Effective physiotherapy & clinical Pilates
Effective physiotherapy & clinical Pilates

About Cathy

Cathy Wilde

Founder and Principal Physiotherapist

BAppSc (Phty), MSc (Manip Physio)


Cathy set up Blue Koala Physiotherapy in 2014 to have greater scope in treating patients. In addition to hands on treatment, she offers proactive and preventative help and advice. 


Originally trained as a physiotherapist in Sydney, Australia, Cathy now has over 20 years' of experience in the profession. This includes working in private practice in both Australia and the UK, within the NHS in London and East Sussex, at Horder Healthcare in East Sussex - a not for profit centre of excellence - and currently at Dorset MSK services.


Having worked in Advanced Practice clinics in the NHS since 2006, Cathy has advanced diagnostic and treatment skills. She is also trained in acupuncture and Pilates with an emphasis on rehabilitation. 


Cathy enjoys teaching other physiotherapists and passing on her knowledge for the good of the profession. For eight years she was a regular visiting lecturer at London South Bank University. She also currently acts as an expert witness for Richmond Physiotherapy Associates, providing physio advice in clinical negligence cases.



In her spare time, Cathy enjoys training for triathlons, cycling, swimming, yoga and country walks. She is a Level 2 British Triathlon Coach.



Cathy is a member of the following Societies, Associations and Networks:

  • The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Advanced Practitioners Physiotherapy Network
  • PhysioFirst Private Practitioners Network
  • Medico-Legal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
  • The Hip Pain Professionals
  • The Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
  • The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine

HCPC registration: PH67489

CSP number: 70636

Why Blue Koala?

Cathy is an Australian with an English mother and has lived in the UK for over 15 years. She also spent her early childhood here. She's a true Blue with a British (and Aussie) passport and proud of her Australian heritage. Hence the Koala, decked out in blue.

Live, online Pilates

Cathy runs regular Pilates classes live on Zoom. The cost for each one-hour class is £5.


Classes are held:
Tuesdays: 18:30 - 19:30  Intermediate/advanced

For more information, including how to book please click here:

Coming soon...

Pilates for runners, cyclists, triathletes - watch this space....


Medico Legal Expert Witness:

Catherine Wilde


Cathy is actively working as an expert witness in Medico Legal cases. To find out more, including contact details, please click here.

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