About Sue, Jane, Amanda & Martine

Sue Croft Physiotherapy is a Brisbane based practice with a special interest in pelvic floor dysfunction including urinary incontinence, prolapse conditions, bowel management and pelvic pain for women, men and children.

Sue Croft

Sue Croft graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 1978 and initially practised general physiotherapy at Princess Alexandra Hospital – then moving to the Spinal Injuries Unit. She then worked in the Mater Hospital Intensive Care Unit for 4 years. Following the birth of her children she tutored at the University of Queensland developing an interest in Women’s Health. Since 1988, Sue has worked continuously in Women’s Health and Continence promotion.

Sue is a registered physiotherapist, a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, the National Continence and Women’s Health Special Interest Group, the International Continence Society and a Committee member of the Queensland Branch of the Continence Foundation of Australia.

Sue’s ongoing commitment to Continuing Education is important to ensure that the most recent research is being accessed in order to provide the best evidence-based treatment strategies for her patients. Conferences, workshops and journal articles are regularly used to update knowledge and up-skill. Sue is regularly asked to lecture at education forums for medical staff, physiotherapists, nurses and for the public. She presented the physiotherapy perspective at a pain workshop at the IUGA conference in September, 2012 and is presenting at a colorectal conference in Auckland in September 2013.

 

Jane Cannan graduated from Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Bachelor of Education in 1999 and initially worked as a Primary School Health and Physical Education teacher and Secondary School Health, Physical Education, Maths and Science teacher. In 2009, Jane completed her Masters in Physiotherapy Studies at the University of Queensland.

Jane Cannan

Initially working in a Musculoskeletal private practice, Jane developed a keen interest in Women’s Health early in her physiotherapy career. Combining the two disciplines enables Jane to provide an integrated approach to pelvic floor dysfunction, lower back and hip pain. Following the birth of her twins in 2012, Jane developed a keen interest in running. She has now completed a half marathon in 2014, and a full marathon in 2015. Helping women safely achieve their own post-pregnancy goals is one of Jane’s passions.

 

Amanda Quinn (nee Lee) graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from La Trobe University, Victoria. She has completed the Postgraduate Diploma Physiotherapy for the Pelvic Floor from Melbourne University. She has trained at the  APPI (The Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute) as a certified Pilates Matwork Instructor, including the Ante and Postnatal Course. Amanda LeeAmanda has a strong background in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates, and has worked for 7 years in busy physiotherapy and pilates practices in Melbourne. Amanda is keen to pursue her passion and interest in physiotherapy for the pelvic floor. Amanda has moved to Brisbane to expand her horizons and no doubt soak up some Queensland sunshine. Amanda also instructs clinical pilates classes and is involved with the pre-class assessment screening.

 

MartineMartine Lange is a physiotherapist and is an accredited Pilates instructor through the Queensland Pilates Institute. At Studio 194, she will be taking the Pain Management and Relaxation classes, assisting people to regain confidence in relaxing through movement and managing stress and anxiety levels. Martine has worked with people from all walks of life to improve their physical health and well-being through education, Pilates-based therapeutic exercise and manual physiotherapy techniques. Martine has undertaken further study and has a special interest in Women’s Health physiotherapy and has completed both mat and equipment training (trapeze and reformer).  Martine’s Pilates classes are a safe and effective way to improve your posture and your deep abdominal and pelvic floor strength. They are also a fantastic way to gain self-awareness of poor postural habits, so that you can be empowered to make informed lifestyle changes that can dramatically improve your pain and restore your physique and strength.