MVM Allied Health

Nicky Rolls - Physiotherapist


Nicky Rolls graduated from the University of Queensland in 1991 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree. Following both private and hospital work in Australia, Nicky worked as a physiotherapist in the United States of America for 8 years in the areas of private practice and orthopaedic and neurological rehabilitation.

Upon returning to Australia, Nicky completed both her Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy Masters qualifications at the University of Queensland in 2004 and 2005 respectively. Since this time, Nicky has remained in Brisbane working in both private practice and as a clinical and practical tutor at the University of Queensland and the Australian Catholic University.

Nicky has provided Sports Physiotherapy coverage for Tennis Australia, the Alice Springs Masters Games, QLD and National Judo Championships, X-fit Games, the Australia Women's Handball team and QLD Touch Football Championships.

Nicky has extensive experience in treating neck and back pain. She has also participated in UQ Clinical Trials as a treating clinician for carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, patellofemoral pain and whiplash associated disorders.

A high-level cycling and triathlon background gives Nicky excellent insight inot the demands of managing injuries and rehabilitation whilst continuing to train and compete. Nicky currently competes as an elite road cyclist in the NRS (National Road Series), has come 2nd at the World Masters GranFondo Championships and is currently the Women’s Masters National Road Cycling Champion.