Carina Wardrop (Associate)
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Carina is an experienced and enthusiastic physiotherapist committed to getting the best results for her clients.
She graduated from the University of Queensland in 2003 and started her career in Brisbane in private practice before moving to the UK in 2008. She made London home, working in both hospital outpatients and private practice and gaining invaluable experience before returning home to Australia and joining the Aspley Physiotherapy team in 2013.
Carina is dedicated to continually adding to her knowledge and skills and has undertaken further training in hydrotherapy, Pilates mat work to an advanced level, advanced neuromuscular dry needling, and many other manual, electrotherapy, and exercise-based techniques. She is passionate about combining her manual skills with exercise-based rehabilitation, particularly Pilates and Hydrotherapy, to help her clients overcome injuries or surgery, return to work and sport, and improve their quality of life.
When not at work Carina enjoys keeping fit and spending time with her husband and young son.
Caitlin Cagnola (Associate)
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Caitlin joined the team at Aspley Physiotherapy after moving to Brisbane from Townsville, where she graduated from James Cook University in 2011. Her first working years were spent at The Townsville Hospital, before transitioning to private practice. Since then, she has completed additional training and developed a strong interest in the areas of Pilates, orthopaedic surgery rehabilitation, pelvic floor retraining, running injuries, tricky shoulders, and spinal conditions, just to name a few.
Caitlin uses a variety of treatment methods to achieve optimal results with each patient, including hands-on manual therapy, muscle energy techniques, dry needling, a variety of taping techniques, and exercise-based rehabilitation Caitlin is dedicated to providing a high standard of evidence based care to assist each patient in reaching their goals.
In her spare time, Caitlin enjoys travel, keeping fit, and spending time at the beautiful beaches the east coast has to offer.
Tertia Ferreira (Associate)
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Tertia is a fun loving and caring physiotherapist. She is a keen athlete and has competed in marathons and swimming events.
Tertia is a qualified physiotherapist with a B.Sc. Physiotherapy degree from the University of the Orange Free State in South Africa. She started her career as a physiotherapist at a Durban hospital, then moving to private practice and a rehabilitation centre. Ultimately Tertia owned her own private practice in Durban for eight years. Her practice focussed on the treatment and rehabilitation of spinal and sport related injuries.
Tertia completed a one year post graduate Orthopaedic and Manual Therapy course and through this developed a keen interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of neck, back and pelvis injuries.
In early 2002 Tertia and her husband immigrated to Australia. Soon after that she joined the Aspley Physiotherapy team. She continued to develop her skills by attending courses related to the treatment and rehabilitation of sport, spinal and pelvis injuries. She has also studied advanced dry needling. Tertia now provides a women's health education and training program that allows ladies to manage their incontinence related problems.
Tertia loves pets and enjoys swimming, the great outdoors and maintaining her general fitness. Her hobbies are sewing, reading and she loves her kitchen.
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Bridget graduated from the Masters in Physiotherapy Studies at the University of Queensland in 2018. She is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and facilitating patients to do the same. Having previously worked as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist for four years, she is able to integrate this into patient care to ensure patients receive a well-rounded approach to their treatment. She has participated in various areas of extra training including Pilates, dry needling and hydrotherapy.
Bridget also has a long history of coaching gymnastics from children through to adults. After experiencing first-hand how physiotherapy can benefit a range of injuries, her interest in physiotherapy was boosted by a curiosity in understanding the human body and how to optimise how it works.
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Originally from Warwick QLD, Matt completed his studies in Townsville at JCU, graduating in 2012. Since then he has primarily worked in private practice in the Whitsundays. After a short stint in Brisbane, he then moved to London in 2017 working for the past 2 years in hospital outpatient clinics for the NHS.
Matt has significant experience treating sporting injuries, workplace injuries, back pain and chronic pain. He is also qualified in pilates and dry needling.
When not working Matt loves travelling and the outdoors, running, bouldering (climbing), touch football and rugby union.
Lynette graduated as a physiotherapist from the University of the Free State in South Africa in 2005. She then completed a year of compulsory community service in an informal settlement, where after she worked in several hospitals and rehabilitation units before moving to the UK in 2007. Lynette gained invaluable experience in the UK and Ireland where she worked in hospitals, private clinics and with the Ministry of Defence. In 2012 Lynette was seeking the sun again and decided to settle in Brisbane and joined the Aspley Physiotherapy team in 2013.
Lynette has advanced her skills by completing additional training courses in Pilates, neuromuscular dry needling and several manual therapy techniques. She uses a variety of treatment methods to address every patient's individual needs.
When Lynette is not running around after her three young kids, she loves travelling and cooking.
OUR RECEPTION TEAM
Jo has worked in Physiotherapy practices for many years and now enjoys the challenges of being Practice Manager at Aspley Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic.
Among other things, Jo enjoys the customer service aspect of the position and the opportunity to interact with all. Nothing is too much trouble for her and she will go to extraordinary lengths to be of assistance.
Jo is an Aspley local and enjoys travelling, walking, Pilates and reading in her spare time.
Sophie is currently studying a Bachelor of Business Administration at ACU. She is a happy and energetic person who enjoys working.
In her spare time she enjoys walking, music and travelling.
Dan is a qualified exercise scientist and is currently studying his Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology at A.C.U. He has been a part of the Aspley Physio team since 2016 and brings his outstanding knowledge to assist in directing your enquiries.
Dan plays basketball in his down time and also works with rugby league teams in a strength and conditioning role.
Belinda has an extensive background in Reception and Administration.
She enjoys spending time with her young family, going to the beach and keeping active with swimming and gym classes.
Thea is currently studying a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at A.C.U. She also works as a gymnastics coach and has a long history in the sport.
Thea loves to spend her free time at the beach and going to concerts.
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