Qualified as a Physiotherapist at Pinderfields School of Physiotherapy, Leeds University (1996). Gained MSc in Manipulative Physiotherapy at Coventry University(2001), also gaining membership of the Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Worked as Clinical Specialist and Extended Scope Practitioner in Orthopaedics before starting as a lecturer at Nottingham. Current post is Associate Professor in the Division of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Nottingham. Became Honorary Fellow of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in 2011. PhD thesis: Causation and Evidence-Based Medicine (supervisor: Professor Stephen Mumford)
Member of International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapist working group for International Framework for Examination of the Cervical Region for potential of Cervical Arterial Dysfunction prior to Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Intervention 2007-2017.
Cervical arterial dysfunction; risks and adverse events of manual therapy; neck pain and headache; clinical reasoning, physical activity and rehabilitation, sports therapy, Philosophy of Health Science.
Neuromusculoskeletal rehabilitation, Clinical Reasoning, Teaching and Learning, Personal and Professional Development, Evidence Based Practice.
Cervical arterial dysfunction; Philosophy of Health Science: link to my Philosophy research here.
CauseHealth, Causation in Health Sciences. Norwegian Research Council funded project https://causehealthblog.wordpress.com/
Postgraduate course leader - Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Module convenor - Undergraduate:
- B93ESS Exercise and Sport in Special Populations
Module convenor - Postgraduate
- B94303 Advancing Neuromusculoskeletal Practice 1
- B94301 Advancing Neuromusculoskeletal Practice 2