Meet our physiotherapists
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Uni of Old) 1998
- Masters in Sports Physiotherapy ( LaTrove University) 2006
Matthew is an APA titled Sports Physiotherapist and partner at Active Life Physiotherapy. He graduated as a Physiotherapist from the University of Queensland in 1998 and completed a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2009. He is also a member of Sports Physiotherapy Australia. Matt has extensive private practice experience having worked locally as well as in the U.S.A. and U.K. He has worked with active people and athletes at all levels and ages, from local juniors and weekend warriors to national and international level and most recently with the Gold Coast United A league Soccer Club. This experience provides him with the most up to date expertise in the management of aches and pains, not just in athletes but people of all ages. Matt has worked a guest lecturer on hip joint assessment and pathology with the Griffith University Physiotherapy program.
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University of Newcastle) 2014
Jarryd graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2014 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. During his training He had experience working alongside Physiotherapists at The Sydney Children’s Hospital, The Royal Newcastle Centre, Gosford Hospital, Maitland Public and Private Hospital.
Jarryd has represented NSW in a variety of sports including white-water kayaking, volleyball and swimming. He was also a part of the Australian Junior Development team for Kayaking. Jarryd also enjoys surfing and playing golf.
His passion for being active has developed his pursuit and interest in the field of Physiotherapy. He is focused on helping others maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. Through a combination of manual therapy, dry needling, pilates and strengthening programs, He can help you manage your aches and pains, to give you the active lifestyle you desire.
- Master of Physiotherapy (2016)
- Bachelor of Exercise Science (2014)
Sandi is a registered Physiotherapist and has joined the Active Life team in June this year. She graduated with a Master of Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. During her studies she had experience working in many different hospital and private settings, and found a particular interest in Pilates. She takes many of the classes at the Murwillumbah clinic, and having completed numerous Pilates courses, she is well equipped to tailor a program suited to your needs; be that for a home program or in a class setting.
Sandi enjoys an active life, including playing netball, doing resistance training and swimming. As a Physiotherapist, her passion lies with helping others live their most active and pain-free life, and she can help you achieve this through manual therapy treatments and exercise prescription.
- National Diploma of Physiotherapy (Rennes, France) 2006
- Post graduate diploma in physiotherapy-option paediatrics (Paris, France) 2008
Jenny graduated from France in 2006 and practiced physiotherapy in France, Switzerland and Australia.
She obtained her equivalence to practice in Australia in 2015 and has experience working in a big range of clinical settings. In Sydney, She spent 3 years working in North shore private hospital in different wards including orthopaedics and maternity wards. In the northern NSW, she worked in Alstonville teaching Pilates in a physiotherapy clinic.
Jenny has a special interest in women’s health and Pilates (on the mat and with equipment), she is passionate about pre and post-natal physiotherapy and has great skills to help you with any musculo-skeletal conditions that can arise during or after your pregnancy. She is a mother of a little boy and understands particularly the challenges of women’s life.
Jenny enjoys swimming, running, yoga, Pilates and pretty much any outdoor activities. She is caring and passionate about physiotherapy and will help you understand your physical issues and guide you toward recovery with dynamism and a good sense of humour.
Leanne is a specialist Remedial Therapist and Laser Therapist with 12 years experience working within multi-modality clinics. She moved to the Murwillumbah area 12 months ago with her family.
Her areas of specialty are acute and chronic pain conditions, arthritis, tendonitis and lymphoedema.
In conjunction with your Physio, Leanne’s treatment can reduce the pain and inflammation, promote accelerated healing and tissue repair and allow a faster return to activity or work.
Non thermal, Low Intensity Laser Therapy is a non invasive, drug free wholistic modality offering relief from pain and fast tracking your recovery.
Health Fund rebates available for remedial massage.
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