Donna has been qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist for 32 years with a Post-graduate Masters Degree in Sport and Exercise Medicine, which she passed with distinction in 2006. She was a course tutor and lectured on the MSc programme at Cardiff Metropolitan University until 2018.
Over her career, Donna has practiced both in New Zealand and in the UK. She has worked in hospitals, private practice and for various sports teams. Donna was well known for being the Bristol Rugby Physiotherapist for 6 seasons and was also contracted to England Rugby for 2 years in the run up to the 2003 World Cup. After leaving professional rugby, she worked with Jonathan Webb a Bristol based orthopaedic surgeon, whilst studying for her Masters. In 2007, she was ready to start her own private practice.
In 2000, Donna wrote a training manual for Swiss ball exercises and for 10 years ran courses on using the ball in the management of musculoskeletal dysfunction for physiotherapists, personal trainers and army medical personnel around the country. The Swiss ball Manual is also available for purchase.
Donna is now working with completeconcussions.com as Head of UK Programme Development. She is also on the board of Love of the Game, a not for profit organisation headed up by Simon Shaw MBE (ex British Lion) and Laurence Geller CBE (Minister for Concussion in Sport). The mission is to improve concussion management for all those injured in UK, whether it is sport related, workplace or road traffic accident.
Donna is available on a Consultant basis to assess, diagnose your Sports injuries, pain and musculoskeletal issues. Please note that that
appointments are charged at Senior Consultant rates for the initial appointment.
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