About Online Physio
In 2011, Karen Finnin had to end a three-year stint running a Private Physiotherapy Practice in East Timor. Saddened that she could no longer care for her patients, she decided that there had to be a better way to manage patients from a distance. Karen launched Online Physio, Australia’s first entirely online, publicly accessible private Physiotherapy Practice.
Online Physio has now been featured in publications such as Body and Soul, Good Health Magazine, CBS online, and Energy and Resources magazine. Through her work with Online Physio, Karen was awarded 9th place in the SMART Top 100 Readers Choice Innovations, and first place in Pitchfest, a pitching competition for leading entrepreneurs.
In 2016, Karen was invited to be a founding member of the International Society of Digital Medicine, and is on the editorial board of the Digital Medicine Journal. In 2018, Karen is part of the Telehealth Taskforce defining telehealth in Physiotherapy for the World Confederation of Physical Therapy and the International Network of Physiotherapy Regulatory Authorities.
With the ever increasing role of education in Physiotherapy, the confusing nature of health information on the Internet, and her belief that those in remote locations shouldn't miss out on quality injury management, taking Online Physio to the world has become Karen's number one passion.
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Online Physio Core Advisors
Online Physio's core team is a panel of experts specially selected to provide advice and assistance to our team of Physiotherapists. No matter what your musculoskeletal injury may be, you can feel confident that your Online Physio Physiotherapist has access to the most up to date knowledge, from experts in the field.
BExSc, BPhysio, MSportsPhys
Dan graduated with a degree in Exercise Science and Physiotherapy from Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia. He has since completed a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy at LaTrobe University in Melbourne. Dan’s knowledge and skill has seen him take on Sports Physio roles with the Australian Triathlon team, the Northern Ireland Institute of Sport, Bath Rugby Club and Shanghai Women's Volleyball.
Dan worked with Australian Olympic triathletes in their preparation phase immediately prior to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He has also worked extensively with the Australian Defence Force, both in Australia and on deployment.
BAppSc(Physio), MMuscPhys, APAM
Karen graduated as a Physiotherapist from LaTrobe University in Melbourne, Australia, and has since completed a Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.
With over 15 years working in Private Practice settings, Karen has extensive experience in managing spinal injuries, general sporting injuries and work related conditions.
She has travelled interstate and overseas with sporting teams, and has developed a number of education programs in fields such as core stability retraining, fit ball use, and injury management.