Maria Lopez

Dip Physiotherapy, PG Cert Manual Therapy, BSc Hons Music, MCSP, HCPC, AACP, BAPAM
Chartered Physiotherapist
APPI Certified Pilates Instructor

Hailing from a musical background, Maria successfully studied for her music and Physiotherapy degrees simultaneously. After graduating in 2012 and developing her interest for the human anatomy and function, María continued her professional development with courses such as Mulligan technique, physiotherapy for musicians, acupuncture training with AACP and Pilates with APPI, recently becoming a certified APPI Pilates Instructor. She also completed a postgraduate certificate in Manual Therapy and is always looking for new opportunities to expand experience and knowledge. Most recently, Maria has completed the Pilates reformer training course with Michael King Pilates.

Maria cares for the patient and engages into their rehabilitation process to address the source of dysfunction and prevent recurrence. Her aim is to provide an individualised program supplying the means for a successful outcome.

María has a particular interest in performing arts related injuries and postural problems. She is currently freelancing in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland providing physiotherapy services for performing artists. She also teaches workshops in technique and healthy practice and Pilates.

In her free time she enjoys hillwalking, bouldering, swimming and running as well as attending Pilates classes and yoga. She also loves her trips to Spain to see her family and enjoy some tapas in the sun!