Laura Baquie is a Physiotherapist at Olympic Park Sports Medicine Center’s AAMI Park Campus.
Laura graduated from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia:
- in 2004 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy;
- in 2009 with a Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy; and
- in 2010 with a Masters of Sports Physiotherapy.
Laura worked for two years in the public hospital sector before transitioning to private practice.
Laura has worked for three years as the Head Physiotherapist for the Victorian Institute of Sport, Track and Field Team, in addition to traveling overseas as Team Physiotherapist for the Australian Track and Field Team.
Laura has experience in treating both elite and recreational sporting athletes, including athletics, VFL football, hockey, and swimming.
Laura’s clinical interests are in the management of groin and hip injuries, tendon pathology and exercise rehabilitation, back and neck pain, shoulder pathology, post-operative rehabilitation, dry needling and injury prevention.
Laura completed Clinical Pilates training with Dance Medicine Australia and has utilized this rehabilitation specialty within her practice for the past nine years.
Laura is passionate about helping patients of all ages through the acute phase of injury and assisting them to execute a rehabilitation plan designed to optimize recovery.
Career Highlights / Affiliations / Associations
Physiotherapist – Victorian Institute of Sport, Track and Field Team, 2009-2014
Physiotherapist – Australian Athletics Team, 2010-2013
Physiotherapist – Box Hill Hawkes VFL, 2006-2009
Physiotherapist – Hawthorn AFL Physiotherapist Relief Role, 2009
Physiotherapist – Australian Women’s Handball Team, World Cup, 2007
Physiotherapist – Victorian Women’s Cricket Team, 2006