Lyn Watson

Manipulative and Sports Physiotherapist

Dr Lyn Watson is a clinical Manipulative and Sports Physiotherapist who has been working exclusively in the diagnosis, assessment and rehabilitation of shoulder injuries for the past 25 years. She lives in Melbourne, Australia where she is the Clinical Shoulder Physiotherapy Specialist at LifeCare, Prahran Sports Medicine Centre and Melbourne Orthopaedic Group.


Lyn graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy (Hons) from Latrobe University.  She completed her post-graduate training in Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1990 and was granted her Sports Physiotherapy title in 2000. Lyn was granted her Professional Doctorate in Physiotherapy from Latrobe University in 2016.


She has been conducting clinically relevant, published research since 1996. She is an Adjunct Professor of Research at Western University, Ontario Canada. She has published her research on Rehabilitation of multidirectional instability (MDI), frozen shoulder and hydrodilatation, thoracic outlet syndrome, glenohumeral  joint instability, scapula biomechanics and clinical outcome measures in the Journal of Shoulder and  Elbow Surgery, Manual Therapy and British Journal of Sports Medicine. Her most recent research, a rehabilitation program for MDI, has been validated in an RCT by Sarah Warby.


Latrobe University

Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy (Hons)

Latrobe University

Professional Doctorate in Physiotherapy