Kristy graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in 1999.  She has worked in both the public and private health sectors in Australia and the United Kingdom.  She has experience in the fields of hand therapy, burns management, plastics reconstruction, trauma and neurological rehabilitation.  Kristy’s areas of interests include soft tissue trauma and sports injuries.  She continues her professional development by attending regular workshops, receiving mentoring from senior colleagues to achieve full accreditation and with the aim to publish her own research paper.