Alana is a distinguished alumna of the University of Canberra, where she earned her Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Since 2017, she has been a cornerstone of the Gungahlin Physiotherapy and Sportscare Centre, demonstrating unwavering commitment to the field. Over the years, Alana has consistently upheld a reputation for delivering comprehensive rehabilitative care to her patients, meticulously tailoring each treatment regimen to align with their individual objectives and motivations. Her primary focus is on empowering clients to reach their full physical potential post-injury, mitigating the risk of future injuries, and enhancing their overall quality of life.
Alana not only excels in her clinical work but also thrives as an accomplished physio based Pilates instructor. Her commitment to this aspect of her profession is indicative of her dedication to overall patient well-being. As an experienced Pilates instructor, Alana designs and conducts engaging classes every Thursday evening. Her classes are thoughtfully designed to enhance core strength, improve stability, and promote balance. Her teaching methodology is rooted in a deep understanding of the human body's biomechanics and its intricate connection to core strength. This focus on core strength is not merely about physical aesthetics; it is about providing her clients with the foundation necessary for optimal physical performance and injury prevention. Balance is the other cornerstone of Alana's Pilates class. She recognizes that balance is a vital element of overall health and fitness, helping her clients not only to move with grace and agility but also to reduce the risk of falls and injuries, especially as they age. Alana's classes are designed to create a well-rounded program, ensuring that her clients experience a comprehensive approach to fitness and wellness.
Alana's unwavering pursuit of professional excellence is evidenced by her attendance at various advanced courses, notably in the realms of Pilates and specialized treatments for lumbar spine and pelvic region pain. Her clinical acumen is particularly dedicated to the intricate management of lower back injuries, neck discomfort, and headache treatment. Alana consistently deploys Pilates and other rigorous strengthening protocols to alleviate pain and elevate the well-being of her patients.
Outside of her clinical responsibilities, Alana is an avid enthusiast of indoor bouldering and hiking. She is also a fervent advocate of pioneering and introducing challenging exercises to enrich the fitness journeys of her Pilates class attendees. Her dedication extends beyond the clinic, ensuring a well-rounded approach to healthcare and wellness.
Over the years, Alana has done additional training and courses, to stay on top of the latest treatment trends and research to further her skills so that she could best look after her patients.
The courses include:
Thoracic Spine and Neck
Pre & Post
Lumbar Spine & Pelvic