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.
David moved to Geelong and joined Geelong Physiotherapy in 2017. David currently splits his time between The Rehabilitation Movement in Ocean Grove, the hydrotherapy pool and providing home based physiotherapy services for Geelong Physiotherapy.
In response to his clinical interests, David has completed additional training in the areas of pain science, sports and spinal physiotherapy.
David enjoys sports, the outdoors and is interested in farming and sustainability.
Kristen completed her Physiotherapy Degree at the University of Queensland in 2011 and has provided musculoskeletal and community physiotherapy services in North Queensland and the United Kingdom within GP clinics, health care centres and the public system.
Kristen provides a holistic approach to her treatment interventions including a combination of Clinical Pilates, manual therapy, movement analysis and individualised exercise programs. She has completed several post graduate studies in Australia and the UK related to management of hip, shoulder and back injuries. She has also completed the DMA Unit A Clinical Pilates for Physiotherapist course, Level 1 Matwork Pilates Instructor training and Pilates for pregnancy course work.
Kristen works with patients managing arthritic pain, sport injuries, chronic pain pre and post-operative rehabilitation, falls prevention and neurological conditions.
Kristen has a strong interest in the treatment and prevention of overuse injuries in endurance sports as when she is not in the clinic, she enjoys taking part in triathlons, cycling and ocean water swimming.
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. He is excited with the new joint venture of opening the new clinic; The Rehab Movement.
When he is not working his interests include golf, rugby, football and spending time with family and friends.
Paul is available at The Rehab Movement for consultations on Wednesday mornings and Friday afternoons.
He has completed further training in:
- Postgraduate studies in Sports Physiotherapy
- National Shoulder and Elbow Physiotherapy Association
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 with Geelong Physiotherapy 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 practise.
James is a certified Early Intervention Physiotherapist with Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission. James is excited to now split his time between Geelong Physiotherapy, and the new clinic; The Rehab Movement, where he is available Monday afternoons and Thursday mornings.