Certified Lymphoedema Therapist, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist & Pilates Practitioner
B. APP. SCI: PHYSIOTHERAPY
Provider Number: 2121026T
Simone is the resident Lymphoedema and Cancer Physiotherapist at Women in Focus and is incredibly passionate about restoring women’s confidence and improving quality of life during and after cancer treatment. She has been a Physiotherapist for over 25 years with extensive experience in musculoskeletal, sports and spinal injuries in both the Public and Private health.
Simone is a Certified Lymphoedema Therapist through the Macquarie University Certification program and now focuses her professional skill on Cancer Care and Rehabilitation. Her practice includes the early monitoring and early intervention for Lymphoedema after treatment of Breast, genitourinary or gynaecological cancers or melanoma, and treating the musculoskeletal issues often associated with cancer treatments. She has done additional training in exercise prescription in the presence of Lymphoedema and is passionate about providing appropriate strength training and exercise throughout the Cancer journey that is evidenced based
Simone has been responsible for developing the Women’s Health Services at the Prince of Wales Private Hospital and educating staff regarding Best Practice in Women’s Health and Lymphoedema management.
Since having her own family Simone has become increasingly passionate about Women’s health throughout their life journey and enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, keeping fit and swimming in the ocean.
Relevant Post Graduate Training:
The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Part A, B, C and D)
The McKenzie International Credentialing Exam
Clinical Pilates Training – Dance Medicine Australia (DMA)
Women's Health Training Associates: Introductory Women's Health and Pelvic Floor
Women's Health Training Associates: The Early Post Natal Women
Women's Health Training Associates: Pelvic Floor Relationship to Exercise, Sport and Musculoskeletal Dysfunction
Macquarie University ALERT NSW Australia Lymphoedema Course (Level One)
Macquarie University ALERT NSW Australia Understanding Lymphatic Anatomy featuring ICG and Lymphosomes