22 November 2017
Are you thinking of having cosmetic surgery? If so why not come along to one of our cosmetic surgery open evenings.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mrs Charlotte Bland at Spire include:
I qualified from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle in 2000 with a BSc Honours degree in Physiotherapy and commenced my career as a Rotational Physiotherapist, gaining experience on the wards and in Out Patient settings. I took my first senior position as an in-patient (respiratory) Physiotherapist, and developed and led a cardiac rehabilitation service in 2004. I then started to develop more of an interest in out patients and rehabilitation and have specialised in this area since 2005.
I have always enjoyed treating post-operative patients and leading them through their rehabilitation to achieve their mobility goals. I have a keen interest in soft tissue injuries and techniques, and have completed advanced qualifications in myofascial techniques, sports and remedial massage.
In 2007, I took the lead in a departmental audit on the assessment and treatment of low back and pelvic pain in pregnancy. This was after I saw the same ladies returning to physiotherapy with recurring problems in their second or third pregnancies or being re-referred for pains that failed to settle after pregnancy. I went on some post graduate courses as well as working alongside the midwives and consultants in our local trust to develop up to date evidence based treatment and referral guidelines. I have also delivered training to physiotherapists both in our trust and neighbouring trusts. I have continued to develop my skills in this area and treat ante and post natal pelvic pain, as well as pelvic girdle dysfunction in the general population.
I moved to Leeds at the end of 2008, and have continued to work in the outpatient setting. I studied for a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Studies at Bradford University in 2010 to further develop my skills in Manual Therapy and Clinical Reasoning.
After the birth of my daughter in 2011, I was lucky enough to be offered a position at Spire Methley Park Hospital, where I work both on the ward with our orthopaedic patients and in the outpatient department, treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions as part of a highly specialised team of Physiotherapists.
We have a fantastic working relationship with the Consultants and can liaise with them about individual patients’ rehabilitation and requirements, as well as having easy access to X-ray and MRI scan results which helps us enormously in the effective assessment and treatment of our patients.
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