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Leisa Stringer

APA Sports & Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

M. Musc & Sports Physiotherapy; B. Physiotherapy; Level 1 & 2 Sports Physiotherapy Certificate;
Neuromuscular Dry Needling (Beginner & Advanced); Clinical Pilates (DMA Level 1 & 2)

WSC Since: 2009

Leisa is passionate about helping her clients achieve their rehabilitation and performance goals. She consults a wide range of athletes from the recreational or amateur to the elite. Using a holistic approach to assessment and identifying your goals, Leisa will guide you through an action plan to achieve your rehab and performance targets. Leisa is experienced in a wide range of treatment approaches including manual therapy, Clinical Pilates, Dry Needling, Muscle Energy Techniques, massage/myofascial release and exercise prescription for both home and in the gym.

Outside of her work in the clinic, Leisa has worked with teams including state cricket and netball, SANFL football and Pro Tour Tennis tournaments. She has a special interest in treating injuries associated with these sports including lumbar stress injuries, overload/tendon injuries of the lower limb (achilles/patella), foot, ankle and knee rehabilitation. Leisa is further interested in injury prevention for the hip, knee and ankle and especially in the developing athlete.

Involvement with Teams and Associations

Current:
  • Matrics Netball Club – Team Physio (2010 – current)
  • Tennis Australia Tournaments – Physio Contractor
  • Netball SA – AMND Competition – Acute Injury Consultant Physiotherapist
  • Netball SA U19 State Team (National Championships) – Team Physio (2015 – 2016)
  • SA Sports Medicine Association – Member
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association – Sports Titled Member & Musculoskeletal Titled Member
Previous:
  • SACA Under 19 Boy’s State Cricket Team – Team Physio (2010 – 2016)
  • SACA U17 Boy’s State Cricket Team – Team Physio (2015 – 2016)
  • Southern Force (Australian Netball Team) – Team Physio (2015)
  • SA Scorpions (State Women’s Cricket Team) – Team Physio (2011 – 2015)
  • West Adelaide Football Club – Physiotherapist (2009-2012)

Greatest Sporting Moment:

  • Jason McCartney’s Rehab and return to football
  • Anytime Australia plays New Zealand in Netball