physiotherapist kawana

Jess Schlegel

Jess graduated from the SUNY University at Albany, USA, in 2009 with a Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences. During her time at SUNY Albany, she assisted the sports medicine staff with the college gridiron and athletics teams and developed an interest in sports physiotherapy. Jess continued her studies in Australia graduating from the University of Queensland in 2012 with a post-graduate Masters degree in Physiotherapy Studies. While undertaking her physiotherapy studies, Jess worked as a sports trainer for various teams including the Brisbane Lions and the Brisbane Lions Academy.

Jess joined the Kawana Sportscare team following her graduation and she currently works with the Sunshine Coast Falcons and junior representative sides. With her keen interest in sport, Jess has extensive experience with taping techniques for numerous injuries and conditions. You can see her great work in the YouTube footage for lateral ankle taping on our website.

Jess has also completed Levels 1 and 2 in Pilates with Dance Medicine Australia, an Australian Physiotherapy Association approved educator.

Main interests:

  • running and lower limb injuries
  • footy injuries
  • BPPV (Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo)
  • Pilates.
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