A little about me...
About Harry Loakman MSC MCSP SRP BSc (Hons)
Chartered Physiotherapist, Massage Therapist and Sports Scientist
Harry Loakman MSc MCSP BSc (Hons)
Chartered Physiotherapist and Sports Scientist
Harry is a Chartered Physiotherapist (CSP) and a member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) working for Back2Fitness at our Dalkeith Road clinic. Harry is determined to provide a first class experience to all clients and athletes of all standards as well as the general public.
Prior to qualifying with an MSc in Physiotherapy from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Harry obtained a BSc (Hons) in Physiology and Sports Science from Glasgow University.
With this background, Harry has the knowledge and understanding of a vast array of training and rehabilitative principles. This knowledge and skill mix have been solidified by working and training in the NHS as well as Hibernian Football Club. Thse experiences have shown Harry that many treatment approaches can be applied across a weide variety of client groups, from aspiring professional athletes to members of the general public. Harry’s treatment sessions will therefore involve a comprehensive assessment of your problem/injury and its behaviour, before getting an understanding of your day to day lifestyle and rehabilitation goals.
During treatment you can expect Harry to apply a combination of physiotherapy techniques, including soft tissue release, exercise prescription, taping and electrotherapy to facilitate optimal and long lasting recovery, in line with the values and philosophies of the Back2Fitness team.
Outside of work, Harry takes an active interest in a variety of sports and recreational activities including, but not limited to, rugby and football. As a teenager, after suffering recurrent serious knee ligament injuries while playing rugby himself, Harry has first-hand experience of the physiotherapist-patient relationship. Therefore, Harry can fully appreciate the importance of your understanding of assessment findings and treatment choices, and will endeavour to explain his clinical findings and address any questions so that you can be actively involved in your treatment.