Nicky Suckle- BSc. (Hons) MSc.Physiotherapist
Sunshine Coast Physiotherapist Nicky Suckle works in Absolute Health in Mooloolaba where she treats all musculoskeletal problems and provides rehabilitation in conjunction with, and independent to the Chiropractors at the clinic.
Absolute Health is a multi-modality centre with allied health professionals working together to provide a holistic approach to health care.
Nicky graduated with BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in 2003 from Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. She then worked in a hospital for a year, focusing on orthopaedics, musculoskeletal injuries, rheumatology, back pain and care of the elderly, prior to setting up her own clinic in Glasgow where she specialised in sports in juries and occupational health physiotherapy. She is qualified in Pilates and enjoys using this exercise form for rehabilitation. She is also qualified in dry needling.
In 2009 Nicky qualified from The London Veterinary College with masters in Veterinary physiotherapy and has been working in the UK with top event horses and international dressage horses and their riders. She also treats cats and dogs. More can be found out on Nicky's animal physiotherapy website.
Nicky is a keen cyclist, hockey player and competitive horse rider and understands the necessity for injury prevention and quick remedial action in the event of injuries and minor niggles.
Rachel Doutreband- BSc. MPhysioPhysiotherapist
Rachel graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy from Griffith University in 2013, after completing her Bachelor degree in Exercise and Sport Science from Sydney University.
Since graduating she has worked exclusively in private practice with a focus on musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries. She has a strong interest in neck pain, headaches and vestibular conditions. She uses a wide range of skills, including dry needling, to ensure her clients get the best care possible.
Rachel has experience working with a range of different athletes, including those at the state, national and international level; so she understands how essential it is to get you back to 100% as quickly as possible. She has worked with the QLD cup rugby league, representative netball associations and most recently the Men's and Women's National Gridiron teams competing in the World Cup.
Andrew Logan- BPhtyPhysiotherapist
Andrew brings 10 years of Physiotherapy experience to the practice at Absolute Health following his move to the Sunshine Coast. Previously running a large private practice in Bundaberg for 8 years, Andrew and his family have moved to the Sunshine Coast for a change of lifestyle. Andrew graduated from University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2004. He has completed post-graduate strength & conditioning, advanced taping, acupuncture, dry needling & workplace rehabilitation certificates and is a Level II Sports Physiotherapist.
Andrew has worked with many sporting teams on field, including the Australian Ski & Snowboard teams during the FIS World Cup in 2012. He has also worked with National, International & Olympic level athletes and professional NRL players during his time in practice.