APA Sports, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Master of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours
APA level 1, 2 & 3 sports certificates; DMA Clinical Pilates Level 1-4; Western Acupuncture & Dry Needling qualification. GLA:D Accredited Provider
WSC Since: 2011
Since graduating in 2005 from UniSA, Natalie has worked in hospitals and private practices in Adelaide and London. In 2013, she successfully completed the Master of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at UniSA, coming top of her class.
Natalie has a keen interest in rehabilitation and injury prevention and will help identify and addressing the underlying causes for the injury. She uses a range of manual therapy, movement re-education, exercise rehabilitation techniques to treat your injury and prevent it from reoccurring. Natalie has an interest in rehabilitation of the lumbopelvic region and lower limb, particularly following knee & ankle injuries.
Natalie has participated in many sports over the years including: competitive swimming, cross country running, netball, touch football and gaelic football. She now enjoys walking her dog and going for leisurely swims and the occasional run.
Natalie works full-time between the City and Next Generation clinics and takes Exercise Rehabilitation, GLA:D and Knee Club classes.
She is currently on maternity leave after the birth of her first child.
Involvement with Teams and Associations
- SA Sports Medicine Association (SASMA) Member
- Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Member
- Sports Physiotherapy Association (SPA) Titled Member
- Team Physio – Matrics Premier League Netball
- Nationally endorsed provider of Netball Australia’s KNEE program
- GLA:D Osteoarthritis Program Provider
- Team Physiotherapist – Australian Shooting Team
- Team Physio, player & committee member – Old Ignatians Netball Club
- Working as a physio at the 2016 Rio Olympic games, where I walked in the opening ceremony and worked with a gold medallist.