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

Tweed Heads Physiotherapists

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.

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
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Carly Jennar

DPhty, MHPSci, BExSci
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Christian Ryvachuk

BExSc, B.Phty, MPhty
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Alexandra Selvarajah

B.Phty
Alex is a Terranora local and graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree. She has a strong interest in sports and vestibular physiotherapy, and is dedicated to empowering her patients to achieve their goals. ... Her passion for upholding evidence-based principles ensures that she applies the latest research into her treatments and has led to her completing additional training in vestibular rehabilitation, dry needling and clinical Pilates. Alex enjoys work ing with a wide variety of patients and is able to apply her skills across diverse conditions and injuries. Her holistic approach blends hands-on modalities, education and exercise-based therapy to guide her patients through the rehabilitation process. Out side of work she enjoys surfing, touch football and hiking.

Mel Woodward

Reception
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Kellie Watson

Massage Services
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Ruben Dos Santos

DPhty, BExSci
Ruben is a recent graduate of a Doctor of Physiotherapy degree from Bond University. Previously he also received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science while also competing as a Division 1 NCAA collegiate soccer athlete in the United States.... Born and raised in Canada, Ruben has been involved with strength and conditioning programs, physiotherapy practices, and personal training classes for the past 7 years. Ruben has a keen interest in manual therapy, exercise, biomechanics, neurological rehab ilitation, and using an evidence - based approach to help his patients achieve their best possible outcomes. He also has a passion for travel, surfing, and exercise. Finally, having worked with all ages, work, and sporting backgrounds, Ruben strongly beli eves that each injury is unique, and therefore requires personally developed exercise and manual therapy programs that target the goals and expectations of his patients.

Jaime Townsend

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

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

Massage Therapist
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Harry Collier

BExSci, MPhty
Harry graduated from Griffith University with a Master of Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Exercise Science. His prior work involved Strength and Conditioning coaching, where Harry developed an appreciation for resistance training and exercise in daily life. ... Harry has a passion for musculoskeletal physiotherapy and rehabilitation – particularly in a sporting context. As a player, Harry has competed in the Queensland Premier Cricket First Grade Competition and throughout his sporting jo urney has experienced a number of injuries himself which has lead to his empathy and passion for providing optimal rehabilitation. Harry currently works with Tweed Seagulls Rugby League Club, with both the men’s and women’s Queensland Cup squads. Whether your goals are returning to the sporting field, to work or walking your dog; Harry can provide a thorough assessment of your injury, manual therapy to relieve your pain and advice around returning to your goal through exercise options.

Dominic Morosini

Physiotherapist

Dom graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2021. Prior to this he has worked as a personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach with a passion for the athletic development and rehabilitation of soccer players. ... Dom has been heavily involved in the Gold Coast Soccer landscape as a player and was in the Brisbane Roar Youth Academy as a junior where he was exposed to his fair share of lower limb Musculoskeletal injuries. He now continues to participate in soccer as well as ultra-marathon running, triathlons and surfing. Dom's experience within the High-Performance sport landscape across several sports, is a valuable asset to Physio Place.

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    Members

    Jaime Close

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    B. Phty, B. Ex Sci

    Carly Jennar

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    DPhty, MHPSci, BExSci

    Christian Ryvachuk

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    BExSc, B.Phty, MPhty

    Alexandra Selvarajah

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    B.Phty

    Mel Woodward

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    Reception

    Kellie Watson

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    Massage Services

    Ruben Dos Santos

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    DPhty, BExSci

    Elliot Lonsdale

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    Massage Therapist

    Jaime Townsend

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

    Elizabeth Urquhart

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

    Harry Collier

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    BExSci, MPhty