Practitioners

Practitioners

Paul15PAUL FARGHER     B. App. Sc. (Physio) Post Grad. Dip. (Sports) M.A.P.A.

Paul Fargher completed his physiotherapy degree at Lincoln Institute, Melbourne in 1983. Paul worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne for his graduate years before moving to work in a busy Melbourne Private Practice.  After settling in Geelong with his family, Paul established the Geelong Physiotherapy Clinic in 1986. Paul completed postgraduate studies in sports physiotherapy (1995), including time spent at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra. Paul is a titled Sports Physiotherapist.  Paul is currently the Director of Physiotherapy Services, St John of God Hospital, Geelong and also working in private practice at both the Geelong Clinic and Ocean Grove. Paul is a member of the National Shoulder and Elbow Physiotherapy Association (SEPA).   When he is not working his interests include golf, surfing, rugby, football and spending time  with family and friends.  Paul is a certified Early Intervention Physiotherapist with Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission.

 

JAMES NELSON     B. Physio. M.A.P.A.

Graduating from The University of Melbourne in 1996, James is now enjoying living and working in Geelong.  Post University he has held positions in rural Victoria, Melbourne and overseas, including stints with the British Forces (Germany) and the Irish Olympic physiotherapy team.  Having grown up in Geelong, he has returned to the area and has worked with Geelong Physiotherapy since 2000. James has a particular interest in musculoskeletal/sports rehabilitation, notably with athletics, cricket and hockey.  James has completed further studies in dry needling and has keenly incorporated this into his daily practise. James is a certified Early Intervention Physiotherapist with Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission.

 

 

CAITLYN WILKINSON     B. Physio. M.A.P.A.

After growing up in Shepparton, Caitlyn completed her physiotherapy degree at Charles Sturt University in Albury in 2010. She then moved to Geelong working in Aged Care and Rehabilitation, before working in the Public Health System at the Werribee Mercy Hospital. Caitlyn gained a wide range of inpatient, women’s health and rehabilitation skills. She is now part of the Geelong Physiotherapy team to pursue her interest in orthopaedic rehabilitation and musculoskeletal physiotherapy.  Caitlyn also works from the Myers Street Family Medical Practice all day each Friday.  Caitlyn is a certified Early Intervention Physiotherapist with Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission.

 

 

NICK HOLMES   B.Physio M.A.P.A.

Nick completed his physiotherapy degree at Charles Sturt University in Albury in 2008.  Nick worked in the Public Health System at Albury-Wodonga Health and Barwon Health before joining Geelong Physiotherapy in 2011.  After relocating to London in 2012, Nick worked for West Hampstead Physiotherapy, a private musculo-skeletal clinic in North London, before returning to the local area and Geelong Physiotherapy in mid 2014.  Nick has a clinical interest in sports and spinal physiotherapy, is a dry-needling therapist, and also runs weekly hydrotherapy sessions every Friday morning.  Outside work hours Nick enjoys football, running and surfing.  Nick is a certified Early Intervention Physiotherapist with Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission.

 

 

LYNETTE BELSHER Remedial Masseur

Lynette joins us our Remedial Massage therapist, with her goal being to help as many people as possible to achieve a happier and pain free life as possible.  Originally from down Colac way, she’s recently returned to Ocean Grove after 12 years in the Yarra Valley and 18 years in East Gippsland. She has an Advanced diploma of Myotherapy and has been practicing professionally for twenty years.  She is passionate about her profession and she loves the work she does.   Her techniques are not painful or invasive as she doesn’t subscribe to the “no pain no gain” philosophy. Your consultation with Lynette will be professional and attentive with a dash of fun.