Laura Crowe-Owen 2016

B.Physio. M. Musculoskeletal Sports Phty.
APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
APA Sports Physiotherapist

Position: Principal Physiotherapist

Languages spoken: English and German

Qualifications:

  • Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy Certificate 2013
  • APA Sports Physiotherapist   2011
  • APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist 2011
  • Griffith University – Gold Coast, Queensland 2010 Master of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy
  • APA Level 3 Sports Course
  • Academic Excellence Award 2010
  • Univerisity of Melbourne - Melbourne Victoria 1996
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Registration with Australian Physiotherapy Board (or equivalent) 1996-present

Professional Development:

  • Advanced Hand Therapy Monash University (current study) 2016-2017
  • Strength and Conditioning Coaching Course Level 1 ASCA 2016
  • Lateral Elbow Update 2016
  • Fundamentals of Hand Therapy AHTA 2016
  • Professional Certificate in Practice Education 2014-2015
  • Recent advances in hip and shoulder instability surgery 2015
  • Occupational Physiotherapy Approach to Low back Pain 2014
  • APA Conference 2013
  • Cognitive functional approach to management of disabling low back pain disorders 2013
  • First Aid Update 2013
  • Titled Members MPA Breakfast 2012
  • Business Management Workshop – APA Business and Leaders Conference 2012
  • Clinical Reasoning Masterclass 2012
  • Lower Limb Mulligan MWM Course 2011
  • APA Conference – Musculoskeletal and Sports Streams 2011
  • Seminar presenter at Arafura Games (Darwin) on Injury Prevention and Management 2011
  • Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling 2010
  • PEDro Rater Accreditation 2010

Sporting Experience: 

  • Fast 5 Netball World Series- Event Physiotherapist 2016
  • SA Country Junior Softball Championships- Event Physiotherapist 2016 
  • World Netball Cup Sydney – Sports Physiotherapist 2015
  • Consultant physiotherapist – Castec Rural Pioneers Basketball Team (SEABL) 2012-2015
  • Western Border Netball Association  – Physiotherapist 2011-2015
  • Country Championships – U13s, U15s, U17s, Senior teams finals coverage
  • Blue Lake Archery Invitational Tournament 2012-2015
  • Intruders Netball Club Team Physiotherapist 2014
  • Melbourne Tigers NBL Team Presentation Matches Physiotherapist 2013
  • SA Netball U17s State Team Physiotherapist 2013
  • Zodiacs Netball Club Physiotherapist 2011-2013
  • SA U17s Squad Training and Selection Camp Physiotherapist 2012
  • Blue Lake Women'sTennis Classic – Australian Protour Event 2011
  • Arafura Games (Darwin) – Physiotherapist 2011
  • SA Masters Games – Physiotherapist 2011
  • SA Country Junior Softball Championships- Event Physiotherapist 2011
  • Mount Gambier Netball Association – Physiotherapist 2010
  • Pan Pacific Masters Games – Physiotherapist 2010
  • South East Netball Academy – Physiotherapist 2010, 2008
  • Dandenong Rangers Basketball Team – Exhibition Match Physiotherapist 2008
  • SA Country Junior Softball Championships – Event Physiotherapist 2007
  • Concordes Softball Club –Physiotherapist 2006
  • Mount Gambier Athletics Club - Physiotherapist 2006
  • Victorian Women’s Ice Hockey Team – Adelaide Tournament Physiotherapist 2006
  • Blue Lake Swim Club – Physiotherapist 2003-2006
  • SA Country Swimming Championships – Physiotherapist 2002

Teaching Experience:

  •  Work Experience students 2002-Ongoing
  • Volunteer Physiotherapy student work experience/mentoring 2008-ongoing

Professional Interest Areas:

  • Complex musculoskeletal problems
  • Chronic Pain
  • Hand Injuries
  • Netball and basketball 
  • Teaching uni students

Committee / Board Membership:

  • Member APA Spinal Steering Committee  2014 - current
  • Member of the Flinders University Musculoskeletal Reference Group for the Postgraduate Program in Health Science/Master of Physiotherapy 2013-current
  • Member of SA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Association Committee 2011-current
  • Member of National Rural Members’ Council – South Australia Representative 2012 – current

Memberships:

  • Registered with the Australian Physiotherapy Registration Board
  • 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

Awards:

  • Finalist in Health for the Limestone Coast Regional Awards - 2014
  • Nomination Women Who hold up the Sky (Australia Day) Award - 2011
  • Most Inspirational Netballer West Gambier - 2007

Best physio experience:

Undertaking my Masters Degree. It has been the most challenging but also the most rewarding physiotherapy experience to date.

Being an event physiotherapist at the Netball World Cup, Sydney 2015                                       

Personal interests:

  • Spending time with my husband and my dogs
  • Netball 
  • Travel

 


Laura