Shop 128, Tweed City Shopping Centre
54 Minjungbal Drive
Tweed Heads South, NSW 2486
Open Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm I Thursday night till 7pm
saturday 8.30am - 2.00pm (dAYLIGHT sAVINGS tIME)
Tweed Coast Physiotherapy
B Ex Sc B Edu M Phty PhDc
Qualifications – Bachelor of Exercise Science, Bachelor of Education, Master Physiotherapy (Griffith University) and Doctorate of Philosophy Candidate (Australian Catholic University)
Physiotherapist Troy has over ten years experience in general practice treating neck and back pains, sciatica, headaches, shoulder/elbow/wrist/hand complaints, hip/knee/ankle/foot complaints, replacement and repair surgery, vertigo, TMJ dysfunctions, and neurological disease. In addition Troy is currently studying the highest qualification in physiotherapy, a PhD on topic ‘The longer term effects of using four wheel walkers’.
His special interest is in healthy ageing and all things concerning mobility and the use of walking aids. A major focus is on reducing aid reliance, improving independent balance, mobility and posture, and decreasing falls.
Troy has a diverse sporting background having competed in two different sports at a national level.
In Badminton he has won an Australian University Games Gold Medal and in Men’s short board surfing also a Silver medal.
As a result of commitment to university sport he was awarded the Griffith University Scholarship for contribution to sport and a number of Full Blue sporting awards. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist Troy trained and worked as a Senior High School Physical Education and Biology teacher.
Tweed Coast Physiotherapy
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Qualifications - Doctor of Physiotherapy – (Bond University) and Bachelor of Kinesiology / Athletic Therapy – (University of Manitoba)
After graduating as an athletic therapist in Canada and becoming head therapist for many national and international sports teams, Mike decided to study physiotherapy to expand his knowledge and skills set.
Subsequently he travelled to Australia and graduated from Bond University with a Doctorate in Physiotherapy. During the program he completed extensive training across many settings including public hospitals, community services, and private practices. Mike is also in the process of publishing a research article concerning the biomechanics of water sports.
He is heavily involved with team sports himself and plays recreational basketball and soccer during free time.
From a physiotherapy perspective his interests include treatment of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries throughout all age groups. In particular he is passionate about promotion of individualised exercise programs to help people get back to full potential, including the use of pool exercise.
v Level 2 Sports Trainer – Sports Medicine Australia
v Advanced Taping – Sports Medicine Australia
Shane Flaherty is a registered psychologist and Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. Shane uses Client Centred Rogerian therapies, engaging a person’s life narrative to improve existing relationships and lift self esteem.
Shane has experience in both public mental health and private clinical settings and he works with early psychosis in adolescents as well as mental health issues with older patients. He embraces an unconditional approach towards his clients and an electic psychology foundation which includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Rational Emotional behavioral Therapy, Schema Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Relaxation Techniques.
Robyn operates a private practice teaching Diabetes Education at John Flynn Hospital. Robyn is a registered nurse specialising in diabetes for the past 18 yrs.
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