Titled APA Musculoskeletal & Pain Physiotherapist
Director of Physioactive
Bachelor Applied Science
Master of Physiotherapy (GE)
Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
David is a senior physiotherapist who has undertaken further post graduate studies completing a Master in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, allowing David to be a Titled APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.
David has also been awarded a Title in Pain Physiotherapy, recognised for further training and experience in the pain field. As part of David's experience in the pain field, David works within a Multi-Disciplinary team with Pain Physician Dr Graham Wright at the Adelaide Chronic Pain Clinic.
David is also the Spinal Physiotherapist who consults at the Northern Spine Clinic with neurosurgeon Professor Matthew McDonald. The clinic allows for assessment and management for all neck and back pain with early assess to MRI and neurosurgeon opinion if required. For further information on Northern Spine https://theinjuryhub.com.au/spine-clinic/
David is experienced in the treatment of low back pain (LBP). LBP affects 90% of the adult population-making it a very common complaint. However, the diagnosis and treatment can vary between every person. When you see David he will be able to provide you with a specific diagnosis, explanation of the injury and treatment to help you recover.
David loves keeping up to date with his professional development and attends regular courses and conferences-which further develops his physiotherapy skills and knowledge. David has completed both Level 1 and Level 2-Watson Headache Approach, enabling David to successfully treat some forms of headache. Other courses include Manipulation and mobilisation of the spine, Certificate in Spinal manual therapy, Mulligan techniques, dry needling/acupuncture, Sports level 1 & 2 and a lot of Pain topics!
Outside of work David enjoys cooking and spending time with his family!