Unfortunately Faisal left us mid-December unexpectedly and indefinitely. We'll let you know when and if he will be back, when we know. Thank you for your understanding. - Pauline Rickard, Practice Manager.
You may have seen Faisal around the practice over the past few weeks, shadowing the other physios. Today marks his first offical day with us!
Please help us by welcoming Faisal to the practice. Here's a little information about Faisal and his interests.
Faisal completed his Doctor of Physiotherapy through the University of Melbourne, where he gained experience through the Royal Melbourne & Royal Park Hospitals, the Royal Children's Hospital, Merri Health, Bass Coast Health, and the Victorian Rehabilitation Centre. He has also completed his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Anatomy and a additional year of medical research into bowel cancer through the University of Melbourne.
Faisal has previously been a premiership winning Head Sports Trainer for the Yarra Valley Old Grammarian's Football Club and has also volunteered his time to the Australian Defense Force's Invictus Games, the Royal Children's Teddy Bear Hospital Good Friday Appeal, and Athletics Victoria competition meets.
Faisal's interests is musculoskeletal rehabilitation, neuro-muscular conditions, and utilising strong current evidence to direct exercise-based rehab. Faisal has continued his professional development through formal training in Dry Needling and APPI mat Pilates.
Beyond clinical interests, Faisal has been a South East Melbourne local his whole life and is an avid follower of the cricket and the Carlton Football Club.