Therapists

Locations
  • Currently on Maternity Leave

Special Interests

  • Cherie has a passion for treating a variety of upper limb conditions, particularly of the shoulder and elbow.
  • She enjoys working with leading Melbourne Surgeons providing post operative care.

Qualifications

  • 2021 – The Complete Shoulder – Shoulder Physio Education –  Jared Powell
  • 2021 – Subacromial Impingement is Untenable – Shoulder Physio Education –  Jared Powell
  • 2020 – Interactive neurostimulation “Pain management with InterX for acute and Chronic pain” Interx Clinic
  • 2020 – Hand Therapy Summit – Handspark
  • 2019 – Shoulder Injuries In the clinic, latest evidence – Sports Medicine Australia
  • 2019 – Dry Needling to the upper limb – Global Education of Manual Therapists
  • 2018 – Reaching for the future; Innovation and technology in Hand Therapy practice – AHTA conference
  • 2016 – Shoulder Course Level 1 and 2 – Lyn Watson
  • 2016 – The Fundamentals of Hand Therapy – AHTA Course
  • 2016 – Rock Tape – Kinesiology taping course
  • 2017 – Mulligan Concept: Upper Quarter  – Manual Concepts
  • 2011 – Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPhty) The University of Otago, New Zealand

Presentations / Publications

  • Ultrasound of the Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand (with Jennifer Mathias) – Australasian Sonographers Association (ASA) 27/7/2019

Bio

Cherie graduated from the University of Otago in 2011.  Cherie has enjoyed working in both musculoskeletal private practice and the public hospital setting. She gained a passion for treating upper limb injuries whilst working in acute Burns and Plastics and Hand Therapy outpatients at Christchurch Public Hospital. She has previously worked closely with several sports teams as a sports medic providing fieldside assistance and has worked for Melbourne Hand Therapy since moving to Australia in 2016. Cherie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in rehabilitation of the shoulder and elbow to the MHT team. Cherie is trained in dry needling of the upper limb and enjoys guiding patients through their personalised treatment and management plan and educating patients on safe return to function, work and sport.

Memberships

  • Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
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