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Maureen
Maureen
Maureen Bailey, the Practice principal, graduated from The West Australian Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) in 1974.

She has worked both overseas and interstate and has special interests in sports, women’s health, musculoskeletal dysfunctions, orthopaedic rehabilitation and occupational health.

Maureen has been an Australian Physiotherapy Association member since graduation and served on the ACT Branch Council for a total of nine years. She has also been a member of the Registration Board. Maureen is currently a member of the Ergonomics Society of Australia, Continence Foundation of Australia and Sports Medicine Association.

Maureen has completed her Graduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Continence and Women's Health) through Curtin University early in 2015.

The practice is constantly evolving with all staff contributing through on-going professional development.

Maureen has traveled as team physiotherapist with hockey teams.

When not working Maureen enjoys walking her dog, bushwalking and, camping with friends; reading, gardening and listening to music.

Caroline
Caroline
Caroline McCabe joined the practice in March 2009. She completed her physiotherapy degree in Melbourne in 1988 and Caroline subsequently gained a postgraduate degree in Orthopaedics in Adelaide. She has been an Australian Physiotherapy Association member since graduation. Caroline has extensive experience in sports therapy, musculoskeletal and ante and post natal areas in both the public and private sectors, including 10 years as the maternity physiotherapist at Calvary John James Hospital.

Along with her orthopaedic musculoskeletal expertise and an interest in adolescent sporting injuries Caroline's special interests are in the areas of antenatal and postnatal education, pelvic dysfunction and abdominal separation issues. Caroline enjoys being able to offer continuity to manage any musculoskeletal problems from the antenatal period through to postnatal checks and assistance with appropriate return to previous exercise regimes. Caroline is currently working three sessions a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

When not at work Caroline is busy with her family including her two high school children and enjoys Pilates, yoga, tennis and keeping fit.

Joanne
Joanne
Joanne Collins started with us in May 2009. Joanne has a degree in Human Movement (Sports Science) and subsequently completed her Physiotherapy degree graduating from Curtin University (W.A.) in 2005.

She has both hospital and private practice experience in both W.A. and Tasmania including some sports coverage.

Joanne’s interest lies in acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, the sportspersons injuries and she enjoys working with the geriatric population. She is passionate about holistic and preventative treatment strategies and encourages the role of exercise in recovery.

Joanne's current specific interest and speciality lies in the shoulder (ie. post-surgical rehabilitation), antenatal/postnatal treatment and education, and tendonopathy exercise regimes.

When not working Joanne is very active including rock climbing, bike riding and bush walking.

(Joanne is currently on maternity leave)

Liz Abbott
Liz Abbott
Liz Abbott has returned to working at Maureen Bailey’s and Associates after 16 years running her own Business in Woden. She graduated in 1981 then worked in rural WA for 9 years prior to moving to Canberra. Liz also spent 2 years living and working in the UK in the late 1990’s. She is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Sports Medicine Australia and more recently the ACT Orthopaedic Networking Group.

Here in ACT Liz works mostly with orthopaedic and musculoskeletal injuries. She works with post-surgical rehabilitation particularly shoulders and hips. She has worked alongside a shoulder surgeon over a number of years. She also enjoys helping people with tendinopathy, tendonitis and tendinosus and has worked alongside a surgeon dealing with gluteal tendinopathy (hip bursitis) and tendon repairs.

Liz also has some sports physiotherapy experience and enjoys treating dance, gym, calisthenics and ballet related injuries and works with runners and orienteers.

Liz and her husband Bruce are involved in and compete in Orienteering and Rogaining here in ACT. She has raised two young adults Scott and Katie along the way.

Susan Rodda

Susan Rodda
Susan Rodda

Sue graduated with a B. App Sci (Physio) from the Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences in Melbourne in 1976, and worked in Melbourne and Darwin before moving to Canberra in 1984. She has extensive experience having worked in rehabilitation, public and private hospitals and community health, as well as in a number of private practices.

She has recently returned from a four year stint living and working in Abu Dhabi, where she became fluent in Arabic. Sue’s particular professional interests are in women’s health and the management of low back pain. She is passionate about empowering patients to self manage their injuries and prevent re-injury as much as possible.

Esther
Esther
Esther Lynch

Esther Lynch obtained her physiotherapy degree in 2002, graduating from The University of Sydney. She has enjoyed working in several public and private hospitals around Australia, and gained further experience while working overseas in Ireland and Canada.

Esther has many years of experience in the rehabilitation setting, assisting patients following joint and spinal surgery, multi trauma, or those with neurological conditions.
She combines manual therapy with exercise rehabilitation to help people towards full recovery and ongoing self-management.
Esther incorporates her Pilates training when developing exercise programs for a range of conditions. This is particularly effective for addressing lumbo-pelvic stability in pregnant mums, and those with back injuries or chronic low back pain.

When she is not working, Esther is busy enjoying life with her husband and 3 young daughters. They love travelling, camping, and being active outdoors.

Office Staff

Katrina Stacey
Katrina Stacey
Katrina Stacey

Katrina works with us two days a week. She has a dental background and is enjoying the change that physiotherapy brings.
When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband at their property in rural NSW.

Kathy Vivian

Kathy started with us in Feb 2014 and is working Monday to Wednesday as our practice manager.