Private Physiotherapy Team at BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital
Julia (Jules) Ferreira
Jules graduated from the Manchester School of Physiotherapy in 1997 and has since worked in various settings including the NHS, Private practice and Private hospitals around the UK.
She completed a Masters in Sports injuries at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2005 where she developed an interest in shoulder injuries whilst researching rotator cuff tears. She has worked with both amateur and professional athletes in a variety of sports including swimming, judo, and athletics. She is currently Honorary National Governing Body Physiotherapist for GB figure skating.
She has widespread experience but is particularly interested in “hands on” treatments and injury prevention. She is also qualified in acupuncture and has developed the service at Princess Margaret Hospital to treat patients with hot flushes.
Deputy Physiotherapy Manager
Louise graduated from Brunel University in 2004 and has gained experience inpatient and outpatient physiotherapy across the NHS in Surrey and the private sector. Louise joined BMI The Princess Margaret hospital in 2006 and is the deputy manager of inpatient physiotherapy.
She has a keen interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and has trained to do acupuncture and to teach Pilates. She enjoys sailing and baking macaroons.
Deputy Physiotherapy Manager
Diana Solberg is qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in the UK and is also qualified to practice in the USA. Diana qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from California State University Long Beach. She has since worked at several musculoskeletal clinics since then.
She moved to the UK with her husband in 2004 and took additional qualifications to practice in the UK. Diana has been working at BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital since 2006 and has a keen interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. As Deputy Manager of Outpatient Physiotherapy, Diana shares her vast knowledge of working at various clinics in California. Her own continuing education has focussed on areas of spinal, shoulder, and knee rehabilitation as well as Pilates.
Diana’s interests include exploring the beautiful English countryside. She was a volunteer at the 2012 London Olympics with the Eton/Dorney Ambassadors and continues to volunteer as a Windsor and Eton Ambassador at various events.
Elizabeth (Liz) Earle
Liz qualified in 2006 from Brunel University and has gained experience in both inpatient and outpatient physiotherapy across the Surrey and Berkshire area. In 2011 she joined Princess Margaret Hospital and works both in our inpatient and outpatient service.
She is a member of the acupuncture association of chartered physiotherapists, the physiotherapy pain association and the association of chartered physiotherapists in women’s health. She has an interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, chronic pain and antenatal and postnatal care.
Liz enjoys taking long walks with her dogs and baking.
Emma qualified in 1992 from Guys hospital school of Physiotherapy. She gained extensive experience over the next ten years working at the Royal London hospital and then in private practises in Hong Kong.
On return to the UK she continued to specialise in musculoskeletal outpatients and has a special interest in hands. She has enjoyed working at Princess Margaret Hospital since 2003.
Penny qualified from Brunel University in 2002 and has been with BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital since 2010, having previously worked in outpatients for the NHS. She works in outpatients and has a special interest in treating spinal conditions. Penny has completed post-graduate qualifications in Manual Therapy, acupuncture and Pilates, and currently teaches Pilates classes and lower limb classes.
Nicola studied Physiotherapy at King's College London. Since graduating Nicola has endeavoured to gain experience in a variety of Physiotherapy settings. Nicola has a particular interest in sports rehabilitation, musculoskeletal injuries, neurology and paediatrics. Nicola has a special interest in Paediatric physiotherapy. Nicola has Bobath training as well as various qualifications for treating acute injuries in Children.
Nicola now works as a Physiotherapy expert witness specialising in Paediatric physiotherapy recommendations. Nicola is extremely passionate about physiotherapy and regularly attends courses and seminars to continue her professional development.
Nicola is a member of several physiotherapy special interest groups including the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists, Physiotherapists in Private Practice and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology.