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Physiotherapy & Pilates in Newcastle NSW

Physiotherapy & Pilates Experts in Newcastle NSW

Peak Physio is one of Newcastle’s most trusted providers of health, fitness, and rehabilitation services. Our physiotherapists are experts in injury management having helped over 3,000 clients since 2012.

SERVICES

Physiotherapy

Our physiotherapists are highly skilled professionals who are qualified in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of musculoskeletal problems.

Remedial Massage

Our qualified massage therapists are widely trained in Massage Therapy, including Remedial Massage, Myotherapy, Pregnancy Massage and more.

Pilates

With the correct prescription of exercises and effective teaching, Pilates is a useful tool for physiotherapists in retraining strength without dysfunction after injury.

Newcastle physiotherapy experts, also providing:

* Women’s Health * Sports Physiotherapy * Trigger Point Dry Needling * Headache Management * Exercise Programs * Work Injury, CTP, EPC Programs, DVA * Personal Training * Ergonomic Assessments * Pre-employment Medicals *

Appointments available Monday to Friday, 7am – 7pm

CONTACT US

PEAK PHYSIO

Newcastle Physiotherapy Clinic

Level 1, 7 Newcomen Street, Newcastle NSW 2300

Phone: (02) 4929 3898
info@peak-physio.com.au

ABOUT US

Peak Physio opened in 2012 to provide Physiotherapy and Pilates to the Newcastle community. Since then, we’ve helped thousands of patients recover from injury and return to full function. Our results have helped us to become known as the Newcastle physiotherapy experts.

The physiotherapists at Peak Physio practice with a strong “hands on” approach, utilising massage, manual therapies, dry needling and manipulation, teamed up with exercise therapy through strengthening and rehabilitation.

We also have a significant focus on Pilates, post-surgical physiotherapy, sports physio, pain management, women’s health, customised exercise/personal training programs and corporate health.

Conveniently located in the heart of Newcastle City, Peak Physio is your number one choice for high-quality, effective, professional physiotherapy treatment.

NICK MULLEN

Physiotherapist
BSc (Physiotherapy)

Nick is an APA member and Work Cover accredited physiotherapist. He trained under scholarship at Charles Sturt University, graduating with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy (Honours) in 2013, then worked at a range of private practices in Bathurst and Hobart before joining Peak Physio. Nick has undertaken numerous post-graduate courses in sports physiotherapy, dry needling, advanced shoulder rehabilitation, and pain science – and is now in the process of completing his Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

GRAYCE GERKE

Physiotherapist
BSc (Physiotherapy)

Grayce is a registered AHPRA Physiotherapist, who completed her studies at Charles Sturt University. Since graduating, Grayce has worked in private practice, treating a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries, and undertaken extensive training in Women’s Health Physiotherapy to further her passion for helping women of all life stages and ages. Grayce is also a strong believer in Pilates as a health and rehabilitation tool, and is a qualified DMA Clinical Pilates Instructor.

LAITH CUNNEEN

Physiotherapist
MScMed MPhty BExScRehab

Laith is a registered Physiotherapist with a decade of clinical experience. He has worked across a wide range of healthcare disciplines in exercise physiology, physiotherapy, personal training and corporate health consulting. As a treating physiotherapist, Laith has extensive experience with musculoskeletal injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation, postural correction, and the management of complex and chronic pain conditions. He holds masters degrees in Physiotherapy and Pain Management.

CHERYL DOYLE

Reception &
Administration

Born and bred in Newcastle, Cheryl trained in administration (specialising in the medical field) and has extensive experience in customer service related positions. Always a friendly face, she is responsible for the administrative technical operations of Peak Physio and for always producing the warm and welcoming environment. Having helped the practice develop since 2014, Cheryl is a familiar encounter to all of our loyal physiotherapy clients.

ALEXI MCCANN

Reception
Student Physiotherapist

Hailing from the Central West, Alexi moved to Newcastle in 2014 to start university. Brought up with a family of passionate sporting and health enthusiasts, Alexi was no exception and her tragic love for sport and the science behind the human body led her to start a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Newcastle. Now in the final year of her Physiotherapy degree, Alexi is assisting with Peak Physio’s Strength and Balance classes, allowing her to utilise the skills she’s learned at university. Alexi focuses on making the exercise classes fun and practical, all while giving the body a good work out to help increase our clients’ overall strength and keep them moving freely.

YOUR HEALTH

A series of articles written by the staff of Peak Physio in the interests of keeping the Newcastle community in peak health.

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Is Fat to Blame? The Relationship Between Weight & Pain

It has become common knowledge that in this 21st century our society is battling rising rates of obesity. Over the years there have been huge amounts of research that links higher obesity rates with chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, cancer and… the list is endless. 

However it is less commonly known that being overweight and carrying even a little bit more weight than we should can be linked to experiencing pain.

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Dry Needling: Everything You Need to Know

Physiotherapists have a reputation for brutally digging into trigger points (or ‘muscle knots’, as they are colloquially known) with their hands, thumbs, fingers and even sometimes elbows, leaving their patients feeling battered and bruised (temporarily, of course!).

If only there was a technique that could treat trigger points without inflicting the same amount of pain, and without causing grown men to weep. There is, in fact, such a technique and an increasing number of physiotherapists are becoming trained in it, sparing their precious hands and their patients’ pain thresholds at the same time.

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Women’s Health Physiotherapy: The Problems No One Talks About

Historically, physiotherapists have been known mainly for treating back and neck pain or running onto a football field when a player has sustained an injury. However, the emerging practice of “gender health” or “pelvic health” physiotherapy and, specifically, Women’s Health has recently garnered increased publicity. Many patients with pelvic dysfunction are suffering in silence, not aware that help is available. So we think it’s time that we devoted a little more space to the problems that no one wants to talk about.

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Knee Pain? Here’s How Physios Treat Common Knee Complaints

The knee is the largest joint in the body, comprising the junction where the thigh bone (femur) meets with the shin (tibia and fibula) and the knee cap (patella). It is classified as a ‘hinge joint’, meaning its predominant movements are bending and straightening, although there is a small amount of rotation that occurs in the joint as well.

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