Claire Merrett MCSP HPC
Claire has been working as a physiotherapist for twenty years, and has been with the clinic for eight years. Having graduated from Coventry University in 1992, Claire worked In London for three years, before moving to Boston, USA for two years. Whilst there, Claire ran the musculoskeletal physiotherapy department at the New England Medical Centre in the centre of Boston.
When she returned to England, Claire then studied with the Australian Pilates and Physiotherapy Institute and achieved her Matwork 1 & 2 Pilates qualifications, and becoming a Pilates class teacher. She is also qualified in Antenatal/postnatal Pilates. Claire is combines her physiotherapy and Pilates skills and is very experienced at prescribing stability and mobility exercises tailored for your injury.
Since working in the clinic, Claire has taken a number of courses including; muscle energy techniques for the lumbar spine and pelvis, thoracic spine and ribs. She has done a course with Stuart Mcgill on ‘Building the Ultimate Back’. She has also attended all courses run by the clinic over the last eight years on movement patterning skills, complex injuries and chronic pain.
Outside the clinic Claire is a keen runner which helps her to understand the training and competition needs of the athlete. Claire runs a weekly running club at her daughter’s primary school which works with all the children aged from 4 to 11 years. One of Claire’s many other talents are that she is a cake baker extraordinaire, making novelty cakes and yummy treats, which are always a delight to our ever hungry physio team.
holidays with her family. Finally, Claire also makes and ices novelty cakes and occasionally there is evidence these in the clinic.