Physio Mater

Denis Constantin

Senior Physiotherapist | BPhysio(LaTrobe), APAM

With three Commonwealth Games and one Olympic Games under his belt Denis has extensive high level sports experience.

Amy Parata

Senior Physiotherapist | BLS, MPhty(UQ), GCertMuscPhysio(Latrobe), APAM

Amy’s clinical interests include post-operative rehabilitation, athletes, Pilates, and core stability retraining.

Nelson Abela

Senior Physiotherapist | BPhysio(JCU), APAM

Nelson has 10 years experience working as a physio, both in Australia and UK.  He has worked extensively in acute hospital, rehabilitation, chronic pain. 

Nelson has a particularly special interest in the shoulder, lower back and knee.  No matter the goal, whether it be returning to the work place or the sporting field, Nelson can help you out. 

Chris Elphinstone

Senior Physiotherapist | BPhysio(JCU), APAM

Chris, an exceptional swimmer, has been practicing at Physio Plus Mackay since 2010.

Alistair Houghton

Physiotherapist | BPhysio(JCU), APAM


Alice Ruddell

Physiotherapist | BPhysio(JCU), APAM

Alice was born and raised in Airlie Beach before moving to Mackay after completing her degree at JCU. 

Since graduation, Alice has undertaken further training in Pilates, spinal pain/injuries, dry needling and sports physiotherapy and loves the idea of maximising all patients function.

Bianca Gauci

Operations Manager

Bianca steers our front-line management and and is our Operations manager at Physio Plus.

Lauren Neill

Senior Physiotherapist | BPhysio(LaTrobe), GradCertPhysio(PelvicFloor)(UniMelb), APAM

Lauren has a strong interest in Women’s Health Physiotherapy & general physiotherapy.

Leanne Webley


Leanne is an integral member of the Mackay administrative team and is a friendly face you’ll encounter at our front of house.

Dale Riley


Dale has a passion for running and is an member of our Mackay administrative team.

Tom McMillan FACP

Director & Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist | BPhysio, MMuscPhysio, APAM, Adjunct Lecturer James Cook University

Awarded Specialist by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2014. Vice-President Australian College of Physiotherapists. A recognised leader in the physiotherapy profession. Tom provides expert and specialist clinical services.

Christine Dunn

Senior Occupational Therapist | BOccTherapy(JCU), OTAM


Jade Bidgood

Physiotherapist | BPhysio(JCU), APAM

Jade is a Mackay local who has recently moved back to town following completion of his study in Townsville. Jade is an elite runner and loves utilising his professional and personal skills and enthusiasm in rehabilitation of all patients. 

Brayden Gaviglio

Physiotherapist | BPhysio(JCU), APAM

Brayden is a Mackay local who moved back to town after completion of his study at JCU.

Brayden has a specific interest in orthopaedics, sports and musculoskeletal conditions. Outside of work Brayden is actively involved in senior Rugby league as both a player and physiotherapist.

Amy Rankin

Physiotherapist | BPhysio(JCU), APAM


Jessica Brown

Physiotherapist | BHlthSc, MPhysioPrac(LaTrobe), APAM

Jess joins us from Victoria after finishing her studies at LaTrobe University.

Jess has a keen interest in neurological rehabilitation and disability services.

Emmerson Rebetzke


Emmerson is a friendly face that you’ll hear on the phone or meet when you first walk into Physio Plus.

Jess Gauci


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Max Shearwood

Exercise Physiologist & Strength Conditioning Coach | BExPhys, AEP, ESSAM

Max is a patient centered Exercise Physiologist with a strong passion for strength and conditioning and chronic disease management.