Physios

Physios

The Physiotherapists

The Physiotherapists are Health Professional Council registered and members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy with a special interest in Hydrotherapy.

Gaynor Wilson

Gaynor set up the Hydrotherapy side of her physiotherapy business 30 years ago and always considers treating the body as a whole .She ran a busy private practice from which she has now retired. Her main skills are rehabilitation of movement incorporating increased quality of muscle action and joint range.

The water is such a wonderful place to work ,too see improvement in participants ability even the ones who dislike water .

Francesca Lamont

Fran had the benefit of an early introduction to hydrotherapy as a student physiotherapist and this instilled a love of hydro early on in her career. She qualified from Kings college London as a chartered physiotherapist in 2000.

Her first Physiotherapy job was in a large teaching hospital in Dublin, from there she moved to the NHS in North London on land and in the hydro pool.
In 2007 she gained her MSC in advanced neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy at UCL and completed MACP accreditation.

Fran and colleagues successfully published research into the neural control of upper limb and trunk muscles in 2009.

Whilst studying for her MSc (2006) Fran started working in private practice for Bevan Wilson Physiotherapy.

When her third child arrived and then the fourth, she decided to take some time out from work to focus on her young family.

Fran currently works in the outpatient Physiotherapy department at Mount Alvernia Hospital and enjoys balancing land physiotherapy there, with hydrotherapy at Splashback.

Michelle Dowd

Michelle qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist at the Middlesex Hospital, London in 1985. She has a wealth of experience in musculoskeletal rehabilitation, sports injuries and hydrotherapy. Michelle worked at Unsted Park Rehabilitation Centre in Surrey and at the National Treatment Centre for Arthritis in New Zealand, where hydrotherapy played a vital role in treatment. She has a particular interest in neck and back pain, rehab for joint replacements, workplace ergonomics and pain management. She has worked for a number of years for Splashback Hydrotherapy and in private practise in Cranleigh.