Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy Redcliffe

Sports & Spinal Physio Redcliffe is located at 23/101 George St, Kippa-Ring. Conveniently situated within the Peninsula Specialist Centre, this clinic services the surrounding areas of Rothwell, Kippa-Ring, MargateWoody Point Scarborough and Clontarf, and can be easily accessed via car or public transport.

Our Redcliffe Physio clinic features on-site car parking. 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, our Redcliffe practice is popular among locals looking for Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Psychology in North Brisbane.

Meet the team @ Redcliffe

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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.

Siliva is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our North Lakes and Redcliffe locations.

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Maddie Franco

Physiotherapist

Maddie graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (First Class Honours) at the University of Queensland. Maddie places an importance on a personalised holistic treatment approach and has a passion for improving patient quality of life. She has experience in neurological rehabilitation in community nursing homes and in running hydrotherapy and exercise classes. Maddie provides in-home falls and balance prevention training as well as respiratory and post-op care. 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.

Maddie is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our North Lakes and Redcliffe locations.

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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!

Kirsti is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our North Lakes and Redcliffe locations.

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Erica Werner

General Physiotherapy

Erica graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the Australian Catholic University. She enjoys working with patients to relieve their pain as well as implement preventative strategies to help reduce the chance of re-injury. Erica is passionate about helping patients return to their optimal function whether that’s back to sport, work or chosen hobby. She enjoys working together with patients towards achieving their goals in a variety of settings including in treatment rooms, hydrotherapy pool and CSM (Clinical Pilates) classes.

Outside of work Erica is an active person who loves group gym classes, taking her dog for walks and spending time in the kitchen.

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Julia Camporeale

Psychologist

Julia has many years of experience as both a psychologist and physiotherapist making her perfectly positioned to have a great understanding of both professions, particularly the overall pain experience and its underpinnings and complexities for clients. Through working for many years with physiotherapy injuries but also in areas of long term pain throughout many regions of Australia, Julia has developed her skills and a deep understanding of both physical pain and the psychology behind it. Julia has worked in the paedritic physiotherapy field for over three years and has developed a specialist area in working with children, particularly with autism spectrum disorder and in disability management.

Julia is available for Psychology and Paediatric Physiotherapy appointments at our Redcliffe location.

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Emily Stewart

Exercise Physiologist

Emily is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist since completing a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology at the Queensland University of Technology. Emily is highly passionate about helping people and believes she can help you with the use of tailored evidenced based exercise programs and lifestyle modification. Her highly welcoming and caring personality will put you at ease, enabling you to thrive throughout your rehabilitation journey. Emily has a keen interest in neurological and musculoskeletal conditions and is also a Clinical Pilates Instructor. Emily enjoys integrating this into her sessions to help improve movement efficiency.

In her spare time, Emily enjoys everything outdoors, travelling and art and is currently training for a half marathon.

Emily is available for Exercise Physiology appointments at our Redcliffe and North Lakes locations.

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Tania Lau

Occupational Therapy

Tania graduated with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) at the University of Queensland. As an Occupational Therapist, Tania believes that participation in meaningful and daily activities is vital for both positive quality of life and self-satisfaction. She has developed a particular interest in workplace injury prevention, return to work, geriatrics, and prescribing various equipment to support participation in daily activities for a variety of conditions. Tania views each patient individually and holistically, by focusing particularly on each patient’s personal goals and desires. She is always keen to engage in ongoing professional development and is always open to learning new things. Outside of work, Tania enjoys playing Touch football, travelling, and exploring new restaurants and eateries.

Tania is available for Occupational Therapy appointments at our Woolloongabba location.

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Recliffe Sports & Spinal can be found at Suite 23/101 George St, Kippa-Ring QLD 4021

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