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Last updated: 19 May 2020
- Acupuncture (MSK)
- Back pain (MSK)
- Pain management
- Sports injuries (MSK)
- Vestibular rehabilitation
Welcome to Cathedral Physiotherapy, delivering excellence, experience, and enthusiasm in Exeter. Based in the leafy central location of Southernhay, Cathedral Physiotherapy is directed by the Exeter physio Sarah Moore, who has 20 +years of experience, 18+ of those specifically within the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
Excellence is ensured by the post graduate skills obtained including an MSc in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy from Cardiff University, membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), the Musculoskeletal Association of Physiotherapists (MACP), the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) and PhysioFIrst, as well as being regulated by the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). This helps to maintain the practice at the pinnacle of Physiotherapy in Exeter.
Experience is guaranteed following 20 years working in the NHS and private sectors as a qualified Physiotherapist. Twelve in which she worked as clinical lead physiotherapist at the Royal Devon and Exeter (NHS) trust, prior to running Cathedral Physiotherapy. She has a wealth of experience having worked in, among other areas, Outpatients, Occupational Health, Accident and Emergency, Trauma, Orthopaedics, Pain clinic, Rheumatology, Hydrotherapy, Haemophilia, and post Cancer rehabilitation, and specialises in complex conditions which may have previously failed conservative treatment.
Enthusiasm motivates Sarah, who is absolutely passionate about providing the best possible care for your condition. She strongly believes that people should not allow their difficulties (pain, weakness, loss of function, previous diagnoses) to define them as individuals, and works with her clients in a friendly and positive way, to help them achieve their functional potential and goals.
Areas of interest
thoracic outlet syndrome
non specific arm pain
Current NHS consultant posts held
Previous posts include Clinical Lead Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital from 2004-2016 and prior to that junior and senior rotational posts held at the Bristol Royal Infirmary from 1997-2004
2014-2016 worked as principle investigator for the exeter site on the PROVE trial with Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Oxford looking into the effect of 3 arms of conservative treatment for vertebral fractures within osteoporosis.
2014 assisted in pilot trial at the RD+E researching the effect of conservative treatment on patients with femoroacetabular impingement of the hip.
Sarah loves most outdoor activities -walking, cycling, running, climbing, swimming, surfing (rain or shine!) although her children do not always appreciate this! She enjoys travel and took a year out to see the world and work abroad in 1999-2001, and also worked as a medic for Trekforce in the bornean jungle in Sabah for 2/12 in 2002. She also enjoys music (both listening and playing as a pianist) and reading.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy 1997 from University of Brighton
Member of the Manual Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MMACP) 2005
MSc Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy from Cardiff University 2012
- BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy University of Brighton 1997
- MSc Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Cardiff University 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Member of the Manual Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the British Medical Association of Acupuncture
Member of the Muscoloskeletal association of physiotherapist (MACP)
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