A Bit About Kelsey
Kelsey grew up living on the Central Coast where she lived for 25 years before moving to Newcastle in 2023. Kelsey always had a passion to work in Healthcare and developed an interest for Physiotherapy through the multiple sporting environments she was involved in.
Sports & Hobbies
Kelsey currently plays Rugby League and played for Parramatta Eels in the 2023 NRLW. Kelsey enjoys playing Oztag and Touch Football in the offseason. Kelseys highest achievements and sporting highlights have been playing in the NRLW and Australian Oztag.
Sadly, over her sporting career, she has sustained many injuries ranging from multiple broken bones and two ACL Reconstructions.
During Kelsey’s downtime you will find her reading a book (she even created a Next Gen Book Club chat with Sam, Caitlin and Gabby so they can all share their books), going to the beach or in the gym.
Kelsey graduated in 2021 from the University of Newcastle. Kelsey always had an interest in the private practice side of Physiotherapy. Kelsey worked in a private Physiotherapy clinic for 4 years while studying at University where she was a Receptionist and Sports Trainer for a local Soccer Club before transitioning into a Physiotherapist at that clinic once she graduated.
Over the 2 years as a Physiotherapist on the Central Coast, Kelsey gained a wide range of experience working with professional athletes through to your everyday patient. Kelsey worked as part of the NRLW Roosters Physiotherapy team for the 2021 season, Junior Central Coast Rooster pathways over the 2022-2023 season, as well as the local Rugby League team.
Kelsey has undertaken her Level 1 GEMt dry needling course, with plans to continue her education in this domain and undertake the following levels in the near future. Whilst there may be some areas of the body she can’t perform dry needling just yet, she is able to perform dry needling on the most commonly effected muscle groups.
Kelsey’s approach to Physiotherapy is holistic in nature. Kelsey understands the physical aspect of an injury isn’t the only effect on the body, and sometimes a patient needs somebody to vent as well. You can rest assured that you will feel heard with Kelsey as your Physiotherapist.
Like all of our Physiotherapist’s at Next Gen, Kelsey often uses our Axit System from Strength by Numbers to gather specific strength numbers, and compare both your symmetry and see how your strength matches up with the expected ‘normative data’.
As with all Physio’s at Next Gen Physio, Kelsey can refer you for most scans such as Xray, Ultrasound, MRI, though sometimes this is best done through a specialist for expert interpretation.