Karen qualified as a chartered physiotherapist from Colchester Institute in 2004 and started her career at Southend University Hospital. This included post graduate rotations in a variety of multidisciplinary areas that consolidated her training and advanced her career to senior status, at which time she specialised in musculoskeletal outpatients.
Karen joined the Wellesley Hospital in 2007. Since that time her work has consisted of assessing and managing an outpatient caseload as well as dealing with pre and post-operative inpatients on the ward.
In June 2014 Karen successfully completed Dr Vodder's course on Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Combined Decongestive Therapy (CDT).
Karen hold Pilates classes for staff at the Wellesley hospital, for the general public and also teaches Pilates on a one to one basis.