Chermside Sports & Spinal

Just a short drive north of Brisbane’s central business district, our Chermside Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy practice can be found at Suite 2, 832 Gympie Road, opposite the Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre. Conveniently located near Aspley, Carseldine, Everton Park, Mitchelton, Nundah, StaffordBoondallBanyoTaigum, and Wavell Heights. The clinic can easily be accessed via car or public transport.

Open Monday to Saturday, our Chermside clinic is set up for Medicare and HICAPS health fund claims, with EFTPOS and credit card facilities for payment. Modern, clean and inviting, our north Brisbane practice is popular among locals looking for Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Exercise Physiology, Pilates, Psychology and Remedial Massage in Chermside.

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Meet the team @ Chermside

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Michael Davis

Lower Back & Spinal Rehab

Michael studied in New Zealand and graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science, majoring in Physiotherapy from Auckland University of Technology. He has gone on to complete a postgraduate certificate in western acupuncture and has attended NZMPA courses for the management of neck, low back and upper limb pathologies.

Michael has developed a high level of experience in spinal rehabilitation working closely with neurosurgeons (BrizBrain & Spine), pain specialists and GPs. In his time in New Zealand he formed a strong interested in musculoskeletal physiotherapy working with numerous sporting teams, schools, high performance athletes and the general public. He has a client-centred approach, working together with patients and their treating specialists to achieve optimal function and performance in their personal or sporting goals.

In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors and many sports including cricket, rugby, tennis and golf.

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Alana Dinsdale

Neck, Jaw & Headache

Alana is a passionate physiotherapist who is experienced in working with a wide range of musculoskeletal complaints. She enjoys the challenge of finding and addressing the root cause of a problem, and works closely with her patients and other health professionals to deliver the best treatment possible.

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from UQ in 2012, Alana has gone on to further her knowledge through various conferences and courses.

She has developed a particular interest in spinal rehabilitation, and treatment of neck pain, TMJ dysfunction and headaches. Alana uses a number of techniques with her patients including dry needling, manual therapy, exercise prescription and pilates.

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Marnie Crosdale

Women’s Health

Marnie Crosdale graduated from Australian Catholic University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. She has developed a keen interest in Female Power Lifting and associated sport related injuries and rehabilitation.

Marnie has completed further postgraduate training in dry needling and Women’s Health conditions, and is passionate about promoting prenatal women’s health and fitness and returning post-partum women to exercise safely.

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Jess Morey

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Jessica graduated with a Master of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Exercise Science from Griffith University. Her Physiotherapy passion lies within the sporting and athletic domain, which has developed from an extensive history with Athletics, competing as a middle distance runner.

Jess believes in treating the presenting injury while also treating the underlying cause, allowing her clients to successfully perform at their peak all year round. Jess strives to work as a partnership with her clients to provide high quality evidence-based treatment, allowing you to achieve your goals and get back to the things you enjoy.

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Nick Hurrell

Musculoskeletal Physio

Nick studied at Griffith University where he completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science and a Master of Physiotherapy.

He has a keen interest in sporting injuries which came through his own experience as a semi-professional rugby player as well as working closely with elite athletes from a range of sports. Recently, Nick has worked with the Gold Coast SUNS AFL team for the past  4 years as well as contract work with the ACT Brumbies, Kangaroos NRL, Jillaroos NRL, Canberra Raiders, Sydney Roosters and the NSWIS Diving.

Nick takes a holistic approach to injury management and rehabilitation with a focus on exercise to helping clients achieve their goals and maximise their quality of life. He is always looking to further his knowledge through professional development to ensure he is providing the most relevant, up-to-date and evidence-based treatments to his clients. Outside of work, Nick enjoys traveling, running, swimming and cycling.

 

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Natasha Gunston

Exercise Physiologist

Natasha is an accredited Exercise Physiologist exercise physiologist who enjoys working with people to help them achieve their goals for both long-term and short-term improvements in health. She is a firm believer that educating people about their health, and how to manage this through safe exercise and lifestyle changes, will give people the best pathway to improved quality of life. Her main areas of interest are chronic disease management, exercise and healthy lifestyle promotion, Clinical Pilates, as well as cardiac, musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation.

Natasha’s spare time is spent training and competing in the Equestrian discipline of Eventing – the horse version of a triathlon.

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Sally Tyben

Remedial Massage Therapist

Sally believes that helping people achieve health and wellbeing is one of the most amazing things you could do for others.

Through a love and passion for massage, Sally obtained her Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy through the Australian College of Massage in Melbourne in 2008.

Sally has worked closely with clients with all forms of muscular tension and pain. Sally’s strongest style of massage is remedial based, providing the client with deep tissue movements that will release tension and stress.

  “It is important for my clients to feel supported in maintaining their own level of self-care for ongoing health & wellbeing”

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Louise Dunn

Podiatrist

Louise Dunn gained her Bachelor of Science (podiatry) degree at the University of Brighton in the UK. She previously worked in the NHS, focusing on Diabetes/wound management and rehab care for a number of years. Louise emigrated with her family to Australia in 2003 and has continued with her work in the private sector, providing a range of treatments from general foot care to orthotic therapy, nail surgery, footwear advice and children’s feet. Louise does both clinical work and home visits in the local community, treating private patients, DVA, EPC and Transition Care.

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Chelsea McCallum

Dietitian

Chelsea is passionate about empowering clients to transform their health and prevent chronic disease. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of the Sunshine Coast, Chelsea has experience in a wide range of nutrition areas such as weight management, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, irritable bowel syndrome, malnutrition and sports nutrition.

From a young age, Chelsea has been involved in many sports from touch football to volleyball. More recently she enjoys engaging in outdoor activities to keep fit. Outside of work, Chelsea can be found in her kitchen, at the beach or running up one of the Glass House Mountains.

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Ashleigh Trout

Remedial Massage Therapist

Ashleigh has been practicing massage for over 5 years and completed her Remedial Massage Therapy studies at the Australian Institute of Applied Science in early 2016. She is very results driven and loves to see improvement in her clients and their well-being.
Ashleigh uses Cupping, Trigger Point Therapy, and Deep Tissue/ Remedial techniques to ensure her clients walk away with more movement and less tension with a special interest in the management of chronic headaches and neck tension. She is also trained in relaxation and pregnancy massage.

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Parking @ Chermside

Parking is located through the keep clear off Hamilton Road to the rear of the building. Sports and Spinal have 5 car parks along the front wall that are shared with Campbell cosmetic Hearing.

If these parks are full please try and park along the back fence or in the parking allocated for other businesses closest to Hamilton Road. Do not park in the large area nearest to chemist warehouse (behind Mega Buy) to avoid being towed

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