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Nicholas Cross

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Nicholas joins The Sports Injury Clinic with a big interest in track and field, as both an athlete and training sports physiotherapist. From the age of eight years old Nicholas started competing in athletics, and still competes on a regular basis. Over his physiotherapy and running journey, he has developed a passion for treating hamstring and groin related injuries.

Nicholas completed his physiotherapy studies at Melbourne University in 2014. Prior to his physiotherapy studies, Nicholas completed undergraduate and masters degrees in exercise science and exercise rehabilitation. As a result Nicholas aims to incorporate his knowledge from all health disciplines when consulting with patients.

Nicholas is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, the Australian Sport Physiotherapy Association and The Stride network for track and field practitioners.

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Sports Physiotherapy (2017- Current)
  • Doctor of Physiotherapy (Melb)
  • Masters of Applied Science (Ex.Rehab)
  • Bachelor of Exercise Science and Human Movement
  • Diploma of Remedial therapy
  • Diploma of Sport and Recreational Management

Special Interests:

  • Hamstring and groin related injuries
  • Tendon pathology (Pelvic and lower limb)
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Strength and Conditioning principles in rehabilitation

Experience:

  • Physiotherapist Athletics Victoria - Australian All School Championships 2017
  • Physiotherapist (Medical Classifier) Athletics Australia/Australian Paralympic Committee 2017 - Current
  • Australian Physiotherapist - INAS Athletics World Championships Thailand 2017
  • Physiotherapist (in patient) Melbourne Orthopaedic Group 2016-17
  • High Performance Manager - Oakleigh Chargers AFL Victoria 2013-2015

Personal interests:

  • Cooking and eating good food
  • Spending time with my family
  • Watching Hawthorn FC

 

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