Primrose is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with a special interest in Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation. She has always had an interest in the Human Body and how it functions since obtaining her BSc in Anatomical Science from the University of Bristol. She then built on this knowledge of anatomy by obtaining an MSc in Physiotherapy from Kings College London in 2012.
Throughout her career Primrose has been involved with assisting Rugby Clubs both pitch side and in the clinic. She has worked with London Cornish RFC for 3 years and upon moving to Abu Dhabi has worked with both the Abu Dhabi Saracens and Harlequins. In 2014 Primrose was selected to assist the head Physiotherapist at the Mubadala Tennis championships providing Physiotherapy to both players and staff. Primrose is married and a mother of one daughter and loves to spend most of her spare time outdoors-camping, scuba diving, fishing, kite surfing and generally being active (preferably in or near to water!).
Primrose’s specialities include:
- Sports Injury treatment and prevention
- Dry Needling (Certified Dry Needling Practitioner)
- Acupuncture (certified foundation level acupuncture)
- Kinesiology Taping and Sports taping
- Sports massage (level 2 ITEC certified)
- High Velocity Low Amplitude Thrust techniques (HVLTT level 1)
- Exercise Therapy and Instructing (including post pregnancy advice)
Professional Memberships (National and International):
- Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD)
- Chartered Society of Physiotherapy UK (CSP)
Before leaving the UK, Primrose worked for 2 years in the NHS at the Whittington Hospital, North London; gaining experience in musculoskeletal outpatients, orthopaedics and respiratory care (post- surgical and intensive care).
Having relocated to Abu Dhabi in 2014, Primrose worked at Healthpoint Hospital where she specialised in lower limb injuries, predominantly treating post-operative knee surgeries.
In 2015 she joined Bounceback Physiotherapy where she honed her skills in the assessment and management of a variety of conditions including sports injuries, pregnancy-related pain and postural issues using a number of different adjuncts including acupuncture, dry needling and manual therapy.