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Lisa Christl Brooks

Manipulative Physiotherapist

BA appl Sc Physiotherapy, Post Grad Diploma, Manipulative Physiotherapy, APA. Gerontology Level 1
Aquatic Physiotherapy Level 1, Pilates Instructor DMA, A.

WSC Since: April 2016

Lisa Christl Brooks has had 30 years of experience working as a physiotherapist. Lisa has had extensive experience in Musculoskeletal Outpatients, Orthopaedic, Spinal and Neurological Rehabilitation, working in large teaching hospitals such as:

  • Prince Henry Hospital- Sydney
  • Shenton Park Hospital- Perth
  • Blackpool Hospital- Lancashire England
  • The Brook Hospital- Greenwich London
  • Bethesda Rehabilitation Unit- Victoria
  • Lisa has held senior positions in outpatients, inpatient rehabilitation units and pain clinics. Lisa was introduced to Pilates during her 4 years living and working in Switzerland. Consequently, snow skiing and snowboarding became her sports of interest, along with track and field athletics.

    Lisa is also currently working as a Clinical Educator at the University of SA where she enjoys sharing her vast clinical experience with Physiotherapy students. Lisa has a special interest in women’s health, spinal pain, hydrotherapy, exercise rehabilitation, complex rehab presentations, concussion, chronic pain and degenerative conditions associated with ageing.

    Involvement with Teams and Associations

    Current:
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association – Member
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Uni SA Clinical Educator
  • APA special interest group Gerontology
  • APA special interest group Aquatic Physiotherapy
  • APA special interest group Musculoskeletal
  • APA special interest group Women’s Health