Clinical Pilates Specialist

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Grad Dip in Sports Physiotherapy London South Bank University

BSc Hons Degree in Physiotherapy Brunel University London

DMA Clinical Pilates Certified Practitioner and lecturer


Past Employment:          

2008 – present Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist at Manor Clinic

2006 -2008 Deputy Physiotherapy Manager at London Bridge Hospital

2005 -2006 Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist at Physio4life, Putney, London

2004 – 2005 Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist at the City Sports Clinic, London

2002 – 2004 Senior Physiotherapist at the City Sports Clinic London

2001 – 2002 Locum Senior Physiotherapist Queen Marys Hospital Roehampton, Kings College Hospital London

2000 – 2001 Senior Physiotherapist Out Patients / Hydrotherapy Parkside Hospital in Wimbledon

1999 – 2000 Senior Physiotherapist Special Care Unit, Prince of Wales hospital in Sydney, Australia


Additional roles:                             

2004 - ongoing DMA Clinical Pilates lecturer and Certified Practitioner

1996 – 2004 Club Physiotherapist for a number of sporting teams including : London Welsh RFC,

Welsh Exiles RFC U21’s and U19’s, Saracens RFC U16’s, Middlesex Schools RFC, Middles Counties RFC U19’s, Rosslyn Park RFC and Ladies RFC, Askeans RFC



Working Background:                   

Since qualifying as a Physio and undertaking rotations in the NHS, Louise went on her travels around the world (twice). On her return she moved into the private sector and started to specialise in the treatment of sports injuries. At a similar time she started working for an Australian company and began teaching the DMA Clinical Pilates course which has seen her travel around the world again. Teaching other physios the concept in Europe, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong. She integrates the use of this into her everyday practice and loves using the Pilates reformer and trapeze table to rehabilitate her patients.

She enjoys using her rehabilitation skills in treating adults and children with HEDS and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder, also pregnant ladies with pre and post-natal issues.

More recently she has undertaken post graduate training in running at the English Institute of Sport where she now integrates the use of video analysis to treat running related injuries. She has also attended the dynamic movement skills (DMS) course to complement this. More recently following a shoulder and patellofemoral course, she completed a Strength and Conditioning Unit at St Marys University in London.

Alongside Carolyn Searby she runs the Sport Specific Rehabilitation class to ensure patients get back to full fitness, being an avid gym goer herself she believes that fitness and exercises are an important part of all our lives.