B Physio (Advanced Research Honours)
Grad Cert Pelvic Health (University of Melbourne) Professional Certificate in Pain Science and Education (University of South Australia)
Karina is an experienced pelvic health physiotherapist with a passion for treating complex conditions. Karina, who has further enhanced her skills through postgraduate studies at the University of Melbourne, can help you with a range of concerns including complex pelvic pain and/or pain with sex, pregnancy/postnatal concerns, bladder and bowel dysfunction including incontinence and urgency, pelvic organ prolapse, abdominal wall rehabilitation and mastitis.
Karina’s main passion area is treating persisting pain and having also completed further study in pain science, Karina takes a holistic approach to treatment with the aim of helping you get back to doing what you love. Karina has completed Pilates training (APPI) and thoroughly enjoys helping to restore function through movement. In addition to clinical work, Karina currently sits on the Continence Foundation of Australia Physiotherapy Special Interest Group Committee and is an alumni of the Pain Revolution Local Pain Collective Facilitator Group.
Outside of work, Karina is a regular Pilates goer herself and loves to sample new food places in the area. If you have any recommendations, she is all ears! Karina currently consults on Mondays at Ashburton Physiotherapy & Pilates and is looking forward to helping you achieve your pelvic floor and or/pain rehab goals.