Lymphoedema therapist and Physiotherapist
Kate is a vital part of the Vascular Centre and shares in the Vascular Centre’s ethos for treating patients holistically, and with a team approach. Kate is loved by all our patients and really makes a difference to their quality of life and healing process.
Kate has a vital role in treating patients with lymphoedema, oedema and wounds. Kate will treat patients at the Vascular Centre or do home visits.
She is part of a Lymphoedema network and the Limb4Life group. She will ensure patients are seen by her or by a therapist within our network according to location.
Kate Brinckmann is a physiotherapist and certified lymphoedema therapist. She completed her lymphoedema certification through the International Lymphoedema and Wound Care Training Institute. Kate practiced as a physiotherapist both in private and the NHS in the United Kingdom, completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy through the University of Brighton. Kate's role in the practice is to facilitate and optimise recovery by managing oedema (swelling) and other neuromusculoskeletal problems.