Marilyne Biller Lopes
physiotherapist, Women's health specialist, and Pilates Instructor in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Marilyne is a UK Chartered Physiotherapist and obtained her degree in Masseur Kinesitherapie aka physiotherapy from Bordeaux, France. She has worked in the public and private sector in France and UK.
Marilyne’s expertise in mother and child health
Marilyne has completed specialised physiotherapy training in pelvic floor rehabilitation, pre and post natal rehabilitation, clinical Pilates and manual therapy. She is a licensed “Fit Back and Bump instructor” which is a comprehensive program of pre and postnatal physical and educational training. She can deliver ‘Hypopressive Abdominal Gymnastics’ (De Gasquet & Caufriez Method), which strengthens the abdominals without increasing the pressure on the pelvic floor, ideal for Post Natal Rehabilitation, Diastasis Recti and Stress Incontinence.
While working in France she specialized in paediatric physiotherapy treating children for orthopaedic and neurological conditions as well as developing a special interest in respiratory care. This time permitted her to acquire extensive practical skills. She was a member of the ‘Bronchiolitis and Asthma Network for Babies’ in Bordeaux (AKIRESO), and was a staff member in the local region’s on-call support team.
Marilyne’s expertise in sports physical rehabilitation
Marilyne has significant experience in the management of sports injuries both for adults and children. She constantly increases her range of treatment options which include manual therapy, Kinesio Taping and dry needling.
Marilyne is also an APPI Certified Clinical Pilates instructor.
Pilates is an excellent tool in rehabilitation after sports and spinal injuries, back and neck pain, and the management of overuse injuries occurred through sport as it strengthens the core muscles and promotes proper alignment and efficient movement.