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Dr Kathryn Levy

Clinical Director: Women’s Health and Biomechanics


kathrynDr Kathryn Levy joins us as an associate physiotherapist based in Cambridge, UK. Kathryn holds a clinical doctorate in physiotherapy from Columbia University in New York City. She is a highly qualified and experienced Women’s Health Physiotherapist, a registered Mummy MOT practitioner, and a fully certified Apos Therapist.

 

Kathryn specialises in antenatal and postnatal rehabilitation, pelvic floor muscle dysfunction, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, diastasis recti, and post-surgical gynaecological rehabilitation. She has a particular clinical interest in treating patients with complex pelvic pain and joint hypermobility syndrome, applying biomechanical principles and evidence-based interventions.

 

Kathryn’s clinical training and practical experience allow her to design and deliver customised and holistic care packages to help clients achieve their health and wellness goals. She is also a fully certified Pilates’ instructor, with extensive experience in its clinical application in core stability and pelvic floor rehabilitation.

 

Kathryn is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists and an affiliate member of the Pelvic, Obstetric & Gynaecological Physiotherapy section. She is dual American and Canadian citizen with a background in dance and an undergraduate degree in Performing Arts.


Jenny Alexanders

Senior lecturer Hull University, Bsc Physiotherapy, MSc Sports Physiotherapy, PGCE Higher Education, PhD Student in Psychology

 

jenny alexandersJenny qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2005 from York St John University. She completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) in 2008 from the University of Huddersfield. In 2012, Jenny completed an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy from the University of Bath. Jenny has recently undertaken a PhD at the University of Hull. Her research area is psychological provision within physiotherapy practice.


Jenny currently works as a lecturer in Sport Rehabilitation at the University of Hull. Jenny has a total of 9 years of physiotherapy post graduate experience. Her experience has consisted of working for a number of years in NHS and private hospitals, focusing within the musculoskeletal field. She has had extensive experience working with a variety of complex MSK and neuromuscular related problems. She has undertaken a number of service development roles such as reviewing post-surgical protocols, designing a rapid response service and enhancing clinical governance models.

 

Although Jenny’s work mainly consists of lecturing, she currently works clinically part time in a musculoskeletal outpatients setting and a GP surgery, where she is training as an extended scope practitioner in musculoskeletal injection therapy and diagnostic ultrasound.

 

From a research perspective, Jenny has a number of papers in press, these include;

 

  • Physiotherapist’s perception regarding psychological interventions used in physiotherapy practice
  • Recovery strategies within elite and non-elite long distance runners
  • Training and diet strategies within female elite soccer players
  • Effects of ventilator versus manual hyperinflation in adults receiving mechanical ventilation
 

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