About Louise

Performance Physiotherapy and Yoga was launched in 2015, to help people to achieve their best performance. Aimed at everyday athletes and sports people, from those running their first 5km to elite athletes.

The philosophy of Performance Physiotherapy and Yoga is one of taking a proactive approach to the body, health and well-being with the emphasis that prevention is better than cure.

Founded by Louise Imrie, Sports Physiotherapist and RYT 200 Yoga Teacher.

 

LOUISE IMRIE

BSc (hons)MSc MCSP SRP
RYT 200 Yoga Teacher

Louise is a Highly Specialist Sports Physiotherapist who has worked for over 10 years full-time in High Performance Sport. Laterally she worked full-time with the Sportscotland Institute of Sport as ‘Lead Physiotherapist for Aquatics’ for 5 years and previously full-time with the Scottish Rugby Union. Louise is currently lead physiotherapist for the British Swimming Open Water program.
She was part of the Team Scotland Medical Team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and part of Team GB at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Fundamental to Louise’s approach as a physiotherapist are her attention to detail and full body approach. She believes in taking a proactive approach to the body, health and well-being and strongly values the role of exercise and physical activity for health and well-being.

Louise is also a RYT 200 hour Yoga Teacher, she combines her knowledge and expertise of the body, injury, sport and performance to tailor yoga 1:1s to address individual needs and goals.

QUALIFICATIONS

2016-present PG Cert Physical Activity for Health
2009 MSc Medicine + Science Sport + Exercise
2001 BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Health Professions Council
Association Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Association Chartered Physiotherapy in Sports Medicine
Chartered Physiotherapists with an Extended Scope of Practice

 

LOUISE’S BIO

PHYSIOTHERAPY

  • 2016
    • Team GB Physiotherapist (Open Water Lead), Rio 2016 Olympic Games
  • 2015
    • Selected as part of British Swimming Support Team for Open Water Swimming for 2016 Olympic Games, Rio
    • British Swimming Physiotherapist, Open Water Swimming Olympic Test Event, Rio
    • British Swimming Physiotherapist, Open Water Swimming World Championships, Kazan, Russia
    • British Swimming Physiotherapist, 10km races, Perth (Australia) + Hungary
    • Lead Physiotherapist for Aquatics, Sportscotland Institute of Sport
  • 2014
    • Team Scotland Medical Team, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
    • Lead Physiotherapist for Aquatics, Sportscotland Institute of Sport
  • 2013
    • Lead Physiotherapist for Aquatics, Sportscotland Institute of Sport
  • 2012
    • Selected for Team Scotland Medical Team, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
    • Lead Physiotherapist for Aquatics, Sportscotland Institute of Sport
  • 2011
    • Lead Physiotherapist for Aquatics, Sportscotland Institute of Sport
  • 2010
    • Scottish Hockey, U21s Mens + Women’s Physiotherapist
    • Lead Physiotherapist for Aquatics, Sportscotland Institute of Sport
  • 2009
    • MSc Medicine + Science of Sport + Exercise, 3 Universities of Glasgow
    • Scottish Touch Physiotherapist, Mainland Cup, Germany
    • Scottish Touch Physiotherapist, Home Nations, Glasgow
    • Scotland A Lead Physiotherapist, Fixtures + Nations Cup, Romania
  • 2008
    • Scottish Touch Physiotherapist, European Championships, Paris
    • Scotland A Lead Physiotherapist, Fixtures + Churchill Cup, USA + Canada
    • Full-time position + Scottish Rugby Union
  • 2007
    • Scotland U19’s Physiotherapist, Junior RWC Belfast
    • Full-time position + Scottish Rugby Union
    • Border Reiver’s Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
    • Scotland 7’s Physiotherapist, IRB 7s Circuit
  • 2006
    • Scotland U19’s Physiotherapist, 6 Nations + Junior RWC, Dubai
    • Full-time position + Scottish Rugby Union
    • Border Reiver’s Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
    • Scotland 7’s Physiotherapist, IRB 7s Circuit
  • 2005
    • Full-time position + Scottish Rugby Union
    • Border Reiver’s Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
  • 2001
    • Bsc (Hons) Physiotherapy, Robert Gordon University

OTHER

  • 2016
    • Selected Scottish Touch Senior Mixed Team, Touch European Championships, Jersey
  • 2015
    • Played Scottish Touch Women’s 27s, Touch World Cup, Australia
  • 2014
    • Played Scottish Touch Women’s Open, Touch European Championships, Swansea
  • 2013
    • Selected Scottish Touch Women’s Open, Home Nations, Dublin