Head of Continence and Pelvic Health
Tamara is a gender and pelvic health physiotherapist with a Masters degree in Continence and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy. She is an Australian Physiotherapy Association Titled Women’s, Men’s, Continence and Pelvic Health physiotherapist and has completed advanced clinical practice training in fitting and managing pessaries. Tamara also works at Curtin University in Continence and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy, where she is a clinical supervisor for the undergraduate physiotherapy students and a guest lecturer for the postgraduate physiotherapy students. She has a personal interest in pelvic pain management, including endometriosis, and a special interest in trans health needs. Tamara is passionate about working with people of all sexualities and genders.
Tamara graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy and a keen interest in the pelvic health area. She started her physiotherapy career here at Southcare Physiotherapy delivering inpatient, outpatient, hydrotherapy, and clinical exercise services in the clinic and hospital. During this time Tamara completed a training course in Clinical Pilates and her Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy in Continence and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy at Curtin University. Since completing her Masters, Tamara has attended advanced clinical practice training in pessary fitting and management, exercise, sport and musculoskeletal management, bladder disorders, bowel disorders, pelvic pain, sexual function disorders, trauma-informed practice, and LGBTQIA affirming practice. She is a titled member of the APA Women’s, Men’s, Continence and Pelvic Health Group, and a member of Transfolk of WA, Continence Foundation of Australia, and Women’s Health Training Associates.
Prior to university Tamara studied a higher education course in Dance Performance, specialising in ballet at the National College of Dance. She has completed her Crossfit Level One Trainer Course and Crossfit Coaches Prep Course, and is passionate about helping people with pelvic floor dysfunction continue or return to high impact and loaded exercise.
In her spare time Tamara enjoys running, hiking with her husband Luke, walking her dog Fang, trying new and creative sports, and eating food she doesn’t have to cook herself.
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