Advanced Gynaecological Surgery Centre
 
About Us

Jenny Phillips

BA, B App Sc (Physiotherapy) Hons, APA Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist

Physiotherapist

Jenny Phillips
Jenny Phillips

Jenny Phillips is a Physiotherapist with over 18 years experience, who is passionate about helping women throughout their lifespan with their various health needs.

Jenny graduated from the University of South Australia in 1998 with first class honours and gained a place on the Dean’s Merit List. She then went on to work in the public hospital system and private practice, in both Australia and the UK.

After having her own children, Jenny had the opportunity to work increasingly more in the field of Women’s Health, as well as obtaining qualifications as a Pilates instructor.

In 2016, Jenny was awarded as a Titled Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist by the Australian Physiotherapy Association – an award given to Physiotherapists who can demonstrate special expertise in this field, after a rigorous examination process.

Jenny formed Life Cycle Physiotherapy in 2018, and joined Advanced Gynaecological Surgery Centre, offering conservative management options for urinary and faecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic pain disorders.

Qualifications

  • 1993 – BA (History)
  • 1998 – B App Sc (Physiotherapy) Hons 1
  • 2016 – APA Titled Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist

Current Positions

  • Director Life Cycle Physiotherapy – Kent Town and Henley Beach
  • Member of APA Men’s, Women’s and Pelvic Health group Professional Development Committee
  • Guest lecturer, Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Guest lecturer, University of South Australia to 4th year Physiotherapy students
  • Presenter, Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute

Areas of Special Interest and Expertise

  • Assessment and conservative management of urinary and faecal incontinence
  • Assessment and conservative management of pelvic organ prolapse, including the fitting of support pessaries if indicated
  • Pregnancy and Postpartum disorders, and exercise in the childbearing year
  • Assessment and conservative management of pelvic pain disorders, including dyspareunia (painful intercourse)

Professional Memberships

  • Registered member Physiotherapy Board of Australia
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association Member (APAM) – Titled member
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association Member (APAM) – Titled member
  • Member International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)

Personal

Jenny is married with two children. She enjoys reading, running, gardening, French language and travel. She has a passion for continuing education, and enjoys both the opportunity to teach others, as well as continuing her own learning.