Alison graduated in 1989 with a BSc in Physiotherapy from Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh and gained a post-graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine from the University of Wales in 2002. She has worked in both the NHS and in Private Practice in Fife and the Lothians, with a special interest in sports injuries, working at club, district, international and professional levels.
Alison became a Director of Physiogrange in 2012.
She enjoys writing and contributes to local magazines and has written regularly for a Running magazine. When not working, she can be found hill walking with her Pointer dog or gardening.