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Sabina Rico, Physiotherapist in Brisbane

Education

  • Bachelor of Applied Exercise Science, Griffith University, 2004

  • Masters of Physiotherapy, Griffith University, 2008

  • Certified Bobath therapist

 
 

Sabina Rico

Physiotherapist, RESTORE FUNCTION PHYSIOTHERAPY & PILATES

Sabina graduated from Griffith University with a Masters of Physiotherapy with a background in Exercise Science. Sabina has undertaken various roles and positions as an experienced physiotherapist in Queensland which have provided opportunities to consolidate and develop clinical skills across many areas.

Discovering a passion for neurological physiotherapy Sabina is currently in the process of becoming a titled neurological physiotherapist with the national board. Her breadth of experience in neurological physiotherapy has spanned acute, sub-acute and community rehabilitation settings undertaking management of a diverse cohort including people with acquired brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, progressive and congenital neurological conditions.

Clinically Sabina has worked as part of multi-disciplinary teams, as a sole practitioner and in clinical education with undergraduate physiotherapy students. Through clinical education courses, formal mentoring partnerships, self reflection, professional development and clinical experience Sabina continuously optimises her clinical reasoning skills and improves the integration of evidence base practice into her work habits.

Sabina is a registered physiotherapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Areas of expertise

  • Functional electrical stimulation (FES)

  • Mobility aid and orthotic prescription

  • Wheelchair prescription

  • MASS applications

  • Bobath therapy

  • Neurological Physiotherapy

  • Community Physiotherapy

  • Spinal Cord Injury assessment & management

  • Acquired Brain Injury assessment & management

  • Progressive and congenital neurological conditions