Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist
Mathew is a titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who has earned a Master of Clinical Physiotherapy through postgraduate study. He has worked as a Physiotherapist in private practice since 2006; in a variety of clinical settings across Australia, including several Sports Physiotherapy clinics. Mathew has also worked in Hakuba, Japan, treating acute skiing and snowboarding injuries.
Mathew is passionate about Physiotherapy; helping his patients achieve their goals, manage their pain and regain function. He strives to improve patient understanding through education, whilst providing skilful manual therapy treatments and self-management strategies.
Mathew particularly enjoys treating sporting injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. He also enjoys helping patients to rehabilitate following orthopaedic surgery.
As a long service member of Surf Life Saving Australia and an active member of Alexandra Headland SLSC, Mathew enjoys being involved in the local community and living an active lifestyle. He also has a personal interest in AFL, scuba diving, kitesurfing and swimming.
Matthew’s clinical interests are:
- Spinal pain (neck, thoracic and low back pain)
- Knee injuries
- Shoulder injuries
- Cervicogenic headache
- Western acupuncture & dry needling – for relaxation & myofascial pain
- Sports injuries
Master of Clinical Physiotherapy (Manipulative Therapy) – Curtin University, 2014)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy – Newcastle University, 2006
Certificate in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (COMT)
Western Acupuncture & Dry Needling (Advanced Upper & Lower Limb)
Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.