Jane Rooney, FACP
Specialist Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist – sub speciality knee (2009), Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists, Associate Clinical Professor Swinburne University, Churchill Fellow 2016, Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (1997).
Jane is a guest lecturer and clinical supervisor at the La Trobe University and Uni SA post graduate Sports Masters Physiotherapy Program’s. Jane is an Associate Clinical Professor at Swinburne University Physiotherapy program and an Hononory Clinical Lecturer at Melbourne University. She is also actively involved in sports titling and specialisation mentoring and examining for the Australian College of Physiotherapists.
Jane is the director of Physio Educators, a company providing specialist level post graduate Physiotherapy education. Jane has also written and presented The Acute Sporting Course around Australia for the past 7 years.
Jane has extensive experience in the Sports Medicine field both in Europe and Australia and has worked as a clinician for the past 30 years. Jane has worked with international, national and state level athletes in tennis, netball, skiing, cycling, gymnastics and athletics. Jane is a Clinical Director at Lifecare Prahran Sports Medicine Centre and Prahran Market Physiotherapy. Jane has developed The Melbourne Knee Clinic which delivers contemporary evidence based physiotherapy services for knee dysfunction within Lifecare Prahan Market Physiotherapy, Melbourne. These services include individual Specialist physiotherapy consults, strength and return to sport testing post knee injury, knee injury prevention programs & the GLA:D group exercise program for knee osteoarthritis.
Her professional interests include ACL and other knee injury management, patellofemoral pain and instability, knee osteoarthritis management, athlete screening and injury prevention programs.