Eve Elliott-Smith APAM

Eve is a passionate Physiotherapist and Pilates Clinician who graduated from Curtin University of Technology in 2004. She qualified as a Pilates Rehabilitation Practitioner with Polestar Pilates in 2004.

Eve has been a Cairns Local since 2008 and established Optimum Physio & Pilates in early 2015. She prides herself on providing her patients with personalised and thorough physiotherapy assessment and treatment. Eve really takes the time to obtain an accurate history of her patient’s condition and thrives on achieving positive results for a range of conditions from acute pain to more complex and chronic conditions.

Eve has a special interest in treating all things spinal and has a unique and effective approach to helping patients recover from lower back pain, pelvic pain and hip pain.

Eve has undertaken the level 1 and level 2 training with the Watson Headache Institute which provides her with an effective method of treating neck pain, headache and migraine. She also enjoys treating the TMJ/Jaw and believes this often plays an integral role in neck pain and headache.

Eve has also completed further training in the treatment of tendinopathy and has a special interest in assisting people with conditions such as gluteal tendinopathy, achilles tendinopathy, patella tendinopathy, tennis and golfers elbow and rotator cuff conditions to return to their optimum condition.

Eve’s passion for pilates forms an integral part of her approach to physiotherapy and, where indicated, she utilises pilates informed exercises as part of her group physiotherapy sessions to assist in rehabilitating her clients, empowering them to understand how posture and faulty movement patterns may be contributing to their condition.