Sarah Hammond

Physiotherapist

Sarah joined the Activate team in 2014, bringing with her a range of experience from sporting teams to elderly populations. Sarah previously worked in geriatric rehabilitation at Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital, as well as working as the physio for the UWA-Nedlands Soccer Club’s state league team and UWA Little Athletics Club. Sarah has a keen interest in rowing injury management (including lower back pain, rib pain, hip, knee and shoulder injuries), having competed for several years at a national level as a light weight sculler. She is now working closely with the UWA & West Australian Rowing Clubs developing a Pilates based injury prevention and strengthening program for the athletes. Sarah is a qualified Pilates practitioner and utilises these skills to optimise results for her patient’s specific exercise based rehabilitation programs and treatment methods. Other areas of personal interest include swimming, cycling and running. Sarah has competed in the Busselton Ironman, as well as several half Ironman events. With an excellent understanding of training load management and common injuries associated with all three disciplines, Sarah has personal experience with tendinopathy and tendon rehab.

Her areas of special clinical interest include:

  • Tendon rehab: achillies, knee, running tendonopathy rehab
  • Headaches: relief caused by neck tension
  • Dry Needling
  • Pre and Post Op Screening
  • Joint replacement rehab
  • Rowing: hip and rib injuries, screenings

 

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