Jane Johnson, MSc, is a chartered physiotherapist and sport massage therapist specializing in musculoskeletal occupational health. She has been using and teaching soft tissue release (STR) for many years and has a thorough grounding in anatomy, which she uses to explain STR in straightforward terms. She has worked with numerous client groups, including athletes, recreational exercisers, office workers, and older adults; this experience has enabled her to adapt STR for various types of clients and provide practical tips for readers.
Johnson has taught continuing professional development workshops for many organizations in the United Kingdom and in other countries. This experience has brought her into contact with thousands of therapists of all disciplines and informed her own practice. She is passionate about supporting and inspiring newly qualified or less confident therapists so they feel more self-assured in their work. She frequently presents STR at conferences and exhibitions for therapists.
Johnson is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. A member of the Medico Legal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, she provides expert witness reports on cases involving soft tissue therapies.