Geraldine qualified in 1976 from the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, with a Diploma in Remedial Gymnastics & Recreational Therapy. In 1985 she became a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and attained a BSc degree in Remedial Science (biomechanics bias) in 1987 from Westminster University, London. She later went on to study at University College London, attaining an MSc degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 1996.
Prior to her graduation she worked at various teaching hospitals and spinal injuries centres in South Wales and Scotland. Following her graduation, she completed all of the major medical and orthopaedic rotations as well as specialist fields at Leicester General Hospital, a large teaching hospital. This provided her with a solid foundation in the core areas of physiotherapy. Geraldine went on to specialize in orthopaedics, major injuries and burns, taking on a senior role at the Birmingham Accident hospital. Following this Geraldine took up a senior and superintendent role, at two renowned Medical Rehabilitation Centres – Garston Manor MRC, Watford and Camden Road MRC in London
In 1987, Geraldine became a lecturer in physiotherapy on the BSc degree course at The Middlesex Hospital School of Physiotherapy, University College London. During this time she attained a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (with distinction) from Garnet College Roehampton and further qualified with a Diploma in Teacher of Physiotherapy (DipTP) awarded by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.