Katie Ogley

Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

School/Department: Healthcare, School of

Telephone: +44 (0)116 2297830


Address: Maurice Shock Building University Road Leicester LE1 7RH


Katie qualified as a physiotherapist in 2011 from Leeds Beckett University and then gained gained a rotational physiotherapist post at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust completing rotations in orthopaedics general surgery and ITU, MSK outpatients, neurosurgery, community and women’s health. In 2014/15 Katie gained experience in treating skiing injuries whilst living and working a ski season in France. On her return, Katie gained a specialist MSK physiotherapist position at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. This included specialisms in the staff physiotherapy service, spinal, lower limb and finally ilizarov frame rotations. In 2019 Katie completed a MSc Manual Therapy at Sheffield Hallam University, successfully gaining membership with the MACP. Katie presented her research at the British Spine Conference in 2021. In 2019 Katie lived and worked abroad in Doha, Qatar for 1 year at the World renowned orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, Aspetar. This was an invaluable experience working in a world class facility treating upper and lower limb conditions in the female athlete and recreational athlete rehabilitation department. In 2020 Katie returned to the UK and followed her passion for teaching. She teaches part time at the University of Leicester, on the MSK, anatomy and pathophysiology modules, alongside maintaining clinical practice by running her own private physiotherapy business.


As part of Katie's MSc, she carried out the following study which was presented at the British Spine Conference in 2021;

- Patient experience of a functional goal orientated back group; what factors are important? A qualitative study


(0) Currently submitting the above study.


BSc Physiotherapy

Katie is a personal tutor and provides support to students during Practice Education Placements

Year 1 - Appendicular and Axial Anatomy

- Pathophysiology

- Clinical Skills - Introducing Practice

Year 2 - Clinical Skills - Developing MSK Professional Practice

Year 3 - Dissertation supervisor



Received the Elsevier Vertebral Award on completion of my MSc in 2019.


Presented research via virtual poster presentation at the British Spine Conference in 2021.


Psychosocial factors and their influence on pain and patient motivation.

Functional rehabilitation.

High level exercise prescription. 


BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

MSc Manual Therapy 

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