Hege Grindem studied physiotherapy at Oslo University College (2006), and has an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (2009). Her greatest fields of interest are football and football related injuries. As a masters student she examined the relationship between football skills and injury risk in female youth football.
Hege has worked as a physiotherapist in private practice and as a team physiotherapist in elite female football. She also has a background as a footballer at the elite level.
Hege started her PhD studies at the Norwegian research center for Active Rehabilitation in 2010.