Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons), University of Melbourne
Vern is an experienced and highly respected physiotherapist who plays a key role in the development of comprehensive care programs for our spinal patients as well as our chronic pain patients in our multidisciplinary practice.
After graduating from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) 10 years ago, she has gained further professional experience in chronic pain and rehabilitation, both locally and internationally, consolidating her expertise in the treatment of the pelvis and spinal region (with emphasis on manual therapy), exercise physiology, body awareness and rehabilitation.
Vern spends time with each patient to design an individualized comprehensive care program that addresses the patient’s special needs, medical problems, and work/home environments. She incorporates multiple techniques (including soft tissue massage, hydrotherapy, Pilates, body awareness and exercise physiology) to help patient’s pain thereby improving long term outcomes.
She is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and continues to do ongoing training and education to further enhance her skills and expertise.