Michael graduated from Charles Sturt University in 2004 and joined Healthfocus Physiotherapy that year, before becoming a Director in 2008.
Michael went on to complete his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2014 to become a titled Australian Physiotherapy Association Sport‘s Physiotherapist. In addition to this he has prior experience as a primary school teacher.
Michael has recently became a certified GLA:D® Physiotherapist allowing him to provide high quality, comprehensive and evidence-based programs, consisting of education and exercise, to patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis.
Michael has gained extensive expertise in the management of sports injuries, and continues to be involved with the Murray Bushrangers, Victorian AFL Academy and the O&M. He manages both recreational and elite athletes to optimise their biomechanics and return to sport. Particular areas of interest include the adolescent athlete, and running assessment.
He has also been instrumental in advocating and implementing best practice concussion management in this region; and also performs various occupational health roles throughout the region.
Outside of work he enjoys the great outdoors, running and bike riding, and spending time with his wife and 3 young boys.