Hans graduated in 1984 from the University of Queensland’s Physiotherapy program and went on to further studies completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy in 1992 with distinction. He is a credentialled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist. He has worked in private practice for 26 years and in higher education for 10 years. In addition to his work in private practice, Hans has also been heavily involved with teaching and management projects at the University of Queensland and Australian Catholic University.
During his years as a Club and Representative Sports Physiotherapist he has worked with athletes from several sports – field hockey, rugby league, basketball, triathlon and cycling. He has worked to return recreational, high level and elite athletes back to play. Roles that he is particularly proud of were as a Physiotherapist for the Australian U21 Men’s Hockey team, Brisbane Bullets NBL and Brisbane Broncos NRL teams.
Hans continues to work closely with some of Brisbane’s leading Orthopaedic Surgeons and has a special interest in post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation particularly of the shoulder and lower limb. Hans has a particular interest in managing and understanding the knee joint complex.
Hans likes to treat and manage: