OUR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

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Podiatry - Alfonso Que

St Andrews Medical Centre

Alfonso Que is a passionate experienced podiatrist who graduated from QUT in Brisbane since 2006.

 

He has a focus on client care and provide professional services to meet patient expectation. He believes that client satisfaction is a gauge of performance and motivation of achievement.

 

Currently, he is working closely with many general practitioners across Toowoomba and Brisbane

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Podiatry - James Dixon

Highfields Village Medical Centre

After graduating from the University of Newcastle, I have been working in various clinics across Brisbane, Ipswich and the Lockyer Valley. This has allowed me to gain invaluable experience and knowledge in regards to what patients need to improve their lower limb health.

 

I have developed a special interest in nail surgery, sports podiatry and diabetic lower limb health as well as being qualified in various sports taping methods, dry needling and the use of orthotics in assisting patients increase physical activity and their quality of life.

 

Outside of podiatry, I have a keen interest in sports and keeping fit on the weekends. My partner and I love Toowoomba and enjoy everything it has to offer.

Physiotherapist - Ged Dwan

Up And Active - Highfields Village Medical Centre

Ged completed his studies at Griffith University, including a Bachelor of Exercise Science and a Masters of Physiotherapy.

 

Following university Ged worked at the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) in Brisbane for a couple of years where he gained valuable experience, in intensive care, cardiorespiratory, rehabilitation, spinal injuries unit, orthopaedics and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. During his time at the PAH he completed outreach opportunities at the Warwick and Toowoomba base hospitals.

 

Since this time, Ged moved to Toowoomba 5 years ago with his family and has worked as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist in private practice with a keen interest in managing musculoskeletal conditions, sporting injuries and assessments, exercise prescription and rehabilitation for injuries. Over the years, Ged has been the physiotherapist for state competition and regional rugby league, worked with swimming and soccer squads and also physiotherapist for local rugby union.

 

In his spare time, Ged still has an interest in rugby league, rugby union, touch footy and cricket. Whilst also maintaining a keen involvement with fitness and well-being. The majority of time away from work these days Ged enjoys with his young family and any spare time the opportunity is taken to go away camping.

Physiotherapist - Tom Vinson

Up And Active - Highfields Village Medical Centre

Tom has recently moved to Toowoomba from Townsville to join the team. He is a North Queensland local, having grown up and completed his schooling in Charters Towers. He graduated James Cook University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2017 and has undertaken post graduate training in dry needling therapy and his Level 1 in Sports Physiotherapy.

 

Tom has also previously enjoyed doing Sports Trainer work for the Townsville and Districts Rugby Union fixtures on the weekends. He is now involved with the Toowoomba Rangers Rugby Union Club. He has a keen interest in musculoskeletal injuries, particularly around the knee, shoulder and lower back.

 

Tom has a passion for sports rehabilitation and has undertaken further training in strength and conditioning. He understands the rigours involved in sport and is eager to get you back participating in your sport as soon as possible

Physiotherapist - Scott Chisholm

Up And Active - Highfields Village Medical Centre

Scott completed a Masters of Physiotherapy Studies from the University of QLD in 2018. He has a previous Primary Physical Education degree from USQ and a level 3 + 4 Certification in Fitness. 

Scott has a keen interest in Sports injuries and management, in particular the junior athlete. Scott has also had recent involvement in the AFL Darling Downs Lions Academy and has now been involved with AFLDD and AFLQ clubs over the last 15+ years as a player, coach, sports trainer and now physiotherapist. 

Further education has included dry needling, Level 1 Sports Physiotherapy, and Introduction to Vestibular Physiotherapy. Scott has participated in professional development with the Brisbane Lions Academy and worked with Physiotherapists from AFLQ state representative teams. 

 

Scott also enjoys golf when time permits and otherwise continues to train with his local AFL club – Toowoomba Tigers to stay fit and is a regular attendee at Parkruns. 

Physiotherapist - Jessica Costello

Up And Active - Highfields Village Medical Centre

Jessica is a local Oakey girl who has experience in many areas of physiotherapy including neuro rehabilitation, paediatrics, musculoskeletal, and orthopaedics. Jessica has a keen interest in post-surgical rehabilitation, sports injury management and paediatrics.

 

Jessica has participated in dancing and swimming for over 10 years which brings a wealth of experience in the management and treatment of injuries.