Jane Rooney

FACP- Associate Clinical Professor

    Jane is an Associate Clinical Professor, Specialist Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist (sub-speciality knee) as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists (2009), Director Physio Educators, APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and Churchill Fellow. Jane has extensive experience in the Sports Medicine field both in Europe and Australia and has worked as a clinician for over 30 years. Jane has worked with international, national and state level athletes in tennis, netball, skiing, cycling, gymnastics and athletics. Jane is a Clinical Director at Lifecare Prahran Sports Medicine Centre.

    Jane was awarded a prestigous Churchill Fellowship in 2016, to investigate contemporary conservative programs for anterior cruciate ligament injury management. She visited leading knee injury clinics and researchers around the world. From the knowledge gained Jane has developed The Melbourne Knee Clinic which delivers contemporary evidence based physiotherapy services for knee dysfunction within Lifecare Prahan Sports Medicine Centre, Melbourne. These services include individual Specialist physiotherapy consults, strength and return to sport testing post knee injury, knee injury prevention programs & the GLA:D group exercise program for knee osteoarthritis.

    Her professional interests include ACL and other knee injury management, patellofemoral pain and instability, knee osteoarthritis management, athlete screening and injury prevention programs.