Joanna spent her younger years in Malaysia and California and moved to Australia in 1990. She followed her passion in the health and fitness field and graduated with a University of Melbourne Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 1998. She has extensive “hands on” clinical experience in private practice work as well as in the sporting field. Joanna has worked with local football teams, corporate companies, N.I.C.A, elite rowers and school gymnastic programs in the areas of sports physiotherapy, health management, injury prevention/rehabilitation, and ergonomic health.
She has confidently managed clients with spinal pathology, peripheral joint pathology, sporting injuries and upper and lower limb bio-mechanical deficiencies. Her special interest areas include sports rehabilitation with a core stability focus, neck and back pain, headaches and muscular re-education. She incorporates principles of core postural stability and Clinical Pilates in her holistic approach to patient rehabilitation and management. She continues to expand her professional skills completing numerous courses in Dry Needling, Advanced Clinical Pilates, Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Aged Care Management.
Joanna loves to keep fit and healthy by doing Clinical Pilates, Functional Training as well as Boxing. She has a love for travel and photography, and has extensively covered most parts of the world with her sense of adventure and wanderlust.
Joanna is available for appointments at 120 Collins St.