Physiotherapy Staff

Atim Davey
(Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

Atim Davey graduated in Melbourne in 2001 at La Trobe University. He has a variety of experience gained from treating all around Australia and overseas. He adopts a collective approach to physiotherapy treatment utilising a plethora of different techniques. He has over ten years of extensive experience with high profile sporting clubs covering all sorts of codes, clinical and exercise pilates training across four different styles, thorough assessment and treatment of compensable patients, general injuries and dysfunctions of all age groups.

Before establishing ACE Sports Medicine he was in charge of the physiotherapy department and assisted with operations at one of the largest multidisciplinary private practices in Australia. Previously he was the general manager of a physiotherapy company developing over ten private practices across Brisbane and the Gold Coast during his occupancy. Prior to this he was the head physiotherapist of the Australian Defence Force (army, navy and air force) in the Northern Territory. These are just some of the senior positions that he has held throughout his vast career not including the extensive work with numerous sporting teams ranging from AFL and NRL teams to Australian and state level athletes.

Atim has a keen interest in ALL sporting injuries, shoulder, knee, hip and ankle conditions, TMJ (jaw) dysfunction, pilates, core strength retraining, occupational health, post operative rehabilitation and hydrotherapy.

Atim was introduced to physiotherapy at a young age suffering numerous injuries whilst participating in as many sports as possible. Unfortunately these injuries have prevented him from competing at a high level and while awaiting his tenth reconstructive surgery on different body areas he currently partakes in cycling and golf to maintain his fitness.

Being unable to perform the sports he loves he has taken a keen interest in helping people of all ages to perform at their best so they can enjoy life to its fullest.

Atim is also a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Sports Physiotherapy Association & Certified in Biomechanical Bicycle Assessments.

 

Stephanie Rea 

(Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Diploma of Biomechanics)

Steph 15.3.17-4541Stephanie is a University of Queensland graduate (1993) and brings over 20 years of private practice experience to Ace Sports Medicine.

Her work experiences include Physiotherapist with English Super League teams, British Athletics, Q.A.S Golfers as well as innumerable social and serious Rugby players, Netball, Gymnastics and Swimmers of all ages.

Stephanie has a ‘hands on’ approach using many manual therapy techniques.  She works with her clients to empower them to perform at their best. She has a wealth of knowledge with all types of injuries or conditions and is highly qualified for all client injuries.

Stephanie has a keen interest in Golf & Swimming biomechanics and loves a challenging unstable pelvis or shoulder problem.

 

Her positive approach assists clients with chronic problems and encourages ‘life participation’ in all.

Stephanie is a passionate Rugby supporter and a keen social Runner & Golfer.

 

Trupti Patel
(Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

Trupti Patel

Trupti Patel has practised physiotherapy both in Australia and India. She has extensive experience in various hospitals, aged care facilities and private practices. She has extended her physiotherapy knowledge to include dry needling and is a qualified clinical Pilates & Yoga instructor.

Trupti specialises in womens health & sports injuries.

She also conducts a special Clinical Pilates where children are welcome in the class with their parents.

You’ll find Trupti to be an enthusiastic and caring physiotherapist with a passion for biomechanics. She utilises her knowledge of sporting biomechanics to better understand the injury process, what has caused it, and to expedite your injury rehabilitation.

Trupti harnesses a strong interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy particularly in the areas of shoulder dysfunction, lumbo-pelvic instability, muscular imbalances and musculoskeletal injuries and dry needling. She strives to collaboratively work with patients to ultimately achieve personal self-management and functional return to lifestyle, occupational and sporting activities.

Outside of work she has a passion for practicing yoga, swimming and dancing. She is also keen about further exploring the diverse and beautiful country of Australia.

Hyunah Yang
(Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

Hyunah YANG

Area of interest

-Paediatrics

-Sports injuries

-Clinical Pilates

-Strength training

Hannah (Hyunah) Yang graduated from the Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. She is also a qualified physiotherapist in South Korea.

Hannah used to practice Korean martial arts such as Tae Kwon Do and Hap Ki Do when she was young and won gold medals in sprarring tournaments. However she had frequent ankle injuries which prevented her from competing at high level. This leads her to have specific interest in Paediatrics Physiotherapy and sports injuries as she would love to encourage children to participate more in physical activities and to maximise their potential rather than suffering injuries and giving up their activities.

Hannah is qualified to treat all ranges of conditions and injuries.

She believes that goals for physiotherapy are treating the symptoms as well as finding the underlying cause to improve quality of life and to optimise each individuals’ potential.

Using an evidence based approach, her treatment sessions emphasise tailoring for the individual combining functional exercise and manual therapy.

Outside of work, Hannah enjoys lifting weights, mountain climbing and traveling overseas.

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