Bernie graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Australian Catholic University and is a keen sports enthusiast. Having previously worked with the young and elderly, he tailors an individualised treatment plan to make you feel empowered, with a clear process for the progression of your injury to get you pain free. Bernie has worked as a physio for the Warringah Rats Under 20 Colts Program, NSW Waratahs Generation Blue and Women’s pathway program.
During his studies he has also gained experience working as a sports trainer for rugby league, rugby union, basketball, football and track and field. In continuing his professional development, he has completed his APA Sports Physiotherapy Level 1, ASCA Level 1 Strength & conditioning coach and Dry Needling.
Bernie has a strong passion in musculoskeletal physiotherapy & biomechanics and understands first-hand how debilitating an injury can be to both your physical and mental health. He believes that physiotherapy should not only treat injuries but act as a preventative management and performance enhancement.
At one point in time, Bernie represented Australia in the World Youth Chess Olympiad, having won Australian Under 16 and NSW Under 18 chess championships. When not working in the clinic, Bernie enjoys playing and coaching playing representative Oztag at state and national levels.