APA SPORTS & MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Jonathan is an APA titled sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist. The title serves as a mark of formally recognised distinction for expert knowledge and skills in the area of sports and musculoskeletal/spinal physiotherapy which is awarded through the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
Over the years, Jonathan has developed passion and superior skills in identifying and correcting bio-mechanical faults. This has earned him a reputation as a health professional who has the ability to treat not only the symptoms but more importantly the source of the patient's problems.
In the field of sports, Jonathan has worked with various teams of different levels ranging from Division 5 to Nationals. Higher performance involvements include experiences with the Australian Touch Football Association, Sydney AFL premier league and SA premier rugby union club. He has also worked as part of the medical team at the CrossFit Regionals (Pacific Region, Australia) and the Australian National Judo Championship. He is also active in providing physio coverage to special events such as the City-2-Surf, the SMH Half-Marathon and other sporting championships.
For his profession, Jonathan is currently serving his term as the chairperson for the NSW chapter of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia. He is also actively involved in teaching and convening professional development courses for other registered physiotherapists and health professionals.
Published on 01 May 2019
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Published on 16 April 2019
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Published on 19 November 2018
Manual therapy for knee OA: what are the benefits?Read more Manual therapy for knee OA: what are the benefits?
Published on 05 December 2018
Exercise programs to prevent a new episode of neck painRead more Exercise programs to prevent a new episode of neck pain
Published on 19 October 2018
Cold water immersion following Ironman triathlonRead more Cold water immersion following Ironman triathlon
- Rotator cuff pathology and shoulder mechanics
- 2018 consensus statement on treatment of Patellofemoral Pain
- Risk factors for hamstring injuries in football
- Effect of static vs. PNF stretching on hamstring flexibility
- Patellofemoral pain treatment for runners
- Regional manual therapy and motor control exercise for LBP
- Corticosteroid vs. anaesthetic injections for shoulder pain
- Manual Therapy and Plantar Fasciitis
- Accuracy and safety of dry-needle placement
- Lower limb injury prevention with foot orthoses
- Shoulder strength values and ratio for swimmers without pain
- Pull-down exercises and the subacromial space
- "Text neck" and neck pain in young adults
- Mobilization alone or with neuroplasticity education in CLBP
- Predicting recurrence of LBP after an acute episode
- Safe lifting: what do health professionals believe?
- What patients think about the cause of their CLBP
- What do patients seek in primary care physiotherapy?
- The rate of full-thickness rotator cuff tear progression.
- Subacromial Shoulder Pain - those who have and don't have it
- Risk factors for overuse injuries in runners
- The effects of weight loss on knee pain and kinematics
- Criteria for return to running after ACL reconstruction
- Foam rolling quadriceps to alter hamstrings pain threshold
- Predictors of recurrent lateral ankle sprains
- Lumbar mobilisations and hamstring ROM
- Manual therapy for LBP with associated disc degeneration
- Application of real-time postural device for neck pain