Meet your Physiotherapist

Ryan is a local Cairns physio with over 12 years of experience helping patients recover from pain and injury. After completing a Bachelor of Exercise Science, Ryan furthered his education, attaining a Master of Physiotherapy Studies at the University of Queensland.

He can treat a wide range of spine, sports, gym and general musculo-skeletal conditions, across all age groups and walks of life.

Ryan also has extra training in the advanced diagnosis and treatment of spine related issues such as acute and chronic back and neck pain, disc and facet joint injuries, nerve issues such as sciatica and cervical related shoulder/arm pain, and spine surgery prevention, prehab and rehab.



Ryan Adam

BExerSci, MPhtySt


  • Bachelor of Exercise Science
  • Masters of Physiotherapy Studies.

Spine, Pelvis, Headache

  • Sarah Key Back Pain Masterclass – Level 1 and 2.
  • A Cognitive Functional Approach to the Management of Low Back Pain Disorders. Presented by Prof Peter O’Sullivan.
  • Level 1 Watson Headache Approach – Role of C1-C3 Cervical Afferents in Primary Headache. Presented by Dean Watson.
  • 3D Lumbar and Pelvic Biomechanics. Presented by Trish-Wisbey Roth.
  • Thoracic Spine in Sport. Presented by Dr Henry Wajsweiner.
  • Bounce Back Spinal Strength and Stability Instructor course
  • Demystify the SIJ and Pelvis. Presented by Taso Lambridis.

Pain Science 

    • Explain Pain course by the NOI group. David Butler and Tim Cocks.

      Hip and Shoulder

      • Dynamic Stabilisation of the Hip and Pelvis. Presented by Alison Grimaldi.
      • Shoulder Diagnostic Ultrasound. Presented by Alison Grimaldi. 

      Sport, Strength and Fitness.

      •  Australian Physiotherapy Association – Sports level 1 Course.
      • Sporting Hand, Wrist and Elbow. Presented by Keren Faulkner and Phil Cossens.
      • Strength training injuries and biomechanics. Presented by Antony Lo the Physio Detective.
      • Olympic lifting seminar. Presented by Ben Turner – Commonwealth Games Gold medallist.
      • CrossFit Olympic lifting course. Coaching certification.
      • CrossFit/Functional fitness level 1. Coach certification.
      • RockTape Kinesiology Taping.

      Cairns Physio Clinic

      Operating out of McLeod Street Medical, 67 McLeod St, Cairns

      Established in 1992 McLeod Street Medical is a fully AGPAL accredited medical practice with doctors, nurses and support staff committed to your on-going and preventive health care.

      Situated at 67 McLeod Street Cairns, we are centrally located with ample parking and wheelchair access.