Ana Alvarez

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Ana graduated as a Physiotherapist from Complutense University in Madrid, where she also obtained a PGD in Sports Physiotherapy in 2003. She gained clinical experience for a couple of years working with dancers in Arte y Medicina’s clinic while training to become a Polestar Pilates International educator in Pilates Rehabilitation before moving to London, where she studied an MSc in Dance Science.

Ana specialises in musculoskeletal, orthopedic, performing artist’s and sports injuries.  She has a special interest in pre and post operative Physiotherapy as well as spinal, lower limb and shoulder rehabilitation, hypermobility, CFS, fibromyalgia, MS, BPPV, osteoporosis and rheumatologic conditions, TMJ dysfunctions and pre and post-natal wellness and Physiotherapy.

Ana has trained in motor control dysfunctions, miofascial release and manual therapy, Pilates, Feldenkrais, Cranio-sacral therapy, Dry Needling and Acupuncture, among many other treatment techniques, including real-time-ultrasound for the assessment of deep core and pelvic floor muscles. Ana has worked in private practice in London for a number of years, and has also extensively worked with performing artists as a Physiotherapist, researcher and educator at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, a partner of the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science, and the English National Ballet School. On the other hand, she has collaborated with UCL, London Metropolitan University, Hertfordshire University and Complutense University of Madrid lecturing in the topics of Dance Medicine, Enhancing Sport’s Performance and Rehabilitation within the Pilates environment, and Clinical Pilates.

Ana is enthusiastic about promoting health and helping patients to stay active and achieve their goals. In her spare time she enjoys running, yoga and dancing, as well as spending time with family and friends. She is Prosportmed director.

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