University of Queensland Physiotherapy Clinics
The University of Queensland’s Physiotherapy Clinics provide a wide range of physiotherapy and rehabilitation healthcare services to the community. The clinics identify how to enhance patients’ activity and participation so that they can get the most out of life. The UQ clinics provide specialty physiotherapy for children and adolescents; musculoskeletal and sporting injuries; and mobility, balance, vestibular and neurological issues. Referrals are not required to attend the clinics.
Services at UQ Physiotherapy Clinics
Developmental Paediatric Clinic
The Developmental Paediatric Clinic specializes in the management of neurodevelopmental, musculoskeletal and sensory conditions associated with developmental delays in posture, movement, coordination and breathing. The clinic provides specialty physiotherapy assessment for children aged from birth to 18 years of age.
Musculoskeletal and Sports Injury Clinic
The Musculoskeletal and Sports Injury Clinic treats all musculoskeletal and sports injuries for people of all ages and activity. Consultations provide individual diagnosis and management plans to include specific therapeutic exercise prescription, manual therapy and advice on ergonomics, postural correction and movement disorders.
Neurological, Ageing and Balance Clinic
The Neurological, Ageing and Balance Clinic specializes in the rehabilitation of chronic and progressive neurological conditions, ageing, balance and vestibular disorders. This clinic provides supportive and positive assistance to people with symptoms adversely affecting their mobility, coordination, sensation, balance and activity participation.
Whiplash Assessment Clinic
The Whiplash Assessment Clinic in the Division of Physiotherapy provides a physical diagnostic service and treatment recommendations to persons with symptoms following a whiplash injury and their treating physiotherapist and medical officer.
About the UQ Physiotherapy School
The UQ Physiotherapy School offers a learning environment and has assessment requirements designed to facilitate the advanced and intensive learning appropriate for a master’s-level program. The Master of Physiotherapy Studies introduces graduates to the profession of physiotherapy and its key concepts in intensive mode during an initial summer semester.
Program title: Master of Physiotherapy Studies
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Semester intake: November
Program duration: 2 years
Application deadline: May 31, 2014
To be eligible to apply to UQ’s Master of Physiotherapy Studies program, you must have
- completed an undergraduate degree (preferably in the fields of human kinetics/kinesiology or physical or biological sciences);
- have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in your university studies; and
- completed the Master of Physiotherapy Studies prerequisite subjects as follows:
– one full year, or two semesters, of human anatomy (including systems and musculoskeletal anatomy); and
– one full year, or two semesters, of human physiology (including systems and integrative physiology); and
– one semester of psychology;
– and one semester of statistics.