Biara has been working as an exercise physiologist for the last 12 years. She has extensive experience with musculoskeletal conditions, in particular rehabilitation for spinal injuries and chronic pain conditions. Her past experience includes provision of education and exercise for chronic disease management such as diabetes and mental health, as well as corporate health services such as ergonomics.
Biara holds a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Nutrition and a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehab). She has also completed numerous short courses on the management of chronic pain such as EmpowerRehab, Anjelo Ratnachandra/Beyond Pain and courses from the Neuro Orthopaedic Institute. She is currently enrolled in the University of South Australia’s 1-year Professional Certificate in Pain Science.
Biara adopts a biopsychosocial approach to pain management by providing pain neurophysiology education and graded exercise tailored to the patient’s lifestyle, needs, barriers and goals.
Her aim is to empower patients to improve their function and achieve a sustainable return to work and life.