North lakes Sports & Spinal

North Lakes Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy can be found in the heart of North Lakes at Suite 9, Lvl 1, 12 North Lakes Drive, opposite the North Lakes Westfield Shopping Centre. Conveniently located near Deception BayNarangbaDakabinKallangurMurrumba DownsRothwellBurpengaryMango HillCaboolture and Morayfield. The clinic can easily be accessed via car or public transport.

Open Monday to Friday, North Lakes Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy 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, Pilates, Exercise Physiology, Remedial Massage and Dietetics in North Lakes.

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Meet the team @ North Lakes

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Siliva Tufuga

Lower Back & Spinal Rehab

Originally from New Zealand but graduating from The University of Queensland, Siliva has developed extensive international experience over 20 years of clinical practice including both Australia and the UK. In England he was team leader of a specialised group of advanced orthopaedic clinicians and helped to successfully develop the GP screening clinics and Injection Therapy service. Upon his return home he has spent the past few years treating active Australian troops at the large military base in Enoggera, Brisbane where overloading of the spine and effective return to military service go hand-in-hand.

Accordingly Siliva has vast knowledge in treating spinal disorders and low back pain. He enjoys working with his patients to identify and resolve their daily pain issues and implement strengthening strategies to prevent future occurrences.
In his free time he enjoys spending time with his young family and is an IRB Level 2 rugby coach.

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Maddie Franco

Musculoskeletal Physio

Maddie graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (First Class Honours) at the University of Queensland. Maddie adopts a result driven attitude that focuses on the reduction of pain, return to functional activities and preventative strategies. She places an importance on a personalised holistic treatment approach and has a passion for improving patient quality of life. She is always eager to engage in ongoing professional development and learn new evidence based approaches to treatment. Outside of work, Maddie enjoys scuba diving, hiking and netball.

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Kirsti McCormack

Women's Health Physiotherapy

Kirsti hails from Ireland having completed her undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Dublin in 2009. Following working in New Zealand, Kirsti is now committed to providing clients in the Redcliffe Peninsula and North Lakes region with quality physiotherapy care.

Kirsti has a passion for Women`s Health and has completed training in this field to empower women with issues concerning the pelvis including dysfunction of the pelvic floor, bowel, and bladder. Kirsti is also passionate about assisting women to manage abdominal separation post birth and guiding women through exercise during the perinatal period.

To achieve excellent Physiotherapy outcomes, Kirsti utilises a variety of treatment options including manual therapy, pilates & exercise therapy, dry needling, and education.

When you don’t see Kirsti at the clinic, she will be spending time with her young family, working out in the gym, walking her Blue Heeler or exploring Queensland`s outdoor scene!

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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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Lauren Sexton

Exercise Physiologist

Lauren graduated from the University Of The Sunshine Coast completing a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Science. Predominately working in private practice since graduating, Lauren has developed a clinical interest in geriatrics, weight loss/chronic disease management and injury prevention/rehabilitation.

As well working in clinical settings, Lauren has also had experience in education (Certificate III and IV in fitness), clinical Pilates, sports performance enhancement (soccer) and sports training.

Lauren is driven by patients achieving their personal goals, returning to enjoyable activities and modifying the risk of morbidity to lead a healthier and happier lifestyle.

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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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Parking @ North Lakes

North Lakes Sports & Spinal has dedicated parking behind the building. To access please turn onto Little Burke St from North Lakes Drive. Reception will give you a code when you visit so you can exit.

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