Sarah Trost

Physiotherapist and Personal Trainer
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Sarah is a physiotherapist and personal trainer with a focus on sports medicine and rehabilitation. Throughout her extensive training in Germany, Sarah applies a combination of different therapies and accompanies her patients throughout the whole rehabilitation process (including the instruction of preventive exercises in order to avoid relapses).

Sarah also treats chronic pains and provides conservative treatments - especially for low back pain and shoulder disorders. As a licensed expert of lymphatic drainage, she supports the detumescence of edema after injuries and alleviates symptoms of blood circulation disorders. With her broad education in manual therapy, she treats disorders of the musculoskeletal system taking into account neuro-muscular and skeletal factors.

Furthermore Sarah also offers personal training classes with emphasis on back pain, hip and knee problems.

Doctor Type
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
English, German
Downtown Clinic & Lifestyle Center, Four Seasons Clinic, Hongmei Road Clinic
Attendance Time
Hongmei Road Clinic:
Monday, Thursday: 9:00 ~ 18:00

Downtown Clinic:
Wednesday, Saturday: 9:00 ~ 18:00
Friday: 9:00 ~ 14:00

Four Seasons Clinic:
Tuesday: 9:00 ~ 20:00
Friday: 15:00 ~ 18:00

Articles Written

Addressing Back Pain

Some things you can do every day to keep muscles balanced and avoid the likelihood of pain: • Plan some exercise into every day. Do what you enjoy to stay motivated. You don’t necessarily have to go to the gym. Consider walking, riding a bike to work, or taking classes such as yoga or dance. • Move around as much as possible when you’re at the office. Take short breaks…

FAQs about Lymphatic Drainage

What is lymphatic drainage? Manual lymphatic drainage is a type of gentle, targeted massage used to encourage drainage of the lymphatic system, which carries waste products away from the tissues and back toward the heart. It is a highly effective treatment for chronic edema (swelling). What causes lymphedema (AKA edema)? The lymphatic system is an important part of our circulatory system, processing large amounts of body fluid and filtering waste…

Is Your Shanghai Office a Pain in Your Neck? Ergonomics and Back Pain Tips

The most important, and often overlooked, tip for office ergonomics is to sit in a dynamic way. Your body needs to move. Sitting in one position for hours on end is unnatural. Try to stand as often as possible, or move your position in your chair. Sitting toward the front of your chair can help engage your muscles. Even if you’re sitting in a bad position or don’t have the…

Staying Healthy on the Road

If you travel, it can be especially tough to stay healthy. Many Shanghai expats travel a lot for work (and fun!) and keep busy schedules. Sometimes this leads to poor health and pain from an overly sedentary lifestyle. If you don’t make time to build in some movement and exercise, your body will pay for it in the long run. Here are some tips for staying healthy on the road…

Suffering from Swelling? Find Relief with Specialized Massage

Lymphatic Drainage FAQs As the weather heats up, those who suffer from swelling often find their problems worsening. Fortunately, lymphatic drainage can provide relief and encourage healthy circulation. Sarah Trost, physiotherapist at Body & Soul, assists Shanghai residents with wellness, rehabilitation and pain management. She specializes in manual lymphatic drainage for patients suffering from lymphedema. She shares how lymphatic drainage works and answers some common questions. What is lymphatic drainage?…