About Us

Here’s a bit about ourselves…


Jonathan Gaul, MCSP

Jonathan graduated in Auckland, New Zealand in 1998 and opened Swinton Physiotherapy in 2008. Whilst working largely in private practice his career has been varied with time working in hospitals, community physio, rest home work, sports clubs (including Lancashire County Cricket Club), and charity cycling events. He has also provided treatment to a famous Welsh rocker before a gig. Fields of interest include child and adolescent sports injuries and more recently ergonomics. Jonathan lives locally and takes an interest in rugby and cricket when not involved in activities with this three young children.

Alex Humphreys, MCSP

As a hockey player Alex has a keen interest in sports injuries and is a proficient acupuncture practitioner. He has represented Wales and played professionally in Germany, and is now using his captaincy skills to command the best performance from his clients in their course of treatment.


Helen Leigh, Reception

Helen is our receptionist and chief organizer. Her friendly welcoming manner will have you starting to feel better even before you’ve seen the physio.