Courtney Gum

Courtney Gum

Practice Principal

Courtney graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) in 2003.Over the years Courtney has developed a wide range of Physiotherapy skills and a complex understanding of the human body.She has worked in several highly regarded private practice Physiotherapy clinics prior to opening Kinetic Balance Physiotherapy in Noarlunga.

Courtney has a specific interest in human anatomy and bio mechanics and how it applies to sport and recreation. She focuses on carrying out a thorough assessment, hands on treatment and patient specific advice. Courtney has a dedicated holistic approach to client care and believes in delivering the highest possible standard of care to her patients.

Courtney has a passion for sport and has been fortunate enough to play high level netball and more recently national level women’s AFL. In 2013 and 14 she was selected to play in the National Women’s AFL match for Melbourne Football Club. She has also been the Physiotherapist for the NSW U18 AFL Youth Girls and the WA Men’s State Team.

Courtney is currently the Adelaide Crows Under 18’s Girls High Performance Team Mentor.

Bernie Noonan

Bernie Noonan

Acupuncture, Nutritionist and Yoga

Bernie is a qualified Acupuncturist and Nutritionist living and working on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula.

After completing a Bachelor of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide, she went on to gain a Master of Applied Sciences (Acupuncture) through RMIT and Master of Human Nutrition through Deakin University.

With a strong interest in the link between digestive imbalances and the overall health of the body (pain, anxiety and lowered immune function), Bernie’s treatment aim is to support your body to return to a state of wellness using a blend of Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophy and Western Medical advancement.

Bernie’s acupuncture technique is gentle and calming. Treatments may include acupuncture (needles), laser acupuncture, cupping, tuina (TCM Massage), moxibustion, TDP Heat Lamp, dietary therapy/ nutrition therapy and lifestyle advice.

She believes in ‘food as medicine’ and combines Chinese dietary therapy with Clinical Nutrition to come up with a treatment plan that is individual to you. She believes in a relaxed approach to eating based around seasonal wholefoods and the occasional treat.

She has great success and experience in treating and supporting:

  • Digestive issues such as IBS, crohn’s, colitis, coeliac disease, food intolerances, reflux
  • Stress and energy concerns such as insomnia, depression, anxiety, fatigue, post-viral infection, chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Immune issues such as autoimmune disease, lowered immunity, recurring infections, hayfever and allergies
  • Hormone imbalances including PCOS, irregular periods, PMS and fertility issues
  • Arthritis and inflammatory conditions
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Acute and chronic low back pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Sciatica
  • Sporting injuries
Christopher Bennett

Christopher Bennett

Massage Therapist

Chris offers a range of massage therapies including: deep tissue, sports ,remedial and theraputic massage.
Chris has been a practising massage therapist for over 10 years in Adelaide.
He has a keen interest in sport and living a healthy lifestyle. You will frequently find him running up Mt. Lofty at a crazy pace.
Previous to becoming a massage therapist, he was a farmer. He has strong hands!
Feel free to contact Chris if you have any questions regarding massage or for bookings you can call the clinic on 8326 3681 or online here: https://kineticbalance.cliniko.com/bookings#service

Rachel King

Rachel King

Physiotherapy

Rachel is a Physiotherapist who graduated from the University of South Australia in 2013. She enjoys working with people to achieve their health and fitness goals.

She has worked in a private practice where she treated a range of musculoskeletal and sport conditions. She has also worked as a locum Physiotherapist in the community, applying her skills in the aged care and disability sectors. Rachel has also spent a year working for the Australian Red Cross in Cambodia where she consulted for an organization that supports children with disabilities.

Rachel enjoys playing sport and keeping active. She has represented the state playing soccer and has more recently played football and gaelic football.