Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
Maternal Health Physiotherapist
Interest in sports injury prevention and management, especially in the recreational athlete
Bronze Provider, Rowing Australia
Tory has particular interests in women’s health physiotherapy – pelvic floor rehabilitation, management of pelvic pain and incontinence, management of pregnancy related pain, and pregnancy and post natal concerns. She has decades of experience in manual therapies and sports physiotherapy since her time as an athlete at the SA Sports Institute and the Australian Institute of Sport in the early 1990’s. Tory has worked with runners, rowers, basketballers, netballers and cyclists as well as many recreational athletes. She is also passionate about the role of posture in both prevention and management of neck, shoulder and back dysfunction. Tory utilises manual therapies, acupuncture, exercise and other modalities as required to achieve the treatment goals as determined with her patient.
Tory is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Women’s Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Australia (SA Chair and National Committee representative 2015 – 2018), Continence Foundation of Australia, the International Urogynecological Association, the Urogynaecological Society of Australia, Sports Physiotherapy Australia, and Sports Medicine Australia (past Branch council member). She has extensive post graduate qualifications in Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapy including the award of ‘Titled member’ from the Australian Physiotherapy Association and a Professional Certificate in Prolapse management and use of Pessaries from the UniSA, in Sports Physiotherapy, in acupuncture and dry needling, adolescent growth and health and in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. She lectures regularly for Sports Medicine Australia and the Continence Foundation of Australia (Pelvic Floor First), as well as for the SA branch of the Women’s Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy group of the APA. Please contact her at the clinic if you would like her to speak to your group.
Tory provided physio services to the SA Sports Institute Baseball Program 2001 – 2011, and SASI netball 2004 -5. She was a member of the Australian rowing team 1991 – 1996, including the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 and was World Champion in 1992. She was a board member of the South Australian Road Runners Club, Sports Medicine Australia, the Australian Red Cross Donor Advisory Committee, and is Treasurer for the Olympians Club of SA. She has coached the Queens Cup SA state rowing crew to the National Championships. She is also most of the way through a fundraising project for the Jodi Lee Foundation where she is completing a marathon on each of the seven continents – just South America to go in 2019! Tory competes regularly in local and international running events from 5km to ultra marathons, road and trail, and expects to finish mid field in most of them!