Our Staff

LISA BIRMINGHAM

Director/ Physiotherapist
BPhty, Pilates Instructor, Yoga 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.
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.

EDWINA POWE

Physiotherapist
Edwina graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy(Honours) in 2015.
Commencing her women’s health training in the public health system, Edwina has gained
experience treating women with a broad range of pelvic health conditions including
inpatient care on the maternity and gynaecology wards, and outpatient care of bladder and
bowel dysfunction, pelvic pain, prolapse management including pessary fitting, pregnancy and postnatal conditions.

Edwina can help you navigate the changes that happen to your body during
pregnancy, postnatally and beyond. She LOVES empowering women to lead active lives and achieve their wellbeing goals.

MAGGIE HOLLOWS

Physiotherapist
Maggie (graduated 2010), WHTA member, Pilates & Group Fitness
Instructor. Mum

Maggie has spent the majority of her career in the hospital setting working with Women’s Health patients in both the in and out-patient settings.

Having completed courses in pelvic organ prolapse and pessary fitting, stress urinary incontinence, pelvic floor pain, bowel function and overactive bladder, Maggie has the knowledge to help women with a wide range of issues they may face.

Maggie is also extremely passionate about exercise and the physical & mental benefits it provides and loves guiding women with returning to or beginning exercising at any level.
Runner: Marathon PB 3hr1min, ½ Marathon PB 1hr22min.