Dr. Henry Wajswelner FACP

Clinical Leader & Specialist Physiotherapist

Dr Henry Wajswelner FACP* APA Specialist Physiotherapist (As awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapy 2007).

Henry is one of the first Specialist Sports Physiotherapists in Australia, passing his College exam and gaining his Fellowship in 2007. He has over 35 years clinical experience at the highest levels including the Australian Olympic Rowing Team and the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.

Henry specializes in using Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates for persistent spinal and joint problems. His experience comes from using Pilates in managing athletes’ injuries & through his doctoral research studies into Pilates for Chronic Low Back Pain. Henry also works closely with Orthopaedic Surgeons and Rheumatologists for all types of clients to develop specific Pilates programs to optimize recovery from surgery, pain and injury. Henry often works with other physiotherapists to co-manage difficult problems to achieve outstanding results.

Henry is also a researcher involved in studies investigating the best way to manage hip pain caused by Gluteal Tendinopathy. He is a Senior Lecturer and Course Co-ordinator at Latrobe University, where he leads the Master of Sports Physiotherapy Course for Graduate Physiotherapists from all over Australia.

Henry is available at CHPR Monday to Fridays for specialist consultation, second opinions, physiotherapy and pilates program development for all types of Sports and Musculoskeletal problems, particularly those not responding to other treatments.