A Physiotherapist with a Masters in Manipulative Therapy, and Accredited Mulligan Concept Teacher, Tim has a private practice in Corrimal and lectures on various APA Manual Therapy and Acupuncture courses. His special interests include manual therapy, acupuncture, sports injuries and instrument joint mobilisation.
Originally qualified as a physiotherapist in New Zealand, Tim obtained his Master of Applied Science (Manipulative Physiotherapy) at Sydney University in 1994. He has also undertaken a one year Diploma Course in Acupuncture in Sydney in 1983, completed the nine month Cumberland College of Health Sciences (Lidcombe) Course in Occupational Health & Safety Management in June, 1988 and regularly undertakes a variety of continuing education courses. Tim is currently the region’s only physiotherapist who is a candidate in the Australian College of Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal Specialisation programme. A member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association since 1980, Tim is also a member of the Manual Therapy Study Group, the Private Practitioner’s Group and the Acupuncture Study Group, (Committee Member).
Tim also has training in Muscle Energy, Podiatry for Physiotherapists and Pilates. Tim became internationally accredited as a teacher of the Mulligan Concept in 2001 and has taught post-graduate physiotherapists in South East Asia and Australia. Tim and Pam are developers of the new PIM: Physiotherapy Instrument Mobilisation concept and regularly give courses on these safe and effective mobilising techniques to physiotherapists in Australia and overseas. When not working, Tim enjoys walking, exercising in the gym, riding his motorbike and travel.
Pam is the physiotherapist at Balgownie Physiotherapy. Pam qualified as a physiotherapist in New Zealand before working in the UK and migrating to Australia. She enjoys treating a wide range of conditions including neck, back, upper and lower limb pain and pelvic floor and continence problems.
Pam has a special area of post-graduate interest in treating incontinence of bladder and bowel for women, men and children and in 2000 completed the first part of her masters degree in continence at the University of Melbourne. She has a post-graduate certificate in Continence and Womens Health from both the University of Melbourne and Curtin University and is now completing her Masters degree in Continence and Womens Health at Curtin University WA.
When not working she enjoys keeping fit, walking and keeping up with her three wonderful kids.
Grace (Mary Grace) Germino
Grace is a registered physiotherapist from the Philippines who has worked in clinics and hospitals for more than nine years, including seven years of professional experience in Dubai, UAE.
Grace has collaborated with specialists in orthopedic, rehabilitation medicine and neurosurgery. She has extensive experience treating musculoskeletal, orthopedic, post-operative conditions and sports injuries as well as neurological disorders. She is an adept in soft tissue mobilization, dry needling, manual therapy, and kinesiotaping techniques.
She believes that in order to address the underlying causes of the problem, thorough assessment and prevention are essential.
Shara graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines.
She has been practicing the profession for about 5 years now in the Philippines and has experience in providing physiotherapy in clinics and hospitals, involved in handling musculoskeletal, neurologic, acute care, pre-operative, and post-operative cases.
Her goal as a physiotherapist is to help people achieve their optimal function and live life comfortably.
She is always keen in expanding her knowledge in various techniques that would help her grow as a professional.
Aaron is our Remedial Massage Therapist, and is currently studying a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Western Sydney University.
After graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Economics, Aaron recognised his true passion was helping people to get healthy. On top of qualifications in Fitness, Aaron completed his Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2019 to further develop skills in injury management.
Aaron is passionate about the healing benefits of exercise & strength training. He has worked as a personal trainer, and undertaken mentoring in the realms of Powerlifting, Bodybuilding, and Periodisation for Sport.
Remedial Massage is adjusted according to an individual’s needs, and Aaron utilises a variety of techniques – including myofascial release & cupping – to achieve improvements in muscular pain, flexibility and function.
If he’s not working or studying, you can find Aaron opening the bowling for Corrimal Cricket Club, playing tennis or posing as a half-decent trivia player at local pubs.