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OUR STORY

Cairns Total Physio is a dynamic and progressive company made up of a dedicated team of skilled health professionals and support staff. Our therapists strive for excellence in client care by providing a caring environment to guide you towards your health goals.

We pride ourselves on a fresh and energetic approach to healthcare. Our therapists utilise the latest knowledge and skills, allowing us to offer effective, results-oriented and value for money service. Each therapist is skilled in all aspects of physiotherapy but also holds additional qualifications in their special areas of interest.

Cairns Total Physio is owned and operated by Cairns local, Tom Maher. A Physiotherapist himself, Tom has been building the business to now employ 13 Physiotherapists, two Exercise Physiologists, and two Massage Therapists across 4 locations in Cairns and the Tablelands. The team at Cairns Total Physio are all dedicated to health, active living and sport. They practice what they preach, by participating in sport and leading active, healthy lifestyles.

Our Team

Physiotherapist

Tom is a Director of Cairns Total Physio. He has been the Head Physiotherapist for the Cairns Taipans since 2005. Special Interests: Sports, Musculoskeletal Injuries - Knees, Hips, Shoulders. Occupational and Worksite Physio.

Physiotherapist

Tim is a Director of Cairns Total Physio. Special interests: sporting injuries, low back pain, complex pain cases, knee and ACL rehabilitation, post-operative shoulder rehabilitation and strength and conditioning. Northern Pride Head Physiotherapist since 2013.

Physiotherapist

Victoria has been working at CTP since 2007. Special interests: neck and lower back pain, knee rehabilitation.

Physiotherapist

Angela has been working at CTP since 2007. Special interests: dance injuries, back and pelvic pain, pregnancy and postnatal care.

Physiotherapist

Julie has been working at CTP since 2016. Special interest: adolescents athletes, sporting injuries, orthopaedic surgery rehab, parathletes and yoga. Julie is an APA Sports Physiotherapist and has completed a Diploma of Yoga Teaching through IYTA.

Physiotherapist

Chris has been working at CTP since 2013. Special interests: sporting injuries, post operative rehabilitation, vertigo, dry needling and tendon injuries. Northern Pride Under 20s Physiotherapist since 2017.

Physiotherapist

Ryan has been working at CTP since 2012. Special Interests: neck and back pain, strength training and functional fitness, headache and migraines. Also, holds degree in Exercise Science.

Physiotherapist

Josh has been working at CTP since 2014. Special Interests: all areas musculoskeletal with particular interest in injuries of the lower limb. Club Physiotherapist for the Centrals Trinity Beach Bulldogs AFL.

Physiotherapist

Sheryl started her career as a Physio in 2001, she began working with Cairns Total Physio in 2017. Special Interests: neck pain and headaches, lumbar spine/pelvis/hip. Sheryl is our Pilates Class Instructor.

Physiotherapist

Ian graduated from JCU in 2013 and has been working with CTP since 2018. Special Interests: shoulders, knees, ankles, sporting injuries, post op rehab, complex/chronic pain, back pain. Club Physiotherapist for Barron Trinity Bulls Rugby Union

Physiotherapist

Carlos graduated from JCU in 2013 and has been working at CTP since 2018. Special Interests: sporting injuries related to running, swimming and football and rehabilitation areas of interest for ankle, shoulder, lower back as well as tendon injuries. Northern Pride Physiotherapist since 2019.

Physiotherapist

Jess began work for CTP in 2018. Special Interests: all musculoskeletal injuries, in particular shoulder and knee injuries. Jess is the Physiotherapist for the Cairns Netball Competition.

Exercise Physiologist

Simon began working for CTP in 2015 as our Exercise Physiologist. Special interests: group exercise classes. Neurological rehab, functional movement screening.

Remedial Massage Therapist

Meri has been a Remedial Massage Therapist since 1995. Special Interests: sports massage, dry needling, relaxation massage.

Practice Manager

Practice Manager. Grace has the been the Practice and Accounts Manager since 2000.

Reception Manager

Reception Manager. Mija has been with Cairns Total Physio since 2013

Receptionist

Receptionist. Jen started working at Cairns Total Physio in 2015

Receptionist

Receptionist. Began working at Cairns Total Physio in 2017

Receptionist

Receptionist. Employed at Cairns Total Physio since 2018

Our guarantee

Same Day Appoinment

We understand that when you’re in pain, you need relief – NOW!
For this reason we have physios available at 5 locations 6 days per week and after hours Monday to Friday. If you call us before 10:00am on any weekday, we GUARANTEE we will fit you in on the same day at one of our practices. If we can’t keep our promise, your next treatment is half price.

*Excludes weekends and public holidays

Why Choose Us?

Driven

Cairns Total Physio is a dynamic and progressive company made up of a dedicated team of skilled physiotherapists and support staff. Our therapists strive for excellence in client care by providing a caring environment to guide people along their path towards their health goals.

Innovative

Our therapists utilise the latest knowledge and skills, allowing us to offer effective, results-oriented and value for money services. Each therapist is skilled in all aspects of physiotherapy, many of our physiotherapists have or are undertaking post graduate study.

Consistent

We provide a consistently high standard of service and value for money for our clients. We offer a wide range of physiotherapy services both in the clinic and in the wider community, as well as clinical consultations for the assessment and treatment of all musculoskeletal conditions.

Empowered

Our aim is give our clients an accurate diagnosis, educate clients on optimal management of their condition, and guide their recovery through self managed exercise programs and effective manual therapy.

Engaged

Outside the clinic, we provide educational and consulting services to commercial enterprises. We advocate injury prevention in the workplace through staff education, specific skills training, safe working environments and early intervention.

Experienced

We are the only physiotherapists in the region to be contracted to national and state sporting teams. It is our expertise in this field that has earned us a highly professional reputation. We strive to provide this same expert care, not just to athletes, but to clients from all walks of life.