Meet Team Transcend

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Duncan

Duncan is our open minded, lateral thinking, bearded physiotherapist. Duncan Has been practicing physiotherapy for the past 6 years. In 2014 Duncan partially lost use of his left foot due to Sciatic nerve damage resulting from a back injury. The 12-month process of recovery and rehabilitation changed his whole perspective on his physiotherapy practice. This was the catalyst for what is now physiotherapy at Transcend Health. In Duncan’s words: “My vision is not to see the diagnosis or pain, but to get a broader understanding of the person. Their unique finger print, this combined with the diagnosis will allow us to really form a process to better movement and greater quality of life”.
So let’s find your unique process.

When he is not working Duncan enjoys good conversation, handstands, coffee, and scotch. (Not necessarily in that order)

 

Qualifications:
Bachelor Physiotherapy
McKenzie MDT practitioner (Parts A,B,C,D)
Sports therapist Level 1

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Jacci

Jacci is our vivacious, coffee loving, marathon running Exercise Physiologist. She started out with a Bachelor of Sport Science at The University of Newcastle before moving to Brisbane to pursue her Masters in Exercise Science at The University of Queensland. During her six years north of the border, Jacci gained experience first as a lifestyle coordinator in the mines in central Queensland, then in a multidisciplinary private practice in Bayside Brisbane before venturing out on her own as a sole trader. Returning home, Jacci had the vision of transforming Newcastle into Australias fittest, healthiest and happiest city. At Transcend Health she aims to empower and inspire people to create and live healthy lives and make healthy lifestyle choices. Jacci also has a special interest in the prevention and treatement of running related injuries.

When not working Jacci enjoys running, moving, travelling, coffee and movies.

Qualifications

Masters of Exercise Science
Bachelor of Sport Science
Cert III & IV in Fitness
Accredited Exercise Physiologist (ESSAM)

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Caity

Caity is our perceptive and engaging Physiotherapist. Originally from Tasmania, Caity relocated to Newcastle in 2011 to begin her studies. She feels inspired by the health and fitness culture of Newcastle, and she is passionate about helping people achieve their best in movement.

 In 2015 Caity graduated from Newcastle University with Bachelor of Physiotherapy (honors). Since graduating Caity has attended courses in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy, Dry Needling, and Pilates. Caity will also be a qualified yoga instructor this year, with classes, and one-to-one consults beginning at Transcend Health in June. Caity hopes to combine yoga with her Physiotherapy knowledge to deliver a mind-body healing experience.

 Caity can offer her clients a holistic approach to their injury management. Caity see’s the person before their injury, and treat with an entirely unique, and personal approach. While only new to Transcend Health, Caity has already earnt a reputation for her caring nature and quick-wit.

Outside of work hours, Caity can be found running along Merewether Beach, practicing yoga, and drinking coffee with friends.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (honours)
Neuromuscular Dry Needling Level 1
Women’s’ Pelvic Floor Workshop

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Genell

Genelle loves her roles at Transcend Health, greeting our clients at the front reception desk, as well as utilizing her clerical skills.

She is also an enthusiastic participant of our Age-ility classes (especially the relaxation component at the end!)

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Luke

Luke is a motivated physiotherapy student with a passion for movement and understanding the human body. He believes that with the right tools, anyone can learn to move better, so they aren’t restricted in doing the things they love.

When Luke isn’t behind the front desk at Transcend Health he enjoys socialising with friends, listening to and playing music, and practicing handstands in the park with his two dogs.

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Sarah

Sarah is our fun-loving receptionist with a background in retail and marketing. After first being a keen member of our Move Beyond Mediocrity classes, Sarah is passionate about Transcend Health’s approach to health and well-being.

 

In her spare time Sarah enjoys eating brunch, socialising with friends and walking her dog on the beach.