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Leisa Stringer

APA Sports, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

M. Musc & Sports Physiotherapy; B. Physiotherapy; Level 1 & 2 Sports Physiotherapy Certificate;
Neuromuscular Dry Needling (Beginner & Advanced); Clinical Pilates (DMA Level 1 & 2); GLA:D Accredited Provider

WSC Since: 2009

Leisa is passionate about helping her clients achieve their rehabilitation and performance goals. She consults a wide range of athletes from the recreational or amateur to the elite. Using a holistic approach to assessment and identifying your goals, Leisa will guide you through an action plan to achieve your rehab and performance targets. Leisa is experienced in a wide range of treatment approaches including manual therapy, Exercise Rehabilitation, Teens Exercise Rehabilitation, Dry Needling, Muscle Energy Techniques, massage/myofascial release.

Outside of her work in the clinic, Leisa has worked with teams including state cricket and netball, SANFL football and Pro Tour Tennis tournaments. She has a special interest in treating injuries associated with these sports including lumbar stress injuries, overload/tendon injuries of the lower limb (achilles/patella), foot, ankle and knee rehabilitation. Leisa is further interested in injury prevention for the hip, knee and ankle and especially in the developing adolescent athlete.

Involvement with Teams and Associations

Current:
  • Matrics Netball Club – Team Physio (2010 – current)
  • Tennis Australia Tournaments – Physio Contractor
  • Netball SA – AMND Competition – Acute Injury Consultant Physiotherapist
  • Southern Force (Australian Netball Team) – Team Physio (2018)
  • SACA Under 19 Boy’s State Cricket Team – Team Physio (2017 & 2018)
  • Netball SA U19 State Team (National Championships) – Team Physio (2015 – 2016)
  • SA Sports Medicine Association – Member
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association – Sports Titled Member & Musculoskeletal Titled Member
  • Nationally Endorsed Provider of Netball Australia’s KNEE Program
  • GLA:D Osteoarthritis Program Provider
Previous:
  • SACA Under 19 Boy’s State Cricket Team – Team Physio (2010 – 2016)
  • SACA U17 Boy’s State Cricket Team – Team Physio (2015 – 2016)
  • Southern Force (Australian Netball Team) – Team Physio (2015)
  • SA Scorpions (State Women’s Cricket Team) – Team Physio (2011 – 2015)
  • West Adelaide Football Club – Physiotherapist (2009-2012)

Greatest Sporting Moment:

  • Jason McCartney’s rehab and return to football
  • Anytime Australia plays New Zealand in Netball