Meet the physio

Maryke is an experienced sports physiotherapist who provides online diagnosis and treatment. She is also a health and diabetes coach.

Maryke Louw

Maryke qualified as a physiotherapist in 2003. She has an MSc in Sports Injury Management and is currently based at one of the UK’s  leading centres for sports medicine. While Maryke is a specialist sports physiotherapist, she also treats a wide variety of regular injuries.

She takes an evidence-based approach to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries. Her Master’s Degree dissertation is on the causes of Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB) – the bane of so many runners. In her daily practice she continues to apply this academic rigour by staying on top of the latest research.

Maryke was a member of the medical team at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and at the 2015 European Games in Baku.

She has also provided pitch-side support for various sports teams in East Sussex, including Brighton and Hove Albion FC’s Academy.  This earned her a Silver Accreditation with the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM).

As a marathon runner and triathlete Maryke is also familiar with the everyday challenges that active people face when trying to recover from an injury. “I love all sports but much prefer to exercise outside and off-road.  These days I swim, bike and run.”

Qualifications:

  • BSc Physiotherapy 2003
  • MSc Sports Injury Management (cum laude) 2011
  • Silver Accreditation with the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM)
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council

Not comfortable with an online consultation? You can also consult Maryke in person in Sportswise, Eastbourne.

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Maryke is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy in the UK
Maryke is a member of the Health and Care Professions council in the UK
Maryke is a member of the Association Of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine
Maryke is a sports physiotherapist who has completed sports trauma qualifications.