Liza’s interests lie in sports & musculoskeletal medicine, particularly lower limb injury in the recreational athlete. After graduating from University of Queensland in 1993, Liza spent two years working in outpatient musculoskeletal physiotherapy & in the field of sports physiotherapy prior to completing a postgraduate diploma in Sports Physiotherapy, at Curtin University, in Perth. Liza then worked for two years in a Manipulative Physiotherapy private practice while completing her Masters of Sports Physiotherapy, focusing on hamstring pain. During this time, Liza was working with Club & State Representative Rugby Union teams & Australian Division II Schoolboys Rugby Union.
Upon return to Queensland, she has then had further experience as a private locum before establishing this practice in 1999. She has worked with Qld Schoolboys Rugby, Qld Suburban Representative Rugby Union, the Qld Rugby Union Referees Association, Club Rugby Union, Junior Rugby Union, & Tertiary Rugby League, as well as lecturing for Sports Medicine Australia. Liza has also been working as a Clinical Supervisor at University of Queensland in the Masters of Sports Physiotherapy programme. Liza works with the Medicals Rugby Union Club. Liza has a specific interest in sports injuries & their prevention. She has always had an interest in postures & movement patterns & is currently combining this interest with her new hobbies of photography & renovation.
Liza has a specific interest in sports injuries & their prevention. Liza is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Sports Physiotherapy Australia, Physiotherapy Business Australia, Sports Medicine Australia and the Australian College of Physiotherapists.
Liza has recently been experimenting with minimalist running training & has completed the Brisbane Half Marathon, the Toowoomba Ridge to Ridge Half Marathon & her first full Marathon in Toowoomba after just 12 weeks training.
Liza has achieved acceptance as a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists (FACP) in 2009 with the graduation ceremony in October 2011. She is one of only seven Specialist Sports Physiotherapists in Queensland. Liza has recently been appointed by the Australian College of Physiotherapists as a facilitator to assist candidates through the two year Sports Specialisation process. There are only two Sports Specialisation facilitators in Australia.
B.Phty. University of Queensland. 1993.
PGDip Sports Phty. Curtin University. 1996.
Masters Sports Phty. Curtin University. 1998.
APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist. 1999.
Specialist Sports Physiotherapist – Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists. 2009.