B.Phty (U.Q.) Member APA
Carina is an experienced and enthusiastic physiotherapist committed to getting the best results for her clients.
She graduated from the University of Queensland in 2003 and started her career in Brisbane in private practice before moving to the UK in 2008. She made London home, working in both hospital outpatients and private practice and gaining invaluable experience before returning home to Australia and joining the Aspley Physiotherapy team in 2013.
Carina is dedicated to continually adding to her knowledge and skills and has undertaken further training in hydrotherapy, Pilates mat work to an advanced level, advanced neuromuscular dry needling, and many other manual, electrotherapy, and exercise-based techniques. She is passionate about combining her manual skills with exercise-based rehabilitation, particularly Pilates and Hydrotherapy, to help her clients overcome injuries or surgery, return to work and sport, and improve their quality of life.
Carina is currently working Monday, Wednesday and Friday as she juggles work and looking after her young son.
B.Phty. (J.C.U.) Member APA
Caitlin joined the team at Aspley Physiotherapy after moving to Brisbane from Townsville, where she graduated from James Cook University in 2011. Her first working years were spent at The Townsville Hospital, before transitioning to private practice. Since then, she has completed additional training and developed a strong interest in the areas of Pilates, orthopaedic surgery rehabilitation, pelvic floor retraining, running injuries, tricky shoulders, and spinal conditions, just to name a few.
Caitlin uses a variety of treatment methods to achieve optimal results with each patient, including hands-on manual therapy, muscle energy techniques, dry needling, a variety of taping techniques, and exercise-based rehabilitation Caitlin is dedicated to providing a high standard of evidence based care to assist each patient in reaching their goals.
In her spare time, Caitlin enjoys travel, keeping fit, and spending time at the beautiful beaches the east coast has to offer.
B.Sc. B.Phty. (U.O.F.S.)
Tertia is a fun loving and caring physiotherapist. She is a keen athlete and competitively competed in marathons and swimming events.
Tertia is a qualified physiotherapist with a B.Sc. Physiotherapy degree from the University of the Orange Free State in South Africa. She started her career as a physiotherapist at a Durban hospital. She then worked in a private practice and at a rehabilitation centre. Ultimately Tertia owned her own private practice in Durban for eight years. Her practice focussed on the treatment and rehabilitation of spinal and sport related injuries.
Tertia completed a one year post graduate Orthopaedic and Manual Therapy course. It was then that she developed a keen interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of neck, back and pelvis injuries. She is also qualified to administer acupuncture.
In early 2002 Tertia and her husband immigrated to Australia. Soon after that she commenced employment at the Aspley Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic. She continued to develop her skills by attending courses related to the treatment and rehabilitation of sport, spinal and pelvis injuries. She advanced her acupuncture skills through further training. Tertia now provides a women's health education and training program that allows ladies to manage their incontinence related problems.
Tertia loves pets and she enjoys swimming, the great outdoors and maintaining her general fitness. Her hobbies are sewing, reading and she loves her kitchen.
B.Phty (U.Q.) Member APA
Originally from the Western Queensland mining town of Mt. Isa, Lynne graduated from The University of Queensland in 1981, and spent her early professional years in Melbourne. She then travelled to England and gained extensive experience in both hospital environment and private practice.
Upon returning to Brisbane, Lynne worked on the Redcliffe peninsula. Her planned trip to Canada was permanently interrupted when she met her husband, Alan, whilst working at the George Street Peninsula Private hospital. Soon after the wedding, in 1986, Lynne headed for Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, where she took on the position of head of the Physiotherapy Department at Security Forces Hospital.
The experience gained in that position was to prove invaluable upon her return to Brisbane as Lynne was the principal and driving force behind the clinic for 28 years. This is a testament to her commitment to the community at large.
Somewhere and somehow, along the way, Lynne raised her three children, Claire, Ben and Luke whilst juggling the demands of married life and a busy practice as well.
She continues to enjoy serving the community in a family friendly atmosphere, where everyone is welcomed with a smile.
Lynne is very health and fitness conscious and enjoys substantial walking trips, gardening and reading in her leisure time.
Lynne takes a special interest in the wellbeing of the more mature members of the community, and has contributed greatly to the mobility, health and safe exercising regime of many.
Lynne has introduced and developed the Core+Pelvic Floor Program specifically for patients with prostate cancer. This is an education and exercise training program that allows men to manage their incontinence related circumstances.
B.Phty. M.Phty.(Manip.) (U.Q.)
Judy graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 1984 from the University of Queensland. After working at RBH for a year, she took a break for a year to travel through Europe. She returned to marry in 1987, and work at TPCH. After spending some further time travelling around Australia, Judy returned to study and completed a Master of Physiotherapy Studies (Manips) in 1990. After graduating as a Musculo – Skeletal Physiotherapist, Judy worked full time until the first of her four children, Georgia, was born in 1995. Every 18 months or so after that, there was a new addition to her family, with Alex joining in 1997, Nicholas in 1998 and her family was complete with the arrival of Julia in 2000. Needless to say, the last decade and a half has been very busy with both family and professional life.
Judy commenced working at Aspley Physiotherapy Clinic in 1998. At that stage she increased her emphasis on workplace training, rehabilitation and injury prevention. She worked actively in this field professionally, as well as in the role of case manager with Work Cover. In 2007, Judy completed a Graduate Diploma in Ergonomics through the University of NSW in order to formalize her skills.
Judy continues to enjoy clinical work at Aspley, and consulting in the field of Ergonomics, and has been responsible for developing the concept of Spinal Care@Aspley as well as attending to the needs of her family.
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Elliot is a graduate of Australian Catholic University and has been practicing as a physiotherapist for two years, having worked in private practice as well as alongside Queensland Netball and the Redcliffe Dolphins rugby league club. He has completed additional courses in Pilates and dry needling to expand his knowledge and practice within physiotherapy.
Elliot first became interested in physiotherapy after undergoing rehabilitation for knee and ankle injuries sustained from rugby union in high school.
As a result of this he has a particular interest in assessment and treatment of the knee, ankle and hip. In his spare time Elliot enjoys cooking, snow skiing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
B.Ex.Sc M.Phty. (U.Q.)
Bridget graduated from the Masters in Physiotherapy Studies at the University of Queensland in 2018. She is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and facilitating patients to do the same. Having previously worked as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist for four years, she is able to integrate this into patient care to ensure patients receive a well-rounded approach to their treatment. She has participated in various areas of extra training including Pilates, dry needling and hydrotherapy.
Bridget also has a long history of coaching gymnastics from children through to adults. After experiencing first-hand how physiotherapy can benefit a range of injuries, her interest in physiotherapy was boosted by a curiosity in understanding the human body and how to optimise how it works.
B.Kin (Human Movements) (UOfC) M.Phty. (G.U.)
Kerrin has completed her Master of Physiotherapy studies at Griffith University in 2018 with a special interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, exercise-based therapy, and manual therapy. She has also completed further training in dry needling and pilates through Stott Pilates.
Kerrin has a range of injury prevention and rehabilitation experience – from sports training with amateur, varsity, and professional athletes, to her previous career in Occupational Health and Safety inclusive of corporate health and wellness.
Kerrin prides herself on exceptional patient care, compassion, and professionalism and is passionate about effective and efficient treatment individualised to each patient.
B.Phty. B.Ex.Sc Grad. Cert. (Sports) (U.Q.)
Cameron joined the practice in 2017 bringing extensive experience to his role in the clinic. He has gained his experience both in Australia and the UK and has also worked with elite sports teams and at events such as the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Lynette graduated as a physiotherapist from the University of the Free State in South Africa in 2005. She then completed a year of compulsory community service in an informal settlement, where after she worked in several hospitals and rehabilitation units before moving to the UK in 2007. Lynette gained invaluable experience in the UK and Ireland where she worked in hospitals, private clinics and with the Ministry of Defence. In 2012 Lynette was seeking the sun again and decided to settle in Brisbane and joined the Aspley Physiotherapy team in 2013.
Lynette has advanced her skills by completing additional training courses in Pilates, neuromuscular dry needling and several manual therapy techniques. She uses a variety of treatment methods to address every patient's individual needs.
When Lynette is not running around after her three young kids, she loves travelling and cooking.
Jo has worked in Physiotherapy practices for many years and currently, enjoys the challenges of being Practice Manager at Aspley Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic.
She enjoys the customer service aspect of the position and the opportunity to interact with people from all walks of life. Nothing is too much trouble for her and she will go to extraordinary lengths to solve any issues that may arise.
Jo is an Aspley local and enjoys walking, reading, travelling and catching up with friends in her spare time.
Sam is currently in his 3rd year of Physiotherapy studies at ACU and brings his friendly manner to our front desk when he isn't hitting the books.
Sophie is currently studying a Bachelor of Business Administration at ACU. She is a happy and energetic person who enjoys working. In her spare time she enjoys walking, music and travelling.
Alyssa is currently in her 3rd year of studying a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at ACU. In her spare time she enjoys training and competing in Irish Dancing and spending time with friends and family. She has a bright and bubbly personality and will happily share a smile whilst working at the front desk.
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