Gabriela Furtado


Gabriela Furtado graduated from The University of Santa Catarina State in Brazil in 2006 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. When Gabi moved to Australia, she continued her studies and graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013 with a post-graduate Masters degree in Physiotherapy Studies.

Gabi has worked within hospitals, community, and private practice settings. She has completed ongoing education in Dry Needling, Pilates, Women’s health, mastitis, and taping. She has a particular passion for the treatment of lymphoedema using manual lymphatic drainage. This massage technique can help Cancer patients experiencing lymphoedema following treatment.

Gabi is a hands-on physiotherapist and uses exercise-based rehabilitation to assist in patient care. She leads some of the Kawana Sportscare Pilates classes and enjoys working with all members of the community to help them achieve their goals.