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Ms Samantha Close - Physiotherapy

Ms Samantha Close is a Physiotherapist at Oaks Hospital in Colchester, Essex

Based at: Oaks Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Orthopaedics and musculoskeletal injuries, manual therapy, taping, and exercise rehabilitation, Pilates, Acupuncture, Musculoskeletal pathologies.

Academic background

Samantha Qualified as a physiotherapist from the University of Essex in 2009, Following completing two years of junior rotations at Ipswich Hospital, she travelled and worked in New Zealand for a year. Since then she has worked in both the private sector and the NHS,  specialising in orthopaedics and musculoskeletal injuries, including working as a pitch side physiotherapist at Colchester Rugby Club. She is dedicated to furthering her practice through attending courses which has given her a broad base of treatment options to choose from including: manual therapy, taping, and exercise rehabilitation. She is a fully certified Pilates teacher, accredited in acupuncture and is currently undertaking a masters module for musculoskeletal pathologies. She joined the Oaks in 2016 as a bank physiotherapist in both inpatients and outpatients.  Her interests involve treating all musculoskeletal and orthopaedic injuries. 

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