Stephen trained at the University of Queensland, Australia, graduating in 1994. In his extensive career, he has worked in private practice and hospital settings in Australia, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Stephen has gained his credentials as an Orthopedic Specialist by the American PT Association. He is Maitland trained and has lectured at the University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology. Stephen has broad experience in orthopedic, sports and occupational health physical therapy. He has a particular interest in education, injury management and manual therapy, and he has developed a niche role in education and mentoring.
Stephen is a Certified Dry Needling Therapist and has been part of the IAMT education team since 2014, teaching and helping develop the curricula for the Trigger Point Dry Needling and Myofascial Techniques and Taping courses. In addition, he has been an examiner for the COMT certification exam. Stephen has the privilege of being the Director of Clinical Quality for Results Physiotherapy, developing and overseeing recruitment, education curriculum, and clinician development initiatives.