Jon Davis APAM
Titled APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist
B.Physio, M.Physio (sports)
Jon Davis is an accomplished and experienced physiotherapist with an impressive track record spanning more than two decades. He has successfully lead the PhysioStudio since its opening in 2016.
Before establishing local roots, Jon and his family resided in Canberra, where he held a prominent position as a senior sports physiotherapist at the renowned Australian Institute of Sport. Jon’s career highlights include being an integral part of the Australian medical team during the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and serving as the lead Australian physiotherapist for the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics.
Jon is dedicated to transforming the PhysioStudio into more than just a preferred choice for patients; it’s a vibrant, supportive haven where his team flourishes. Drawing on his diverse background in leadership and education, Jon empowers both his team members and patients. Guided by a sense of ‘paying it forward,’ he nurtures his team’s growth and success, enabling them to achieve their aspirations. Jon’s mentoring prowess is evident in the numerous physiotherapists and students who have thrived under his guidance, achieving remarkable milestones in their professional journeys.
As a current member of the NSW Branch Council of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Jon remains deeply connected to his field. He is a sought-after presenter for the APA Level 2 Sports Physiotherapy course and the SMA Sports Trainers course. His dedication extends to contributing to the local Research in Practice Network. Jon’s teaching background includes a role as a postgraduate Masters Physiotherapy instructor with LaTrobe University and an affiliation with Canberra University.
Jon’s expertise lies in the realm of optimal physiotherapy and injury rehabilitation practices. He holds a specific fascination with overuse injuries, particularly those involving tendons. His wide-ranging lectures encompass topics such as back injuries, shoulder and knee rehabilitation, ankle recovery, bone health, and strategies for pain management and injury prevention.
Beyond the professional arena, Jon finds joy in spending quality moments with his wife and three energetic boys. Their shared passions include outdoor adventures like camping and fishing, nurturing their garden, and engaging in various sports activities.
Jamie Clough APAM
Grad Cert. Physio
Jamie Clough is a highly skilled physiotherapist with a wealth of experience in treating a range of conditions, both acute and chronic. He graduated from the University of Otago in 2010 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, and completed a post-grad physio certificate endorsed in Western Acupuncture in 2013.
After a few years working out of public outpatient clinics and inpatient rehab settings, Jamie has gathered nearly a decade of experience and knowledge treating clients in private practice. He is an avid learner, and has attended a long list of physiotherapy continuing development courses throughout Australia and New Zealand.
He loves working with people, building rapport and confidence, and has the goal of getting all his clients to achieve beyond their expectations.
He loves all sports, with a particular passion for rugby and cricket, and has experience treating all-comers: from new-borns to semi-professional athletes, through to those who have seen more than 100 years.
Outside of work you will find Jamie spending time with his wife and 2 girls, or trying to wind-back the clock on the touch field or indoor cricket pitch.
If you are seeking expert treatment from a physiotherapist who is dedicated to providing the best possible care, then Jamie Clough is a wise choice.
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)
Kevin Cassells APAM
Kevin Cassells originally hails from Dublin, Ireland, and has a warm smile to match his friendly accent. He is a highly skilled and compassionate physiotherapist with a Masters Degree in Physiotherapy. Kevin has a deep understanding of the human body and how it functions. Kevin is dedicated to helping patients achieve their optimal level of physical function and mobility using a variety of proven therapeutic techniques. He is committed to ongoing learning and stays up-to-date with the latest research and developments in physiotherapy. Kevin is passionate about helping people of all ages, and looks to provide personalised care to each patient he sees.
Some of his specific interests include sporting injuries, post-operative care and pain management. If you’re looking for expert physiotherapy care, look no further than Kevin Cassells at the PhysioStudio in Thornton.
Outside of work, Kevin’s interests include distance running, hiking and a broad interest in most field sports. He spends most of his time meeting friends by the beach, exploring the outdoors or playing with his puppy Murray!
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.
Rosie Williams APAM
As a highly trained physiotherapist, Rosie Williams is committed to helping her patients achieve their optimal physical health and function. With a strong background in sport and musculoskeletal physiotherapy, she is skilled in the treatment of injuries related to the bones, muscles, and joints.
Rosie moved to Newcastle after studying physiotherapy in Canberra. She is fascinated by the power and resilience of the human body and has a keen interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
Rosie has always had a keen interest in all kinds of sport, and has gained valuable experience in rugby, netball, soccer and AFL. A highlight was assisting with injury management and prevention the Brumbies Women’s rugby team. She loves to spend her spare time outside gardening, hiking or at the beach.
With her friendly, caring nature and as a talented, methodical physiotherapist, Rosie is an invaluable asset to the team at the PhysioStudio.
Logan Stanley APAM
Logan Stanley is a highly skilled sports physiotherapist hailing from Guyra in north-west NSW. Logan’s interest in physiotherapy began at a young age, as he always had a strong passion for sports and fitness. He was fascinated by the science behind movement, injury prevention, and rehabilitation, which led him to pursue a career in physiotherapy. He has a strong passion for helping athletes recover from tendon, hamstring, and ACL injuries
Logan completed his undergraduate degree in physiotherapy at Newcastle University, where he honed his skills and gained extensive knowledge in the field of sports medicine. He has worked closely with the Central Coast Mariners and Maitland Magpies football teams, where he gained invaluable experience treating a variety of sports-related injuries.
Logan has a special interest in the treatment and prevention of tendon, hamstring, and ACL injuries. He understands the unique challenges that these injuries can present for athletes and is committed to providing the highest quality care to help his patients recover as quickly and safely as possible. Logan is known for his innovative treatment approaches and his ability to tailor treatment plans to meet the specific needs of each patient.
In addition to his clinical work, Logan is also an active member of the sports physiotherapy community. He regularly attends conferences and workshops to stay up-to-date on the latest research and techniques in the field. He is also passionate about educating athletes and coaches on injury prevention strategies and is a regular contributor to sports science publications.
Logan is dedicated to helping his patients achieve their goals and return to their sport or activity as quickly and safely as possible. His commitment to his patients’ wellbeing, combined with his extensive knowledge and experience, make him a top sports physiotherapist.
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!).
Courtney Sullivan (nee McConnell) APAM