Emily Cowling

Physiotherapist

APA Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Qualifications:

  • Master of Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence and Women’s Health)
    • University of Melbourne
  • Professional Certificate in Conservative Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    • University of South Australia
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
    • University of Queensland

 

Emily has been practising physiotherapy for nearly 15 years in both public and private sectors in Queensland and Scotland. Emily has experience in managing complex pelvic floor presentations. Her comprehensive integrated clinical and personal approach ensures a holistic approach to treatment of her patients to achieve successful outcomes. She strives to empower her patients to feel confident and fulfilled in their everyday lives. She improves patients’ wellbeing through comprehensive assessments, education and rehabilitation specifically tailored to her patients’ needs and goals by treating them individually, respectfully and with empathy.

Special interests include:

  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation for women, men and children
  • Bladder dysfunction including incontinence, urgency, frequency and pain
  • Bowel dysfunction including incontinence, constipation or defecation disorders
  • Pelvic organ prolapse management including the use of pessaries
  • Antenatal presentations including pregnancy related pain, birth preparation and exercise prescription
  • Postnatal rehabilitation including return to function and exercise
  • Persistent pelvic pain and sexual dysfunction
  • Pre and post surgical management for gynaecological and prostate surgery

 

Emily’s dedication to the physiotherapy profession and her community is evidenced by her ongoing commitment to professional development and involving herself in community education. She enjoys triathlons for exercise, plays violin in the Toowoomba Concert Orchestra and loves spending time with her young family.

 

 Professional Memberships:

  • Australian Physiotherapy Association
    • Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy member
  • Australian College of Physiotherapists
  • Continence Foundation of Australia
  • International Continence Society
  • International Urogynecological Association

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