Job Title: Doctor
Zena Schofield MCSP, MMACP
Chartered Physiotherapist – PRACTICE PRINCIPAL
Zena has over 30 years of experience as a practising physiotherapist, specialising in treating people with musculo-skeletal conditions. She has as particular expertise in spinal problems.
In addition to her clinical work, Zena has lectured and been involved with education at post-graduate level.
As appointed Chair of the Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, Zena oversaw the launch of the first Master’s degree course in Europe for Manipulative Studies. She represented her profession on the European Education Committee of The International Federation of Manual Therapists, as well as lecturing nationally and internationally.
Zena negotiated the launch of an international scientific and peer-reviewed journal, with contributors from a range of scientific disciplines and now subscribed to worldwide by several thousand clinicians.
In 1997 she was co-founder of The Medico-Legal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, and is the present Chair of this group. She also lectures to both lawyers and physiotherapists on medico-legal issues. Zena has also been a visiting lecturer at Master ‘s degree level in this field, and is recognised as an Expert Witness for complex High Court civil cases, in addition to criminal cases across the United Kingdom. She continues to act as an Expert Witness since 1988 in both civil and criminal cases.