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Sunshine Coast Physiotherapist Nicky Suckle works in Absolute Health in Mooloolaba where she treats all musculoskeletal problems and provides rehabilitation in conjunction with, and independent to the Chiropractors at the clinic.
Absolute Health is a multi-modality centre with allied health professionals working together to provide a holistic approach to health care.
Nicky graduated with BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in 2003 from Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. She then worked in a hospital for a year, focusing on orthopaedics, musculoskeletal injuries, rheumatology, back pain and care of the elderly, prior to setting up her own clinic in Glasgow where she specialised in sports in juries and occupational health physiotherapy. She is qualified in Pilates and enjoys using this exercise form for rehabilitation. She is also qualified in dry needling.
In 2009 Nicky qualified from The London Veterinary College with masters in Veterinary physiotherapy and has been working in the UK with top event horses and international dressage horses and their riders. She also treats cats and dogs. More can be found out on Nicky's animal physiotherapy website.
Nicky is a keen cyclist, hockey player and competitive horse rider and understands the necessity for injury prevention and quick remedial action in the event of injuries and minor niggles.
Sean graduated with a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University in 2012, after completing a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at McGill University. Sean is a licensed Physiotherapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Sean uses a client-centered and results driven approach to the assessment and management of musculoskeletal and vestibular conditions. He takes the time to build meaningful relationships with his clients to ensure that their specific goals are met.
Outside of the clinic, Sean has completed additional education and taken part in research. He has gained levels in manual therapy, his certificate in acupuncture, and he has specialisations in vestibular conditions and concussions. Sean enjoys giving back to his profession. Prior to moving from Canada, Sean was a clinical educator for the University of British Columbia.
Need a physiotherapist who understands sports? Sean competed at the national level for swimming and still competes today. In 2015, he was provincial champion in both sprint and Olympic triathlon. He competed in and later coached alpine skiing. He also enjoys sport climbing, mountaineering, kayaking, sailing and surfing. Sean has worked with athletes at the local, provincial, national and international level.
Andrew brings 10 years of Physiotherapy experience to the practice at Absolute Health following his move to the Sunshine Coast. Previously running a large private practice in Bundaberg for 8 years, Andrew and his family have moved to the Sunshine Coast for a change of lifestyle. Andrew graduated from University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2004. He has completed post-graduate strength & conditioning, advanced taping, acupuncture, dry needling & workplace rehabilitation certificates and is a Level II Sports Physiotherapist.
Andrew has worked with many sporting teams on field, including the Australian Ski & Snowboard teams during the FIS World Cup in 2012. He has also worked with National, International & Olympic level athletes and professional NRL players during his time in practice.