Physiotherapist with PINC Pilates Accreditation.
Libby Austin is an experienced musculoskeletal and Olympic Sports Physiotherapist who founded Eastern Sports and Spinal Care. Libby is committed to maintaining the highest level of patient care with cutting edge treatment techniques and innovative exercise approaches to facilitate rapid recovery and optimum lifestyle.
She has a special interest in assisting clients with cancer to stay well throughout their treatment, to minimise side effects and maximise their recovery. Libby sees men and women with all types of cancer both during and after their medical treatment to maintain well being, help manage fatique and regain strength and function. It is never too early or too late to improve your quality of life.
Libby also has a special interest in current neuroscience particularly as it relates to clients with long standing pain conditions. She conducts pain education with individual clients as well as group workshops.
In 2011 she qualified in clinical hypnosis and uses this in conjunction with focused relaxation sessions to assist clients with stress management, pain control, anxiety and sleep problems.
Libby is committed to ongoing education to stay at the forefront of latest treatment approaches.
She has worked extensively with athletes from recreational and club level to Commonwealth Games and Olympic level, including the Australian Olympic and Commonwealth Games Team on three occasions and volunteered to work with overseas teams at the last Commonwealth games in Melbourne. She also has extensive experience working with clients from a diverse range of industries, cultures and lifestyles.
We are located in Norwood, 10 minutes from the Adelaide CBD with free parking and easy access by bus 142 from North Terrace in the city. We have an experienced team of highly qualified sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapists with a broad range of experience and special interests. Our practice has a well equipped Pilates Studio and we offer highly specific Pilates and other exercise classes to assist in development of core stability and optimal function.
We cater for early injury management, rehabilitation following injury or orthopaedic surgery, longstanding pain presentations and general deconditioning due to pain, injury or longstanding illness.