Backwell Medical Centre
15 West Town Road
Emma specialises in soft tissue injuries, myofascial trigger points, sporting injuries and postural imbalances specifically in runners, triathletes, rugby players and horse riders. However, those who are not sporty are also very welcome. As an enthusiastic sports person she is keen to promote a healthy lifestyle and can offer advice on nutrition, office workstation set up, lifestyle management and training programs of all levels. She is currently the lead physiotherapist for Old Bristolians RFC.
Outside of work Emma likes to ride horses, being outdoors and jogging. She has also participated in triathlons, trail running and has competed to a high level in Dressage and Eventing and Internationally in Pistol Shooting.
Training, qualifications & experience
In 2004 Emma attained a BSc with Honours in Science in Health, Exercise and Sport from The University of Wales, Institute Cardiff. Whilst at UWIC she qualified as a Sports Massage Therapist and worked with the Welsh and Italian Rugby Union Teams during multiple IRB Six Nations Tournaments. Emma then ran her own sports massage practice in Wales for a year before moving to Bristol to start her second degree in Physiotherapy at the University of West England. She has worked for the NHS, gaining experience in a broad range of clinical settings such as Outpatients, Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Intensive Care. Emma attends regular CPD courses to ensure she is up to date with the latest scientific evidence which can then be applied to her treatments.
Here at Bristol Physio we like to make our pricing policy simple. All treatment sessions are at least 40 minutes and cost £45 for self-paying clients. Different rates and 30 minute sessions apply for Health Insurance Companies as per individual pricing policies. We are listed with all major Health Insurance Companies.
All our physiotherapists are able to provide sports massage. However, their appointments are £45 for 40 minutes.
If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.
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