Practitioner Description

Dave-WestDavid is a passionate physiotherapist, exercise professional and elite athlete with particular interest in rehabilitation, corrective exercise strength coaching and performance.

As an elite mountain bike racer, David has won multiple state championships and competed successfully at both national and international level. It was this passion and commitment to health, exercise and performance that motivated him to undertake a Bachelor of Applied Science degree specialising in Exercise Science, which he completed in 2011.

David has since been employed by the University of South Australia, working as a gym instructor and educator in their Health and Fitness centers, coaching clients and athletes, as well as supervising Human Movement students in their practical course work. More recently David has also been working as a lecturer and tutor for the University of South Australia, teaching course material in Physical Rehabilitation and Exercise Prescription.

David completed his Master of Physiotherapy degree in 2013, his goal being to benefit his clients from injury through to optimal function. As a musculoskeletal physiotherapist at Smart Health, he delivers a unique blend of manual treatment techniques, education, and corrective exercise to manage the individual needs of his clients. Additionally he is part of our cycling service team, delivering cycling specific assessment and conducting performance testing.