Physiologic Team

Our team are highly skilled professionals with specialised knowledge in a range of fields
Adam Shaw

Adam Shaw

Managing Partner

 Adam is the Managing Partner at Physiologic. Adam has a keen interest in treating neck, headache and jaw pain. He also enjoys treating complex low back pain and lower limb injuries. Adam is further educated in dry needling, sports injury assessment and persistent pain management.

David Battersby

David Battersby

Specialist Sports Physiotherapist

David is a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist recognised by the National professional association as an expert in athlete care and sporting injuries.
David Coombs

David Coombs

Partner Physiotherapist

David is a senior Physiotherapist and practice partner at Physiologic. He specialises in running injuries and running technique assessment and coaching.
Jess Norton

Jess Norton

Senior Physiotherapist

Jess Norton has over 10 years experience in private practice and sports physiotherapy. Jess specialises in the management of football (soccer) related injuries and has completed further education in dry needling and strength and conditioning.

Chris Pearson

Chris Pearson

Associate Physiotherapist

Chris graduated from Bond University with a Doctor of Physiotherapy after completing a postgraduate qualification in Exercise Physiology from Griffith University. Chris has worked with a broad range of athletes from amateurs to professional athletes including time at the Gold Coast Suns and the Burleigh Bears.
Hayley Thomson

Hayley Thomson

Senior Physiotherapist

Hayley is an APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. Hayley has extensive experience working with persistent pain conditions and complex low back and neck pain. Hayley’s main interest lies in treating people with complex musculoskeletal pain disorders, including persistent low back pain, neck pain and complex regional pain syndrome.
Fraser Morrison

Fraser Morrison

Remedial Massage Therapist

Originally hailing from Scotland Fraser has worked within the health and fitness industry for the last 7 years. His experiences as a qualified personal trainer and remedial massage therapist have given him a deep understanding of the human body and how it works.

Michael Woods

Michael Woods

Exercise Physiologist

Michael is a specialist in rehabilitation and physiologic’s resident exercise physiologist. He develops personalised, progressive exercise programs and excels clinically in helping complex patient conditions who have failed to respond to other therapies.
Lauren Postans

Lauren Postans

Exercise Physiologist

Lauren Postans studied is an accredited exercise Physiologist and an accredited Exercise Scientist.  Focusing on injury management, occupational rehab, NDIS, DVA, weight management, cancer patients, pregnancy and post natal and those with chronic conditions.
Leia Barnes

Leia Barnes

Vestibular Physiotherapist

Leia graduated from the University of Queensland in 2005 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. She has worked in many areas of rehabilitation and neurological physiotherapy, including acute stroke units, vestibular clinics and specialist Falls and Balance Clinics. Leia excels clinically in vestibular conditions and runs our dizzy clinic.
Natalie Rando

Natalie Rando

Vestibular and Neurological Physiotherapist

Natalie Rando graduated from the University of Queensland in 1997 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and went on to complete a Masters in Neurological Physiotherapy from UQ (2004). She has 10 years experience teaching Vestibular Rehabilitation and runs our dizzy clinic.
Jacinta Foster

Jacinta Foster

Vestibular Physiotherapist

Jacinta is a vestibular physiotherapist  having completed her Masters of Physiotherapy.  Jacinta uses infra-red technology to provide a thorough and detailed vestibular assessment. Jacinta designs personalised programs to assist with ongoing balance and vertigo concerns She helps run our dizzy clinic alongside Leia and Natalie.

Rachel Jones

Rachel Jones

Sport and Exercise Psychologist

Rachel is passionate about helping people of all ages and performance levels to reach their performance potential in sport, exercise, medicine, performing arts, academia, business and everyday life.
Alexandra Kierdorf

Alexandra Kierdorf

Personal Trainer

Alexandra has 15 years experience working in the Health and Fitness Industry and has a degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Alexandra is also a professional Group Fitness Instructor and teaches Yoga, RPM (indoor cycling) and Bodypump (weights) classes at various gyms around the Gold Coast.
Dr Luke Kelly

Dr Luke Kelly

Senior Podiatrist, PhD

Luke Kelly has over 15 years of experience helping people with pain due to musculoskeletal injury and chronic health conditions. He has completed a PhD in biomechanics and is actively involved in research that attempts to improve our understanding and management of common foot conditions.
Dr David Hart

Dr David Hart

Sports Medicine

Dr David Hart has been a medical practitioner since 1988 and is our consultant Sport Medicine Doctor at Physiologic. He forms an important part of the overall management of sporting injuries. David assists with diagnosis, medical prescriptions and can order specific tests to identify problems along with injection therapy.
Reception Team

Reception Team

Reception/Administration

The Physiologic reception team are trained professionals who have ensured thousands of patients have enjoyed a smooth and friendly experience at Physiologic. Each member brings a unique skill set which contributes to optimal patient outcomes.
Amy Sherrard

Amy Sherrard

Practice Manager

Amy is the Practice Manager here at Physiologic. She is highly skilled and has an extensive history in front line office and administration. The reception area and client administration at Physiologic has always run smoothly for many years with Amy’s direction.