Physiotherapist

Director, LJS Consultancy Pty Ltd & Principle: Bungendore Physiotherapy & Sports Care; Ascent Physiotherapy & Capital Animal Physiotherapy

Louise is an experienced physiotherapist with over 20yrs of clinical practice across a wide range of areas including orthopaedics, musculoskeletal & manual therapy, hand therapy, work injuries & rehabilitation, with a passion for sports physiotherapy & maximising function for people of all ages & activity levels. Louise has an extensive background in exercise conditioning, specialised rehabilitation for occupational (work) injuries as well as neurological & surgical rehabilitation. Louise has a special interest in equestrian sports with the integration of horse & rider and can treat both, either separately (through her animal practice “Capital Animal Physiotherapy”) or as a unit, looking at optimising the performance of both horse & rider.

Louise’s expertise includes sports coverage at a state, national & international level with various sports (rugby, triathlon, endurance sports) & multisport events (Arafura Games, Masters Games). She has provided physiotherapy services for many years to Defence Force personnel at RAAF Wagga, Kapooka, ADFA, Duntroon, HMAS Albatross & Creswell, and Army Parachute Training School and has specialised rehab skills in the functional requirements of Defence personnel. Louise is a consultant rehabilitation physiotherapist & rehabilitation provider across a wide range of work areas & can perform specific workplace assessments (for office setups or manual labour assessments) as required. Sports screenings & general posture assessments are also her specialty (including bike setups, horse-riding assessments, & running analysis) to identify areas that may predispose to injury and where some pro-action intervention can maximise sporting performance & prevent injuries occurring in the first place.     After a brief sojourn to Nowra (and commuting to Bungendore), Louise & her family are now thrilled to be back living in Bywong. Louise spreads her time between the three practices and juggling the sporting & social calendars of three energetic young children. Louise is available for appointments across all three practices, although we recommend booking ahead as her clinic time is heavily in demand!


Qualifications

  • Sports Physiotherapist
  • Animal Physiotherapist
  • APA-M

Education

  • Masters Sports Physiotherapy (1999)
  • Masters Animal Studies (Animal Physiotherapy) (2004)
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (1991)