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.


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

Presentations / Publications

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


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.


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