He graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 1997. He then completed the 4-stage McKenzie Course and Credentialling examination to become an internationally credentialed McKenzie Therapist. Tim began his Physiotherapy career at the Christchurch Park Physiotherapy Clinic, located in the Christchurch Rugby Football Club grounds in Christchurch, New Zealand. He was the Senior Rugby Team Physiotherapist for 2 years from 1998 to 1999. Tim then moved to London in 2000 and became the Senior Physiotherapist for Sona Positive Health (now integrated into Nuffield Proactive), operating an on-site Physiotherapy clinic inside the corporate health club of Deutsche Bank AG in the City of London. During this time he has undertaken an extensive amount of continual post-graduate professional development.
Tim then settled in Sydney in Australia in 2004 to become the Senior Physiotherapist and Clinical Mentor/Educator at Get Active Physiotherapy in St Leonards. During this time Tim has been a highly acclaimed presenter at 6 international FILEX conventions, educating the fitness industry on corrective exercise programming and injury prevention. He has also lectured on the Certificate 3 Fitness and 4 Master Trainer courses at the Australian Institute of Fitness, writes for Fitness First magazine and has appeared on Sunrise on Channel 7. Tim started Physio Fitness Australia (re-branding the Get Active Physiotherapy clinics), and opened the clinic in Bondi Junction in 2009 as the central reception clinic.
SPECIALTIES AND INTERESTS
Back, neck and shoulder pain
Lumbar spine disc injuries
Rotator cuff impingement injuries and tendinopathy
ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction surgery rehabilitation
Shoulder surgery + frozen shoulder rehabilitation
Knee injuries and knee surgery rehab
Sports, fitness and training Injuries
Corrective exercise rehabilitation programs
Muscle re-activation and balancing
McKenzie spinal therapy
Core stability and posture correction
Biomechanical gait analysis
Custom-made foot orthotics