APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist
Felicity Lebbon (nee Bitter) graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with First Class Honours in 2009. She went on to complete her Masters of Sports Physiotherapy in 2018 at La Trobe University and is an APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist.
Felicity has recently returned to Adelaide after working in Melbourne for eight years. During this time, Felicity worked at a leading multidisciplinary clinic as well as working in elite sport. She was team physiotherapist for the Melbourne Vixens netball team for six years and worked for several years as the physiotherapist for the Netball Australia U21 team. Felicity has held appointments with Athletics Australia and provided physiotherapy treatment to athletes at national and international events including Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Youth Games and World University Games. While Felicity has a particular interest in netball, athletics, football and swimming, she enjoys working across all sports.
Felicity has a passion for helping people of all ages and abilities to overcome their injuries and achieve their goals. She has worked across a breadth of physiotherapy clinical areas, including public and private hospital sectors gaining experience in orthopaedics, paediatrics and general medical rehabilitation. Felicity is also an assessor on the LaTrobe Masters of Sports Physiotherapy Program.
Felicity believes in treating all patients as individuals and utilises a range of techniques including hands on therapy and exercise rehabilitation, with a strong focus on prevention and understanding the cause of the injury. She has completed the DMA Clinical Pilates training and implements these principles throughout her practice. Felicity has completed further training in dry needling and in the treatment of vertigo. She has a particular interest in the treatment of neck and back pain, knee, ankle and shoulder pain, along with post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation.
Felicity is currently working at our Norwood clinic.