Meet Our Team

Julia Powdrill
                   
Physiotherapist, Run Specialist and Clinical Pilates Instructor
Julia Powdrill
Bsc (Hons) (Physio)

Julia graduated from Kings College London in 1999 and started her career at two of London's teaching hospitals, along with work for Fulham Football Club. She moved to Dubai in 2004 to work in private practice. Julia has a special interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation along with pre and post-natal rehabilitation. She uses her manual therapy skills along with soft tissue release, dry needling, and taping for pain relief and to correct dysfunction. She then uses postural correction, exercise therapy and Stott Pilates to globally rehabilitate her clients, to achieve full recovery and prevent recurrence of injury. Julia has worked at many local sporting events such as the Dubai Rugby 7s and the Dubai Marathon.

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Jennifer Rath
                   
Physiotherapist
Jennifer Rath
BSc (Spt&ExSc), BSc (Hons) (Physio)

Jenny qualified in 2008 from the University of Central Lancashire and has specialised in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy since 2011. Prior to moving to Dubai in 2016, she worked in the UK NHS and private practice, as well as at Blackburn Rovers Football Academy from 2007. Jenny’s assessments tend to be very patient focused and she uses a combination of manual therapy, exercise and good patient education to achieve goals. Jenny has recently started her MSc in Advancing Physiotherapy Practice via distance learning with Sheffield Hallam. In her spare time Jenny enjoys yoga, barre and HIIT sessions, and has a black belt in Lau Gar kickboxing.

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Jonathan Covich physiotherapist dubai
Jonathan Covich
                   
Physiotherapist
Jonathan Covich
BHScPT

Jonathan graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science (Physio) at Auckland University of Technology and spent 5 years working in multiple clinics in New Zealand and Australia. He has also worked extensively with Auckland and Brisbane based pro-level football and rugby clubs providing physiotherapy & rehabilitation. Jonathan has been in Dubai for over 5 years treating the general population, athletes, and the Aviation population. Taking a holistic approach to treatment, Jonathan’s clinical special interests include sports, sacrum/pelvis and spinal manual and manipulative therapy, and shoulder injuries - role in overhead athletes through to its role in posture with corporate office workers.'

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Jeelna Ruparelia
                   
Physiotherapist & Certified Yoga Instructor
Jeelna Ruparelia
BSc (Physio)

Jeelna started her career in sport working for Queen's Park Rangers Football Club, alongside working for several teaching NHS hospitals in London. She specialised in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, with a special interest in the sporting shoulder and atraumatic complex shoulder instability in children and adults. Jeelna has worked in private racquet sports clubs with a key focus on gym based rehabilitation and Clinical Pilates, to help achieve client specific functional goals. She keeps herself fit combining strength training in the gym and multi-style Yoga to achieve balance to her lifestyle. She is a certified Yoga Instructor (RYT 200) registered in Rishikesh in India and uses a yoga therapy approach to improve posture, alignment and general wellbeing in her clients. She provides this service 1:1 or in bespoke group based classes.

Jade Lucus read dubai
Jade Lucas-Read
                   
Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor
Jade Lucas-Read
BSc Physiotherapy HCPC, MCSP, POGP

Jade graduated in Physiotherapy in 2008 in London and has worked for several popular central London clinics. She has worked alongside professional dancers, athletes, and acrobats. Jade integrates a hands-on approach, Pilates-based rehabilitation, Functional Rehabilitation, Dry Needling and Health coaching in order to help people heal. Jade has undergone extensive study in Women’s Health Physiotherapy.