Christine is the Principal at Kids First Physiotherapy and provides Early Intervention Physiotherapy in Brisbane. She has a Masters in Paediatric Physiotherapy and is Bobath / NDT trained. She has also completed the Paediatric Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency Based Course 2016 in the US under Dr Rose Marie Rine, Dr Sylvette Wiener-Vacher and Dr Jennifer Christy, and in 2017 completed an Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation course in Sydney. She has been a practising physiotherapist for 24 years with over 20 years of experience working with children. She was a senior clinician at the Royal Children’s Hospital (Brisbane) where she worked for 14 years. She also worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital (Melbourne) for 3 years, and a further 3 years in community paediatrics (United Kingdom NHS, Education Queensland Special Education Units, Autism Queensland and Private Practice).
Christine has completed numerous post- graduate courses and workshops, including Advanced Bobath / Neurodevelopmental Therapy courses, Vestibular Rehabilitation courses, Feldenkrais training, NSW Government Lifetime Care and Support Authority courses in Case Management, Care Needs Review, CANS and PCANS. Christine is trained in assessments such as the WeeFIM, PCANS 2, CANS, HiMAT, OGS and the GMFM. Christine recently completed the HINE workshop to be competent in the Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination. Christine has also attended numerous courses on the NDIS in preparation for its roll out in Brisbane.
Christine is dedicated to providing a quality service that is evidence based and effective in helping children realize their potential. Your child’s needs and your family will come first in all aspects of therapy.