Adrienne Harvey PhD



Physiotherapist

Adrienne Harvey PhD Physioworks Health Group Camberwell
  • Doctor of Philosophy 2008 – University of Melbourne
  • Master of Paediatric Physiotherapy 1998 – University of Melbourne
  • Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)
  • Member of the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • Member of the Americian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • Anne McCoy Award 2013 – Australian Physiotherapy Association – for outstanding contribution towards the advancement of Paediatric Physiotherapy

Adrienne Harvey is a highly qualified, leading physiotherapist with over 20+ years of extensive paediatric clinical and research experience in Melbourne, Australia and overseas.

Adrienne Harvey has a keen interest and expertise in the management of children with cerebral palsy, particularly following interventions and paediatric orthopaedics. Adrienne Harvey consults on infants and children with plagiocephaly, torticollis, toe-walking, postural variations, a variety of neurological and orthopaedic conditions, as well as children who are having difficulty in reaching their gross motor milestones.

Adrienne’s early career involved working at the Geelong Hospital and the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. She spent a year working in paediatric orthopaedics in London UK, before returning to Melbourne to work in paediatric rehabilitation.

In 1998 Adrienne returned to the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne and spent the next ten years working in paediatric orthopaedics, gait analysis and rehabilitation following orthopaedic surgery for children with cerebral palsy.

Adrienne Harvey has completed a Masters of Physiotherapy in Paediatrics and completed her PhD on the Functional Mobility Scale for children with cerebral palsy.

In 2008-2010, Adrienne spent two years in Canada working at CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, a leading international research team in childhood disability.

Adrienne Harvey joined Physioworks Health Group Camberwell in August 2012, providing expertise in paediatric physiotherapy to our clinic.

In November 2013, Adrienne Harvey was presented with the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Anne McCoy Award for outstanding contribution towards the advancement of Paediatric Physiotherapy in Victoria.

Currently Adrienne also works at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne in the Department of Developmental Medicine, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Monash University.