I began my first degree in Sport and Exercise Science in 2003 while employed by Australian Defence Force in Queensland, before completing my bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University Notre Dame Fremantle in 2009. I spent 8 years in the military and after completing my study, moved on to pursue a career as a private practice Physiotherapist.
Since graduating I have worked in various private practice and hospital settings including; orthopaedics, spinal rehabilitation, private practice, musculoskeletal in patients and out patients, and have been involved in many sporting tournaments dealing with on field injury management.
I now focus on musculoskeletal/sports-related injuries. Over the years I have developed an effective approach to pain management by using movement analysis often involving video recording of movement patterns. In conjunction with this, I use a hands-on approach to treat pain and dysfunction such as specific soft tissue techniques including myofascial release, joint mobilisation and dry needling. Strength and restoring normal movement patterns is important for pain resolution so I have adapted the use of electronic exercises programs and regularly utilise gyms to assess movement and training techniques.
Outside of Physio and Inflow I keep busy with 2 young boys, I have an adventurous nature, regularly getting outdoors to hike, trail run, play touch rugby, and participate in the odd triathlon.
I am passionate about my profession and providing a high level of ongoing care to patients.
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy – Notre Dame University
- DMA – Clinical Pilates – level 1- 4
- AAP – Advanced Acupuncture/Dry Needling
- ATMA – Specific treatment of Lumbopelvic region
Current Formal Professional Development:
- Masters Biomedical Science (Neuroscience) UWA
My understanding for exercise and movement originated from my background in health and fitness. I have an interest in assisting my clients reduce pain and facilitate in recovery. I have completed my diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy. Developing a deeper understanding of the anatomical and biomechanical relationship of pain and dysfunction and how I could apply manual therapy techniques to help my clients feel and move better.
Through my experience in basketball and general love of sport, I have developed a strong interest in working within sporting communities. Using my skills and knowledge to help the general weekend warrior through to the elite athlete.
I enjoy working with a multidisciplinary team as a manual therapist providing a range of myofascial techniques that are individualised according to client needs.
- Diploma in Remedial Massage (Australasian College of Massage and Myotherapy)
- Certificate III in Fitness (Open College)
- Certificate IV in Fitness (Fit College)
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