Sophie Bloor – Sports AND SPINAL Physiotherapist
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.
- Sports and musculoskelatal Rehabilitation
- Orthopaedics (Pre and Post-operative)
- Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD)
- Pain and mental health
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.
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.
MHFA qualified Mental Health First Aider