About Us
We provide health and injury management services in private practice. Our mission is to improve the quality of care, education, protection and advice that children and young adults receive in the community sport setting, in relation to their health and wellbeing. Our vision is to see community sport and recreational activities enriching the lives of the greatest number of children and young adults possible; by providing an environment that is safe (socially, culturally, physically and emotionally), is broadly accessible, and is sensitive to the needs of all involved. Our values are: Integrity, Leadership, Quality and Respect. Our commitment is to focus on quality outcomes by applying clinical best practice; and always align our services with our Child and Youth Risk Management Strategies.
15 Ambrose Way, Cnr Zammit St, North Mackay, QLD, AU
Concussion Services
Baseline Testing
Concussion Treatment
Return to Play/Work/Learn
Hours of Operation
SundayAppointment Only
Monday9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
SaturdayAppointment Only


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    Marc Newman.
    Sports Therapist

    Active Release TherapyCognitive AssessmentDietary/Supplement Interventions/AdviceExercise RehabFunctional/Naturopathic MedicineMyofascial Release
    Marc Newman is an award-winning clinical consultant and educator; with 35yrs of experience in health and injury management in sport. He is a professional member of the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association, and a full member of the Australasian College of Paramedic Practitioners. Building a reputation for excellence, Marc has had the privilege of consulting to athletes, performers and trainers from organisations around the world; including Cirque Du Soleil, the Bolshoi Ballet, the International College of Martial Arts, Rugby Union Western 7s, the National Rugby League (including Brisbane Broncos and the North Qld Cowboys), Queensland Rugby League (including Mackay Cutters, Townsville Blackhawks, and CQ Capras), Football Queensland (Soccer), and the South Australian National Football League. He has also worked one-on-one with professional swimmers, runners, basketball players, ice hockey players, gymnasts, netballers, mountain bike riders, grid-iron players and others; both here and overseas, to help build athletic performance, agility, and physical and mental resilience. In 2022 Marc received the EVOLT Health and Wellbeing Award, for his contributions to the health and wellbeing of children in sport. Particularly in relation to mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI), Persistent Concussion Symptoms, and care of associated musculoskeletal injuries. The previous year (2021) Marc was a finalist in the MRC Awards for Citizen Of The Year. That nomination was for his work during the Pandemic, where he and a colleague created an online platform that children could access for free, to get advice on exercise and nutrition during the lockdowns. Other awards that Marc has received over the years include: - Queensland Health Excellence Award - Meritorious Book Prize for Academic Excellence - Most Outstanding Trainee Marc is currently participating in two clinical research programs, both intended to improve the clinical management of children who are injured in sport. He holds a number of post-graduate qualifications; and has the following core credentials: mTBI Clinical Rehab Consultant Accredited Human Movement Specialist AHPRA Registered Paramedic (Extended Care - Sports Medicine) ACHPER Registered Sport & Recreation Coach Accredited Sports Trainer Certified Rehab Trainer Functional Nutritional Advisor Blue Card (Working With Children Check)