MMPAA, B. App Sc. Grad Dip App. Sc
Principal Physiotherapist, CBD Physiotherapy Clinic
ASHTON is a Sports and Manipulative Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with over 35 years’ experience, and has been running CBD Sport Physiotherapy for over 27 years. He has worked with Rugby Union, Rugby League, Rowing teams and international Dance Companies. He has extensive experience in treating all types of spinal, muscular & joint injuries. He has wide-ranging & up to date knowledge in all areas of physiotherapy. In total, he spent six years at university to obtain his Physiotherapy degree and two post-graduate Masters–(Sport and Manipulative Physiotherapy) and a Post Grad. Certificate in Acupuncture
He uses this as an adjunct to manual therapy to achieve deeper pain relief and muscle relaxation. He has also trained in Advanced Manual Therapy of the lumbar spine, pelvis, thoracic spine and ribs. He is accredited in “Clinical Pilates”, utilising Pilate’s principles in injury and Sports Rehabilitation.
He continues to learn, attending weekend continuing education courses several times per year. He is a prolific reader, and scans the world’s top sporting and medical journals monthly, to keep up to date & well informed.
ASHTON has a special interest in back & neck pain; headaches, sporting knee injuries, & shoulder pain. He is currently undertaking research into management of acute and chronic low back pain, arthritic pain in knees, and patellofemoral (knee-cap) disorders, particularly in the area of instability (subluxations and dislocations).
In the mid ‘90’s Ashton was a Tutor at Cumberland College of Health Science. He does extensive continued education & reading, keeping up to date with the latest research & methods. He writes regular literature reviews, and information newsletters for the medical profession & for his patients.
Previous Physiotherapist Associations
- Drummoyne Rowers Club/ Mosman Rowers
- West Tigers
- West Harbour Rugby Union
- Sydney CBD Soccer Club
- Physiotherapist Bangarra Dance Company.
Ashton’s main sporting interests are Rugby Union, Rugby League – an avid Family fan of West Tigers) & Swimming. He also enjoys time with family and friends’, reading, cooking, sings in local choirs, Latin American dancing with his wife and amateur woodwork. (i.e. learning)