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 and is an APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. Adam has a keen interest in treating neck, headache and jaw (TMJ) pain. He also has experience in treating post concussion syndrome. 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.
Tim Cottman-Fields

Tim Cottman-Fields

Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist

 

Tim is a dual qualified Accredited Exercise Physiologist & Physiotherapist with interests in general sports medicine, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and health and fitness. He has a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Rehabilitation  (Exercise Physiology), a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Rehabilitation and Doctor of Physiotherapy.

 
Nicole Walker

Nicole Walker

Clinical Dietitian and Accredited Sports Dietitian

Her specialties include:
  • Gut Upset and Intolerances

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and is trained to deliver the low FODMAP diet

  • Elite Type 1 Diabetes

  • Type 1 and 2 Diabetes getting into sport

  • Disordered Eating

  • Endurance athletes

  • Ultra-Endurance sports and Expeditions

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.
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.
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.
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.

 

Joshua headon

Joshua headon

Remedial Massage Therapist

Josh has been working as a qualified remedial therapist in the manual therapy field for the past four years. Currently studying a Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathy), Josh hopes to support and assist clients on their journey from pain to recovery..

 

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.