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Gill Rawlinson

Senior Lecturer

School of Health Sciences

Brook Building, BB126

+44 (0) 1772 89 4579

grawlinson@uclan.ac.uk

Gill qualified as a chartered physiotherapist in 1997 from Liverpool University. Gill currently work as a part-time senior lecturer at UCLan teaching on the BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy degree and on the Multi-professional Non-Medical Prescribing Course.

Gill is research active within the area of biomechanics and rehabilitation and is a member of the Allied Health Professions Research Unit.

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Gill also continue to work as an extended scope physiotherapy practitioner in the orthopaedic department at Hope Hospital, Salford, specialising in the lower limb.

Since qualifying she has worked in the NHS in London and Manchester and have also worked in English elite sport and private practice. She completed an MSc in Sports and Exercise Injury Management at Leeds Metropolitan University in 2002 and also completed a diploma in injection therapy in 2003.

Gill worked full time as a senior musculoskeletal physiotherapist and extended scope practitioner in Salford before moving to UCLan in 2005.

Research Activities

Gill's research interests include the management of chronic low back pain and cruciate ligament reconstruction and rehabilitation. She presented my research on low back pain at the conference of movement dysfunction in Edinburgh in 2005.

External Roles

Gill has worked as the England under 21 netball squad physiotherapist and also with the Amateur Boxing Association of England and the English Golf Union. Gill travelled to Korea in 2003 as a team Great Britain physiotherapist to the World Student Games and also worked at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester 2002.

She is a committee member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Orthopaedic medicine and injection therapy and represent clinical interest groups on the professional practice committee at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.