Qsportsmedicine Practitioners

Sports Physician Registrars (below)

Dr Chris Thomas

Dr Chris Thomas

Dr Chris Thomas has recently returned to Qsportsmedicine. He graduated from the University of Queensland in 2006, before spending time in orthopaedic, trauma and neurosurgical units at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Prior to starting specialty training in sport and exercise medicine through the Australasian College of Sports and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP), he spent time gaining experience in exercise medicine and sports related trauma.

He is currently the team doctor for the St George Queensland Reds.

Professional History

  • 2016 – 2017 Team Doctor, Queensland Reds
  • 2012 – present : Wallabies Match Day Doctor
  • 2017 : Co Tournament Director Duco 10s
  • 2014 – 2016: Assistant Team Doctor, Queensland Bulls and Brisbane Heat
  • 2015: Tournament Doctor, Asian Soccer Cup
  • 2015: Tour Doctor, Australia A Cricket team
  • 2014 – 2015: Match Day Doctor, Queensland Reds
  • 2013 – 2015: Australian Schoolboys Rugby Union
  • 2013 – 2014: Team Doctor, Queensland Firebirds
  • 2011 – 2014: Tournament Medical Director, Sevens World Series Gold Coast
  • Norths Devils Rugby League
  • Queensland Firebirds
  • Broncos u20
  • Greater Western Sydney AFL – interstate coverage
  • GPS Rugby Club Doctor

Having been a former State and National level swimmer, he has a keen interest in water sports related injuries. He also specializes in the management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, shoulder, knee, foot and ankle pain, as well as tendonopathies and basic fractures.

Dr Thomas is actively involved in research and has published in peer reviewed literature at an International level. He has presented talks at a local and state level with respect to tibial plateau fractures, meniscal repair techniques, Lis Franc and syndesmosis injuries.

Visiting Consultants (below)

Fiona Mann Dietitian

Fiona Mann

Assoicate Sports Dietician
Fiona is committed to an individualised, practical, needs centred approach to assisting BOTH athletes and non-athletes of all stages and ages maximise their performance and life enjoyment through nutrition education. She has lots of life and training experience and can empathise with clients and their families; ensuring together they find practical solutions to fit easily within the client’s lifestyle or training schedules, thus making them sustainable and easy to implement.

Fiona utilises the latest research and evidence bases to find practical workable solutions for clients which are sustainable in their lifestyle and loves motivating people towards their goals. She believes that no goal is too small or too insignificant; and her passion is helping people through nutrition to achieve their full potential; be it in their 1st fun run, school cricket match, club rugby game, 20th Ultramarathon or wanting to ensure they are eating the best possible diet for their stage of life or medical condition. She is passionate about life in general but especially: Endurance sports (marathons, ultramarathons, ironman/half ironman triathlons, cycling) Team sports (cricket, rugby, AFL) Adolescent nutrition, especially educating around sport & healthy eating –it is a gift for life Disordered eating/weight loss/obesity/food intolerances/diet choices.

From Fiona: “I believe food is meant to be enjoyed! Your body will love you and perform for you if you eat a balanced, healthy, colourful, varied diet. Most foods and drinks can be consumed in moderation and healthy eating does not equate to restrictive eating or “dieting”. I have personally experienced and seen in many of my athletes AND non- athletes the training, energy and lifestyle benefits of a healthy balanced diet and firmly believe that no matter who you are you cannot out train or outwit a poor or unbalanced diet, in the end it will catch up with you!”

For more information please visit her website – www.foodandmovement.com.au