Jo Gooderson

 

Director & Physiotherapist

Jo has been working in the health and wellness industry for over 20 years.

 

She graduated from Griffith University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Exercise Science, and a Master of Physiotherapy degree.

 

She has worked in a wide range of settings from Elite Sports, private practice and Acute Hospitals in Australia and England, and spent 10 years working with the Ministry of Defence at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) as well as other Barracks in England and Germany.

She is passionate about building a holistic team approach to health, where everyone is colocated, and committed to delivering the highest level of care.  Jo has completed further training in Acupuncture and Pilates, and is passionate about correcting movement patterns and motor control issues for athletes and general rehabilitation.

​She later became interested in more complex conditions such as chronic pain and hypermobility syndrome. Jo works closely with other members of her healthcare team to manage these conditions and provide clients with better management strategies.

 

​Jo lives in Manly with her family and growing menagerie, and can often be spotted walking the dogs on the esplanade. She has competed at a high level in athletics, touch football, netball, basketball and martial arts in her time, but now prefers pilates and yoga.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Master of Physiotherapy (Griffith University)

  • Bachelor of Exercise Science (Griffith University)

  • PhD (withdrawn) Bond University

  • Pilates instructor (mat and equipment)

  • Acupuncture (AACP)

  • Previous level 2 Strength and conditioning certification

Elizabeth Evans

 

Physiotherapist / Exercise Physiologist

Elizabeth has 15 years of industry experience in physiotherapy, exercise physiology and sports science. She completed her Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Canberra and Masters of Sports Science at Bond University. Elizabeth discovered her passion for treatment of injuries and rehabilitation after many successful years delivering strength and conditioning training to personnel in the Australian Army and as Fitness Advisor to Australian Federal Police Operational Response Group.

She takes a holistic approach to care; finding and treating the cause of symptoms to ensure the best long-term outcomes.

Elizabeth has treated some of Australia’s top sportspeople in elite running, karate, surf lifesaving, triathlon, ironman, gymnastics, the Brumbies (rugby union), Canberra Raiders (rugby league), Canberra United W League (football) and was one of the World Cup touring physiotherapist for Touch Football Australia in 2019.

Elizabeth’s clinical areas of interest include acute and complex musculoskeletal disorders, sporting injuries, running injuries and injuries in adolescents.

Professional qualifications:

  • Masters of Physiotherapy (University of Canberra)

  • Masters of Sports Science (Bond University)

  • Active Release techniques

  • Dry Needling

  • Running Coach

  • Level 2 Exercise Professional/Personal Trainer

  • Sports Trainer and Sports First Aider

  • ASCA Level 1

  • Crossfit kettlebell instructor

 

Natalie Taylor - Currently Unavailable 

Physiotherapist

Natalie completed her Physiotherapy Bachelor's degree in 2010 at the University of Sydney and has been exploring the world through her occupation. She has worked with elite netballers and triathletes in Singapore, helped women with the aches and pains of pregnancy in New Zealand, and in 2018 has made Brisbane her home. This variety in her experience has fostered a passion for understanding her clients unique story to personalise their care. "Appreciating people's individuality shapes how I design my treatment”. 

Natalie likes to treat the entire body but has particular interests in pelvic health, lower limb rehabilitation, headache and back pain. 

In her free time Natalie likes to garden and explore the great outdoors. She is also an Ultimate Frisbee player and has competed around the world, most recently for the Masters Championships in Canada. 

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science - Physiotherapy (University of Sydney)

  • Pilates Instructor - Mat and Equipment

  • Dry Needling - Foundations A & B

Emily Cox

 

Physiotherapist

Emily's experience as a physiotherapist in both private practice and hospital settings provides her with a vast array of skills to provide her clients.

Emily completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Australian Catholic University and has worked both in Australia and the UK. 

With experience in indigenous health, paediatrics and general musculoskeletal injuries, Emily has a strong interest in client centred care and restoring function. 

 

Areas of clinical interest include; paediatrics (developmental and musculoskeletal) and sports injuries. 

 

Emily has a keen interest in sport and plays AFL at Morningside Panthers. 

 

Professional Qualifications;

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Australian Catholic University)

  • Paediatric Physiotherapy Level 1

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