Chartered Women's Health Musculoskeletal Specialist Physio
Vanessa is a highly experienced Women’s Health Physiotherapist. Over the past 20 years, she has worked as a Senior Physiotherapist in both the NHS and Private Practice helping ante & postnatal women, women who are experiencing urinary problems & incontinence, as well as gynaecological problems such as prolapse, and pelvic pain conditions.
Vanessa’s is used to helping ladies who are distressed by pain or about the embarrassing nature of their problems. She has a gentle and reassuring manner, putting patients at ease quickly and using her extensive knowledge of the musculoskeletal & urogynae systems to identify the underlying causes of her patient's symptoms, before involving them in a discussion about the best way forward to suit their lifestyle.
Vanessa is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and an associate member of the Pelvic, Obstetric & Gynaecological Physiotherapy (POGP) special interest group. She has completed post-graduate physiotherapy courses on a wide range of women’s health topics including urinary incontinence, prolapse, pelvic neuropathodynamics, diastasis recti abdominis and pregnancy-related musculoskeletal conditions.
Vanessa enjoys using a variety of hands-on treatment skills and targeted exercise prescription, combined with just the right amount of education and advice to inspire confidence in her patients and empower them to regain control of their health.