Susie is a physiotherapist keen to facilitate patients in returning to function, whether it be day-to-day tasks or sporting participation.
She has varied clinical experience both in an elite sport setting and in some of London’s biggest NHS Trusts including a major trauma centre which has given her insight into the rehabilitation of more complex polytraumas.
A keen exercise promoter, she has experience rowing at national level as well as participation in triathlons, half marathons and CrossFit. She draws on this personal experience and knowledge when creating and delivering individualised programmes for her patients.
She currently also works with Rosslyn Park Men’s Rugby team and in 2019 went with the British Basketball U16 women’s team to the European Championships. She has treated a variety of patients throughout her career and enjoys treating all ages and encouraging people to get fitter and stronger to help them manage all they need to in life.
She has a passion for effective high-level rehabilitation and has just completed a Master’s in Strength & Conditioning. As part of her MSc, she conducted a research study looking at the impact of using Blood-Flow Restriction (BFR) training following Achilles rupture to see if it could reduce muscle atrophy in the early stages of rehabilitation. She uses BFR as part of her tool box, when beneficial in patient rehabilitation.
Running Injuries, Shoulder, Sports Injuries, Lower Limb and Spine
Rugby, Running, Triathlon, Basketball, Rowing and Crossfit
Rosslyn Park FC
Bristol Physio, HCA at The Shard, Guys & St Thomas’, The Royal London and Homerton Hospital
British Basketball, Scottish Rugby, University of Bristol RFC and currently undertaking an MSc in Strength & Conditioning
What is blood flow restriction training, and could it help people recover from ruptured Achilles injuries? Physiotherapist Susie Burness is on the hunt to find out.
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