Staff

Melanie Breaden

(APA Physiotherapist) - Business owner.

Hobbies: Competitive Cycling and Triathlon, Snowboarding and Sailing.
Graduated from Newcastle University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2007
Additional courses/ special interests:
• Vestibular rehabilitation/treatment of the dizzy patients
• Musculoskeletal Aquatic Physiotherapy- Port Macquarie Base Hospital
• Dry Needling (APA)
• McKenzie Approach for Low Back Pain
• Mulligan MWM concepts
• Optimising Motor Control of the Lumbo/Pelvic and Hip Complex Course
• Understanding Ribs, the Thoracic Spine and Neck (Trish Wisbey-Roth)
• Dynamic Taping course
• Multiple Attendances- Orthosports lectures- Sydney
• Current First Aid Certificate

Keana Breaden

Receptionist and Massage Therapist

Hobbies: Boating/Wakeboarding/Soccer
• Ankle/foot/knee taping course
• Certificate IV Massage Therapy
• First Aid Certificate

Kimberly Chamberlain

Receptionist

Hobbies: Soccer, Hockey, Swimming, Camping
• Pilates Instructor
  - Matwork and advanced matwork
  - Ball circle and band
  - Pregnancy Pilates
• Ankle/foot and knee Taping course
• Certificate II and III Pharmacy Assistant
• Wound Care Training
• Natural Therapy Training
• Cough and Cold Training
• Dispensary Technician Training
• First Aid Certificate
• Life Guard Certificate
• Pool Lifeguard Training
• Certificate III Business Administration
• Worked in Pharmacy – 10 years

 

Lucy Clutterbuck

Physiotherapist

Hobbies: Running, surfing, hiking.
Graduated from Flinders University in South Australia 2016 with a bachelor of physiotherapy
Additional courses/ special interests:
• Musculoskeletal & Holistic physiotherapy
• Dry Needling
• Yoga therapy for musculoskeletal conditions
• Level 2 Yoga teacher training
• Institute of integrative nutrition

 

Dan Lovegrove

Physiotherapist

Hobbies: Road Cycling and mountain biking .
Graduated from Newcastle University - 2016 with a bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hon)
Additional courses/ special interests:
• Sports and muscular skeletal
• Bike fit (Science of cycling)
• Level 1 sports trainer
• Sports movement screening
• Dynamic and rigid taping
• Differential diagnosis of the hip
• Dan has worked with NPL Soccer, northern NSW soccer, Lake Macquarie rugby union, Newcastle Jets juniors, ZPL Soccer, st George continental cycling team
• Current first aid cert

 

Gayle McCann

Massage Therapist

Hobbies: Cycling, general fitness, wellbeing, sewing and gardening.
Gayle has been practising Massage for 10 years
Additional courses/ special interests:
• Gayle has a diploma in Remedial massage and therefor Clients can claim on their private health funds, if appropriately covered.
• Gayle specialises in Lymphatic drainage, relaxation massage and pregnancy massage