The Team

Ms Leigh McCutcheonMs Leigh McCutcheon

Graduated from Sydney University in 1991 & established the Robina Physiotherapy Clinic in 1993 and the Elanora Physiotherapy Clinic in 1995. In 1999 Leigh completed a years study to gain her Graduate Certificate in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy and then went onto specialise as a manipulative therapist with a Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (first class honours). Leigh has also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Western Acupuncture. She now lectures locally and nationally to postgraduate physiotherapists. Leigh also has just completed a Research Fellowship at Griffith University studying the effect of acupuncture on Whiplash Associated Disorder. Additional interests include treatment of the Temporomandibular Disorder, shoulder rehabilitation, neck and head ache pain, lower limb biomechanics and sports & spinal rehabilitation.

Ms Karin van Heerden

Ms Karin van Heerden

Completed her physiotherapy degree in South Africa in 1982. Karin’s experience has been primarily in private practice with special interest in sports medicine, musculoskeletal physiotherapy, acupuncture and orthopaedics. Post graduate courses have been completed in acupuncture and dry needling, advance knee treatment, personal training & gym instructing, biomechanic assessment and exercise prescription, and orthopaedic manipulative therapy. Karin works with state representative netball players as well as local teams. Karin is presently completing post graduate studies in sports medicine through La Trobe University and tutors in conjunction with Leigh to post graduate physiotherapists.

 Aaron Woolley physiotherapist sport acupunctureAaron Woolley physiotherapist sport acupunctureMr Aaron Woolley

Aaron completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Charles Sturt University. Aaron has special interests in sports medicine and musculoskeletal physiotherapy and high level rehabilitation from neurological disorders. Aaron has completed additional training in acupuncture and dry needling, kinesio taping as well strength and conditioning training and run coaching.  Aaron competes in and has a special interest in triathlon including sports screening and rehabilitation.

Annie Heriot

Ms Annie Heriot

Graduated from The Massage Schools of Queensland, after completing a Diploma of Remedial Massage. She has gone onto to complete a Certificate of Hot Stone Massage and Certificate IV in Swedish, Relaxation, Aromatherapy, Lymphatic Drainage and Shiatsu. In 2009 she graduated from Australian Institute of Applied Science after completing a course in an Advanced Diploma of Homoeopathy. Additionally she completed Certificates 1, 2, & 3 in Touch For Health Kinesiology. Special interests are chronic and acute pain, scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis, sciatica, joint mobility, and migraines.
 

Megan Keeler

Ms Megan Keeler

Megan completed a Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Hons) in 1987 at the University of California. She went on to gain her Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 1995 and has a broad range of experience as a Senior Hospital Physiotherapist, which included musculoskeletal outpatients, orthopaedics, pain management, women’s health (pelvic floor, pre and post-natal care), emergency, rehabilitation, community health, geriatrics and staff education/manual handling /skills training. Megan has also been both a Clinical Educator and Mentor of physiotherapy and medical students and was Associate Professor at UNSW Medical School. She also has many years of experience in Private Practice working with musculoskeletal and sports rehabilitation and is also trained in Acupuncture and Dry Needling. She is passionate in assisting clients to resolve their issues utilising a wide range of therapies.  

Chris Parkinson

Mr Chris Parkinson

Chris graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy degree after completing a Bachelor of Sports Science degree at Bond University. Chris has strong interests in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy and has completed additional training in acupuncture and dry needling. He strives to provide patients with exceptional care with a focus on individualised strength and conditioning programs as well as manual therapy and is passionate about helping his clients achieve their specific life and fitness goals. Chris has also undertaken research into the management of osteoarthritis and has volunteered for events such as the OXFAM trail walker and Gold Coast Marathon. Outside of physiotherapy Chris has a keen interest in running, surfing and basketball.