Kate Roberts

About Author
Kate Roberts is an experienced physiotherapist and PhD Candidate at The University of Sydney. She has a passion for helping older Australians to manage their aches and pains. She is particularly interested in helping people to stay active and strong. When not working, she is kept busy with her three children, her two dogs and her secret dedication to pointing her toes and leaping in her regular ballet class.



Why is low back pain such a pain? How can you fix it?

So why can low back pain be so hard to treat and why can it be such a 'pain'?


Is exercise as good as medicine?

The answer to that question is a resounding 'yes - it can be!'

Pain Management

Innovative trial to test age-old theory – and beat back pain

Exercising with a buddy is believed to be better, but the theory hasn't been tested - until now.