Karen qualified as a Physiotherapist from the West London
Institute of Higher Education in 1991.
She worked at Roehampton
Hospital, London gaining a wide range of experience in all specialities
including burns and plastics.
In 1994, Karen specialised in
musculoskeletal outpatients as a Senior Physiotherapist and has since gained
experience in subsequent years working for the NHS and privately in Kent,
Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. In 1997, she completed a post graduate
diploma in Physiotherapy in Occupational Health, expanding her knowledge in
musculoskeletal disorders and ergonomics.
Karen has a special interest in
Pilates and qualified as a Body Control Pilates Instructor in 2001. She is also
a Level 3 Pilates Registered Exercise Professional. Karen has experience
conducting Pilates classes, 1:1 sessions and tailored Pilates exercises to help
manage musculoskeletal conditions. She is currently working towards her Level 4
qualification in Pilates.
Karen enjoys a varied caseload
but has special interest areas of hand therapy, Pilates and acupuncture. She is
a member of the AACP, Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.
Karen has returned to her
Hampshire roots and joined Grosvenor Physiotherapy in 2013.