Dr Adam Gavine - Sports Chiropractor

Adam is a chiropractor with a special interest in sports rehabilitation, having completed two university degrees. He has advanced training in a soft tissue technique called Active Release Techniques® (ART) and is one of the most experienced full body certified ART providers in Australia.

Adam is a certified member and specialist instructor of the Swiss DolorClast® Academy, and has presented Shockwave therapy workshops internationally. He has experience working for one of Australia’s top orthopaedic surgeons - Dr Munjed Al-Muderis in his rehabilitation clinic in Bella Vista. Adam is also a published author, having co-authored a book on back pain published by Allen & Unwin in 2014 titled ‘Back Pain: how to build core stability for long-lasting relief.’

Growing up Adam played many sports and competed as a multi-event track and field athlete for ten years. During that time, Adam represented Canada as a junior in the decathlon, and was provincial inter-university champion in the pentathlon.

Adam owns and operates clinics in Mona Vale on Sydney’s Northern Beaches as well as Pymble. He continually attends seminars and workshops to upgrade his skills and knowledge. Adam is deeply passionate about health and helping his patients achieve and maintain active healthy lives. His ethos is: “Treat the Cause, not the symptom” which is an approach he utilises with great success with his patients.

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Dr James Ferrie - Podiatrist

Dr James Ferrie is a Podiatrist with interests in regenerative medicine & Sonography. James has undertaken post-graduate training from the Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation (USA) in ultrasound and fluoroscopy guidance of foot & ankle orthobiologic procedures. James is a certified member and specialist instructor of the Swiss DolorClast®, having utilised Swiss DolorClast® in his practice for over a decade. He is also certified in lower limb point of care MSK ultrasound.

James currently practices in a specialist referral clinic alongside one of Australia’s leading foot & ankle surgeons, utilising his ultrasound skills to assist with minimally invasive surgery and injections. James is also the founder of My Sports Podiatrist, a clinic devoted to lower limb musculoskeletal injuries. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with other health professionals through his role as a clinical instructor at Zedu Ultrasound Training Solutions. He is passionate about health and helping people achieve their health and lifestyle goals.

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Marcus Sabella - Physiotherapist

Since graduating in Physiotherapy from Sydney University in 2003 and completing his Masters in Sports and MSK in 2006, Marcus has travelled both Australia and the world fine tuning his body work skills. He has worked in an array of public and private settings, most recently finishing an 8-year time working with the Cirque Du Soleil shows overseas.

Marcus' goal is to provide a high level of care for every patient that comes to his clinic.

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Dr Tina Maio - Osteopath 

Dr Tina Maio is a registered Osteopath with a background in Strength and Conditioning and Exercise Rehabilitation. She established a private practice in Coburg, Melbourne Australia in 2000, which consists of 9 Osteopaths, Masseurs, Acupuncturists, Naturopaths, Exercise Physiologists plus a Yoga and Pilates studio. Over the last 15 years, she has been involved in the physical preparation of elite athletes and has developed a strong stable of players internationally across Golf, Triathlon, Cycling and Tennis. From assessment, treatment, restoring function and improving efficiency of movement, she works closely with Doctors, coaches and trainers to achieve the best outcome for athletes. The current stable of players in her care are on the US PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, European Tour, One Asia Tour, Japanese Tour, Web.com and PGA of Australia. She is a member of the Sports Osteopath Committee in Australia, established by Osteopathy Australia and a member of Sports Medicine Australia. She has undertaken the SDCA train the trainer course in Singapore 2014 and in Malaysia 2016.

Tina enjoys lecturing and teaching for SDCA (Swiss DolorClast Academy) on EMS Radial Shockwave therapy to allied health practitioners in Australia. It is part of her daily practice and she cannot speak highly enough of the positive impact it has had on her business.

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Tristan King - Sport Physiotherapist

Tristan King is a Sport Physiotherapist with over 10 years’ experience using EMS Shockwave Therapy. After completing a Masters of Sports Physiotherapy, Tristan has had exposure to a number of elite sporting environments including AFL, Basketball, gymnastics and athletics.

His focus is on an exercise and load management approach to rehabilitation, injury prevention and ultimately performance training. Tristan’s interests include:

  • Improving or restoring function for elite level sport
  • Arthritis management
  • Management of back pathology and persistent pain
  • Preparation and recovery for a medical intervention such as surgery or injection therapy

Tristan has undergone high performance mentorships with EXOS (athletes’ performance) involving absolute speed, acceleration and multidirectional speed biomechanics and training, High Performance Preparation with Basketball Victoria, AFL Coaching Courses and Sports Training courses with Sport Medicine Australia.