Melbourne CBD Physiotherapy: Experience, Excellence, Results

Nick Cross


Masters of Sports Physiotherapy (Current)
Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy
Doctor of Physiotherapy (Melb)
Masters of Applied Science (Exercise Rehabilitation)
Bachelor of Exercise Science and Human Movement

Physiotherapy Positions

Managing Director Melbourne CBD Physiotherapy
Tour Physiotherapist Athletics Australia
Researcher La Trobe University
Australian Physiotherapy Association Sports Committee Member (Victoria)

Key Clinical Interest

Foot and Ankle Surgery and Rehabilitation
Tendinopathy (Achilles and Hamstring)
Hip and Groin Injury
Shoulder Injury

Mr. Nick Cross is a leading physiotherapist in Melbourne, and the clinical director at Melbourne CBD Physio. Nick comes from a strong academic background, gaining a Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy, a Doctor of Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne, a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Science & Human Movement, a Master’s Degree in Applied Science and Exercise Rehabilitation and a Diploma of Remedial Therapy. He is currently working towards his Master’s Degree in Sports Physiotherapy at La Trobe University.

Due to Nick’s extensive physio education he has the knowledge and skills to accurately diagnose and design an effective treatment plan for pain reduction, rehabilitation or performance improvement. Nick is highly skilled at treating all musculoskeletal injuries and has a special interest in tendon and muscle injuries arising in the ankle/foot region, hamstrings and groin. In 2020 Nick will commence research with world renowned researchers in this field through La Trobe University.

Alongside his work at Melbourne CBD 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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