Christien Bird

Christien Bird MSc, MCSP 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 incontinence or organ prolapsed years later. She recenlty completely an international certification course to further develop her understanding of how to support women in their 'third age" (peri and post menopause).

Christien has a particular clinical interest in treating women that have a separation of their abdominal wall (Diastisis Rectus Abdominis) following childbirth.

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).

Appointments with Christien can be made on:

  • Tuesday: 4.00 - 8.00pm
  • Wednesday: 10.00am - 1.30pm

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