BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MCSP, cert.MDT, MMIMDTP
Laura graduated from Kings College London with a First Class Honours degree in Physiotherapy in 2004 and began working in a large London NHS teaching Hospital. In 2008 she moved into the private sector. Over the course of her career she has worked closely with a number of nationally recognised consultant orthopaedic surgeons and specialist women’s health physiotherapists. As well as her hospital work, she worked within the English Football League structure at varying levels for 9 years, including two years with Crystal Palace FC in London. From 2010 to 2017 Laura was working as Head of Women's Health Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates at a large polyclinic in Dubai. On returning to the UK she set up LB Physiotherapy & Clinical Pilates.
Laura has post-graduate training in acupuncture including auricular acupuncture and acupuncture for the management of musculoskeletal pain and injury.
Having trained with the Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute from 2006 she has gained expertise in the clinical application of Pilates, providing individualised, symptom specific patient programmes. In all her work places she has set up clinical pilates classes for ante-natal and post-natal care as well as generalised classes. Laura believes that clinical pilates can benefit every patient resulting in a stronger core and better posture thus helping in injury prevention.
In 2009 Laura completed the internationally recognised McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy training programme, becoming a certified practitioner. She has incorporated her skills and knowledge of the McKenzie principles into the management of spinal patients achieving excellent results.
Laura has a special interest in Women's Health Physiotherapy. She is clinically trained to provide specialised assessment, effective advice and treatment to a population that is sometimes neglected. Her areas of expertise are pelvic floor rehabilitation in the management of incontinence and the treatment of pelvic girdle dysfunction in the pregnant population.
Since April 2019 Laura has been a Mummy MOT® practitioner offering a thorough assessment to the post-natal population.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MSc Trauma and Orthopaedics, MCSP
Sarah graduated from King’s College London with a Upper Second Class Honours degree in Physiotherapy in 2004 and began working in a large London NHS teaching hospital. She completed all her core rotations as a junior physiotherapist but soon realised her interest lay within the speciality of Orthopaedics. Sarah has been a specialist physiotherapist in Trauma and Orthopaedics since 2008.
In 2009 Sarah became a Team Lead Physiotherapist in one of the country’s largest NHS Trusts and one of London’s renowned Major Trauma Centres. She has a significant amount of experience as an inpatient physiotherapist specialising in the acute rehabilitation of patients who have sustained Major Trauma injuries. She also has a wealth of experience working with frailty patients and those who have undergone elective orthopaedic operations.
Sarah completed her MSc in Trauma and Orthopaedics with Merit in 2016. Since then she has gained almost 2 years experience as a Clinical Lead Physiotherapist in Trauma and Orthopaedics. She was fortunate to be supported by her current workplace on a 9 month secondment to another London Major Trauma Centre.
As a senior leader and clinician within the NHS, Sarah has a passion for Quality Improvement and has led and taken part in projects focused on improving patient care and experience within her speciality.
Sarah is keen to use her expertise to offer an excellent orthopaedic service to her local community ensuring all patients receive a timely, professional and effective physiotherapy programme to aid a successful return to their work and hobbies.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MCSP, MAPCP
Helen graduated from Norwich University with an upper 2nd class honours degree in Physiotherapy in 2002. She then went on to work in two large teaching hospitals in and around the London area.
In 2004, Helen specialised in Paediatric Physiotherapy and has since worked at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Tadworth Childrens Trust. She is currently working for a child development centre in Surrey which is funded jointly by the local authority and the NHS.
Helen is a Paediatric Physiotherapist whose areas of expertise include Neurodevelopmental Therapy and Hydrotherapy. She also has Paediatric musculoskeletal outpatient experience. Helen is a member of the special interest group called the Association of Paediatric chartered Physiotherapists which enables her to keep up to date with developments in this specialist area. Helen has attended many courses throughout her career including Bobath and Hydrotherapy training. Helen is confident in treating many childhood conditions including developmental delay, musculoskeletal conditions, neurological conditions and neuromuscular conditions.