Jon Davis APAM
Titled APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist
B.Physio, M.Physio (sports)
Jon Davis is an accomplished and experienced physiotherapist of 20 years.
Before settling locally, Jon and his family were based in Canberra where Jon worked as a senior sports physiotherapist at the Australian Institute of Sport.
Jon has had the honour of being a member of the Australian medical team for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, and was the lead Australian physiotherapist for the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics. His patients benefit from him having worked alongside some of the nations leading sports medicine practitioners. Today Jon works to ‘pay it forward’ by helping his team of physios develop and excel to meet heir goals. Many of the physios who have worked under Jon in the past have gone on achieve significant accomplishments in their careers.
Jon has expertise in best practice physiotherapy and rehabilitation of injuries. He has a particular interest in overuse injuries, including tendons. He has lectured on topics such as shoulder, knee and ankle rehabilitation, and bone health, pain and injury prevention.
Outside of work Jon enjoys time with his wife and three boys- mostly keeping active with camping, fishing, gardening and sports.
James Wallace APAM
APA Titled Exercise and Sports Physiotherapist &
APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
B.Hum.Mov (Ex Sci & Rehab), M.Physio, M.Musculoskeletal & Sports Physio, PhD Candidate
James is a well-educated and experienced physiotherapist who has returned to private practice after 8 years working in Defence.
James’ last four years spent with Defence was setting up and overseeing an injury prevention and treatment program for Australia’s elite Fighter Pilots (who suffer a lot of neck and back pain). While he has particular expertise in back and neck pain (which is the topic of his nearly completed PhD), James also has a strong interest in knee, shoulder and overuse injuries.
Patients will benefit from his deep expertise, thorough assessments, effective communication and his calm gentle manner.
Outside of helping patients overcome their injuries, James enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, and is always on the lookout for an opportunity to keep up his fitness cycling.
Kate Crosby (nee Wauchope) APAM
Kate graduated from Newcastle University in 2017. Since graduating Kate has worked in private practice treating a wide variety of injuries and conditions. Kate enjoys working with people of all ages and helping people feel confident in getting back to their cherished activities.
Due to an interest in women’s health including incontinence and pelvic floor assessment and training Kate has undertaken further education in this area. Kate can assist women with incontinence, pelvic floor issues, pelvic pain and pre and post natal exercises.
Kate has also gained invaluable experience in heavy industry- having worked on-site for some of the Hunter region’s biggest employers. She has a deep insight into the specific practical challenges these worksites pose, and can help navigate a successful early return to work outcome.
Kate’s hobbies include dancing, walking and getting outdoors.
Kate Crosby (nee Wauchope)
Liam Penglaze APAM
Liam graduated from The University of Newcastle in 2018. Following graduation he has gone on to gain experience in private practice & community care, treating a wide range of injuries across the lifespan from paediatrics to geriatrics, as well as completing post-graduate studies in strength and conditioning.
Liam has a keen interest in the aspiring athlete, all the way from rehabilitation to peak performance, particularly in the world of soccer & crossfit.
Liam is a born and raised local boy, who outside of work enjoys throwing a tennis ball for his three border collies, staying fit on the soccer field & lifting weights at the gym.
Logan Stanley APAM
Logan is originally from a little country town in north-west NSW and moved to Newcastle to study physiotherapy due to a keen interest in sport and recovery. As a physio his goal is to get people back to what they love doing.
Logan has a keen interest in muscle strains, lower limb injuries and back pain. He has experience gained with the the Central Coast Mariners and working with local soccer teams over the past few years. Logan has also gained experience helping numerous post-op patients.
Outside work Logan enjoys going to the beach for a surf, listening to music and hanging out with friends. He’s also a gym and soccer enthusiast (Liverpool fan!).
Liana McMorrow APAM
Liana is a passionate physiotherapist, originally from Sydney, where she graduated from the Australian Catholic University. Since graduating Liana has gained experience working in the acute hospital setting before transitioning into private practice. Liana enjoys a holistic approach and aspires to empower her clients to understand their bodies in order to return to what they love. She has a strong interest in musculoskeletal injuries, persistent pain and women’s health. Outside of work Liana enjoys reading books, getting into the ocean and playing football.
More talented physiotherapists wanted
Testament to our success looking after our fabulous clients, we continue to grow and need more physios.
Would you (or someone you know) like to work in a fantastic, modern, evidence based clinic alongside this great team of professionals? We are always on the lookout for talented and enthusiastic people to compliment our team.
Enquiries are welcome, and can be directed to our principal physiotherapist Jon Davis: