Dionne Ryder - MSc (Manipulative Therapy), MCSP, HCPC, MMACP, PGCert (Learning and Teaching), FHEA
- Dionne qualified as a physiotherapist in 1989 and gained valuable experience in orthopaedics, rheumatology and hand therapy in a number of London teaching hospitals whilst also working part time as a physiotherapist to Rosslyn Park Rugby Club.
- In 1994 she completed an MSc in Manipulative Therapy leading to membership of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP).
- After her MSc studies, Dionne returned to London to gain more clinical and managerial experience at the Royal Free Hospital.
- In 1997 she joined the Physiotherapy Department of the University of Hertfordshire, initially teaching undergraduate students, before moving into postgraduate musculoskeletal physiotherapy education in 2005. She leads a module on Assessment and Management Lower Quadrant Neuromusculoskeletal Dysfunction on the MSc Advanced Physiotherapy Programme.
- Dionne has published a number of papers and co-edited a text book on Musculoskeletal Examination and Assessment, a core text used in physiotherapy education.
- Dionne first started working with Kate Montgomery at the Royal Free Hospital in 1993 and values her clinical mentorship. She continues to combine both academic and clinical roles, working alongside Kate.
- Dionne believes it is a privilege to work with clients on a one-to-one basis, aiming to better understand what they need, in order to empower them to return to the things that are meaningful for them in life.