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Open Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9am-4pm
Friday: 9am-3pm
Consulting times may vary at different times of the year

Cost - All clients pay an administration fee of $15 per visit 


Reception: (07) 4781 4495
Fax: (07) 4779 2739
Email: [email protected]

Clinic's direct email: [email protected]  



For Muscular, Joint and Body Wellbeing

The JCU Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Clinic provides services to the community as well as staff and students of JCU. Clients are treated by JCU physiotherapy students in their 3rd and 4th years of the Physiotherapy Program.

The supervising Clinical Educators are fully qualified Physiotherapists and are present at all times during client assessment to supervise and guide students in their treatment of clients.

The JCU Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Clinic is committed to providing high quality musculoskeletal physiotherapy services to all its clients. The physio clinic is a training facility incorporating up to date methods for treating all musculoskeletal conditions.

Services Provided

 The clinic provides:

  • Assessment
  • Treatment
  • Education
  • Self-management strategies

 For the full range of musculoskeletal conditions including:

  • Neck and back pain
  • Chronic lower back conditions
  • Arthritis conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy related pain or discomfort
  • Sporting injuries
  • Muscle sprains/strains & joint injuries
  • Before and after orthopaedic surgery
  • Upper and lower limb injuries and conditions
  • Pain, weakness, stiffness of joints

Your Appointment

What Should You Bring With You?
  • Any relevant scans or imaging related to the condition being treated
  • Your Doctor’s referral, if applicable
  • A set of shorts if you are being seen for back or lower limb condition
Appointment Length

The average time for your first consultation will be one and a half hours

Who is Eligible?

The JCU Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Clinic  provides services to those who would have difficulty accessing physiotherapy in any other way.

Clients who have a Third Party Claim for motor vehicle accident or are able to claim through Workcover are INELIGIBLE to attend the clinic. Everyone else is welcome but no claims can be made through private health insurance.

All clients pay an administration fee of $15 per visit.

No referral necessary; contact JCUHealth Reception to make an appointment (07) 4781 4495.

What Can You Expect From The JCU Physiotherapy Clinic?

Physiotherapists are health professionals who are trained to assess and treat the underlying causes of conditions altering the movement of the body. Physio students are trained to provide:

  • Quality assessment, treatment and client education including self-management strategies for your condition
  • At the first assessment a plan that can collaboratively address the management of your condition.

Rachel Pappas

Physiotherapy Clinic Manager

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Alex Beere

Physiotherapist and Clinical Educator

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Dr Shane Burgess

Physiotherapist/ Clinical Educator

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Tegan Humphries

Physiotherapist / Clinical Educator

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