Our Team

Katrina Shields

Katrina ShieldsSince completing her Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree at the University of Queensland in 1994, Katrina has worked in and around Brisbane in hospital, private practice, hydrotherapy and nursing home settings.

Katrina brings a caring and hands on approach to treatment. After a thorough assessment to determine the cause of your condition, she utilizes a range of treatment techniques to facilitate recovery. These include joint mobilisations, massage, electrotherapy, taping and dry needling.

Exercise prescription is a vital part of the rehabilitation process. To this end, Katrina has a keen interest in providing you with a tailored programme to expedite your recovery. This may include home exercises, a gym programme or hydrotherapy exercises.

Katrina is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and its special interest group Sports Physiotherapy Australia. Katrina is committed to continuing to expand her knowledge with regular attendance at professional development courses and activities. Some of the additional courses she has attended include:

  • Watson Headache Institute Level 1 Course
  • Aquatic Physiotherapy
  • Sports Physiotherapy Levels 1 and 2
  • Lyn Watson Level 1 Shoulder Course
  • Rocktape
  • Dry Needling

Outside of work, Katrina enjoys keeping fit by bushwalking, swimming, gardening and looking after her children.


Josh Commandeur

Joshua graduated from Central Queensland University obtaining his bachelor of Physiotherapy with honors in 2021 after rotating through various placements including:

  • Physiotherapy post orthopaedic surgery at the Queensland Children’s Hospital
  • Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy post heart surgery at the Prince Charles Hospital
  • Neurological physiotherapy post stroke at the Maryborough base hospital
  • Outpatient musculoskeletal physiotherapy at the Hervey Bay base hospital
  • Private musculoskeletal physiotherapy at the CQU Health Clinic.

Joshua has a passion for musculoskeletal physiotherapy and is committed to ongoing learning and professional development and attends specialised courses to bring his clients the best treatment and management of your musculoskeletal condition(s) and sports injuries possible.
Some treatment modalities include soft tissue massage, peripheral joint and spinal mobilisations, dry needling, and home exercise programme prescriptions. Other passions of Josh’s include drumming, riding his motorbike, and basketball.

You can find Josh Monday to Thursday at the Keperra Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Clinic, and Saturdays at Mitchell’s Physiotherapy in Greenslopes.

Rachel Holdcroft

Rachel is the smiling face front-of-house at Keperra Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic. Her role is to coordinate appointments, administration, and reception for the practice.

In previous lives she has been a teacher’s aide, wellness consultant, assistant manager at an Optometry practice and dabbled in the field of hospitality. Rachel’s love of reception duties has seen her return to this role joining the Keperra Physiotherapy team in May 2021.

Rachel is the proud mother of two grown children. This means she now has the time to enjoy her love of motorcycle riding whether it be through the mountains surrounding Brisbane or out on the track. Rachel enjoys keeping fit with strength training at the gym and a cardio workout keeping up with her Staffy (aka personal trainer) named Roxy.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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CONTACT US ON (07) 3855 1367

How to find us

We are conveniently located close to train and bus stops, with ample on-site parking and ground level access.

Because we understand you may need to attend outside of work hours, we are open evenings Monday to Friday.

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