Byron Michalandos

Having had numerous sporting injuries over the years, Byron understands how an injury can impact your function and quality of life and is passionate about helping people overcome injuries to get them back to participating in the activities they enjoy.

Byron completed a Doctor of Physiotherapy at Macquarie University and comes from an exercise science background, having previously studied Exercise Physiology at the University of Sydney.

Byron has experience treating a variety of injuries, including lower back and neck pain, as well as muscle, tendon, ligament and joint injuries of the lower limb and shoulder for patients of all ages across the lifespan.

Byron has extensive knowledge and skills in the management of hip/knee osteoarthritis, having completed a thesis on non-operative treatment options for hip and knee osteoarthritis and has undertaken GLA:D certification to deliver treatment programs reflecting the latest research in management of osteoarthritis. Byron also has a special interest treating sporting injuries having completed the APA Sports Level 1 course in the management of sporting injuries, and has worked in both recreational and elite sporting environments with the Canberra Raiders (NRL) and Fraser Park Football Club (NSW Premier League Soccer), as well as with professional contemporary dancers.

Byron practices an active approach to treatment utilising the latest scientific research that combines hands on techniques with exercises tailored to your individual goals and regular activities. He is a strong believer in empowering his patients to self manage their condition, providing thorough patient education to help his clients understand their condition, their expectations for recovery, what they can do to manage their symptoms and prevent relapses in the long term.