Sophie Bloor – Sports AND SPINAL Physiotherapist

BSc, MCSP, AACP

Sophie Bloor is an experienced sports and spinal physiotherapist. As well as musculoskeletal rehabilitation Sophie offers treatments to relieve pain, swelling, reduce stiffness and promote healing. This includes the use of acupuncture.

She works hard to ensure that patients fully understand their injury and recovery plan. This enables them to return to, and exceed, their previous physical performance.

Sophie has previously played hockey for Ireland so understands the demands of high level performance and managing the associated injuries.

Sophie has experience working with elite athletes and professional performance artists. For 3 years Sophie was head physiotherapist at Dulwich College, primarily managing the Senior Rugby Squad and sports scholars.

She uses a combination of treatments in her practice including exercise therapy, manual therapy, acupuncture, dry needling, taping techniques and shockwave therapy. In addition Sophie offers her clients cycle and running analysis.

Specialist interests:

  • Sports and musculoskelatal Rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedics (Pre and Post-operative) 
  • Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD)
  • Pain and mental health
  • Yoga

Through her personal regular yoga practice she has learnt to appreciate the two-way relationship between one’s physical and mental health. She often encorporates elements of yoga into rehabiliation; e.g. body awareness, breathing techniques, relaxation, joint stability and mobility. Sophie will be commencing her yoga teacher training qualifications in January 2020.

Personal Interests 

Sophie enjoys cycling, the outdoors, and has had a regular yoga practice over the last four years.

Education and Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, 1st Class, University of Nottingham, 2012

Awarded The “Physiotherapy Clinical Prize, 2012” by East Midlands Regional Network of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists for producing outstanding work in the clinical field.

AACP qualified acupuncturist

MHFA qualified Mental Health First Aider