MCSP, AACP, OCPPP, ACPSEM
Clare Spafford qualified as a physiotherapist in 2003 and worked at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust for 10 years. She specialised in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal outpatients, and gained experience in many areas, including musculoskeletal and post-operative orthopaedic physiotherapy, lower limb rehabilitation, sports injuries and core stability. She has provided physiotherapy for the Sheffield United Girls football Academy and local sports clubs and has experience in numerous different sports. She has worked in private practice at Steps Physiotherapy in Broomhill, Sheffield, since a student placement there in 2002 and runs the practice at Halfway, Sheffield. She specialises in the assessment and treatment of sports injuries, biomechanical and overuse issues and core stability training. She is a guest lecturer at Nottingham University on spinal stability.
She is qualified in acupuncture and is a member of the AACP, ACPSEM and Physio First. She has a Sports Physiotherapy MSc and is involved in research, which she has presented at conferences in the UK and Europe. She worked at the 2012 Olympics in athletics and has previously been involved in providing physiotherapy in judo, ju-jitsu and British lacrosse.