Joanne McCusker is an experienced Chartered Physiotherapist specialised in treating children. She
is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP), the Association of Paediatric Physiotherapists and is registered with the Health Professionals Council.
Joanne graduated from Liverpool School of Physiotherapy in 1992 and then worked at Aintree Hospitals gaining general experience. Joanne specialised in paediatrics in 1994 and worked in St Helens and Knowsley, Warrington, West Lancashire, and Central Lancashire. She has worked at the Brainwave's North West Centre. She completed an MSc in Allied Health Practice in 2011.
Joanne has developed clinical expertise with a wide range of children’s conditions and the treatment of them. Joanne looks at the child first, and how they are presenting and adapting to their difficulties
Joanne has a special interest in children with complex conditions and works with a range of assessments and treatment techniques. She uses holistic therapy management looking at the interaction of all body systems in the production of movement and function. These systems include neurodevelopmental, biomechanical, internal pressure management, positional, sensory processing and strength. She believes in developing excellent practical skills and applied the best clinical evidence. Her aim is to help a child maximise their physical potential and to help the family gain balance with their child’s physical therapy and the family lifestyle. She believes in setting relevant goals for the child and the family.
Joanne is a measurer and provider of DMO orthotics.
provides expert witness statments through Somek and associates.
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Children's Physiotherapy Practice