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Meet The Team

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Sonja Cimelli

Podiatry, Chiropody, Sports Massage, Sports Injuries

8 years experience

Qualifications: BSc Hons Podiatry, BPA Dance, BTEC Sports Massage Therapy

Sonja is currently on maternity leave.


Sonja provides Podiatry and Chiropody services at the Abbey Clinic.  She graduated from the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff with a 1st class BSc (Hons) Podiatry degree. She worked in the NHS in South Wales before moving into private practice in order to specialise in the field of musculoskeletal biomechanics.  She is currently completing her MSc in Sports and Exercise Rehabilitation at St. Mary's University, Twickenham.

Sonja has a special interest in sports injury rehabilitation and was proud to be selected as part of the London 2012 Olympics Medical Team.  Based in the Athlete's village she provided to podiatric treatment to athletes from all nations and sporting disciplines.

Sonja originally trained as a professional dancer and graduated with a Bachelor of Performing Arts Dance degree from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in 1998. This has given her a particular interest in dance injury rehabilitation and she has undertaken research working with some of the UK's leading dance companies including Rambert Dance Company.  Her research has been published in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association

Sonja is also an experienced sports massage therapist and has worked with athletes of all levels from elite to amateur including an appearance on ITV's Celebrity Fit Club.

Sonja enjoys keeping active and aside from dance, her interests include skiing and snowboarding having lived and worked in the French Alps for 3 winter seasons.

Sport Specialties


Personal Sporting Achievements 

Competes in street dance competitions in the UK and overseas.
A former member of the National Youth Dance Company working with world-renowned choreographers such as Wayne McGregor. 

Team / Individuals Treated

Professional dancers in classical, contemporary and street dance styles. (2008 - Current)
A member of London 2012 Olympics Medical Team treating athletes from all nations and sporting disciplines (2012)



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We are a multi-disciplinary clinic with 18 clinicians covering over 14 disciplines.

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130,000 treatments in 18 years. there are few injuries we haven't seen before.

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