APA Tier 2 Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist
Gaven began his career as a physiotherapist in 1984. In 1990, his first Campbelltown practice Macarthur Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Center was opened at 150 Lindesay Street. Gaven has undertaken post-graduate training allowing him the titles of Tier 2 Musculoskeletal and APA Sports Physiotherapist. In 1999, Gaven commenced working as an Independent Physiotherapy Consultant for WorkCover NSW. In this role, he assesses injured workers who had received extensive physiotherapy treatments but still were unable to make full recover. He then makes recommendations of appropriate treatment to the treating physiotherapist and the insurance company.
Gaven has also worked with a wide variety of people from Olympic and wheelchair bound athletes, professional footballers to the elderly. He was the physiotherapist for the West Tigers and the Magpies for a decade. He has a particular interest in managing complex pain and movement disability with manual therapy and remedial exercise.
As a keen cyclist, Gaven can provide assessment and recommendation of bike setup, the only available service of this kind in Campbelltown. In addition to his busy clinical work, Gaven is also regularly invited to give presentations to share the wealth of his clinical experience with doctors and physiotherapy students.
APA Tier 2 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Wei completed Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the National Taiwan University in 1998. He worked in a major teaching hospital in Taipei for five years, where he gained experience in rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders and orthopaedics and spinal surgeries. In 2003, he moved to Adelaide to pursuit further study and was awarded the highest academic achievement when graduated from Master of Orthopaedics, Sports and Manual Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia in 2005.
Wei joined Macarthur Physiotherapy in 2006. He regularly attends various continuing education courses and conferences to update his knowledge and skills in musculoskeletal disorders. He specialises in complex spinal and peripheral joint pain disorders, including temporomandibular joint problem. He also provides Dry Needling Plus and male pelvic floor rehabilitation services.
Currently pursuing PhD research at Western Sydney University, Wei is investigating the role of neuroplasticity in the development of chronic low back pain and developing a novel therapy for knee osteoarthritis. He has been awarded prestigious NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship for his PhD study.
Luke received a Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney in 2012.
He also completed an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science allowing him to further his knowledge in exercise prescription.
Luke has a keen interest in treating sports related musculoskeletal injuries. He has competed at high levels in cricket and rugby league. He takes an integrated functional approach to treatment by applying manual therapy, exercise, hydrotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and injury prevention that is suited to individual needs.
He has provided sports trainer coverage for Macarthur Rams, exposing him to a wide range of injuries pertinent to young footballers. Luke is currently working with post – operative orthopaedic patients, private patients as well as providing home visits at our Park Central clinic.
Jessica completed her Masters of Physiotherapy at University of Western Sydney in 2014. She worked at Westmead Hospital gaining experience in a wide variety of areas before starting at Macarthur Physiotherapy in 2016.
Jessica has a particular interest in treating acute musculoskeletal and sports injuries, as well as chronic conditions. She encourages an active and integrated approach to treatment with a particular focus on exercise and functional based rehabilitation.
Josh completed his Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney, graduating with first class honours in 2014. He then commenced a traineeship at Campbelltown Public Hospital gaining experience in orthopaedic and rehabilitation prior to joining the Macarthur Physio team in 2016.
Josh is primarily based at the Park Central clinic where he provides post-operative physiotherapy care for orthopaedic patients. He also works with musculoskeletal and sports injury patients which is his key area of interest.
Amy received her Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the Australian Catholic University in 2014.
Amy has trained in women’s health at the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle and in paediatric physiotherapy the Sydney Children’s Hospital. Amy has worked at The Children’s Hospital in Westmead where she gained experience in a diverse range of paediatric conditions from acute respiratory cases to long term neurological, neurodevelopmental and growth related musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions.
She moved to the United Kingdom in 2016 and worked as a paediatric physiotherapist for the North East London Foundation Trust before returning to Sydney in 2017 and joining the Macarthur Physio Team.
Amy has always been passionate about women’s health and paediatric physiotherapy with a particular interest in a wholesome integrated approach to health. She is a qualified children’s yoga instructor and has also done sports coverage work with local sporting teams such as the St Ives Northern Tigers football club.
Hope completed her Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney in 2012. She worked at the Campbelltown Public Hospital gaining experience in a wide variety of areas before starting at Rehab 2 Home in 2014.
Hope’s work involves providing care to patients in their home, helping them recover from hospitalisation and other conditions. She has strong interests in rehabilitation and helping patients gain the best quality of life possible.
Dip. Remedial Massage (2010)
Dip. Fitness (2009)
Sports Rehab Massage
Trigger Point Release
Active Release Technique
Pre and Post event Massage
Samantha specializes working with clients with musculoskeletel pain and rehabilitation. She has worked alongside a variety of Allied Health professionals including Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists. She has worked with representative level athletes including Cronulla Sharks U20’s side, Sydney Roosters First Grade team and many Ironman/ Triathlon participants.ts.
Kate graduated from Griffith University on the Gold Coast with a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2016. Prior to completing her Masters, Kate completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Ballarat in Victoria.
Kate is very passionate about, and particularly interested in treating sports and musculoskeletal injuries. This is stemmed from having competed at a high level in both athletics and hockey.
In addition to this, Kate also has experience in hydrotherapy, aged care and disability services, treating Vestibular conditions, and has recently begun to build experience and expand her knowledge in Paediatrics, having recently completed a Paediatrics course through Monash University.
Kate is currently treating clients at our Lindesay Street Clinic and is committed to providing a holistic and functional treatment plans for each individual.