LINDA WATERS (PHYSIOTHERAPIST)

 

SPORTING EXPERIENCES:

  • B. Ed. (Honours) Physical Education. University of Sheffield, England.
  • M. Ed. University of Nottingham, England.
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Science (Human Movement Studies (2000) University of Queensland – specialising in: 
    - Sports Medicine 
    - Sports Psychology 
    - Sports Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (2002) University of Queensland

PROFESSIONAL COURSES (MOST RECENT)

  • AMTA The Integrated Pelvis and Lumbar Spine (Level 1) (2010)
  • AMTA The Integrated Pelvis and Lumbar Spine: Advanced (Level 2) (2011)
  • AMTA Assessment and Treatment of the Thoracic and Cervical Spine (2012)
  • AMTA Re-training Lumbo-Pelvic Stability and Functional Recovery for Low Back Pain Patients (2013)
  • Dynamic Stabilisation of the Hip and Pelvis – Dr. Alison Grimaldi (2013)
  • Biomechanical Analysis of Paediatric Gait Patterns (2012) – UQ
  • Developmental Assessment in Paediatrics (2010) - UQ

SPECIAL TREATMENT AREAS

  • Pelvis and spine:
    - Post Surgery
    - Pre and post natal
    - Longstanding pain
  • Rehabilitation programs for complex/multiple injuries
  • Vertigo - dizziness and balance issues
  • Children in sport
  • Amputees:
    - Post amputation rehabilitation
    - Working with up to date technological advances using computerised prosthetic componentry

TEACHING AND LECTURING

  • Clinical Educator at Pindara Physiotherapy Clinic – ongoing
  • Clinical Supervisor (2009)
  • Teacher of Physical Education – High School Level pre 2002

SPORTS PHYSIO EXPERIENCE

  • General public
  • Children in sport
  • Individual elite athletes with pelvis/lumbar spine injuries
  • Amputees in sport

PERSONAL INTERESTS AND SPORTING EXPERIENCE

  • Swim
  • Bike
  • Occasional ‘fun triathlons’
  • Travel

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