physiotherapy

PPS Physiotherapy was established in 1989 and has a proud history of providing quality physiotherapy for over 20 years in the Carlingford area.

Today, PPS Physiotherapy has evolved into an expanding practice group, with clinics at Carlingford and Kellyville producing quality health outcomes across the Hills District.

Our Guarantees

At PPS physiotherapy, we pride ourselves in delivering the highest quality service to people of all ages. We guarantee that if you are not completely satisfied with your consultation that you will not be charged for the treatment. Our reputation has been built through our dedication to excellence with patient “word of mouth” recommendation our greatest referral source. Get the service you deserve!

Our Diagnosis

Our physiotherapists utilise a systematic approach to investigating your injury with a comprehensive physical and biomechanical assessment to find the cause of your symptoms. This is explained to you in a way that is simple to understand. No more technical gibberish!

Your Treatment

Experience the latest evidence-based treatment protocols that really work as we tailor them to achieve your goals. Witness every improvement as we perform re-assessments at each session. Expect to feel the confidence and freedom to get back to the things you love doing, symptom free. Be in control of your recovery!

Call us today to make an appointment and rest assured a confirmed booking time within the next 24 hours. If you’re near Epping, Castle Hill and Baulkham Hills, visit us now in our Kellyville and Carlingford clinic.

Sporting Involvement

Over the years, PPS Physiotherapy has contributed its service to an array of sporting events and carnivals and community gatherings. In particular is its close involvement with The King’s School in North Parramatta where they have been heavily involved in GPS sport coverage, including the Rugby Union and Athletics.

Our team has also delivered many presentations to the general public on topics such as occupational health and safety in the workplace, health, nutrition and wellbeing. We have also conducted courses for other allied health professionals including education on strapping techniques, injury prevention and management.

See: Work Experience at PPS Physiotherapy

Our Team

David Brown
Principal Physiotherapist

PPS Physiotherapy was established in 1989 and and David has been the principal physiotherapist since 1995.

Education

David graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science and from the University of Sydney in 1992 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy.

Career

David has been the principal physiotherapist in the practice since 1995 and has a keen interest in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. David has been extensively involved in schoolboy Rugby Union coverage for many years being physiotherapist for The King’s School Rugby 1sts for 17 years, and previously physiotherapist to the GPS Schoolboys and NSW schoolboy teams.

Achievements

He is an enthusiastic sportsman having played AFL professionally for the Sydney Swans.

Physiotherapist Qualifications

B.App.Sc.(Physiotherapy); B.Sc;M.A.P.A

Grant Burton
Principal Physiotherapist

Grant graduated from the Australian Catholic University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science in 2005 and Sydney University with a Masters in Physiotherapy in 2007.

Education

Grant graduated from the Australian Catholic University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science in 2005 and Sydney University with a Masters in Physiotherapy in 2007. Following his university degrees.

Career

Grant has gone on to complete numerous continuing educational courses these include:

  • Dry Needling/Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Exercise Based Prescription
  • Level One & Level Two Sports – through the Australian
  • Physiotherapy Association (APA).
  • Mulligan’s Upper Quadrant
  • Thoracic Spine in Sport
  • The Sporting Hamstring
  • The Sporting Pelvis
  • IASTM

Grant’s extensive experience in exercise and strengthening for athletes has given him the skills in musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and sporting complaints, as well as the ability to analyse body biomechanics and its contribution to injury.

Physiotherapist Qualifications

B.Ex.Sc. Master of Physiotherapy

Kimberley Cochrane
Physiotherapist

Kimberley graduated from the Australian Catholic University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (First class Honours).

Education

Kimberley graduated from the Australian Catholic University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (First class Honours). Kimberley is currently studying part time with Latrobe University and is completing specialist training in Sports Physiotherapy.

Career

Kimberley has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and sporting injuries for a wide range of sports and age groups.

Achievements

Kimberley undertook a research study as part of her honours degree into adolescent shoulder injuries in rugby union football. This study topic was sparked by her involvement with the King’s school rugby, soccer and athletics teams over the last 4 years. She has a keen interest in the general sporting population and is passionate about women in sport. Kimberley understands the demands of competitive sport having competed at a high level herself in netball, equestrian and dancing.

Publications

Rowland TP, Butler JM, Cochrane KA (2017). A screening Test to Determine Shoulder Stability in Adolescent Male Rugby Union Players: A Feasibility Study. J Athl Enhanc, 6(2)

Cochrane KA, Butler JM, Rowland TP (2018). An Investigation of Potential Factors Leading to Shoulder Injury in Adolescent Rugby Union Players: A Retrospective Cohort Study. J Athl Enhanc, 7(1)

Physiotherapist Qualifications

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (First class Honours).

Additional Qualifications:
Level 1 Matwork Pilates
Introductory Women’s Health
Sports Physiotherapy Level 1 and 2
Musculoskeletal Segmental and Dry Needling
Spinal A (Lumbar Spine Course)

James Coller
Physiotherapist

James graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science in 2013 and a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2015.

Education

James graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science in 2013 and a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2015.

Career

James comes from a background of hospital based physiotherapy giving him experience in post-operative, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions. Combined with previous work in personal training he has knowledge in strength and conditioning, exercise based prescription and nutrition and has worked with a number of sporting teams. James has a keen interest in a number of sports including rugby, surfing and snow sports.

Physiotherapist Qualifications

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport)
Dry Needling
Level 1 Sports Course