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Caloundra Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy

Sports & Spinal Physio Caloundra is located on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. We can be found on the corner of Ormuz Avenue & Kalinga Street in suite 4 of the building ‘Bradfield House’ with Ochre Health Caloundra. Your local Caloundra clinic is conveniently located near Golden Beach,  Caloundra West, Little Mountain, Aroona, Dicky Beach, Battery Hill, Moffat Beach and Shelly Beach

Sports & Spinal Caloundra features on-site car parking. 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 Caloundra clinic is a popular choice for Sunshine Coast residents looking for Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Massage TherapyClinical PilatesPodiatry 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 @ Caloundra

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Ed McHugh

Lower Back, Hip & Knee Physiotherapist

Ed graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy Degree from Nottingham University in the UK in 2005 and went on to complete an MSc in advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy from Hertfordshire University in 2014. Ed is a highly skilled and dynamic physiotherapist with a proven track record of expertise in the management of musculoskeletal conditions. Ed has previously studied Sports Science at the prestigious Loughborough University and combines his knowledge in this field to help develop effective rehabilitation and exercise prescription.

Ed has been fortunate to have worked in a variety of clinical settings which have given him a wholesome understanding of physiotherapy to a variety of patient groups and settings. Ed has worked in private sports physiotherapy clinics, corporate healthcare, occupational health and private hospital facilities as well as running his own private practice.

Ed’s specialist interests are treating sports injuries with a particular interest in the analysis of movement patterns in their role in the injury. Ed also has an interest in treating spinal pain conditions using a variety of manual techniques, acupuncture and rehabilitation to help patients achieve their goals.

Ed is available for Physiotherapy appointments at the Caloundra clinic.

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Julie Gear

Neck, Headaches & Shoulder Physiotherapist

Julie graduated from the University of Otago in New Zealand in 1998 and has gained a wealth of experience working in busy clinics around the world, including a professional sports centre in France, the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in London, and a clinic in the ski resort of Verbier in Switzerland. She has also worked with rugby teams in New Zealand and the England Volleyball team in the UK.

Julie has postgraduate training in Vestibular Physiotherapy, Ergonomics, and Pilates. Julie has been using the Dean Watson approach since 2005. Julie is also a qualified acupuncturist having studied both in the UK and in China. Julie combines her training in Traditional Chinese Medicine and dry needling with traditional physiotherapy treatment techniques for optimum results.

Julie has a special interest in vestibular issues, spinal problems, and headaches.

Julie is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Caloundra location.

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Jaime Singleton

Women's Health Physiotherapist

Jaime graduated from the University of Queensland in 2006 and has worked in both the private and public sectors in the field of Women’s Health Physiotherapy for over 12 years. Jaime has worked solely in one of the largest maternity hospitals in Australia, until most recently leading the Allied Health teams in both the newly established Queensland Persistent Pelvic Pain clinic, and the Queensland Pelvic Mesh Service, both aimed specifically at pain and physio management for women. 

Jaime has done further postgraduate study through the University of Melbourne, has trained undergraduate and postgraduate students in this field, and has presented at numerous conferences on varying topics on Women’s Health Physiotherapy. 

Jaime has extensive experience in treating women across the lifespan, from adolescent pelvic pain to pregnancy and postnatal related conditions, as well as post-menopausal and gynaecological concerns. Jaime treats women’s related complaints such as incontinence, prolapse, mastitis, bowel concerns, pregnancy-related pain, pelvic mesh-related concerns, painful sex conditions, and endometriosis-related pain. 

Jaime focuses on supporting and championing women to take control of conditions affecting their lives and is especially passionate when it comes to persistent pain management and safe exercise prescription to suit individual needs. Jaime is also trained as a Clinical Pilates instructor, as well as in dry needling, so can utilise these techniques into her treatment regimes.

Jaime is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Caloundra, Buderim, Nambour and Sippy Downs locations.

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Holly Ryan

General Physiotherapist

Holly is a new graduate physiotherapists joining the Sports & Spinal team, having graduated from James Cook University in Townsville in 2019. She has moved to the Sunshine Coast having spent her whole life in North Queensland, and is excited by all that the Coast has to offer.

Holly has always had a passion for all things relating to exercise, physical activity and well-being, with her favourite sport being hockey for which she made the Queensland team.

Given her personal experience with the devastation that ACL injuries can have on young sporting people, she is interested in running ACL injury prevention programs and younger athlete development programs in the future.

Holly will be available for bookings at both Caloundra and Sippy Downs clinics. She has a positive, encouraging and methodical approach to treatment. Holly can’t wait to work collaboratively with patients to achieve their individual rehabilitation goals, and to provide them with the tools and knowledge to assist them to return to the activities they love.

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Leila Jobson

General Physiotherapist

Leila graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from the University of Newcastle. She grew up on the Sunshine Coast and loves the outdoors lifestyle, her hobbies include distance running, playing with her two dogs and spending weekends at the beach.

Leila enjoys working with people of all age groups and prides herself on being friendly and personable. Her favourite part of the physiotherapy profession is working in a team that assists and encourages people of all ages to have the opportunity to live an active lifestyle.

Throughout the course of the degree, Leila gained knowledge in and developed a strong passion for Women’s Health physiotherapy.

Subsequent to Women’s Health, she developed a special interest in the rehabilitation of shoulder injuries.

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Chelsea Humphreys

Exercise Physiologist

Chelsea completed her Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Chelsea is passionate about all aspects of Exercise Physiology and has a strong interest in neurological conditions and disability. She is committed to utilising a patient-centred approach and the latest evidence to provide high-quality care to suit each individual patient and their specific needs and goals. Chelsea finds great joy in helping others and aspires to empower and educate patients so that they can continue improving their quality of life and reach their full potential.

Chelsea is available at our Caloundra clinic for Exercise Physiology appointments.

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Caitlin Follett

Dietitian

Caitlin is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) who prides herself on focusing on her clients as a whole person, and understands there is so much more to an individual than just what they eat. Since graduating from her Bachelor of Dietetics at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Caitlin has developed her interest in the areas of gut health, vegetarian and vegan nutrition, oncology, and chronic disease management.

Caitlin is passionate about making a healthy lifestyle an enjoyable lifestyle by supporting her clients to create achievable and realistic changes in line with their goals. She uses a non-judgemental, friendly and tailored approach with her care, as she understands that it can be daunting opening up to someone about your health concerns and what you eat.

When she isn’t working, Caitlin enjoys exploring the Sunshine Coast by getting outside to go for walks or hikes, to the beach for a swim, or painting at home.

Caitlin is available for appointments at Kawana, Baringa and Caloundra.

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Josh Cooper

Remedial Massage Therapist

Josh has graduated from the Australian Institute of Fitness with a diploma of remedial massage and a Level 2 Sports Functional Movement Assessment.  He has a passion for assisting people in recovering from sports injuries and many other forms of pain or injuries people may have. Josh is always learning and incorporating techniques into treatments. Using Deep tissue Trigger point and many other techniques to help improve pain and movement.

Outside of work, Josh enjoys surfing, and many other sports he also loves travelling and exploring the world!

Josh is available for Remedial Massage appointments at our Caloundra location.

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Gabriel Bogatko

General Care, Sports & Exercise Podiatrist

Gabi is experienced in all facets of Podiatry including musculoskeletal conditions of the feet and legs, video gait analysis, biomechanical assessment, paediatric foot/leg assessment, lower limb acupuncture/ dry needling and orthotic therapy. In addition to Bachelors of Podiatry Gabi also holds a Diploma in Football Medicine through the FIFA Medical Network which has created an excellent platform to connect with world-leading experts internationally

Gabi has a good knack for building relationships with paediatric patients having great outcomes treating rheumatological, musculoskeletal, inflammatory disorders and juvenile arthritis.
With extensive knowledge working with the top running shoe brands and passionate about shoe technology and advances in footwear, Gabi is well across finding the fit for your foot.

Gabi has a strong interest in all things sport related and is interested in incorporating this into her professional career. She enjoys meeting new athletes and helping them to be active participants in their own health and well-being. She understands the frustration of injury hampering runners reaching their goals and is able to provide preventative solutions.
Gabi enjoys a challenge and is always looking to further her knowledge in order to provide the highest quality of podiatric care and treatment options available.

With a great passion for improving mobility and patient goals whether it be in the sporting field or day to day mobility she is proficient and passionate about all aspects of her profession and looks forward to greeting you with a smile in the clinic.

Gabi is available at our Caloundra and Sippy Downs clinic.

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Luke Rogers

General Care, Sports & Exercise Podiatrist

Luke is an experienced podiatrist who has been operating in private practice for over 14 years, with 2 years of rural experience with Queensland Health. Luke volunteered for several years with the Queensland Podiatry Board and was appointed as President in 2017, providing insight and experience at an industry body level.
This combination of experience and study has led him to gain a strong reputation as a caring and trustworthy practitioner.
Luke has comprehensive experience in all areas of podiatry and enjoys all aspects, from mechanical assessment and sports injuries to ingrown nails and plantar warts. Luke just
likes fixing feet problems. In addition to his Bachelor of Science (Podiatry) at QUT, Luke also has a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, which talks to his interest in sport-related injury management and prevention.
Born and raised on the Sunshine Coast, Luke has an inherent love for sports, camping and the outdoors. He is a keen golfer and enjoys helping to coach his children’s soccer teams.

 

 

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Caloundra Sports & Spinal can be found at Suite 4, Bradfield House, 20 Kalinga St, Caloundra QLD 4551

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