Emily Allen - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Emily graduated from La Trobe University in 2005. Since this time she has worked in some of Melbourne's leading  public health services across a diverse range of clinical areas including trauma, orthopaedics and musculoskeletal. During this time she has developed extensive experience and knowledge of acute and chronic injury management as well as post surgical rehabilitation. She has a particular interest and excellent skills in the management of lumbar (low back) and knee pain and injuries.

Emily competed in both the 400m hurdles and the 800m at national level track and field competitions level for ten years. In this time she won several medals in both junior and open age national championships as well winning spots on the dais in international grand prix events. She won a silver medal at the inaugural Youth Olympics in Sydney in 2000 and was selected on the supplementary squad for the World Junior Championships in 2002. This experience inspired Emily to pursue a career in physiotherapy and fostered her passion in the management of sporting, particularly running associated, injuries.

Participation in elite level sport as well as completing her Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Melbourne University has equipped Emily with excellent injury management skills. Combining her knowledge of strength and conditioning with training in Pilates, she is able to help patients to achieve their rehabilitation goals quickly and efficiently.