Our Physiotherapy Team
Welcome to the Gungahlin Physiotherapy and Sportscare Centre. Meet our dedicated, friendly and professional team of Physiotherapists:
David graduated from the University of Sydney in 1999 and began practicing in the Private Physiotherapy setting. David has 20 years experience as a physiotherapist. After working in a private practice for two years, he then worked for a year in a Chronic Pain Management Centre.
In 2002, David purchased Gungahlin Physiotherapy and Sportscare Centre. The practice grew from a single physiotherapy practice to what it is today- 4 full time physiotherapists.
During the past 20 years, David has worked with a number of sporting teams. He was the club physiotherapist for the Belconnen Magpies AFL club for 10 years. David was also a physiotherapist with the Australian's Men's Hockey team, The ACT Comets cricket team, the ACT rockets Indoor Cricket team, the ACT Meteors Female Cricket Team and the West Belconnen Warriors Rugby League Team. He has aslo given many seminars to netball and cricket teams.
David's interests lie in sports physiotherapy, back and neck injuries, general musculoskeletal injuries (especially of the shoulder and knee), headaches and a special interest in pelvic pain. He also enjoys helping people manage their chronic pain issues.
Sarah graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2011, having previously completed a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and has over 8 years experience in physiotherapy. She has a particular interest in the treatment of the pelvis, spine, shoulder injuries and headaches, as well as an interest in pregnancy related issues and treatment. Sarah is trained in integrated dry needling, which is a therapy used to treat neuromyofascial pain and movement dysfunction. Sarah keeps busy as the mum of twin 3 year old girls.
Tyler graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy from the University of Canberra. He has a strong interest and experience in shoulder, low back and neck complaints and acute musculoskeletal and sports injuries. Tyler has over 5 years experience and is trained in dry needling, a technique successfully used to treat neuromyofacial pain and movement dysfunction. Tyler is Canadian born and well travelled. Tyler has been part of our physiotherapy team since 2014.
Alana Coombe graduated from the University of Canberra with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Alana has a background in representative netball, dance and yoga. She is a keen runner and has an interest in sports related injuries and helping people return to their active lifestyles.
Amelia graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from the University of Canberra. She has a keen interest in treating headaches, spinal pain and sports related injuries. She is currently pursuing her interest in sports injuries by also working to provide physiotherapy for the Eastlake Football Club.