Sue Cautley is an APA Titled International Sports Physiotherapist, gaining her original physiotherapy qualifications in 1988 at Lincoln School of Health Sciences.
After completing her degree and two years at Royal Melbourne Hospital in junior rotations, Sue travelled to London working at the Queen Elizabeth Military Hospital. Here, Sue gained invaluable experience in sports injuries and acupuncture/dry needling. On returning to Australia some two years later, Sue worked in private practice and continued with her sporting focus as physiotherapist for 21 &Under Victorian Netball team. Aligned with this, Sue commenced her sixteen year relationship with the Western Bulldogs Football Club as club physiotherapist. During this time, Sue was exposed to the elite expertise of club surgeons, doctors and fellow physios, working in an environment striving for excellence. Sue completed two post graduate diplomas in sports physiotherapy and was awarded her Sports Physiotherapy title in 1999. She was also presented with a life membership to the Western Bulldogs Football clubs.
In 2005 and 2006, Sue was the physiotherapist for the Australian selected AFL team competing in the International series against Ireland. Sue continued with the Bulldogs until the end of the 2010 season, and then joined the medical team at Essendon Football Club for 18 months.
Sue continues to be passionate about the assessment and management of sporting injuries particularly seeking underlying explanations for the cause of presenting injuries. She is developing a n expanding knowledge in to the use of real time ultrasound to assist her in this quest.
Sue, in conjunction with her English husband, Mark, are the founders of “Sports Physio & Active Rehab” they have two teenage children, Ross and Livi, who are themselves avid sports competitors.