Melbourne CBD Physiotherapy: Experience, Excellence, Results

Nick Cross

Managing Director

Senior Physiotherapist | Exercise Physiologist

Nick is highly skilled at treating all musculoskeletal injuries and has a special interest in tendon and muscle injuries in the feet, ankles, hamstrings and groin. 

In 2020 Nick commenced research with world renowned researchers on the topic of tendon treatment through La Trobe University. Nick’s extensive education background gives him the skills to accurately diagnose and design an effective treatment plan to reduce pain, rehabilitate and improve performance

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Physiotherapy Positions 

  • Clinical Director, Melbourne CBD Physiotherapy
  • Tour Physiotherapist, Athletics Australia
  • Medical Classifier, Athletics Australia
  • Researcher, La Trobe University
  • Sports Committee Member (Victoria), Australian Physiotherapy Association

Qualifications

  • Masters of Sports Physiotherapy, La Trobe University
  • Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy, La Trobe University 
  • Doctor of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne
  • Masters of Applied Science (Exercise Rehabilitation), Victoria University
  • Diploma of Remedial Therapy, Victoria University 
  • Bachelor of Exercise Science and Human Movement, Victoria University

Passions

  • Foot and Ankle Surgery and Rehabilitation
  • Runners and Elite Athletes: Strength and Conditioning programs, load management, return to run programs, speed development
  • Tendinopathy (Achilles and Hamstring)
  • Hip and Groin Injury
  • Shoulder Injury

About Nick

Nick Cross is a leading physiotherapist in Melbourne. He comes from a strong academic background with experience in exercise physiology and remedial therapy alongside a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy and a Doctor of Physiotherapy.

Nick also consults for Athletics Australia, Australian University Sport, as well as Queensland and Victorian athletics teams as a physiotherapist, educator and para-athletics medical classifier. Prior to this, he gained extensive experience as a physiotherapist through AFL Victoria at the Oakleigh Chargers FC. Nick is proud to have acted as their High-Performance Manager for the club between its premiership years over 2013-2015.

In his spare time, Nick is quite a keen runner, having been crowned a Stawell Athletics Club 400m Backmarkers winner. He is passionate about running injuries and high performance, having spent time in the United States at The University of Southern California and Europe shadowing running technology companies to learn more about load management, the impact of sports – especially on junior runners – and how injuries can be prevented.

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Research

Publications

Nick has an extensive academic background. He has gained throrough experience tutoring and mentoring undergraduate physiotherapists, presenting clinical knowledge to physios, doctors, coaches and athletes, as well as developing his own sources of research.

Upcoming

Alongside a fellow team of physios and academics, Nick commenced research through LaTrobe Univeristy in 2020 to study the methods of achilles tendinopathy diagnosis amongst physiotherapy practitioners. If you are reading this as a current physiotherapist, our tendon research needs you! Read more here.

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