HERE’S WHAT WE’RE ABOUT!
What’s special about Tamborine Mountain Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic is that we promise to create an empathetic environment where people can receive excellent care, delivered with professionalism and good humour.
EXCELLENCE, EMPATHY AND HUMOUR
PHYSIOTHERAPIST / PRINCIPAL – TRAVIS DRUMMOND
Travis comes to the mountain with over 9 years of experience as a physio, treating both acute and chronic injuries. His addition to the practice continues our overall depth of experience for the benefit of patients, as a resource for our health care partners and for mentoring younger physiotherapists.
As well as clinical practice, his background has involved sports physio, having been involved with numerous sports clubs. He held the positions of Head Physio for the Broadbeach Cats AFL and Surfers Paradise Demons AFL clubs. He has also worked in the area of Occupational Health, treating work injuries and designing Return to Work Plans to assist employees and employers by ensuring a smooth transition back to work.
Travis believes the cornerstone to being a good physio is listening to his patient and working together to achieve their individual health goals.
SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST / EXERCISE SCIENTIST – GARY BROOKS
Gary graduated from the University of Queensland with a Physiotherapy degree in 1989 and an Exercise Science degree ( Major in Exercise Physiology ) in 1992.
He originally worked at the PA hospital in Brisbane and for the Defence Force at both Enoggera and Canungra before starting his own private practice on the Gold Coast in 1994. He then moved to Tamborine Mt and has been practicing here since 1997.
With over 30 years’ experience in the field of musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy, Gary believes that providers should treat people as they would like to be treated themselves and therefore adheres to the practice core values of Excellence, Empathy and Humour.
In his hours away from the practice, Gary enjoys triathlon and weights training as well as watching Rugby Union. As a keen sportsman himself, he understands the physical and bio-psychosocial issues people need to overcome to maintain health and fitness and return to activity after injury.
PHYSIOTHERAPIST – KATE MARTYN
Kate has completed a Master of Physiotherapy along with a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University. She has also obtained her Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA) Level 1.
With experience in elite sport, private practice, hospitals and rural locations, Kate employs a range of skills to treat many populations. Providing holistic care to all individuals with a foundation of exercise and hands-on treatment, Kate ensures her patients are equipped with the tools they need to manage their progress.
Experience with Surfers Paradise AFC, Gold Coast Suns AFC, Port Melbourne AFC, Essendon AFC and Queensland Ballet Academy has enabled Kate to work closely with athletes from a community level to a professional level.
Kate enjoys ballet classes, bushwalking and exploring Australia in her spare time.
MASSAGE THERAPIST – AMARA NORRIS
Amara, of Scenic Rim Remedial Massage, is a Remedial Massage Therapist with over fifteen years of experience. She has studied both in Australia and abroad, in the USA and Thailand. Amara enjoys caring for a varied clientele and has worked in conjunction with physiotherapists and other health professionals in the clinical setting. Her clients include however, are not limited to:
- Hospitality workers
- ADF Members/ veterans
- Medical staff
- Sedentary workers
- Patients recovering from injury
- People living with ongoing medical conditions
- Those working towards specific fitness goals
Additionally, Amara has had the privilege of working with professional jockeys, Strongman and Powerlifting competitors, dancers from the Queensland Ballet Company, competitors at the 2015 Ironman World Championship (Kona, Hawaii), as well other local Australian, professional and semi-professional athletes.
( Massage bookings can be made by calling the practice on 5545 0500 or online through – https://scenicrimremedial.com.au )