Registered Physiotherapist (RPT, MScPT)
Derrick Shao PT
Derrick Shao is a highly accomplished and respected physiotherapist, renowned for his extensive experience in working with elite athletes across a diverse range of sporting disciplines. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with renowned organizations including Cycling Canada, Alpine Canada, the International Ice Hockey Federation, Netball Australia, and the International Cricket Council for the Vanuatu's National Cricket Team.
With a notable background as a team and travelling physiotherapist, Derrick has provided invaluable support to athletes competing at the highest levels of their respective sports. His contributions as a trusted member of the medical teams for the Sydney Blue Sox Baseball team, the Blacktown rugby union football club, and the Bay Street Pigs Rugby Football Club have allowed him to develop a deep understanding of the specific requirements and challenges faced by athletes in different sporting domains.
Derrick's unwavering commitment to continuous learning and professional growth is evident through his ongoing pursuit of orthopaedic physiotherapy levels. As a candidate at the certificate level in sports physiotherapy, he remains dedicated to refining his skills and staying abreast of the latest advancements in the field, ensuring that he can deliver the highest standard of care.
Drawing upon his remarkable educational background, Derrick holds a Master of Physiotherapy degree from the esteemed University of Sydney, which is internationally recognized for its exceptional Physical Rehabilitation Sciences program. This comprehensive academic foundation, coupled with his extensive practical experience, empowers him to provide exceptional care and consistently achieve remarkable outcomes for his patients.
Derrick's unwavering passion for sports physiotherapy, coupled with his insatiable thirst for knowledge and vast experience in working with elite athletes, positions him as a highly valuable asset within the field. His ability to provide comprehensive and specialized care, supported by an exceptional track record of success, establishes him as a trusted and respected sports physiotherapist. Derrick's dedication to enhancing the well-being and performance of athletes is unwavering, making him a highly sought-after professional in the field of sports physiotherapy.
APA Dry Needling and Segmental Needling
Sports Physiotherapy Certificate Candidate
Level 1 Orthopaedic Division
Level 2 Orthopaedic Division Upper
Level 2 Orthopaedic Division Lower
BikeFit Canada Level 1 Certification
Sports Taping + Kinesio Taping Course
Derrick Shao PT
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