Blaithin Hadjisophocleous

Blaithin specialised in paediatrics from very early on in her career, working both for the NHS and privately.She has a special interest in intensive therapy, particularly constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT) for the hemiplegic upper limb.

Blaithin is also heavily involved in disability sports, and is the lead physiotherapist at the Matt Walker MBE Swimming Academy in Manchester.

Blaithin is registered with the Health Care Professions Councils in the UK, and is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists, and the Association of Physiotherapists Interested in Neurology.

Over the years, she has completed numerous post-graduate courses in child development, assessing and treating neonates in the community, thermoplastic splinting,developing young athletes, and managing children with cerebral palsy, making sure she is continually developing her knowledge and skills in line with the regularly evolving clinical evidence.

She is accredited in the Assisting Hand Assessment (AHA) for children with hemiplegia and trained to use the Alberta Infant Motor Scale (AIMS) to assess infants at risk of motor delay.

 

Location

Tots2Teens Children's Physiotherapy, Munday St, Manchester