I graduated from The University of Birmingham in 2009 with a degree in Physiotherapy. Over the years I have developed my expertise in the treatment of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions affecting children and women. I have worked extensively both in the NHS and privately.
Since qualifying as an APPI (Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute) Pilates Instructor in 2013 I have been teaching Pilates Matwork and Reformer classes.
I am an accredited Mummy MOT practitioner, which involves carrying out an in-depth postnatal assessment of the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles following childbirth. I treat women both during and after pregnancy with conditions such as urinary incontinence, prolapse, rectus diastasis (‘tummy gap’) and back, pelvic or coccyx pain. I am passionate about educating and empowering women to return to the activities they love.
My other interest is treating children and young people. I have worked as an Advanced Physiotherapist in this field, undergoing training to Masters level. I treat a wide variety of complaints including hypermobility, sports injuries, chronic pain and gait (walking) abnormalities.
I am a member of the Health Professions Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. I have recently relocated to Cumbria with my husband and 2 daughters.
As a mum to 2 young children I appreciate the challenges of being a parent, particularly recovering after birth and making time for you. My experience of becoming a mother myself has further fuelled my passion for treating women and children. In my spare time I enjoy running, cycling and hiking around the Lake District. Practising Pilates regularly has definitely helped my c-section recovery and facilitated my return to running.