Meet the team

Courtney Gum

Physiotherapist

Special Interests

  • Sports physiotherapy
  • General musculoskeletal
Courtney is a physiotherapist with special interests in sports related injuries such as AFL, netball and running.

She has been a physiotherapist since 2003 and founded Kinetic Balance in 2015.

Courtney has been involved as a physiotherapist with a wide variety of local netball and AFL clubs, including the South Adelaide SANFLW team.

Courtney has a special interest in lower limb, knee, foot and ankle injuries as well as running injuries.

Courtney currently plays for the Adelaide Crows AFLW team. Prior to this she played for the GWS Giants and was awarded the AFLPA MVP in the 2018 season.

Courtney has a partner and 5 year old son.

If you would like to see Courtney in the clinic please do not hesitate to book online or give the clinic a call on 8326 3681

Alex Shaw

Physiotherapist

Special Interests

  • Sports physiotherapy
  • General musculoskeletal
Alex is a passionate physiotherapist that has been in the industry since 2017. He has a special interest in sports physiotherapy as well as general musculoskeletal injuries and impairment.

Alex has experience working with sporting teams as he has been working as the head physiotherapist for the South Adelaide U16’s, U18’s boy’s teams as well as the South Adelaide Women’s football team for the past 3 seasons.

He also volunteers his time working with alongside many local netball and football clubs to educate players on injury management as well as aiding them in their rehabilitation.

Away from the clinic Alex is a keen athlete that continues to play football for his local A Grade side. However, he does enjoy some quiet time at home. This often involves relaxing with a movie or a video game.

If you would like to have an appointment with Alex please do not hesitate to book online or call the clinic on 8326 3681

Trent Larwood

Exercise Scientist

Trent is an ESSA accredited Exercise Scientist (AES) who has recently completed his Bachelor of Exercise Science (Sports Science) at Flinders University in 2019. He is Currently studying his master’s in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Flinders University.
Although recently graduated Trent has been lucky enough to have various experiences throughout his study including a strength and conditioning internship with the South Adelaide Football Clubs senior men’s team, running a high-performance program for the South Adelaide Football Clubs development squad and various university placements working with ageing and healthy populations.

As well as working at the clinic Trent has recently taken of the role of Strength and Conditioning Coach for South Adelaide’s SANFLW team where he oversees gym programs, GPS analysis and conditioning programs. Trent will also be taking on a teaching role at Flinders University this year teaching 2nd and 3rd year exercise students.
Trent is a big believer in the use of exercise to promote a healthy lifestyle, improve sporting performance, delay the onset of ageing and improve overall quality of life.
Outside of the clinic Trent is a keen footballer who currently plays for the Westminster Old Scholars Football Club. As well as football Trent is a huge dog lover and enjoys walking his German Shepherd “Boston”. So if you would like to work alongside Trent to improve your performance or to work towards your health goals please do not hesitate to contact the clinic

Christopher Bennet

Massage Therapist

Chris has been a remedial massage therapist since 2006 before that he worked as a farmer in Booleroo Centre situated 280 kms north of Adelaide!

Chris utilises massage to help people manage their health and wellbeing. He provides a combination of deep tissue massage and remedial massage.

Massage can help release tight muscles improve ROM and help relax the body!

Chris has a big involvement in AFLW. He has been involved with South Adelaide Sanflw since 2018 in various coaching roles.

He is also currently the head coach of the Happy Valley Women’s A grade team.

If you would like a massage with Chris please do not hesitate to contact the clinic or book online

Lisetta Mauceri

Massage Therapist

Lisetta is our new Massage Therapist. For the past 2 years Lisetta has worked in the health and fitness industry as a Personal Trainer. To complement this she has also qualified as a Massage Therapist. Lisetta is also the Massage Therapist for the South Adelaide Football Club Women’s Team and SAFC U18 boys as part of Kinetic Balance’s sponsorship package.

Lisetta will be fully qualified in March 2018. Until then Lisetta’s massage is not claimable through private health funds.

Pauline Gum

Practice Manager