Chris completed his studies at Newcastle University in in 2016, following previously completing an exercise and sports science degree in America. Whilst at university Chris worked as a personal trainer focusing on strength and condition and rehabilitation where he worked with a number of athletes that have gone on to represent their state and Australia, as well as playing professionally overseas.
In his last year of university he undertook a yearlong placement with the Newcastle Knights 1st grade squad, he has also worked as a sports trainer for a number of local soccer and AFL teams. He has a keen interest in sports which goes back to his own achievements earning a sporting scholarship to play baseball in the USA at college whilst studying his first degree.
From this he has a keen interest in shoulders particularly throwing injuries and rehabilitating gym injuries.
What is it that you enjoy about working at Advanced Physio?
Advanced physio provides me with a world class training facility where I can treat patients with acute injuries all the way through to injury prevention. Advanced physio is a great team of people that all work together to get the best outcome for every patient.
What additional study or qualifications do you have?
From December 2016 to January 2017 I completed 200 hours of training in orthopaedic excellence through the global education program provided by Medbridge.
I am a qualified Exercise Physiologist and also hold qualifications in personal training and have a level 1 strength and conditioning certification.
What conditions or people do you have a special interest in?
I have a passion for sports injuries after playing and studying while in college in America for 4 years. I have a particular interest in treating shoulders especially overhead athletes including throwers and swimmers. I also enjoy treating people with tendon injuries and osteoarthritis.
What are your extracurricular passions?
- Keeping fit and strong in the gym
- Playing and watching baseball
- Hanging out with Family and Friends
- Watching any type of sport