Our Staff

Dr. Tim Butson

Dr. Tim Butson is a Rehabilitation Medicine Physician based on the Sunshine Coast. He is a Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and an Associate Member of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians.

Dr. Butson graduated from James Cook University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. He then undertook his junior doctor training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital where he realised his interest in Rehabilitation after working in the Spinal Injuries Unit.

Dr. Butson has since gone on to complete a Diploma of Sports and Exercise Medicine at the University of Otago and a Masters of Sports Medicine at the University of Melbourne.

He has an interest in disability sport, exercise medicine, concussion and spasticity management. He enjoys helping any person, no matter what their goals are and facilitating care amongst the health professionals, families and coaches of his patients in order to achieve the best outcome.

He enjoys spending his spare time with his family and his golden retriever Lenny as well as performing at a sub-average level in triathlons.

If you would like to book in to see Dr. Butson please call 0419 984 362 or email on admin@vo2rehab.com


Elishia de Koning

Elishia is a Senior Neurological Physiotherapist with over 10 years experience treating children, adolescents and adults with a variety of neurological conditions.

Since graduating from Sydney University with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Elishia has achieved a Post Graduate Diploma in Neurological Rehabilitation and utilised her knowledge and skills in tertiary hospital inpatient and outpatient services, not-for-profit organisations, university teaching and student supervision.

Elishia is passionate about providing holistic, patient-centred care and has a special interest in treating clients with hypertonicity disorders, including spasticity and dystonia. She is able to provide both upper and lower limb assessment and intervention, including serial casting, exercise prescription and functional re-training.

If you would like to book in to see Elishia please cal 0419 984 362 or email admin@vo2rehab.com