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Aaron Turnbull

Head physiotherapist

Aaron is the founder and Head Physiotherapist here at Game Time Physiotherapy. During his training, Aaron gained invaluable experience with several rugby teams, including the Auckland Under 18 Rugby Union Team and the New Zealand Warriors. Coming from a rugby union and gym background, Aaron is passionate about sports physiotherapy and gym-based rehabilitation for athletes of all levels.  

 

Since moving to Brisbane at the start of 2016, Aaron has worked with:

 

  • Souths Logan Magpies QLD Cup

  • Northern Pride QLD Cup

  • South Side Aquatics

  • Rackley Swimming Colmslie

  • South and East Brisbane Touch Rugby League

  • Clairvaux Mackillop College Rugby League and Netball

 

 

Aaron enjoys playing touch rugby and is a regular down at Fitstop Morningside and Slacks Creek. Aaron is currently enrolled at the University of Bath (UK), studying a Masters or Sports Physiotherapy, and strives to becoming the head physiotherapist of an NRL side in the near future.

Jo Thompson

Myotherapist

Jo completed a Cert IV in Massage Therapy in 2008 before completing a Diploma in Remedial Therapy in 2011. Jo moved to Brisbane and completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Musculoskeletal Therapy) in 2014 with ambitions for further studies. Jo has years of working as a Sports Trainer in the Masters Games, Arafura Games as well as looking after athletes across numerous sporting codes at state and national levels.

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Jo is originally from Alice Springs and enjoys smashing out a CrossFit workout most days, scaling rock climbing walls on the weekends, and loves it when her patients bring in food gifts. Jo prides herself in restoring normal tissue function and movement patterns, helping her patients recover and move efficiently, allowing them to cope with the stressors in their life/training.

Gary Cleary

Physiotherapist

Having sustained injuries himself while playing various sports, Gearoid (Gary) became interested in pursuing physiotherapy from a young age. After graduating from the University of Ulster (Belfast, Ireland) in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy, he spent two years working in a range of sporting environments, from Gaelic football teams, to university and college rugby teams. He was also fortunate to have gained experience with a professional rugby club, where he learned first-hand the importance of teamwork and collaboration between various disciplines within a rehabilitation environment. In 2013 he decided to make the move to Australia.

 

Since then, while working in private practice, he has encountered a variety of patient groups and has enjoyed treating a variety of conditions.

He continually strives to sharpen his clinical skills through ongoing professional development and learning.

 

In his free time he's been known to watch whatever sport is on the TV, depending on the time of the year and season, and is even trying to get his head around cricket since arriving in Australia! Other than that, he's either getting out in the beautiful Aussie outdoors, found in a gym, or checking out new food recipes - as he fancies himself as a bit of a foodie!