Joan focuses on managing people with persistent and recurrent pain. She has extensive experience working as a senior physiotherapist in complex community care, pain clinics and emergency departments in Hobart, Perth, New Zealand and Tanzania. Joan believes in the power of listening to people’s stories, providing thorough assessment, and offering research-informed treatments options so that people can choose how to manage their condition in a way that best suits them. In addition to working at Allsports, Joan can be found researching ways to improve the management of people with whiplash as part of her PhD at Recover Injury Research Centre. She also contributes to teaching physiotherapy at Griffith University.