Hi, thanks for visiting Sophie Marr Physiotherapy! Sophie is a fully professional and qualified Physiotherapist (MSc) and Sports Therapist (BSc). She completed her BSc at Huddersfield University in 2009, and went on to complete an MSc at Northumbria University at the end of 2012. Throughout her qualified time, she has specialised in the area of musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and sports injuries. Sophie has worked with treating, preventing, managing and rehabilitating patients of all ages and abilities up to elite sporting level.
Sophie has a wealth of sporting physiotherapy experiences include working with professional sportsmen and women at Sunderland AFC, Sheffield United FC, Durham City FC, Huddersfield Giants RFC and the Great Britain Handball Team.
Sophie has also provided Northumbria University with physiotherapy for many members of the University football, netball, volleyball and basketball teams.
Sophie has also assisted many theatrical performers, including cast members of Cats, Dirty Dancing and Avenue Q. More recent work has been carried out with the popstar group Little Mix.
Sophie has also worked as a masseuse and therapist in health clubs and University clinics for sports teams and university members, gaining vital experience in the NHS and within the insurance sector dealing predominantly with whiplash type injuries.
Alongside running her successful practice in Jesmond, until recently Sophie also worked as a Physiotherapist at Sunderland AFC.
Sophie worked at Sunderland AFC for nearly 5 years, spending time working with elite male and female and academy footballers, with a focus on treating, managing and preventing injuries.
More recently, Sophie has been working with the Academy boys at Under 18 and Under 23 levels.
You don’t need to be an elite sports person, or be out pounding the streets to benefit from Sophie Marr Physiotherapy and treatments.
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Sophie is passionate about all sports, and running in particular. She is a competitive amateur runner – competing for her local club, the Tyne Bridge Harriers. Current personal bests include 18.25 for the 5k, 38.42 for the 10k, and 63.36 for 10 miles. Sophie’s best half marathon time to date is 86.26 and best full marathon is 3.16.08 at London. She has also more recently taken to some local sprint and standard Triathlons and has a love for outdoor swimming!
Prior to running, Sophie was a keen footballer, playing to County level. Sophie also enjoyed a spell playing for Charlton Athletic.