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Our Team

Corey Partanen

Corey Partanen

Physiotherapist | Springfield Team Leader

Specialist Area of Focus

  • Inpatient Physiotherapy  
  • Orthopaedic Pre- and Post-Operative Rehabilitation 
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy 
  • Clinical Educator 

Additional Areas of Interest

  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 
  • Backs and Necks 
  • General Surgery Pre- and Post-Operative Rehabilitation 
  • Hospital Physiotherapy  
  • Shoulders and Knees   
  • Sports Physiotherapy 
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation 

Qualification

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland  

Additional Qualifications

  • Active Rehabilitation Physiotherapy – Vestibular Rehabilitation, 2020 
  • Katrina Williams – Introduction to Vestibular Physiotherapy, 2019  
  • Introduction to Clinical Education and Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2019 

Locations

  • Mater Private Hospital, Springfield 
  • Mater Private Hospital, Brisbane 

Corey is an integral part of our hospital and outpatient physiotherapy teams and really values the opportunity he has to follow his patients through the various phases of their rehabilitation from ‘Prehab’, through the hospital and their outpatient recovery. 

Corey has a keen interest in sport and loves to share his enthusiasm for fitness and healthy living. He brings this passion to his work, where, with his extensive knowledge and kind and consistent approach, he seeks to educate and inspire his clients to succeed in achieving their health and wellbeing goals. 

Corey guides his patients with compassion and his approach to patient care is holistic. As a physiotherapist with a background in personal training and bodybuilding, he enjoys guiding and motivating his clients to engage positively with exercise. He believes that rehabilitation is a team effort and prides himself on taking the time with his patients to ensure they fully understand their injury and treatment plans. 

Corey really enjoys working as part of our clinical education team, supporting final year physiotherapy students as they learn the skills they require for their future careers.  

Corey likes to spend time playing the guitar and taking his border collie, Beau, for a run.  

Corey’s favourite quote:   

‘Those who fail to learn from the mistakes of their predecessors are destined to repeat them.’ – George Santayana 

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Physiotherapy Association, since 2014