Jennifer Callaghan- Sports & Musculoskeletal Physio
Australian Physiotherapy Association titled Musculoskeletal and titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist
Master of Physiotherapy – Musculoskeletal (University of Queensland)
Master of Physiotherapy - Sports (University of Queensland)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (with Honours) (University of Queensland)
Jennifer consults from the Blackburn clinic.
Jennifer is a physiotherapist with post-graduate masters’ qualifications in both musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy.
Jennifer returns to Melbourne Sports Physiotherapy in Blackburn in 2021, after a break to have 2 children. She has practiced physiotherapy across many sectors of the health industry.
Jennifer has worked in multiple private practices with a focus on musculoskeletal, sports, upper limb and hand physiotherapy.
Jennifer’s sports experience includes the assessment and management of elite athletes in sporting programs with Tennis Australia, Surfing Australia, US Open (Tennis) as well as
community and semi-professional AFL, rugby league and soccer players.
In addition, Jennifer has managed performing artists including Queensland Symphony Orchestra and New York City Broadway Musicals. She has served on the Board of the Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare.
Public Service / Hospitals
Jennifer has also maintained employment in public health departments across Queensland and Victoria. She has worked in Emergency Departments, Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Physiotherapy Screening Clinics, Outpatients, Geriatric and Neurological Rehabilitation.
As well as clinical work with patients, Jennifer is also an active and recognised teacher of physiotherapy skills within the physiotherapy profession.
Jennifer is a current presenter of spinal physiotherapy courses for the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
Jennifer has taught and performed clinical supervision for undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy students for La Trobe University and the University of Queensland.
Jennifer is an experienced private tutor and mentor for undergraduate students, postgraduate physiotherapists and overseas trained physiotherapists seeking registration in Australia. For more information, visit www.callaghanphysiotherapy.com
Jennifer has a special interest in the management of neck, shoulder and upper limb disorders.
Her goal is to find the source and all contributing factors to your presentation – not just the symptoms. She is motivated by helping you achieve your desired outcomes – whether it's improving athletic performance, relieving your pain, or rehabilitating chronic conditions.
Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys tennis, surfing, sewing and gardening.