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Alexander Eagles – Physiotherapist Alexander joins the Paddington physiotherapy team after completing his Doctor of Physiotherapy degree at Bond University. His primary interest lies in sports and musculoskeletal medicine. During his degree Alexander secured a number of noteworthy placements in … Continue reading
Ruby Andrews – Receptionist Ruby is currently a student at All Hallows’ School. She is interested in learning more about physiotherapy and the possible job opportunities in the healthcare industry. She is very excited about gaining work experience as a … Continue reading
Kym is our locum physiotherapist, having worked here in 2012, she covers some shifts when staff are on holidays. Her permanent position at the moment is providing ergonomic advice in the mines. After graduating from James Cook University in 2010, with a … Continue reading
Travis is studying a Dual Bachelor Degree in Quantitative Economic Analysis and Statistics at UQ with the goal of becoming an actuary. Travis is the sports convenor at St Leo’s College due to his involvement in various sports including tennis, … Continue reading
Lillian graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy Studies from the University of Queensland in 2011. She started work in the early 2012 in a local private hospital where she has been able to treat a wide variety of patients in … Continue reading
Gillian graduated with honours in Podiatry from QUT in 2012. As a young person engaged in competitive sport Gillian was able to identify that it was the invaluable contribution of a podiatrist and customised orthotics that enabled her to overcome … Continue reading
In order to continue offering the choice of appointment times & the quick response time to avoid having a waiting list we are looking for new staff to join us. We are seeking 1-2 physios available evening shifts & saturday mornings. … Continue reading
A DVT is a Deep Venous Thromboembolism, & refers to the presence of coagulated blood within the veins that return blood to the heart. The risk of an undiagnosed DVT is that the thrombus may dislodge or fragment, allowing it … Continue reading
Brigid is studying a Bachelor of Business and Creative Industries at QUT after a year of Psychology at UQ. Brigid enjoys running – a lot! Brigid has experience in the hospitality industry.
We are now stocking Mongrel SP premium Olive Laceup Steelcap boots (260050) in a variety of sizes. Extra discount available for current patients.
For any of you who have had a muscle cork, strain or cramp, you will understand how painful, frustrating &, at times debilitating, they can be. Despite this, muscle injuries are often treated incorrectly, leading to poor healing & increased … Continue reading
Erin is in her third year studying Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland. She has had experience in Physiotherapy Reception prior to joining us here in Paddington. Erin maintains a keen interest in both playing and coaching Netball.
The hip joint is a ball & socket joint, designed to provide a good amount of stability & range of movement. The top of the femur (thighbone) is a ball shape which fits into a socket on the bottom edge … Continue reading
We now have available Custom Slimline Orthotics which are great for fitting into dress shoes & high heels. If you normally wear Custom Orthotics and find they just don’t fit comfortably into your dress or work shoes then this may be … Continue reading
The patella (knee-cap) is situated at the front of the knee & lies within the tendon of the quadriceps muscle. The knee cap sits in front of the femur forming a joint in which the bones are almost in contact … Continue reading
Hamstring strains are extremely common in sports with high demands on speed, power, rapid change in direction, acceleration/deceleration, jumping & kicking. Because the hamstrings cross two joints the muscle group is prone to injury & re-injury during the swing phase … Continue reading
Charli Brayshaw (Podiatrist) running Half Marathon at Twilight Running Festival in St Lucia. Just over half way.
Podiatrist Dave Lipman doing the 10km at the Twilight run in St Lucia in March.