Kerrith Matyear

Kerrith Matyear

Kerrith is an APA titled Sports Physiotherapist, who graduated from the University of Queensland as a Physiotherapist in 1990. She later completed her Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2001, qualifying her as a tier 2 physio. Kerrith has undertaken research on the epidemiology of AFL injuries, and the treatment of shoulder impingement, presenting her own research at the QLD Sports Medicine Association 2001 conference. Kerrith is an associate lecturer and examiner for UQ on the Masters of Sports Physio program and has been a clinical educator at ACU, as well as working in the QAFL and as a GP educator for the National Prescriber Service. Kerrith strives to use evidence-based techniques and supports various universities’ research programs.

Special Interests:

  • GLA: D Program for hip and knee arthritis
  • Shoulder and Knee injuries
  • Post-op rehabilitation following orthopaedic surgery
  • Work and sports specific rehabilitation programs
  • Correcting biomechanical faults in running and shoulder activities
  • Vertigo and dizziness treatment

 

Professional Membership:

  • Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Sports Physiotherapy Association
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Association
  • Occupational Health Physiotherapy Association
  • Physiotherapy Educators Australia
  • Sports Medicine Australia

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