Robina Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy, 12 mins away from Carrara

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Robina Sports & Spinal

Sports & Spinal Physio Robina is located in the heart of the Gold Coast. You can find us on the 3rd floor of the HQ Building (Corner of Riverwalk & Laver Drive) at 36/58 Riverwalk Avenue, with convenient car parking right out the front. The clinic is a 2-minute drive from the town centre and conveniently located near Merrimac, Mudgeeraba, Varsity Lakes, Reedy Creek, Clear Island Waters, Mermaid Waters, Tallai, Worongary and Carrara.

Robina Sports & Spinal clinic features on-site car parking as well as an onsite gym with Pilates equipment. We’re NDIS registered, and Medicare rebates and HICAPS health fund claims are available. EFTPOS and credit card facilities are also available for payment. Modern, clean and inviting, your local Robina practice is popular for Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Pilates, Remedial Massage, Podiatry, Psychology and Dietetics.

Sports & Spinal also have telehealth consultations available for Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Dietitian, Podiatry, Occupational Therapy and Psychology for clients Australia-wide. Our telehealth platform enables allied health Practitioners to use telehealth for secure video consultations and live exercise demonstrations. Our Telehealth consultations will continue to deliver the same outstanding level of care as our in-clinic services, where our experienced clinicians will provide a tailored treatment plan to help reach their health goals. To find out more about Telehealth click here.

Meet the team @ Robina

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Bruno Rebello

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Bruno is physiotherapist with over 15 years’ experience in the private practice setting. He graduated from his Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2003. In 2006 he completed his Post Graduate Certificate in Trauma and Orthopaedics. Bruno has also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

Some of the highlights of his career include:

– Physio part of the team caring for professional Brazilian Soccer player Ronaldo ‘Phenomenon’;
– Granted rights to practice Physiotherapy in Australia after completing the Australian Physiotherapy Council Exams, a well-known process in the industry due to its high standards;
– Physio for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games working with athletes from Weightlifting and at the Athlete’s Village Polyclinic;
– Physio for the Australian Judo Nationals and Queensland International Open of Judo since 2016;
– Physio for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 working with athletes from Weightlifting, Wrestling and Badminton

Bruno is passionate about movement analysis and pain science. He thoroughly enjoys working with clients from all backgrounds and has a passion for assisting participants of CrossFit, Gymnasts and Combat Sports. Although gentle by nature, he is a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Bruno also enjoys surfing and weight training.

Bruno is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Robina location.

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Veronica Poniatowski

General Physiotherapy

Veronica graduated from the University of South Australia in 2014 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and completed her Certificate III & IV in fitness with Australian Institute of Personal Training in 2015.

Veronica has predominately worked in the private musculoskeletal sector & sports physiotherapy including experience in exercise prescription, Pilates & hydrotherapy and this is where her passion lies! She has also worked with football teams for 5 years & then moved onto working with Crossfit athletes.

Between 2018-2020, Veronica was travelling around Europe, not only experiencing different cultures but also being a registered physiotherapist in the UK and in France where she completed two winter seasons in the French Alps.

Veronica is dedicated and passionate about improving clients clinical experience, general health, fitness and all-over the quality of life!

Veronica loves health, loves fitness, loves travelling & outdoor activities!

She recently moved to Queensland in March 2020 & is very excited to settle into the amazing lifestyle the Gold Coast has to offer!

Veronica is available for appointments at our Robina clinic.

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Katherine Clark

General Physiotherapist

Katherine graduated from Griffith University with a Master of Physiotherapy which accompanies her Bachelor of Exercise Science, completed in 2018.

Katherine has a passion for developing strong client relationships with individuals of all backgrounds to assist in the achievement of goals. Katherine draws strength and motivation from empowering individuals to reach their full potential and improve their quality of life.

Katherine has gained experience in many areas of physiotherapy including musculoskeletal, hand and wrist therapy, neurological rehabilitation, cardiorespiratory and orthopaedics.

Katherine has always had a love of health and fitness. This love has stemmed from involvement in many sporting teams including netball, soccer and running.

Katherine is a dedicated and hardworking physiotherapist that strives to deliver current evidence-based treatment plans in collaboration with her clients for optimal results.

Katherine is available for appointments at our Robina clinic.

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Kamila Rebello

Remedial Massage

Kamila is Brazilian by birth and Australian by choice. She arrived in Australia in 2008 as an Overseas Qualified Physiotherapist and Remedial Massage Therapist. She has completed several Remedial Massage Therapy Courses in Brazil before completing her Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2006.

In Australia, Kamila has completed a Diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy as well as a Pilates Certificate. Kamila’s training background gives her advanced expertise which she puts at her clients’ disposal by helping them to achieve their full potential.

In Kamila’s toolbox, you will find advanced manual therapy skills such as myofascial releases, trigger point therapy, PNF stretching, muscle energy technique, lymphatic drainage and more.

Kamila is really passionate about her work and having the opportunity to help others along the way.

During her free time, you will find Kamila outdoors with her dog Astro, riding her bike or having a coffee, one of her passions. She is also a beginner Brazilian jiu-jitsu player.

Kamila is available for Remedial Massage appointments at our Robina location.

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Lauren Rivera

Remedial Massage Therapist

Lauren has a genuine love for helping people to feel better, that dealing with chronic pain, discomfort, muscle tension and stress by providing a relaxing and calm environment for her clients to get the most out of their treatments. Human touch is a powerful tool and, when directed through the specific use of therapeutic remedial techniques and the gentle approach of a relaxation massage, it can produce long-lasting healing effects.

Lauren is available for Remedial Massage appointments at Robina and Broadbeach.

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Aleks Baruksopulo

Podiatrist

Aleks has 15 years’ experience as a Podiatrist with over 30,000 patient consultations. He has a special interest in sports and running injuries including recently authoring a book called The Runner’s Foot Guide – Feet, Shoes, Myths & Tips. He is a podiatry managing partner at Sports & Spinal with a demonstrated history of working in the health, wellness and fitness industry. Aleks is skilled in Sports Podiatry, Running Analysis,  Biomechanics, Running shoe recommendations and Treatment of foot and lower limb conditions. He has both a bachelor degree in Podiatry (QUT) and Biomedical Science (UQ).

Aleks is available for Podiatry appointments at our Robina & Broadbeach locations.

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Mahalia Kinsela

Exercise Physiologist

Mahalia is a firm believer that movement is medicine. Having completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science and a Master of Exercise Physiology at Southern Cross University, she is passionate about helping people to achieve a healthier and happier lifestyle.

Mahalia has a keen interest in musculoskeletal issues and assisting people in managing chronic pain. She has also worked with a wide range of conditions, including diabetes, pulmonary diseases, heart conditions and mental health.

Using evidence-based practice, Mahalia will work with you to create a tailor-made program to address your health concerns. Her top priority is to ensure you feel supported and empowered throughout your time together, as well as enabling you to take charge of your health and fitness in the future.

 

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Georgia Volz

Dietitian

Georgia is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, completing her Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. She strives to ensure her clients feel supported and empowered along every step of their journey to better health through nutrition. Using evidence-based practice, Georgia can tailor nutrition strategies to each individual client to meet their goals. Georgia’s special interest areas include weight management, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and gastrointestinal health.

Georiga is available for Dietitian appointments at Springfield, Woolloongabba, Broadbeach, North Lakes and Robina clinics.

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Robina Sports & Spinal can be found at HQ Building (Corner of Riverwalk & Laver Drive) at 36/58 Riverwalk Avenue Robina QLD 4226

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Finding Robina Sports & Spinal and Parking Information:

To find the HQ Building, from the Pacific Motorway M1, take exit 82. Turn onto Robina Parkway and continue towards Robina Shopping Centre. At the first roundabout turn left (onto Laver Drive) and you will see the HQ @ Robina building on your right.

Robina parking is available at the front of the building in the ‘visitor’ car parks. If these are full, we have 2 spaces available on basement level 1. To access the basement level car parks you will need to turn left out of the car park and do a U-turn at the roundabout, followed by a U-turn at the next roundabout, then turn left into Riverwalk Avenue, and the entrance to the Basement car park is on your right. As you enter the Basement car park turn left and we have 2 designated car parking spaces, which are numbered 36.

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