Shane Armfield

Principal Physiotherapist

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Shane Armfield

Principal Physiotherapist

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Meet Shane Armfield, a distinguished Principal Physiotherapist with over 27 years of clinical experience in the field. His journey began with a first-class honours degree in Physiotherapy from the University of the West of England in 1996. Shane’s career, marked by exceptional skill and dedication, has made him a renowned figure in physiotherapy.

Career Highlights and Experience

Shane’s professional path is impressive, featuring key roles in British hospitals and collaboration with top Rugby Union clubs. His leadership shone as the former Chairman of the South West Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine. Further, his pivotal contributions in establishing a Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit in Bristol highlight his commitment to patient care and innovative treatment.

Professional Interests

Shane’s experience in managing musculoskeletal injuries is widely recognised. His insights are regularly shared with healthcare professionals, reflecting his standing as a thought leader. At PhysioWorks, Shane’s deep understanding of sports injuries aids various sports clubs and school teams, enhancing their performance and well-being.

Personal Sporting Background

Shane’s personal involvement in sports like rugby, hockey, soccer, and sailing enriches his professional approach. This diverse sporting background underpins his passion for promoting a healthy lifestyle and brings a unique perspective to his practice.

Vestibular Physiotherapy: A Key Focus

Shane’s interest in vestibular conditions and rehabilitation is a cornerstone of his practice, offering exceptional care in this complex area.

Accessibility and Affordability

As a registered physiotherapist, Shane ensures his top-quality services are accessible. His eligibility for private health insurance rebates makes his care both affordable and comprehensive.

Shane’s Role and Impact

Shane stands out as a physiotherapist due to his exceptional qualifications, vast experience, and ongoing professional development. His empathetic and composed nature ensures clients enjoy their therapy, contributing significantly to their overall well-being.

Special Interests

Shane’s expertise extends to various areas, including:

  • BPPV, Vertigo, and Vestibular Physiotherapy
  • Management of Neck, Back, Shoulder, and Foot Pain
  • Sports Injury Management and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Techniques like Musculoskeletal Acupuncture and Cervicogenic Headache Treatment
  • Core Stability Muscle Retraining and Knee Injury Care

Sports-Specific Interests

Shane also has a keen interest in sports-related injuries, focusing on:

  • Football, Basketball, and Golf Injuries

Comprehensive Care Network

Shane is associated with:

  • All Private Health Insurance Funds
  • Workcover
  • InjuryNet
  • NDIS
  • Medicare
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • CTP & Sports Insurers


Shane Armfield’s blend of experience, skill, and a personal approach to physiotherapy makes him a sought-after professional in the field. Whether you’re dealing with sports injuries, musculoskeletal issues, or vestibular challenges, Shane’s knowledge can guide you to better health and mobility.

Take the first step towards a healthier, more active life by seeking Shane’s professional advice today. Book an appointment and experience the difference of a truly committed and skilled physiotherapist.