Alina is a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPS) registered Physiotherapist, member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE) who graduated as a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapist and as a Physical Education and Sports Teacher in Romania (2003-2007). In 2018, further to her education Alina decided to attend a Research Methods Module at University of Birmingham, College of Medical and Dental Sciences where she focused on Rehabilitation programs for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD).
Alina has been trained in Ultrasound, Class 4 High-Wave Laser (2019), SCENAR Electrotherapy (2020), DSE Ergonomics (2020), Yearly First Aid, Cognitive Behavior in Lower Back Pain (2020), OMT-training Spinal manipulation (2021) and in February 2021 was part of the webinar ‘Enjoy Life with Less Pain’ where she stress the importance of strengthening exercises for people suffering with Osteoarthritis.
During university years Alina volunteered her time to the community offering support to children with learning disabilities and elderly from unfortunate backgrounds. Following her graduation Alina worked in a Rehabilitation Day Centre for children and adults providing physiotherapy covering all departments mostly MSK and Neuro. In the same time Alina worked along with the council on Phare Cross-Border Romania-Moldavia Projects in order to develop Physiotherapy in the community.
Alina has an increased interest in developing self-professional level and added to her portfolio attendance to webinars and studying of research and new innovation in the field.
Alina joined the Blue Heart Clinics family in January 2020 and she is providing assessment, diagnosis and treatment, education and advice during follow up sessions and on discharge. Alina offers MSK rehabilitation following injuries like: acute and chronic back and neck pain, Whiplash Associated Disorders and headaches, sport injuries and Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Frozen shoulder, Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow, Fibromyalgia and ME; Hypermobility Syndrome; deep tissue massage and trigger point release; breathing exercises, postural corrections and joint manipulation and mobilization. Also, Alina provides Neuro rehabilitation e.g after stroke.
Alina is passionate with the human body and its ability to compensate and to adapt. Alina enjoys working with postural education and strengthening exercises.