View the growing list of clinical specialists offering courses on Physioplus below.
Alison Grimaldi is an Australian Sports Physiotherapist, the principal of Physiotec Physiotherapy Clinic in Tarragindi (Queensland, Australia) and an Adjunct Research Fellow for the University of Queensland School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences. Her clinical and research specialty is the management of hip pain. Twitter: @alisongrimaldi Bill Vicenzino is the Chair of Sports Physiotherapy in the University of Queensland School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Chief Investigator in the National Health and Medical Research Council funded Program grant: ‘Musculoskeletal pain and disability: improving outcomes through conservative measures’ and the Centre of Research Excellence grant: ‘Translation of Research into Improved Outcomes in Musculoskeletal Pain and Health.’ Twitter: @Bill_Vicenzino
Andrea has been practicing physiotherapy since 2005 and is the founder of Freiraum Physiotherapy in Austria. The focus of her work is neurology for children and adults but she also practices clinically in the home care setting with severely impaired clients of all ages. She has a Master of Education from Inter-University of Graz and is currently researching on professional ethics in Physiotherapy for her PhD in Education Sciences. She has also a special interest in Mental Health.
Andrew has extensive experience as a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and is an Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner at Connect health in the UK. His specialism is in the management of upper limb conditions, especially complex shoulder presentations. Andrew is a member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society and is on the Committee for the European Society of Shoulder & Elbow Rehabilitation.
Ari Kaplan is a Physical Therapist who graduated with an undergraduate degree in Biomechanics before completing his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He went on to complete a sports residency, becoming a Board Certified Specialist. Doug Adams is a Physical Therapist with an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science before completing his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He went on to complete a sports residency, becoming a Board Certified Specialist.
Dr Bhanu Ramaswamy OBE is an Independent Physiotherapy Consultant and Honorary Visiting Fellow Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). She has clinical expertise particularly with older people, those with neurological conditions, and people with medical conditions who would benefit from supervised exercise programmes. She is an educator, researcher and contributes to strategy and development with various organisations such as the Parkinson's Excellence Network. In 2016 she received her Doctorate in Professional Studies (or D.Prof) and 2017 she received a Fellowship of Cardiff University for her contribution to the profession.
Cailbhe Doherty is senior researcher at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics in University College Dublin. He has published extensively in the field of lateral ankle sprains.
With extensive experience working as a Physiotherapist with runners at all levels, Chris has worked with Team GB athletes at high profile events such as the 2016 Rio Olympics and the 2017 London World Championships. Chris is also an active researcher at the University of Salford, investigating the biomechanics of running-related injuries and biomechanical differences between elite and recreational runners and he has published a number of related journal articles.
Physiotherapist and Falls Practitioner, The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, and National Executive Committee member of AGILE.
Practising clinician, neck pain specialist, public speaker and Senior Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire. Chris is also a popular blogger on these topics and has published numerous articles on neck pain.
Claire Robertson qualified in 1994 with a BSc(hons) Physiotherapy. Claire has worked in the NHS, academia and private practice, and currently runs a specialist patellofemoral clinic at Wimbledon Clinics and is also the physiotherapist for the Warren Smith Ski Academy. Claire has lectured internationally and is a respected researcher with many peer-reviewed journal publications. Claire offers a comprehensive and popular post-graduate course on patellofemoral problems for physiotherapists.
Ebonie completed her PhD in tendon pain and continues to research this topic at La Trobe University in Australia. Her clinical career has included many sports appointments including the Australian Institute of Sport, Australian Ballet Company, Commonwealth Games, Olympics and Paralympics plus 18 months travelling with Disney's The Lion King stage show!
Gavin has worked in neurological rehabilitation for 25 years and currently combines clinical work with research at the University of Melbourne. He developed a program to teach advanced gait and running skills to people with neurological injuries. This led to his doctoral studies on ‘The development of a high-level mobility assessment tool (HiMAT) for people with traumatic brain injury’. Since then he has pursued his research interests focusing on the assessment, classification and treatment of mobility limitations following traumatic brain injury and neurological conditions.
The International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) represents groups of manual and musculoskeletal physical therapists around the world who have completed stringent post-registration / post-graduation specialisation programs in the field of neuro-musculoskeletal disorders.
Jason is a seasoned senior healthcare leader and physiotherapist with more than 23 years’ experience leading teams within large and complex healthcare systems. He has successfully led across virtually all healthcare sectors and has held numerous senior-level positions such as Regional Director, Executive Director, Health Services Administrator and Chief Operating Officer.
Kate is a Certified Hand Therapist with full membership to the Australian Hand Therapy Association (AHTA). Graduated from the University of Queensland in 2006 with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy., she has had experience across different clinical settings. Kate joined the GC Hand Therapy team in 2007 and is committed to ongoing professional development and student education. She has a keen interest in research and traumatic hand injuries.
Kevin qualified as a Podiatrist in 2006, has an MSc in Clinical Podiatric Biomechanics and has always been involved in a musculoskeletal caseload. Kevin has a keen interest in sports related pathology, particularly football (he played professionally for West Bromwich Albion) as well as the general population whether sporting or otherwise. He enjoys working with individuals with gait adaptations which are impacting their every day lives whether due to a long term condition or recovering from recent acute pathology.
Dr Lee Herrington is a physiotherapist, researcher and lecturer in sports injury rehabilitation. He is a lower limb rehabilitation specialist with over 20 years experience working with professional and Olympic sports athletes providing assessment, treatment of injury and rehabilitation solutions. He is the a senior lecturer in sports rehabilitation at Salford University, has a PhD in knee pain and is a senior physiotherapist at the English Institute of Sport.
Luke O'Brien is the vice president of clinical physical therapy in Vail and the rehabilitation coordinator for Dr. Richard Steadman. Since joining Howard Head Sports Medicine as a physical therapist in 2002, he has focused on the treatment of lower extremity musculoskeletal disorders with a specialisation in the treatment of the knee. Luke has served as an assistant physical therapist for the US Ski Team, and as a consultant to many athletes, including those of Manchester United and Barcelona football clubs, the New York Mets, and the Portland Trail Blazers. Luke has also published numerous articles and text book chapters and has an adjunct faculty position at the University of Colorado. He holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland and a Master of Sports Physiotherapy from LaTrobe University. Luke is also a sports certified specialist as recognised by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Mandy is passionate about treating patients with persistent or chronic pain especially in the women’s health field. She is the national co-ordinator of the Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) course of the South African Society of Physiotherapy and has lecturing experience in different aspects of pain management, communication skills, women's health, and biomechanics of breathing.
Megyn Robertson is a physiotherapy clinician with extensive experience with both professional and amateur sporting bodies. She runs her own private practice, lectures post-graduate OMT physiotherapists and presents at various local congresses. Megyn has a special interest in Concussion and has developed a protocol for physiotherapists to assess and treat concussion.
Paul is a disabilities education and sports specialist. In 1993 he set up the UK’s first full time Rebound Therapy centre. In 2007, Paul joined forces with Eddy Anderson and set up Rebound Therapy International. Rebound therapy is officially approved as an accredited training course for special needs schools in the UK by the Association for Physical Education (AfPE) and the organisation works in partnership with the Sir Stanley Matthews Coaching Foundation. Outside of the UK, they work in partnership with the Australian Sports Commission, Gymnastics Australia and the International Association of Trampoline Parks, to name a few.
The Physioplus team is made up of a group of committed individuals with a very wide variety of clinical and educational experience. Together they have built a multitude of online courses covering a huge array of topics, in each case working closely with topic specialists, special interest groups and the researchers. Their courses collate from these multiple sources the very latest clinically relevant evidence based insights distilling the most useful, actionable information for the practising physical therapist / physiotherapist.
Pierre Roscher is a South African Physiotherapist who has a special interest in Men's Health Physiotherapy. He has over 10 years of experience, particularly in the neuromusculoskeletal field. He is currently completing his PhD on Disability Following Prostate Cancer Treatment.
Associate Professor at The University of Nottingham; Physiotherapist; Philosopher of Science-in-training. Interested in the way science behaves, and how evidence-based medicine works. Or doesn’t.