MEET YOUR PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Sarah has been working as a Physiotherapist on the Mornington Peninsula for over 9 years and established Amity Physiotherapy & Clinical Pilates in 2012. A member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Sarah’s qualifications include:
- Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy at Monash
- Diploma of Health Sciences
- Level 1 - 4 DMA trained Clinical Pilates instructor
- Level 1 - 4 APPI trained Clinical Pilates instructor
- Dry needling
- Thoracic spine
- Shoulder dysfunction
- Women’s health courses
Having worked extensively in private practice and within local football clubs, her vast range of clientele have included footballers, triathletes, cyclists, swimmers, motor cyclists, jockeys, pre-and post natal women, as well as the general public.
Sarah has an impressive athletic back ground in Triathlon, Sailing and long distance running. Multiple Gatorade Triathlon Series Age group winner and placing 2nd in Australia Age Group Olympic Distance Triathlon, as well as qualifying twice for the Age Group World Championships all while studying physiotherapy! These days, Sarah enjoys competing in fun runs and often still achieves impressive results of her own.
Sarah is passionate about treating her clients holistically and avoids focusing on symptoms in isolation. She is able to interpret different presentations of pain and identify underlying causes which are often the cause of ongoing complaints.
Sarah specialises in correcting movement dysfunction and uses her physiotherapy knowledge combined with her extensive training and experience in clinical pilates to relieve pain, strengthen and mobilise her clients in a truly holistic and preventative style of clinical treatment.
Sarah attends ongoing professional development seminars and courses regularly and is well informed and up to date with current evidence based physiotherapy knowledge and treatment techniques.
Sarah lives on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula with her husband Sean, their two daughters Mila and Evianna and the family dog Maddie. Since having children, Sarah remains physically active herself and is keenly aware of the importance of correcting movement dysfunction and maintaining mobility and stability through preventative strategies to get the most out of her body and hence maintain and enjoy her time with her family. The family enjoy going away in their caravan to Bright, skiing on the Murray river and spending time on the wonderful local beaches. Sarah enjoys her own pilates time, running and spending time with her two little girls at the park.