Gladesville Physiotherapy - Physio

Staff

Paul Boys

B.Sc. B.App.Sc.(PTHY) APAM

Paul Boys is the Principal Physiotherapist and Director of GPC. Paul has almost 30 years of experience in private practice and spent eight years as the Head Physiotherapist at the Parramatta Eels NRL Club, treating professional athletes up to and including the National level. Paul has also played rugby league at a professional level for Balmain and North Sydney.

He has undergone ongoing clinical education since graduating from Sydney University in 1993 and in 2014 received a certificate in Dry Needling Advanced. He is a member of the NSW Acupuncture and Dry Needling Society and was a member of the Advisory Committee, providing ongoing education and policy formation for physiotherapists.

Paul continues to be active, playing golf, cycling, and running core fitness classes at the clinic.

Jack Musgrave

Masters of Physiotherapy (Sydney Uni)
Masters of Exercise and Sports Science (ACU)

Jack has an extensive history of competing in semi-professional football, which has seen him play around Australia, Belgium and England. Whilst his playing career was unfortunately cut short due to several knee injuries, the time Jack spent on the sidelines has given him a unique understanding of both the physical and mental side of recovering from injury.

Jack has also worked as a personal trainer where he developed his exercise prescription and delivery skills. His experience in strength and conditioning has given him the expertise to obtain great results during sports rehabilitation and performance optimisation, with an emphasis on injury prevention.

Jack is highly motivated to apply his experiences and sporting background to help his patients through their injury rehabilitation journey.

Chantelle Bailey

Bachelor of Physiotherapy BPHTY (hons1)
Level 1 and 2 Sports Trainer
Reformer Pilates (Level 1)
ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach

Chantelle has worked in the sporting industry for the past 6 years, both during and after the completion of her studies. She has had the pleasure of working with clients from a range of diverse backgrounds. These include members of the community to national representative athletes in rugby league, netball, touch football, powerlifting, bodybuilding and dance. She has developed a passion for strength and conditioning and will preach the benefit of creating a strong foundation for your body.

At the age of 17, Chantelle underwent a knee reconstruction following an ACL rupture. The rehab she underwent over the years that followed have been integral in her understanding of the journey back to sport.

From the moment you enter the door, you will be met with enthusiasm and a compassionate ear. She understands that injury creates more than a physical impact on the body, and will help to create goal oriented progressions throughout the rehab process.

Chantelle uses a combination of evidence based treatment and exercise prescription, soft tissue massage and manual therapy and will strive to ensure you enjoy the process to maximise your results.

Rachael Paxton

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Rachael graduated from the University of Queensland in 2005. During her undergraduate studies she was awarded seven commendations for high achievement by the Dean of the University. She has 17 years of experience in sports and general musculoskeletal Physiotherapy working in private practice in northern NSW and the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Rachael is highly proficient and an excellent communicator.

Rachael was also a professional triathlete representing Australia domestically and internationally for 7 years. This has given her a great insight into the demands and needs of endurance athletes and how to best manage their injuries and training loads.

Rachael also has an interest in vestibular conditions, helping people who suffer from vertigo.

She will commence working at Gladesville Physiotherapy Centre in mid January 2023.

Todd Nelson

Bachelor of Physiotherapy APAM

Todd completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy Degree at the Australian Catholic University in 2016. Todd also works at the Royal North Shore Hospital, where he has worked in: medical and surgical wards, ICU, orthopaedic and neurological rehab, hydrotherapy, and musculoskeletal outpatient programs, including hand therapy and the application of plasters and casts.

He is a current member of the physiotherapy team for NSW Gymnastics and has also worked with ACT Men’s and Mixed Netball. He has experience with on-field sports coverage with football, rugby union, netball, Australian rules, and athletics.

Since graduating from university, Todd has undergone ongoing clinical education, including: SMA Level 2 Sports Trainer, SMA Advanced Sports Taping, APPI Clinical Pilates – Matwork Level 1, & APA Sports Physiotherapy Level 1.

He has previously played representative level football and is still very active, enjoying football, futsal, touch football, mixed-netball, golf and surfing.

Mark Beavan

Locum

Mark has extensive experience in Private Practice and was the co-owner of the Physiotherapy Department of the South Sydney Sports Medicine Centre for over 30 years. He worked mainly with sports injuries and general musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions.

Mark was also the Head Physiotherapist to the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the NRL competitions for 10 years and was at one stage the Physiotherapist to the Australian Kangaroos rugby league side.

Mark is an ex NRL player and remains highly active through golf, surfing and general exercise.