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About

 

Why should you see Nick?

  • Nick has greater than 10 years experience in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. .

  • His interest in physiotherapy was sparked by a hip dysfunction throughout his youth which was poorly understood. This has driven Nick to excel in the optimum management and rehabilitation of injuries and that is why he is completed two Master's of Physiotherapy after graduating in 2006

  • He then completed a Masters in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy in 2010 specialising in clinical reasoning and diagnostics skills

  • Nick moved to Melbourne in 2011 where he has gone onto further study in Sports & Exercise physiotherapy and developed his passion for the lower limb

  • He works closely with Jane Rooney a world leading Specialist Physiotherapist (FACP) as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapy and together with Rhiarna Hill they are developing the Melbourne Knee Clinic

  • Nick also works closely with Dr Julien Freitag a world leading researcher in regenerative medicine and stem cell therapy.


Sports and Personal Interests

  • Nick enjoys cycling and is often doing spin classes or riding Melbournes bike tracks

  • He regularly maintains an active life by practising what he preaches at the gym

  • Nick enjoys golf although, not very well

  • Proud father and husband to Oliver and Rochelle Meffin


Education

  • 2015 Master of Sports Physiotherapy - La Trobe University

  • 2010 Master Health Practice (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) – AUT

  • 2013 Post graduate certificate (Sports Physiotherapy) – La Trobe University

  • 2009 Post graduate certificate (Hand and upper limb rehabilitation) - AUT

  • 2006 Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) – AUT

 
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Associations

Nick helps lots of people, lets read about it...

 

ASSOCIATIONS/TEAMS

  • Australian Physiotherapy association(MAPA)

  • Sports Physio assiociation (SPA)

  • Physiotherapy New Zealand (PNZ)

  • Sports Physio New Zealand (SPNZ)

  • Sports Medicine Australia


Elite Physio Positions

  • 2014-19 Kilysth Cobras – SEABL and NBL1

  • 2012 Victoria Hockey Team – AHL

  • 2012 NZ Football U23’s

  • 2010-11 Auckland Aces – First Class Cricket


Junior Elite Physio Positions

  • 2011 - 13 - Victoria U21 Hockey Team

  • 2011-2014 - Design and implementation of screening protocols for Eastern Ranges (TAC cup) and Victoria Basketballers (NITP)

  • 2010 - Auckland U19 Cricket


Club Sport

  • 2012 -2017 Doncaster Hockey Club – MPL / WPL, Melbourne Australia

  • 2013 - Blackburn Football Club – EFL, Melbourne Australia

  • 2011-12 Dandenong City Football Club, Melbourne Australia

  • 2011- 12 Fitzroy Doncaster Cricket Club, Melbourne Australia

  • 2008-10 Fencibles United – Premier Soccer, Auckland NZ

  • 2007-10 Howick Pakuranga Cricket Club, Auckland NZ

  • 2003-6 Takapuna Rugby Club, Auckland NZ – Premier/U21/U19