BSc (HONS), MCSP, SRP
Zoe Rawlings-Brown qualified with a first class honours degree, she is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and is both chartered and state registered.
Zoe comes from a very sporting background, skiing being her specialist sport whereby she competed both nationally and internationally representing her country at the junior Olympics and gained many titles such as World Slalom Champion, British, English, and Grand Prix Champion. She has provided physiotherapy for the British Ski Academy and continues to do so. She compliments her physiotherapy knowledge and skill base with also being qualified as a Personal Trainer and Ski Instructor and thus has extensive knowledge in exercise therapy and rehabilitation exercises.
As an active and professional physiotherapy practitioner and through continual professional development she offers the highest level of services utilising the latest medical research. Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession, which sees human movement as central to health and well-being of individuals, therefore Zoe aims to maximise movement potential through preventative healthcare, health promotion, treatment and rehabilitation.
The core skills she uses include manual therapy, therapeutic exercises and the application of electrotherapy modalities. The main treatment provided includes:
- Mobilisation and Manipulation
- Remedial and deep tissue massage
- Soft tissue treatment – muscle energy techniques, deep friction massage
- Electrotherpy – ultrasound, laser therapy
- Exercise programme
- Advice on how to help yourself.
She treats many conditions some of which are:
Spinal: whiplash, neck pain, cervicogenic and tension headaches, low back pain, and trapped nerve eg sciatica, prolapsed disc, osteoarthritis, general musculoskeletal pain and discomfort.
Lower Limb: Sports injuries, ligament sprain, cartilage tears, sprained ankles, muscle strains, knee pain.
Upper Limb: Shoulder and arm pain, shoulder instability, frozen shoulder, repetitive strain injuries – tennis elbow, golfers elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome.
Treatments last approx 30 to 45 minutes, after which (if appropriate) exercises will be prescribed along with advice and education on the self-treatment strategies in order to maximise rehabilitation and relieve pain and discomfort.