Rhys Callaghan is an ‘APA Physiotherapist’ who completed his “Master of Physiotherapy Studies” at the University of Queensland (UQ) in 2013.
Rhys has private practice and hospital experience in both Australia and the UK. Prior to joining the NSSPC team in 2018, Rhys was working as part of the Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Screening Clinic at the Gold Coast University Hospital – his role was to assess and treat complex spinal and orthopaedic patients in order to minimise the surgical wait lists.
Rhys has experience in orthopaedic and rehabilitation wards, emergency departments and five (5) different musculoskeletal outpatient departments across Queensland Health and the National Health Service (UK). Rhys has worked as a Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist within an outpatient department and large private clinic in central London.
Rhys’ special interests are in complex spinal conditions, orthopaedic cases, chronic pain conditions, sporting injuries and biomechanical analysis. Rhys is a keen manual therapist with an aim to find a ‘solution’ to patients’ problems, enabling them to reach their goals. Rhys also has a keen interest in recurrence prevention, modifying habits and body mechanics with targeted exercise prescription, vertigo, nerve root irritation and is a facilitator for the GLA:D program.
Outside of work, Rhys enjoys spending time outdoors, travelling and following sport. Rhys achieved Queensland representative honours for Hockey in his youth, as well as Capricornia/Central Queensland triathlon team selection.
Services offered by Rhys Callaghan
Noosa Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy