Simon Poole

Director/Physiotherapist

After completing the Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Canberra, Simon joined our team in 2012. Initially dividing his time between the Rockhampton clinic and mine sites across Central Queensland for Movement Improvement, he is now full time at the clinic and enjoys physiotherapy challenges within sport, musculoskeletal and paediatric streams. Simon is Level 2 APA Sports Physiotherapy accredited also holds degree qualifications within strength and conditioning, human movement and business.

Simon thoroughly enjoys attending local sporting events and watching any possible sport he can. His primary interest lays in his passion for swimming and in particular, assisting coaches to enhance a swimmer’s potential. Further to this, fatherhood has inspired him to pursue a stronger paediatric focus to his practice. Simon feels strongly about laying the best possible foundation for each young human to develop from and is continuing to refine his skills in doing so.

Sherree Cavanagh

Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

After graduating with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from UQ in 2005 Sherree has experience in all facets of physiotherapy, but now finds herself specialising in one particular niche of physiotherapy. In 2012 she completed a Masters in Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence and Women’s Health) at Curtin University.

Sherree is the only titled (Masters Qualified) Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist in Central Queensland, and therefore provides irreplaceable services to the region. She is now currently studying Conservative Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse through the University of SA.

Sherree grew up in Rockhampton and is now a Mum of 2 very active beautiful young boys. In her down time she enjoys walking, going to the gym, yoga and loves a morning coffee made by her husband.

Erin Georgeson

Physiotherapist

Erin completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours and Bachelor of Exercise Science in 2010 at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. After working for a couple of years on the Gold Coast, Erin moved back to Rockhampton where she joined the MI team in 2014.

Erin has always had a passion for musculoskeletal physiotherapy and since working with M.I, has found a strong interest in developmental and paediatric physiotherapy. Outside of work, Erin’s main interest and passion lies within Olympic Weightlifting and Crossfit. Erin is certified Level 3 weightlifting coach with the AWF, and runs a weightlifting coaching business, Olypower, outside of MI. In addition to treating any sporting injuries, Erin loves helping weightlifters and crossfitters move better and to build a solid foundation to work from as to help prevent injuries.

Andrew Lack

Physiotherapist

Andrew completed a Masters of Physiotherapy Studies at The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus. Prior to this he completed a Bachelor in Exercise Science and Business Management while working as a tennis coach and a strength and conditioning coach. He later went on to work full-time in strength and conditioning before returning to University to complete his Masters.

In pursuit of unique physiotherapy experiences and knowledge, Andrew moved to Central Queensland to join the Movement Improvement team. While Andrew enjoys treating all musculoskeletal conditions he has an enormous passion for the treatment of chronic sporting injuries, in particular tennis specific injuries.

Stuart McBean

Physiotherapist

Stu graduated from Central Queensland University with first class honours in Physiotherapy in 2018. Prior to this he completed a Bachelor of Human Movement Science while working as a personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach. He later went on to lecture at the Australian Institute of Fitness in Brisbane before returning to University to complete Physiotherapy.

Stu enjoys treating acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, with a passion for improving quality of movement and performance. Stu has a special interest in strength and condition including resistance training, Calisthenics, Weightlifting and CrossFit.

Daniel Mulligan

Physiotherapist

Daniel graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy Studies from The University of Queensland in 2019. Prior to this he completed a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science at the University of the Sunshine Coast, and gained experience managing first aid for a variety of sporting teams and events.

Daniel grew up in South West QLD developing a passion for multiple sports including soccer and martial arts. He has a keen interest in movement mechanics, and is looking forward to helping people from all backgrounds to regain function and improve their quality of life.

Laura Horsman

Physiotherapist

Laura graduated from Central Queensland University with Honours in Physiotherapy in 2019. Whilst completing her studies Laura volunteered her time providing first aid and taping at netball carnivals, as well as shadowing at the clinic.

Laura moved to CQ in 2013 and enjoys playing all kinds of sports especially netball. Whilst Laura’s interests started in neurological Physiotherapy she enjoys the challenge of treating a wide range of conditions from woman’s health to musculoskeletal conditions. She is excited to help empower patients in their recovery.

Reuben Bickell

Physiotherapist

Reuben completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at CQUniversity, graduating with First Class Honours. While studying, Reuben was the Sports Trainer for the Frenchville Premier Men’s Football Team and involved with the hockey and baseball teams during the Northern University Games. This developed his interest in Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy.

Although Reuben’s initial interest was in sports physiotherapy, he enjoys treating a wide range of conditions from injuries caused by weekend sporting events to chronic conditions.He takes the time and effort to understand the injury and provide quality care focused on enhancing movement and optimising recovery.

Geordie Koest

Physiotherapist

Geordie graduated from The University of Queensland with first class Honours in Physiotherapy in 2018. Whilst completing his studies Geordie worked as a level two sport trainer for sporting teams including the Brisbane Roar FC Women’s Soccer team during their 2017/18 W-league season.

Geordie grew up in Brisbane playing soccer within the National Premier League and now enjoys triathlon, long distance running and the quest for coffee. In pursuit of learning unique physiotherapy techniques, Geordie moved to the Central Queensland region to join the Movement Improvement team. Whilst Geordie’s interests started in sports physiotherapy, he enjoys the challenge of treating all musculoskeletal conditions from all ages and stages.

Michael Schramm

Performance Coach

Michael graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science in 2015 and has recently moved to Rockhampton from Brisbane. He is a level 1 ASCA accredited coach and has been working with athletes to assist them achieve their goals for the past 3 years.

Michael has experience working with athletes ranging from juniors through to those competing at a professional level. Michael most enjoys seeing the growth and improvement our athletes make as well as watching them compete in their chosen sports.

Jack Broadhurst

Performance Coach

Jack joins the Movement Improvement team in 2020 as one of our performance coaches. Currently completing his Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at CQUniversity, Jack enjoys applying his background in strength training to enhance the development and performance of athletes.

Jack enjoys most sports but spends most of his spare time running with the occasional social game of basketball.

Angus

Performance Coach

Angus is a local to Rocky. He grew up participating in many sports including touch, rugby league, rugby union and cross country. Although these days you are most likely to find him on a golf course.

After high school he completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science with distinction at Central Queensland University in 2020, where he received several prizes for his academic achievements.

Angus joined the Movement Improvement team in his final year of university. That same year he also began his role as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the CQ Capras. Angus has a genuine passion for helping athletes reach their full potential.

Meri Tollasepp

Receptionist

Meri grew up in Tamworth, NSW. She had a very active upbringing and was heavily involved in horses, swimming, volleyball and hockey.

She has an Associate Diploma in Practice Management, and has worked in women’s health, general practice and more recently at the CQ Uni allied health clinic.

Her family have been heavily involved in surf life saving, swimming and rowing.

Meri loves animals and has even had a pet rat and spiders because she can’t kill anything. She loves getting up in the morning and walking her dogs along the beach.

Alexandra Brady

Receptionist

Alex was born and bred in Rockhampton. She grew up playing basketball and captained the Rockhampton Cyclones to 2 premiership wins. On retirement, Alex spent 2 years abroad working and travelling and began working at Movement Improvement in 2020. Alex is studying a Bachelor in Education.

When she's not studying or working, Alex enjoys anything creative, a good coffee and catching up with friends and family.

Matilda

Receptionist

Matilda was born and bred in Rockhampton. She grew up playing many sports but her loves were competing in swimming and surf lifesaving. Amongst many notable achievements Matilda takes great pride in her Aussie Gold Medal that she won at the Surf Lifesaving Youth National Titles in 2015 for the Rescue Tube Race.

After completing high school Matilda moved to Brisbane to study at Griffith University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Aviation in 2020. Matilda joined the Movement Improvement team in 2021 after moving home.

In her spare time she loves spending time with family and friends, being at the beach, crocheting and is about to start flying.

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