Wimbledon Specialist for: Bracing & Orthotics
Serena is a clinical specialist orthotist having gained her degree in 1998 from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia.
With a unique background Serena has extensive experience having previously worked within the NHS and private sector for nearly 20 years. Combining detailed knowledge and experience within the sports sector Serena has a strong referral base both across the U.K and internationally.
At Wimbledon Clinics Serena provides a leading Bracing and Biomechanics service which is supported by the latest in technology and product design.
Serena treats a wide range of conditions for both paediatric (aged 7 upwards) and adult patients. With a special interest in the lower limb (knee, foot and ankle conditions) Serena works to provide biomechanical solutions to optimise function for both elite and recreational athletes.
Clinical orthotic services provided by Serena include:
1. Biomechanical Assessment- a comprehensive assessment of walking/running combining clinical examination and gait analysis with the aim to improve functional awareness and (if applicable) formulate a foot orthotic prescription and footwear advice.
2. Sports knee bracing for ligament or cartilage injury. Serena has extensive experience assessing and fitting carbon fibre knee braces for support and protection during impact sports such as skiing.
3. Osteoarthritis Unloader knee bracing is a growing area, with the improved design and technology of today's braces many OA sufferers are able to remain active for longer with reduced pain and improved function.
4. General orthotics (selected upper limb and spinal bracing).