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Michaela Day 
Principal Physiotherapist and Director, Belconnen & Brindabella Park
B.Ex.Sc., MPhysio

Michaela joined our team in 2014 after completing a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science and a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Canberra in addition to her Certificates III and IV in fitness.

Michaela has a background in football (soccer) and her professional interests in private practice involve acute sports injuries, particularly of the ankle and knee. 

 

She has previously worked in aged care as well as in a hospital setting at Calvary Hospital, gaining experience in the ICU and the Orthopedics and Medical wards.

Michaela is currently the Head Physiotherapist of the Canberra United Foxtel Youth League team, Capital Footballs Talented Sports Program as well as Tigers FC, Canberra Olympic and Belconnen United in the Men’s National Premier League. Michaela has also been lucky enough to work with many other teams including:

·         The Young Matildas

·         Canberra United in the W-League

·         The Canberra Cavalry in the Australian Baseball League

·         Capital Football’s High Performance and Talented Sports Programs

·         Capital Football’s National Championships boys and girls squads

·         Boomerangs FS in the F-League and NSW Futsal Premier League

Michaela has completed the level 1 and 2 in Sports Physiotherapy as well as the FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine in 2017. She is hoping to complete a Master of Sports Physiotherapy or a Master of Sports Medicine in the coming years.

Pat Kirk
Physiotherapist, Belconnen & Brindabella Park

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Pat graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Canberra in 2019 before moving to Melbourne at the start of 2020 to work in a private clinic, utilising a studio gym to manage clients through supervised rehabilitation and exercise sessions. A Canberra local, he grew up playing Cricket and Rugby Union, through which he discovered a passion for physical health and movement.

Whilst studying, Pat gained experience with multiple sports and athletes, including Cricket, Netball, Soccer and Aussie Rules. In particular, Pat worked with multiple Rugby Union teams throughout his studies, including the Brumbies Youth Girls squads through 2018 and 2019.

Pat is particularly passionate about general Strength and Conditioning and has a keen interest in rehabilitation for sports injury and high-performance in youth athletes.

Katie Mack 
Physiotherapist, Belconnen & Brindabella Park

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Katie graduated from the Physiotherapy program from the University of Sydney. She is a professional cricketer and is currently contracted with the Melbourne Stars in the WBBL and the ACT Meteors in the WNCL. 

An all-rounder on the field and in the clinic Katie is passionate in returning all players of life and sport (recreational, amateur, elite) to their sport as soon as possible, playing at their best, with minimal risk of re-injury.