Our team

Move well, stay well, the difference is in our hands.

Our specialised team brings a wealth of skills and expertise, covering a diverse range of  experiences and treatments.

Our Physiotherapists and Pilates Instructors are highly qualified and passionately dedicated, each team member bringing over 20 years of valuable experience to their respective fields.

Each professional is adept at addressing clients’ individual needs, collaborating closely to help them achieve  their optimal level of function and performance.

Our principle  physiotherapist, Tamra McFarlane, possesses a diverse skill set, including specialised training in PD Warrior—a highly effective and widely recognised approach to slowing down the advancement of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease through targeted exercises.

In addition to her expertise in this area, she is proficient in delivering the GLA:D® program designed for individuals with Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis.

Furthermore, Tamra successfully incorporates Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy, as an adjunct treatment for  Musculoskeletal conditions, such as Plantar Fasciitis. Her commitment to staying at the forefront of therapeutic methodologies underscores her dedication to providing comprehensive and cutting-edge care to our patients.

Find out more about the Oceanside Physio team:


Tamra McFarlane

Tamra has over 20-years experience in physiotherapy – working in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia. Having qualified as the top student in her year at the University of Wales in Cardiff with a Bachelor of Science degree with First-Class Honours in Physiotherapy.

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Lexi Garland

Lexi Garland: Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor will address your needs through evidence based and outcome focused, individualised rehabilitation programmes.

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Ellen Leigh

Ellen is a certified Pilates Instructor and a highly valued member of the Oceanside Physio team, working collaboratively with the physiotherapists to achieve the best outcomes for clients. Ellen has worked with clients from all walks of life and has a special interest in Pilates as a form of rehabilitation. She additionally offers mat and chair pilates classes – suitable
for all levels of fitness.

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Craig Thomson

We welcome Craig Thomson, our new resident sports and musculo-skeletal physiotherapist (Titled), previously from 4th Avenue Caloundra. He has over 30 years experience and apart from sports and general injuries. Craig is particularly fond of neck and back issues, which include and encompass headaches, dizziness and Vertigo. Craig is Kiwi trained and always determined to

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