Julie is the founder of the Pentimento Project, which provides post cancer physiotherapy rehabilitation from our rooms at Physiotec, Tarragindi, Brisbane.
If you or someone you know is affected by cancer and would benefit from an introduction to Julie Allen and The Pentimento Project, please contact the reception team at PhysioTec to arrange for an appointment.
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Julie Allen is an empathetic, caring and delightful physiotherapist with over 20 years experience in both sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation for chronic neck and back pain. She is passionate about tailoring exercise filled with enjoyment, skills and interests. Her early career was filled with success as a sports physiotherapist who travelled with Australia’s top international sporting teams including the Australian Hockeyroos, Queensland Firebirds, the Brisbane Blades and Queensland Netball State teams. Her passion was rehabilitation after injury, helping athletes recover and return either to full function or transition to life post sport.
Julie is also a survivor of Non Hodgkins Lymphoma and has drawn on both her professional expertise and own cancer experience to develop the Pentimento Project – A physiotherapy approach to post cancer treatment rehabilitation. Julie offers individual tailored rehabilitation options, in addition to group support sessions. Her aim is to assist cancer survivors to regain a level of physical and psychological health and wellbeing in a quest for improvement in quality of life.
She obtained her Bachelor of Physiotherapy with first class honours from the University of Queensland in 1994. She is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)and endorsed by the Australian Health Practioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA). She works closely with The Queensland Branch of the Leukaemia Foundation. She also provides service to clients of Haematology Oncology Clinics of Australasia (HOCA) and their clinical network company: Integrated Clinical Oncology Network (ICON).
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AWESOME BLOGS THAT JULIE HAS CONTRIBUTED TO PROUDLY!
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