Our staff

Gabrielle Moorrees B Phty, Grad Cert Musc

Gabrielle started Elite Physiotherapy Mackay in December 2010. Prior to starting Elite Physiotherapy Mackay Gabrielle had worked as a physiotherapist in private practices in Mackay and Toowoomba. Over this time she has attended numerous courses and has become quite specialised in the treatment of back, hip and knee pain, running injuries and women's health (incontinence, pregnancy, prolapse, pain). She is also quite renowned amongst Mackay’s doctors as being great with the complex patient and confusing pain. Gabrielle is currently completing her Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy which she hopes to complete in 2016. 

During her university years Gabrielle worked as a physiotherapist aide doing massage work for the Queensland Roar A-League team,was the sports trainer for their under 20 men’s team as well as worked closely with the Brisbane Men’s and Women’s Hockey Association. Gabrielle played high level hockey as a goal keeper in both Australia and the Netherlands but has now enjoys spending her time camping and fishing with her husband and son. 


Emily Morris B Phty 

Emily started working at Elite Physiotherapy Mackay in January 2016. Prior to starting at Elite Physiotherapy Mackay Emily studied physiotherapy at James Cook University in Townsville. During this time she also worked as a disability support worker.

Since starting, Emily has attended a Pilates course and now instructs classes throughout the week. She particularly enjoys treating patients with spinal issues such as neck and lower back pain.

In her spare time Emily enjoys going for runs along the beach, attending gym classes and doing adventurous outdoor activities. Her goal is to run a marathon in the next 5 years. 



Charlotte Bowman BSc (Phty)

Charlotte started working for Elite Physiotherapy Mackay in November 2015 after completing her degree at Cardiff University in the UKin 2012. Charlotte is interested in general musculoskeletal injuries and enjoys working with shoulders, hips and knees.  Charlotte has attended a Pilates course whilst working for us and is currently running classes throughout the week.

Outside of work Charlotte enjoys scuba diving, CrossFit and spending as much time around the beach and ocean as possible. 



Amelia Simpson - Administration

Amelia has been working at Elite Physiotherapy Mackay for the last 2 years. She is currently studying her Certificate IV in Book Keeping. Outside of work Amelia enjoys exercising, hanging out with her family and lunching with friends.



Karen Chapman – Remedial massage therapist

Over the years Karen has helped us out by covering massage whilst our previous massage therapist was on maternity leave. She's now here on a regular basic helping ease everyones aches and pains. In addition to being able to provide a firm sports massage, Karen enjoys working with the elderly and is able to modify their treatment to ensure they too can get great benefits from a massage.