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Woolloongabba Sports & Spinal

Sports & Spinal Physio Woolloongabba is located just a short drive south of Brisbane’s central business district. You can find us on the ground floor of 48 Annerley Road, just up from Mater Health Services. We’re conveniently located south of the river, with car parking right out the front.

Woolloongabba Sports & Spinal covers the areas of AnnerleyHolland ParkWest EndGreenslopesFairfieldSouth BankCamp HillMoorookaCoorparooTarragindiYerongaKangaroo PointEast BrisbaneStones CornerTennysonCarindaleBulimbaHawthorneHighgate Hill, and other surrounding suburbs.

Sports & Spinal Woolloongabba 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 Woolloongabba clinic is popular amongst locals looking for PhysiotherapyExercise PhysiologyPilates, Hydrotherapy, Remedial Massage, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry and Group Gym 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 tailed treatment plan to help reach their health goals. To find out more about Telehealth click here.

Meet the team @ Woolloongabba

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Nathan Craig

Persistent Pain Management

Nathan Craig graduated from Griffith University in 2009 with Bachelor Degrees in both Physiotherapy and Exercise Science. His main interests are in the field of sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy, with a special interest in chronic pain management, as shown through his involvement as the physiotherapy director of the Brisbane Pain Rehabilitation Service.

Nathan has worked with sporting teams, CrossFit coaches, aged care providers, chronic pain management programs and many other allied and medical health professionals which have provided him with considerable knowledge to successfully treat a wide range of conditions and diseases. He uses a combination of hands-on techniques, dry needling, activity modification, self-management education, professional advice and therapeutic exercise to get patients back on track faster. Nathan also has extensive experience in assisting patients with their WorkCover, Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) and DVA case management to ensure their rehabilitation is smooth and comfortable.

In 2017 Nathan was involved in a research study into Predictors of Responsivity to Interdisciplinary Pain Management‘ with Rehabilitation Specialist, Dr Saul Geffen at Rehab + Fitness. Please click here to access the study.

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Lucy Taylor

Women’s Health, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy & Pilates

Lucy graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at the University of Queensland. She has since completed post-graduate studies in a range of women’s health conditions and is devoted to continuously expanding this skill set. Lucy is passionate about delivering holistic patient-centred care and establishing individualised rehabilitation programs so that patients can achieve their goals and return to the things they enjoy in life sooner.

Lucy is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Woolloongabba, Springfield and Beenleigh locations.

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Bella Zimmermann

General, Neurological Physiotherapy & Pilates

Bella graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) at the University of Queensland. Bella is passionate about getting people back to doing the things they love through combining hands-on treatment with tailored exercise programs. She is also a qualified Mat and Reformer Pilates instructor and loves both teaching and attending pilates classes.

Outside of the clinic, Bella enjoys going to the beach and exploring national parks.

Bella is available for appointments at the Woolloongabba location.

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Michael Gilbert

General Physiotherapy

Michael graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (First Class Honours). He has experience working with sporting teams and athletes from a wide variety of sports at local, state and national levels.

Michael has developed a keen interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, particularly in injury prevention and sports physio. He is passionate about using hands-on treatment and therapeutic exercise to achieve the best possible outcome for his patients.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys the outdoors and many sports including cricket, rugby league, basketball and golf.

Michael is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Woolloongabba location.

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Lauren Sexton

Exercise Physiologist

Lauren graduated from the University Of The Sunshine Coast completing a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Science. Predominately working in private practice since graduating, Lauren has developed a clinical interest in geriatrics, weight loss/chronic disease management and injury prevention/rehabilitation.

As well as working in clinical settings, Lauren has also had experience in education (Certificate III and IV in fitness), clinical Pilates, sports performance enhancement (soccer) and sports training.

Lauren is driven by patients achieving their personal goals, returning to enjoyable activities and modifying the risk of morbidity to lead a healthier and happier lifestyle.

Lauren is available for Exercise Physiology appointments at our Woolloongabba location.

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Georgia White

Exercise Physiologist

Georgia graduated with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Distinction) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Although Georgia is passionate in all fields of exercise physiology, she has a special interest in women’s health, oncology, neurological and pediatric rehabilitation.

She finds it immensely rewarding and takes pride in providing treatment to her patients, watching them progress with treatment, achieving goals and unlocking certain aspects of their rehabilitation they never thought they could. Georgia believes “Exercise is Medicine” and sees the importance of this with her patients as they feel empowered from the benefits of exercise interventions.

You’ll see Georgia sneaking a Tim Tam from the clinic fridge and blaring her questionable music choices. Outside of the clinic, Georgia loves playing the piano, live music and keeping fit and healthy in the gym.

Georgia is available for Exercise Physiology appointments at our Springfield and Woolloongabba locations.

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Kunga Tsering

Massage Therapist

Kunga was born in Tibet and grew up in India, he has been a massage therapist since 2007. Kunga owned his own Massage clinic in India for  5 years until he ventured to Australia. He studied with Australasian College of Natural Therapies and finished his course in 2018. In that time Kunga has worked with Sydney Roosters NRL team in 2018 and has worked with many other professional athletes in Sydney. He is fluent in English, Tibetan and Hindi and utilises a wide range of massage techniques (including Sports, Remedial, Tibetan and Relaxation) to help clients achieve their desired goals.

Kunga is available for Remedial Massage appointments at our Woolloongabba location.

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Dylan McDonald

Podiatrist

Dylan graduated from the Queensland University of Technology as a Podiatrist, following earlier studies in Exercise and Nutrition Science (Hons.) at the University of Queensland. He continually expands on his knowledge and skills to keep up-to-date with the developing science behind lower limb conditions and injuries.

Whilst Dylan has a special interest in sports and biomechanical podiatry (including paediatric patients), he has experience treating all aspects of general lower limb and foot care. Dylan utilises biomechanical assessments, gait/movement analysis, orthotic therapy, footwear assessment and recommendations, dry needling and general/diabetic screenings to get the best outcomes for his clients. He has a unique skillset in foot mobilisation and manipulation which has formed part of his continuing clinical expertise.

He has a unique skillset in foot mobilisation and manipulation which has formed part of his continuing clinical expertise.

Dylan has been involved in numerous sports as a junior athlete, particularly in AFL where he has previously held roles as a strength and conditioning coach and sports trainer (current) with the Queensland Junior Talent programs. In his spare time, Dylan enjoys travelling, live music and working on his handicap out on the golf course.

Dylan is available for Podiatry appointments at our St Lucia, Woolloongabba and Springfield locations.

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Wooloongabba Sports & Spinal can be found at 48 Annerley Rd, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

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Parking @ Woolloongabba

We are located at 48 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba. There are 5 parking spaces located on site in front of the clinic which is reserved for clients between 7.30am and 6 pm. If these parks are full there is overflow street parking nearby. As Woolloongabba is considered a metered parking zone, all streets are subject to metered parking.

The main streets we recommend are Heaslop, Crown and Catherine streets. Heaslop street, the street adjacent to us, has 30-minute, 2 hour and 4-hour parking. Crown Street, the street opposite us, has 2-hour and 8-hour parking available whilst Catherine street, which is on the other side of our block, has 4-hour parking only.  With the new Woolloongabba bikeway being constructed, there are no available parking spaces on Annerley Road.  Parking costs $2.70 per hour – for more information, please find the relevant link to the Brisbane City Council website.

Please note we do recognise that you have a choice of therapists and as such, we would like to thank you for choosing us by reimbursing any parking costs which may be incurred by visiting us. Please bring in your receipt at the time of your consultation. Finally, please do not park in the vacant parking lot located off Heaslop Street, opposite the bike shop, as hefty fines will be incurred.

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