Rosemary Gaddes is a very experienced physiotherapist. She graduated from the University of Queensland in Physiotherapy, and later obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in psychology.
After studying physiotherapy, she developed a special interest in neck and back pain, and sports injuries, both acute and chronic. She had many years of experience in these areas when she sudied ergonomics and injuries and their rehabilitation at the workplace, worksite assessments, and functional capacity assessments. Her Certificate 4 in Design Services followed, and she was instrumental in the Interior design and refurbishment of whole workplaces.
She was also able to assist workers with Suitable Duties Programs while injured - a system of early intervention and treatment, which involved communication with Insurance and Employer groups, as well as workplace health Officers. She also acted as a Rehabilitation and Return to Work Officer for a time.
She has extensive experience in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders both acute and chronic, also painful necks and backs
A runner herself, she has special interest in sports, in particular cycling, swimming and running, performing arts rehab, martial arts, surfing, and sailing
She holds a Level 4 Certificate in Clinical Pilates and offers one-on-one programs for:
To stay in touch with her right brain, she has a Certificate Four in Design Services and has assisted people to design offices and floor plans, using ergonomic furniture, with the added plus of the decorative aspect.