Laura Crowe-Owen              

B.Physio. M. Musculoskeletal Sports Phty.

APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
APA Sports Physiotherapist

Position: Principal Physiotherapist

Languages spoken: English and German


APA Sports Physiotherapist    2011

Griffith University – Gold Coast, Queensland 2010

Master of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy

University of Melbourne – Melbourne, Victoria 1996

Bachelor of Physiotherapy- University of Melbourne

Registration with Australian Physiotherapy Board (or equivalent) 1996-present

Graduate Hand Therapy Module- Monash University

Western Accupncture/ Dry Needling

Master of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy

Sporting Experience:

Seleted for the upcoming Commonwealth Games- Netball Physiotherapist 2018

World Netball Cup Sydney – Sports Physiotherapist – 2015

Castec Rural Pioneers Basketball Team (SEABL) Physiotherapist 2012-2017

Western Border Netball Association  – Physiotherapist 2011-2015

Blue LakeArchery Invitational Tournament     2012-2016

Melbourne Tigers NBL Team Presentation Matches Physiotherapist 2013

SA Netball U17s State Team Physiotherapist 2013

Zodiacs Netball Club Physiotherapist 2011-2013

Blue LakeWomen’s Tennis Classic – Australian Protour Event 2011

Arafura Games (Darwin) – Physiotherapist 2011

Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy Certificate 2013

APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist 2011

Academic Excellence Award 2010

Formal Education:

Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy Certificate- APA/AIS

Fast 5 Netball World Series – Event Physiotherapist 2016, 2017

Intruders Netball Club Team Physiotherapist 2014-2015

SA U17s Squad Training and Selection Camp Physiotherapist 2012


Teaching Experience:

Flinders University Clinical Educator 2012-2016

University of South Australia Clinical Educator 2011-2016

University of Queensland Clinical Educator 2011

Work Experience Students 2002-2016

Committee / Board Membership:

Member APA Spinal Steering Committee  2014 - current

Member of the Flinders University Musculoskeletal Reference Group 2013-current

Latrobe University Clinical Educator 2012

Student Mentoring 2011-2016

Member of APA National Rural Members' Committee- SA


Registered with the Australian Health Practioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association

Titled Member of the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Association

Titled Member of the Sports Physiotherapy Association

Member of Sports Medicine Australia

Netball Coaches and Umpires Association


Finalist in HealthLimestoneCoast Regional Award - 2014 & 2015

Nomination Women Who hold up the Sky (Australia Day) Award - 2011

Most Inspirational Netballer West Gambier - 2007

SA Masters Games – Physiotherapist 2011

Mount Gambier Netball Association – Physiotherapist 2010

Professional Interests:

Complex musculoskeletal disorders

Chronic pain

Pan Pacific Masters Games – Physiotherapist 2010

Hand Therapy

Court Sports- Netball, Tennis, Basketball

Jaw disorders (TMJ)

Complex sporting injuries

Physiotherapy coverage for sporting events.

Teaching ongoing clinical education of physiotherapists and physiotherapy students from UniSA and Flinders Uni.

Best physio experience:

Being the event Physiotherapist at the Netball World Cup in Sydney 2015.

Personal interests:

Spending time with my husband and my dogs

Netball and reading