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QualificationsPG Cert Physical Activity for Health, MSc Medicine + Science Sport + Exercise, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Year of qualification:2016-present, 2009, 2001
Louise is a Highly Specialist Sports Physiotherapist who has worked for over 10 years full-time in High Performance Sport. She was part of the Team Scotland Medical Team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and part of Team GB at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Louise is currently lead physiotherapist for the British Swimming Open Water program, and previously held the position of ‘Lead Physiotherapist for Aquatics’ at the Scottish Institute of Sport for 5 years. In addition, she has worked with the Scottish Hockey Union and worked full-time for the Scottish Rugby Union, with a number of international squads.
Fundamental to Louise's approach as a physiotherapist are her attention to detail and full body approach. She believes in taking a proactive approach to the body, health and well-being with the emphasis that prevention is better than cure. She strongly believes in the value of exercise programs and yoga to supplement everyday performance. Alongside, the role of physical activity for health and well-being.
Louise is also a RYT 200 hour Yoga Teacher, she combines her knowledge and expertise of the body, injury, sport and performance to tailor yoga 1:1s to address individual needs and goals.
2016 Team GB Physiotherapist, Lead for OW Swim Rio Olympic Games
2014-present British Swimming Open Water Physiotherapist
2014 Team Scotland Physiotherapist Glasgow Commonwealth Games
2010-2015 Lead Physiotherapist for Aquatics, Sportscotland Institute of Sport
2009-2010 Scottish Hockey’ U21’s Mens + Women’s Physiotherapist
2008-2009 Scottish Touch Rugby Physiotherapist
2007-2009 Scotland A’s Team Physiotherapist
2006-2007 Scotland Rugby 7’s Team Physiotherapist
2005-2007 Scotland U19’s Rugby Physiotherapist
2005-2007 Border Reiver's Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
Clinic Times: By appointment only