B.Physio (Hons), M.Musc. Physio, APAM, MMPAA |
Elizabeth graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) in 2002. She worked at St Vincent’s Hospital for over two years and first started practicing at Berwick Physiotherapy in 2005.
Elizabeth spent three and a half years gaining further experience working as a physiotherapist within the UK National Health Service as well as completing three winter ski seasons in the French Alps. Excited to have re-joined the Berwick Physio team in 2009, Elizabeth then undertook further postgraduate study at The University of Melbourne where she completed her Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and was awarded the highest achieving student in the Masters Program. Elizabeth maintains her strong interest in ongoing professional development by regularly attending courses and inservices. This allows her to bring a wealth of up-to-date clinical knowledge and evidence-based practice to all her patients at Berwick Physiotherapy.
Elizabeth enjoys being involved across a wide range of sporting activities. In terms of triathlons, she has competed a number of times at both the World Half Ironman Championships as well as the World Ironman Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Elizabeth has also run numerous Melbourne Marathons, won the Marysville to Melbourne Multisport race and finished in the winning female team at four Oxfam Trailwalker events. Recently she has been pushing the limits of endurance in multi-stage and multi-day adventure racing both in Australia and Internationally in events that involve a combination of mountain biking, trail running, kayaking and navigation
It is no surprise, therefore, that Elizabeth has a passion for treating sports injuries. She thrives on the challenge of both the assessment and ongoing treatment and management process. Her philosophy of care is aimed at achieving long term results and injury prevention with a manual therapy treatment focus to maximise function and performance for all patients, be it on the sporting field, at work, home or leisure.