David began his studies in Melbourne where he completed a Diploma in Medical Radiography. Following an interest in sports medicine he then completed a degree in Physiotherapy through the University of Sydney. After completing a graduate diploma in Sports Physiotherapy he was titled a Sports Physiotherapist through the Australian Physiotherapy Association. David was a founding partner at ‘Sydney Sports Medicine Centre’ in 1992 at Sydney Olympic Park. He worked there for 12 years, working with several Olympic sports during this period. During that time he worked and travelled domestically and internationally with a number of Australian teams in the following sports –volleyball, gymnastics, hockey, softball and track and field.
David began working with NSW Rugby Union in the late 90s and in 2002 began work with the Waratahs NSW Rugby Union team. He was appointed as Physiotherapist to the Wallabies Australian Rugby Union team in Oct 2001 and worked with them until the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France.
He established a Tendinopathy clinic in 2005 with the North Sydney Sports Medicine Centre. In Dec 2009 he took up a position with Harry Kewell in Istanbul, Turkey leading up to the 2010 World Cup. On return from Turkey David relocated to Brisbane and joined the QSMC team. His wealth of experience is a true asset to the clinic.
In 2000 David was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for his services to sport.
QSMC has the most Sports Physiotherapists under one roof in Queensland with seven practising APA Sports Physiotherapists.
QSMC Osteopaths play an important adjunctive role to the manual therapy skills of the centre.
QSMC Pilates is the integration of physiotherapy therapeutic exercise, real time ultrasound and clinical Pilates.
A Sports Physician is someone who is qualified as a regular GP, and has then done extensive additional training in the area of Sports Medicine.
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