Clinician

Zak Nichols

Zak Nichols

Zak brings to Construct Health a wealth of experience garnered during his time working in a highly successful group practice setting in New Zealand.  Zak has worked extensively with work-related injuries, chronic pain rehab and sporting injuries.

Zak’s experience also extends to using advanced software and video analysis to assess gait and movement patterns to identify areas of weakness or imbalance that contribute to injury or limit patients from achieving full pain-free movement.

A keen athlete, when not helping his patients to get better Zak can be found on the rugby or touch-footy field mixing it with the best.

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Julia Wilkinson

Julia Wilkinson

Julia has returned to her hometown of Emerald, to pursue her passion for rural healthcare. Having grown up in Central Queensland, Julia understands the need for accessible health services in remote and regional areas. To compliment her musculoskeletal and rehabilitation skills, Julia has developed a special interest in the area of Women’s Health, having spent some time at the Mater Mothers Hospital in Brisbane. She also enjoys aquatic physiotherapy, as it offers her clients an alternative to traditional treatment and exercise methods.

Outside of hours Julia enjoys adventuring, camping and offshore fishing trips!

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Tiffany Villis

Tiffany graduated at from ACU in Brisbane in 2014 and has been working in private practice ever since. She has gained extensive experience in treating musculoskeletal injuries both in a sporting and everyday context, including women’s health, gymnastics, dance and workplace related injuries, as well as aged care. Her consistent goal as a physiotherapist is to encourage everyone to be the best version of themselves through living an active lifestyle. She achieves this consistently by using active treatment strategies combined with appropriate manual therapy techniques.

Outside of work, you will find Tiffany fishing/ camping, playing touch football and exploring the beautiful Mackay region. In addition she recently returned to her beloved childhood sport- gymnastics

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Ciaran Caldwell

Ciaran Caldwell

Ciaran is an Irish born and trained physiotherapist having graduated from the University of Ulster in 2008. He brings a wealth of musculoskeletal experience to Construct Health having worked exclusively in private practices in New Zealand, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Ciaran uses a combination of manual therapy techniques, Dry Needling and exercise prescription to get each individual back to being their best and achieving their goals, no matter how big or small. Ciaran has worked with a wide variety of individuals including professional athletes and stage performers and has guided a vast number of runners through difficult niggles and injuries over race distances ranging from 3 to 100km. He enjoys keeping up to date with the latest research and developments in musculoskeletal medicine ensuring that he is always providing service above.

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Rebecca Maple

Rebecca has worked in this profession for 20 years and has past experience of working in hospitals, clinics, sport clubs and the Army. Rebecca has even worked in schools.

The majority of Rebecca’s professional development has been on spinal pain neck, thoracic and lumbar. Rebecca also continues her Professional Development by completing courses on dry needling and acupuncture points.

Working on an orthopaedic ward gave Rebecca more confidence to assist with post surgical rehab.

Working in women’s health as a physiotherapist and since having children of her own Rebecca feels empathy to mothers and is able to give more practical post natal advice.

When Rebecca is not in the Clinic she works as a gymnastic coach and has an interest in injuries and musculoskeletal pain of a growing body.

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Joey Carmichael

Joey is one of our FIFO Physiotherapists who hails from the glitter strip on the Gold Coast. He graduated as a Physiotherapist from Griffith University, has worked in a wide range of fields and has built a broad knowledge across the spectrum of physiotherapy. Joey has a passion for sports and spent time providing physiotherapy to players from the Canberra Raiders NRL team and ACT Brumbies Rugby Union team. He has also developed an in-depth understanding of occupational rehabilitation after working with the Gold Coast’s largest employer, Council of City of Gold Coast, in their self-insurance Workers’ Compensation unit. Joey has a great ability to explain a diagnosis in a way that each person can relate to and understand. He enjoys providing education to patients to empower them to take charge of their own health and well-being. With a background in Exercise Science from Griffith University as well, he focuses on providing treatment and exercise prescription tailored to meet the needs of each individual and their presenting injury.

Joey is married with 4, yes count them, 4 beautiful children. When he is not at work he loves spending time with his family outdoors enjoying the theme parks, beaches, playgrounds and bush walks. A weekend warrior himself, Joey continues to play football (the real football, some may call this soccer) with Southport Football Club and enjoys keeping up with the latest football news from England.

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Rohan von Hoyer-Davies

Rohan Davies grew up in Brisbane and completed a Science Degree at the University of Queensland, prior to studying Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia. Whilst in Adelaide he taught in the Anatomy Department of the University of Adelaide and was heavily involved with the South Australian Rugby Union. He qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1997 and moved to the Fraser Coast to work as a new graduate, where he also continued his work with local rugby teams as well as acting as physiotherapist for the Wide Bay regional side.

In 1999 Rohan moved to the UK where he worked in various roles including a stint with the Ministry of Defence. From 2001 until late 2006 he worked in private practice in Berkshire, west of London. During this time he was able to consolidate his skills and also had the opportunity to liaise and work with some excellent orthopaedic surgeons including those at the Reading Shoulder Unit. In 2007 Rohan established Northside Sports Medicine in Brisbane, a leading sports injury clinic. Rohan has also built ties with the Brisbane Irish Rugby Union Club, Norths Premier Rugby Union Club and the North West Private Hospital. Rohan has also worked as part of the Match Day Medical Team for the QLD Reds and Wallabies rugby union teams.

In addition to his interest in Sports Medicine, Rohan has also undertaken further training and education in Workplace Health and Safety and Occupational Health. He is available for both Workplace Assessments and Consulting.

Most recently Rohan has been appointed as a Medical Officer in the Australian Army Reserves, returning to uniform for the first time since he left the Infantry Reserves in 1995.

 

Moranbah
Robyn Fisher

Robyn Fisher

Robyn joined the Mackay clinic in 2016 after graduating from James Cook University in Townsville. She has made the move from Townsville to join the Construct Health team. Robyn has an interest in orthopaedic surgery rehabilitation and paediatric physiotherapy having spent some time with the Disability Services Queensland team in the past. Robyn also finds treating sports injuries rewarding when her patients can make it back on the field or in the ring.

When she’s not at the clinic Robyn splits her time between her foster kittens, and finding her next weekend holiday spot in Mackay.

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Zachary Parks

Zachary Parks

Zach is a FIFO Physio for Construct Health Moranbah and brings a wealth of musculoskeletal and sports Physio knowledge to the team. Zach graduated from James Cook University, Townsville in 2016 and has worked in private practice ever since. He has worked with people of all ages having spent a few months working also in the disability sector with a large emphasis on paediatric Physio. Zach’s easy going nature and empathetic holistic approach will help put you at ease in what can often be a stressful time.

Zach has attained post graduate qualifications in dry needling, sports physiotherapy and ACL rehabilitation. Zach really values the power of education when it comes to pain, as well as his hands on therapy skills and exercise prescription with the main goal of not only improving the injured or painful region, but improving the person in front of him with his holistic approach. Although he is skilled in treating each region of the body, Zach really enjoys treating lower limb sports related injuries, headaches, shoulder pain and persistent pain.

Being a North Queenslander, Zach grew up in a sporting environment and is very passionate about Football (soccer), basketball and enjoys all other codes of footy. Outside of sport Zach loves music, travel and playing with his mini cattle dog Leia.

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