Ms Karen Wilkinson
Macmillan Specialist Physiotherapist
Grad. Dip Phys
I have been working in the field of oncology since 2011 and have a particular interest in using exercise therapy and other physiotherapy technique to treat the consequences of cancer treatments. These side effects include fatigue, poor sleep, decreased exercise tolerance and general deconditioning.
I am also interested in the rehabilitation of patients flowing reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. I am a trained lymphoedema practitioner and practise Manual lymphatic drainage.
I am also a trained acupuncturist and Pilates teacher and find both of this technique extremely useful in the treatment of the above.
I have vast experience in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and have a particular interest in the rehabilitation of shoulder injuries and post spinal surgery.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Ms Karen Wilkinson at Spire include:
Managing consequences of cancer treatment for oncology patients such as:
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Parkway Hospital.
Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy MCSP,HPC
Member of British Lymphatic Society BLS
Association of Acupuncture and chartered physiotherapists
I enjoy exercise particularly Pilates and Yoga, and spending time with my family
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