Ms Ellie Richardson

Musculoskeletal/Sports Physiotherapist

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Professional biography

Ms Richardson is an experienced Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist with over 11 years clinical experience treating a variety of sporting and musculoskeletal injuries across different sectors.

Although Ellie treats all musculoskeletal complaints, she specialises in shoulder injuries and rehabilitation, working closely with leading upper limb Orthopaedic consultants as a Clinical Shoulder Specialist and is currently a co-author for a new shoulder rehabilitation book.

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 at specialist conferences and 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.

She is also the Physiotherapy Lead at Manchester Metropolitan University Sport where she has pioneered the development and delivery of a new Sport Scholar “Screening” and physiotherapy service. Outside of Physiotherapy – and following on from a successful junior career in athletics – Ellie has represented Great Britain at Senior International level in Track Cycling and Team Scotland at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and is a 10 times Scottish National Champion and National Record holder.

Consultant Profile

  • Language: English
  • Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, PG Dip Orthopaedic Medicinsculoskeletal Practice, MCSP, MHCPC, MSc

Specialty and expertise

  • Speciality: Musculoskeletal, Shoulder sports injuries
  • Sports: Rugby, swimming, climbing, cycling, athletics, racket sports
  • Research: The role of the kinetic chain in shoulder rehabilitation, athlete screening

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