Advanced Physio's Newcastle clinic has both male and female physiotherapists who undertake regular ongoing education to ensure that they have high levels of theoretical knowledge as well as great clinical skills. Each physiotherapist has a variety of specialized skills and interests so be sure to go to our about us page to find the physiotherapist that best suits your individual needs.
Cameron has been practicing as a Physiotherapist since 1989. He has additional qualifications in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and is a Titled APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. Out of approximately 16000 Physiotherapists in Australia there are about 800 with this title. It is currently obtained through Masters Qualifications. Cameron is Chairman of the Australian Physiotherapy Association business chapter. He is a frequent lecturer to medical groups and medical practices, and was the invited physiotherapy speaker to the Hunter Post-graduate Medical Institute and GP training programs last year and has taught a variety of topics including:
"APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists are rightly regarded as experts in their chosen field of physiotherapy. They employ advanced clinical assessment and diagnosis methods, and have been trained in a broader range of treatment techniques than many other health professionals. As a result, APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists are world-leaders in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of muscle and joint problems, especially low back and neck pain" - from the Australian Physiotherapy Association Website.
His main clinical interests are injuries to the spine and lower limb. the practice.
Peter has been a part of Advanced Physiotherapy since 2009 after graduating from the University of Newcastle. Hailing originally from Coonabarabran, Peter was a national level middle distance runner in high school and also has a keen interest in soccer and rugby league.
Since gradutation, Peter has extended his studies and practice towards advanced sport specific strengthening, running biomechanical analysis and lower limb injuries. Peter has also commenced further studies at the University of Newcastle as a Medical Student.
Peter has a keen parssion for assisting clients to not just overcome their injuries, but rather to improve their health and performance for everyday activities through to high level athletic participation.
Sunny has been part of our team since early 2011. He entered Physiotherapy after studying personal training and remedial massage (for which he holds an Advanced Diploma qualification)
His main clinical interests are the shoulder, neck and back. He has completed the following courses since joining our team:
Sunny has had an active involvement in our in-house education recently lectured to the group about entrapment neuropathies such as carpal tunnel syndrome and sciatica. He has excellent communication skills and has rapidly become one of our most popular therapist. His second language is Punjabi, and he is happy to see patients from the Indian community.
Preferred booking schedule - Shoulders, Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine.
Michael Corrigan has been with us since the start of 2011. Michael has a background of first grade cricket in Newcastle, field hockey, tennis and long distance running - having successfully completed 2 marathons.
Michael has wide ranging experience in a number of sports both at the local and elite levels of competition. Over his career he has worked as team or club Physiotherapist for:
He also provides services to Freemantle Dockers in he National AFL competition and has lectured on a number of occasions to Hunter Academy of Sport and colleagues on a number of topics including injury prevention in sports and stress fracture prevention.
Michael has a special interest in improving sporting performance through optimizing motor control along with promoting injury prevention. He is certified in the use of dry needling and has completed numerous courses, including orthotics prescription, lumbopelvic biomechanics and treatment, the knee joint and Level 1 Sports Physiotherapy.
Justin has been part of our team since the beginning of 2012 after graduating from the University of Newcastle with Honors.Justin brings to our team an extensive sporting knowledge after competing at the Inter-District , State and National level of Soccer, Cricket and Touch Football respectively. He has recently taken up Triathlons with the goal of completing a half-ironman in 2013. It is no surprise that his main interest lie in the area of Sports Physiotherapy and in the the injury prevention and performance enhancement aspects of rehabilitation.
On top of his clinical caseload, Justin is currently the Physiotherapist for the following sporting teams:
As well as an interest in sports, Justin also has a keen interest in running biomechanics and the prevention of running injuries. He also has specific interest in the treatment of lower limb injuries and hopes to specialize in this area in the future.
Brendan has been part of our team since early 2012. After graduating from the University of Sydney in 2007 Class I Honours, Brendan commenced his career in the public sector where he spent 3 years gaining experience in the fields of musculoekeletal and orthopaedic physiotherapy. During this time he also refined his plastering skills and is able to apply casts of all kinds to immobilise upper limb and lower limb fractures. After travelling abroad for almost two years, Brendan joined our team to pursue his main interest of treating sports, recreational and work related injuries. Brendan also enjoys working with athletes to prevent injury and enhance performance. In 2012 he was the Physiotherapy Consultant for the Hunter Academy of Sport and in his role conducted a number of squad screenings for various teams.
Brendan is a keen sportsman himself with a particular interest in rugby union and long distance running. He has played in many representative teams and has completed a number of half marathons and a full marathon in 2010. In 2013 Brendan will be studying to complete his Master of Musculoskeletasl and Sports Physiotherapy at Griffith University. Brendan is also an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
Over the last year Brenadan has attended a variety of professional development courses including:
While being able to treat any area of the body, Brendan has a keen interest in spinal pain, pelvic dysfunction and athletic hip pain. Recently he has lectured our team on the assesment and treatment of the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex. Having completed his Honours project on ankle sprains Brendan also has an interest in this area of the body and understands the importance of rehabilitating ankle injuries well.
Ryan has been with us since the start of 2012. Ryan has a background of first grade Australian rules football in Newcastle both playing and coaching and Athletics. Ryan has wide ranging experience in a number of sports at both the local and elite levels of competition. Over his career he has worked as team or club Physiotherapist for:
Ryan has recently completed courses in:
He is certified in the use of dry needling. Ryan has a keen interest in athletic perfomance and biomechanics, and utilising his skills to obtain optimal outcomes.
Teala has been part of our team since April 2012. She graduated in 2008 from Charles Sturt University in Albury. Teala started working in regional NSW in Wagga Wagga; she has had experience in the hospital system, early on developing skills in orthopaedic rehabilitation and hydrotherapy. Teala has spent over 3 years working in private practice honing her musculoeskeletal knowledge, and building her sports physiotherapy experience. She has competed at state level in swimming, and socially with water polo.
Teala has worked with the following organisations:
Jaclyn has been a part of our team since eraly 2011. She graduated from Newcastle University with honours in 2009. Her thesis on the biomechanics of lifting was published in 2011. Jaclyn is currently half way through her Masters in Sports Physiotherapy through La Trobe University. She comes from a competitive sporting background playing representative basketball for NSW country, Newcastle Hunters and the University of Newcastle. She also enjoys netball, touch football, running and grew up waterskiing and wakeboarding.
Jaclyn is the current physiotherapist for the Newcastle Jets Women A-league soccer team. She has also worked with sporting teams such as the Australian Institute of Sport youth soccer team, Newcastle Knights junior team, NSWIS soccer, NSW country basketball championships, NBN soccer clubs (Broadmeadow Magin and Edgeworth Eagles) and Hunter Academy of Sport.
Jaclyn has completed many recent professional development courses such as:
Whilst Jaclyn enjoys treating all areas she has a special interest in lower limb injuries and biomechanics.
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
Matthew has been part of our team since early 2012. Matthew has completed a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology from Southern Cross University. This training enables him to provide clinically proven exercise as an Accredited Exercise and lyfestyle modification as additional medicine to a range of chronic conditions such as :
As well as this Matthew is part of the Occupational Health team. Perfoming employment medical and functional assessments both on-site or at our clinic, drug testing, functional capacity evaluations, etc. Over the last year Matthew has become accredited in a variety of areas including:
Matthew is also dedicated to his sport, representing regionally in basketball as a player, coach and referee.