Peter graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science majoring in anatomy which was followed with a Post Graduate degree in Physiotherapy from Sydney University in 1981.
In 1982-1983 Peter completed his internship at Gosford District Hospital. It was here that he met his future business partner co-founder of Hills Street Sports Medicine Centre, Denny Shearwood. In 1984 Peter and Denny commenced private practice and are proud to have celebrated in 30 years of serving on the central coast in 2014.
In 1990 Peter was among the first group of physiotherapists in Australia to be awarded the prestigious Australian Physiotherapy Association Sports Physiotherapy title.
Peter has completed numerous training programmes and conferences in sports and spinal physiotherapy both in Australia and internationally.
This has included travels to Vienna Austria, Singapore, The University of Florida and The University of California in the United States of America.
Peter has also been extensively involved in physiotherapy sports coverage throughout his career. These have been across the board ranging from local, state and national to a variety of international sports, these include; Rugby League, (Erina Rugby League Football Club, Ourimbah Rugby League Football Club) Rugby Union, (Gosford Rugby Club), NSW country rugby union team, Netball, (Gosford Netball Association) Tennis, (Australian Satellite Tournaments) Hockey, (NSW U/21's prior to the Australian Championships) Judo (Australian team training camps in Japan and Korea, Asian championships in Taiwan, USA open in palm springs) Soccer, ( Central Coast Football Club, Terrigal Football Club including junior coaching, Central Coast Mariners A-league from 2008-2012, which included travelling domestically and internationally for the Asian Champions League to China, Korea and Japan.
Peter's personal mission statement is to produce a positive health outcome for every individual and organisation he is involved with. His passion is to ensure the continuation and provision of the highest level of physiotherapy care in a professional and exciting environment at Hills Street Sports Medicine Centre for many years to come.
Personally, Peter's life outside of physiotherapy is all about his family, his wife Julie and sons Jack and Charlie.
Improve your move video, from the Australian Physiotherapy Association: