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Medowie Physio | Mike Paterson

Mike Paterson

Senior Physiotherapist

Mike graduated in 2014 from Griffith University with a double masters in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Later that year Mike was awarded titling in both Sports Physiotherapy and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy by the Australian Physiotherapy Association*. Mike graduated Otago University with his bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2008. Recently,  Mike has lectured for the APA and was published in 2016 in the Sports Physio magazine. (See Attached Article reproduced courtesy of the APA.)

Mike is a qualified level two Kinetic Link Training instructor.

Mike is a credentialed McKenzie Therapist, passing the eight-hour credentialing exam in 2010. 

Mike has a strong focus on manual therapy and exercise prescription. Mike also does dry needling and believes in patient education and empowerment, encouraging the patient to understand and assist in their own treatment. 

Mike has worked and travelled with sports teams in Australia and New Zealand. He is also a keen sportsman himself, having played rugby union, touch, cricket, squash, mountain biking and multi-sport and currently endurance running as time with his young family permits. Mike has previously completed in many off-road races, including 3 ultra-marathons. 


*APA Titled physiotherapists are highly qualified physiotherapists with expert knowledge and skills in their area of practice. They undergo a rigorous selection process to ensure that they achieve and maintain exceptional standards of clinical experience and knowledge. 

The APA Title serves as a professional mark of distinction.  
(source APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association) Website: 



Tom graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2023 with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy.

Tom comes to us with a strong sporting background. As a former rugby league player, Tom understands the impact of injuries on individuals first hand, which fuelled his passion for physiotherapy.

Tom is driven by the desire to help people recover from injuries and ailments and assist them in returning to their activities and hobbies and daily living. With a deep understanding of the physical demands on various sports, Tom brings a great perspective to the practice.

Tom aims to optimise rehabilitation and support people in achieving their goals through exercise and education. 

Thomas Biddle

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