Physiotherapists

Rene Knowles
Renée Knowles
                   
Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor
Renée Knowles
BHSc (Physio)

Renee has worked in both private practice and private hospitals in New Zealand, where she also worked with various sports teams and at national tournaments. She then worked in a private clinic in London for almost six years, at the same time continuing her rehabilitation, acupuncture, and women's health (gynaecological and obstetric) qualifications. Renee has a huge passion for focused rehabilitation and movement analysis for any injury, functional Pilates, and women's health.

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Kate Ross
                   
Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor
Kate Ross
BSc (Hons), MSc (Physio)

Kate graduated from University College Cork and completed her Masters at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, as well as postgraduate courses in dry needling and APPI Pilates. Continuing education forms a large part of her professional development, to ensure best practice is delivered to her patients. As a clinician, Kate has a strong focus on manual therapy, Clinical Pilates based rehabilitation, exercise specific rehabilitation and pre/post-operative management. She has an IRFU certification in pitch side traumatology with extensive experience in supporting rugby teams in Ireland. Locally she works with various Dubai based rugby teams

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Rebecca Monk
                   
Physiotherapist
Rebecca Monk
BSc (Hons) (Physio)

Rebecca graduated from the Manchester School of Physiotherapy in 2002 then worked in the NHS both in the adult and paediatric setting. Rebecca moved to New Zealand in 2011 where she worked in private multi-disciplinary clinics treating a wide and varied caseload of acute and chronic MSK pathologies and conditions. Rebecca has a special clinical interest in treating hand and upper limb conditions whilst taking a hands-on approach to delivering patient-focused treatment utilizing manual therapy, soft tissue release, dry needling, and taping. With a passion for sports, she has treated rugby players at local club and professional level and has provided Physiotherapy at the New Zealand PGA on two occasions. A passionate runner, cyclist, and triathlete herself she takes a special interest in treating endurance athletes. She also incorporates Pilates-based rehabilitation into her approach to treatment.

Kelly Blane
                   
Physiotherapist
Kelly Blane
BSc (Hons) (Physio), OMT

Kelly completed her degree at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa in 2005 and in 2009 her OMT postgraduate specialisation. She worked in a well-known Johannesburg Sports and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy practice working closely with various surgeons in a multidisciplinary team to be the best help her patients. She moved to Dubai in 2012. She enjoys working with perioperative Orthopaedics focusing on the shoulder, knee, ankle and neuro/spinal cases. Using hands-on treatment, Exercise therapy, Dry needling, Cupping, Neurodynamics and Peripheral nerve therapy. Expertise in cervicogenic headaches and neck injuries, peripheral nerve issues, global biomechanical assessments, post-spinal surgery and ankle injuries. She has a keen interest in Netball, Yoga and Scuba diving

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Julia Powdrill
                   
Physiotherapist, Run Specialist and Clinical Pilates Instructor
Julia Powdrill
Bsc (Hons) (Physio)

Julia graduated from Kings College London in 1999 and started her career at two of London's teaching hospitals, along with work for Fulham Football Club. She moved to Dubai in 2004 to work in private practice. Julia has a special interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation along with pre and post-natal rehabilitation. She uses her manual therapy skills along with soft tissue release, dry needling, and taping for pain relief and to correct dysfunction. She then uses postural correction, exercise therapy and Stott Pilates to globally rehabilitate her clients, to achieve full recovery and prevent recurrence of injury. Julia has worked at many local sporting events such as the Dubai Rugby 7s and the Dubai Marathon.

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