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Sima Padbod | Senior Sports Physiotherapist
Sima is passionate about helping people reduce their pain, improve performance and prevent injuries through evidence-based physiotherapy. She combines her use of manual therapy, education and exercise programmes to guide her patients out of pain, accomplish their personal goals and improve their quality if life.
In her spare time, she enjoys playing squash (PSA world ranked 126), trail-running, mountain biking, road cycling, swimming and rowing.
Sima is also proficient in a number of languages: English, French, Spanish, Farsi, Arabic and Malay.
Sima has gained a great deal of experience working within high performance sports including squash, swimming and rhythmic gymnastics. Since moving to the UK in 2019 she has transferred these skills into private practice providing her patients with a structured approach in managing their musculoskeletal injuries and optimising their performance.
- Team Malaysia physiotherapist Commonwealth Games 2018 and South-east Asian Games 2017.
- Team physio for Malaysian squash team at the Asian Individual Championships in Chennai, India 2017.
- Team Malaysia physiotherapist at Women’s World Open Squash Championship in 2016.
- Physiotherapist for team Malaysia Asian Junior Squash Championships, September 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
- Physiotherapist at SPACE clinics Edinburgh, 2020.
MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine – Queen Mary University of London
BSc (Hons) of Physiotherapy Science – Northumbria University
Foundation in Science – MAHSA University, Kuala Lumpur
MCSP – Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
HCPC – Member of Health and Care Professions Council
ACPSEM – Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM), UK
Certificate in Modern Orthopaedic Medicine – Cyriax.
Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport, Level 3 – England Rugby (ICIS)
FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine – FIFA
UKAD – Accredited Advisor, 2017
Functional Movement Screen (FMS) – Certifiedd by Functional Movement Systems, 2016.