Nigel Smith

Nigel Smith has spent the last 7 years of his life refining his Jaw treatment techniques, attending any seminars on Jaws and headaches, most of which were run by dentists, and talking to anyone about the jaw who will listen.  Nigel is in the midst of planning a research based Masters to advance Physiotherapists status as a first choice provider for TMJ dysfunction

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Scott Cook

Scott Cook saw an opportunity to expand his interest in Neck and Jaw conditions and in 2007 along with business partner Nigel Smith, acquired Body Mechanics Physiotherapy (now The Headache, Neck & Jaw Clinic). Scott extended this interest by developing his skills through training with Dr Mariano Rocobado, for TMJ conditions, and The Watson Headache® Institute in Sydney, for Headache and Neck conditions.

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Karri Field

Karri Field wanted to be a physiotherapist ever since she could pronounce the word at 3 years of age.   After graduating from ACU with first class honours, she discovered a passion for helping people with chronic pain and is currently continuing research with ACU in this area. 

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Ben Sewell

Ben developed a keen interest in Physiotherapy after many times spent on a physiotherapist table due to various cricket injuries.

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Emily Fox

Emily quickly became passionate about restoring people’s quality of life with a focus on hands-on treatment techniques and exercise prescription to restore their function and help get them back to doing what they enjoy.

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Jessica Dowling

After returning to Australia from treating injuries on the Japanese ski fields, Jess settled in Cairns working in a large private practice treating various injuries. It was here that she developed a keen interest in treatment of head, neck and jaw conditions.

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Jessica McDonnell

Since graduation, Jess has worked in the Private Hospital setting managing Post Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical patients, as well as working closely with adolescent athletes both in a private clinic and as a sports medical officer at school sporting games. 

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Matthew Altoft

Matthew developed an interest in human movement studies and anatomy during school and began working as an assistant at a private practice, looking to gain an insight into the world of Allied Health. He studied Human Movement Science for 1 year before realising that it wasn’t where his passion belonged. He then transferred into Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland, graduating with first class honours.

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