Joanna Smith Physiotherapy

Jo Smith


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Acupuncture (MSK)
  • Back pain (MSK)
  • Domiciliary
  • Hand therapy
  • Musculoskeletal

About me

I am a senior MSK physiotherapist with over 30 years experience in the field.
Previously a member of the GB medical commission British Gymnastics
Sports specific experience - rugby, ice skating,
Classical ballet- residential ballet school as physiotherapist 5 years
I am familiar with the needs & demands placed on pre teenage & teenage MSK system.
Orthopaedic experience gained at NHS Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Regional Trauma and Burns unit including hand injury management
Sports injury Management running the service at The Priory Hospital in the 1990's
Orthopaedic experience - working at the Priory for 17 years.
11 years in private practice together with NHS triage for 5 GP practices for 6 years
Hip Research 2015- 2017 with Warwick Medical School studying conservative management of femero acetabular impingement FAI Syndrome
Special interest in lower limb biomechanics, spine, pelvis, hip
Work with elderly to reduce risk of falls in line with the "get up & go campaign " CSP

Areas of interest

spine; pelvis; hip; knee; ankle; upper limb; shoulder; elbow; hand; foot rehab following surgery or trauma; sports injury rehab; orthopaedic pre rehab and post surgery rehab following joint replacement surgery; sporting teenage population; lower limb biomechanics.

Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA361

    Follow on musculoskeletal session (physiotherapy) - (5-50)

  • AA360

    Initial musculoskeletal session (physiotherapy) - (5-50)

  • AA363

    Follow on domiciliary visit (physiotherapy or occupational therapy) - (5-50)

  • AA362

    Initial domiciliary visit (physiotherapy or occupational therapy) - (1-5)

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