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Emily Lavine - Physiotherapist

Emily Lavine

Founder of Emily the Physio

Specialist Sports and Women's health Physiotherapist


BSc Physiotherapy - Sheffield Hallam University

MSc Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health - UCL

AACP - Acupuncture & Women's health Acupuncture

APPI - Pilates Matwork Level 1 & 2 and Pre/Postnatal 

Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage

Working hours

Monday: 9:30am - 8:30pm

Tuesday: 1pm - 4pm

Thursday: 9:30am - 8:30pm

Friday: 8am - 4:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 3pm (Basingstoke)

A Bit About Emily

Emily is passionate about supporting all individuals to get back to activity - whether it be a regaining the ability to sit independently to international level competition, Emily believes everyone should be supported to achieve their own fitness goals. She has extensive experience working with elite athletes and has gained a Masters degree in Sports Medicine, Exercise and health to further improve her skills. She also has a passion for working with pregnant, postnatal and menopausal women. Key physical, psychological and hormonal changes happen during these precious times in life, which Emily is passionate about supporting women through, and helping them achieve their health goals.

Work Experience:

Emily achieved her BSc in Physiotherapy whilst also completing an internship at The Sheffield Eagles rugby league team. Once qualified she moved to London where she worked for a busy NHS outpatients clinics in central London during the day and spending evenings and weekends working for QPR academy and The FA Middlesex Centre of Excellence. After many years Emily moved to Reading FC Academy where she worked as lead for U8-U16s. Emily continued to progress her career, moving onwards to work with the Army and their elite athletes. She worked closely with national and international level athletes within boxing, athletics, skiing and shooting, including commonwealth games and Olympic medallists. She moved back to the NHS when starting her family and has worked with a variety of issues such as arthritis, chronic pain, new injuries and post surgery including spinal surgeries and chronic back pain.

Working with pregnant and post natal women is a particular interest and  she is passionate about empowering women to be prepared for their journey through pregnancy to motherhood and beyond. She gained extra qualifications in the menopausal, pregnant and post natal body, became a hypnobirthing instructor, A Mummy MOT Practitioner and is one of the few clinicians in the country to offer treatment for breast feeding related breast health problems. Her work in this field has been noted and she has won an award for 'Best Antenatal Physiotherapist in South England', she has provided national level training for NCT practitioners in postnatal recovery, and is recommended by the prestigious Pelvic Partnership for her successful treatment of women with pelvic girdle pain. 

Services she offers

See what services Emily Lavine offers at the Andover and Basingstoke Clinics

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Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy treats people that are struggling with issues affecting their bones, joints, nerves, muscles etc such as back pain, neck pain, knee pain, post fracture or orthopaedic surgery etc.

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Women's Health Physiotherapy

Women's health Physiotherapy helps women who are struggling with pelvic health issues such as bladder leakage, prolapse worries, intimacy discomfort, post caesarean treatments, diastasis recti (tummy gaps) etc 

Back Massage

Sports Massage

Sports massage is a technique of massage used to increase circulation, improve flexibility of muscles, remove waste products and break down knots found within the muscle. This style of massage also helps to prepare for exercise and increase recovery time afterwards

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The Mummy MOT

The Mummy MOT is a 1 hour postnatal assessment every mother deserves! It is a thorough assessment of your body from head to toe, giving you the opportunity to address any concerns you may have post birth (whatever type of birth that may be!) along with an individualised treatment plan and a report of findings for you to keep.  Check it out on programmes like Lorraine, and multiple celebrities and influencers. 

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Scar Massage

Scar massage is a treatment used to help break down scar tissue, improve its sensation, flexibility and appearance. Examples of scars that we work on are Caesarean, hysterectomy, scars from pins/plates insertion post fracture, breast related scars (mastectomy, augmentation etc)

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