- Women’s health and musculoskeletal physiotherapist MCSP, POGP, AACP, APPI,
- Mummy MOT Practioner
- FdA Dance performance
I am both a women’s health (WH) and musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapist. My WH specialism is in pregnancy and post natal recovery in high level female athletes. In MSK I specialise in lower limb sports injuries.
Primarily, my passion is working with dancers across all genres from ballet to contemporary physical theatre to puppetry. I also enjoy rehabbing those women who would like to return to running, crossfit and weights after giving birth.
I completed my BSc Physiotherapy in 2007 and have since worked in a broad spectrum of environments, from NHS hospital and outpatient settings to backstage at the Royal Albert Hall with the English National Ballet. A love of dance from a young age and completing a Foundation Degree in Dance Performance has lead to my current interest in this field of physiotherapy.
In 2010 I completed Pilates training with The Australian Physiotherapy and PIlates Insitiute (APPI) where I now currently work offering physiotherapy and Pilates.
I have attended extensive post-graduate training with UK’s leading women’s health tutors and world renowned hip tutors. This has allowed me to continue adapting and learning as a therapist implementing new and up to date skills to aid my clients road to recovery. My repertoire includes manual skills, soft tissue and taping techniques, exercise and strength training and a clear program of progressive training towards an individual’s goal.
Everyone’s pregnancy, birth and family unity is unique and I take this into consideration during treatment and programming. The individual is an active part of the rehab process; setting short and long term goals to achieve success and long-term pelvic health.
I am an advocate for empowering women with the knowledge for self care strategies for the present and into the future. Good pelvic health isn’t just about Post-natal recovery it is creating daily habits, fitness routines and working on wellbeing to support the endocrine system, skeletal system and see us through our child bearing and rearing years and through to post-menopause.
Since becoming a mother myself in 2017, I am even more empassioned with the need for high quality care across women’s health and enjoy practicing what I teach. I keep fit with weekly weights and running and in my spare time am often enjoying life through the eyes of my son.
Clinical special interests
- Pregnant and Post-natal recovery and return to fitness in Female athletes
- Diastasis recti
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Hip and lower limb injuries