Our specialty groups

 

Our members have expertise in a range of specialty areas. Here are our current specialty groups and their leads.

Cardiorespiratory

Cardiorespiratory physiotherapists commonly work in intensive care units, hospital and community settings and rehabilitation units. They also work with people with cancer, heart conditions, cystic fibrosis and emphysema. 

If you have an interest in these conditions or a question for our experts please get in touch via the 'Contact us' page. 

The cardiorespiratory group lead is Assistant Professor Nicole Freene.

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Paediatrics​

Paediatric physiotherapists work with children of all ages who have clinical conditions, injuries and/or developmental concerns. The members of this group are also actively engaged in health promotion activities aimed at getting Australian kids to be more active.

If you have  a question for our paediatrics experts please get in touch via the 'Contact us' page. 

The paediatric group lead is

Dr Genevieve Dwyer.

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Neurology

Neurological physiotherapists work with people with a range of clinical conditions, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.

If you have an interest in these conditions or a question for our experts please get in touch via the 'Contact us' page. 

The neurology group lead is 

Dr Natalie Fini.

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Gerontology

Australia has an ageing population and our gerontology members are at the forefront of efforts to promote healthy ageing for older people in a variety of settings. 

If you have  a question for our gerontology experts please get in touch via the 'Contact us' page. 

The gerontology group lead is Associate Professor Michele Callisaya.

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Musculoskeletal

Musculoskeletal physiotherapists commonly work in private practice and treat conditions including arthritis, low back pain and sports injuries. 

 

If you have an interest in these conditions or a question for our experts please get in touch via the 'Contact us' page. 

 

The musculoskeletal group lead is Associate Professor Christian Barton.

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