Bonne Sante - The Physiotherapy & Massage Clinic

The Physiotherapy & Massage Clinic in Val d'Isère

Bonne Santé Physiotherapy is an established clinic with over 14 years experience in the treatment of skiing, snowboarding and other alpine sporting injuries.

Mobile physiotherapy service in Val d'Isere, Tignes, Ste Foy and surrounding resorts. The Chartered Physiotherapists at Bonne Santé have years of experience working with all types of sporting injuries.

We have a passion for our work and sport. We understand that the goal is to get you back on the mountain as quickly as possible whilst respecting all safety aspects.

If you need to book please call Bonne Sante or contact us.

In a world where skiing holidays are never long enough, early identification of a problem with optimal management and the most effective physiotherapy treatment is crucial. We aim to return your body back to health and sport. Whether you are on holiday, or in Val d'Isere for the season, our objective is to treat, manage and educate you to enable a full and safe return to the slopes.

Excelling in the Treatment of Sports, Skiing and Snowboarding injuries We aim to give you the very best in assessment and recognition of your problem. This way we are able to give you the most effective treatment and management possible. As well as dealing with the problem, we aim to educate you so that as the client, you have a full understanding of the matter at hand and what your treatment entails.

We also believe that prevention is better than cure, therefore highly recommend a pre-ski or biomechanical assessment to help ensure minimum risk of injury and maximum enjoyment during your time on the slopes.

Location of the Bonne Sante Physiotherapy & Massage Clinic in Val d'Isère.

We are located in the centre of Val d'Isere by the main roundabout which is surrounded by Val Village shopping centre, Val d'Isere Tourist Office, and Killy Sport.

We are directly opposite the Tsanteleina Hotel, next door to the Credit Agricole Bank.

Bonne Santé Physiotherapy is an established clinic with over 14 years experience in the treatment of skiing, snowboarding and other alpine sporting injuries.

Buses stop directly outside Residence Les Andes.

Mobile service

If you would like treatment in the comfort of your chalet, hotel or home we can come to you. We offer a mobile service in:

  • Val d'Isere
  • Tignes
  • Ste Foy
  • and nearby villages


  • 2 treatment rooms / sports studio
  • mobile service offered with plinths, oils and portable equipment
  • Rehabilitation equipment
  • Rehabilitation Equipment
  • Electrotherapy equipment including ultrasound, interferential & TENS units
  • biofeedback
  • wobble boards
  • gym balls
  • theraband, weights
  • treadmill & video gait analysis

Rest Assured You Are in Good Hands With The Physiotherapists at Bonne Santé

The physiotherapists at Bonne Santé are all members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and registered with the Health Professions Council. These professional bodies exist to ensure that high standards of practice are maintained.

All Chartered Physiotherapists have undergone the required training and passed the necessary exams to enable them to practice. They will have the letters MCSP and SRP after their names showing that they are also State Registered.

Louise Allison Bsc (Hons) Physiotherapy


Louise is Chartered Physiotherapist who qualified from the University of East London and has years of experience in the NHS and in private practice. She began her career in large London teaching hospitals, including Guys and St Thomas' NHS foundation trust. Since then she has worked in various sports injury clinics and has also spent time working abroad in Canada and Gibraltar.

Her specialist interests are musculo-skeletal injuries and she has an in-depth understanding of sports injuries, especially alpine related problems. She has worked with sportsmen and women at all levels from club to international and enjoys helping them return to their optimal levels of fitness.

Louise has a particular clinical interest in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of anterior cruciate ligament injuries and patella-femoral problems. Louise recognises that injury prevention is of key importance and works closely with skiers of all levels to ensure safety on the slopes. Based on the latest research available, she has developed ski specific training programmes to help prevent injuries, specifically anterior cruciate ligament problems.

As well as specialising in sports and alpine injuries, Louise has a keen interest in womens health physio. She is keen to assist local residents during the ante and postnatal periods with any aches, pains and problems they may have.

Louise recognises the importance of frequently updating your skills to stay at the forefront of new techniques and approaches, therefore regularly attends courses around the country. She is keen to deliver the highest levels of care possible and lead by example.

Louise oversees the clinical and professional standards and the educational development of the Bonne Sante team. This helps to ensure and maintain high standards of service for the benefit of those needing physiotherapy in Val d'Isere.

Laura Penhaul Bsc (Hons) Physiotherapy


Laura specialises in sports injuries and rehabilitation with an obvious particular interest in skiing! Laura is currently completing a Sports Physiotherapy MSc at the University of Bath and has been working with the British Ski Team and British Disability Ski Team over the last year. Alongside this she has worked with a biomechanist, movement analyst and elite coaches, to gain further knowledge into the movement patterns of skiing within the different disciplines and levels of ability.

Laura has a background of four years in the NHS where she specialised in the management of trauma injuries at the Oxford Radcliffe Trauma Centre of Excellence. She has previously worked as a Physiotherapist in private practice in both Chamonix and Verbier and has a longstanding history of sports rehabilitation, working with rugby at county and Premiership level since qualifying and is also currently contracted with the British Handball Team based in Denmark.

Although Laura uses a wide range of treatment skills from deep tissue massage, joint and nerve mobilisations to muscle re-education techniques, she also has a keen interest in the prevention of injury and the preparation for sport.

With Laura's passion for Physiotherapy and experience of successful treatment of sporting injuries to a high standard, she will work to optimise your performance and ensure you return to the slopes fighting fit!

Emma Bellew BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, BSc (Hons) Sports Science


After qualifying from Manchester School of Physiotherapy, Emma worked at Wythenshawe Hospital Manchester and the Royal Liverpool Hospital as a Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist within the Orthopaedic, Specialist Lower Limb & Spinal teams. During this time she was also lead Physiotherapist at Caldy RFC.

Recently Emma has been working in established Private Sports Injury Clinics, treating a variety of acute and chronic injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. In addition, Emma worked as a physiotherapist at the 2008 London Marathon and was part of a team providing physiotherapy to Chester Jets Basketball team (British Basketball League).

Within Physiotherapy Emma’s main areas of interest are sports rehabilitation and injury prevention. Emma has developed skills in these areas by combining both her Sports Physiotherapy experience with her knowledge from her first degree (BSc Hons) in Sport Science.

Through Pilates training Emma has developed a specialisation in correcting and re-educating posture and movement dysfunction to reduce pain, aid rehabilitation, prevent injuries and potentially enhance sports performance. Emma is qualified in Cyriax Orthopaedic Medicine, Acupuncture and she is a fully certified (APPI) Pilates Instructor.

Emma is an avid skier and has spent many holidays in Val D’Isere. She enjoys keeping fit training for Triathlons and she understands the significance of exercise in daily life. Through personal experience she believes in the importance of early injury diagnosis and swift treatment to enable you to get back to the slopes as soon as possible!

Ginny Dawson Bsc (Hons)Physiotherapy


Ginny's passion for all sports and her enjoyment working with people, prompted her to study Physiotherapy at Manchester School of Physiotherapy. She qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2004 and spent 4 years working initially for the NHS at the Whittington Hospital and then Charing Cross Hospital (both in London) where she developed her skills as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist.

After working for four years in London, Ginny had to heed the call of mountains to ski, especially ski touring. A job as a physiotherapist in Val d'Isere was a dream come true! Ginny has now worked for two seasons in Val d'Isere and loves the challenges that ski injuries present.

During the summer Ginny works with the British Army devoting much of her time treating young recruits and emphasizing the important role a physiotherapist plays in injury prevention. She has also worked for private practices in the UK and as a Chartered Physiotherapist at the London Marathon.

Ginny has an extremely comprehensive involvement with a huge variety of sports. As an experienced physiotherapist she knows how important correct advice is in order to prevent injuries; or when they do occur, to use the correct techniques to get the client back on the piste without wasting time.

Ginny's love and extensive involvement with ski touring and off piste skiing, means she wants people to enjoy the mountains without injury. The mountains both deserve and demand respect and she knows how important it is to undertake exercises for injury prevention or to recover as quickly as possible should an injury occur.

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