Physiotherapsit profiles

Ann Mallinson

Ann qualified from Manchester Royal Infirmary as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1981, and worked in a Private Practice since 1990. Ann became the owner of Steina in september 2001 after 8 months travelling in Australia and the Far East. Ann has also completed the MACP weekend courses, as well as courses in spinal manipulation beginners and advanced, acupuncture, muscle imbalance and sports rehabilitation. In 2000 Ann also completed an Open University degree in Geography and the Environment.

Ian Watson

Ian qualified in 2005 from the University of Huddersfield after previously gaining a HND in Sport Science at Edge Hill University. He started work at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in Wigan as a Junior Physiotherapist in general rotations. In 2007 he moved to Aintree University Hospital specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. He has also worked for Bolton Wanderers FC Academy and now works for Liverpool FC Academy on a part time basis covering pitch side management and sports rehabilitation. In 2006 Ian gained his acupuncture qualification and is due to start a masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2011. He has a special interest in sport specific rehabilitation and soft tissue injuries.