Gavin Cowan

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  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Management in Sport and Exercise

Gavin is a passionate physio with a keen interest in musculoskeletal, sport and post-operative rehabilitation.

“I’m driven to provide my patients with first-class treatment and education on the importance of long term self-management strategies. Restoring optimal body movement and eliminating unnecessary suffering from an unhealthy lifestyle, ultimately leads to leading a positive, healthy, happy life’’.

With a background stemming from elite rugby league (representing Scotland in the 2008 World Cup), Union and Cricket, Gav has an in depth knowledge of the demands required to perform at your peak.

With a special interest in ankle, shoulder, knee and hip rehabilitation, he is focused on long term management of patients and empowering you with the tools to understand and self-manage your injury.

Whilst undertaking his Physiotherapy degree, Gavin was offered a chance to participate in the ‘Honours Program’ due to his outstanding University grades and aptitude. He decided to turn this prestigious offer down to concentrate on his practical learning and growth.

In 2012 and 2013, Gav worked with the Parramatta Eels as Head Trainer for their junior representative program, and for the past few years he has been the on-field Medical Officer for the Wests Tigers under 17’s and 19’s.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • APA member
  • APA level 1 Sports Physiotherapist
  • Strapit sports taping and kinesiology taping course
  • Level 1 Dry Needling
  • Golden Key International Honours Society Member

SIDELINE SPORTING INVOLVMENTS

  • Wests Tigers Under 17/19 Head Medical Officer
  • Balmain Tigers Junior Representative Rugby League
  • Keen touch football player

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