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Ms Clare Johnston

Ms Clare Johnston

Physiotherapist

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Ms Clare Johnston at Spire include:

Other treatments

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Professional profile

I qualified in 1994 from Leeds University with a degree in physiotherapy. In 1996, I trained in Woman’s Health physiotherapy and achieved an advanced certificate in the treatment of the pelvic floor.

I have worked at Spire for the last 18 years is and am an experienced woman’s Health Physiotherapist, running training sessions for GP’s and other allied health professionals. I have a particular interest in treating the post-partum lady and identifying any early issues that may potentially cause long term problems.

I cover all areas of woman’s health; including post-operative breast and gynaecological surgery, pregnancy related musculoskeletal conditions and abdominal separation (Diastasis Rectus abdominis), vulval pain (vulvodynia), all kinds of bladder and bowel dysfunction and pelvic floor disorders.

I work closely with specialist consultants in my field and regularly attend multi-disciplinary meetings. I am currently training in urodynamics. Over the past 20 years I have gained a wealth of hands on experience; including working in a trauma unit in Minneapolis USA, managing a consultant lead pain management team and teaching ante and post-natal classes.

After I qualified, I worked for Northampton Saints rugby club while working towards a certificate in orthopaedic medicine and a post graduate diploma in Sports physiotherapy. I was a clinical educator at the University of Hertfordshire until 2001 and have also worked extensively in hydrotherapy and post-operative rehabilitation.

Clinical Interests

Physiotherapy

Special Clinical Interests: Womens health; Pelvic girdle pain; Vulval pain; Continence (Bladder/Bowel); Breast surgery; Hydrotherapy.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Health & Care Professions Council

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Personal Profile

I have a busy family life with two very active teenage boys. I enjoy keeping fit at Hiit classes, cycling and volunteering at the local scouting group.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01582 714 420