Michael grew up in the USA and did his physio training in the states over 7 years and 2 degrees, a BS in Exercise Science Sports Medicine at Colorado State University and then did his Doctor of Physical Therapy at Duke University. He then spent 5 years practicing in the USA before meeting his wife and moving to Australia in 2013. He has spent the last 4+ years in Australia practicing physiotherapy in the outpatient setting.
Michael has a diverse background in sport playing soccer as a child for 8 years, American Football(NFL) in High School and College, Wrestling, Track and Field, Olympic weightlifting and Since his early 20’s has been running, cycling and swimming. Completing distance Triathlons From sprint to 70.3 distance events. Read more
As a Physiotherapist and sports rehabilitation specialist, Stephen has worked primarily in musculoskeletal private practice whilst also providing treatment and match day services for premier division football and rugby union teams. Prior to becoming a Physiotherapist, Stephen was an elite level Sports Scientist and Strength Coach with a number of professional teams in the A-League, Super Rugby, English Super League and International Rugby, along with many athletes and semi-professional teams in the United Kingdom, Middle East and Australia.
Stephen has extensive experience treating clients in a number of sports including rugby union, football, triathlon, power-lifting, running and fitness. As part of Stephen's desire to provide better service to his clients, he utilises a number of treatment methods including mobilisation, massage, muscle energy techniques, dry needling, gym-based exercise rehabilitation and thorough biomechanical analysis/retraining. Stephen's areas of special interest include the shoulder, knee and late stage rehabilitation along with having a passion for providing elite level care to amateur athletes and social sports participants. When Stephen is not dragging himself around the pitch playing rugby or football he likes four-wheel driving in my Hilux (aka the “Red Rocket”), mountain biking, hitting the gym or enjoying a big cooked breakfast, because that’s what weekends are for.