Lynette Pickersgill  BPhty; MPhtySt (Musculoskeletal)

Lynette is a  Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with 28 years experience in sport and musculoskeletal physiotherapy with special interest in Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction, spinal and shoulder conditions and pelvic and hip pain and tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome. Lynette has worked as a lecturer, clinical educator and examiner at the University of Queensland providing clinical guidance and instruction to Physiotherapists undertaking their Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and with students studying their undergraduate degree. She has worked at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Mackay base Hospital and Toowoomba Hospital leading multidisciplinary allied health teams managing patients with complex and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. She has been a member of the spinal pain research group at the University of Queensland assisting in the research of whiplash associated disorders. She was the principle of Cooroy Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy for 9 years, before selling the business in 2006. The last few years Lynette has been refining her sports therapy skills working with the Australian Defence Force. Further occupational health post graduate studies has led her into an interest in work related injuries and rehabilitation.