Julia HerbertSimon Griffiths
Consultant Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
Grad. Dip Phys. MSc. MCSP.
Consultant Physiotherapist Bladder, Bowel and Pelvic floor dysfunction.
Independent practitioner, Ellesmere Physiotherapy Clinic, Lancashire.
Julia has specialised in continence & women’s health for over thirty years, she currently works full time in her own private practice specialising in the treatment of bladder and bowel dysfunction. Her private work also allows involvement in lecturing, product development and consultancy work with several medical companies. Julia is a faculty member of the International Continence Society (ICS), and is also a member of the International Urogynaecological Association (IUGA), the Association for Continence Advice (ACA) and the Association of Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy (POGP). Julia was a founder member of Chartered Physiotherapists Promoting Continence which is now a subgroup of POGP.
Julia has a specialist interest in the therapeutic management of lower bowel dysfunction; her Master’s thesis was a qualitative study looking at women’s experience of treatment post obstetric anal sphincter injuries.Julia is also the Clinical Director at Femeda Ltd a new company specialising in the development of products for Women’s Health, including Pelviva.
Julia has lectured extensively in both the UK and internationally and has made a number of appearances in the media promoting continence care. She is currently a clinical tutor and honorary lecturer at the University of Bradford and an approved tutor for the POGP.