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Nic Blackah

Clinical Interest: Complex shoulder and knee issues, tendon pain, running injuries

Nic has completed a Masters degree in Physiotherapy at Curtin University and a Bachelor of Exercise Science (with Honours) at ACU Melbourne. Nic has a wide variety of experience, previously working as a physiotherapist with the Western Force Rugby club and the Subiaco Football Club. He has also worked at several universities and currently works part-time at Curtin University, teaching on the physiotherapy program across several different units.

Nic’s clinical experience includes the treatment and rehabilitation of a large variety of musculoskeletal and sporting conditions. In particular, Nic has a strong focus on the treatment and management of complex shoulder and knee conditions in both athletic and general populations. Nic runs several exercises rehabilitation classes and Karrinyup physio, which are aimed at young athletes retuning to sport after surgery.

Drawing from his experience working in elite sport, Nic’s treatment approach includes a combination of dry needling, manual therapy, shockwave therapy and highly individualised exercise rehabilitation to achieve the best results for his patients. Nic also coordinates our ‘Karrinyup Performance’ service, which involves the advanced assessment of injuries using force plates, motion analysis and specialised strength testing equipment.