Mrs Dorothy Smith

Mrs Dorothy Smith


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Back pain (MSK)
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Sports injuries (MSK)

About us

Dorothy Smith: Qualified at Addenbrooke's hospital school of Physiotherapy in 1988
I have extensive experience working as a Physiotherapist over the last 30 years in the NHS, Australia and have had my own private practice for the last 19 years. Since qualifying, Dorothy has continued to regularly update and further her skills by attending courses, seminars and conferences. Her special interest is the treatment of spinal conditions where she also uses her qualifications gained at the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) in modified Pilates exercise.

Dorothy is a member of Physiofirst - the organisation that sets high standards of care amongst private Physiotherapists.

Joanne Loveday: Joanne graduated from the University of East London as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1996.

Joanne started her career at St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington and then specialised in musculoskeletal physiotherapy working as a Senior Physiotherapist in several NHS Hospitals and in Private Practice across Essex.
Joanne has completed numerous post graduate courses throughout this time to develop her knowledge and skills further. This has included a Masters module in Acupuncture. She continues to attend courses and conferences on a regular basis to keep up to date with all the latest research and evidenced based treatments.

Joanne joined the practice in 2014 and also works in the NHS and recently has qualified as a Pilates instructor.

Areas of interest

Spinal pain, soft tissue injuries, joint problems, sports injuries, arthritic conditions, post operative treatment, hypermobility, Pilates exercise, taping, posture and ergonomics advice, individual exercise programmes.

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Procedures completed

  • AA361

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

  • AA360

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

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