About Caitlin Parker
Caitie has a wonderful gift of connecting with people. With her warm and friendly approach, she has a knack of making her patients feel comfortable, whether young or old. She provides a safe and supportive environment, through education and motivation, enabling her clients’ to feel confident with their personalised exercise programs.
Caitie works in our hospital physiotherapy team and has a keen interest in the acute care of patients, particularly in cardiorespiratory and post-surgical settings. She also has advanced training in the assessment and management of children and adolescents with bladder and bowel problems, and works in our Mars Clinic to support both children and their families to navigate the challenges of these conditions.
While studying at university, Caitie completed a research project analysing falls in paediatric hospitals and community healthcare settings. She presented her research at the Queensland Children’s Hospital Allied Health Symposium and the University of Queensland’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Post-Graduate Research Conference.
Caitie likes to keep active with outdoor activities like walking her dog, Indi, and also enjoys curling up with a good book.
Caitie’s favourite quote:
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose” – Dr. Seuss
- Australian Physiotherapy Association, since 2018