Maria Elliott

Maria Elliott, Chartered Physiotherapist, MCSP, HPC, ACPWH, APPI

Maria ElliottMaria is a freelance Women's' Health physiotherapist, Pilates teacher and Women's Health Consultant. She practises out of two London Clinics:The London Medical Centre, 144 Harley Street and Optimal Spine Chiswick . She originally trained in Complex Pelvic Pain Rehab in 2002 and has worked extensively in this area since then.

Maria has close links with leading world specialists in the USA and works closely with Medical Consultants and New Medicine Group practitioners to treat CPPS. She has always been passionate and energetic in her approach to recovery.

Maria graduated with First Class Honours in Physiotherapy from Trinity College, Dublin in 1986 and since then has practised Physiotherapy in Chicago, France and now in the UK. Maria's qualifications include membership of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women's Health and an APPI Pilates instructor. Trained in France in Post Natal Rehabilitation she provides a very effective post natal recovery programme. Maria set up the Physiotherapy Continence Services at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, and also the post natal rehab programme.

Maria is highly trained in manual therapy for the abdominal and pelvic area. The basis of treatment involves myofascial trigger point release, connective tissue manipulation, lengthening of tight short structures in the pelvic area; abdominal massage to release the diaphragm; improve blood flow to the pelvis and release the pelvic floor.

Maria offers Pelvic Pain Coaching and combines advice on nutrition, exercise, mindfulness and breath work to aid full recovery. She believes in a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to diagnosis and treatment and works closely with the New Medicine Group team, as well as leading specialists  in urology, gynaecology and pain management , to offer comprehensive psychological, health and pain support.

Maria is the director and founder of Simply Women’s Health a physiotherapy practise specialised in restoring physical and mental well being. She is always dedicated and energetic in her approach to her patient's recovery.