RAAF Specialist Reservist Physiotherapist
DClinPhysio, BAppSc (Phty), Grad Dip Sports Physio, MPH
Anna has a clinical background and passion for treating sports, spinal and musculoskeletal injuries for both elite and recreational athletes. Her varied experience in Defence and private practice provides the importance of the rehabilitation pathway for people to return to their pre-injury level. She is passionate about assisting people with self-management strategies to enhance recovery through a balance and variety of exercise formats.
Anna has pursued continuing education through completion of a research study as part of her Doctoral thesis utilising clinical Pilates exercises for chronic low back pain. This study provides an evidence base for individualised programs and exercise as a treatment modality for chronic low back pain. Currently she is undertaking another study on the effectiveness of exercise programs for personnel participating in Adaptive Sports Programs as part of her role within the ADF.
Sports Focus enjoys Anna’s regular teaching our Saturday Pilates based Exercise Rehabilitation classes.