Crystal joined Connect Health in 2017 and currently works as an Advanced Practice Physiotherapist (APP) in the Darlington MSK contract. She is the Service Manager, having previously been the Team Lead within the service with a 50:50 split of clinical work in CATS and line managerial duties for a team of APP’s, Physiotherapists and Rehab Therapists.
Crystal qualified in 2003 from Teesside University and went on to complete her MSc in MSK Advanced Clinical Practice in 2015. From her MSc dissertation she co-authored a publication which was published in 2018 in the Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation.
Crystal has worked in the North East since qualifying and has a keen interest in sports injuries. She has worked internationally at competitions with both British Gymnastics and GB Taekwondo and was the GB Taekwondo 2017-19 Team Lead for the Development Squad based in Manchester.