AQUAPHYSIO - Key Persons


Aliya Mowl

Job Titles:
  • Aquatic Physiotherapist
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.

Danielle Yarwood

Job Titles:
  • 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.

Emily Bourne

Job Titles:
  • 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.

Jamie Harrington

Jamie is currently at Glyn School Sixth form, in his final year studying A-level Biology, Chemistry and Physical Education and has applied to study Physiotherapy at university. He was fascinated from a very young age by the inner workings of the human body as well as physiotherapy, which was accelerated through the evolvement of training and playing in the surrey east district cricket team and through the surrey cricket circuit as well as learning more about the practise of physiotherapy during a five day work experience, participated here at Aquaphysio and Wimbledon physiotherapy clinic.

JOHN MATTHEW SKINNER - Secretary

Job Titles:
  • Company Secretary

John Skinner

Job Titles:
  • 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.

Rumi Appadoo

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.

WENDY MARGARET SKINNER

Job Titles:
  • Director

Wendy Skinner

Job Titles:
  • 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.