Kawana Sports & Spinal, 7 minutes away from Brightwater

SPORTS & SPINAL

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Kawana

K1 Building, Level 3, Suite14/16 Innovation PkwyBirtinya, QLD 4575

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Kawana Sports & Spinal is located off Kawana Way, and only a short distance from the new Sunshine Coast hospital precinct, conveniently located near Brightwater, Currimundi, Wurtulla and Birtinya.

Kawana Sports & Spinal offers Physiotherapy, Pilates, Podiatry, Exercise Physiology, Dietetics, Remedial Massage, New You, Hydrotherapy, Group Gym Classes and much more! We also have a fully equipped gym and Pilates studio.

The Kawana Sports & Spinal 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.

Kawana 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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Lynette Ross

Remedial Massage Therapist

Lynette’s background consists of over 28 years of Relaxation Massage and Holistic Therapies. During this time Lynette has worked in holiday resorts, day spas, tennis academy, chiropractic, massage and osteopath clinics.
In 2021, Lynette decided to further her education and became a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist, studying at MIMT in Melbourne and is a member of MMA and Massage Association of Australia.

Treatment with Lynette consists of trigger point therapy and myofascial release, using the gliding Myofascial Cupping technique, a great form of deep tissue massage, but in a gentle way. This technique is excellent for athletes, sports minded people, injuries, scar tissue, frozen shoulders or every day tightness or general aches and pains. Lynette, holds other qualifications such as Homeopathy, Reflexology and incorporates her holistic knowledge, to enhance the result of the treatment.

Outside of work, Lynette loves being in nature, walking, yoga and daily meditation. Lynette is so excited to be part of the team here at Sports and Spinal and looks forward to assisting and supporting your general health and wellbeing.

Lynette is available for Remedial Massage consults at our Kawana and Baringa clinics.

Beth White

Lymphedema Therapist & Massage Therapist

Beth has worked as a Remedial Massage Therapist for 10 years. She has a Diploma of Remedial Massage from Nature Care College.

Coming from Sydney, Beth worked with several chiropractic clinics supporting their clients and therapists. She is a past world champion para triathlete and has extensive experience managing high performing athletes and helping them to accelerate recovery between events.

Beth has additional training in deep tissue, trigger point therapy, pregnancy, relaxation, and sports therapy massage modalities. Beth has managed clients recovering from spinal surgery, sports injuries, stroke and workplace rehabilitation.

Beth is a blind therapist and is supported by her guide dog Queenie. Beth has also worked with Guide Dogs in their community outreach programs, fundraising activities and as a public speaker.

Beth is available for Remedial Massage appointments at our Kawana clinic.

Dion Wallace

Shoulder, Knee & Sports Rehab Physiotherapist

Working in the field for almost a decade, Dion has completed a post-graduate Masters in Physiotherapy on a background of a Bachelor’s degree in Sport and Exercise Science.

Dion likes to think outside the box and help return clients to their optimum level of function, and manage acute and chronic pain, whether that is in the home, at work, or in the sporting environment. Dion has completed additional studies in Sports injury, Musculoskeletal Injury, and Chronic Pain Management and enjoys working with a wide variety of patients to help them achieve their goals.

Dion has a keen interest in AFL and Rugby Union outside of work.

Dion is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Kawana clinic. 

Ashley Vincent

Musculoskeletal & Women's Health Physiotherapist

Ashley completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Australian Catholic University and has since spent over 7 years working in private practice.

Ashley has completed post-graduate training in Women’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy enabling her to treat various pelvic floor conditions such as pelvic organ prolapse, incontinence, pelvic pain and all things pre and postnatal. She has a passion for helping women achieve a healthy and happy quality of life at any age and stage.

She also has experience treating an array of musculoskeletal conditions with a special interest in dance injuries, given her 16-year competitive dance background. Ashley has training in western acupuncture and dry needling, sports physiotherapy, and all forms of Pilates.

Ashley is enthusiastic about providing a holistic approach to patient-cantered care and providing tailored, evidence-based exercise programs to create long-term management for her patients. Ashley is available for Physiotherapy and Women’s Health appointments at our Caloundra and Kawana clinics.

Ashley Ervine

Physiotherapist

Ashley is an experienced physiotherapist who graduated from Stellenbosch University, South Africa in 2010. Ashley went on to complete her-graduate Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) training in 2013 and was awarded the top case study for the year. This forms the basis of her clinical reasoning and hands-on treatment. She has also completed her Pilates Mat Training, allowing her to provide high-quality Pilates classes.

Ashley gained most of her experience working in the private sector seeing patients with a wide range of conditions. She is an empathetic and compassionate physio who works closely with her patients to get the best results and help them with their healing journey. Ashley enjoys treating neck and sacroiliac dysfunctions, post-mastectomy patients, and since becoming a mum of two littles, she has a special passion for working with women during pregnancy and during their post-partum recovery.

Outside of work, Ashley enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.

Ashley is available for physiotherapy appointments at our Caloundra and Kawana clinics.

Mitchell Brandon

Physiotherapist

Mitchell completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at the University of Queensland in Brisbane where he began his career working in private practice seeing a variety of clinical presentations. After moving around Queensland throughout his life – from Weipa in Far North Queensland to Toowoomba in the Darling Downs – he couldn’t be more excited to call the Sunshine Coast his new home.

Mitchell has always had a passion for sport. This has translated into his career as he holds a strong interest in treating sports and exercise related injuries – particularly ankles and shoulders. Mitchell applies his communication skills to show his care for patient wellbeing; his empathetic nature and willingness to go above and beyond ensures a positive outcome for his patients.

Mitchell is driven towards continuously improving his skills and takes great care that all of his patients leave each session with a clear understanding of their specialised treatment plan to best achieve their goals.

Outside of work, Mitchell loves watching sport, running, travelling, playing board games and going fishing and camping.

Mitchell is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Caloundra and Kawana locations.

Chris Stack

Physiotherapist

Chris completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University in Townsville and has since been working in private practice on the Gold Coast and more recently on the Sunshine Coast. Hailing from Atherton Far North Queensland, Chris has a great appreciation for the outdoors and enjoys getting involved in the community.

Chris has a keen interest in sports-related injuries and enjoys treating knees, ankles, and shoulders. He understands the importance of keeping active through the initial phases of injury and working closely with his clients to develop long-term solutions. Chris prides himself on his communication skills to ensure his clients are well-informed and are involved in decisions throughout each stage of recovery. Developing his clinical skills has been a priority and has so far completed APA level 1 Sports Physiotherapy and Pilates courses.

Chris aims to continue his development as a sports physiotherapist so he can continue providing optimal care for his clients. He also has experience working with sporting teams as a physiotherapist and sports trainer in rugby league, union, soccer, and AFL. This experience fuels his passion for sports injury prevention, particularly in the adolescent population.

Outside of the clinic, Chris enjoys getting out in the surf, training in the gym, running, hiking, and watching the footy (NRL of course).

Chris is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Kawana location.

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.

Sophie Nall

Podiatrist

Sophie has completed her Bachelor in Podiatry degree at The Queensland University of Technology and recently relocated to the Sunshine Coast from Brisbane. Through university she worked at The Athlete’s Foot and has extensive knowledge in footwear technologies and prescription for all sorts of activities including running, netball, football and gym specific footwear.

Sophie is passionate about multiple aspects of podiatry including sports injuries, dermatological care and paediatrics. She has a special interest in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions and curating individualised treatment plans to get patients back to what they love doing.

Outside of work she likes matcha, a good music playlist and keeps active by running, strength training and reformer classes.

Sophie is available for Podiatry consults at our Sippy Downs and Kawana clinics.

Luke Rogers

Podiatrist - General Care, Sports & Exercise

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 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 podiatry and enjoys all aspects, from mechanical assessment and sports injuries to ingrown nails and plantar warts. Luke 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.

Luke is available for Podiatry appointments at our Kawana, Caloundra, and Baringa clinics.

 

 

 

 

Jaime Singleton

Women's & Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

With over 15 years of experience in the field of Women’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy, Jaime has been fortunate enough to work in the largest Maternity hospital in Australia, liaise alongside specialist Gynecologists, Urogynaecologists, Colorectal surgeons, and Pain Doctors, and treat countless patients across the lifespan from teenage years to the elderly.

Jaime has completed post-graduate study and many advanced courses in pelvic health; taught university students both on an undergraduate and postgraduate level; presented at international conferences; headed the Allied Health teams for Persistent Pelvic Pain clinics in the areas of Endometriosis and Pelvic Mesh injuries, and worked in both the public and private sectors of health and Physiotherapy. Jaime loves working with all pelvic health clients in helping them to understand their conditions and champion them to take control of their rehabilitation to optimise their outcomes.

Jaime loves working with pelvic pain and post-operative patients; she is qualified to fit pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse management; and is a qualified Level 4 DMA Clinical Pilates instructor as well, so individualised exercise prescription is a large part of her treatment approach.

Outside of work, you’ll find Jaime either spending bulk time with my dogs, at any live music I can find (a sucker for RnB!), or down at the beach, which is why I moved to the beautiful Sunshine Coast!

Jaime is available for Women’s Health appointments at our Baringa, Caloundra, Nambour, and Kawana clinics.

Paul Scalise

Exercise Physiologist

Originally from Sydney, Paul is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with extensive experience in the industry. He completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science in 2015, moving on to a Master of Exercise Physiology in 2017, both at the Australian Catholic University.

Paul’s knowledge and interests lie in Rheumatic conditions, including Ankylosing Spondylitis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. He also has significant experience in postoperative rehabilitation, as well as musculoskeletal disorders, both acute and chronic disease management, and injury prevention. Paul also has a passion and interest in neurological rehabilitation.

Having previously worked as a Personal Trainer in the fitness industry, Paul draws passion from assisting people to achieve their health goals through physical activity and exercise; he recognises the importance of individuality and helping his clients maintain their day-to-day function by not only understanding their clinical needs but also learning about them as a person. Paul believes tailored exercise and supplemental education are pivotal to helping a client achieve their own vision of their best health and wellbeing.

When he isn’t in the clinic gym, Paul describes himself as a gamer geek; he enjoys all forms, including board games and computer gaming. He also enjoys watching the NRL – he is a Manly Sea Eagles supporter.

Paul is available for exercise physiology appointments at Kawana Sports & Spinal.

Shannon Chilman

Exercise Physiologist

Shannon is an exercise physiologist with a special interest in women’s health and adolescent athletics. Originally from the USA, she has completed her Bachelor’s in Athletic Training and Master’s in Exercise and Sports Medicine where she spent 2 years working with collegiate sports rehabilitation. Most recently, she received her Master’s in Clinical Exercise Physiology from Australian Catholic University in Brisbane.

Shannon has cultivated a holistic approach to helping others achieve their goals. She understands enjoying a healthy lifestyle means you have to acknowledge the whole person: body, mind, and spirit. She also believes exercise should not be boring and strives to make each session fun and engaging.

Shannon has been on the Sunshine Coast for the last 6 years and enjoys spending her time cooking as well as hiking the local trails.

Shannon is available for exercise physiology appointments at our Kawana clinic.

Tenikka Mogno

Exercise Physiologist

Tenikka completed her exercise physiology degree at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2017 when she landed her job at Sports and Spinal. Tenikka is driven to help people manage their conditions through exercise prescription and education on behaviour change for long-term management in a collaborative approach.

Tenikka has many years of experience working with chronic disease management including musculoskeletal, neurological, and metabolic conditions, in particular working largely in the NDIS space and also running our type 2 diabetes program throughout the year. Her welcoming nature has her patients at ease and open to setting new goals and creating positive change.

Tenikka is the SSP team leader for our exercise physiologists on the Sunshine Coast, she is passionate about supporting her team and driving the service to its full potential.

On the weekends you’ll find her out in the water or reading a good book.

Tenikka is available for Exercise Physiology appointments at our Kawana location.

Caitlin Follett

Paediatric & Eating Disorder Dietitian

Caitlin is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) who completed her Bachelor of Dietetics at the University of the Sunshine Coast and has spent many years working in private practice supporting her clients with a range of nutrition concerns across the coast. She has special interests in paediatric nutrition, and eating disorder management and regularly completes additional training and education in these areas of nutrition.

Caitlin has completed her Certificate of Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetics through the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, and is a qualified SOS Feeding Therapist. Caitlin is passionate about supporting even the littlest of clients to develop life-long skills to support proper nutrition and develop a positive relationship with food. She works closely with clients, their families and carers and takes great pride in improving not just the client’s experience with food, but also helping the bigger support network along the feeding and eating journey too. Caitlin has experience working with paediatric clients with ASD, ADHD, fussy eating, sensory processing difficulties, faltering growth, global underdevelopment, eating disorders, cerebral palsy and more. She is also able to support those requiring enteral or parenteral nutrition (tube feeding).

Caitlin also has a special interest in eating disorder management. She works with clients across the lifespan to improve their experience with food and their quality of life to support eating disorder recovery. Caitlin prides herself on using an individualised, compassionate approach with each client and understands that discussing food and nutrition may be confronting for some clients or their families, and works with people at their own pace throughout their nutrition care.

Caitlin is available for appointments at our Kawana and Nambour Sports & Spinal clinics and for home visits through Total Rehab Solutions.

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!
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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
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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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