Monique Kurki established her Brisbane Inner Eastside practice Viva BodyStrength in 2001. She is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor and accredited Osteoporosis Educator who has a particular interest in the management of osteoporosis.
- a Masters Degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. She has 35 years’ experience as a physiotherapist in private practice and public hospitals, and has taught both undergraduate and postgraduate students in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.
- a Certificate IV in Pilates Instruction and has been teaching and enjoying the benefits of training in the Pilates Method for 20 years.
Monique has a special interest in the management of Osteoporosis:
- Monique has conducted Osteoporosis Self-Management Courses for Healthy Bones Australia (formerly Osteoporosis Queensland).. She has researched and developed specific exercise programs emphasising bone loading, innovative balance training and muscle strengthening for osteoporosis.
- She has educated Master of Physiotherapy students at the University of Queensland and her physiotherapy peers in evidence-based practice for osteoporosis management.