Physiotherapy involves a mixture of manual therapy and exercise based rehabilitation to improve a person's health and wellbeing. Physiotherapy has increased in popularity in recent decades to the point where there is often 4-5 per elite sporting team. The physiotherapist's role is to assess, diagnose and treat the injuries that people present with. Injuries range from the common ankle sprain to chronic neck and back pain, hip pain and any post-surgical rehabilitation.
Physiotherapist are experts in the sports medicine field when it comes to any muscle, tendon or bone based rehabilitation in order to get a person back to their pre-injury fitness and more. As allied health professionals, their services are covered under Medicare and private health funds.
Wes is an experienced physiotherapist with us here at The Well Bondi, as well as a practice in the city and is also local to the Eastern Beaches. Wes has progressed his physiotherapy by completing the strength and conditioning courses EXOS Phase 1 + 2, and ASCA Level 1. In recent years he has broadened his experience by working with high-level athletes at the South Sydney Rabbitohs (NRL), GWS Giants (AFL) and the World Surf League (WSL).
Being an avid surfer and AFL player himself, Wes understands the importance of keeping the body fit and healthy, together with a belief in a holistic approach to health which he brings into his treatment approaches. Whether training for health or high-performance sport, Wes has the knowledge, experience and passion to get his patients back to where they need to be and beyond.