Meet the A Step Ahead Physiotherapy team: Christine Gibbs, Guy Waller, Fiona Graham and Jessica Webb. A wealth of expertise brought together to look after you.
Christine Gibbs, PT, BS, MPT - Cayman Islands Physiotherapist
Christine graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from California State University, Fresno. She continued her education at CSUF and graduated Magna Cum Laude with great distinction, earning a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2001. Throughout her career, she has worked in a variety of settings and has treated all body parts from head to toe. She enjoys fixing people from all levels of fitness and has ultimately found her niche in sports rehabilitation and gait biomechanics. She is trained in a wide variety of manual therapy techniques, custom orthotic fitting, and specializes in biomechanics of the lower extremity and foot function. Becoming a Cayman Islands Physiotherapist has enabled her to continue with her passion for fixing people in an ideal environment and A Step Ahead Physiotherapy, Cayman is the perfect place!
Christine is an avid golfer and runner and has recently become a triathlon enthusiast. Due to this passion for athletics, she is keen to help others restore their health and fitness to enable them to return to their passions. Christine moved to the Cayman Islands in 2004 and has embraced the island lifestyle with her husband, Gary, and 2 cats, Cleo and Harley.
Education and Training
Areas of Focus
Guy Waller PT, BSc Hons, MCSP, MAAP
Guy graduated in the UK with a bachelor of science degree in Human & Social Biology and Sports Studies from Roehampton University in 1999. He worked as a fitness coach and personal trainer in some of London's prestigious gyms before qualifying as a Chartered Physiotherapist in the UK in 2003.
Guy has gained a wealth of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal experience in both busy NHS teaching hospitals in the UK and in the private sector. Guy has worked with professional football teams including working with English Premier league teams and rugby teams.
Guy has extensive clinical experience in post operative and injury rehabilitation, ranging from work related injuries to sport specific injuries. Guy has found that integrating manual techniques and acupuncture with specific tailored exercises and injury prevention advice provides the best outcome for his patients.
Education & training
BSc Hons Physiotherapy, university of East London 2003
BSc Hons Human & Social Biology & Sports Studies 1999
The shoulder; theory and practice (www.heseminars.com)
The athletic shoulder (www.heseminars.com)
Sports injuries, an essential guide to aetiology, assessment & treatment (www.heseminars.com)
Evidence based soft tissue skills (physioUK.co.uk)
Mechanical assessment and treatment of the thoracic spine & ribs (www.heseminars.com)
Grade v spinal manipulations (wwww.Nuffieldhealth.com)
Acupuncture Foundation Course (www.heseminars.com)
Electrotherapy update (www.electrotherapyuk.co.uk)
Areas of focus
Spinal injuries - low back pain lumbar/pelvic instability
Sport specific injuries of the lower and upper limb
MCSP (member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (UK))
MAAP (member of the acupuncture association of chartered physiotherapist (UK))
HPC (member of the health professions council (UK))
Gym, volleyball, tennis, scuba diving, photography & travelling.
Fiona Graham - Office Manager
Jessica Webb PT, BSc Hons, MCSP, MAAP
Jessica graduated in the UK as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2003 and has gained a wealth of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal experience in both busy NHS teaching hospitals and the private sector. Jessica has extensive experience in treating a variety of musculoskeletal injuries from postural- related issues to sports injury and post operative orthopaedic rehabilitation. She has developed her interests in acupuncture and pilates, encorporating these with her manual skills to provide patients with an optimal treatment programme.
Education and Training
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, University of East London http://www.uel.ac.uk/#
The Athletic Shoulder http://www.heseminars.com/courses
The Shoulder. Theory and Practice http://www.londonshoulderclinic.com/courses/
The Combined Approach to the Sacroiliac Joint http://www.heseminars.com/courses
APPI Pilates Matwork 1 http://www.ausphysio.com/
APPI Pilates Matwork 2 http://www.ausphysio.com/
APPI Pilates Matwork 3 http://www.ausphysio.com/
Acupuncture Foundation Course http://www.atchp.co.uk/ATCHPMak.html
Evidence based soft tissue skills physioUK.co.uk
Grade V Spinal Manipulations www.Nuffieldhealth.com
Areas of Focus
Postural related pain
Sports related musculoskeletal injuries
Post operative orthopaedic rehabilitation
MCSP (Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy - UK) www.csp.org/uk
MHCPC (Member of the Health and Care Professions Council - UK) www.hpc-uk.org
MAACP (Member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists – UK) www.aacp.org.uk