Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
Isobel is a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, who specialises in:
Incontinence in athletes
Dyspareunia (pain during sex)
Pain related to pregnancy and post natal diastasis recti (separation of the 6 pack muscles)
Other disorders of the pelvic floor
Isobel graduated from the University of Cumbria in the UK in 2011 with a MSc. (Pre-Reg) Physiotherapy. Isobel developed an interest in Pelvic Health disorders when placed on a Women’s Health rotation at The Royal London Hospital Whilst studying at Barts' Hospital.
After leaving the UK 2 years ago, Isobel worked in Wellington for a year then in the remote Northern Territory. Here she had the opportunity to further her practice to offer clinical Pilates as well as applying her knowledge of pelvic health disorders and musculoskeletal issues around obstetrics and incontinence.
Prior to training as a Physiotherapist, Isobel gained a BSc. Hons in Biological Sciences and Media through Royal Holloway, University of London. Following this Isobel worked for the BBC and has a passion for promoting good health advice based on evidence based practice and debunking myths. Part of the reason to move to New Zealand was to enjoy the fantastic tramping and other sports activities available.