Cathy Derham

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy - Honors (The University of Melbourne)
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Titled Sports Physiotherapist
  • Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation Certified Instructor
  • Member Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Member Sports Physiotherapy Australia
  • Member Australian Physiotherapy Association Women's, Mens and Pelvic Health Group

Cathy is an 'APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist' and Polestar Pilates Certified Rehab Pilates Instructor. She has worked in both private and hospital settings in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Cathy moved from Melbourne to join the team in Albury and is available for both physiotherapy appointments and clinical equipment / pilates sessions. Prior to moving to Albury, Cathy and husband Nic were Co-Directors of Winter Sports Physiotherapy - a Physiotherapy and Pilates Clinic in the O'Brien Group Icehouse (the premier Ice Sports facility in Australia, and home of the Australian Olympic Winter Institute) in the Docklands in Melbourne.  She has extensive sports physiotherapy experience including involvement at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, and the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. Cathy has also consulted with OWI world cup ski cross, world cup gymnastics,

Cathy's special interests include exercise based management of injuries and problems, as well as traumatic and biomechanical knee conditions, lumbo-pelvic dysfunction, neck conditions, and Women's Health. Cathy has been involved in a range of education and research activities through her career. She is currently engaged in research on management of hip joint pathology (specifically Femoroacetabular Impingement through the "PhysioFirst" trial) and conservative management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries through the La Trobe Sports and Exercise Sports Medicine Centre.

Cathy is an avid skier and snowboarder and met her now husband while working as an Instructor at Mount Hotham Snowsports School. They now have three children together and have moved to the area in part to facilitate more trips to the snow!


Specialty Interest Areas
  • Back and neck pain
  • Falls prevention
  • Clinical pilates
  • Dry needling
  • Headaches
  • Sports physiotherapy
  • Work injuries and rehabilitation
  • Women's health physiotherapy
  • Shoulder pain, injuries and dysfunction
  • Post operative rehabilitation

Available Locations
  • Albury Clinic



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