Patellar tendinopathy is a common injury in jumping sports, especially when loads are high or suddenly increase. With this in mind, Luke Heath guides the practitioner through the problemsolving steps required to formulate a rehabilitation program for restoring the load absorption capacity of a grumbling patella tendon… MORE
Luke is a titled Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Sports Physiotherapist who holds a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy, Graduate Entry Masters in Physiotherapy and an Undergraduate Degree in Sports and Exercise Science. Luke has substantial experience in sports physio and the rehab setting over the past 10 years, and currently holds the role as Senior Physiotherapist at the GWS Giants in the Australian Football League (AFL). Prior to this promotion, he was the Physiotherapist & Rehabilitation Specialist at GWS Giants for three years.
Prior to GWS, Luke worked in the ARU Sevens program and at the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles Rugby League Club as the Physiotherapist for the Junior Program. Luke also previously worked for the ARU in their National Rugby Academy with up and coming young professional athletes, as well as covering the local Manly Warringah Netball competition, Warringah Rats and Avalon Bulldogs where he managed sports injuries across a wide range of ages.