ALISON GLOVER, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MSc Science of Sports Injury
Occupation: Registered Physiotherapist
About me: I graduated from Manchester University, England BSc (Hons) programme in Physiotherapy in 1991 and attained my MSc in Science of Sport Injury in 2006. I recently moved to Canada in 2019 my her husband and 15 year old daughter. I am a Registered Physiotherapist in Ontario and achieved the Gold Standard for the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine in the UK.
Throughout my physiotherapy career I have gained a wide range of experience and skills in elite sport, private practice, which included running my own clinic in the UK for 15 years, working for the National Health Service, the Royal Air Force as well as 2 years working in Australia.
Alison has a wealth of international sports experience and worked as physiotherapist with the Great Britain team at the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games, the 2006 Turin Paralympics Games, the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games, 2012 London Paralympic Games and the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games as well as with Team England at the Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010.
Alison has been the lead physiotherapist for Scottish badminton, Paralympic UK Athletics, GB Para-Swimming and before her move to Canada was Head of Medical with British Wheelchair Basketball. She has also worked with England hockey, rugby, badminton cycling and athletics during her time at working at the English Institute of Sport.
Alison is a manual therapist, having trained in Maitland, orthopaedic medicine, Mckenzie and Mconnell therapies as well as a high knowledge of using exercise in her rehabilitation. Alison enjoys treating clients post injury but also has an interest in preventive work with athletes in screening and putting programs in place to help prevent injuries and improve performance.
Alison trained at Stott Pilates in Canada in 2002 as a Pilates instructor and incorporates this into her work.
Alison enjoys running, playing field hockey, skiing as well as travel and is a keen member of her local Church.