Heather Vella

Physiotherapist & Exercise Scientist
Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise & Sports Science)

University of Sydney

Masters of Physiotherapy

University of Sydney


Registered Physiotherapist

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)


Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)

Clinical Interests

Athletics & running related injuries.

Sports and overuse injuries.

About Heather . . .

Heather joined the LASP team in 2017. Heather has experience in private practice as well as sports coverage with various AFL teams, including GWS Youth girls academy, club level AFL and Rugby Union teams. 

Heather has an interest in strength and conditioning and gained invaluable experience during an in official internship at New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS). Heather is passionate about holistic, evidence based management of injuries to achieve goals as efficiently as possible.

Heather enjoys training and competing in the 800m, doing anything active outdoors in the sun, and enjoying the company of friends and family.