Chris is originally from the country town of Griffith NSW. He relocated to Wollongong to complete a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at the University of Wollongong, followed by a Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Technology, Sydney. Chris’ passion for physiotherapy started from a young age due to his regular participation in the sport which led to many visits to the physio. He was intrigued by their ability to assess and treat injuries and appreciated that physiotherapy could create positive change to someone’s life.
Chris has worked in private practice since graduating and strives to deliver a high quality clinical service and achieve great results for his clients. Chris loves treating all kinds of patients, with a special interest in non-operative ACL rehabilitation, dry needling for musculoskeletal injuries and management of lower limb injuries.
Chris has continued to expand on his professional development and skillset by completing courses such as; Dry Needling (GEMT), ACL Rehabilitation (Michael Hughes), Management of TMJ Dysfunction and Cervical Spine Conditions (Francine St George), Management of Lateral Hip Pain (GEMT), Management of Plantar Heel Pain (GEMT), Management of Whiplash Injuries (GEMT) and Management of Hip and Knee Replacement (APA). Chris also regularly assists in the demonstration of the GEMT Dry Needling course for other health professionals.
He has been employed as a sports and recreation support worker at The Disability Trust since 2017 and enjoys working with NDIS clients. He is also currently employed by Australian Health Professionals and services local nursing homes in the Illawarra and Southern Highlands, working with the elderly to manage pain and promote mobility.
Chris has a big passion for sport and has worked with multiple local sporting teams over the years including the Corrimal Rangers, Corrimal Cougars, Cringila Lions, Coniston FC and Berkeley Soccer Club. In 2019, Chris was a physiotherapist for the representative Illawarriors Rugby team who travelled to Tamworth for the Country Championships in 2019.
In his spare time, you will find Chris cheering on his Canberra Raiders, playing soccer in the local District League or eating Nonna’s leftovers.