Therapies: * Physiotherapy,* Sports Physio,* Musculoskeletal Physio,* Spinal Physio,* Vestibular Physio,* Jaw Physio,* Occupational Physio
APA Sports Physiotherapist
APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Zoe Russell is an APA Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who joined the PhysioWorks team in 2008. An experienced Sports Physiotherapist, Zoe has completed a postgraduate Masters in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. These post-graduate qualifications are in addition to her undergraduate dual Bachelor Degrees in Physiotherapy and Exercise Science.
Zoe is recognised by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) as a Titled Sports Physiotherapist and Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. She is currently enrolled in the Physiotherapy Specialisation training program. She has also recently been appointed a Sports Physiotherapist for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
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Phone: 3862 4544
What is an APA Titled Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist?
A physiotherapist is only entitled to use the APA Sports Physiotherapist or APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist title, after completion of a Masters Degree in the field of Sports or Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Additionally, a Physiotherapist must satisfy the requirements of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, who regulate who receives the title. Titled Physiotherapists have proven themselves as highly skilled and knowledgeable practitioners, which provides you, the patient, with the confidence that you will receive high-quality evidence-based care.
Who is Zoe Russell?
Zoe is a friendly physiotherapist who utilises her knowledge of the human body and how it operates in health and injury to help her patients recover. Zoe focuses her injury management by combining her physiotherapy and exercise science knowledge to provide a multifaceted approach to treating your injury and preventing injury recurrence. Her experience and knowledge of sporting biomechanics and the demands of both elite and recreational sporting pursuits, allows her to diagnose, treat and help you recover more quickly! Zoe has an interest in treating lower limb (hip, knee and ankle) soft tissue, joint and tendon injuries as well as post-surgical rehabilitation of the hip, knee and ankle.
Zoe is currently the Head Physiotherapist for the following teams:
- Brisbane City Football Club
- Australian Indoor Netball Federation
- Indoor Netball Federation of Queensland
Zoe has had previous appointments with the following organisations:
- New Zealand Indoor Netball
- South Africa Indoor Netball
- Cricket Tasmania
- Queensland Academy of Sport - Rugby League
- Northside Wizards Basketball
Zoe has recently been appointed as a Sports Physiotherapist for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Zoe’s experience is not only limited to her role as a Sports Physiotherapist! Zoe is also a former National level Indoor Netball player, who has represented both Queensland and Australia. When she is not at PhysioWorks, Zoe enjoys an active lifestyle, in addition to her Netball commitments for Queensland and Australia, Zoe also swims, attends the gym, and plays a number of recreational sports.
Zoe's Special Interests
- Knee Pain
- Ankle Injuries
- Hip & Groin Pain - including muscle injuries around the thigh and pelvis
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Elbow, Wrist & Hand
- Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
- Core Stability Muscle Retraining
- Shoulder Injuries
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- BPPV (Vertigo)
- TMJ / Jaw Dysfunction
- Musculoskeletal Acupuncture
Zoe is a Registered Physiotherapy Provider with:
- All Private Health Insurance Funds
- Department of Veterans' Affairs
- CTP & Sports Insurers
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Phone: 3862 4544
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