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Matthew Townley

Senior Physiotherapist

After finishing a Sports and Exercise Science degree through a soccer scholarship at Bath University England, Matt went on to do his Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at Kings College, London.  This degree included a Masters level research thesis on Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury rehabilitation.

On completion of his academic career Matt commenced work within the National Health Service in the UK gaining a vast amount of experience treating a variety of conditions within the inpatient and outpatient setting including; chronic pain, sports injuries, spinal pain, upper and lower limb pathology and post-operative rehabilitation.

His background in elite level sport both as a competitor and physiotherapist gives him great insight into the sporting world and, coupled with his extensive Sport and Exercise Science knowledge, is put to good effect developing individualised and progressive exercise based rehabilitation programs tailored to the individuals needs and sporting level.

Since moving to Australia Matt has worked with a local GFL football team and is passionate about the most efficient and effective management of football injuries to ensure the quickest return to the park that is possible.

Matt undergone postgraduate study of various treatment techniques and his philosophy of treating the person as a whole means he uses all his manual therapy, soft tissue, manipulative and acupuncture skills to make sure that his patients get the best from their visit to physiotherapy.

 To make an appointment with Matt at our Geelong West health clinic, call 03 5223 9900.