JONATHON CAREY

JONATHON
CAREY

Principal Physiotherapist and Director

Jonathon is the Principal Physiotherapist and Director of Matrix Phillip. He has been involved with a multitude of sports, primarily collision based including rugby union across all levels and currently as the head physio for the CBR Brave Ice Hockey. In his professional life, he’s worked in emergency departments, trauma rehab, and orthopaedics. Jono looks after our mountain-biking clients because, as a previous competitive rider himself, he understands what the sport demands.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Physiotherapy

Areas of interest:

  • Adrenaline and collision sports
  • Trauma and post-op rehab
  • Hand therapy
Elizabeth Drew

Elizabeth
Drew

Physiotherapist

Elizabeth has lived and breathed sport since she was young. Her background includes ballet (RAD Adv I) and other dance forms, swimming, volleyball, cross country running, and athletics.  She has worked with the ACT Brumbies and Canberra Royals Rugby Union as a medic/sports trainer.

During her Medical Science degree, Elizabeth published scientific research exploring biomechanical loading patterns of medieval bones. Elizabeth loves to learn and seeks to use the knowledge she has gained so far from both sporting and non-sporting environments to help her patients achieve their goals and get back to living their best life.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Medical Science (ANU)
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Movement Science (UC)
  • Master of Physiotherapy (UC)

Areas of interest:

  • Spinal conditions
  • Chronic pain
  • Sporting injuries
  • Post-operative and neurological rehabilitation
Callam Smyth

Callam
Smyth

Physiotherapist

Callam is a Canberra local that grew up playing rugby union and football. His love for sport has seen him continue to be involved in these areas with experience working within community and state level AFL, rugby union, football and netball. He has also been involved with the Canberra Raiders in his previous role. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time riding his mountain bike, training in the gym, and hiking with friends. As a physiotherapist, he prides himself on considering the personal needs and goals of each individual – with the aim of optimising their health and overall wellbeing.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Level 1 ASCA Accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach

Areas of interest:

  • Sporting injuries
  • Post Operative Rehabilitation
  • Strength and Conditioning
Jayden Hunter

Jayden
Hunter

Physiotherapist

Jayden is passionate about helping people to return to an active, pain-free lifestyle. He enjoys working across a range of sporting and musculoskeletal injuries. Jayden has previously worked as the head physiotherapist for the Tuggeranong Vikings Rugby Union, with the ACT Brumbies and the men’s and women’s NPL soccer. Outside of work, Jayden enjoys staying active himself through basketball and the gym. Where he can he loves to get down the coast or back home to the sunny town of Port Macquarie.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)
  • Currently undertaking masters of sports physiotherapy

Areas of Interest:

  • Knee injuries
  • Foot and ankle pain
  • Lower back pain
NICOLA LOCKE

NICOLA
LOCKE

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Nicky has lived and breathed netball her whole life as a player, coach and umpire. Her background in netball enables her to translate sport specific knowledge in to her rehabilitation of netball athletes across all ages and levels. Her drive as a physiotherapist is to help people from all walks of life and sporting involvement to achieve their goals and live a pain-free active lifestyle. Outside of work she likes to keep active through netball, hitting the gym and running. In winter (when not on the netball court) you will find her carving it up on the slopes in the Snowy Mountains.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Areas of interest:

  • Sporting Injuries
  • Hand Therapy
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation