Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy is an established centre of excellence in the provision of sports, occupational and general physiotherapy in the Sutherland Shire.
Established in 1995 the practitioners at Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy have developed a reputation as leaders in all aspects of injury management and rehabilitation.
We specialise in biomechanical analysis and provide hands-on individually tailored treatments with an exercise-based rehabilitation regime. We have a strong commitment to ongoing professional development and practice the most current and proven treatments available.
Having worked with athletes from numerous sports and all levels of ability from World Champions to “weekend warriors” every Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy client will receive the highest standard of care.
The experience and skill set of the practitioners at Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy has seen them placed at the forefront of workplace injury rehabilitation. Clients are rapidly assessed and managed using evidence-based, outcome focused rehabilitation programs to return the injured worker to all aspects of life with minimal time lost.
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Kieran Rooney is the founding principal of Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy. Kieran has over 18 years of musculoskeletal and sports related physiotherapy experience.
He graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours in 1993. Kieran has lectured extensively to sports physicians, physiotherapists, coaches and athletes on a variety of topics relating to injuries and effective injury management throughout Australia and abroad. His research has been published in international journals and he regularly partakes in student supervision during clinical placements at Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy from a variety of Universities.
Kieran has had extensive experience with sporting teams and associations at all levels of competition and in a variety of sports; including six seasons as head physiotherapist to the St George Dragons Rugby League FC in the NRL, and physiotherapist to the Cronulla Sharks Rugby League FC, Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Rugby League FC and the Sydney Kings in the NBL. Kieran’s regular clientele include multiple Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallists and members of both the Australian Cricket team and Australian Socceroos squad. He remains a long standing accredited service provider to the New South Wales Institute of Sport as a physiotherapist, working with the state’s elite athletes and coaches.
As a keen footballer himself, having played at state level for a number of years, Kieran has a particular interest in football related rehabilitation and injury management. He has been the head physiotherapist and rehabilitation coordinator to the Sutherland Sharks FC for the last eight seasons in the NSW Premier League and in 2012 was appointed as a physiotherapist to the Football Federation of Australia and consultant physiotherapist to JEF United in the Japanese Football League.
Kieran has a particular enthusiasm for biomechanics and its relations to injuries, rehabilitation and return to sport and/or work. He has particular expertise in injuries of the shoulder, as well as the spine, groin and lower limb.
Kieran is currently undertaking extensive work in the area of occupational physiotherapy, work related injury and return to work programs and holds appointments as a physiotherapist to a number of national and multi-national corporations including Xstrata Coal, AMCOR, BHP, Coles, Myer and Australia Post.
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Michael Gabriel graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2000 and was awarded First Class Honours and the University Medal. Michael’s research on sports stretching featured in the British Medical Journal and the Australian Journal of Physiotherapy.
Michael joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy in 2001. In 2002 he moved to the UK where he took up a number of appointments in the British National Health Service as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist and student educator. Whilst in the UK, Michael was also appointed as a physiotherapist with Fulham FC for four seasons in the English Premier League. During this time he worked with leading British authorities in the field of medicine and rehabilitation.
On returning to Australia, Michael returned to Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy and has since become a principal at the practice. He regularly coordinates education sessions for various organisations and sporting clubs on topics of injury management and prevention and supervises students during clinical placements at Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy from a variety of Universities.
As a keen footballer and football enthusiast himself, Michael has a particular interest in football related injury management and rehabilitation. His appointment at Fulham FC helped pave his way into the NSW Premier League where he has been the head physiotherapist and rehabilitation coordinator to the Sutherland Sharks FC for the last eight seasons. Michael is also an accomplished swimmer having competed at state and national levels for a number of years, which has spurred his interest and study of swimming biomechanics, injuries and rehabilitation.
Michael has particular interest in lumbar spine, pelvis and hip related injuries. He has extensive experience in muscle energy techniques, re-training functional core stability and control, especially in the sporting community, and back and pelvic dysfunction.
More recently Michael has taken on work in the area of occupational physiotherapy and holds appointments as a physiotherapist to a number of national and multi-national corporations including AMCOR, Coles, Myer and Australia Post.
James Pearce graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2008.
James joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy on completion of his First Year Graduate program at St George Hospital, which encompassed all areas of physiotherapy including orthopaedics, musculoskeletal outpatients and hydrotherapy.
James has an enthusiasm for football and football related rehabilitation and injury management stemming from six years of playing in the NSW Super League, representing both the Rockdale City Suns FC and Sydney University. James was the physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Premier Youth League for seasons 2010-2012 and toured to China with the Central Coast Mariners youth squads in 2010.
For a number of years James represented Campbelltown City Quake Futsal Club in the NSW Futsal Premier League Competition and has been selected in both the NSW and Australian representative squads.
Late in 2012, James moved to the UK to pursue international experience as a physiotherapist. But he will be back …
Carlee Dreves graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in 2009 and a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2011. On completion of her Masters degree, Carlee joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy.
Carlee has gained valuable musculoskeletal and sporting experience with Como FC in the Sutherland Shire Football competition and in touring as a representative footballer overseas. In addition, she regularly undertakes positions as a physiotherapist and medic at a variety of charity events such as Run for a Reason.
As a keen footballer and past representative of the Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Women’s Premier League, Carlee has developed a particular interest in football related rehabilitation and injury management. Carlee is now the physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Youth Premier League competition.
George Akiki graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise & Sports Science) in 2009 and a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2011. In 2013, he also completed a Sports Level 1 course through the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
George joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy on completion of his First Year Graduate program at St Vincent’s Hospital, which encompassed all areas of physiotherapy including orthopaedics, neurological rehabilitation, musculoskeletal outpatients and hydrotherapy.
During 2012 he provided field coverage to the rugby union and soccer squads of Sydney Grammar School during the GPS competition as well as being involved in the NSW State Netball Championships. George is now the physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Women’s Premier League competition. Until recently, George competed at a high level of tennis. As a result he has developed a keen interest in tennis related injuries and specifically shoulder injury management and rehabilitation.
In 2011, George was fortunate enough to travel to Siem Reap, Cambodia, where he assisted in establishing a functioning physiotherapy service at a local military handicap development centre.