Meet the Team

Dr Jodielin Ofori

Since graduating from Brunel University with a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy Dr Jodielin Ofori has gone on to pursue further interests in the area of musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation achieving a PhD in Health Science at Plymouth University.

Researching specifically the effects of physiotherapy interventions for the management of stiffness and spasticity in people with multiple sclerosis. Jodielin has presented her research at both national and international physiotherapy conferences and has achieved awards for her work in this area.

Over the past year Jodielin has further developed a wide breath of knowledge in the area of assessing and treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions while working in Essex, Suffolk and London. Jodielin attends regular courses in order to keep abreast of current assessment procedures and treatment interventions with the most recent course being the assessment and management of the sporting hip, groin and spinal assessment and rehabilitation.

Dr Ofori’s work as a MSK physiotherapist in the NHS and private practice includes the assessment of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions throughout the body and treatment with manual therapy, electrotherapy and exercise. She is also involved in the pre/post-operative treatment of complex orthopaedic conditions in private hospitals.

She has also worked with a variety of sports teams including: Barnet Bulldogs Basketball Club, Potters Bar FC, Brunel Basketball Club and Tavistock FC. Dr Jodielin Ofori is an avid sportswoman and participates in half-marathon, cross-country and was an Olympic hopeful for Team GB in basketball.

Dr Ofori’s interests lie in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and human behaviour and psychology and how these influence rehabilitation. These activities and her own experience of being injured gives her valuable insight into what is required from a treatment and injury prevention perspective in order to return to sport and restore day to day  function.

Natalie Lewin

Natalie obtained her BSc (hons) Physiotherapy qualification from the University of Hertfordshire in 2009.

Since then, she has been working in the neuromusculoskeletal field and, having been a care worker working specifically with cerebral palsy, Natalie also has a background in neurological rehabilitation.

Natalie has worked with numerous sports teams and clubs covering sports such as tennis, cricket, basketball, hockey and football, and is experienced in treating a wide range of sports injuries.

She has a specific interest in tennis and football, having been a keen tennis player and qualified professional tennis registry (PTR) coach. For the past five years she has been working in semi-professional
football as a first team physiotherapist. She is a women’s health qualified physiotherapist and Pilates instructor.

Natalie has an interest in aromatherapy and alternative therapies and enjoys researching alternative methods of treating. In her spare time, Natalie enjoys playing tennis and has a want to be yogi having enjoyed attending yoga classes.

Aaron Murtagh

Since graduating from Salford university with a BSc (Hons) degree in Sport Rehabilitation Aaron has gone on to further education achieving a MSc in Strength and Conditioning and MSc in Physiotherapy at Brunel University London.

Over the past number of years, he has worked with a number of different sports teams including Preston North End FC, London Colney FC and Widney Vikings rugby league.

He has a specific interest in running and football, having run for Ireland underage he has received many injuries himself along the way which gives him great appreciation into the treatment and rehabilitation process.

Aaron has a special interest in lower back pain, lower limb injuries, sporting injuries and its rehabilitation. Aaron takes a holistic approach to assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, making sure to listen to the patient and individualising the care ensuring to get the best outcome for his patients.

Phooi-yin Turner was born in Malaysia and came to England to study nursing.  After qualifying and working in the East End of London for a number of years, she gave it up to have a family.  She resumed work in the City of London in Re-insurance, however her heart was always in the health sector and she took up a position with the NHS in the administration departments of Physiotherapy and Podiatry.  She was approached to become Practice Manager at Lea Valley Physio in Waltham Abbey where she worked for nine years from its inception until its closure in 2015.

Phooi-yin is the first person you will meet at HMG Physio and as Practice Manager, she is in charge of all the non-clinical aspects of the clinic.

Mrs Py Turner

Meet our Receptionists:
Suzanne Beckett and Shantal Bravo

Suzanne Beckett

Shantal Bravo