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 Hervey Bay's only fully qualified  APA Sports and Exercise 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.


Angus Mugg Hervey Bay Physio  Angus Mugg

Angus has had extensive experience as a personal trainer before graduating from University of South Australia with physiotherapy degree. He is experienced in exercise prescription for rehabilitation and enjoys going to the gym for his own fitness. Angus is also skilled in dry needling, and finds it a good addition to his hands on skills.

He has worked with AFL and American football teams. He enjoys treating athletes of all levels with a special interest in AFL injuries.  


Jennifer Aviles

Jennifer hails from Canada where she completed a degree in Kinesiology before coming to Australia to study Physiotherapy. She too has experience as a personal trainer and exercise is one of her areas of expertise. She runs our Clinical Pilates classes. She has an interest in women's health and is also involved in our falls prevention programs.

Jennifer has played European Handball at a high level and is currently trying to figure out how netball works!!


Svenja Winkels Hervey Bay Physio  Svenja Winkels

Svenja training as a physiotherapist in Germany, included an internship here at Bayside in 2015. She loved Hervey Bay so much, she had to come back. Svenja is a hands on physiotherapist with excellent treatment and diagnostic skills. She has an interest in aquatic therapy (hydrotherapy) and takes one on one treatment sessions at the Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre.


Carolyn Owen

Carolyn is our remedial massage therapist. If you need remedial, sports or a relaxing massage,  Carolyn is the person to see. She is experienced in all forms of massage and takes a wholistic approach to health. She is a strong believer in the healing power of touch. A keen learner who keeps up to date, she is currently also learning to become a Yoga teacher. Watch this space.