David Giles

Senior Physiotherapist


Titled APA Musculoskeletal & Pain Physiotherapist
Director of Physioactive

Bachelor Applied Science
(Human Movement)
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.

David has a special interest in management and treatment of persistent pain and complex injuries including back and neck pain and headaches. 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 attends regular courses and conferences which further develops his physiotherapy skills. Most recently 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!

David has previously worked at the Complex Injury Group (now Adelaide Chronic Pain Centre) with Pain Physician Dr Wright.

Outside of work David enjoys cooking and spending time with his family!