Rhiannon Hodges BSc Hon

Rhiannon Hodges

Sports Therapist and Nutrition Coach

Qualifications

Rhiannon gained a BSc Honours degree at Northampton University in Sports Therapy and has gained experience working alongside our expert neurological physiotherapists.


Rhiannon's role at PhysioFunction

Rhiannon is a sports therapist, personal trainer, an ARNI accredited instructor and Nutrition Coach. She has been working at PhysioFunction for 6 years and can design tailored exercise programmes to help you achieve your physical and functional goals. Rhiannon also uses hands on sports massage techniques to support exercise sessions and encourage optimal functionality.

Sports Therapy

Rhiannon can support clients with the following:

· Assessment of injuries and conditions and informed advice on injury management.

· Goal setting for neurological and musculoskeletal conditions.

· Breaking down goals into realistic and achievable steps.

· Rehabilitation exercises for neurological or joint specific injury.

· Joint mobilisation and sports massage techniques to aid rehabilitation or to enhance muscle recovery between sessions.

Personal Trainer

Rhiannon can support clients with the following:

· Goal setting.

· Tailored exercise programmes that work towards realistic and achievable goals.

· Motivational and dynamic sessions.

· Monitoring of progress using verified fitness, strength and mobility tests.

· 1 to 1 training sessions face to face or online.

· Exercise programs that can be completed independently or with support at home.

· Clear and up to date information on current health and fitness issues.

Nutritional Coaching

As a nutrition coach with a background in sports therapy, Rhiannon can aid your rehabilitation journey by offering comprehensive advice and simple implementation strategies for your diet.

Rhiannon’s coaching sessions include:

· 1 to 1 session (Face to Face & Online) to formulate clear, realistic and achievable goals.

· Evaluation of current dietary patterns and behaviours in relation to food.

· Tailored nutrition guidance to maximally support your exercise rehabilitation

· Useful recommendations that will help separate nutrition fact from nutrition fiction.

· Support with reaching individual nutritional goals.

Being a nutrition coach also gives Rhiannon a deeper understanding of the different vitamins and minerals we require from our diet. This means she can provide structured meal plans if required.

Rhiannon can support with the following:

· Assessment of general heath and design a detailed personalised nutrition plan.

· Guidance for a balanced intake of nutrients and hydration.

· Monitor symptoms and health improvements.

· Adjust eating plans where necessary.



Rhiannon is based at our PhysioFunction Spratton, Northamptonshire clinic.

Special interest

Stroke

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Acquired Brain Injury, Balance and Co-ordination Issues, FES Cycling, Flaccidity or Low Tone, Foot Drop and Walking Problems, Functional Neurological Disorder, Gullian Barre Syndrome, Gym Instruction, Hand Therapy - Neurological, Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP), Hydrotherapy, Lower Limb Rehabilitation, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular and Joint Pain, Parkinson's, Postural Assessments, Sciatica or 'Slipped' Disc, Spasticity and Spasms, Spinal Cord Injury, Sporting Injuries, Stroke, Tennis Elbow, Transverse Myelitis, Upper Limb Rehabilitation, Neck and Back Pain, Joint Problems, Arthritis Management, Sports Injuries, Muscle, Tendon, Ligament Injuries, Post Operation Rehabilitation

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