Natalie Perkins

Global Allied Health Co-ordinator

Natalie graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree, majoring in Anatomy and Exercise Physiology, at the University of Melbourne before completing a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy at La Trobe University, Melbourne in 1992.

Natalie has extensive experience in sports medicine with a flair for chronic spinal disorders. She works as a clinical physiotherapist in a private practice setting as well as on tour with the professional athletes of Nitro Circus Live since their inception in 2007, completing tours in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the USA. She has also been a provider of physiotherapy services for the Australian (Winter) Olympic Team, covered rugby union at Sydney University and Powerhouse (Melbourne), overseen the Australian Gymnastics Titles, worked for NSW Hockey at the Australian Womens’ Master Hockey Titles and supported a number of Redbull Australia Events (e.g. X Fighters, Cape Fear Big Wave).

As part of Hemisphere Medical Group she has also been responsible for providing physiotherapy services for events such as the Canada Vs USA Ice Hockey Tour, Fleetwood Mac, American College Football and Hill Top Hoods tours as well as being the therapist of choice for a number of individual celebrity personalities.

Natalie has also been a clinical educator for physiotherapy students for Newcastle University and Elon University (USA) as well as a guest lecturer for the Australian School of Medical Imaging and a clinical educator for post-graduate physiotherapists in India (via Salt Health Solutions)

Natalie’s extensive experience in sports management and, in particular event medicine have enabled her to create effective treatment protocols that provide rapid responses for clients. Her selection of other allied health staff on the Hemisphere Medical Group Team is significantly influenced by her commitment to providing top quality care and thus she had only engaged similarly minded and experienced practitioners.