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Welcome to Physio Next Door

Physio Next Door is pleased to offer our experienced rehabilitation services to the patients of Gold Coast Spine. We aim to provide a seamless experience from pre operative education and preparation to our acute hospital stay, out patient rehabilitation through to your final integration back to Work, Sport and Life.

Even though we specialise in spine physiotherapy management we are competent providing treatment in all aspects of physiotherapy.


At Physio Next Door, spine and stability go hand in hand.

Meet the Team

We are pleased to introduce our physiotherapists Adam, Brendon and Kaitlyn and Tom. At Physio Next Door we have kept our team small which provides a personal experience for our patients. This helps us gain rapport and confidence with our patients during the trials of non-operative and operative spinal rehabilitation.

Our emphasis is to maintain active communication with the orthopaedic specialists at Gold Coast Spine, this allows us to provide specific and tailored rehabilitation solutions to our patients.



Principal Physiotherapist

Adam is the Principal Physiotherapist at Physio Next Door and he endeavours to keep an active engagement with every patient where possible. Adam has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney. He has developed a diverse range of skills throughout his career as a physiotherapist including spinal surgery rehabilitation, workplace/return to work assessments and development of patient specific exercise programs.

His work with local specialists has allowed him to develop areas of knowledge outside that of the typical physiotherapist. He has a close professional relationship with Dr Matthew Scott-Young of Gold Coast Spine and has been involved with rehabilitation management of over 3000 spine patients. Adam has also been working closely with Dr Angelo Rando of Gold Coast Hand and Upper Limb Clinic to provide multi-disciplinary management of these shared patients.

Outside of spine management he also has an interest in Men’s Health, providing incontinence retraining to the patients of Dr Tracey and Dr McClintock.

Adam enjoys spending his time out of the office with his wife and children, going cycling and playing tennis.




Brendan graduated from Griffith University with a Master of Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Exercise Science. Brendan is passionate about treating all musculoskeletal injuries although he has developed further interest in treating spines and shoulders through working closely with Gold Coast Spine and Gold Coast Hand and Upper Limb Clinic. His interest in health has led him to completing paediatric hypermobility workshops and obtaining a certificate in Clinical Pilates from the Pilates institute of QLD. Brendan has also had experience working with patients that suffer from jaw pain (TMJ) and vestibular disorders.

Brendan excels at creating individualised treatment programs to best support his patients and focusing on activities that they enjoy so his patients can return to a healthier lifestyle. He is charismatic and focussed on building positive working relationships. Brendan is enthusiastic in all aspects of his life and enjoys going to the beach, hiking, mountain biking and working out at the gym.




Kaitlyn has been a part of the Physio Next Door team since 2018. She graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science and a Masters of Physiotherapy. She enjoys working closely with the team at Gold Coast Spine to provide exceptional care to all our spinal patients both conservative and operative. Kaitlyn is driven to help people continue to participate in the activities they love by developing patient specific and evidence based treatment programs.

Kaitlyn has a special interests in Women's Health Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates. Kaitlyn completed her training with the Women's Health Training Association in 2019. She is very passionate about helping women with their pelvic health concerns whether that be return to exercise post pregnancy, exercise prescription during pregnancy or non-pregnancy related pelvic health concerns such as incontinence. Kaitlyn has completed her training with DMA Clinical Pilates and enjoys incorporating Clinical Pilates into the assessment and management of her patients.

When Kaitlyn isn’t in the clinic she enjoys cooking, hiking, cycling, swimming and just keeping generally active on her days off. Kaitlyn also plays in one of the local field hockey teams.




Tom is a valued member of the Physio Next Door Team. Tom graduated from Griffith University with a Master of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Exercise Science. Tom is a motivated and inspired professional that brings experience from roles of work with the Brisbane Lions AFL Academy as a Physiotherapist and the Brisbane Roar FC as an Exercise Scientist Intern. Tom also works in partnership with specialists from Gold Coast Spine and Gold Coast Hand and Upper Limb Clinic to provide exceptional operative and non-operative rehabilitation of spine and shoulder related injuries.

Tom drives self-improvement in his standards of care through reading up to date literature and attending specialist courses outside of work. Tom has completed level 1 and 2 advanced shoulder rehabilitation courses in Melbourne and regularly attends meetings with world renowned spine specialists from Gold Coast Spine. Tom likes to promote health and wellbeing through safe and specific exercise related to the client’s problem. Tom is exceptional at incorporating patient goals into evidence-based treatment plans to achieve timely benefits and maintain a high level of care for his patients.

Outside of work Tom enjoys running, tennis, travelling and being in the great outdoors. Tom is also an avid sports enthusiast playing and watching many different sports.

How We Can Help

Extensive Experience

We have Extensive Experience.

Our physiotherapists have extensive experience and knowledge of both non-operative and operative spine management.

Advice and Practical Intervention

Advice and Practical Intervention.

With our exposure to all the modern, gold standard, diagnostic investigations we can offer both advice and practical intervention with confidence in our treatment plans.

We Educate and Formulate

We Educate and Formulate.

At Physio Next Door our physiotherapists wont just treat you but diagnose your pathology, educate you on its implications and symptoms, and formulate a plan with you to address the problem and not just treat the symptoms.


At Physio Next Door, spine and stability go hand in hand.

We categorise the spine into two areas of stability:

● Structural Stability: this is the domain of the Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon.

● Dynamic Stability: this is where Physio Next Door can provide a specific diagnosis based on assessment and imaging, educate the patient of the underlying pathology and formulate a plan to guide the patient to a successful and durable recovery.

Dynamic Stability focuses on the contractile and soft tissue elements of the body:

Muscles, ligaments and tendons.

The parts of the body that the patient has control over with their recovery.


Back and Neck Pain

Back and neck pain can be both physically debilitating and mentally dishevelling.

Treatment Methods

Unfortunately conventional diagnostic and treatment methods can be limited in their effect and are usually focussed towards the treatment of symptoms.

Spine Related Pain

Spine related pathology is the most prevalent reported condition and contributes significantly to the cost of health care and lost work hours.


Most of the patients we see at Physio Next Door that have been previously treated elsewhere, have minimal if no education of their condition, and their symptoms have been the focus of their treatment

Physio Next Door

Level 5, 3G Building
Garden Street,
Southport QLD 4215
PO Box 3707
Australia Fair QLD 4215
Phone: (07) 5678 2009
Fax: (07) 5657 0878