Physiotherapists treat a comprehensive range of conditions, using a wide spectrum of rehabilitation exercise programmes to ease your pain and to restore normal function and movement.
Physiotherapy is available:
Tuesday - Saturday
45 minute Initial Appointment - £60.00
60 minute Follow-up appointment - £75.00
45 minute Follow-up appointment £60.00
30 minute Follow-up appointment - £45.00
Concessions available for students with a valid student ID.
Physiotherapists use treatment techniques such as manipulation and massage together with ultrasound and other forms of electrotherapy, to effectively reduce pain, swelling and inflammation. Each client receives a thorough assessment that determines the diagnosis of their condition. Individual rehabilitation protocols are tailored to meet specific needs.
Physiotherapy can help with a wide range of symptoms/conditions, including:
- Repetitive and overuse injuries
- Sports injuries
- Knee and hip problems
- Arthritic pain and stiffness
- Leg pain and sciatica
- Ankle and foot problems
- Whiplash injuries
- Golfers and tennis elbow
- Acute and chronic back pain
- Postural problems
- Shoulder, neck and wrist pain
- Joint disorders
The benefits of Physiotherapy:
- Injury prevention
- Function and performance improvement
- Pain relief
- Range of movement improvement
- Postural correction
BSc (Physiotherapy), MSc (Dance Science), HCPC, MCSP, RAD, RTS, AIDTA
Katy is a Senior Dance Specialist Physiotherapist who has been a part of the team at Trinity Laban Health since 2014. She is also a Lecturer in Dance Science for the Royal Academy of Dance.
Katy completed an MSc in Dance Science at Trinity Laban, prior to which she was working as a Dance Specialist Physiotherapist, Ballet Teacher and Pilates Instructor in the private and vocational dance training sectors. This wealth of experience gives Katy an in depth understanding of what is required of performing artists and subsequently their unique needs when it comes to injury prevention and rehabilitation.
Katy’s approach to her work is founded on a passion for long term solutions, which require consideration and addressing of whole body neuromuscular activation patterns. With a focus on localised injury sites reinforced by correction of compensation strategies and muscular imbalance, Katy aims to facilitate holistic rehabilitation and recovery. She also strongly advocates for in-depth client education, striving to ensure performers are able to self-manage their conditions and continued training and performance following treatment.
Katy’s post graduate training has enabled her to create a broad-spectrum approach to assessment and injury management including a range of manual therapy techniques, taping and tailored exercise prescription. She is a recognised healthcare practitioner on the One Dance UK directory and an active member of the International Association of Dance Medicine & Science.
Katy deals with a broad spectrum of conditions including:
- Acute and chronic dance & sports injuries
- Back and neck pain
- Shoulder Dysfunction
- Foot and ankle injuries
- Lower limb biomechanics
- Flexibility optimisation
- Core stability
- Postural analysis
- Redressing muscle imbalance for optimal training
- Developmental delay
- Neurological Dysfunction
Clinic days (open to students and non-students) - Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
Pilates (Trinity Laban students only) – Tuesdays & Thursdays
Sofia Ornellas Pinto
BSc (Physiotherapy), MSC (Dance Science), HCPC, MCSP,
Sofia qualified as a physiotherapist in 2009 whilst dancing recreationally (RAD Advanced II) and professionally, and worked mainly as a musculoskeletal physio in private practice within the performing arts and with the general public. Looking into further development in sports injury with a focus in dance, Sofia completed the MSc in Dance Science at Trinity Laban in 2012 and presented at the IADMS Conference 2013 (Seattle).
Since her graduation, Sofia published - Scoliosis in Musicians and Dancers at Clinical Rheumatology , has worked with One Dance UK’s Healthier Dancer Programme, the Dance Again Foundation and presented further research at the IADMS Conference 2016 (Hong Kong).
Sofia now works privately as a senior MSK physiotherapist in central London, as a dance physiotherapist at Trinity Laban, Performers College, at The Place’s CAT Programme and as an Anatomy teacher at Italia Conti.
Sofia works mainly with manual therapy, myofascial release, clinical Pilates and motor control retraining and refining exercises utilising dance technique and everyday life activities.
Sofia deals with a broad spectrum of conditions including:
- Joint and ligament pain, sprains and instability
- Muscle and tendon pain, stiffness and injury
- Nerve entrapment or inflammation (sciatica or neck, shoulder and arm pain)
- Acute and Chronic dance & sports injuries
- Spinal pain and injury
- Pelvic pain
Clinic days (open to students and non-students) - Wednesdays
Remedial (Trinity Laban students only) – Wednesdays
MSc (Advanced Physiotherapy), BSc (Physiotherapy), Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist and PG in Cranio-Mandibular Dysfunctions and Facial Pain, MHCPC, MCSP
Tânia is a passionate physiotherapist who joined Trinity Laban Health in 2012. She previously worked in private practices in Portugal, Spain and the UK, treating sports injuries, performing arts-related disorders, and chronic pain patients.
Tania completed her MSc in Advanced Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Kings College London and is a Certified Orthopaedic Manual Therapist by Curtin University of Technology, Australia. She completed a postgraduate degree in Cranio-Mandibular Dysfunctions and Facial Pain at Andres Bello University, Chile. In addition, she is trained in Acupuncture by the AACP and is recognised by the Mulligan Concept Teacher Association as a Mulligan Practitioner.
Tânia constantly strives to improve her skills, doing extra training and attending to lectures and conferences. She is also Pilates Instructor and trained to access motor control dysfunctions, integrating different and challenging exercises with her manual therapy treatments.
She is also passionate for dance, movement and music, and integrates her clinical practice with research and giving lectures on health promotion and injury prevention in dance and music training.
Tania is a recognised practitioner with Dance UK, a member of the International Association of Dance Medicine & Science, and an Associate Member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapy.
Tania deals with a broad spectrum of conditions including:
- Acute and chronic back and neck pain
- Whiplash injuries and headaches
- Temporomandibular joint disorders and facial pain
- Neurological symptoms: sciatica, carpel tunnel, etc.
- Posture-related disorders
- Upper and lower limb disorders
- Performing arts Injuries
- Sport and repetitive strain injuries
- Pre/post-operative conditions
Clinic days (open to students and non-students) - Wednesday evenings