Graeme Backen - Physiotherapist

 

Graeme completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at The University of Sydney and went on to become an Australian Physiotherapy Association Sports Physiotherapist.  He started his career in a high profile practice in Sydney, working for the world renowned Professor Leo Pinczewski, where he developed his passion and expertise of knee injuries.

Graeme has been with us here at The Sports Medicine Centre since the eighties.  In these years, Graeme has developed an extensive and impressive resume, including providing physio to the Australian national women’s basketball team, The Opals, the (then) CA Brumbies and the Canberra Raiders.

Graeme has extensive experience dealing in musculoskeletal problems, with special expertise in handling knee injuries and post surgical rehabilitation.  Graeme is the master of taping and strapping, having lectured the Advance Taping course for Sports Medicine Australia for a number of years.  Graeme strives to educate his patients regarding preventative care of their injuries, especially relating to everyday activities as well as their sporting activities.