James is a Senior Physiotherapist with a broad mix of skills and experience. He has worked extensively in private practice, dealing with acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems as well as a wide range of sporting injuries. James has played sport at a National and elite level, and has worked with athletes at the professional and elite levels in Australia and the United Kingdom. James has a keen interest in functional rehabilitation and is an advocate for the benefits of exercise in the management of injury and lifestyle.
James has also spent two years working as an Early Intervention Specialist and Injury Management Advisor for a large workers’ compensation insurer. He brings to Pain Options a diverse skill set for optimising rehabilitation of private clients and injured workers. James is currently completing his masters degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and is also a treating clinician for a national study into the management of people with chronic low back pain. He also works in a multidisciplinary role within a pain medicine clinic.
Chris is a physio with 13 years of clinical experience having graduated from Curtin University in 2005. His passion for physiotherapy is evident and he is constantly updating his practice to align with the current available evidence and research. He is particularly interested in the management of complex and persistent pain conditions and has developed further insight into the challenging nature of these conditions by completing post graduate studies in Pain Management through the University of Sydney.
Chris takes his time to understand his client’s condition and the impact this is having on their life. He strongly believes that providing a clear understanding of one’s pain, as well as working with the client to develop a concise and structured rehabilitation pathway, is vital to a successful outcome. In addition to this, he will use hands on therapy as well as graduated strengthening and movement based exercise programs, which are aimed at specific goals and targets of the client.