Kay qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Keele University in 2002, and has worked exclusively in Neurology since specialising in this field in 2005.
Since then, she has developed considerable knowledge and experience in treating a wide variety of neurological conditions in various clinical settings, including Stroke rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury rehabilitation, Neurosurgery and acute neurology.
Kay has completed numerous professional courses in rehabilitation, including the 3-week Bobath course in the management of adults with neurological conditions. In 2013, she secured a post as Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Neurology at Sheffield Teaching Hospital, specialising in the treatment of adults with progressive neurological conditions and leading a community-based team of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists.
In 2015, Kay qualified as a Physiotherapy Injector, specialising in the management of spasticity. Kay has also completed numerous post-graduate academic studies, most notably gaining a MSc with distinction in Advancing Neurological Physiotherapy from Sheffield Hallam University in 2017.
Kay has been involved in numerous research projects with individuals with spasticity, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease and Motor Neurone Disease, and recently co-authored a research paper on Stroke rehabilitation provision, that has been published in a peer reviewed journal. She has also worked as an Associate Lecturer in Neurological Physiotherapy for Sheffield Hallam University.