Katie Ford -BSc MSCP HCPC
Katie graduated from Kings college London 2007 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. She started her career as a Physiotherapist in Essex before moving to work in London. She has worked extensively within the NHS gaining experience not only in musculoskeletal injuries but also, orthopaedic, neurological, paediatric, women's health and critical care and has been working as a Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist since 2010 and has worked in private practice for several years.
Katie is a qualified acupuncturist and has also completed her training with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) to become an advanced Pilates instructor and has also done further training in antenatal and postnatal Pilates and Pilates for horse riders. Katie has also started a diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine.
She has a keen interest in sports and has been involved with both football and rugby clubs, doing both pitch-side and sports rehabilitation and previously worked for Cray Wanders football club. Her varied experience has lead to a wealth of knowledge in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal across all age groups including children.
Katie has a particular interest in shoulders, knees and sporting injuries as well as Pilates and core stability rehab. Katie uses manual therapy techniques to get you back on track quickly but also strongly encourages, exercise therapy, education and self-management strategies to aid long-term prevention.
In her free time Katie is a keen runner and horse rider and competes her own horse in Eventing. Her interest in horse riding is what led to Katie becoming a Pilates for horse riders and Equipilates™ instructor for which she can provide one to one assessments correcting postural imbalances for the horse rider.