Ruth Ainley
Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapist


Ruth is a clinical specialist in cardio-respiratory physiotherapy with 25 years experience. She has worked at world renowned hospitals including St Thomas’ Hospital and the Royal Brompton, and subsequently in private healthcare in London.

Ruth brings a calm and reassuring approach to working with patients and families, and particularly enjoys working with people in their own homes to achieve individual goals.

Her special interests are bronchiectasis, breathing pattern disorders, rehabilitation, and long covid.

Ruth was on the inaugural executive board of Long Covid Physiotherapy and has spoken internationally on the management of Long Covid. She is an advocate for Asthma and Lung UK charity. Her other interests are weight management and first aid.

Ruth runs clinics in Marylebone and is part of the Home Visit team.