Laura McPherson - Graduate Sports Therapist
Laura graduated from the University of Bedfordshire in 2007 with a Degree in Sports Therapy
On graduating Laura was employed by the University of Kent as a Sports Therapy Technician and subsequently a Lecturer. As part of her professional development she undertook a Masters degree in Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation, graduating in 2011. Laura is currently studying for her PhD at the University of Kent
Laura has a wealth of knowledge in sports injuries and has in the past supported Dulwich Hamlet Football Club as their Head Therapist. This period saw the team being promoted to the Ryman Premier League. Laura has returned to Dulwich Hamlet Football club this season as their Head of Sports Medicine, guiding and supporting their team of Sports Therapists.
Laura's work as a Sports Therapist has seen her work with numerous professional and amateur athletes across a spectrum of sports including Cycling, Athletics, Boxing, Wheelchair Rugby, Hand Cycling and Football to name a few. Laura currently teaches on the Sports Therapy degree program at the University of East London.
A keen athlete herself, Laura cycles and has run competitively at middle and long distances. She undertook the London Marathon in 2011 finishing in 3:23, a very respectable time for a 1st marathon. Laura's latest challenge is the Prudential Ride 100 cycle race that she will undertake in July this year, raising money for Anthony Nolan and The Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
Natalie graduated from the University of East London in 2018 with a First Class (Hons) degree in Sports Therapy with a placement year.
Along the way Natalie was awarded the Ede and Ravenscroft academic prize for excellence 2016 and nominated and won the Sports Therapy Student of the year award in 2015 and 2018 respectively. Natalie also sort and acquired a work placement with the NFL Buffalo Bills in 2015 and was recommended for a full-time placement at Derby County Football Club, working with the Academy Medical department for the 2016/17 season.
Since graduating Natalie has worked as a self-employed Sports Therapist and has treated patients across a variety of sports including American Football, Boxing, Rugby & Football. She is also employed as a part-time consultant therapist and sports therapist in professional football clubs as part of their Regional Talent programmes (under 9-16's).
Natalie is currently working towards qualifications in subjects such as Strength and Conditioning to compliment her CV and continues to attend events to continue her professional development. In her spare time Natalie enjoys travelling and watching all types of sports and participating in sporting activities for charity.
Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be made no later than 24-hours prior to the booked appointment time. Those appointments cancelled within the 24-hours prior to the booked appointment time or if the patient fails to attend their appointment will be charged at the full treatment rate.