Thomas Meere: APAM
Thomas graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in the Netherlands in 1980 and worked and completed post graduate manual therapy study in both England and Switzerland before moving to Australia in 1985. He worked for Central Coast Area Health before joining Long Jetty Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre in 1986.
Thomas has extensive experience in all aspects of physiotherapy. His treatment of sports injuries is enhanced by his interest and expertise in anatomy and the biomechanics of movement, and his long involvement with sport including playing representative hockey, golf, skiing, cycling and sailing .
Thomas’ main areas of professional interest are – back and hip problems/disorders; post op shoulder and knee rehabilitation and exercise based rehabilitation following injury or illness.
Marea Meere: APAM
Marea graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney in 1980. She worked in the public health sector in both Australia and Switzerland for 6 years before establishing Long Jetty Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre. Marea has extensive experience in all aspects of private practice physiotherapy and regularly participates in continuing education and training to enhance her treatment and clinical reasoning skills. In 2008 she completed a Diploma in Health Counselling.
For the last 10 years Marea has been involved in the assessment and treatment of clients with balance disorders in the areas of falls prevention. More recently she has pursued a special interest in the nature and management of chronic pain disorders.
Marea is a keen advocate for improving the provision of primary health services to the local community and is the Physiotherapy representative on the Primary Care Advisory committee of the Central Coast N.S.W. Medicare local.
Ros Crighton and Karen Corkery have been working for Long Jetty Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre for 20 and 12 years respectively .
Their experience and skill in coordinating quality customer service ensures that our clients have a positive experience from the moment they book their first appointment.