Sam qualified with a BSc Hons in Human Physiotherapy from the University of Hertfordshire in 2008. She worked in all areas of Physiotherapy for the NHS before specialising in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2011.
Sam qualified as a Cat A ACPAT Veterinary Physiotherapist from Liverpool University in May 2014 while continuing to work full-time in the NHS. It was in September of 2014 that Sam joined the Fitzpatrick Referrals Rehabilitation team.
Sam has completed a dissertation for an MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy. She is passionate about all areas of rehabilitation and is particularly keen to develop the inpatient service to help the patients return to optimal function as quickly as possible following injury or surgery.
Sam grew up with animals and is a keen horse rider, and currently owns two Border Collies who in their youth were trained in agility.
“I am keen to carry on with further research to help progress Veterinary Physiotherapy so the animals can receive the same standard of care as in the human medicine world.”