Specialist Sports Physiotherapist (FACP)
A Specialist Sports Physiotherapist has achieved advanced Sports Physiotherapy specialised training and successfully completed clinical and oral examinations to be admitted as a fellow to the Australia College of Physiotherapists (FACP). Sports Physiotherapy Specialisation is awarded in a specific area.
Sports Physiotherapy Specialist often have a sub-specialty e.g. hip, knee, shoulder, lumber spine
There are only 10 Specialist Sports Physiotherapists in Victoria.
A Clinical Sports Specialist Physiotherapist has to fulfil the requirements of The Australian College of Physiotherapy. The Specialist Sports Physiotherapist is skilled at assessing difficult and complex Physiotherapy problems, particularly those that have not responded to previous treatment
Complex cases or Specialist consults can be booked for those whom have seen other clinicians (externally) without the desired results, these go for an hour in duration.