Ram is an experienced physiotherapist with a vast interest and knowledge in musculoskeletal issues. Ram studied at the University of Otago, New Zealand and holds a Masters degree in Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy and Sports Physiotherapy.
Ram believes strongly in educating people as to the causes and factors involved in their problems and empowering people in helping themselves.
Ram has a special interest in looking at the biomechanical aspects in sports and sports injuries. He also has extensive experience in managing post-surgical & orthopaedic patients. He has been involved in research activity of the shoulder region and has a publication in an international peer reviewed journal.
Ram is experienced in:
- postural aches and pains,
- headache and migraine treatment without drugs,
- neck pain,
- low back pain,
- sports injuries,
- spinal pain,
- joint stiffness,
- shoulder pain & rehabilitation,
- tennis elbow,
- carpal tunnel syndrome,
- plantar fasciitis,
- Achilles tendon injuries,
- shin splints,
- foot and ankle pain,
- ACL reconstruction rehabilitation,
- strapping and taping
- individualised and targeted gym based programs.
Ram is also involved in teaching a group exercise program focusing on balance, strength and fall prevention.
Outside of work, his interests include family and home, travel, camping, fishing and adventure sports. Ram plays soccer for Port Augusta Thunder, social volleyball for the Port Augusta Shews and recreational badminton.