Based at Performance Physiotherapy, Pontypridd, Ben is an experienced physiotherapist providing injury assessment and diagnosis, injury rehabilitation and pain management to sports and creative professionals.
Performing arts and sports specialist physiotherapy, acupuncture, specialist vocal physiotherapy. Has experience working at BAPAM and in her own practice with many creative professionals and students.
Specialises in musicians and dance medicine including pre-hab injury prevention, rehabilitation, vocal problems – Laryngeal Manual Therapy, minimising risks in puppetry. Worked with many artists, including as physio for touring dance companies and West End productions. Now practising in Manchester and sees many RNCM and Northern Ballet School students.
Sarah is a Performing Arts Medicine Physiotherapist and Educator, working mainly with instrumental musicians. She has extensive clinical experience in assessing & treating playing-related musculoskeletal injuries in instrumental musicians, and she is passionate about injury prevention, and promoting musculoskeletal well-being in musicians.
Sarah is the physiotherapist at The Purcell School for Young Musicians and well-being lead for the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain. She is an assessing clinician and educator for BAPAM and also works in a thriving private practice near Cambridge (montaguclinic.com).
Additionally, she is in high demand as a teacher and speaker, and has contributed her expertise to school INSET sessions for visiting instrument teachers, INSET sessions at County Music Hubs, the Royal College of Music Junior Department, the Royal Northern College of Music undergraduate and post-graduate wellbeing curriculum, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic ‘Careers in the Music Industry’ Study Day, BAPAM Healthy Practice training sessions, Musicians’ Union ‘well-being for musicians’ activities and the Benedetti Foundation.
She has a Doctorate of Education from the University of Cambridge, and has had her research findings accepted for presentation at National, International and World Conferences (UK National Physiotherapy Conferences (2012, 2017 and 2019), International Society of Music Education World Conference (Baku, Azerbaijan, 2018), Performing Arts Medicine Association International Symposium (New Orleans, 2020).
Provides physiotherapy, massage therapy and acupuncture. Specialist in dance medicine, musicians’ musculoskeletal related injuries, and professional voice users with laryngeal tension and voice problems. Part of the team at PhysioEd, Wimpole Street.