Joanne qualified as a Chartered and State Registered Physiotherapist in 1989 from Withington Hospital School of Physiotherapy, Manchester. She began her career at Royal Preston Hospital where she worked for 11 years.
She quickly discovered her passion for treating neurological impaired patients, gaining vast experience from working alongside a Bobath tutor and working in the regional neurosurgical and neuro-medical units and the stroke unit at Preston.
Joanne now has over 16 years experience working in neurology and has attended many neurological courses including the Bobath Course in 1997 and subsequently a couple of Advanced level Bobath courses.
Joanne works as a full time Clinical Specialist for Burscough Neuro Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre.