Jaquelin Goldsack (Cole)

staff-photo-jaqSenior Physiotherapist/Director

As the owner of Physionorth and Connect Therapy practitioner, Jaquie  puts a high emphasis on the continuing education of her staff and ensuring the highest quality of care for all Physionorth clients. Jaquie has a degree in Sport and Exercise Science from James Cook University and completed her Masters in Physiotherapy at Curtin University at the start of 2006. After graduating, Jaquie moved back to her hometown, Townsville, and began her career as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist. Continue reading

Linda Gomercic

cam_6695-copy-1Senior Physiotherapist 

Linda completed a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. Following that, she moved to Perth Australia where she pursued her Masters of Physiotherapy from Curtin University of Technology. She graduated in 2006 and moved back to Toronto Canada where she began her career in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Continue reading

Anna Marhin

cam_6701-copySenior Physiotherapist

Anna has completed advanced training in treatment of the Jaw (TMJ-temporomendibular dysfunction) and is passionate about people restoring their jaw health. She also enjoys treating people with pain of gradual onset and teaching them how to change the way they move to resolve their pain and achieve their goals. She is dedicated to resolving the ‘source’ of their pain to help stop an injury re-occuring. . Anna has completed post graduate training in dry needling and western acupuncture, TMJ dysfunction and the Thoracic Ring approach with LJ Lee International. Anna graduated from James Cook University and spent some time working in vocational rehabilitation before entering musculo-skeletal physiotherapy practice.

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Brianna O’Toole

cam_6673-copyPhysiotherapist

Brianna has a keen interest in musculo-skeletal conditions, Pilates, and sports injuries. Brianna also has her certificate IV in fitness and loves crafting individualised exercise programs to get her clients moving and feeling their best. She takes into account a person’s injury history, while insuring they still have a great work out and achieve their goals. Brianna completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University.

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Lauren Metropolis

cam_6706-copyPhysiotherapist/Women’s Health Practitioner

Lauren is a women’s health Physiotherapist and is very passionate about helping women with pelvic floor health, continence issues and back and pelvic pain. Lauren is dedicated to her professional development, ensuring she is up to date with the latest evidence-based practice, in order to provide the best possible care to her clients. Lauren’s post graduate qualifications include DMA Clinical Pilates, Women’s Health, Dry Needling and Vestibular rehabilitation. Lauren completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University, graduating with an academic medal of excellence.

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Renee Baker

Physiotherapist

Renee enjoys treating sporting injuries and paediatric conditions as well as teaching Pilates based exercises. Renee is a big believer in providing personalised health care to her clients. She is a North Queenslander and completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University. Renee has completed her post graduate course in Pilates through Studio Pilates.

 

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Nicole Cochrane

Physiotherapist

 

Growing up, Nicole was a competitive gymnast for 15 years with State and National success.  She was also an accredited gymnastics coach and judge prior to commencing her physiotherapy career. This background has led her to develop a keen interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and helping individuals return to sport and leisure activities. She is a strong believer in keeping her clients involved in their sports and hobbies throughout rehabilitation.  Nicole has a keen interest in treating gymnastics and cross fit injuries. Nicole completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University.

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Timothy Cottman-Fields

Physiotherapist

Tim is the latest addition to the Physionorth Team after making the move from the Gold Coast. Tim is an Exercise Physiologist and Physiotherapist, although considers himself a Health Educator more than anything. Tim has worked in private practice as an Exercise Physiologist, prior to studying Physiotherapy, working in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and chronic disease management. He then went on to obtain a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Rehabilitation focusing on Neurorehabilitation and Evidence-Based Practice whilst continuing to work. Expanding his professional scope, he completed a Doctor of Physiotherapy at Bond University.

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Silvia Lonardi

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Silvia started her career and interest in massage in North Queensland in 2008, and soon moved to Sydney to complete a double Diploma in Remedial Massage and Sport. In 2013 Silvia completed her certificate IV in Bowen therapy from the Border Colledge of Natural Therapies.

Having a special interest in sport, Silvia successfully became part of the massage team at the Institute of Sport of NSW, where she was lucky enough to work with elite and Olympics athletes and be the therapist for the State Weight Lifting Team. While volunteering in major National Sporting events, she also completed a Certificate in Sport Coaching achieving great understanding in nutrition and emotional wellbeing.  Continue reading

Rebekah Barkle

cam_6715-copyTraditional Chinese Acupuncturist/Dry Needling/Cupping & Massage Therapist

 

Rebekah graduated from the Australian College of Natural Medicine in 1999 with a Cert IV in Massage Therapy. Following her Cert IV with a Diploma of Applied Science (Remedial Therapies) with the Australian Institute of Applied Science in 2007. Her recent addition to qualifications was the Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) at Endeavour College of Natural Health in Brisbane. In 2015 Rebekah completed her Level 1 in Neural Manipulation at the Barral Institute. Continue reading