Laura Knight

Following her passion, Laura has excelled with a first-class honour’s degree in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation. She has worked in private clinics in the region as well as with Ponteland Rugby Football Club. Working with a range of clients she has developed her knowledge and skills in rehab and prehab using massage, mobilisations, acupuncture, and shockwave therapy treatment methods.

Her university dissertation and personal development qualifications has led to her specialising in treating clients with back, hip and sciatic pain through the use of manual therapy and Pilates exercise. Laura has a future goal of becoming a Certified APPI Pilates Instructor.

MSK Sports Injury Clinic

Qualifications

  BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation

  Advanced Certificate in Dry Needling

  Diploma in Electro-Acupuncture and Electro-Dry Needling

  Theragun Performance Specialist

  Theragun Certified Practitioner

  FdSc Sport & Exercise Therapies 

  Myofascial Dry Cupping Therapy

  Certificate in IASTM

  Pilates Matwork Level 1 & 2

  Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

  Practitioner Diploma in Pregnancy Massage

  Medical Acupuncture (Dry Needling)

  Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in Musculoskeletal Disorders

  Kinesio Taping Practitioner KT1 & KT2

  Vital Glutes and Psoas Masterclass 

  Certificate in Fitness Instruction

Career

  Sports Massage Therapist at Ponteland Rugby Football Club

  Sports Rehabilitation Therapist at MSK Healthcare & Performance Clinic

  Joined MSK Injury Clinic in 2020 as a Soft Tissue Rehabilitation Therapist

  Clinic Manager and Senior Soft Tissue Therapist at MSK Sports Injury Clinic

Professional Achievements

My biggest achievement to date is having two of my research papers critically acclaimed and published in the Newcastle College Seven Bridges Journal. To read my published research paper click on the article link > Research Paper Article

Therapist Associations

 The SMA - The Association for Soft Tissue Therapists
  CNHC - Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council