Chermside Sports and Spinal, 10 min away from Nundah

Chermside Sports & Spinal

Sports and Spinal Physio Chermside is situated at Suite 2, 832 Gympie Road, opposite the Westfield Shopping Centre. Just a short drive north of Brisbane’s central business district, our Chermside clinic is conveniently located near Aspley, CarseldineEverton Park, Mitchelton, NundahStaffordBoondallBanyoTaigum, and Wavell Heights. The clinic can easily be accessed via car or public transport.

Chermside Sports & Spinal 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 Chermside clinic is a popular choice for Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Exercise Physiology, Pilates, Mums & Bubs Classes, Psychology, Remedial Massage, Psychology and Dietetics services in the Chermside area.

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 tailed treatment plan to help reach their health goals. To find out more about Telehealth click here.

Meet the team @ Chermside

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Sam Moyle

Lower Back & Spinal Rehab Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy was a natural career choice for Sam, having competed at a high level in track and field, cricket, touch football and Australian Rules Football. He realised the impact of strong physical health and its impact on physical and emotional wellbeing.

Sam graduated from the University of Queensland with first-class honours and began his career in the public sector where he enjoyed gaining valuable experience in pre and post-surgery treatment protocols as well using his excellent communication skills in providing optimum client care. Sam has worked with and learnt from, some of Australia’s leading neurological physiotherapists. He used these effective skills when screening for more serious conditions to ensure his treatment plans reflect the needs of his clients.

Sam then made the transition into private practice and was able to apply his knowledge and skills working with some of Queensland’s premier cricket and football clubs.

Sam has recently returned from working in the United Kingdom. He worked as a Lead Physiotherapist in the heart of London with some of the world’s leading sports physicians and orthopaedic surgeons enhancing his theoretical and practical knowledge within this vibrant and stimulating environment. Sam developed close working relationships with acclaimed shoulder, spinal and foot/ankle surgeons constantly learning, refining and enhancing his current practice.

Sam looks forward to bringing his knowledge and experience to Sports and Spinal as well as learning from his new colleagues and patients about the provision of exemplary physiotherapy care. Sam’s patients will benefit from an excellent communicator, an active listener who will provide a hands-on approach to quality care and expert exercise prescription skills.

In his leisure time, Sam enjoys the outdoors. He loves to explore the South East Queensland walking tracks and he is a keen cricketer and runner. Sam played cricket in England and is always looking to lower his 10km running PB. Sam’s overall professional goal is to provide optimum health care to all those who engage with him.

Sam is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Chermside location.

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Jason Vaughan

Hip & Lower Limb Physiotherapist

Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from the University of Queensland. He is currently undergoing post-graduate training in hip and groin management, football medicine and working towards being awarded the title of APA Sports Physiotherapist. He has also gone on to complete further training in complex shoulder pain and pathology taught by one of the world’s leading shoulder experts.

Jason has a keen interest in all areas of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy with a particular focus towards the hip and lower limb, acute and chronic lumbar spine pain and sports injuries for all levels of athletes.

He is currently the Head Physiotherapist for the Virginia United FC men’s football teams and has previously enjoyed providing pitch-side first aid for Olympic FC, Wests Bulldogs Rugby Union, Easts Tigers Rugby Union and Marist College Ashgrove.

Jason is experienced in diagnosing and addressing the painful problems and movement habits of his clients, developing step by step treatment plans and building long-term resilience when the pain has eased to ensure the injury does not return again. Through active, hands-on and research-based management, Jason ensures his clients achieve their short and long-term goals and improve their health and quality of life.

Outside of the clinic, Jason writes on his popular IG blog ‘NBA Injury Report’ which breaks down NBA player injuries in simple terms for the average sports fan.

In his spare time, you will find Jason enjoying getting outdoors, playing sports, eating his way around town and working towards French fluency.

Jason is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Chermside location

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Haleh Faham

Women’s Health & General Physiotherapist

Haleh graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2009 and has since been working in private practice as well as the hospital and community aged care settings. She has a special interest and training in Women’s Health and incontinence physiotherapy and helps women better understand and manage their conditions. She continues to have a keen interest in developing her knowledge and skills to enhance her treatment approach.

Haleh enjoys helping patients through exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. Her true satisfaction is having a positive impact on a person’s overall health, happiness and ability to live their life to the fullest.

Outside work, Haleh loves hiking, swimming, playing keyboard and oil painting

Haleh is also fluent in Persian.

Haleh is available for appointments at our Chermside clinic.

 

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Prue Barker

General Physiotherapist

Prue graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours), from the University of Queensland. Prue enjoys treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal complaints and has an interest in injury prevention. Prue is passionate about getting people back to doing what they love through combining hands-on treatment with tailored exercise programs.

Prue is a qualified Pilates instructor and enjoys incorporating this into her treatment programs.

Outside of work Prue enjoys the outdoors and many sports particularly swimming and running.

Prue is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Chermside clinic.

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Michael Davis

Lower Back & Spinal Rehab Physiotherapist

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.

Michael is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Chermside location.

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Matthew Crear

Exercise Physiologist

Matt graduated from James Cook University with a bachelor of Exercise Physiology (Clinical) in 2016. Since he spent two years working in Hervey Bay where he was able to implement an injury prevention program to a wide variety of athletes. Along with his interest in aiding athletes to return to full health post-injury, Matt also worked closely with those who have osteoporosis, T2DM and general musculoskeletal injuries.

Matt started work with Sports and Spinal in 2019, where he has grown to develop a special interest in a return to sport / full capacity, pre and post-operative rehabilitation, persistent pain and chronic disease management.

Matt is a passionate fitness enthusiast who has battled through several injuries himself. Currently, you’ll find Matt playing golf a few times a week, in the gym, doing pilates or running, along with playing social sports wherever he can.

Matt is available for Exercise Physiology appointments at our Chermside location.

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Annie-Jihee Tak

Remedial Massage Therapist

Annie is passionate about helping you to relax and enjoy the much-needed relief of all your muscle aches and pains. She takes great pride and satisfaction in her treatments and knowing she has helped improve your mood, movement and relaxation.

Annie has been providing amazing therapeutic results for over 10years now throughout Korea, New Zealand and Australia. She specializes in a range of treatments and techniques including trigger point therapy, deep tissue, Swedish massage, reflexology, lymphatic drainage, pregnancy massage and cupping to effectively relax and improve your movement and function.

Annie is available for Remedial Massage appointments at the Chermside clinic.

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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.

Louise is available for Podiatry appointments at our Chermside location

Louise is available for Podiatry home visit appointments around North Lakes

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Thomas Abraham

Podiatrist

Tom graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Podiatry. Since leaving university he has gained an interest in sports injuries, biomechanics and wound care and is always looking to learn more allowing him to provide the best treatment he can. Tom has also spent some time working with running footwear specifically ASICS.

During school and university, Tom was actively involved in playing soccer, tennis and completed in athletics up to a state-level on a few occasions. Tom is a keen traveller spending a year in Europe in and some time in Nepal volunteering and completing the Everest base camp trek. Tom also enjoys snowboarding when he can

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Tarni Sanewski

Dietitian

Tarni is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who is passionate about improving health, promoting recovery and preventing disease by inspiring healthy diet and lifestyle choices using a patient-centred approach. Graduating from the University of the Sunshine Coast with a Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics, Tarni has since had clinical experience working with acute cardiac and respiratory patients in the hospital. Special interest areas include rehabilitation, weight management, cardiovascular disease, and gut health.

Outside of work, Tarni enjoys hiking, climbing mountains, exploring new places, drawing and photography. She is always experimenting with new foods, recipes and keeping up to date with the latest research in nutrition and dietetics.

Tarni is available for Dietetic appointments at our Buderim, Kawana, Sippy Downs, Chermside and North Lakes locations

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Samantha Kiorgaard

Dietitian

Samantha studied a Bachelor of Dietetics at the University of the Sunshine Coast and is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian. Samantha provides a warm and understanding environment in which she supports clients on their journey to improved wellbeing and quality of life. With her knowledge of food and medical nutrition therapy, she encourages sustainable eating behaviours and provides dietary advice that is guided by a client-centred approach, tailoring to the individual needs and unique background of each person. Samantha believes that food doesn’t have to be complicated in order to lead a healthy lifestyle and is meant to be enjoyed. Samantha has special interests in weight management (including the Health At Every Size approach), chronic disease management, gastrointestinal issues and elderly nutrition.

Samantha is available for Dietitian appointments at Chermside, North Lakes and Redcliffe.

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Chermside Sports & Spinal can be found at 2/832 Gympie Rd, Chermside QLD 4032

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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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