Meet the team


Highly Specialised Paediatric Physiotherapist and Director of The Children’s Physio

Ruth has over 15 years experience working as a qualified physiotherapist within the NHS and Private sector and has worked with neonates, babies and children across a vast scope of paediatric settings, in schools, communities, homes and hospitals including the prestigious Portland Hospital and the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Effective Results

With an in depth knowledge and understanding of child development and the conditions and injuries specific to childhood, The Children’s Physio treatments are effective and carried out with the full recognition of the improvement these have on the child and family life. Ruth is an advocate for the education and empowerment of children and young people. Promoting physical independence and self confidence in young people is at the heart of her treatment philosophy.

Fully Qualified

Ruth is registered with:

  • Health Professions Council (membership ID PH96990)
  • The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • The Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP)
  • DBS checked to work with children (previously known as CRB)


Administrative assistant & bookings co-ordinator at The Children’s Physio

Sophie has over 10 years experience in customer services and business administration. Her
friendly, professional manner means that no question or request goes unanswered and she
will quickly arrange a booking at your convenience or address any query you may have.


Highly Specialised Paediatric Physio – Essex and East London

Sarah is a Highly Specialised Paediatric Physiotherapist.  She completed her physiotherapy training in 2008 and went on to specialise in Paediatrics in 2010. During her career she has practised in various NHS hospital and community settings across Suffolk, Essex and London, including the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital.  Sarah has vast experience in treating children of all ages in a variety of conditions but has a passion for neurodevelopment in babies as well as neurological conditions.

Sarah is passionate about her work and helping children to be the best they can both physically and mentally, in a fun and friendly way.  She has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is able to build an instant rapport with children and their families.


Highly Specialised Paediatric Physio – Surrey

Lauren is a Highly Specialised Paediatric Physiotherapist with over ten years of experience diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions.

Her areas of specialist interest and published research are primarily in the use of Physiotherapy in the treatment of Paediatric Rheumatological conditions and Chronic pain and with her expert knowledge has taught professionals nationally and internationally at conferences.

Having completed 4 years as a senior Physiotherapist in trauma and Orthopaedics she returned to her passion of Paediatric Rheumatology and was recruited by the world renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital where she has spent the last 7 years treating children of all ages with complex needs.

Lauren continues to work at Great Ormond Street Hospital whilst working for The Children’s Physio, which she thoroughly enjoys.

Lauren knows that children, and sometimes parents find physiotherapy tiring so strives to make every session fun and individualised for the needs and personalities of each individual patient/family.


Highly Specialised Paediatric Physiotherapist – South West London and Middlesex

Hayley is a Highly Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist having specialised in Paediatrics since 2010. She has worked across Sussex and London including the most recent 7 years at St Georges University Hospital in Tooting in the Community and Outpatient departments treating neurological, developmental and musculoskeletal conditions. Hayley supported the Specialist Haemophilia service, Developmental Neonatal clinics and Orthotics clinics as well as working alongside the Neurodisability Team. She has supported the training and development of other Therapists in this area as well as 15 months managing the service.

One of Hayley’s greatest passions is in early years supporting the neurodevelopment of babies and young children. She understands that early intervention is vital for children to achieve their full potential. She prioritises in making therapy enjoyable and interactive, creating a positive experience for the child. Her approach is calm with clear communication, ensuring that both the child and their family are actively involved in treatment decisions and goal setting.


Specialised Paediatric Physiotherapist – SW London, Surrey and Reading

During Harriet’s career she has worked as a Children’s Physiotherapist within the NHS across a range of paediatric settings; including homes, nurseries, mainstream schools and special educational needs schools. She has extensive experience working with babies and children of all ages with a variety of conditions.

Whilst working at the Children’s Physio, Harriet continues to work part-time as a Senior Physiotherapist at the Whittington Health NHS Trust. Harriet is passionate about Physiotherapy for neurodevelopmental conditions. She is a dedicated and thorough professional, always ensuring her treatment is fun and child centred.


Highly Specialised Paediatric Physio – East London

Eloise is passionate about working with children and supporting them to achieve their potential in a fun and effective way. Having qualified in 2010 she has gone on to specialise in Paediatrics where she has a broad range of experience and expertise working with children of all age with a wide range of conditions.

Eloise’s natural rapport with children encourages interaction and engagement within sessions, she is enthusiastic, thorough and highly committed to doing her best for every child under her care.


Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist – Bournemouth & Dorset

Emily graduated from Cardiff University with Ruth in 2011 and has over 10 years’ experience working with both adults and children as a qualified physiotherapist across a variety of both inpatient and outpatient settings in the NHS and privately. Emily is a Senior Physiotherapist for Dorset University Hospitals Foundation Trust where she has worked since 2012 and more recently works part time at Victoria Education Centre; a local Special Education Needs school in Poole.

Emily’s passion for paediatric physiotherapy started in 2013 when she worked as the physiotherapist for the Dorset Football Associations grass root development squad specialising in musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions and returning children to high level sport following injury. Emily is passionate about encouraging children to remain as active as possible within their physical capacity and uses her experience and expertise to help progress a child’s strength, balance and co-ordination as their bodies grow and change throughout their childhood.

Most recently her passion lies in neuro-developmental conditions and special education needs. She enjoys a holistic approach to managing children with diverse and complex needs and understands the importance of making her treatment sessions as fun and enjoyable as possible whilst supporting families to help achieve their goals.


Highly Specialised Paediatric Physio – Cornwall

Becca is an experienced and caring Children’s Physiotherapist having worked with babies and children in the NHS for over 7 years across a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings including privately.
She has a breadth of knowledge and experience having worked at the Royal Free Hospital and recently Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children during which time she also completed her masters degree in Advanced Paediatirc Physiotherapy at the University College of London.

Becca’s physiotherapy sessions are tailored to the child’s needs, motivating and fun. Having recently moved to live in Cornwall Becca is excited by the opportunity to share her skills now helping support children and families in Cornwall.



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