Rachel trained at Nottingham university and graduated in 1990. Initially she worked in the NHS for 4 years and then private practice in Nottingham followed by 10 years in Scotland before moving to Australia in 2014.
Rachel joined the team in 2015 and consults in Heidelberg. Rachel loves the challenge of helping people of all ages and interests to resume their activities, the more complex the challenge the better. Special interests include injuries in children, the sporting shoulder and headaches. Rachel has a wide repertoire of techniques including mobilization, exercise prescription, dry needling and fascial release. Education and explanation are an important part of Rachels treatments and you can be assured of 100% individual attention and treatment.
Rachel’s passion is the sport of Canoe slalom. She competed for Great Britain in the 1992 and 1996 Olympics and had success with medals at world cup and world Championships, now Rachel is often seen on the Yarra as a coach now her 2 children are competing. Rachel is also working with paddle Australia to devise a screening tool for Canoe Slalom. Canoeing is very much in the blood; Rachel’s niece is Australian superstar Jessica Fox.
FUN FACTS about Rachel
Dual Olympian for the UK
Has more paddling trips than hot dinners
Can fit 8+ canoes on her roof racks
Rachel consults out of our Heidelberg clinic on Tuesday afternoons, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
As of the end of May 2022, Rachel will be unavaible for a few months while she is overseas in Europe supporting her children who're competing in Canoe Slalom.
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