Our Staff

/Our Staff

LISA BIRMINGHAM

Director/ Physiotherapist

BPhty, Pilates Instructor.
WHTA Member & Mum
Lisa has worked as a physiotherapist in the area of women’s health since 2010.
Since completing her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland she has undergone extensive postgraduate training in the areas of pelvic floor rehabilitation (including pessary insertion) for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, pregnancy postnatal exercise, and management of pregnancy-related pelvic pain and pelvic floor pain.
She has also worked in the public health system in the area of women’s health, specifically pelvic floor dysfunction and attends numerous courses every year to stay at the forefront of her field for her patients. At present, she is involved in a project team to review the statewide evidence-based guidelines for Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section (VBAC).
Lisa is passionate about helping women acheive optimal wellness during pregnancy, post birth and beyond with compassion and enthusiasm

Claire Sinnott

Physiotherapist
Claire graduated from La Trobe University Bendigo with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice in 2015.

Claire has always been interested in women’s health physiotherapy and she has pursued this by attending various professional development courses, including ante and postnatal pilates.

Whilst working in private practice she has had experience treating women during and after pregnancy for concerns regarding pelvic girdle pain, pelvic floor health and abdominal separation.

Claire enjoys providing women with high quality information that can change their lives
and is a strong advocate for the women’s health field of physiotherapy.

LIZ LUSH

Physiotherapist
B Phty, NACE Accredited Childbirth Educator, WHTA member, APA Member & Mum
Liz is a mother of four dynamic children and has been a qualified physiotherapist working in the area of women’s health since 1998. She has always had a passion for the dignity women can experience when overcoming challenges in continence or pain. Lizhas also been a qualified Childbirth Educator since 1998, gaining NACE accredition and becoming a Senior Childbirth educator and trainer of physiotherapists since 2001. Working in private practice plus major teaching hospitals in Sydney and Brisbane, Lizhas done numerous courses in the area of continence and pelvic floor care, care for women in the childbearing year, Childbirth Education and sexual health, occupational injury and Sports Physiotherapy.
Liz began tutoring in 2015 at the University of Queensland for physiotherapy students learning exercise prescription and pelvic floor care. She loves the challenges and insight that parenting brings and enjoys teaching Pilates to women of all ages plus pre-schoolers and children.

JESS FORBES

On Maternity Leave

Physiotherapist
BPhty, Pilates Instructor, Level Two Watson Headache Practitioner & Mum, Based At Rosalie.
Jess has loved working in private practice since 2010, treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.
She has completed postgraduate training in pre and postnatal exercise, matwork and reformer Pilates, pelvic floor dysfunction, headaches and managing and treating the lactating breast.
Jess has a passion for providing a holistic approach to women’s health and aims to be a one-stop-shop for all women across their lifespan.

KRISTY PERKINS

Physiotherapist
BPhty, WHTA Member, Based At Rosalie (On Maternity Leave)
Kristy has worked in the area of women’s health physiotherapy for seven years.
Since completing her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Newcastle, NSW she has participated in comprehensive postgraduate training in the areas of pelvic floor rehabilitation for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, pregnancy & postnatal exercise, and management of pregnancy-related pelvic pain and pelvic floor pain. She is currently studying her Masters in Health Service Management.
Kristy has worked extensively in the public health system in the areas of rehabilitation, women’s health and musculoskeletal. She has a particular interest in pelvic floor dysfunction and exercise throughout the lifecycle. At present, Kristy also works for the Allied Health Professions’ Office of Queensland and has played a role in the implementation of the Physiotherapy-led Pelvic Health Clinics establishing across Queensland Public Hospitals.
Kristy is an eager and enthusiastic physiotherapist with a special interest in helping women maintain optimal health throughout their life.

Corrine Torr

Physiotherapist
Corinne graduated from the University of Queensland in 2010 with First Class Honours in Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Corinne has since gained experience in a number of areas of Physiotherapy including cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, chronic pain, burns and women’s health.

Corinne is passionate about holistic management of musculoskeletal pain and combines manual therapy, education and exercise prescription in her treatment approach. She has experience in treating musculoskeletal conditions in a range of settings including private practice, emergency department, multidisciplinary pain centre and hospital outpatient department. Corinne has developed her skills in this area by completing courses in the management of spinal pain, muscle control around the hip and pelvis, and Clinical Pilates.

Additionally, Corinne has worked as a clinical educator for undergraduate Physiotherapy students for their musculoskeletal unit. She has also been involved in the development of education and exercise programs for pain management and antenatal care, so enjoys including an education element in her classes. Corinne loves to dance and has enjoyed combining her Physiotherapy and dance training to develop fun and effective Pilates classes for women in the child bearing years.