Lucie Rayner is a Chartered Physiotherapist and assessing clinician for The British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) and specialises in treating performing artists with a wide range of musculoskeletal problems. She has extensive experience in managing acute and chronic injuries in dancers, musicians, and other performers from amateur to elite level. She currently works freelance in a variety of settings, including supporting West End musical theatre performers.
Lucie initially completed a Sport Science degree before qualifying as a Physiotherapist. She worked in the NHS, school and private sector before starting her own Physiotherapy clinic in 2012. She has been practicing the Pilates Method for over 15 years and gained her teaching qualification through The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI). She is also a Level 2 accredited Vocal Health First Aider and has a special interest in hypermobility, injury prevention and health education.
In 2020, she completed an MSc in Performing Arts Medicine at University College London (UCL) and was awarded the Dean's Prize for her research related to hypermobility and dancer health screening. Lucie now an honorary lecturer and module lead on the Performing Arts Medicine programme at UCL.