Physio 4 Kids Team of Physiotherapists

Meet the Fun, Friendly and Highly Experienced team of physiotherapists at Physio 4 Kids:

Luke Newland

B. ExS M. Phty APA, M.

About Luke Newland

  • Bachelor of Exercise Science (Griffith University) 1999
  • Masters of Physiotherapy (Griffith University) 2002
  • Working exclusively in paediatrics since 2006
  • Senior Physiotherapist Mater Children’s Hospital (Brisbane) 2008-2014
  • Lecturer at Bond University within the Doctor of Physiotherapy Program since 2012
  • Tutor at Bond University within the Doctor of Physiotherapy Program since 2015
  • Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Paediatric Special Interest Group
  • NDIS Registered Provider, Better Start approved, and CAEATI approved prescriber

Additional Details

Luke graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science (1999) and a Masters of Physiotherapy (2002). In 2006, Luke began working solely with children and has focussed his Physiotherapy career within Paediatrics since.

Luke has undertaken an extensive amount of continued professional development within paediatrics both nationally and internationally. This ensures his patients receive the most up to date and evidence-based Physiotherapy techniques.

Luke has also gained an extensive amount of clinical experience within his professional career. Luke was employed by the Mater Children’s Hospital between 2008 and 2014. He held the position of Senior Physiotherapist and Acted as Clinical Unit Manager on many occasions.

Luke has lectured on Paediatrics within the Doctor of Physiotherapy Program at Bond University since 2012 and tutored since 2015.

In 2015, Luke was awarded a Senior Physiotherapy role at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital; however, Luke elected to cease employment within the hospital setting and further expand Physio 4 Kids.

Luke is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Paediatric Special Interest Group. Luke is an NDIS registered provider, Better Start approved, and CAEATI approved prescriber.

Luke attends Physio 4 Kids (Robina) Monday through Saturday except for Wednesday
Luke visits Paeds In A Pod (Greenslopes) on Wednesdays

Lauren Newland

B. ExS M. Phty APA, M.

About Lauren Newland

  • Bachelor of Exercise Science (Griffith University) 2005
  • Masters of Physiotherapy (Griffith University) 2007
  • Working exclusively in paedatrics upon graduating from university
  • Physiotherapist Royal Children’s Hospital (Brisbane) 2008-2009
  • Physiotherapist Mater Children’s Hospital (Brisbane) 2010-2012
  • Physiotherapist Child Development Service (Southport) 2013 – 2018
  • Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Paediatric Special Interest Group
  • NDIS Registered Provider, Better Start approved, and CAEATI approved prescriber

Additional Details

Lauren graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science (2005) and a Masters of Physiotherapy (2007).​

Lauren has gained an extensive amount of paediatric experience within her professional career. She was initially employed by the Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland (CPL) before leaving and subsequently working with Disability Services Queensland (DSQ) in the Family and Early Childhood Services Team (FECS). Following this, Lauren was employed within the hospital setting at Royal Children’s Hospital (Brisbane), Mater Children’s Hospital (Brisbane) and within several Child Development Services (Redlands and Logan). She currently maintains a position with the Gold Coast Child Development Service (CDS).

Lauren has experience working with the youngest of infants within special care nurseries and a neonatal intensive care unit, through to teens and young adults.

Lauren has worked with Physio 4 Kids since 2008. She was also the owner and operator of A Plus Children’s Therapy, a multidisciplinary therapy service for children. Lauren now focusses her time with Physio 4 Kids since returning to work, following the birth of Max. As a parent, Lauren has an understanding of what it takes to care for a child and balance work and parenthood.

Lauren is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Paediatric Special Interest Group. She is an NDIS Registered Provider, Better Start approved, and a CAEATI approved prescriber.

Lauren attends Physio 4 Kids (Robina) on Mondays.
Lauren will visit Paeds In A Pod (Greenslopes) on Fridays