Emma Cransberg


Emma joined WHSSPC physiotherapy team in 2002. She combines a unique understanding of overall function with her specific interest and expertise in the pelvic floor region. This enables Emma to provide a rare speciality to the service she is able to offer, combining it with her broader human movement and physiotherapy base. In addition Emma provides our hydrotherapy service which complements the management of other clients at WHSSPC and provides this service to have a specific need for water based therapy.


1995 Bachelor of applied science in Human Movement, University of Ballarat
2000 Bachelor of Physiotherapy, LaTrobe University
2004 Post graduate Certificate in Continence and Pelvic Floor RehabilitationPink Pilates Cancer Rehabilitation Certification
2011 Pink Pilates Cancer Rehabilitation Certification

Professional Associations

Australian Physiotherapy Association
Continence and Women’s Health Group
Aquatic Physiotherapy Group

Professional Experience

1994-1995 St John of God Hospital, Ballarat. Aquatic Rehabilitation and Pre and Post natal aquatic therapy
2001 Darebin Community Health Centre. Physiotherapist Warringal Private Hospital. Acute orthopaedic and cardiovascular physiotherapy
2002-Present WHSSPC

Special Interests

  • Orthopaedic and musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Pre and post pregnancy musculo skeletal physiotherapy
  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation and continence related pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Aquatic therapy for rehabilitation

Dr Wendy Bower


Wendy joined WHSSP in 2015 and has extensive experience as a clinician in Women’s and Men’s Health. Wendy has international experience as both a clinician and researcher. She has undertaken extensive research in disorders of the urinary tract in children and adults. Her post-doctoral work was undertaken at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and she returned to Australia in 2013 from an appointment as a Professor at the Clinical Institute in Denmark. She is still continuing her research at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.



1986 Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy), University of Sydney
1994 Masters of Applied Science, University of Sydney
1998 Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney
2008 Postgraduate Diploma Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Professional experience

1987-1991 Physiotherapist, The Western Sydney Area Health Service
 1991-1994 Physiotherapist, The Continence Promotion Centre
 1994-2001 Consultant Physiotherapist, Western Sydney Continence Management and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
 2001-2005 Post-doctoral Research officer Assistant Professor, Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 2007-2010 Clinical Audit Co-ordinator, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 2011-2012 Professor, Institute of Clinical Medicine and Department of Paediatrics, Aarhus University, Denmark
 2013-2014 Senior Research Fellow, Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University

Other experience

1992-Present International Presenter at Continence,Urology and Paediatric conferences
2001-2013 Post-graduate teaching on continence University of Melbourne, University of Antwerp, Imperial College London
2007-2009 Undergraduate teaching Chinese University of Hong Kong