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Rumi is also part of the St George’s Athletics society, and fencing society, tooting leisure centre membership, and uses the gym and swims regularly in her spare time.


John Skinner - General Manager

John Skinner - General Manager

John manages the centre on a day to day basis and is in charge of all bookings, patient enquiries and payments along with overseeing the centre and all of the physiotherapy staff. John is qualified as a National Pool plant operator which covers all the running and maintenance of the pool equipment and water, a qualified lifeguard and is also a Golf Professional. In his spare time, John takes part in long distance runs.

John welcomes any feedback from patients of AquaPhysio. We like to hear when we are doing things well, but likewise welcome feedback that will help AquaPhysio improve the service we have to offer.