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Our Professional Team of Physiotherapists


At North Lakes Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy our team has years of experience and is dedicated to helping you to recover from your injury.

All of our Physiotherapists are members of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, and the Musculoskeletal and Sports Groups within the Association. We are committed to ongoing education and training to provide lasting and meaningful outcomes for you. Read more about our diverse team below and see how their experience and expertise can help you.

Gavin Manoharan

APA Sports Physiotherapist

The head of our clinic and a former state triple jump champion, Gavin Manoharan is a professional and friendly sports Physiotherapist. Gavin has been working with the Australian Athletics team since 2009 and is currently helping them on their quest to reach the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He is also a physiotherapist for the Queensland Academy of Sport track and field division. With post-graduate qualifications and an inside knowledge of sports, injury management and biomechanics, Gavin is a vital member of our team.

Gavin is involved in the Sports Screening Program and the Running Analysis Program which he offers at the clinic. He likes to work closely with personal trainers to ensure optimal training benefits, and is a firm believer in hands on physiotherapy.
Tim Lynch

APA Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapist

Tim graduated from James Cook University in 2009 and has worked for both Queensland Health and the Australian Department of Defence in Townsville and Cairns. He moved to Brisbane in January 2013 and started working at North Lakes Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy as a full time Physiotherapist. At the conclusion of 2016, Tim completed his 2 year Masters Degree at Griffith University, and is now recognized by APA as a Titled Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist.

Throughout Tim’s Physiotherapy career, he has worked primarily in the field of Musculoskeletal Sports Physiotherapy. This includes in-depth assessment and treatment of a wide range of sporting injuries of athlete’s from all ages, as well as acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. He also has previous experience in creating and supervising hydrotherapy programs in both individual and group settings. These programs are now available through the practice.

Tim has a keen interest in sports injury prevention, specifically in children and adolescents, as well as persistent lower back and neck pain.
Brittney Trueman


Brittney graduated from the University of Queensland in 2015 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours). In her final year of university, she completed a research project in an area of interest, looking at balance and posture in people with chronic ankle instability. Throughout this time she also completed clinical placements in a number of hospitals around Brisbane and a rehabilitation centre in Dili, East Timor.

She has had experience working as a sports trainer for a wide range of sports including rugby union, soccer, volleyball and basketball. This exposed her to a variety of injury presentations and gave her experience in acute injury management. She chose to do physiotherapy having a keen interest in sports particularly netball, having played since she was young and wanting to find out more about injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Brittney is motivated to get the best results for her patients with a focus on getting them back to what is most important to them. She is keen on further developing her knowledge in the area of pilates through further study courses and in the future would like to undertake a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy.
Nathan Ashby


Nathan graduated from James Cook University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. He has a keen interest in hips, knees and ankles and is experienced in treating competitive runners, cyclists and triathletes. As a triathlete himself Nathan understands the demands of training and the determination to return to training in preparation for race day. Nathan has a strong belief in hands on treatment and engaging patients in their own rehabilitation through both exercise prescription and education about the injury. He believes in not only treating the current injury but in rehabilitating to prevent further injuries.

Nathan aims to return to study one day to complete his Masters in either musculoskeletal or sports physiotherapy, whilst this year he will be completing his dry needling course as well as his sports physiotherapy level one.

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Reggie Heywood

Accredited Exercise Physiologist / Sports Scientist

Reggie graduated from University of Queensland in 2016 with a Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science majoring in Clinical Exercise Physiology. His honours project was completed in the field of Exercise Oncology, looking specifically at the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on a variety of blood measures.

With a strong background in strength & conditioning for a variety of sporting populations, he brings with him an in depth understanding of the training demands of athletes ranging from developmental to Olympic levels. He also has a passion for competitive weightlifting and using a combination of physiologic assessment and scientifically backed principles to achieve athletic performance goals. He has a special interest in treating musculoskeletal dysfunction, emphasising the correction of total body biomechanics to enhance movement quality. He also likes to work closely with General Practitioners to develop targeted lifestyle interventions for a range of chronic and complex conditions including: obesity, osteoporosis, arthritis, dementia and cancers, in addition to neurological, cardiovascular, metabolic, pulmonary and mental health disorders.

Reggie thoroughly believes that exercise is medicine and that educating and empowering people to self-manage their existing injuries and prevent future health concerns is of paramount importance to leading a healthy fulfilling life.

Dr. Ben Sibley


Dr. Ben Sibley has 22 years as a practicing Podiatrist and is the author of international book “Plantar Fasciitis Secrets” that shows people how to treat Plantar Fasciitis easily and successfully.
So inspired by the help that he received as 15 year old and the impact it had on his life at that time, and getting him back into pursuing his passion, fast bowling in cricket, Ben went into Podiatry. Motivated by the experience of helping people to get back on their feet, creating more harmony in client’s body posture, relieving foot pain and improve their foot posture, walking and running. He enjoys having a positive impact on a person’s life.

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