Simone Phillips

APA Physiotherapist

Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy (current)
Master of Physiotherapy
B. Exercise and Sport Science (Physiology)

Simone is currently completing her Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy at LaTrobe University. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Master of Physiotherapy after completing a degree in Exercise and Sport Science at Deakin University.

Simone has a vast background in strength and conditioning and tennis coaching. This combined with her prior degree has given her a solid foundation in exercise programming and prescription. Simone believes that exercise is vital in injury recovery and future prevention, making it a cornerstone of her treatment. She combines this with manual therapy and education to encourage patients to achieve their long-term goals and create self-sufficiency.

Further training:
Trigger Point Dry Needling
Clinical Pilates

Simone enjoys working with individuals of all ages. She also has had vast experience working with children and adolescences and enjoys teaching both the parent and child strategies to combat future demands of the desired sport/activity. She has had vast experience working with sporting teams working as the team physio for the ‘Dodgeball Federation Australia’ for the Australian Dodgeball Team between 2017-2020; as well as working with Hawthorn Amateurs Football Club. This work increased her interest in overuse injuries and in implementing injury prevention programs to ensure athlete longevity.

Special interests:
– Sporting related injuries
– Shoulders/Ankles
– Clinical Pilates & Clinical Strength