LAURA THOMPSON -Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist

Laura Thompson

Laura Thompson
Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist

QUALIFICATIONS: BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, CSP HCPC & APCP registered

Laura is a specialist paediatric physiotherapist with a specialist interest is in early years (0-4yrs).

Laura has over 8 years’ experience working as a specialist paediatric physiotherapist and has developed a breadth of knowledge and experience in treating children of all ages across acute and community settings. Her experience expands across many areas, including acute neurorehabilitation, respiratory, neurodisability, special schools, orthopaedics and developmental delay. She also has experience with neuromuscular conditions, previously working as the specialist neuromuscular physiotherapist for Southeast Wales.

She has completed courses in Bobath and Maes therapy, as well as the Elaine Owen gait and orthotics assessment course, which have been invaluable to providing recognised and evidence-based assessments and treatments within her practice.

Laura is passionate about building a good rapport with her patients which enables her to complete effective assessments and treatments whilst ensuring an enjoyable experience for the child/baby. This is something she feels is vital for optimal progress within sessions.

Laura is also a member of The Army Reserve. She loves fitness and sport; her proudest sporting achievements have been competing for the GB softball team and more recently completing an Ironman.