Helen TalbotWith over 20 years experience Helen has an excellent knowledge of sports injury, orthopaedic and rheumatological conditions
Helen is a chartered Physiotherapist (C.S.P), member of The Health and Care Professions Council (H.C.P.C) and member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP). She has worked at a Senior level within the NHS and private hospitals for the last 29 years ensuring she has gained extensive postgraduate experience. Her early interest in sports injuries led to her involvement in The World Student Games Medical Team in 1991. She pursued this interest further by completing a Master of Medical Science degree in Sport and Exercise Science at Sheffield University in 1995. In addition to clinical work she has spent time teaching post graduate Sports Science Students at Sheffield University and after completing a post registration manipulation course for Physiotherapists at Sheffield Hallam University went on to teach on the same course. Early in her career she recognised the great benefits of acupuncture and how it complements physiotherapy – she has been practicing it’s use since 1992.
Out of work, Helen’s passion for exercise extends to ploughing up and down Grand Central swimming pool and supporting her husband and teenage sons in their sporting endeavours.atment to ease their symptoms but also to prevent recurrence or manage future flare-ups effectively.
She is a trained aquatic therapist. Performing physiotherapy in the water has long been a very effective way of relieving pain, building muscle power and stability, and flexibility in a warm and supportive environment.
Lauren has also trained to instruct Pilates and she leads regular Pilates classes and is excellent at providing specific exercise programmes tailored to individual needs. Pilates is increasingly being recognised in all fields of sport and exercise as vital to ensure correct form and technique and is instrumental in the prevention of injury.
Lauren regularly updates her knowledge and skills to maintain evidence based practise. She maintains her registrations with The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), Health Professions Council (HPC).