Louise began her career as a Physiotherapist by graduating from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2003. She commenced working in private practice and gained much experience in paediatric musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions while working with the dance population.
Louise has worked with children and adults in a variety of settings, including as onsite Physiotherapist at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and Lecturer for the VCA and Australian Pilates Method courses. Louise enjoys drawing on her training and experience in movement and clinical pilates when working with children with a wide range of conditions.
Louise has further developed her paediatric skills and knowledge by completing a range of postgraduate courses including Starting Blocks in Paediatric Physiotherapy at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Enhancing Skills in Paediatric Physiotherapy at Monash University and the Hammersmith Infant Neurological Training. Louise has also completed short courses on Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism, common paediatric orthopaedic conditions, vestibular assessment and rehabilitation, wheel chair prescription, Cerebral Palsy and physical activity and exercise for children with neuromuscular conditions.
As a mother of three children, Louise understands how to engage cooperation in children and make Physiotherapy fun! She has sound knowledge of the NDIS system and is passionate about advocating for families and helping children to develop their physical skills to their full potential.