Zuzana Perraton

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Zuzanna Perraton

Zuzana Perraton, PhD candidate

Australian Physiotherapy Association titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist


About Zuzana Perraton

Zuzana has over 18 years of clinical experience in sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy and has worked with athletes in local, state and national level teams. She has post-graduate qualifications in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and has worked within university research groups and as a university educator. Her previous appointments include roles with the Australian Paralympic ski team, the Commonwealth games and North Melbourne football club. 

Zuzana has a special interest in treating hip and groin injuries in athletes. She also works within the Good Living Arthritis Denmark (GLA:D) team at La Trobe University helping to train physiotherapists and help run GLAD classes for hip and knee osteoarthritis. 

Zuzana is a National Health and Medical Research Council funded PhD candidate at the La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, La Trobe University, Australia. Her PhD is investigating MRI findings in active young adults hip and groin pain and exploring prospective associations with quality of life and strength measures. Zuzana has published > 20 peer-reviewed journal articles in the areas of groin, hip and knee pain and contributed to leading international sports medicine publications such as Brukner and Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine.



  • Vic Metro Girls Squad AFL Women’s, Head Physiotherapist 2021
  • Blackburn Karate Club, Physiotherapist 2020- current
  • North Melbourne Football Club AFL/VFL Physiotherapist 2017-2019
  • Hawthorn Calisthenics Club, Physiotherapist 2017-2019
  • Arafura Games, Darwin Physiotherapist in polyclinic 2019, 2011
  • Commonwealth Games, Venue Physiotherapist, Gymnastics, Gold Coast 2018
  • Australian Paralympic Ski Team, travelling Physiotherapist 2008-2010, 2014
  • Melbourne University Blues Football club, Head Physiotherapist 2010-2016
  • Alice Springs Masters Games, Physiotherapist in Polyclinic 2006
  • Sturt Football Clubs, SANFL, Physiotherapist 2006



Bachelor of Physiotherapy- University of South Australia

Masters of Physiotherapy (musculoskeletal and Sport and Exercise)- University of South Australia

Current PhD candidate at LaTrobe University- Investigating hip muscle size and adiposity in people with hip/groin pain.

Contact Zuzana Perraton

Zuzana is available by appointment


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Clubs we work with
Box Hill Rugby Union Club Melbourne City Football Club Eastern Football League (EFL) Northern Blues Football Club Carlton Football Club Collingwood Football Club Eastern Ranges Football Club Sydney Swans AFL
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