Introducing the WDC Better Health team
You’ll be in good hands with us at W.D.C. Our top priority is to keep you well.
Get to know us better by clicking on the names below to see who will be looking after you, whether it be on the phone, in our reception, treatment rooms or Pilates studio:
W.D.C. was founded by Wendy in September 2006. Wendy has worked in both public and private sectors. Within the NHS Wendy worked as a Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and as an Extended Scope Practitioner Physiotherapist working as part of an Orthopaedic Consultant’s team specialising in Shoulder Pain.
Wendy has treated royalty for Shoulder pain through referrals from her close links with a top Orthopaedic Shoulder Surgeon. More recently Wendy has been the sole choice physiotherapist for all Essex based referrals from London Shoulder surgeon Mr. Matthew Sala.
Wendy worked within National level Rugby Union as the Head Physiotherapist for Southend Rugby Football Club. Wendy led the medical service at the club for 11 years working with players who achieved county honours and representative honours for various countries such as England, Samoa, Australia and New Zealand. Wendy resigned from her position as Head Physiotherapist at Southend RFC in June 2011 to open WDC.
Favourite place in the world: Home with my family
Favourite Food: Salmon Risotto
Where do you like to go holiday: Anywhere hot
Favourite TV show: Strictly Come Dancing
Favourite film: The Blind Side, The Polar Express
Favourite book: Any Harry Potter
What sports you like to do?: Dancing (I know it’s not a true sport. I used to be a gymnast)
Sports you like to watch: Rugby Union, Athletics, Gymnastics, F1
Hobbies: Doing arts and crafts with my daughter
What you like to do in your spare time: Catching up with friends and family
Qualifications: MSc Physiotherapy, BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy
I started my career working part time in Matalan and quickly grew to love the interaction and pace of retail. I became a manager at the age of 18 and moved around store to store. I was promoted to Deputy Manager in Lakeside and was with Matalan for 13 years.
I found that I enjoyed developing and helping other through out my career and this was cemented when I was head hunted and moved to Disney Store in lakeside. During this time I met my long suffering partner Lillie and had our beautiful cheeky monkey Delilah who both are my world. Sadly after 6 years with Disney the magic ran out and the store was closed. As the saying goes when one door closes another opens and WDC was that door for me. I look forward to meeting you all and helping you have a better quality of life through the work the excellent team here deliver.
Favourite place in the world: Reading bedtime stories with my daughter Delilah
Favourite food: Sausages – any kind most varied food in the world in my
Where do you like to go on Holiday?: Anywhere with good food, sun and a pool
Favourite TV show: Mandalorian hands down
Favourite Film: Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit films but very closely followed by anything Marvel
Favourite Book: The millennium Trilogy (girl with a dragon tattoo etc…) but enjoy reading anything with a twist
What sports do you like to do?: Football and pub games mainly such as darts
Sports you like to watch: I’m a big Manchester United fan but I enjoy watching all sports except snooker as that is not a game you watch just play
Hobbies: I enjoy bike riding with my daughter, watching TV/Gaming and socialising with friends
What do you like to do in your spare time?: I have a child there is never spare time
Front of House
I am originally from Surrey, I moved to Southend as I have always felt drawn to the sea when I need to relax, and what could be better than living in a place that makes you feel rejuvenated.
I have always been in a customer/client facing role and I saw the opportunity to work with a highly recommended Clinic, I jumped at the chance to apply, everything seemed to fall into place.
In my spare time I love to learn, this is everything from musical instruments, photography, to Sign Language (which is currently on my list to start).
I’m always happy to help whenever and wherever I can, so if you ever need someone to help with random requests I am always up for a challenge.
Favourite place in the world: Mexico.
Favourite Food: Mine is Christmas Dinner, I would eat it all year round
Where do you like to go on holiday: I love diversity so somewhere with an interesting history but also a place to relax
Favourite TV show: Supernatural
Favourite Film: Drop dead Fred
Favourite book: Many Lives, Many Masters – Dr Brian Weiss
What sports you like to do: I love Swimming and will be trying Wild Swimming (soon-ish).
Sports you like to watch: I enjoy watching VolleyBall and Diving
Hobbies: Learning Saxophone and Guitar, also Photography.
What you like to do in your spare time: Reading, Art + Crafts, Hiking, spending time with my family.
Originally from East London, but have lived in West London and the United States. I’ve had many different jobs in the past from working as a courier for federal express to being a cleaner, but over the last 9 years I have worked as a physiotherapist.
As well as a bachelor of science in Physiotherapy, I also have a bachelor of arts in film and broadcast media. I qualified physiotherapy from Brunel University in 2013 and have worked in the NHS as a rotational physiotherapist since. I decided to study physiotherapy through the love of being active, I originally wanted to be a personal trainer.
However, the appeal to physio, instead of personal training, was the ability to significantly improve someone’s life using physical activity instead of helping someone lose weight for their next holiday. The other thing I love about physiotherapy is that I get the opportunity to meet many different types of people from all ages and backgrounds.
Favourite place in the world: Florida, USA
Favourite Food: Pizza
Where do you like to go on holiday: Tampa, Florida
Favourite TV show: Breaking Bad
Favourite Film: Black Panther
Favourite book: The Fifth Vital
What sports you like to do: Gymnastics and parkour
Sports you like to watch: Parkour
Hobbies: Watching youtube videos, photography and videography
What you like to do in your spare time: Spending time with family and training in the gym
I am originally from India, completed my bachelors in physiotherapy as it was something that I wanted to do from a very young age. I’ve always had it in my nature to help everyone around me, and this profession certainly offers that. There was something about sports which attracted me when I was in my university, and that is how I ended up studying Sports Medicine for my masters! I hope to continue helping people be the better version of themselves with all the skills I’ve gained till date.
Favourite place in the world: Manali, India
Favourite food: Dark chocolate
Where do you like to go on holiday: A quite hill top rather than a busy beach
Favourite TV show: Friends
Favourite film: Divergent
Favourite book: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
What sports do you like to do: Table tennis
Sports you like to watch: Football
Hobbies: Dancing and reading books
What do you like to do in your spare time: Put on some music in the background, grab a good cup of coffee and read a book sitting by the window.
Favourite Food: Spicy Ramen
Where do you like to go on holiday: Switzerland
Favourite TV show: Schitt’s Creek
Favourite Film: Love Actually
Favourite book: Good vibes, Good life – Vex King
Sports I like to watch: Boxing and Darts
What sports do you like to do: Badminton, Football, Cricket
Sports you like to watch: Football, Cricket, Athletics
Hobbies: learning new dance choreography off youtube, scrolling through social media, exploring new coffee shops
What do you like to do in your spare time: Try new recipes and experiment with food.
Being a young semi-elite athlete, I’ve witnessed how physiotherapy can improve people’s lives, including mine, that’s been affected by several sports-related injuries since I was a child. Ever since then, I decided I wanted to take this on as my profession. After graduating, I had the opportunity to train and work as a Spine specialist at one of the best clinics in India where I had the chance of treating various Bollywood celebrities. I am passionate about injuries in female athletes and that was the core of my Master’s degree in MSK Sports Science and Health, which I completed at Loughborough University. My life’s mission is to help people realise that they can live pain-free, comfortable lives without having to rely on painkillers or surgery and bring awareness to the field of Physiotherapy.
I am a qualified Physiotherapist from the university of WInchester. I have experience treating if different sectors of Physiotherapy but find my passion within MSK.
I have personally from a young age competed in the field of diving. Although I no longer compete I still enjoy the activity along with going to the gym and running. This was one of the factors that lead me in to the field of Physiotherapy and MSK.
I look forward to helping others achieve their goals and get back to the things they love most.
Favourite place in the world: The family summer house in Ireland
Favourite Food: Pasta
Where do you like to go on holiday: Thailand
Favourite TV show: Grey’s Anatomy
Favourite Film: The Hunger Games
Favourite book: Any of the Harry Potter books
What sports you like to do: Diving and running
Sports you like to watch: Diving and football
Hobbies: Going to the gym and walking my dogs
What you like to do in your spare time: Spending time with family and friends
I love science – always have and always will. I love the investigation, the numbers and the revelations; I was fascinated by the human body as a child and how it functioned from the inside. It was inevitable that I was going to study it in-depth.
From a young age, sport had been a major impact on my life and it’s because of my parents that I’ve learnt how to win humbly and lose gracefully. In my early teens, I wanted to become a professional Badminton player however it wasn’t meant to be so, I had a decision to make – do I choose refereeing, coaching or something slightly different?
My decision was made when my Mum suffered a debilitating injury to her hip and I went along to her second treatment session – there they were again, those numbers, the investigations and revelations – incredibly fortuitous for me, not so much for Mum at the time.
With my work over the past few years, I’ve become very intrigued and successful at treating injuries to the neck and shoulders not because they’re common but because they are tricky and complex – I do love a challenge!
Outside of work I practice Judo – an Olympic Japanese martial art. I also enjoy finding new recipes to experiment with, exploring different places, and a wide range of music, comedy and film.
Favourite place in the world: To date, Berlin – an amazing city!
Favourite food: Eggs
Where do you like to go on holiday: Just somewhere new and interesting, I like to learn about different areas and societies.
Favourite TV show: Agents of SHIELD
Favourite film: Too many to decide; I Am Legend, The Book of Eli, any MCU film… I could go on!
Favourite book: Anything human body or anatomy (I tend not to read fiction)
What sports do you like to do: Judo, Badminton, Cycling
Sports you like to watch: Judo, Rugby Union, Olympics, Wimbledon
Hobbies: Judo, Cooking and Quizzing
What do you like to do in your spare time: When I’m not working, I’m either sleeping, eating or training; I enjoy watching quiz shows when I get home from work and a quiet drink at the weekends
Front of house
One of the admin team at WDC Physiotherapy. I love getting to know people, chatting to everyone and hearing all their stories. Make sure to give me a wave if you’re ever passing by or pop in and say hello!
Favourite place in the world: Italy or Wales
Favourite Food: Pasta (I recently been given the nickname “Pasta Demon”)
Where do you like to go on holiday: Iceland to see the Northern Lights or New Orleans for the music
Favourite TV show: Schitts Creek
Favourite Film: Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Favourite book: Caraval
What sports you like to do: Aerial Gymnastics, mainly aerial hoop or trapeze. It’s a world of bruising
Hobbies: aerial gymnastics and theatrical makeup
What you like to do in your spare time: Going to gigs, theatre shows, photography, travelling
Favourite place in the world: Anywhere by the sea
Favourite Food: Italian
Where do you like to go holiday: Anywhere in the UK
Favourite TV show: Holby City & Casualty
Favourite film: The Blind Side
Favourite book: Anything by Barbara Erskine
What sports you like to do?: Bowls and the rest I’m too old for haha
Sports you like to watch: Gymnastics, Athletics, Rugby Union, Snooker and Bowls
Hobbies: Gardening, walking (generally any exercise)
What you like to do in your spare time: Gardening, magazine quizzes, knitting, cross-stitch
One of the admin team at WDC, I love chatting to new people and learning new things about them! I am super friendly and always happy to help. Having previously worked in bridal, I discovered that I love hearing about peoples lives and helping them feel comfortable and relaxed. I am so excited about this new adventure and I look forward to meeting you all.
Favourite place in the world: Villajoyosia in Spain
Favourite Food: Halloumi Salad
Where do you like to go holiday: Spain
Favourite TV show: Bobs Burgers
Favourite film: Evil Dead 2
Favourite book: Animal Farm by George Orwell
What sports you like to do?: Running and Yoga
Sports you like to watch: Football, especially Southend and Liverpool
Hobbies: Paddleboarding, Sewing and Running
What you like to do in your spare time: Spend time with my family and travel to new places