Gympie Sports & Spinal, Located 32 Minutes Away From Pomona

SPORTS & SPINAL

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Gympie

22 Reef St,Gympie, QLD 4570

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Gympie Sports & Spinal provides the Highest Quality Patient Care. Gympie Sports & Spinal brings a range of exceptional allied health services to a wider range of the Gympie community.

Gympie Sports & Spinal offers Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Remedial Massage Therapy, Exercise Physiology and Dietician services. Conveniently located near Kybong, Southside, Kin KinCurra, Two Mile, Victory Heights, Pomona, Cooran, Cooloola Cove and Coles Creek.

The Gympie team uses the latest evidence-based treatments to treat various conditions, including shoulder, neck and back pain, sporting injuries, lower limb conditions, women’s health, headaches, work cover incidents, pre-and post-surgical, motor vehicle accidents and more.

Our team will provide you with a comprehensive assessment and treatment from start to finish. Our clinicians will work with YOU to facilitate your complete recovery.

Gympie Sports & Spinal is NDIS registered and accepts Medicare rebates and HICAPS health fund claims. EFTPOS and credit card facilities are also available for payment. 

Whether you are looking to recover from an injury or recent surgery or are suffering from general aches and pains, our multi-disciplinary team will help you to get back to doing what you love most!

services & FACILITIES

  • On-Site Parking (5 spaces)
  • Street Parking
  • Gym & Pilates Equipment
  • NDIS Registered
  • Medicare Rebates
  • HICAPS Health Fund Claims

OUR TEAM

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Corey Phillis

Remedial Massage Therapist

Corey has Diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy and is currently studying for a Diploma in Reflexology to enhance his Remedial Massage toolbelt. Corey is passionate about improving his client’s quality of life through massage therapy. He is always open and willing to deeply investigate patients’ issues and is always looking forward to providing the best treatment for each individual.

Corey understands that everyone is unique and requires special individual care and solution. Corey has special interests in and can assist you with Remedial, Sports, and Swedish Massage.

Corey is available for Remedial Massage appointments at our Gympie clinic.

Sarah Mewburn

Podiatrist

Sarah completed her Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) at Charles Sturt University Albury. In her career, she has worked in all podiatry settings from Private practice in Canberra, Aged care, and the high-risk foot. She prides herself on treating every patient with respect and empathy.

Growing up in a landlocked country Victoria never kept Sarah out of the water; participating in the swim squad, water polo, and an early career as a swimming teacher. Now in Noosa, Sarah is pursuing surfing with the intent of going from beginner to not falling off as much.

Keeping active has sparked Sarah’s interest in musculoskeletal knowledge and injury prevention. During her career, Sarah has gained valuable experience in biomechanical assessment including; Foot Mobilisation, Dry needing, tissue stress theory, and best practice podiatry injury management. She also enjoys treating all aspects of podiatry including; Dermatological skin and nail care, Nail Surgery, and Diabetic foot care.

Sarah is available for Podiatry appointments at our Kawana and Gympie clinics.

Thomas Suttie

Physiotherapist

Tom completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours at Central Queensland University. During his studies, Tom was fortunate to gain experience in both rural and remote healthcare settings.

Having personal experience dealing with chronic conditions, Tom is passionate about using both hands-on treatments and individualised exercise to help his clients manage their conditions and achieve their rehabilitation and lifestyle goals. Outside of the clinic, Tom is a regular at the gym and also enjoys riding his mountain bike, hiking, camping and playing with his dog.

Tom is available for Physiotherapy consults at our Gympie clinic.

Patricia (Abie) Liwaliw

Physiotherapist

Patricia (also known as Abie) graduated from Emilio Aguinaldo College – Manila in the Philippines in 2017 with a degree in Physiotherapy. Abie had the opportunity to dip her toes in different clinical settings as she was able to work in a private hospital, outpatient clinics, community home health, sports program, and telerehabilitation.

Abie has a key interest in handling musculoskeletal and neurological cases and applying the best available evidence-based practices and individualized, thorough assessments. Abie enjoys working with young athletes, functional exercise programs, and paediatric neurological cases.

Abie advocates for movement, and her passion for helping people drives her to seek learning opportunities to provide the best care to her clients. Outside of work, Abie enjoys a good cup of coffee and a book, running outdoors, hiking, and circuit training.

Abie is available for physiotherapy consults at Gympie Sports & Spinal.

Michael Cahanding

Physiotherapist

Mike completed his Physical Therapy degree in 2016 at the Manila Adventist College (Philippines). He has been a registered Physiotherapist since 2017. With over six years of experience, Mike is known for his Myotherapy techniques which help patients with injuries manage pain and improve their range of movement and rehabilitation. His work with musculoskeletal symptoms and sports injuries in younger and middle-aged clients allowed him to treat acute and chronic pains and thousands of joint problems.

He is adept at identifying the cause of trauma and designing a safe, personalised, and effective treatment plan that best addresses each patient’s need and produces results. Mike is also a very hands-on PT with a reputation for keeping patients motivated and committed to treatment plans in and out of therapy sessions.

On a personal level, Mike is a fur daddy of 2 lovely dogs; as a sporty guy, he loves watching and playing basketball, wants to learn Cricket if given a chance, loves trying new foods, and is a coffee lover.

Michael is available for Physiotherapy appointments at Sports & Spinal Gympie.

John Petil

Physiotherapist

John finished his undergraduate study of Physiotherapy at Our Lady of Fatima University in the Philippines. He initially started practising at one of the top hospitals in his home country, which helped broaden his knowledge of neurologic and muscular cases. After a couple of years, he decided to challenge himself even further by moving to Dubai, where he stayed for five years, developing his craft more around postural and biomechanical issues, especially spinal-related issues.

Over the past eight years of being a Physiotherapist, John always strives to provide quality and evidence-based practice producing satisfactory results for both the patient and provider.

John loves reading books or playing mind-puzzling board games on his off days with a friend. Lately, he also enjoys indoor rock climbing.

John is available for physiotherapy appointments at our Gympie clinic.

 

Jennifer Aviles

Physiotherapist

Jenn graduated with a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She moved to Australia to complete her Masters of Physiotherapy Studies from the University of Queensland in 2017. Jenn has worked in private practice, aged care, and community care. Jenn enjoys working closely with patients to reach their rehabilitation goals.

Outside of work, Jenn enjoys regular gym sessions, being outdoors, and playing sports – previously learning and playing netball and AFL.

Jenn is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Gympie clinic.

Noah Collins

Exercise Physiologist

Noah graduated with his Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2023 whilst studying at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Despite study commitments requiring him to spend much of his time at the Sunshine Coast, he continued to live in his hometown of Gympie.

Noah enjoys seeing clients meet their goals and wants to help them improve their quality of life. Due to his passion for sport and physical activity, he loves to see clients return to their work and sporting environments.

Noah has played sport most of his life and can be found playing hockey every year. He also enjoys going for some runs, bike rides and playing backyard cricket from time to time.

Noah is available for exercise physiology appointments at our Gympie clinic.

Benjamin Frank

Exercise Physiologist

Ben has been involved in the fitness industry for over 10 years as a personal trainer across a wide range of areas including musculoskeletal rehabilitation for acute and chronic conditions, cardiometabolic health and weight loss, strength and conditioning, bodybuilding and group fitness classes. He has completed two bachelor’s degrees in science (majoring in physiology, minoring in psychology) and Exercise and Sport Science and has recently graduated with his Masters degree in Melbourne. Ben is excited to be starting this next chapter of his life in Queensland.

During his university internships, Ben was involved in exercise prescription and delivery for various musculoskeletal, cardiometabolic, neurological, pulmonary, cancer, women’s health and semi-professional athlete populations in hospitals, private practices and a sports academy.

Ben is thankful for having had the privilege of experiencing, managing and overcoming numerous injuries himself (including a traumatic road accident requiring surgery for shoulder complications and numerous arm fractures, as well as lower back and knee injuries), which have not only improved his knowledge and application of rehabilitation on a personal level but have also built resilience and compassion for others experiencing pain and chronic conditions.

Ben has particular interests in musculoskeletal (particularly orthopedic) rehabilitation, cardiometabolic health (including weight loss), strength and conditioning, return to sport in athletes, and the link between mental health, pain and chronic conditions. Ben believes mindset is everything and has a strong focus on building relationships with clients to empower them to achieve sustainable, life-changing results, both physically and mentally.

In his spare time, you’ll find Ben enjoying his daily gym workouts, running, hiking, and other outdoor activities, song writing on guitar and piano, investing in personal development and staying up to date with the latest research to ensure his practice is evidence-based.

Ben is available for exercise physiology consults at our Gympie clinic.

Courtney Bruce

Dietitian

Courtney is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) boasting over 10+ years of experience in the healthcare field, where she has worked extensively in both hospital and community settings. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science (Nutrition and Dietetics) in 2011, and since then, she has been dedicated to helping individuals achieve their health and nutrition goals.

With a particular focus on chronic disease management, weight loss, weight gain, and supporting individuals with disabilities, Courtney is committed to positively impacting her clients’ lives. She takes pride in fostering a healthy and positive relationship with food for those she works with.

Outside of her professional life, Courtney finds joy in various activities. She relishes spending time at the beach, camping amidst nature’s beauty, savouring meals at restaurants, exploring new destinations during her travels abroad, and cherishing quality moments with her family and friends.

Courtney’s warm and friendly personality ensures clients feel at ease during their sessions. She eagerly looks forward to collaborating with you on your improved health and nutrition journey.

Courtney is available for Dietitian consults at our Caloundra and Gympie clinics.

And we’re in! 🎉

Baringa Sports & Spinal has officially moved into its new site and we couldn’t be more excited! 

With quality Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Remedial Massage services on offer the Baringa Sports & Spinal team is here for YOU. 

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And we’re in! 🎉

Baringa Sports & Spinal has officially moved into its new site and we couldn’t be more excited!

With quality Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Remedial Massage services on offer the Baringa Sports & Spinal team is here for YOU.

Book in with our team today 👉 Head to our bio
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World Health Day - ‘My Health, My Right’ 

That’s the theme for WHD, 2024. My Health, My Right wants to champion the right of everyone, everywhere to have access to quality health services, education and information 🙌

We’re proud to offer quality health services to communities across Southeast Queensland. Looking to look after your health? Get in touch with your local Sports & Spinal team today. 

👉 Head to our Bio

World Health Day - ‘My Health, My Right’

That’s the theme for WHD, 2024. My Health, My Right wants to champion the right of everyone, everywhere to have access to quality health services, education and information 🙌

We’re proud to offer quality health services to communities across Southeast Queensland. Looking to look after your health? Get in touch with your local Sports & Spinal team today.

👉 Head to our Bio
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Not long now until we’re into our NEW Baringa site! 🎉

Our new site will allow us to assist the Baringa community and surrounds with all their allied health needs. 

Book now and secure appointment as we edge closer to being in our new site!
👉 head to our bio to book

Not long now until we’re into our NEW Baringa site! 🎉

Our new site will allow us to assist the Baringa community and surrounds with all their allied health needs.

Book now and secure appointment as we edge closer to being in our new site!
👉 head to our bio to book
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FND Awareness Day 🧠

Functional neurological disorder (FND) is a neurological disorder affecting motor, movement and sensory functions of the body.

For the majority of people with FND, a comprehensive multi-disciplinary treatment program is essential to manage symptoms and prevent permanent disability. 

The Sports & Spinal team are dedicated to providing a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare and can assist with the management of FND symptoms. 

Contact your nearest Sports & Spinal clinic today to learn more.

FND Awareness Day 🧠

Functional neurological disorder (FND) is a neurological disorder affecting motor, movement and sensory functions of the body.

For the majority of people with FND, a comprehensive multi-disciplinary treatment program is essential to manage symptoms and prevent permanent disability.

The Sports & Spinal team are dedicated to providing a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare and can assist with the management of FND symptoms.

Contact your nearest Sports & Spinal clinic today to learn more.
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Our new Baringa site isn’t far away! 

We’ll have on offer: 
👉 Physiotherapy 
👉 Podiatry 
👉 Remedial Massage 
👉 Dietetics
👉 Exercise Physiology and 
👉 Women’s Health Physiotherapy 

PLUS, as we grow, we’ll look to have more allied health services added! Watch this space as we edge closer to opening.

Our new Baringa site isn’t far away!

We’ll have on offer:
👉 Physiotherapy
👉 Podiatry
👉 Remedial Massage
👉 Dietetics
👉 Exercise Physiology and
👉 Women’s Health Physiotherapy

PLUS, as we grow, we’ll look to have more allied health services added! Watch this space as we edge closer to opening.
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Coeliac Awareness Week 🍞

Did you know that seeing an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) is the best first step to take when first receiving a coeliac disease diagnosis. 

An APD will provide individualised education about the gluten free diet and tailor a plan to ensure your diet is balanced and healthy. You learn the skills and healthy habits required to follow the diet adequately. 

Get in touch with the Sports & Spinal Dietitian team today to learn more on how they can help you!

Coeliac Awareness Week 🍞

Did you know that seeing an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) is the best first step to take when first receiving a coeliac disease diagnosis.

An APD will provide individualised education about the gluten free diet and tailor a plan to ensure your diet is balanced and healthy. You learn the skills and healthy habits required to follow the diet adequately.

Get in touch with the Sports & Spinal Dietitian team today to learn more on how they can help you!
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