Special Interests: Headache and Migraine, TMJ (Jaw) pain, Neck pain, Shoulder pain.
Alex completed his studies at the University of Canberra, acquiring both a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Biology and a Masters in Physiotherapy. During his science degree, Alex studied areas of exercise physiology, human movement, and biomechanics in the United States at the University of Northern Colorado. He currently sits on the ACT Branch of the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Association and has focused his career in private practice.
Alex is passionate about musculoskeletal physiotherapy, with a particular interest in headache & migraine, neck & jaw pain, and shoulder injuries. Alex has completed a Certification from the Watson Headache® Institute and undergone further training in the shoulder and temporomandibular dysfunction (Jaw pain). Alex strives to restore his patients to a pre-injury level through a diverse range of treatment techniques including manual therapy, dry needling, education and exercise therapy.
Alex is a former rugby player and has a particular interest in both AFL and rugby, working alongside teams including Easts Rugby Club, Eastlake Football Club and now Canberra Grammar Rugby. He is currently the head physio for Canberra Grammar School and works closely with students involved in rugby and other sporting programs. Since working with these teams, Alex has gained much experience in sports physiotherapy with a particular focus on knee, shoulder and running injuries.
Alex is an avid promoter of health and well-being, and has had to develop a life-long hobby around strength & fitness due to his profound love of ice-cream. He seeks to promote physical activity and quality of life in his patients, from general to elite and from young to elderly.