Practitioners

Practitioners

 

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PAUL 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 the Geelong Clinic. 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.

 

 



DAVID WEISS     B. Hsc. M. Physio. Prac.

David completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Physiotherapy at La Trobe University in 2014. Upon graduating, David relocated to Bendigo where he gained broad experience delivering physiotherapy services in Public Health. Originally from the Colac Otway area, David moved to Geelong and joined Geelong Physiotherapy in 2017. David currently splits his time at Geelong Physiotherapy between the Geelong clinic and providing home based physiotherapy, as well as weekend services at a local private hospital.

In response to clinical interests in the areas of pain science and sports physiotherapy, David completed additional training and worked with a Geelong Football League club throughout the 2017 season. David enjoys numerous sports, hiking and the outdoors including trips to the Victorian alps to ski. Other interests include farming, architecture and sustainability.