PERSONAL PROFILE

Carly is recently married and living in London, having grown up in Hampshire. Carly is well travelled and a retired London Roller Derby player (8 years), playing at a European level, which took her across Europe, the United States and Canada. Carly supported the Men’s England Roller Derby Team through the world cup in Calgary Canada in 2016, as a volunteer physiotherapist., where the team brought home a silver medal.

Carly enjoys food and wine; cooking and dining out and continues to enjoy travel and experiencing new cultures and cuisines.

Carly is passionate about delivering clinical excellence and takes great pride in helping people regain their independence and fulfil their rehabilitation goals.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Carly is a highly experienced physiotherapist, with over 10 years of clinical experience in both the NHS and the private sector. Having spent the early part of her career in Australia, teaching Clinical Pilates in private practice and working as a physiotherapist in a large teaching hospital in Melbourne. She gained a wide range of experience in Acute Neurosciences, Stroke Rehabilitation, orthopaedics, Respiratory Medicine, Critical Care and Women’s Health.

Carly has been working in the specialist field of Neurological Rehabilitation over the last 8 years, with experience in diverse clinical presentations and complex neurological disorders including;

• Stroke
• Spinal cord injury
• Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness,
• Complex trauma
• Traumatic Brain injury
• Peripheral nerve injuries and GBS
• Long-term neurological conditions

Carly is also a medical classifier for British Para Athletics and has gained a wide range of experience assessing and classifying athletes with congenital and acquired neurological conditions, limb deficiency and amputees.

Carly has a specialist interest in clinical gait analysis and recovery of walking. Utilising specialist skills such as Functional Electrical stimulation (FES), orthotic intervention, splinting and hydrotherapy. Carly is also highly experienced in Robotics and the use of Assistive Technology in rehabilitation, having qualified as a Hacoma approved Lokomat trainer and experienced user of RT300 Functional Electrical Stimulation bike and Hocoma Erigo. Carly is also a trained AACP acupuncture therapist.

Carly is currently the lead physiotherapist of a multi-disciplinary Gait and Orthotics Clinic within a private neurological rehabilitation unit. Carly has taken the lead in developing and implementing the service in conjunction with the principle Orthotist at Blatchford Orthotics, serving both in-patient and out-patients. The clinic specialises in clinical gait analysis and the assessment and treatment of patients with complex neurological disorders requiring orthotic intervention.