Kay qualified from Queen’s College, Glasgow in 1987 with a BSc in Physiotherapy. Once qualified, she developed a keen interest in the treatment of sports injuries. Kay gained experience in this field working alongside numerous rugby clubs, whilst continuing to work full time with the NHS.
She was physiotherapist to Widnes Vikings Rugby League Football Club from 1994 to 2004. In addition, she has also toured with Great Britain Schools Rugby League Squad to France and Australia as their chief physiotherapist.
Kay gained an MSc in Sports Injury at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2000. Given her interest in this area of physiotherapy, Kay treats a number of frequently occuring sports injuries. One of Kay’s specialist interests is the treatment of tendinopathies. These include the rotor cuff of the shoulder, tennis elbow, the achilles tendon, the patella tendon and the gluteals at the hip. These conditions can sometimes be very stubborn, requiring expert knowledge and skill. However when treated appropriately with physiotherapy treatment, rehabilitation and in some cases injection therapy- in liaison with the medical profession- the results can be extremely positive for our patients. Kay also has a keen interest in the treatment of spinal dysfunctions, particularly whiplash injuries and lower back pain.
She has worked in various private physiotherapy clinics since leaving the NHS in 1997 and has been a key part of the team here at the Stockton Heath and Lymm Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic for over six years.
Kay is a keen runner and competed in the Edinburgh Marathon in 2011. In her spare time she enjoys watching Rugby League and more recently trampolining since her daughter started competing in this sport.