Kristen completed her Master of Physiotherapy Studies at the University of Queensland in 2014, with a special interest in sports, and in particular golf, having been a previous elite-level amateur golfer with the Queensland Academy of Sport.
She has also been involved in research, investigating Achilles and patella tendinopathy and femoroacetabular impingement in athletes. Being an overall movement enthusiast Kristen believes in, and participates in, a variety of activities including Pilates, weight training and yoga.
Kristen is passionate about ongoing education and has special interests in treating headaches, neck and shoulder injuries as well as the foot and ankle complex, lower back pain, sacroiliac joint dysfunction and lower limb tendinopathies. She uses a wide range of treatment techniques with some of her additional qualifications including:
- Dry needling
- Watson headache® Approach – Level 2
- Oov Level 1
- Runity coaching
- Diploma of Polestar Pilates Studio and Rehabilitation Method – Currently completing training to mentor new Pilates students
- Strain/Counterstrain for the spine and sacrum
- Rehabilitation and Pilates informed exercises for neurological conditions, gluteal tendinopathy and multidirectional shoulder instability