Julie Atkin

SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Julie AtkinsJulie graduated from the University of Queensland in 2008 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Since graduating, Julie has undertaken additional training in Assessment and Treatment of Pelvic Floor Disorders, Clinical Pilates (DMA Level 4), Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling, and Sports Physiotherapy.

Julie has been working in private practice since graduation and has experience working with all populations including children, the elderly and semi-elite athletes. In 2012 Julie had the opportunity to work as a part-time locum in the Women’s Health physiotherapy team at Logan Hospital, which fueled her existing special interest in Women’s Health. She currently treats pelvic floor and continence disorders (urgency, stress and urge urinary incontinence), prolapse, physical problems relating to pregnancy and postnatally, and exercise in the child-bearing year – which are perfectly supplemented by her Pilates experience.

Julie has a wealth of experience in sports physiotherapy, having worked with the Morningside Australian Football Club for 5 years looking after the senior, reserves and under 18′s teams, and has been providing physiotherapy services to the Labrador Australian Football Club at senior and reserves level since 2012. She was the team physiotherapist for the Queensland senior AFL team in 2014, and for the Qld/NT under 21′s AFL team in 2012 and 2013. In 2010 she was physiotherapist to the Queensland Women’s Hockey under 18′s and 21′s teams and assisted with the Queensland Scorchers (senior women’s) Hockey team.

Outside work, her interests include beach volleyball, pilates, flying trapeze and dancing. She has also participated in squash, touch football, indoor cricket, wake-boarding and water-skiing in the past.