Nerrolyn’s background is in prosthetics and orthotics and she completed her bachelor degree followed by a PhD at LaTrobe University. Following graduation Nerrolyn spent three years at the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver, Canada before moving to Sweden in 2003 to begin employment at Jönköping University where she divides her time between teaching and research.
In her research, Nerrolyn Ramstrand is specifically interested in understanding the effects that assistive devices have on biomechanical and physiological outcomes and is a member of the research group CHILD. Nerrolyn is very active within the international prosthetic and orthotic community. She serves on numerous committees within the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, including the editorial committee for the society's journal.