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Physiotherapy

Whether you’re a weekend warrior, an elite athlete or just trying to keep up with the kids, being injured is not only painful but it almost always stops you from doing what you love.

Our physios are all highly trained in injury assessment and management. During your initial appointment our physios will take a thorough history of your injury and any other relevant information. They will discuss with you what your goals are and sit down with you to make a plan on how to reach them. Treatment will commence during your first appointment.

Physiotherapy is multi-dimensional and can treat a vast variety of conditions

Some conditions that benefit from Physiotherapy include:

  • Muscular aches (neck and lower back pain)
  • Sports injuries (Joint and muscle injuries)
  • Loss in range of movement of a particular joint (joint and muscle injuries) Arthritis
  • Prehab and Post op rehab (Learn how to activate the correct muscles before surgery in order to make post op rehab much easier and less stressful)
  • Injury prevention
  • Respiratory problems

Our Physiotherapists

Suzanne Goodall

Director

Suzie began her career as a Registered Nurse before becoming a Sports Injury Nurse and Titled Sports Physiotherapist. Suzie founded Powerhouse Physiotherapy in 2005 and now specialises in injury prevention and athlete rehabilitation. Suzie is the trusted physio for many local, national and international sporting teams and is currently working with the Australian men's hockey team (the Kookaburras), as they continue their journey towards the Olympics in 2020.

Qualifications

Director
APA Sports Physiotherapist
Master of Sports Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) Honours
Bachelor of Nursing, RN

Ryan Burke

physiotherapist

Originally from Wollongong, Ryan graduated from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. He has worked in a variety of areas including neurological rehabilitation, paediatrics, orthopaedics and emergency, where he has developed a vast range of assessment, treatment and rehabilitation skills. Ryan is a keen snow skier, touch footballer, mountain biker, and of late has decided to try his hand at triathlon.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Matthew Rodgers

physiotherapist

Matt moved across to the world of physiotherapy after kick-starting his career in the Fitness industry. Matt’s background in basketball (ABA League), distance running (including the New York Marathon), rugby league, union & AFL make him a great fit for amateur and professional athletes. With a strong focus on evidence-based practice, Matt specialises in promoting health, rehabilitation, pre-hab and he employs a wide range of treatments to ensure his clients perform at their best.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science)
Master of Physiotherapy

Mitch Barbara

Physiotherapist

After a second ACL reconstruction Mitch decided to transition into physiotherapy practice to help others with rehabilitation of their injuries. Mitch has particular interests in sports physiotherapy and injuries of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He is also an avid sports fan and follows many sports, in particular; weightlifting, rugby league, baseball, ice hockey, American football, and basketball. Mitch strives for the best outcome for all clients, regardless of their level of activity, using evidence-based approaches with a strong emphasis on exercise rehabilitation.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Master of Physiotherapy