Lucy Barnard

Lucy Barnard - Sport Rehabilitation
Lucy graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Sport Rehabilitation from St Mary’s University College in Twickenham and is a full member of BASRaT (British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers). During her undergraduate clinical placements Lucy gained a wide range of experience working in clinics and with sports teams. Lucy has also gained clinical experience with England TASS Athletes, London Irish Rugby Academy and at the London Marathon and Moonwalk. Lucy is committed to continually developing her assessment and treatment skills by attending post-graduate evening lectures and courses. Having participated in sport from a young age and currently a keen tennis player and runner herself, Lucy understands the importance of staying fit and injury free and can relate to patients’ frustrations when they sustain injuries and their desire to recover as fast as possible.

To compliment Sport Rehabilitation, Lucy is trained in:-

  • Sports massage
  • Soft tissue techniques (including muscle energy techniques, myofascial release and trigger point therapy)
  • Kinesio taping (Fundamental and Advanced (KT1 & 2))

What is Sport Rehabilitation?

  • Assessment, diagnosis, rehabilitation & prevention of injuries.
  • Approach used can be applied to all individuals, ranging from elite to recreational athletes and non-exercising individuals.
  • Detailed assessment including postural & gait analysis allows identification & treatment of the cause of injury, as well as the injured tissue, to prevent injury recurrence.

Types of injuries sport rehabilitation can assist in the treatment of include:-

    • Muscle strains
    • Ligaments sprains (e.g. ACL, ankle sprain)
    • Tendon injuries (e.g. achilles)
    • Hip & knee problems
    • Ankle & foot problems
    • Shoulder, elbow & wrist problems
    • Overuse injuries:-
    •     Shin splints
    •     Tennis/Golfer’s elbow
    •     Stress fractures
    •     Sever’s disease
    •     Osgood Schlatter’s
    • Joint instability
    • Low back pain
    • Nerve entrapments
    • Post-surgery rehabilitation

How can Sport Rehabilitation Benefit You?

  • Reduce swelling & pain,
  • Restore full range of joint movement,
  • Increase muscle/fascia flexibility,
  • Strengthen affected & surrounding muscle groups,
  • Improve balance & power,
  • Correct postural & biomechanical problems

For further information on Sport Rehabilitation, visit BASRaT’s website.