Dr Simon Lack

Physiotherapist and Head of Research

PhD, MSc, BSc

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Simon has been a practicing physiotherapist for over 18 years having worked in a variety of different roles.

He completed his PhD at Queen Mary University London (QMUL) in 2017, studying the interaction of hip and foot biomechanics in the presentation and management of patellofemoral pain (knee cap pain). 

He graduated from Brunel University in 2005 with a first-class honours degree in physiotherapy, and went on to study an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine at QMUL in 2010

Simon is a senior lecturer and leads the MSc programme in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University London. Simon is also a Consultant for the London Lions basketball team and the High Performance Sport’ Programme at the University of East London. 

His previous experience includes junior and senior roles within the NHS, working in New Zealand with professional golfers, local rugby and football teams, and working for both large and small London based private practices. 

He has published widely on topics relating to knee injuries and pain in the highest ranking peer review Sports and Exercise Medicine journals and has presented his research at both National and International conferences. 

Specialist Interests

Knee, Lower Limb, Spine and Research

Sporting Interests

Athletics, Running, Tennis, Basketball and Volleyball

Currently Works At

Lead Physiotherapist University of East London Sports

Work Experience

Otago National 7’s Rugby Team, One on One Physiotherapy, New Zealand, Six Physio, Harley Street and BMI London Independent Hospital & Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS

Other Experience

Presenting research findings at Sports Medicine conferences to both national and international audiences, published in several of the highest ranking journals in the field of Sports Medicine, Continues to be involved in the delivery of the Sports & Exercise Medicine Masters programme at Queen Mary University and London

Within a few weeks I had so much confidence and ability back, which was crucial for my recovery. Thank you for your help and support; I only wish I’d found you sooner!

Judy, patient

Simon’s Locations #

Bank EC2R

Our Bank clinic on Threadneedle Street is located in the heart of the square mile, convenient to Bank, Bishopsgate, Leadenhall and Monument with extended opening hours. Offering both face-to-face and remote consultations.

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020 7788 7000

Virtual Clinic

Access our expert Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine services from anywhere in the UK.

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020 3595 1237

Simon’s Blog Posts #

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Knee Cap Pain: Everything you need to know

In this blog we discuss the identification, causes and treatments of Knee Cap Pain following recent research in to this common complaint.

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Research: Knee Cap Pain Infographic

Knee cap pain is the most common knee complaint in the world. Over 6% of patients we see suffer with this issue. This infographic will show you the latest evidence surrounding the assessment and treatment of this common problem

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Research: Low Back Pain Infographic

Low back pain is one of the most frequent problems that the team at PSM treat. This infographic will show you the latest evidence surrounding the assessment and treatment of this common problem

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ACL Reconstructive Surgery: Recovery and Rehabilitation

What factors (if any) can we use to predict the chance of a successful outcome after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery? Over the past two years our Research Team have conducted an extensive study to answer this question.