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- Back pain (MSK)
- Sports injuries (MSK)
With 9 years experience in the NHS mainly working in neuromuskuloskeletal physiotherapy, rising to the role of Clinical Specialist in spinal pain.
Kathleen uses a combination of clinical experience and evidence based practice to provide patients with the best possible care.
For the past 5 years Kathleen has balanced raising a family with working in the private sector, successfully focusing on returning people to sport, work and hobbies.
Kathleen obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Physiotherapy from the University of Hertfordshire in 2013, and is currently studying for a Master of Science degree in Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy at Cardiff University.
Kathleen is currently the Physiotherapist for the Wales Women's cricket team and is a qualified UKA Running Leader.
When not treating patients, Kathleen can be found with her family or running, normally training for the next marathon, half marathon or triathlon!
Areas of interest
Sports Injuries, Running injuries, Whiplash Associated Disorders, Acute Low Back Pain, Chronic Low Back Pain, Achilles Tendinopathy, Anterior Knee Pain, Patellofemoral Syndrome, Osteoarthritis, Post Orthopaedic Surgery, Knee Injuries; cricket injuries
Just completed MSc disseration on the barriers to running as a form of exercise for women.
MSc Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy
PGDip in Advanced Physiotherapy.
- BSc Hons Physiotherapy University of Hertfordshire 2002
- PGDip Advanced Physiotherapy University og Hertfordshire 2012
- MSc Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy Cardiff University 2017
Affiliations / memberships
ACPSEM - Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Kathleen Walker, 07815815024