Kawana Sports & Spinal Physio, 7 mins away from Wurtulla

Kawana Sports & Spinal

Sports & Spinal Physio Kawana is located at K1 Building, Level 2/16 Innovation Pkwy, 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 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 Kawana clinic is a popular choice for Physiotherapy, Pilates, Podiatry, Exercise Physiology, Dietetics, Remedial Massage, New You, Hydrotherapy and Group Gym Classes in Kawana.

Meet the team @ Kawana

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Dion Wallace

Shoulder, Knee & Sports Rehab Physiotherapist

A Sunshine Coast local, Dion has completed a postgraduate Masters in Physiotherapy on a background of a Bachelor’s degree in sport and exercise science. As well as this, Dion is a full member of Sports Medicine Australia and has completed the level 2 APA Sports Physiotherapy course.

Dion passion lies in keeping people active whilst managing acute and chronic injuries. Dion is invested in helping his clients regain their optimal level of function, whether on the field or in the home. Working closely with top local surgeons, Dion also has significant experience with the rehabilitation of those undertaking surgery or recovering from recent surgery.

Dion’s interests lie in Shoulder and Knee physiotherapy and run a return to sports clinic focusing on high-performance rehabilitation. Recently Dion has been working with the senior sporting teams of Matthew Flinders Anglican College, providing a weekly triage service and game-day assistance. Outside of work, Dion has a keen interest in AFL, Rugby Union and surfing.

Dion is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Baringa and Kawana locations.

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Sabrina Maynard

Physiotherapist

Sabrina graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at Central Queensland University. Sabrina is passionate about providing the utmost quality of care for all patients, focusing on an individualised holistic approach. Sabrina has a keen interest in sport, especially netball, cricket, rugby league and rugby union. She loves working with a variety of people and prides herself on being friendly and approachable. She wants to help you get back to your daily living and reach your goals as soon as possible. Sabrina is keen to continually develop her clinical skills and knowledge to provide the best possible treatment for you.

Sabrina is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Baringa and Kawana locations.

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Mitchell Hill

Physiotherapist

Mitch completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hon) at Central Queensland University and has since enjoyed what working in private practice has to offer.

Mitch enjoys working closely with patients to give them control of their own rehabilitation and to reach their individual goals. He makes sure to listen to the person in front of him to ensure a holistic view of their health care. Since being in private practice, Mitch has undertaken extra coursework on the best management of various running injuries & has a particular interest area in lower limb musculoskeletal injuries. He has also recently undertaken certification to offer the GL:AD program; the best evidence management for hip & knee osteoarthritis. Mitch looks forward to working closely with patients to help them achieve their goals.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending his Saturdays on the cricket field and using every opportunity to experience the great outdoors.

Mitchell is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Kawana and Baringa clinic.

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Ashley Vincent

Women's Health/ General Physiotherapist

Ashley graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Australian Catholic University in 2017. She has enjoyed working in multiple private practices in Brisbane and rural NSW before returning home to the Sunshine Coast, where she grew up.
Ashley has completed post-graduate training in Women’s Health Physiotherapy enabling her to treat various pelvic floor conditions such as pelvic organ prolapse, incontinence and pre and postnatal. She has a passion for helping Women achieve a healthy and happy quality of life.
Ashley has further training and experience in western acupuncture and dry needling, sports physiotherapy and all forms of pilates. She enjoys treating sporting injuries, particularly dance injuries, given her 16-year competitive dance background.
Ashley is enthusiastic about providing a holistic approach to patient-centred care and providing tailored, evidence-based exercise programs to create long term solutions for her patients.

Ashley is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Kawana and Nambour clinic.

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Callum Smith

Physiotherapist

Callum completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at the University of Queensland in 2017 and has since been working in private practice in Brisbane and more recently on the Sunshine Coast. Callum enjoys meeting clients from all walks of life. He takes pride in tailoring treatment plans to fit each individual’s lifestyle and goals. A key philosophy Callum strives to practice, is taking the time to get to know the person in front of him and incorporate their input into their own rehabilitation. Callum enjoys seeing all manner of injuries and conditions and has completed advanced courses in the management of pelvic/low back pain and the injured shoulder. He is trained in Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling.

Away from work, Callum enjoys playing Rugby in the local A-grade competition is a huge Sunshine Coast Lightning fan. Originally hailing from Charters Towers, North Queensland, Callum likes to escape the hustle and bustle by heading out bush or up the coast.

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Leila Jobson

Women's Health/ General Physiotherapist

Leila graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from the University of Newcastle. She has gained a variety of experience as a physiotherapist and has begun to develop her career further in the Women’s Health physiotherapy space. Leila is passionate about empowering women to reach their goals and supporting them through their health journey. She has completed further training in Women’s Health physiotherapy allowing her to diagnose and treat a variety of conditions including pre and post-natal pelvic floor conditions, incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, post gynaecological surgery, individualised pelvic floor exercises and pregnancy-related pain.

In addition to Women’s Health, Leila also has a special interest in the rehabilitation of shoulder injuries.

Outside of work, she is a keen runner and enjoys being outdoors.

Leila is available for Physiotherapy at our Kawana and Buderimclinic.

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Roisin Fradd

General Physiotherapist

Roisin graduated from ACU in Ballarat, VIC and is now a Sunshine Coast local. Roisin thoroughly enjoys private practice and looks forward to working with a wide variety of patients.
Roisin grew up in Victoria, playing netball and being a competitive rower.
She has a special interest in preventing and managing sports injuries after being involved in this area. When treating patients, Roisin has a firm view that the best results are found when the patient is at the centre of the care and in control of their rehabilitation/treatment pathway.
Outside of work, Roisin enjoys exploring the Sunshine Coast, getting outdoors and being in the water as much as possible.

Rosin is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Kawana clinic.

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Renee Shaw

Physiotherapist

Renee graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013 with first-class honours. Her passion is for musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy, particularly acute injury management, spinal conditions and pre and post-natal patients. She also has extensive experience in clinical Pilates, teaching since 2013 and completing her APPI equipment certification in 2017.

Renee has a strong background in sport, currently participating in triathlons and running events on the Sunshine Coast. She has also completed extra professional development in running assessments and strength & conditioning, combining her love of sport, exercise and physiotherapy. Renee has recently moved to the Sunshine Coast to study medicine, and in her spare time, she loves running, cycling and hiking around the coast.

Renee is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Kawana location.

 

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Tenikka Mogno

Exercise Physiologist

Tenikka completed her Clinical Exercise Science Degree at the University of the Sunshine Coast with a passion to help people manage their chronic disease or injury through evidence-based exercise prescription and education. Tenikka has a special interest in working with people with Type 2 Diabetes, osteoporosis, and low back pain. Her positive and welcoming attitude makes you feel at ease through your journey of recovery and a healthier lifestyle.

Tenikka has gained experience running cardiac, diabetes and hydrotherapy group classes and throughout her final year of study worked closely with paraplegics, neurological and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

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

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Ben Bowering

Exercise Physiologist

Combining a love for exercise and a desire to help people, Ben dove straight into the studies of Exercise Physiology and through his experience has further cultivated a passion for Musculoskeletal and Neurological rehabilitation. Graduating from the University of the Sunshine Coast with a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology, he gained the skills and knowledge to guide people through their recovery, getting them back to what they love doing. Ben believes in a person-centred approach to rehabilitation, ensuring all individuals are listened to and involved in curating their treatment plan.

Ben is fortunate enough to be a lifelong local of the Sunshine Coast and has participated in most sports and activities the region has to offer. When he’s not working, you can find Ben out in the surf, on the golf course perfecting his swing, or in the kitchen testing new recipes.

Ben is available for Exercise Physiology appointments at our Kawana clinic.

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Beth White

Remedial 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 and Sippy Downs locations.

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Caitlin Follett

Dietitian

Caitlin is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) who prides herself on focusing on her clients as a whole person and understands there is so much more to an individual than just what they eat. Since graduating with her Bachelor of Dietetics at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Caitlin has developed her interest in gut health, vegetarian and vegan nutrition, oncology, and chronic disease management.

Caitlin is passionate about making a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle by supporting her clients to create achievable and realistic changes in line with their goals. She uses a non-judgemental, friendly and tailored approach with her care, as she understands that it can be daunting opening up to someone about your health concerns and what you eat.

When she isn’t working, Caitlin enjoys exploring the Sunshine Coast by getting outside to go for walks or hikes, to the beach for a swim, or painting at home.

Caitlin is available for appointments at Kawana, Baringa and Caloundra.

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Ainslee O'Connell

General Care, Sports & Exercise Podiatrist

Ainslee graduated from Charles Sturt University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine (Honours) and has been working in private practice since.

Ainslee completed her honours research in the biomechanical field with her paper ‘The effect of dynamic movement tasks on the restrictive properties of rigid strapping tape’, being presented at the 2019 Australian Podiatry Conference. With a passion for all things lower limb, Ainslee has a special interest in musculoskeletal conditions, biomechanics, injury prevention and footwear prescription/advice. Outside of Podiatry, Ainslee is a keen netballer and enjoys all things sport related.

Ainslee is available for Podiatry appointments at Buderim, Sippy Downs and Kawana.

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Luke Rogers

General Care, Sports & Exercise Podiatrist

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, Baringa and Buderim clinic.

 

 

 

 

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Kawana Sports & Spinal can be found at K1 Building, Level 2/16 Innovation Pkwy, Birtinya QLD 4575

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Parking @ Kawana

Kawana parking is available at the front of the K1 building, immediately as you enter the K1 building car park. Otherwise, there are 3 allocated Sports & Spinal car spaces down the back left of the K1 building car park.

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