Here is a big welcome to our new Physiotherapist, Dawn. She is a huge asset and brings a wealth of experience to the team. Dawn has a vast array of experience within Physiotherapy, and being an ex-international sprinter sure helps! Dawn also completed a BSc (hons) in Sports Science before turning to Physiotherapy. Here is her bio, any aches and pains, keen runner, Dawn is your answer!
BSc (Hons) MCSP HPC registered
Dawn graduated from Cardiff University in 2008. Since graduating Dawn has worked in a number of established and busy London based private physiotherapy clinics, which has allowed her to broaden her skills and knowledge.
Dawn has also had the privilege of working within her favoured sport of athletics, being one of the physios at some of the London based diamond leagues, and therefore having the opportunity to treat elite athletes.
Since qualifying as a physiotherapist Dawn has furthered her knowledge through undertaking a number of courses, including a specialist running techniques course as well as becoming a qualified acupuncturist.
Previous to qualifying as a physiotherapist Dawn has also completed a BSc degree in Sports Science from Loughborough University, which has aided her physiotherapy career greatly with such enhanced knowledge of various aspects of sports nutrition, psychology and biomechanics all playing a large role in physiotherapy.
Dawn is also a keen athlete herself, having competed to an international level, being a part of the female 4x 400m team at several international competitions. Her involvement in elite sport, again gives her wide knowledge of both elite and recreational sports participants and their requirements, specifically in relation to rehabilitation and injury prevention.