APA titled sports & musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
B.Sp.Ex.Sc., M.Physio., M.Physio (Sports & Musculoskeletal) APAM
Special Interest Areas
- Acute & chronic neck pain
- Acute Sports injuries
- Shoulder and elbow pain
- Knee conditions
- Orthopaedic Prehabilitation & Rehabilitation
- Upper & Lower Limb Tendon pain
- Athlete screening and program design
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise & Sports) 2010
- Master of Physiotherapy 2012
- Master of Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapy 2016
- Dynamic Taping course 2012
- Dry Needling course 2012
- Running Mechanics & Hamstring Rehabilitation course 2013
- The Sporting Elbow, Wrist & Hand 2013
- Bone health in Sport 2014
- Running Injuries course 2014
- Load Management in Elite Athletes 2016
Stephen Andreazza joined the Clinical Physiotherapy, St Ives team in February 2017.
Stephen completed his Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney in 2012, following a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise & Sports Science. In the pursuit of advancing his clinical knowledge and skills to better treat his patients, he undertook a Masters of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, which he completed in 2016. Stephen was awarded a certificate of Academic Excellence upon graduation.
Stephen has over 6 years’ experience in the private practice setting as well as a sporting background in Athletics, as a national level 100m and 200m sprinter. This has seen him develop a keen interest in treating a wide variety of both sporting and musculoskeletal conditions.
In his spare time, Stephen keeps fit with strength training in the gym and working on his building his garden at home. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Georgia as well as his cute little cat!
What is a titled sports & musculoskeletal physiotherapist?
APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association) Titled Sports & Musculoskeletal physiotherapists are highly qualified physiotherapists with advanced knowledge and skills in the areas of musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy practice.
They undergo a thorough selection process to ensure they achieve and maintain exceptional standards of clinical practice, and have a comprehensive understanding of anatomy, biomechanics, assessment and treatments for a variety of musculoskeletal and sporting conditions.
This qualification is considered a mark of distinction amongst the physiotherapy profession.