Following graduation, Kirsten spent her community service year at Greytown Hospital in Kwa Zulu Natal, where she was involved in the running of the in and out- patient physiotherapy departments.
Kirsten then travelled to London where she worked as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist (Band 6) at Kings College Hospital, St George’s Hospital and Wimbledon Physiotherapy Clinic.
On her return to South Africa in 2010, Kirsten worked at The Centre for Sports Medicine in Rosebank for 6 years, treating professional and recreational sportsmen and women as well as orthopedic conditions, both in and out of hospital.
Kirsten has a keen interest in sports. Being an enthusiastic runner herself, she has a special interest in sporting and particularly in running and orthopaedic injuries. She has worked with the Pirates U19 and U21 rugby teams and has also completed her OMT1 (Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy) certification in 2011. Kirsten assisted on the SPT (Sports Physiotherapy) course, as well as assisting on the OMT1 course.
Kirsten completed her Pilates teachers certification in 2013 and now has a passion for teaching the New York method of Pilates as well as using Pilates in rehabilitation following injury.
Kirsten lives in Randburg and has completed her back-to back Comrades marathons. As well as a love for running, Kirsten loves cooking, baking, good wine and spending time with friends and family