Kirsten graduated from Nottingham in 2001 and has worked with many complex neurological clients within the NHS and the private sector. She has worked in community settings including care homes, specialist rehabilitation clinics,domiciliary settings as well as in-patient facilities.
Kirsten specialises in Neurological and Aquatic Physiotherapy.
Kirsten employs a combination of hands-on therapy (Bobath and Neuromuscular Energising Therapy (NET)) and technology. Kirsten has also undergone further post-graduate training in Aquatic Physiotherapy for Neurological Conditions and treats neurological clients in the hydrotherapy pool. She is also accredited under the ATACP (Aquatic Therapy Association of Chartered Physiotherapists). Kirsten has undertaken training in the Halliwick Concept which is an approach to teaching all people, in particular, focusing on those with physical and/or learning difficulties, to take part in water activities, to move independently in water, and to swim.
Kirsten is based at Physiofunction Spratton, providing rehabilitation for individuals with Neurological conditions. She is also our lead Aquatic Physiotherapist, managing and providing hydrotherapy services to individuals and groups with Neurological conditions at Moulton Leisure Centre–NN3 7QL.
Kirsten also manages the services provided to The British Polio Fellowship in Northamptonshire. This includes online group exercise classes, group and individual hydrotherapy and individual AlterG sessions.