Christopher Keast

Lecturer Practitioner, Chartered Physiotherapist

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Nursing and Midwifery

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Physiotherapy

Christopher is a Chartered Physiotherapist who teaches on the MSc Physiotherapy Course at the Chelmsford campus. He continues to work clinically at the St. Andrew’s Centre for Burns and Plastics.

Christopher.keast@aru.ac.uk

Background

Christopher graduated from Coventry University with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. After completing junior rotations, he specialised in Burns and Plastics at the St. Andrew’s Centre, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford. Christopher focuses on the respiratory care of patients in the Burns Intensive Care Unit and their rehabilitation after severe burn injuries.

Christopher has assisted in developing a Facial Palsy service which he continues to run. This is one of very few services in the country that gives specialist physiotherapy for facial paralysis with Christopher also administering Botox injections.

Christopher has had a keen interest in teaching for a long time before starting with ARU. As a Lecturer Practitioner he focuses on clinical skills and practical teaching.

Areas of Expertise

  • Burns and Plastics
  • Intensive Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Facial Palsy 

Teaching

MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Reg)

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, Coventry University

Memberships, editorial boards

  • HCPC
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy