Amy Papinniemi - Allsports Physiotherapy Physiotherapist

Amy has been with Indooroopilly Allsports since graduating with first-class honours through her research in the use of real-time ultrasound in patients with low back pain. She completed her Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy having achieved the greatest proficiency in this program at UQ.

In 2018, Amy was accepted as a Specialist Musculoskeletal Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists having completed a rigorous training and examination process. This is the highest level of expertise attainable in the field of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

Her interest lies in all areas of physiotherapy but specifically spinal, pelvic dysfunctions and headaches; believing in prevention as well as management of musculoskeletal disorders. She frequently performs Specialist assessments as a second opinion and liaises with the patient’s local physiotherapist guiding patient care.

She has worked with many office workers aiming to manage their persistent pain in a working environment. She is also a keen ballroom and latin dancer which has led to an interest in dancing and training load injuries associated with all types of dance.

Amy is heavily involved in teaching from an undergraduate to a post-graduate level Masters speciality level; both within the Allsports group and tertiary institutions. In addition to working at Indooroopilly Allsports, Amy consults in the public sector as a Clinical Leader in the Spinal Screening Clinic at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. She works closely with a multidisciplinary team inclusive of neurosurgeons and spinal orthopaedic surgeons for the management of complex spinal conditions.