Clare Lion

Director, Hand & Upper Limb Therapist, Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor

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Clare graduated from the University of Queensland in 1999. She has worked extensively in private clinics in both the UK and Australia. As her physiotherapy career has progressed Clare found she has a real passion for treating hand and upper limb conditions. She loves the attention to detail that is required in this area and has specialised through extensive extra training and examination and was awarded the title of Accredited Hand Therapist by the Australian Hand Therapy Association.
She has consulted as a hand therapist across multiple professional sports. Prior to her move back to the UK in 2016, Clare held teaching roles at several universities in splinting and therapeutic management of upper limb conditions and worked as the Head Physiotherapist in Hand and Upper Limb Therapy at a major teaching hospital in Australia.
Clare is registered with the Health & Care Professions Council and is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. She is a member of the British Association of Hand Therapists, an Accredited Hand Therapist as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association and has served on the committee of Shoulder and Elbow Physiotherapists Australasia (SEPA).

Current Elite Sports Positions:

  • Hintsa Performance Consultant Physiotherapist (Formula 1)

  • McLaren F1 Race Team - Consultant Physiotherapist

  • Reading FC Women - Hand Therapist

  • Reading Hockey Club - Women's Team Physiotherapist & Club Hand Therapist


Previous Elite Sports Positions:​​

  • Brisbane Lions AFL - Hand Therapist (Australia) 

  • Consulting to individual elite athletes in rugby union, swimming, hockey, netball and motor racing.

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