Village Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Shellharbour

Bridget Shirlow

Bridget Shirlow is an enthusiastic new team member who graduated with her Masters of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Applied Science from La Trobe University Melbourne in 2020. She is also a qualified mat-work Pilates instructor. Bridgets has a keen interest in using exercise to empower clients to take control of their health and manage their condition(s). 

Bridget has played competitively in a variety of sports including netball, touch football, softball and long-distance running. Whilst her sporting experiences have incited a keen interest in treating sporting injuries, Bridget also has a particular interest in treating headaches and neck pain. She enjoys using manual therapy techniques to alleviate symptoms alongside helping clients to identify the underlying biomechanical and postural issues associated with their pain. She is passionate about addressing these contributing issues and loves providing clients with the tools and knowledge to better understand their condition and what they can do to help themselves improve.

Outside of Physiotherapy, Bridget is often found enjoying a cup of tea on the couch, enjoying the beach or exploring the local bushwalking trails.

Bridget Shirlow

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