Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Phty, M.Phty (Musculoskeletal), FACP, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2015)

Dr Nicola Hutchinson is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist*. Nicola has undergone further extensive training in musculoskeletal disorders. As a result, Nicola has the skills to assess and manage complex musculoskeletal and spinal conditions. These include low back pain, neck pain, headaches, dizziness, whiplash and jaw pain.

*A Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist has undertaken a rigorous 2-year training programme culminating in an examination by her peers to achieve the title of Specialist Physiotherapist, in addition to her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Physiotherapy completed at the University of Queensland in 1992 and 2009. Nicola has also worked as a clinical educator at the University of Queensland.

Nicola believes in listening to her patients in order to specifically address each patient’s individual problem and concerns. Nicola uses a combination of hands on treatment and exercise prescription designed specifically for each person’s problem to improve patient outcomes. A particular interest of Nicola’s is the thoracic spine, headaches, and dizziness.

In her spare time Nicola competes at an elite level in triathlon and enjoys skiing.

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