Dawn has over 15 years experience as sport and musculoskeletal physiotherapist, working in both South Africa and the UK, and has a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy. She has a keen interest in running related injuries.
In her career Dawn has worked with many athletes, including dancers from the Hammond School of Dance in Chester, but the highlight so far has been representing South Africa as a Physiotherapists to a South African Touch Rugby team in 2019 touring in Malaysia for the World Cup.
As an experienced ultra runner in both trail and road, her passion is to see runners of all abilities push their boundaries and thrive. She has developed an extensive Running Assessment which holistically assesses the runner with the aim of improving form, ability, strength and endurance for running. In addition to her love of running, Dawn has also played field hockey at a competitive level.
Running Injuries, Shoulder, Knee, Ankle, Hip and Back
Ultra-running, Trail Running, Field Hockey and Obstacle Course Racing
Dawn Nunes Physiotherapy, South Africa
South African Physiotherapist for over 45’s Worlds Touch Rugby in Malaysia, Clinical Supervisor for Physiotherapy Students University of Kwazulu, Natal, South Africa and Physiopedia Lecturer for the Complete Guide to Understanding your Runner
Head of Rehab, Physiotherapist and Running Enthusiast, Dawn Nunes, answers some of the most commonly asked, running-related, questions we hear in clinic.
With race day around the corner the nerves and excitement might be starting to kick, but it’s important not to lose sight of the big picture. All your training so far as been to get you ready for the upcoming challenge, and these few weeks are a crucial part of your prep.