JAMES NELSON

Graduating from The University of Melbourne in 1996, James in enjoying living in Geelong, and working between Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula. Post University he has held positions in rural Victoria, Melbourne and overseas, including stints with the British Forces (Germany), and working alongside the Irish Olympic physiotherapy team.

Having grown up in Geelong, he has returned to the area and has worked in private practice since 2000.

James enjoys post-operative and sports rehabilitation, having a special interest in spinal, hip and knee complaints. James has completed further studies in dry needling and has keenly incorporated this into his daily practice.

James is a certified Early Intervention Physiotherapist with Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission.

James is available for consultations on Monday mornings, Wednesday afternoons and Thursday mornings.

PADDY DOWLING

Paddy Dowling graduated from Monash University in 2017 after completing a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours. Paddy moved back to his hometown of Geelong where he started work in private practice.

He has a strong interest in both musculoskeletal injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation using a combination of manual therapy and individualised exercise programs.

Having a sporting background in tennis and football, Paddy also enjoys rehabbing sporting injuries and helping athletes get back on the field.

Paddy has been working in Ocean Grove at The Rehab Movement since 2018.

When he isn't working Paddy enjoys AFL, good coffee and getting away down the coast.

Paddy is available for consultations on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and Thursday and Friday mornings. 

OUR TEAM

PAUL FARGHER

Paul Fargher completed his physiotherapy degree at Lincoln Institute, Melbourne in 1983. After settling in Ocean Grove 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 member of the National Shoulder and Elbow Physiotherapy Association (SEPA).

Paul splits his time between St John of God hospital on the Orthopaedic Rehab ward, as well as working privately in the clinic. He specialises in post operative conditions, and works very closely with the Geelong Orthopaedics team. His other expertise is shoulder injuries, where he excels in both operative and non-operative shoulder injuries. 

When he is not working his interests include golf, rugby, football and spending time with family and friends.

Paul is available for consultations Monday through to Friday.