Jo qualified in 1995 from Kings College London after completing a 4 year honours degree course. Jo has always had a particular interest in neurology and after gaining experience in other areas of physiotherapy she soon specialised in stroke and neurological rehabilitation.
Jo has worked alongside Bobath tutors, herself training in the Bobath approach. Whilst working in Australia Jo learned more about the Motor Relearning approach popular in the southern hemisphere and now favours an evidence based approach using both her normal movement and biomechanical knowledge to establish tailored rehabilitation programmes.
Jo worked in the NHS for 16 years in a variety of neurological settings. Her last post was as Clinical Specialist in neurological rehabilitation for Surrey PCT at The Bradley Unit in Woking before leaving to work solely at Physio 1to1.
Her clinical expertise includes treating and supporting people who have suffered a stroke, or an acquired brain injury and also long term conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinsons disease.
In 2001 Jo graduated from Oxford Radcliffe University with a post graduate certificate in Posture Management. She then went on to complete a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Science at Southampton University in 2004. Jo also has experience working as an external lecturer at Southampton University and has spoken at a number of conferences.
Jo has completed her matwork and equipment Pilates training with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI).
In her spare time Jo enjoys rock climbing, ice skating, Pilates, gardening, writing stories and baking with her children.
Specialist Areas: Stroke and neuro-rehabilitation, 24 hour Posture Management, managing long-term conditions, Functional Electrical Stimulation.