Christien Bird

MSc, MCSP Pelvic Health Physiotherapist - Specialist menopause, bladder & bowel dysfunction

Christien is a Chartered Physiotherapist and is the practice owner of the White Hart Clinic which opened its doors in 1995. Clinically she specialises in women’s health physio and Ultrasound imaging of the pelvic floor muscles and perineal evaluation.

She treats women who have not fully regained their urinary or bowel control following delivery as well as those mums that appear to make a good recovery but develop bladder or bowel incontinence or organ prolapsed years later. Over the last 8 years Christien has developed a clinical interest in treating and managing women during the peri menopause and beyond as well as tutoring and presenting at menopause events. 

Before starting up the clinic, she worked as superintendent physiotherapist at the out-patients department at the Central Middlesex Hospital and as a research coordinator. Christien completed a Masters degree in clinical research methodology from King’s College and has coordinated a large clinical trial looking at the effects of physiotherapy for acute low back pain. Her work has been published in medical peer review journals worldwide. Christien is registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (Reg No. PH37169).

She is the co-founder of the online Menopause Movement, an online training & community platform for health and fitness professionals. The movement has created a community and training platform for the fitness and medical world to confidently treat & train women into the menopause. 

Appointments with Christien can be made on:

  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 2pm

For patients preferring a virtual first approach, Christien offers online appointments. For more information, visit our video consultation page.

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