About Us

Our physiotherapists, massage and sports therapists are experienced and knowledgeable. They take the time to listen and they care. These therapists will work with you to help you achieve your goals. Our administration and reception staff understand that sometimes coming into a physiotherapy facility can be a little daunting. They will help make the experience a pleasant one.

Mark Cassidy

Mark is the director of Bayside Physiotherapy. He is the Fraser Coast's only fully qualified Sports Physiotherapist. He has worked at national and international level with athletes including at Olympic and Commonwealth games.

Mark has a passion for hands on physiotherapy and working with all types of people. His background in Sports Physiotherapy has made him an excellent diagnostician and given him the ability to think outside the square with difficult and unusual conditions. He has special interest in spinal conditions, shoulder and knee injuries.


Jacob Walmsley

Jacob has degrees in both Exercise Science and Physiotherapy. An avid learner and people person, Jacob, will leave no stone unturned in achieving the best results for his clients.

Jacob has an interest in exercise for rehabilitation. On top of his hands on treatments Jacob is excellent at designing rehab programs for clients to do at home, in the gym or in the pool, to ensure a full recovery.


Candace Burke

Candace developed her excellent assessment and hands on treatment skills in Canada, initially. Since moving to Australia and calling Hervey Bay home, she has relished the opportunity to help people be at their best.

Candace has an interest in spinal conditions, aquatic physiotherapy (hydrotherapy) and paediatrics.


Clare Slaney

Clare is a widely experienced physiotherapist. Orginally from Scotland Clare has worked in Brisbane before settling in Hervey Bay.

Clare has interests in Balance and Falls prevention, Vertigo and Pilates. She runs the Pilates program at Bayside.