Jennifer Dodge


Jennifer Dodge
Physiotherapist
Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Professional Profile,

Jennifer completed her Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy from The University of Newcastle in Australia. During her studies and following graduation, Jennifer’s passion for sports injury management has lead her to work with a range of sports teams and athletes. She started her Physiotherapy career in the private practice setting as well as working with The Sydney Swans AFL team and Olympic athletes

Jennifer has regularly travelled to the United States to further her studies with professional sports teams in the MBL, NFL, NBA and NHL

In 2015 Jennifer relocated to Abu Dhabi and spent her first 1 and half years as Head of Physiotherapy for the Shoulder and Upper Limb Clinic at Burjeel hospital, managing a diverse caseload of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries. Continuing her passion for working with the shoulder and orthopaedics she continued studies and work in the United States working with the Massachusetts General Hospital Boston Shoulder clinic in 2016.

Her Special Interests include:

  • Sports Medicine rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Return to sports rehabilitation.
  • Orthopaedics

To support her physiotherapy treatment she uses her knowledge from Postural Restoration, Dry Needling, Exercise Therapy and Kinesiology Taping.

Year of First Medical Qualification
2011

Personal Profile
Jennifer is a keen surfer. She enjoys travelling the globe to find the best waves. The Maldives is one of her favourites

Current Professional Memberships, national and international
HAAD(UAE), AHPRA(AUS)

APA – Australian Physiotherapy Association

SMA – Sports Medicine Association

Additional Qualifications

  • Dry Needling
  • Running Biomechanics
  • The Sporting Hip and Groin Level 1
  • Occupational Health and Safety Physiotherapy
  • Level 1 and 2 Sports Physiotherapy
  • Kinesiology Taping