Daniel Mitchell | Physiotherapist & Director

B.AppSc (phyty) (Hons 1)

 

After commencing a degree in Exercise Physiology, Daniel’s interest in human biomechanics and anatomy soon led him to Physiotherapy where he graduated from the University of Sydney with honours in facial nerve paralysis and TMJ assessment and treatment. Director at Phytness Healthcare since 2011, Dan is passionate about delivering excellence in physiotherapy to our community.

Dan’s high standards in care extend throughout the company policy of long appointment times, staff educational training and allowances and interpersonal development.

With continued research and constant upskilling, he has his finger on the pulse across diverse areas of Physiotherapy that is evidenced based, up to date and pushes the boundaries of old school thinking.

Long term management through strength and conditioning utilising Pilates and body dynamics is something Dan is focused on and his treatments are concise, specific and considered to every individual client.

Dan is available for expedition consulting and trips where medical and physiotherapy treatments are required for athletes and staff to the most remote places.

Dan has worked with professional track athletes and football teams and is particularly interested in musculoskeletal and sports specific injuries. Daniel has travelled internationally to provide physiotherapy for the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) as part of World Cup and World Championship Mountain Bike Races. His interest in rock climbing, running, surfing, mountain bike riding and skiing have provided him with first-hand experience in sports specific prevention, performance and injury management.

Daniel provides the following treatments:

  • Clinical Pilates 

  • Dry needling

  • Professional bike set-ups 

  • Muscle energy techniques

  • Rock climbing specific injuries

  • Orthotic prescription

  • Facial nerve conditions

  • Temporomandibular disorders

  • Vertigo management

  • Concussion management

  • Accredited NDIS provider

  • Real-time film biomechanical feedback - vimove software accredited

  • Available for expedition and remote consulting