About

For over 16 years Back on Track has been supporting employers to promote the health, safety and well being of their valued staff. We deliver onsite injury prevention and injury management services for large employers, small-medium enterprises, government agencies and insurers throughout metropolitan and regional Queensland. Through years of shared history we have developed strong relationships and understand our clients' needs, enabling us to deliver fast, flexible and effective services.

Back on Track is proud to be a boutique provider of injury prevention and rehabilitation services. We are not big, we are specialists. We offer continuity of service, an individually tailored approach, strong clinical skills and a commitment to evidence-based practice with expertise across more than 2 decades. We take great pride in our strong client relationships and truly enjoy the work we do to support injured and ill workers at their most vulnerable time. Back on Track offers injury prevention services to support employers in their duty of care and to reduce the risk of injury to staff.

Team

Back on Track is not big, we are specialists. We bring our complimentary skills in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, ergonomics and OH&S to support employers, insurers and workers to get 'back on track' after injury or illness.

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Leanne Loch

Director | Occupational Health Physiotherapist | Ergonomist

Leanne Loch is the Director and Principal Consultant at Back on Track. She is an Occupational Health Physiotherapist and Certified Professional Ergonomist with over 20 years’ experience in injury prevention and workplace rehabilitation. She has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University of Queensland), Post Graduate Certificate in OH&S (Curtin University), Post Graduate Diploma in Ergonomics (University of Queensland) and Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment. She is the Queensland Secretary for the Australian Rehabilitation Providers’ Association, is an active member of the Australian Institute for Health and Safety and a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia. 

Leanne worked clinically as a physiotherapist for a number of years in musculoskeletal, orthopaedics, general medical and critical care before commencing post-graduate studies in occupational health and establishing Back on Track in 2005. She now works as the Director and Principal Consultant in Back on Track’s multi-disciplinary team providing services to a range of industrial employers, utility and energy companies, government agencies and insurers. Leanne has extensive experience in delivering the full suite of occupational rehabilitation and injury prevention services including job task analysis, pre-employment functional assessment, manual task risk assessment, ergonomic assessment, functional capacity evaluation, injury management education, chronic pain education, return to work services and medicolegal assessment and reporting.


John Stark

Occupational Health Consultant | Physiotherapist

John has worked as a physiotherapist in Australia and the UK in private practice, onsite physiotherapy and hospitals. Early in his career he developed an interest in occupational health and he has worked in Occupational Health as a Rehabilitation Consultant for over 12 years. John has worked across industries including utilities, councils, manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, aviation, health care, education, and in government, insurance and corporate environments.

John is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and is a member of the Occupational Health group. He offers a caring, patient centred approach to strive for the best possible outcome for both the worker and client.


Simone Hepburn

Physiotherapist

Born and raised on the Gold Coast, Simone Hepburn has over 25 years clinical and education experience as a Physiotherapist in both hospital, community and private practice settings in Australia and overseas. She completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 1996 from the University of Queensland and a Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Health Practice from Griffith University in 2018.  Her special interest lies in occupational health, specifically, ergonomics, manual handling education, injury prevention and management.  From large scale projects to one-on-one personalised care, Simone has broad experience consulting across a wide variety of workplaces/industries in both government and private sectors, including healthcare (acute, disability, community and aged care), theme parks, hotels, call centres, supermarkets, schools, construction and manufacturing.  She provides expert services on the Gold Coast in worksite assessments; development of suitable duties plans; case conferences; functional capacity evaluations and RTW facilitation. Simone is a member of the Australian Association of Manual Handling of People and supports the Queensland branch as a conference committee member. When not with clients, she can be found giving back to her profession through teaching at her local University or volunteering at her local community touch football club, Palm Beach Touch.


Claire Hurley

Rehabilitation Counsellor

Claire Hurley is a Rehabilitation Counsellor and a full member of ASORC, with 15 years’ experience in occupational rehabilitation, training and mentoring, and medicolegal assessments. Claire has a permanent focus on a client-centred approach and the Health Benefits of Good Work when delivering Vocational Counselling services and conducting Vocational Assessments. With solid experience in workers compensation schemes in QLD, NSW and WA, income protection, and life insurance, her understanding of the needs of injured people and other stakeholders assists her to recommend strategies for recovery at work, by confirming clear and appropriate vocational goals and job seeking or education strategies. Claire has directed the design of new employer programs including job seeking preparation and coaching, and implemented workflows with rehabilitation providers and large insurers for value-added assessment processes pertaining to specific schemes.


Marlene Graham

Registered Psychologist

Marlene has an easy-going and direct style.  She has experience using various objective psychological assessments and conducting clinical interviews.  In addition to two decades of providing diagnostic and capacity assessments, including medicolegal, Marlene has had experience in the following areas:

  • Psychological injury/condition management consulting for employers and insurers
  • Clinical research
  • File reviews for insurers and employers
  • Counselling
  • ​Workplace mediation
  • Organisational consultation.

Marlene has a decade of experience in the area of Psychological Injury Rehab Case Management. Significant involvement has been had in the areas of trauma, including PTSD and complex PTSD cases, including working with a team of psychologists on a world-first, globally recognised research program. Marlene also has considerable experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, stress, pain, and personality disorders.  Marlene has completed extensive work with private enterprise  as well as State and Federal Government departments and agencies.  She has worked in multi-disciplinary teams and is used to working collaboratively with other healthcare providers and stakeholders.

Marlene has been registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and the Australian Psychological Society (APS) for over 20 years and is a member of the Rehabilitation Psychology APS special interest group.


Aimee Fuller

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Aimee Fuller is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with over 7 years experience supporting people with illness, injury and disabiltiy to regain their function and independence. Aimee graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology and has since enjoyed working in community health. She brings a gentle and nurturing approach to achieve positive functional outcomes and improved quality of life. 


Communications & Marketing Renae Bourke

Casey Guthrie

Practice Manager

Our Practice Manager, Casey Guthrie, brings a wealth of experience in health care both as a Practice Manager and as a Registered Nurse. She works part-time on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and will be happy to hear from you and answer your questions.


Our Clients

Our Clinics

Brisbane Clinic

100 Edward Street
Brisbane, QLD, 4000

Carina Clinic

830 Old Cleveland Road
Carina, QLD, 4151

Cleveland Clinic

Building 2, Suite 10, 16 Weippin Street
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

Kedron Clinic

Unit 3, 558 Gympie Road
Kedron, QLD, 4031

Springwood Clinic

Dennis Road Medical
18 Dennis Road, Springwood QLD, 4127

Indooroopilly Clinic

Metro West Convenience Centre
620 Moggill Road, Indooroopilly QLD, 4068

Caboolture Clinic

Caboolture Medical Hub
120-124 McKean Street, Caboolture QLD, 4510

Strathpine Clinic

Suite 10, 32 Dixon Street
Strathpine , QLD , 4500

Coomera Clinic

Upper Coomera Centre, 90 Reserve Road
Upper Coomera , QLD, 4209

Broadbeach Clinic

Broadbeach Cultural Precint, Cnr Hooker & Sunshine Boulevards
Broadbeach Waters, QLD, 4218

Burleigh Heads Clinic

18A West Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD, 4220

Noosa Heads Clinic

24 Lanyana Way
Noosa Heads, QLD, 4567

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