Our focus on each individual with a special level of care and consideration provides a first class physiotherapy service.
Dr. Stephanie Fu is a specialist gerontological physiotherapist and the principal practitioner and director of Ageing Balance. Dr. Fu has reached the highest clinical tier of geriatric physiotherapy in Australia and is the only practicing physiotherapist to do so in Australia.
Locally trained, Dr. Fu completed her Bachelor, Masters, and PHD in Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland. With 17 years of practical and research-based experience, she is one of the leading specialists in 50+ care. Ageing Balance aims to help older generations continue to maintain and promote their well-being throughout their whole lives.
Dr. Fu’s PHD is titled “Looking for the Right Balance: consideration of Exercise Approaches in the menopause transition, Healthy Ageing and Early Falls Prevention”. Her dedicated research lead her to becoming a World-renowned specialist in gerontology, sessional academia and gerontological research.
Dr. Fu has been awarded 10 national and international awards for her research in Women’s Health and Falls Prevention. She has acted as research advisor on a commonwealth funded fall prevention initiative. A program so successful that it has been implemented across South East Queensland, Nationally and abroad. She has previously acted as the National President of the Gerontology Group within the Australian Physiotherapy Association. She is currently the Australian representative for the International Association of Physical Therapists working with Older People (IPTOP).
Dr. Fu’s research focuses on:
Ageing Balance operates out of two convenient locations based in Brisbane: Woolloongabba for South Brisbane-based patients ; and Clayfield for North Brisbane-based patients. See our location maps HERE.