APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist
APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist
Peter Hogg is an ‘APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist’ and co-principal of Noosa Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy. He has also held the position of Olympic Winter Institute of Australia Sports Physiotherapy Coordinator for over ten years. He is an accredited provider for Queensland Academy of Sport. Peter’s long standing history in elite winter sport includes team involvement at six Olympic campaigns, twelve world championships and more than 100 winter world cup events spanning over a 30 year physiotherapy career.
Peter has been a principal of Noosa Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy since 1988. Peter was also founder and owner of Thredbo Altitude Physiotherapy Centre from 1994 – 2012. In 2001-2002 he was the APA Accreditation officer in Queensland. Peter has also been head physiotherapist for Noosa Triathlon for over 23 years.
Peter consulted at the Sunshine Coast Shoulder Clinic for six years and other special interests include knee assessment and rehabilitation, shoulder assessment and rehabilitation, manual therapy of the spine including neck pain and headaches, tendinopathy conditions, exercise prescription for sports injuries and international physiotherapy student training.
Peter now works on a full time basis at ‘Noosa Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy’. Peter assists with ongoing regular elite winter sports physiotherapy coverage for the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWI) and the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) including upcoming winter Olympics.
Peter is an avid skier, surfer and photographer.
Maude Pelletier is an ‘APA Physiotherapist’ and co-principal of Noosa Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy. Maude has also trained with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Maude’s special interests include lumbo-pelvic assessment alignment assessment and treatment, shoulder rehabilitation, hydrotherapy, clinical Exercise and injury specific exercise prescription.
Maude has been consulting for over 10 years including a wide range of experience in hospital, rehabilitation and private practice. Maude has completed the most recent and advanced APA courses regarding the lumbo-pelvic region. Maude is a certified instructor for the GLA:D (Osteoarthritis) program and is one of our senior GLA:D facilitators.
Maude enjoys fitness, skiing, fine food, wine and travel. Maude is fluent in French.
Helen Swift is a highly experienced physiotherapist with over 8 years of clinical experience in Australia and the UK. After pursuing further training in women’s health, Helen is experienced in the treatment of incontinence, as well as management and care of women during the pre and post natal period.
Helen places a strong emphasis on patient involvement and education and is always striving to optimise patient outcomes. She is particularly interested in the stabilisation of the lumbopelvic region, and combines her training in dry needling alongside her advanced clinical Exercise experience to manage musculoskeletal pains that can often be exaggerated during pregnancy.
In addition to women’s health, Helen is an accredited lymphoedema therapist and a member of the Lympoedema Association of Queensland. She has experience working within a hospital setting as well as private practice to help reduce the symptoms of lymphoedema, a complication that can occur after cancer surgery. Her goal is to assist her patients navigate the public and private health systems to better promote recovery, prevention and long term management.
Helen is also a certified GLA:D program instructor.
Outside of physiotherapy, Helen takes full advantage of Noosa’s outdoors, enjoying time with her family, cooking and gardening.
Leighton Marshall is an ‘APA Physiotherapist’ who completed his “Master of Physiotherapy Studies” at the Latrobe University, Melbourne. Leighton completed his Bachelor’s degree in “Athletic & Exercise Therapy” in his hometown, Victoria, BC, Canada.
After graduating, Leighton became certified as a Strength & Conditioning specialist and went on to work in private practice. Here, he treated many populations from youth clubs, police, fire and trades to elite athletes, both on and off the field or jobsite. He also studied concussion management and bracing, with a special focus on treating the shoulder.
Leighton has played almost every sport available including regular snowboarding, which he has adapted to surfing here on the Sunshine Coast. Although very active, this has led to a long list of injuries and missed sport or work, which is how he developed a passion and appreciation for physiotherapy.
Leighton believes that pain free movement is crucial for success and happiness. He has a strong desire to ensure clients walk away pain free along with an understanding of the cause of the problem, and how to prevent it from happening again.
Special interests include sports injuries, return to work management, concussion management, strength and conditioning, bracing, taping and post operative rehabilitation.
Johanna Wesche is a physiotherapist with a special interest in exercise rehabilitation, Cross Fit injuries, Clinical Exercise, surgical rehabilitation, exercise for adolescents and manual therapy.
Sports & Remedial Massage Therapist
With 16 years experience, Felicity is a highly qualified and trained Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist who uses many techniques and skills to work with each client individually to achieve the ultimate outcome for their health.
With a wide range of expertise and experience, she practised and owned her own clinic in the Brisbane CBD for 10 years and joined the Noosa Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy practice in mid 2020.
Felicity is a specialist in sports therapy and dry needling and has worked with many elite sporting people and teams in the past.
Her style is very unique and extremely effective in treating anything from minor aches and pains to severe injuries and migraines.
Felicity will work with you and make sure that you understand what is going on with your body and how to use certain techniques to maintain your own optimal body health.