Nambour Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy, 15 min away from Montville

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Nambour Sports & Spinal

Sports & Spinal Physio Nambour is conveniently located on the Sunshine Coast. This practice is situated at 1/ 2-4 Nambour Mapleton Road right across the road from the Nambour Hospital, conveniently located near Bli BliMalenyWoombyeParklandsBurnsideMontville and Palmwoods.

Sports& Spinal Nambour features on-site car parking as well as an onsite gym with Pilates equipment. 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 Nambour clinic is a popular choice for PhysiotherapyPilates, Podiatry, Dietetics, Exercise Physiology, Remedial Massage, PsychologyNew You and Hydrotherapy classes.

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 @ Nambour

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Ben Hones

Neck and Shoulder Rehab

Ben completed his Physiotherapy degree in New Zealand at the University of Otago in 2010. Since then he has treated a range of patients in private practice and has developed a clinical interest in the treatment of neck and shoulder conditions.

By supporting his practice with the latest evidence, postgraduate courses, and taking a holistic approach, he supports patients towards their individual goals.

He enjoys all things outdoors, with sporting interests including hiking, surfing, rugby, and martial arts.

Ben is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Nambour location.

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Candice Lamb

Women’s Health

Candice graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and has been working with Sports and Spinal since 2014. Since graduation, Candice has undertaken further study in the field of Women’s Health and Continence and is this year beginning her Master’s Degree in this specialised area through Curtin University, WA. Candice enjoys treating women of all ages and is incredibly passionate about educating and empowering women to better understand and manage their conditions. She has experience treating a wide range of conditions including pelvic pain, prolapse, incontinence and constipation, as well as pre and postnatal conditions.

Candice also has a keen interest in strength and conditioning, functional movement and exercise-based rehabilitation which stems from her background as a weightlifter and Crossfit coach.

Candice is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Maroochydore and Nambour locations.

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Montana Morrison

General Physiotherapy

Montana has recently completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University in her home town of Townsville, before relocating to the Sunshine Coast. Driven by a passion for enhancing movement and kicking goals, Montana believes every individual requires a unique and holistic approach to ensure successful outcomes. Montana aims to optimise self-management to enhance the quality of life.

Montana enjoys an active lifestyle, often participating in hikes and treks, and enjoys time at the gym. Overall, the beach is the place you will find her when she is not in the clinic, attempting to master surfing.

Montana is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Nambour clinic.

 

 

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Sophie Stewart

Chronic Pain & Back Rehab

Sophie graduated from the University of Queensland with honours in 2010 and has worked in private practice ever since. Sophie has a huge passion for physiotherapy and believes in a holistic approach to patient care with great importance placed on active rehabilitation and education towards long-term self-management. Her passion lies with rehabilitation from chronic conditions, persistent pain and rehabilitation during and after cancer treatment.

The evidence is overwhelming to indicate that a multidisciplinary approach to treatment yields the best outcomes for patients, therefore Sophie places great importance on communication between patient, physio and all health professionals involved in the recovery process. Sophie believes this team approach will ensure the best possible outcome and care for her patients.

Sophie is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Nambour location, to book an appointment with Sophie please fill out the contact us form or contact Nambour Sports & Spinal on 07 5441 2744

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Letitia McWhinnie

General Physiotherapy

Letitia is a qualified Physiotherapist who recently graduated from the University of South Australia in 2019. Letitia has experience working with a wide variety of clientele in the community setting since moving to the coast in January this year. Letitia believes in taking a holistic approach to patient care and working alongside each individual to help them achieve their goals and regain function. She aims to use exercise prescription and education in order to help her patients maximise their quality of life.

Outside of the clinic, Letitia enjoys being outdoors and living an active lifestyle, particularly spending time at the beach and learning to surf. 

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Sam Slykhuis

General Physiotherapy

Sam recently completed his Physiotherapy degree with honours at Monash University, Victoria in 2020. With student experience at the Alfred Hospital and private practice, Sam further developed a passion for working with a team of health professionals to provide the best patient-centred care possible.

As an accredited strength and conditioning coach, Sam aims to combine his Physiotherapy skills manual therapy skills with exercise prescription to provide patients with long lasting treatment and holistic care. Sam understands that patients want to focus on what they can do rather than focus on what they cannot, and this is something he follows closely. He is a believer in empowering his patients with education and clear reasoning.

He enjoys living an active lifestyle and has a passion for surfing, paddling and endurance racing. Coming from Victoria, he is very much looking forward to the warmer water.

Sam is available for appointments at the Nambour clinic.

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Faith Cochrane

Exercise Physiologist

Faith is an Exercise Physiologist from Tasmania, graduating from the University of the Sunshine Coast, who now considers the Sunshine Coast home.
Faith is motivated to optimise the quality of life for all that come to see her, ensuring sessions and programs address personal goals, current ability and lifestyles.
She has a passion for Women’s Health and movement analysis, looking at how to you’re moving daily that has an impact on your musculoskeletal aches and pains.

During her time off Faith likes to mountain climb, mountain bike, play soccer and be down on the beach with her dog. Faith believes that motion is lotion so let’s get moving!

Faith is available for Exercise Physiology appointments at our Nambour and Sippy Downs locations.

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Liz Pressick

Exercise Physiologist

Liz’s 14 years of clinical career has been in a diversity of fields including managing her own clinical and home-based private practice. Her areas of expertise are working with people vulnerable to, or living with, mental illness, mental health conditions and disability, as well as older adult and Indigenous population groups. Liz promotes mentally, socially and physically healthy lifestyles that empower individuals and communities, and value diversity. Her personal beliefs and characteristics lead her patient-centred approach with the primary focus being patient welfare and well-being.

More broadly, Liz’s career has evolved over the years with experience also in the fitness industry, elite sport (strength and conditioning mainly Paralympic athletes) and the academic world of university (teaching in sport, exercise and health, and creating industry partnerships). In 2021, Liz will submit her PhD thesis on a community-focused health promotion research project, Play sport, live better!, which she conducted in collaboration with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait community on the Sunshine Coast.

Sport has been a big part of Liz’s life and over the years, she played a variety of sports at the top level and now enjoys sport, exercise and recreational pursuits for physical and mental fitness. She encourages patients to do the same as they age to maintain quality of life and independence.

Liz is available for Exercise Physiology services at our Nambour Clinic on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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Emily Whitmore

Remedial Massage Therapist

Emily Whitmore graduated from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom in June 2012 achieving a first class honours degree in Sports and Exercise Science. She then went on to complete her Level 5 BTEC Professional Diploma in Clinical Sport and Remedial Massage Therapy at the London School of Sports Massage, qualifying in August 2013. She is also a qualified therapist in advanced Dry Needling.

Since qualifying Emily has worked as a Sports & Remedial Massage Therapist within Physiotherapy clinics in the United Kingdom. Her clinical experience also includes working with British Triathlon at their base in Loughborough; this has involved travelling overseas to training camps and European and World Triathlon events, helping to prevent injury and facilitate recovery from training and competition. Emily also worked as the primary masseuse for the Loughborough Students Elite Rugby Union Team who compete in National League 1.

Emily is available for Remedial Massage appointments at our Nambour location.

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Clair Niven

Remedial Massage Therapist

Clair is a Qualified Remedial Massage Therapist and also has an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy.  She is very passionate about the health benefits and remedial nature of massage and loves seeing the positive change that massage makes in her clients.

Clair has special interests in trigger point therapy, deep tissue therapy, jaw and neck tension relief, and gentle stretching, all to achieve a reduction in muscle tension and pain. She also has experience in relaxation massage, pregnancy massage, and understands the massage needs of mums with babies and young children, but enjoys providing massage solutions for people from all walks of life.

Clair is available for Remedial Massage appointments at our Maroochydore and Nambour locations.

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Ricki-lee Driver

Dietitian

Ricki-lee is passionate about supporting and empowering clients to achieve their health-related goals. Since graduating with an Honours in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of the Sunshine Coast, Ricki-lee has obtained experience across a variety of sectors including private hospitals, aged care facilities, private practice, and specialist teams. Ricki-lee applies a patient-centred approach to enable clients to overcome health barriers and facilitate diet and lifestyle independence.  Ricki-lee has special interests in adult and childhood obesity, bariatrics and disability.

Outside of work, Ricki-lee enjoys rock climbing, spending time with family and friends and experimenting in the kitchen.

Ricki-Lee is available for Dietitian appointments at our Buderim, Nambour, Maroochydore and Coolum locations.

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Blake Withers

Podiatrist

Blake graduated with a Bachelor of Podiatry from the University of Newcastle. He has always held a deep interest in health, fitness and the human body leading him towards his chosen profession of podiatry. He continually expands his knowledge and skills to keep up to date with the latest science behind lower limb conditions and injuries.

Blake enjoys all aspects of podiatric care but holds a special interest in sports and biomechanical podiatry (including paediatric patients). The most important thing for Blake is helping his patients achieve their goals.

In his spare time, Blake enjoys the outdoors and many sports including Rugby League, surfing, running and CrossFit.

Blake is available for Podiatry appointments at our Sippy Downs, Maroochydore and Nambour locations.

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Nambour Sports & Spinal can be found at 1/2-4 Nambour – Mapleton Rd, Nambour QLD 4560

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Parking @ Nambour

Nambour Sports and Spinal are directly opposite the main entrance to Nambour General Hospital, look for the yellow motel sign and turn into that drive way, numerous parks are available behind the practice. Sports and Spinal Nambour is located on the street front.

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