29 March 2017
Eleanor Richardson MCSP MHCPC BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
PG Dip Orthopaedic Medicine & Advanced MSK Practice
Ellie is an experienced Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist with over 10 years clinical experience treating a variety of sporting and musculoskeletal injuries across different sectors. Although Ellie treats all musculoskeletal complaints she has a clinical interest in shoulder/upper limb pathology and rehabilitation, works closely with leading upper limb orthopaedic consultants and is currently a co-author for the new shoulder rehabilitation book for Shoulderdoc, due for publication this year. Alongside her varied clinical caseload Ellie has completed Post Graduate Diplomas in Orthopaedic Medicine and Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and is currently completing an MSc in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. As well as lecturing for The Sports and Exercise Medicine Society, Ellie is actively involved in research and is currently lead author on a systematic review investigating the effects of the kinetic chain on shoulder rehabilitation.
Outside of Physiotherapy – and following on from a successful junior career in athletics – Ellie is an elite track cyclist having won 10 Scottish National titles, multiple British National medals, represented Team Scotland in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Reynode Navarra at the 2014 London World Cup and Great Britain at the 2016 UCI Sixdays in Rotterdam and the 2016 European Track Championships in Paris. On top of her physiotherapy and sporting commitments Ellie also works with the Great Britain Cycling Research and Design team and has both personal and clinical experience undertaking functional bike assessments. As well as practicing at MIHP and 52, Ellie is also based at The Alexandra hospital where many of the UK leading orthopaedic consultants practice.