Andrew lay - APA Sports & Exercise physiotherapist
Master of Physiotherapy (Sports & Exercise) (La Trobe University)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University of Melbourne)
Member Australian Physiotherapy Association
Member Sports Physiotherapy Australia
Andrew is available at the Blackburn physiotherapy clinic rooms on Tuesday, Wednesdays , Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Andrew graduated from Melbourne University in 2011 and completed his Master of Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy in 2019. He achieved gained the prestigious title of 'APA Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist'in early 2020.
Andrew’s main interests are in fixing your shoulder pain and lower limb injury prevention and management, specifically hip and knee joint problems, tendon rehabilitation, surgery prevention and return to activity and sport following surgery.
Andrew focuses on your main problems, and uses his expertise to allow you to achieve your goals and get you out of pain as fast as possible.
In the sporting arena, Andrew’s personal focus has been on basketball, having spent 3 seasons as Physiotherapist for the Nunawading Spectres men and women (NBL1) teams and with Melbourne United (NBL) as part of his Masters training.
Andrew's special interests include:
Shoulder Pain, Rotator Cuff tears, Frozen Shoulder and Burisits
Low Back Pain
Hip Pain & Injury, Post Arthroscope Rehab, FAI syndrome
ACL Rehabilitation and preventative exercise
Groin Pain & Injury
Basketball and court based sports
Ankle Pain and injury
Andrew's Sports Physiotherapy Positions:
Physiotherapist, Nunawading Spectres (NBL1)
Physiotherapist, Melbourne University Rugby Football Club
Physiotherapist, Various amateur football teams: Southern Dragons, Old Trinity, Old Xaverians
Guest Speaker, Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine Conference
Regardless of the injury, sport or activity, Andrew has gained valuable experience for the management of all sports and musculoskeletal injuries. Andrew incorporates a mixture of exercise retraining, sports-specific rehabilitation, manual therapy and dry needling into his management, with the aim of safe and swift return to sport and working activities.
Book an Initial Appointmentwith Andrew Lay below. (Current clients can book HERE)