Physiotherapist servicing the Tweed Coast & Southern Gold Coast Region
Shop 1 / 40 Greenway Drive, Tweed Heads South NSW 2486

Physiotherapy Team

Brendon Burnett

M.Phty, B.Ex Sci, B.App Sci(HMS/Ed)

Brendon is currently the director of Physio Place at Tweed Heads South, and Physiotherapy & Exercise Physiology services at the Tweed Health for Everyone Superclinic. He is also the founder of The Village Gym at Pottsville – the ultimate rehabilitation and fitness facility in the Northern Rivers.

Brendon has been working in rehabilitation since 2001 as an exercise physiologist and a Physiotherapist since 2005 after completing his Masters in Physiotherapy. Brendon was the co-founder of Physio Place in 2005 and took over as sole director in 2010, continuing its growth to become the largest physiotherapy clinic in Tweed Heads. In 2014, Brendon started Physiotherapy and Exercise physiology services at the Tweed Health for Everyone GP Superclinic managing a team of clinicians and integration with general medical practice. The Village Gym is Brendon’s third location at Pottsville NSW where a full gym and Pool facility enables him to extend physiotherapy services into the aquatic and functional strength training environment.

He focuses strongly on educating patients about their condition or injury and skilling patients to ultimately self-manage by providing a clear program of exercises and stretches. He continues professional development, particularly in the field of manual therapy, deep trigger point needling and intra-muscular stimulation, also completing Pilates equipment Level 3 training.

Brendon and has worked as physiotherapist for:

  • Athletics Australia (pre Rio Olympics 2016)
  • Cudgen Rugby League;
  • Kingscliff Olympic swimming squad;
  • Palm Beach Currumbin Rugby Union;
  • Tweed Valley Kings Premier League Soccer,
  • Kingscliff Soccer;
  • Bilambil Rugby League;
  • Tweed Coast Raiders Rugby League; 
  • Queensland Cup Seagulls Rugby League.

Brendon has travelled internationally for Athletics Australia as physiotherapist for Diamond League Athletics and as physiotherapist for Sally Pearson (Olympic and World 100m Hurdles Gold Medallist) 2015-2016 in preparation for Rio Olympics.

Brendon has close working relationships with several orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians and local GP’s. He works closely with local athletes, surfers, Olympic and world championship swimmers, A grade Rugby League Players and has a passion for rehabilitation of the shoulder joint.

Brendon has co-authored the Recovery Guide series of books and DVDs for orthopaedic rehabilitation and common sport injuries including; Total Knee Replacement; Total Hip Replacement; Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction; Knee Arthroscopy & Menisectomy, Rotator Cuff repair, Shoulder Acromioplasty; Shoulder Anterior Stabilisation; Lumbar Disc Injury; Hamstring Strain; and sporting Ankle Sprain. He continues to work closely with patients as a hands-on physiotherapist and has a background in sports coaching including swimming, touch football, rugby league, athletics and worked briefly as a physical education teacher

With a passion for excellence in rehabilitation and a philosophy of “Exercise is Medicine”, Brendon and his team are focused on being part of patient’s wellbeing – not just merely solving pain and injuries.


Jaime Close

B. Phty, B. Ex Sci

Carly Jennar

DPhty, MHPSci, BExSci

Byron O’neill

Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science

Christian Ryvachuk

BExSc, B.Phty, MPhty

Kaye Lewis

Practice Manager

Mel Woodward


Kellie Watson

Massage Services

Ruben Dos Santos

DPhty, BExSci

Jaime Townsend

Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Member of Australian Association of Exercise Science and Sport

Elizabeth Urquhart

Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Member of Australian Association of Exercise Science and Sport

Elliot Lonsdale

Massage Therapist

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