Vanessa Stirzaker


Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Biology, Master of Physiotherapy

Vanessa graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Canberra in 2012, following completion of a Bachelor in Human Biology in 2009. She has been a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association since 2010. Vanessa is based at our Kippax and Deakin practices.

Vanessa has experience treating AFL athletes at a local level and gymnastics athletes at a state level from junior AFL injury clinics to travelling to Nationals with ACT representative acrobatic and trampolining athletes.

She is passionate about health promotion and patient education, and has a keen interest in jaw and spinal physiotherapy, particularly headaches and jaw clenching and grinding.   Vanessa also has experience with hydrotherapy for a variety of acute and chronic conditions including post-surgical rehabilitation, with 3 years of experience and postgraduate study in aquatic physiotherapy.  She has also completed post-graduate training in dry needling. Vanessa currently co-manages the aquatic physiotherapy program for tm physio.

In her spare time Vanessa likes to do yoga, go camping and hiking, read, travel and go to music festivals.

Deakin 02 6282 5898
Kippax (Luke St) 02 6254 9889
Kippax (Hardwick Cres) 02 6185 1826