Principal & Senior Practitioner
BSc(Hons), MCSP, HPC, MNZSP, PGCE
Specialising in sports injuries since 1984
Past positions include Senior Physiotherapist to:
2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games – Clinical Lead Venue Physiotherapist
England Women’s Cricket team,
New Zealand Women’s Hockey team,
NZ Women’s Basketball, NZ and Auckland Netball,
Commonwealth Games, Auckland City Marathon,
Oceania Veterans athletics
Jenny was trained and hand-reared in New Zealand, qualifying as a Physiotherapist in 1984. She has lived in Kent since 1992 and previous experience includes working at Greenwich and Westhill Hospitals and Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. She established Bodyworks Sports Injury & Physiotherapy Clinic in 1995 in Dartford, with a second clinic based at the University of Greenwich School of Science in Chatham in 2005.
Jenny is also a Senior Lecturer in Sports Science at the University of Greenwich where she teaches Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics, and Movement Science & Injury to Sports Science students. She is also a visiting lecturer to the Queen Mary’s University Post-Graduate Masters in Sports Medicine course for Doctors and Physiotherapists, and Consultant Physiotherapist to a number of Premier League and other Football Clubs, including Crystal Palace, Arsenal, Brentford, Brighton & Hove, Crawley Town.
She is also studying for her PhD and researching the series of apophysitis injuries that affect sporting adolescents, including Osgood-Schlatter’s disease and Sever’s disease. Jenny has discovered a pioneering method to treat these troublesome conditions in a vastly shortened time scale and has published academic research articles and a book describing her successful protocol for treatment. She continues to investigate improvements to her protocol and disseminates her findings to a wide variety of academic conferences and seminars for Doctors and Physiotherapists.
Special interest areas: knee problems, Osgood-Schlatter’s disease, shoulders, general sports injuries, muscle imbalances and soft tissue flexibility
Jenny was a former County-level cricketer and hockey player.