B. ExSc, Master of PHTY
Russell completed his Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Physiotherapy at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. Working in private practice at both the Gold Coast and Newcastle he has gained experience working with acute and chronic musculoskeletal, sporting and orthopaedic populations. Having been through many sporting injuries and operations himself, he has firsthand experience and can empathise throughout the journey of rehabilitation.
Russell has special interests in acute sporting injuries, lower limb injuries & post-operative rehabilitation. His passion in these areas has driven him to complete extensive training in foot and ankle injuries, strength and conditioning plus APA's Sports Level 1-2. Using a combination of manual therapies, dry needling and individualised home exercises to achieve results.
Outside of work, Russell loves his footy and has his hands full at home looking after 2 cats and a Great Dane along with his wife.
Senior Physiotherapist, Practice Principal
B.Coach.Sci/Hum.Nutrition, Master of PHTY
Will completed a Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Canberra. He worked in private practices in Canberra before relocating to Newcastle. Will is a Watson Headache® Certified Practitioner enabling him to affectively assess if your cluster headache, tension headache or migraine is contributed by your cervical spine (neck), and treat it. Will also has a particular interest in treating those with temporomandibular dysfunctions (TMJ pain, jaw pain, clicking jaw, restricted jaw movements) utilising the Latimer Approach and neck pain (e.g. whiplash symptoms, postural pain and stress related).
Over the years he has enjoyed treating an array of musculoskeletal conditions including hip pain, pelvic instabilities/dysfunctions and shoulder pain. In combination with patient education and active rehabilitation, Will is an advocate of a 'hands-on' approach when it comes to intervention. He has also worked closely with orthopaedic specialists to ensure clients achieve optimal results with their rehabilitation. Outside of work Will enjoys surfing and entertaining his son.
Accredited Exercise Physiologist
B. App Sci (Ex Phys), ESSAM AEP, AES
Queenie graduated from the University of Sydney and moved to Newcastle in 2017. Queenie is experienced with hospital-based rehabilitation, occupational health, group fitness, and individualised exercise-based rehabilitation.
Queenie enjoys working as part of a multidisciplinary team to achieve the best outcomes for her patients, and has extensive experience prescribing exercise for both physical and psychological injuries. Queenie is passionate about helping others love their best lives through challenging their strength and functional abilities.
Queenie has a special interest in post-operative rehabilitation (hips and knees), and exercise for prevention and management of chronic diseases including diabetes, hypertension, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis. Queenie also has a passion for educating others on the benefits of physical activity for mental health.
Queenie has a strong background in dance, aerobic gymnastics, and cheerleading, and currently stays active through training in the aerial arts (aerial silks and aerial hoop).
Outside of work and aerials training, Queenie enjoys roller skating, motorbike riding, and camping with her partner.