- Gluteal tendinopathy
- Shoulder Injuries
- Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy; M App Sci (Research)
Rita is an Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and Clinical Researcher at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. She completed her Masters (Research) on the evidence-based management of subacromial pain syndrome through La Trobe Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, in 2018. She is now enrolled in her PhD, at the University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital, evaluating the prevalence and impact of gluteal tendinopathy in people undergoing total hip arthroplasty. As an early career researcher, Rita has led and worked on a variety of research projects involving interventions for musculoskeletal conditions including hip and knee osteoarthritis and shoulder pain, as well as studies informing the implementation of advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy services within public health settings.
PhD RTS Scholarship, University of Melbourne, 2021
Kinsella R, Dowsey M, Page C, Pizzari T, Heywood S, Ma F, Choong P, Semciw A. Prevalence and impact of gluteal tendinopathy in people undergoing total hip arthroplasty. St Vincent’s Hospital Research Endowment Fund, 2019.
Kinsella R, Pizzari T, Cowan S. Isometric Exercise for rehabilitation of rotator cuff tendinopathy. Arthritis Australia Zimmer Biomet Award, 2017.