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.


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 Alviles

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!!


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.