Our Practitioners

Our team of practitioners are here for all of your sports medicine requirements.

Adam Smith

APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist

Available: Monday and Tuesday Afternoon

Adam Smith is an APA Sports Physiotherapist.  Having graduated in 1999 with a Physiotherapy degree, he went on to complete his Masters of Physiotherapy (Sports) degree, expanding his knowledge of sport specific injury prevention and management. Adam currently works at Queensland Cricket, Queensland Academy of Sport and Brisbane Sports Medicine.

Adam has extensive experience in treating sports injuries and over the past 23 years Adam has supported and travelled both domestically and internationally with a number of national teams including Australian Triathlon, Australian Water Polo, and Australian Sailing. Adam has also worked as a Physiotherapist at Queensland Cricket for over 10 years and currently works with both the Queensland Bulls and Brisbane Heat teams.

With a specific interest in working with shoulder and sporting injuries of the spine, Adam is passionate about working with both developing and professional athletes to help them achieve their best.

To Book in to see Adam – contact reception on 3037 0600 or book online.

Adam can be chosen via Sports Masters Physiotherapy INITIAL  or Sports Masters Physiotherapy SUBSEQUENT on our booking platform.

Adriana Wheeler

APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist

Available : Monday – Saturday (excluding Wednesday)

Adriana Wheeler (née Camargo) has 16 years’ experience in Physiotherapy having graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2006 and then completing a Masters of Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy in 2012.

Adriana has extensive experience in a wide range of sports at club, state, national and international level and has worked with numerous local, state and National sporting teams including Australian men’s and women’s Waterpolo, Qld Softball, Women’s Roar and various Bodybuilding and Australian Powerlifting athletes. Adriana draws on her experience in the elite sporting world to deliver all of her clients a high level of individualised care.

Adriana believes in a multifactorial approach to improving her client’s quality of life and therefore will also incorporate Physiotherapy-based exercise prescription with the use of Reformers to assist patients reach their optimal health goals.

Her main interests are in Dry Needling, Chronic pain, Lower limb, Spinal Pain and Small group – individualised exercise sessions with reformers.

To book in to see Adriana contact reception on 3037 0600 or book online.

Adriana can be chosen via Sports Masters Physiotherapy INITIAL ADRIANA , SHORT CONSULTATION or SUBSEQUENT CONSULTATION on our booking platform.

Vanessa ALvaro

APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist

Available: Monday, Thursday & Saturday

Vanessa is a Titled APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist having recently completed a Masters of Sports Physiotherapy.

Vanessa has worked across a number of sporting codes in her career, including rowing, rugby union, cricket, netball and swimming. Most recently she was involved with the Athletics NSW / Gymnastics NSW at their National Championships, as well as the Netball NSW academy and development squads. She is also contracted by Rowing Australia to assist with their Underage pathways teams. Additionally, she has travelled internationally with the Australian Blind Cricket Team and Australian Men’s Netball Squads.

An eager athlete herself, Vanessa has personal experience across a range of sporting disciplines including running, swimming, triathlons, dance, tennis, basketball, volleyball and martial arts. Vanessa is passionate about working with adolescents to ensure that they develop optimal technique and training schedules as they enter development pathways. She also strives to inspire recreational athletes to continue to remain active across their lifespan, whilst maintaining enjoyment and minimising their risk of injury.

To book in to see Vanessa contact reception on 3037 0600 or book online.

Vanessa can be chosen via Sports Masters Physiotherapy INITIAL  or Sports Masters Physiotherapy SUBSEQUENT on our booking platform. For Pilates choose PHYSIOTHERAPY EXERCISE CLASS

Jenni O’Neill

Remedial Massage Therapist – QAS/AIS Soft Tissue Therapist provider

Available Monday- Wednesday afternoon, every 2nd Thursday and Saturday (Studio Pilates)

Jenni O’Neill is a Remedial Soft Tissue Therapist with over 20 years of experience in Remedial Massage Therapies. Her interests lies in maintaining the soft tissue for varoius musculoskeletal injuries such as frozen shoulder, Achilles, elbow and wrist pain and spinal tightness. She has kept adding to her career with a Level 2 Sports Trainer, Matt & Reformer Pilates Instructing. Jenni is an experienced Allied Health professional with exceptional skills in developing relationships with a diverse range of patients.

She has extensive experience with a wide range of elite athletes, sports and sporting teams at the club, state, national and international level. Teams include the 2012 Olympic Rowing, Australian & Queensland Cricket, QAS Men’s & Women’s Water Polo, Qld Heat Softball, Qld State of Origin, ARL, GBRL, Rugby 7’s, Brisbane Boys and Girls Grammar Schools, and various AIS and QAS athletes in individual sports.

Jenni is also uniquely qualified to provide treatment to those who have experienced mastectomy, lumpectomy, biopsy and reconstruction of the breast. Jenni has found that the combination of myofascial release, relaxation and lymphatic drainage can have a positive effect on a patient’s self-esteem, mobility and pain relief. The effectiveness of myofascial massage specific to the breast, chest and shoulder area with pain or discomfort helps increase mobility among patients who have undergone a mastectomy or other breast surgery.

Now that she has broadened her knowledge with Reformer Pilates, Jenni now can maintain her work with her clients not just on a massage table but also with rehabilitation exercises on the Pilates Reformer.

Jenni is friendly and passionate about her job and understands the benefits of soft tissue therapy for her clients and athletes from 27 years of playing softball at an elite level herself.

To book in to see Jenni contact reception on 3037 0600 or book online.

Dr Stacey Compton

Sports Physician

Available: Tuesday and Friday

Dr Stacey Compton is the Medical Director of Queensland Sports Physicians, and  the Queensland RED-S and Athlete Performance Clinic.

Dr Compton  is a Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician, with a special interest in relative energy deficiency in sport, bone stress injuries, menstrual disturbance in athletes (including amenorrhoea), endurance sports, dance medicine, and paediatric sports medicine.

Dr Compton has also been a registered Physiotherapist since 2005, having graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Exercise Science. Dr Compton brings together a combination of medical, physiotherapy and exercise science skills to the practice of sports medicine.

Dr Compton is currently the Chief Medical Officer for the Australian Triathlon and Paratriathlon Teams, Doctor to the Queensland Academy of Sport Softball and Triathlon program, and consults to a number of other sporting programs, including the Queensland Ballet Academy, Brisbane Roar Football Academy, and Queensland Rugby Sevens.

In addition to these roles, Dr Compton has worked extensively with community rugby teams. She has provided medical coverage of Rugby Union matches at the Premier, NRC, ARU and QRU junior representative level. She has also been part of the concussion team for the Wallabies at their Brisbane based matches, and provided medical coverage for Intrust Super Cup Rugby League matches, and AFLW matches.

Other previous sports medicine experience and events coverage includes Club Doctor to Brisbane Roar A-League and Y-League teams, Commonwealth Games 2018, Brisbane International Tennis, Swimming Australia Nationals and Grand Prix, elite cricket, ITU medical director for elite triathlon racing, marathon coverage and numerous Paralympic sporting events. Dr Compton has also worked in the Australian Institute of Sport Medical Department, supporting athletes in the residential programs and training camps.

To Dr Compton, supporting the management of any patient’s injury or illness is as important as assisting an elite athlete’s return to competition. Dr Compton takes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. She collaborates with her patients’ practitioners to develop personalized treatment and management plans, and believes this tailored approach, together with accurate diagnosis best allows an early return to sport, exercise and work.

To Book in to see Dr Compton please contact reception on 3037 0600 during business hours.

Rebecca Brown

Physiotherapist

Currently on Maternity Leave

Bec is a Level 2 ASCA Strength and Conditioning Coach. Having initially completed a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, Bec has had over 10 year’s experience as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Queensland Academy of Sport, working with elite athletes in Swimming, Diving, Water polo, Volleyball, Cycling, Football and Wheelchair Basketball and Rugby.

This has led to a passion in rehabilitation and injury prevention with Bec expanding her knowledge to completing a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Diploma in Pilates Rehabilitation.

Bec is passionate about combining her unique skill set of Strength and Conditioning and Physiotherapy to help patients achieve their goals.

To book in to see Rebecca contact reception on 3037 0600 or book online.