About

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Nina qualified as a physiotherapist from McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 1999.  Nina has been treating sport and musculoskeletal injuries in the private sector since then. As a physiotherapist, Nina strives to inspire and motivate patients recovering from injury.

Nina has been a dedicated rock climber since 2000, and has been treating rock climbing related injuries ever since.  She has treated some of Britain’s elite rock climbers, such as, Hazel Findlay, Neil Gresham, Tim Emmett, David Pickford, Charlie Woodburn, and Chris Savage.  Nina has also treated members of the GB lead climbing, and bouldering junior and senior team.

Nina writes articles in CLIMB magazine and on UKC website.  She also teaches “Common Climbing Injuries & Injury Prevention” Modules to climbers and instructors at various climbing walls, and on Neil Gresham’s Masterclass Academy Coaching Course.

Nina has a special interest in injury prevention amongst children and females in sport.  She is also interested in advising women who are pregnant, and/or recovering from birth on how to exercise, and climb safely.

Nina also has a special interest in Occupational Health and Ergonomics, she conducts workstation and manual handling assessments.  She is a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE).

Nina is also a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP), and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports & Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM).  Nina has her Silver Level of Accreditation within the ACPSEM.  Nina is also lead clinician for EIS and High Performance Squad athletes at Bristol University.