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Dr Alicia Rayner

Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Dr Alicia Rayner

Dr Alicia Rayner has achieved the highest clinical recognition of physiotherapy in Australia, having been awarded the title of Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist in 2022 by the Australian College of Physiotherapists. This prestigious title is only awarded to experts in the field who demonstrate exceptional skills and knowledge in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. With this recognition, Alicia joins a select group of only 13 Musculoskeletal Specialist Physiotherapists in Victoria. In addition to her specialist title, Alicia holds Masters degrees in both Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Sports Physiotherapy.

Alicia has extensive experience working with athletes and diverse sporting teams including Cricket Victoria, Melbourne Stars, and the Melbourne University AON Women’s 7’s national program. Additionally, Alicia has worked with numerous state teams in hockey, football and rugby. A career highlight for Alicia was attending the Commonwealth Games in 2018.

At Kinematics, Alicia enjoys working with clients of all walks of life but has a particular interest in treating jaw pain, headaches and providing advanced spinal management. Being one of Kinematics’ most experienced practitioners, Alicia is extremely well-equipped to provide effective hands-on treatment and individualised exercise rehabilitation to ensure optimal outcomes for her clients.

In addition to her clinical practice, Alicia has a strong dedication to contributing to the physiotherapy profession and nurturing the future generation of practitioners. She regularly conducts courses for the Australian Physiotherapy Association, and is currently engaged in research at Western Sydney University, exploring various mentoring strategies for physiotherapists. Alicia’s passion for education is evident from her previous experience as a lecturer and supervisor of physiotherapy students at the University of Western Australia, and her current role as a lecturer and supervisor of postgraduate students at La Trobe University.

Before moving to Melbourne, Alicia grew up on a farm in country WA (in a town of 400 people), so she understands the importance of community and having access to high quality health care, as well as vanilla slices!

In her spare time, Alicia is crocheting rugs for the Melbourne winter, walking in the parks of Melbourne and trying new coffee hotspots!

Alicia is at our K1 location on Mondays through to Thursdays.

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Dr Alicia Rayner