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Nick Wirth

Nick Wirth

Director and Lead Physiotherapist

Nick is an expert physiotherapist with 19 years experience in the private and public sector and extensive knowledge and training in the diagnosis, management and treatment of orthopaedic, musculoskeletal and sports injuries.

Nick works with leading consultants in the field of orthopaedics and sports medicine and has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in these areas.

Nick has attended extensive post-graduate courses (see below) and has spent the last twelve years working with elite and amateur tennis players and other athletes as well as the general public building a very strong reputation as an exceptional physiotherapist.

Nick regularly works directly with one of the country’s leading knee surgeons, undertaking weekly clinics assessing the progression and rehabilitation of Total Knee Replacements, ACL reconstructions and other orthopaedic knee surgery. As part of this role Nick undertakes Injury Prevention and Return to Sport Screenings using cutting edge technology to screen for risk factors involved in injury and providing rehabilitation programmes and support to reduce these risks and assist on returning to sport.

Prior to working in the private sector Nick spent 6 years working in the NHS dealing with post-operative orthopaedic conditions and has unique experience enabling him to rehabilitate clients immediately as they leave hospital right through to end stage high level sports participation.

Nick is a full member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP), the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice (PhysioFirst), the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM) and is registered with the Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC).

Undergraduate Education:

BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy 2:1 1996-1999
University of Brighton, School of Healthcare Professions

Post Graduate Education/Courses:

The Weekend Warrior – From Couch to Field
Functional Rehabilitation of the Shoulder
Lower Limb Tendinopathy
Sporting Hand, Wrist and Elbow
Musculoskeletal Injuries in Children and Adolescents – Part II
The Young Athlete from Screening to Rehabilitation
Differential and Effective Management of Cervical Spine and Shoulder Pain – Movement Syndromes Approach
Differential and Effective Management of Lumbar Spine and Hip Pain – Movement Syndromes Approach
The Sporting Hip & Groin
Advances in ACL Rehabilitation
Tendinopathy Masterclass: Upper & Lower Limb
Clinical Kinesiology Taping (K-Tape)
Compex Functional Electrical Stimulation
Discover Physio: Discover The Thorax
Discover Physio: The Sporting Pelvis
Grade V Spinal Manipulations
Clinical Measurement of Lower Limb Muscle Performance
The McConnell Approach to Patellofemoral Dysfunction
Practical Podiatric Biomechanics
Modified Pilates for Physiotherapists: Matwork Level 1
Modified Pilates and the exercise Ball
Modified Pilates for Physiotherapists: Class Instructor
Foundation AACP Acupuncture
Post Basic Acupuncture
Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling
Myofascial and Viscerofascial Release
NAG’s, SNAG’s and MWM’s

CPD Meetings And Updates:

Running Injuries and Injury Prevention Screening
Pain and Movement Reasoning Masterclass
London Rheumatology Clinic MDT – Shoulders
Infra-patellar (Hoffa’s) Fat-pad Masterclass
VMO Masterclass
Challenges of Managing Hip and Groin Injuries
Chelsea Orthopaedics MDT – Knee
London Rheumatology Clinic MDT – Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacements
All About Spines MDT
Tennis Injuries and Biomechanics
Problem Ankles
Injection Therapies for Tendinopathy
The Knee – Articular Cartilage Anatomy, Physiology & Replacement
Sports Injuries of the Shoulder
Extreme Patella
10 Things to Love About the Spine
Spinal Surgery Essentials
Femoroacetabular Impingement & Groin Injuries
Elbow Conditions of the Chelsea Athlete
Foot & Ankle Update
Problems with Overtraining
Underperformance Issues
Core Stability Update
Neck Disorders Update
Headache Management
The Female Athlete
Shoulder Injuries Update
MCL/Meniscus Injuries Update
Hip Replacement Update
The Physiotherapists Role in Falls Prevention

Conferences And Congress:

PhysioFirst Conference 2011 – Research or Clinical Practice: Which is the Driver?
PhysioFirst Conference 2012 – Its a Question of Sport
International Congress 2012 – The Growing Child in High Performance Sport
The London Sports Physiotherapy Conference September 2013
Fortius Clinic Conference September 2013 – Sports Rehabilitation for the 21st Century
ACPSEM (Physios in Sport) – Biennial Conference 2015 – The Young Athlete
PhysioFirst Conference 2016 – Championing Sport in Private Practice
Arsenal SEMS Conference 2017 – Injury Prevention Screening in Elite Sport
Fortius International Sports Injury Conference – FISIC17 – From Start To Finish
ACPSEM Conference 2018 – The Sporting Mind

Teaching Presentations And Lectures:

Prevention of Shoulder Injuries in Tennis
Injury Prevention – Examining the Evidence
Return to Sport Following ACL Reconstruction – Reducing the Risk