About Kirsty Stephenson

Sports Therapist

Kirsty stephenson may 2021

Kirsty graduated from Teesside University with a MSc. in Sports Therapy, following a BSc (Hons) in Sport & Exercise (Applied Sport Science).

Her passion is to create the most optimal environment for your body to heal, rediscover alignment and to have total freedom from pain or restriction. Through treatment she aims to enhance your everyday life and performance and to reduce your risk of injury. Her goal is to guide you and your body to find centre again through utilising a blend of treatment methods (both modern and traditional), such as hands on manual therapy and postural/gait analysis, alongside movement strategies to facilitate the best solutions for change within your body.

Kirsty has always been passionate about gaining a deeper understanding of the human body so has completed a number of courses to become qualified in Anatomy in Motion, Functional Range Conditioning (FRC), Rocktape Fascial Movement Taping and Myofascial Release to name a few.

Her experience ranges from ski boot fitting and bike fitting to working as a sports therapist with rugby teams, in private physiotherapy practices and in the NHS as a physiotherapy assistant (for Outpatients MSK, The Pain Management team and The Hydrotherapy team). Allowing her to work with a variety of people from post-surgery clients to athletes, helping with a range of issues from sports injuries to total knee replacement rehab.

Kirsty understands the importance and interconnectedness of the body and mind in relation to rehabilitation, and believes in an individualised approach to healing in order to help clients re-take control of their own function and achieve long-term results.

Outside of work Kirsty loves to surf, swim, boulder and progress at brazilian jiu jitsu.

Clinic is now open. Covid-19 safety protocols in place.