The Team at Gordonvale Physiotherapy:
Helen Cooper - Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist
Since then Helen has worked in many areas of physiotherapy in various settings including Paediatric Physiotherapy with Child Health and Cootharinga and as a physiotherapist for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Kareena Korinihona - Physiotherapist
Kareena is a Gordonvale local who graduated in Physiotherapy from James Cook University in 2015. Since becoming a physiotherapist, she has worked extensively in private practice in Cairns and in Victoria. She has a special interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation, having recently completed an advanced course in this area. Kareena, like Helen and Tess, is trained in Dry Needling which is a method of treating soft tissue injuries with acupuncture needles. Kareena is able to incorporate Pilates mat and reformer work into her rehabilitation services and is looking to start some exercise classes for over 60s.
Kareena has been involved in providing services to remote villages of Papau New Guinea with YWAM Medical ships.
Kareena has worked with AFL teams and will be helping out with physio to local Gordonvale sporting teams.
David Holzheimer - Practice Manager
David has many years of experience in office duties and is a vital member of our team.
David's knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and his ability to aid participant's in understanding their plan is a great resource to our practice.
David is also the Team Manager of the Cairns Hoopsnakes a wheelchair basketball team and is the Program Officer for Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association.