BSc (hons) Physiotherapy, MCSP.
Chronic Pain, Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia, Sports Physiotherapy
Professional profile and experience
Nicola Rhind has joined the ROC Clinic team in August 2016.
Having qualified as a Chartered physiotherapist, with a BSc (hons) in Physiotherapy from the Robert Gordon University Aberdeen; she has been working in the musculoskeletal field for 17 years. Her interests are shared between chronic pain and sports medicine.
Persistent pain has been a specialism for over eight years, earned from extensive inter-disciplinary training in: manual therapy, reflective practice and an on-going Msc in Pain Management.
Her work as a clinical specialist Physiotherapist at the Grampian Pain Service, as well as her experience managing patients with long-term conditions such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic widespread pain, complex regional pain syndrome and neuropathic pain have made Nicola an expert in the field of chronic pain management. This expertise led to her involvement in the in the Scotland wide government project to improve chronic pain services within local health boards.
She is an experienced ultra-long distance runner and her personal experience in taking part in races, and the preparation involved in such competitions make her the ideal physiotherapist to advise runners on how should care for their bodies during training.
She is part of the committee of the Stonehaven running club and is a cross-country school coach for Arduthie Primary School.
As a sports physiotherapist, her experience involves both NHS and private work. Her holistic approach coupled with her personal experience as a runner and the years of experience in manual therapy and mobilisation techniques make her the ideal physiotherapist to advise sports men and women.