As a Specialist Occupational Health Physiotherapist and fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists (ACP), Richard is a recognised leader in his field. He has held several ‘on-site Physiotherapist’ positions, and provided injury management, rehabilitation and prevention services with employers across a range of industries including healthcare, underground mining, car manufacturing, packaging and defence for over 26 years. Richard is passionate about ergonomics, movement for healthy living, cycling and fishing!
Luis studied his degree in Physiotherapy from The University of Antofagasta, Chile and has a Postgraduate Diploma in Orthopedic Manual Therapy in Techniques of Evaluation and Manipulation of the Limbs and Soft Tissues, from Andres Bello University, Santiago, Chile. He has 11 years of experience in rehabilitation as a physiotherapist, always related to the musculoskeletal area working in privates hospitals, clinics, amateur and professional sports events.
In his home country, he worked in one of the most prestigious private hospitals of Chile ( Clínica Las Condes) in its Sports Medicine Centre where he treated high-level athletes as well as amateurs athletes developing rehabilitation plans for orthopaedic and post-surgery sports injuries. His area of interest and speciality was in regard to hip, shoulder and knee injuries.
Most importantly he worked in the last Olympic Cycle with the Olympic Committee of Chile, travelling with the delegation and treating athletes in the field and the base clinic. The sports which he worked with was shooting, athletics and squash at the following international events:
Olympic Games, Rio de Janiero (Brazil), 2016
Iberoamerican Athletic Games, Rio de Janiero (Brazil), 2016
Panamerican Games, Toronto (Canada), 2015
South American Games, Santiago (Chile), 2014
Bolivarianos Games, Trujillo (Peru), 2013
Luis is passionate about fitness and well being and he is convinced that one of the ultimate goals for a high level of general wellness is to get stronger than before. It is because of that, that he decided to get into the fitness industry in order to increase his knowledge to help his patients and clients. He obtained his Cert IV as a personal trainer in the Australian Institute of fitness and became a Strengthening and Conditioning Coach with the Australian Strengthening and conditioning Association, which has allowed working in these amazing Australian industry since 2017.
Languages spoken: Spanish
Lead by specialist Physiotherapist, Richard Fuller, we are committed to on-going professional training.
Physiotherapist/Pilates Co ordinator
Christine was born in Seoul South Korea. In 2003, while studying a Bachelor Degree in Dance she was introduced to Pilates. She immediately loved how Pilates gave her a better understanding of the body, posture, and movement. She graduated in 2006 and completed her training with several classical Ballet RAD certificates in the following years.
Christine is a fully qualified mat, studio rehabilitation Polestar Pilates instructor and she has completed a Gyrotonic teacher training. During the last 6 years Christine has trained different profiles of people including seniors, ballerinas, athletes and popular Korean actresses among others. Christine loves helping people to achieve their physical goals and her passion for well-being moved her to Adelaide 2012 to extend her knowledge studying Health Science, and a Bachelor of Physiotherapy.
Christine works as both a Physiotherapist and a Pilates Co-Ordinator/Instructor with Aim.
Hayami graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology. She is accredited in Exercise Physiology and Exercise Science with Exercise and Sports Science Australia.
Hayami’s clinical experience has largely focused on chronic disease management where she advocates empowering people through education and a graduated approach to exercise to help them achieve their health goals.
Outside of work Hayami is actively involved in training, coaching and event management of Kendo (japanese fencing), most recently taking on the role of sports convenor for Kendo at the Australian Masters Games.
Change happens through movement and movement heals – Joseph Pilates
Gabrielle completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam in 2017. She also graduated with her Master’s Degrees of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia in 2019. Gabrielle gained experience in treating musculoskeletal, persistent pain and spine-related issues. Gabrielle has a special interest in persistent pain and is passionate about helping people with their problems, achieve their goals, promoting a healthy lifestyle and get back to doing the things they love.
Outside of work, Gabrielle loves to be active and going for some outback camping trips and hikes and some photography.
Languages spoken: English and Dutch.
Mitch has recently joined Aim Physiotherapy at the start of 2021. He has completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy which he attained at the University of Canberra. He has a keen interest in general Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy as well as experience working with acute post-operative injuries. Outside of work, Mitch has just signed with West Adelaide in the SANFL which prompted his move from Canberra to Adelaide to pursue his footballing endeavours as well his Physiotherapy career. His background in sport means that he has good knowledge of exercise prescription for a variety of different conditions and injuries. He also enjoys following several other sports and spending time with family and friends as much as possible.
With a commitment to high quality service and achieving results, we ensure that you receive the best care available.
Edith graduated from the University of South Australia (UniSA) with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. She is a Registered Physiotherapist with the Australian Physiotherapy Board, and a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
Edith is driven towards supporting patients of all ages to become the best and healthiest version of themselves. She believes that each patient is unique, and strives towards listening and providing care within the context of the patient’s life. She has had experience treating patients with chronic, sub-acute, and acute injuries related to sporting, occupational and everyday life exposures.
She previously volunteered at Resthaven aged care and worked as a Sports Trainer. With the goal of upskilling future physiotherapy students, she is currently working on a research project to evaluate the educational content of the Work, Health and Safety Course at UniSA.
Outside work, Edith enjoys gym, Pilates and Yoga to improve her understanding of movements and personal fitness.
I am passionate about assisting people to improve their physical capabilities to enhance their quality of life.
Playing a variety of sports from a young age has given me a strong interest and understanding of the benefits of movement and exercise.
Strength and conditioning
Cooking and gardening with my kids
Walking my dogs
Remedial Massage Therapist
Thiago is a Remedial Massage Therapist who graduated from The Australia College of Eastern Medicine in New South Wales. In addition, he had been working as a qualified sports physiotherapist in South America for 17 years. For his last 7 years in Brazil, he has worked as physiotherapist in the Brazilian Navy.
Being a healthcare professional with special knowledge in Human Anatomy and Biomechanics, Thiago is able to provide remedial massage therapy that is tailored to the needs of each client, with a focus of helping them achieve their personal goals. This approach has underpinned his involvement with elite athletes in many sporting competitions including: The Military World Games, South Korea, 2015; the Olympic Games, Rio, 2016; Futsal Nationals Championship, Sydney, 2019; and The SINGACUP football tournament, Singapore, 2019.
In Adelaide, Thiago has been working as Remedial Massage Therapist and Sports Trainer for some Soccer Clubs and the Football Federation of SA over the last two years.
In his spare time, Thiago enjoys practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu and outdoor sports, such as Footvolley and fishing.
Languages spoken: Portuguese
Jayne joined the Aim team in 2020 and recently moved into the role of Practice Manager across all clinics.
Jayne has qualifications in both marketing and HR which has lead to an extensive career in media and sport; working in radio, advertising and the AFL.
She is an ex dancer with a passion for the Arts, travelling, designing costumes and supporting her footy team. In her spare time Jayne likes to relax by doing water colour painting and spending precious time with her husband, daughter, family and friends.
Jo joined the Aim Team in August 2017 as Receptionist to all 3 clinics.
Jo has many years experience in the work force with an expansive background in administration, hospitality and the last 7 years running her own beauty business.
She enjoys having quality family time with her 2 children & husband, long walks & runs with her dog & her new new passion for upcycling old & antique furniture with chalk paint & distressing.
Abbey joined the team in November of 2019, as receptionist at Oakden and Toorak Gardens.
Abbey’s previous work experience spans across the retail, telecommunications and real estate industries.
She loves spending time with her son and is an avid reader, gardener and nature-lover. Abbey holds a Diploma in Professional Writing and has a number of screenplays ready for development.
Karina is part of the administration team here at Aim Physio. She has almost 7 years’ experience as a receptionist/ administration within allied health practices and 6 years as a hairdresser before that.
Karina has a passion for art and is completing her Cert IV in Photography and enjoys hiking, yoga and a good gin at a jazz bar.
Our highly qualified therapists are experts in their fields.