Michelle Long

Chartered Physiotherapist

Michelle Long Physiotherapist Poole and Bournemouth Lilliput Health

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES

Michelle has recently moved back to Dorset having been working in a dynamic sports clinic for over a year in HongKong. Overall she has 15 years of physiotherapy experience.

Michelle has worked in the NHS at prestigious teaching hospitals in London including Kings college, Guys & St Thomas & UCLH for the management of acute and chronic conditions, including neck, back and joint problems, as well as experience in hydrotherapy, women’s health, hand therapy and sporting injuries. Alongside her work in hospitals she has worked in private practice within central London & Hongkong gaining experience managing post operative patients including ACL & joint replacement rehab, foot and ankle injuries, shoulder injuries and running injuries .

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Treating post operative conditions & acute injuries for upper an lower limbs. Michelle also has an interest in Pelvic Floor Dysfunction pre and postpartum including stress incontinence, urgency and leaking, as well as the management of abdominal separation and safe return to running and sport

TRAINING

BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy 2004

BSc(Hons) Sports Studies 2001

Clinical Pilates APPI level 1

AACP Foundation Acupuncture 2014

Women’s health introductory course (WHAT Australia)

MICHELLE'S PHYSIO BELIEF

Believe rehab is a proactive and reactive team effort, and I ensure I take the time with my patients to ensure they fully understand their injury and proposed treatment plan which is tailored to the individual.

WHERE WOULD WE FIND YOU IN YOUR SPARE TIME?

In the winter months on the slopes or playing hockey.