Maria Anagnostou (she/her) is a passionate physiotherapist with extensive expertise in elite artistic sports and the performing arts. Dedicating her career to helping athletes of all types, she had a special interest in artistic sports, kicking sports, dance, circus and athletes with hypermobility. She is passionate about working with both sports and the arts and enjoys the challenge of helping “atypical athletes” and junior elite athletes.
As a key member of the Sydney Performance Medicine Team since 2016 Maria has many years of experience managing the needs of performers for numerous professional productions. Her work in sports includes being the physiotherapist for the NSWIS diving program from 2012-2021 and multiple elite sports programs including State soccer, water polo and the Australian wheelchair basketball team. This has allowed her to continue to develop her skills and knowledge in helping children and adolescents in elite sport and has extensive knowledge around the demands of elite sport and development programs across age groups.
Maria enjoys utilising her broad knowledge to ensure individualised Physiotherapy management for each client. She has specialised skills in injury management and rehabilitation as well as screening and injury prevention programming across sports and the arts.
Away from the clinic Maria loves spending time with friends and family and getting away when opportunity allows. She personally has a passion for Latin dancing and has been a yogi for 20+ years.
Maria is the clinic director of Performance Medicine Sydney.
Sport and Exercise titled member of the APA, SPA, IADMS, ASCA