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Coolum Physiotherapy

Contact Details

Address:3 Lloyd Place Coolum Espl 1790 David Low Way
COOLUM BEACH, Sunshine Coast, 4573.
Fax:07 5471-7022
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PHILIP GABEL began Access Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy when he took over Coolum Physiotherapy. He is a Sports Physiotherapist with a Research Masters in Outcome measures and is a PhD Candidate investigating Screening and outcomes. He is a Credentialed McKenzie Therapist for spinal conditions such as back and neck pain plus has qualifications as an Acupuncture and Aquatic/Hydro Therapist. He also has a Grad Dip Research in Laser Therapy and has lectured internationally and nationally on use and theory. He is a Certified Manual Handling instructor and also a former Research Fellow at James Cook and Griffith University.

Professional Affiliations

Sports Physiotherapy Australia McKenzie International Institute (for back and Neck conditions) Australian Medical Laser Association Surf Life Saving Australia

Practice Principal

Philip Gabel Qualifications : - Sports Physiotherapist - McKenzie Therapist (MDT) - Masters in Science by Research (Outcomes) - PhD Candidate (Screening and Outcomes) - Grad Cert in Acupuncture - Grad Cert in Hydrotherapy - Grad Dip Sc. (Laser Research) - Manual Handling Instructor - SIFAM Philip lives in Coolum on the Sunshine Coast with a focus on clinical work and research. He has an extensive background in Sports Physiotherapy including being National Team Physio for Triathlon, Touring with teams for Rugby in Asia and was a selected Physio for the Commonwealth Games in 2006. He is a volunteer Patrol Captain with Coolum Surf Life Saving, enjoys handboarding, surfing and family blocks of chiocolate.


Philip is dedicated to achieving the most optimal results and to helping you meet your personal goals. He is contactable on 1300 PHYSIO from anywhere , and he services people from all over the Sunshine Coast, with most of the patients coming from: Coolum Beach, Marcoola, Marcus Beach, Mount Coolum, Mt Coolum, Mt Peregian, Mount Peregian, Mudjimba, Pacific Paradise, Peregian Beach, Peregian Springs, Point Arkwright, Yaroomba, Twin Waters

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