Martin is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (EP) who has been working at East Gosford Physio for 7 years. He has a Graduate Diploma in Sports Science and has completed a Strength and Conditioning Traineeship at the Victorian Institute of Sport. He also has a Masters in Public Health and a Degree in Contemporary Dance from the University of Melbourne.
Martin specialises in persistent and acute pain rehabilitation. He is confident working with clients who have complex and persistent pain or with persisting muscular skeletal conditions, and can help you reach your personal health and fitness goals, in spite of these types of conditions. He also treats clients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Phantom Limb Pain, and those in the process of rehabilitating from acute and chronic muscular skeletal injury and those rehabilitating from orthopaedic procedures.
Martin has taken several courses and workshops on persistent pain, including the ‘Multi Disciplinary Approach to Treating Clients with Persistent Pain’ workshop developed by Royal North Shore Hospital and the University of Sydney. He is accredited to teach Bounceback back rehabilitation classes and PD Warrior classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). He has experience treating people with PD, Huttington’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis either individually or on the NDIS, as part of a team of GPs and other specialists.
Martin also works with accomplished athletes wishing to return to sport after injury or wanting to improve sport performance. During his time at the Victorian Institute of Sport, he taught yoga based stretch, alignment and movement efficiency classes for VIS and continued to help out with strength based conditioning for athletes.
Martin enjoys helping clients to improve mobility, control, coordination, strength and balance so they can reach their activity and sports goals and to help them with activities of daily living. He is motivated to teach home based exercise regimes to better control blood sugar levels, cardiovascular health and who want to build bone density.
He is accredited with ESSA and am registered with Medicare, Workcover, DVA, the NDIS and with most private health insurers.