Since graduating as a Physiotherapist from Keele University in 2011 Kate has worked across a variety of clinical specialties, including the Orthotic Research and Locomotor Assessment Unit (ORLAU), Musculoskeletal Outpatients, Neuromuscular Team, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Spinal Injuries and General Medicine.
Kate is registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Alongside her work with Therapy Stars Kate works in ORLAU and is a senior member of the specialist Neuromuscular team in the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital. She assesses and treats a wide range of adults and children with neurological, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal presentations, with particular interests in Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES), Orthotic assessment and provision, and gait analysis.
Kate is a quiet, confident and approachable professional who is pragmatic and ensures accurate treatment plans with patient led goals in mind. Ongoing learning is important to Kate and she has attended and presented numerous in-service training sessions over a wide range of subjects as well as attending externally organised events and professional training, as listed below:
- Ian Horsley Athletic Shoulder course
- Assisting Hand Assessment (AHA) course
- Jo Gibson Shoulder course
- ATACP Jacqueline Pattman Aquatherapy course
- Mike Stewart Know Pain course
- Odstock Functional Electrical Stimulation – upper limb and lower limb courses
- Good Clinical Practice (GCP) research course
- Clinical Movement Analysis Society (CMAS) conferences
- Hemi Help conferences
- The Movement Centre (TMC) conferences.
During her own time Kate enjoys spending time with her family, two dogs and horse, walking, dining out and baking and going to the cinema. She also has a keen interest in cars and motorbikes.