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Physiotherapy in Newcastle

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 physiotherapists also providing:

* Women’s Health * Sports Physiotherapy * Acupuncture/Trigger Point Dry Needling * Headache Management * Exercise Programs * Work Injury, CTP, EPC Programs, DVA * Pre-employment Functional Assessments *

Appointments available Monday to Friday, 7am – 7pm

CONTACT US

PEAK PHYSIO

Care for Every Body

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. Conveniently located in the heart of Newcastle City, Peak Physio offers availability, convenience, and effective, professional treatment.

We practice with a strong “hands on” approach, utilising massage, manual therapies, and manipulation, teamed up with movement therapy through strengthening and rehabilitation. We believe in holistic management; we have two massage therapists on-site to supplement, and a close working relationship with local health professionals to support a complete and holistic approach to complement physiotherapy management, where needed.

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

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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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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How Pilates Can Help Clients of All Ages, Shapes & Sizes

Cities are full of studios dedicated to it, most gyms have several classes and new Mums take their bubs along to baby friendly sessions. Pilates is a health trend that has stayed the course and it certainly doesn’t look like it is going away anytime soon. So, what exactly is Pilates and why does everyone rave about it?

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Treating Ankle Sprains: Why Physio is Critical

Ankle sprains are undoubtedly one of the most common injuries we see as physiotherapists. The vast majority of active people will have experienced an ankle sprain during their lifetime and, unfortunately, sprains have a nasty habit of recurring if not managed well in the first instance.

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