Kelly Rigby ~ Senior Physiotherapist ~ Women’s Health ~ Pilates

PositionSenior Physiotherapist ~ Pelvic Health, Musculoskeletal & Pilates
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Kelly has studied a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at Deakin University and a Doctor of Physiotherapy at Bond University. Kelly has worked in private practice for many years in both Australia and Canada, as well as a teaching assistant on several private Physiotherapy courses and at the University of British Columbia.
Kelly has extensive experience in pelvic health and musculoskeletal clinical caseloads and teaching both privately and in education institutions. She is a certified integrated systems model practitioner, Pilates instructor and educational speaker. Kelly has completed postgraduate courses in pelvic health and musculoskeletal conditions. Kelly is a member of the Women’s Health Training Associates (WHTA).
Kelly uses the integrated systems model (ISM) approach to take a holistic view at your concerns and goals and tailor a plan that’s individualised to you. Kelly has a special interest in pregnancy and postpartum conditions, peri and post-menopause, breast surgery rehabilitation, sexual health, pelvic pain and injuries/symptoms in high level athletes such as runners, snowboarders and cyclists.

Kelly is available for Pelvic Floor and General Physiotherapy appointments at Bloom on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Postgraduate Qualifications:
• Pain Symposium 2016
• Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor (WHTA) 2017
• Pregnancy Related Lower Back Pain 2017
• Australasian Gynaecology and Endoscopic Surgery Symposium 2018
• Advanced Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pessary Fitting (WHTA) 2018
• The Integrated Systems Model Series 2019
• Certified Practitioner Integrated Systems Model 2020
• The Abdominal Wall – Diastasis Rectus Abdominis and the Implications for Low back and Pelvic Health. What’s the Solution? 2020
• Upper Quarter 1 and Lower Quarter 1 Combination Course on Clinical Neurodynamics 2020
• Electrical Stimulation for Pelvic Floor 2021
• Women’s Health Research Update (WHTA) – The Childbearing Year 2022
• Women’s Health Research Update (WHTA) – Female Pelvic Floor 2021, 2023
• The Cranium, Neck and Thorax, and it’s Relationship to Pelvic Control 2024

Teaching:
• Pelvic Health – Master of Physiotherapy, University of British Columbia
• The Integrated Systems Model Series – Parts 1,2 and 3 – Learn with Diane Lee
• The Abdominal Wall: Diastasis Rectus Abdominis and the Implications for Low back and Pelvic Health. What’s the Solution? – Learn with Diane Lee 2020-2023
• New Perspectives from ISM for Women’s Pelvic Health – Pelvic Health Solutions 2021
• Pelvic Health Workshop – Kelly Rigby 2022
• The Cranium, Neck and Thorax, and it’s Relationship to Pelvic Control – Learn with Diane Lee 2024

Published Articles:
• Successful Multidisciplinary Management of Foot Pain With Orgasm: A Case Report 2021 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2050116122000125