About the Practice

Cathy Conway became the practice owner of Indooroopilly Physiotherapy Centre in 1994. The centre has since built a strong reputation for excellent service and client care, with a strong emphasis on individualised, 'hands-on' treatment, as well as continuing education and professional involvement of all staff. The clinic features modern, air-conditioned, and completely private rooms, as well as a separate area for pilates classes, featuring both reformers and trapeze equipment.

We offer manipulative physiotherapy, massage therapy, pilates, hydrotherapy, and rehabilitation services, and therefore treat a wide variety of conditions. All ages are welcome, from young children to the elderly, as programmes are tailored to the individual. We have a broad range of experience and treat in the following areas:

  • Sporting Injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Overuse and Work Related Injuries (e.g. Tennis Elbow)
  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Hip, Knee, Shoulder and Ankle Conditions
  • Clinical Pilates (Individual and Group Sessions)
  • Dry Needling
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Real Time Ultrasound for Muscle Re-education

Indooroopilly Physiotherapy Centre accepts:

  • Self-Referees
  • Doctor's Referrals
  • Veterans' Affairs
  • Workers Compensation
  • Approved Third Party Compensation Claims

About Our Staff

Our staff are qualified Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists, with a keen interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of the musculoskeletal system, as well as a strong commitment to continuing education within the profession.

Cathy Conway

Cathy Conway Principal Physiotherapist

Cathy has over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, and has owned Indooroopilly Physiotherapy Centre since 1994. She also:

  • Has both undergraduate and Post-graduate Masters degrees in Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland, having completed her Masters in 2004
  • Is committed to Continuing Education within the profession; she is actively involved with research programmes at the University of Queensland and trains students at an Undergraduate level
  • Has completed all levels of Clinical Pilates
  • Utilises Intra-Muscular Stimulation (Dry Needling Technique)
  • Enjoys being active and participates in triathlons and other sporting activities at a amateur level
Sally Lawton

Sally Lawton Physiotherapist

Sally obtained her Bachelor of Physiotherapy from CCHS University of Sydney in 1994, and completed her post-graduate Masters degree at the University of Queensland in 2007. She also:

  • Worked in private practice since 2001 in the Hunter Valley, Canberra and Rockhampton, before moving to Brisbane; prior to this, she worked in various hospitals here in Australia and in the UK
  • Utilises Intra-Muscular Stimulation (Dry Needling Technique)
  • Has a strong commitment to her clients' wellbeing. She enjoys treating and helping clients across all age groups and gains immense satisfaction as they progress with confidence and ability through their phases of rehabilitation
  • Has an interest in helping people with vestibular related symptoms/dizziness
  • Loves discussing films, books, current affairs and participating in outdoor physical activities such as cycling, bushwalking and tennis
Lara Hill

Lara Hill Physiotherapist

Lara graduated from the University of Queensland with Honours in 2006, and has worked in musculoskeletal physiotherapy since then. She also:

  • Worked in private practice in Brisbane for three years before travelling to London for 12 months, where she worked in both the public and private sectors
  • Has a keen interest in Sports, working for 12 months in a Sports practice in Brisbane
  • Enjoys being active, currently running and playing Touch football socially for fitness
  • Has a particular interest in hip and knee injuries but enjoys all elements of musculoskeletal physiotherapy
  • Has completed Clinical Pilates training as well as Studio Pilates courses
Rodney Wenceslao

Rodney Wenceslao Physiotherapist

Rodney is an APA Physiotherapist who has a special interest in treating Musculoskeletal and Sports related injuries. His treatment approach combines the use of manual therapy, strength conditioning, clinical Pilates, and sports coaching.

Rodney has sports rehabilitation experience in the following disciplines: Australian Rules, Rugby, Swimming, Hockey, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Dance Sport, Cricket, Golf, Tennis, Squash, Basketball, Volleyball, Football, Weightlifting, Crossfit, Brazilian Jujitsu, Ultra-marathon and Ironman

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (Emilio Aguinaldo College - Manila)
  • Diploma of Sport (Swinburne University - Melbourne)
  • Master of Education (Monash University - Melbourne)
  • Clinical Pilates Level 4 (Dance Medicine Australia- Melbourne)

Memberships:

  • Australian Physiotherapy Association (Special interests in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (International Member)