Debbie graduated from the University of Liverpool with BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy. She is a registered practitioner with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). She has five years experience of working at the Countess of Chester Hospital rotating within a range of specialities of physiotherapy, specialising in a two year static position to treat patients with musculoskeletal and rheumatological conditions.
Debbie has previously has worked in A&E where she has been responsible for diagnosis and triage of musculoskeletal injuries. She is currently studying to achieve Master’s Certification, with recent completion of modules specific to the diagnosis and triage of lower limb musculoskeletal disorders and the assessment and management of Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD). She continues an outpatient clinic at The Countess of Chester Hospital to treat patients with TMD and works part time in the rehabilitation of individuals with complex neurological disorders.
External to her work in the National Health Service and Summit, she is trained to teach Pilates through the Australian Pilates Physiotherapy Insititutue (APPI) and instructs both classes and one to one tuition. For four years she has been responsible for a hydrotherapy class for patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis funded through the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS). Debbie values the importance of health and fitness to maintain a personal sense of wellbeing and is passionate to helping others achieve their goals. In her spare time she enjoys horse riding and regularly attends the gym.