Kirsty completed her undergraduate Physiotherapy training at Auckland University. In 2005 she moved to Tasmania where she had been working at the North West Regional Hospital as a Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist until recently moving to Melbourne to start work in the private sector. Kirsty has extensive Paediatric experience in the areas of orthopaedics (both traumatic and developmental), cerebral palsy and other neurological conditions, down syndrome, infant development, plagiocephaly, cystic fibrosis, gross motor development, biomechanical issues, gait analysis and rehabilitation. Kirsty also has a background in musculoskeletal Physiotherapy with particular interest in adolescent biomechanical issues, chronic pain self management, patellofemoral syndrome and lower limb biomechanics and management of low back pain. Some of her postgraduate courses are: Paediatric Orthopaedics, biomechanics of the lower limb, the sporting shoulder, exercise in diabetes, chronic condition self management, explain pain and the sensitive nervous system, gait analysis and hydrotherapy for infants and adults.