Clinical Experience:

Liam has over a decade of experience since qualifying in Australia in 2013. He has since undertaken extensive continuing education in topics across sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation, including dry needling. He moved to London in 2016 after working with a leading private sports injury clinic in Perth, and has been a popular member of the West London Physio team since.

Liam is passionate about helping patients return to or begin sports and exercise. He has both professional and personal experience in injury and post-surgery rehabilitation, making him well-equipped to guide patients through recovery. Liam employs a direct, hands-on approach to treatment and is skilled in creating tailored rehabilitation programs. He has a clinical interest in knee, ankle, hip, shoulder, and tendon injuries.

He maintains his sports physiotherapy skills by assisting the Wimbledon Hockey Club Women’s 1st team during the winter and has done so since 2017. In the summer, he is the go-to contact for the AFL London club, West London Wildcats. Liam has also been part of the medical team at England Hockey Age Group tournaments and had the privilege of volunteering at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Outside of West London Physiotherapy, Liam practices what he preaches and can be found working out in the gym, running in Wimbledon Common, or debating the weekend’s football, rugby or cricket results over a pint or a flat white.

Educational Background:

Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) (Hons), Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.

Extensive postgraduate study across the field of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

Research:

Motor ability, balance and physical activity levels in patients with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

Sport Experience

Lead Physiotherapist – Wimbledon Hockey Club Women’s 1st team, England Hockey League Premier Division

Consultant Physiotherapist – West London Wildcats, AFL London

Sports Physiotherapist – Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022

Contract Physiotherapist – England Hockey

Physiotherapist – Bayswater City Soccer Club, Perth, Australia

Q&A

When not in the clinic you'll usually find Liam experimenting in the kitchen, planning interesting trips through Europe, arguing over the best ski resort, or exploring hidden gems in London.

Why did you become a physio?

I love sports and exercise, and after dealing with my own injuries as a teenager and young adult, I couldn't think of doing anything better than helping people recover from their own challenges.

What do you do for exercise?

My weekly routine is a mix of gym based resistance training, along with regular outdoor running and cycling. The aim is to stay in shape to pursue my real passions of football and skiing.

You're favourite holiday destination?

Summer: The beaches of Biarritz.
Winter: Anywhere with snow and a view.

What injuries have you suffered yourself?

My fair share of sprains and strains with sport, but my biggest challenge was rehabilitating from major knee surgery following recurrent patella dislocations. More than anything else it has helped me understand the importance of helping patients return to what they love doing.

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