Brendon Burnett

Brendon Burnett

Allied Health Team

Biography:

Brendon has been working in rehabilitation since 2001 as an exercise physiologist and a Physiotherapist since 2005 after completing his Masters in Physiotherapy. Brendon was the co-founder of Physio Place in 2005 and took over as sole director in 2010, continuing its growth to become the largest physiotherapy clinic in Tweed Heads. Brendon has co-authored the Recovery Guide series of books and DVDs for orthopaedic rehabilitation and continues to work closely with patients as a hands-on physiotherapist. Brendon has a background in sports coaching including swimming, touch football, rugby league, athletics and worked briefly as a physical education teacher.

He focuses strongly on educating patients about their condition or injury and skilling patients to ultimately self-manage by providing a clear program of exercises and stretches. He continues professional development, particularly in the field of manual therapy, deep trigger point needling and intra-muscular stimulation. Brendon has completed Pilates equipment Level 3 training and has worked previously with Cudgen Rugby League, Kingscliff Olympic swimming squad, Palm Beach Currumbin Rugby Union, Tweed Valley Kings Premier League Soccer, Kingscliff Soccer and Bilambil Rugby League players. Brendon has close working relationships with several orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians and local GP’s. He works closely with local athletes, surfers, Olympic and world championship swimmers and has a passion for rehabilitation of the shoulder joint.

Brendon has previously been contracted by Athletics Australia for 2 years as Sally Pearson’s physiotherapist as part of her preparation for Rio Olympics 2016. During this time Brendon assisted Australian athletes during Diamond League athletics in England, France, Norway and Germany. He continues to work closely with the Australian Olympics sprint coach and Sports Podiatrist Ashley Mahoney at Physio Place. Brendon also currently provides physiotherapy and rehabilitation for Seagulls and Tweed Coast Raiders Rugby League players with weekly injury clinics.

Brendon promotes quality exercise prescription as the key to reduce pain, improve physical capacity as well as avoid pain across all stages of life.”