Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor, Women’s Health Clinician
Katie completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at the University of Queensland. She is a strong believer in life-long learning which led her to further her training in western acupuncture, Women’s Pelvic Health and Clinical Pilates. Katie has a particular interest in assessing, treating and preventing women’s health and pregnancy related conditions, such as urinary incontinence, pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and pelvic floor dysfunctions.
Katie’s experience as a physiotherapist includes working in private practice where she gained a vast knowledge in treating musculoskeletal injuries, with a particular focus on back and shoulder dysfunctions. During this time, she also conducted Pregnancy and Women’s Health specific Pilates classes with the focus of improving pelvic floor function, strengthening the abdominals pre-and post-natal, and refining overall posture and body tone.
Katie’s assessment and treatment philosophy includes involving patient goal setting, and developing a treatment plan based on what you want to achieve. As an avid gym goer and urban commuter, Katie understands the daily wear and tear on your body, from sitting in front of a desk to being a weekend warrior. She incorporates manual hands-on therapy, therapeutic exercises and ensures patients understand their condition and expectations to get them moving again.
In her spare time, you can find her out and about discovering the newest café around Bowen Hills and Kelvin Grove.
Physiotherapist and Headache Clinician
Damien completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours from the University of Queensland before working in private practices across Brisbane’s south side. He has a particular interest in treating musculoskeletal and headache conditions and has a keen passion for targeting the root cause of the problem to provide the best treatment. Damien is an accredited Watson’s Headache Practitioner and has successfully treated over 300 individual headache cases in his career. His passion lies in relieving and treating people afflicted with terrible headache and migraine pains.
His experience as a physiotherapist also includes working in the post-surgical and cardiorespiratory units at Brisbane Private Hospital where he gained an immense appreciation for the significance of providing appropriate rehabilitation, not only in the acute stages, but also in continual care for all patients. He has undertaken post-graduate training to become a trained Mulligan’s practitioner with a particular focus on treating chronic spinal conditions including neck and lower back pain. Earlier in his career, Damien has worked as a sports trainer and was responsible for the acute care and first aid of high level AFL and soccer teams, such as the Coomera Magpies.
Damien is very active and is an avid basketball and volleyball player, and also enjoys bodybuilding and snowboarding. His goal is to see that everyone is able to find a hobby that they enjoy but also can keep them fit and healthy.
APA Titled Paediatric Physiotherapist
Dr Amy is an experienced Paediatric Physiotherapist in treating babies and children with developmental, musculo-skeletal and neurological issues both in Australia and Hong Kong. She incorporates her diverse knowledge and experience in the clinical management of children. Most importantly, parents/carers are in partnership with her to work towards their goals. This holistic approach enhances children to maximise their potential and achieve their goals. Dr Amy has a passion to help children, support their families and strengthen communities. She has cross-cultural experiences and well respect different parenting practices in their cultures. In addition, Dr Amy speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Dr Amy obtained her Doctor of Philosophy (Paediatric Physiotherapy) from The University of Queensland in 2017. Her research focus is on Positional Plagiocephaly (flattened head shape) in babies. She has been awarded with a prestige research award, published 5 papers in peer reviewed international journals and presented at numerous international and national conferences, workshops and seminars. Her expertise in prevention and management of Positional Plagiocephaly is both clinical and theoretical.
Dr Amy is awarded a ‘Paediatric Physiotherapist’ titled membership from the Australian Physiotherapy Association since 2008. She is registered with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.
In 2019 Stephanie founded her own clinic, Remedy+Run, which operates at Refine Physiotherapy on Mondays.
Stephanie’s approach to podiatric care takes into consideration all aspects of her patients life and body; her focus is not only fix your lower limb concerns, but also work with you to maintain health and wellness. By bringing together good communication and a wellness approach it is possible to work towards not only relieving acute concerns, but sustainable health and wellness.
Her focus is not just feet and we don’t just cut toenails, instead we can take care of the the entire lower limb.
She started her career in Tasmania working across all aspects of clinical practice. In recent years Stephanie has worked in clinics in Brisbane, providing podiatry care for all ages, as well as some of Queensland’s top sports people. She has also developed strong professional relationships with local surgeons, physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, doctors and health professionals.
Appointments can be booked online or over the phone.
Bulk billed appointments are available for Medicare referral and DVA patients.
0474 442 780
Luke completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours from the University of Queensland. He has a particular interest in treating musculoskeletal conditions and likes to focus on client specific goals, helping clients get back to doing what they want most.
His experience as a physiotherapist includes working in the post-surgical and cardiorespiratory units at Hospitals around Brisbane as well as a private physiotherapy practice in Tasmania where he gained an incredible understanding of the significance of tailoring rehabilitation specifically to the client and what they want to achieve.
Luke aims to combine exercise therapy, high quality hands on manual therapy and client education together to achieve the best possible outcomes for his clients. He has a particular interest in treating shoulders as he has injured his shoulder in the past and knows the benefits that great rehabilitation can have on the speed of recovery.
Luke likes to keep active and health through aerobic activity and weights training at the gym. He enjoys spending time with family and friends and being with people in general as well as sampling all the amazing food that Sunnybank has to offer.
The services she offers are: Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, Cupping Therapy, Ear Candling and Flower Essence.
Her areas of interest are musculoskeletal injuries and pain, Women’s health care and anxiety, insomnia and psycho-emotional.
She is dedicated to ongoing professional education and development, attending regular seminars and conference in Australia and China to ensure her clients receive the most current health information. Julie has successfully treated regular clients for more than a decade. Julie completed a three-month medical internship at Zhejiang Medical International Hospital in Hangzhou, China, in 2010.
She is a national registered acupuncture with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a Member (AACMA). Health Fund rebates are available. She works Tuesday to Saturdays after work hours’ appointments are available.
You can book on-line at www.turningpointacupuncture.com.au Phone for an appointment PHONE: 0438 98 4290
Suzanne has a warm, approachable and empathic approach. In therapy she aims to create a space where a person feels understood, accepted and supported as they make the changes that they want to in life.
Suzanne is a registered psychologist with 12 years experience in counselling and clinical environments. A mature practitioner, she has worked with people from a range of ages and backgrounds in diverse settings including non for profit organisations in substance abuse treatment, child, young adult and parent support and also tertiary institutions and private practice.
She enjoys helping people work through issues that are causing difficulties in their lives to increase their well-being. She finds it rewarding to see clients making positive changes, and being able to help them learn new ways of being in the world and improving their relationships.
Her areas of interest include anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, relationship issues, adult autism, distress regulation, parenting, gender identification, substance abuse and risk assessment.
She has experience in working with a wide range of mental health presentations, using a variety of therapeutic modalities to meet individual needs.
(07) 3184 7500