Emma Kelly (MAPA) APA Neurological Physiotherapist
Emma has worked in adult neurological and aged care rehabilitation for 17 years. Originally from country NSW, she has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors in NSW, QLD and WA.
Emma began her career in rehabilitation units in major metropolitan hospitals in both Sydney (St George Hospital) and Perth (Royal Perth Hospital). After developing a keen interest in neurological rehabilitation early she furthered this with postgraduate studies in Neurological Rehabilitation at the University of Western Australia in 2006. She then went on to pass national exams to become a titled Neurological Physiotherapist of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) in 2008.
Emma was the original Senior Physiotherapist who helped shape the Rehabilitation In the Home Program at Royal Perth Hospital before moving to Brisbane. She transitioned into community roles at the Multiple Sclerosis Society and a private neurology practice MyTurn Rehabilitation. Emma gained experience working with private and compensible patients in both the clinic and home based settings.
Emma currently combines her clinical work at Neuro Outcomes with sessional clinical tutoring of final year physiotherapy students for both Curtin and Notre Dame Universities. She is a casual weekend staff member at Hollywood Private Hospital in the Hughie Edwards Rehabilitation unit. Since 2003 Emma has been an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association National Neurology Group and has sat on a number of Neurology Committees and held voluntary positions in different states over the years.