Tumelo Dube

BPhysio, MPainMgt


Victoria Essendon
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Tumelo Dube is a Titled Pain Physiotherapist whose remarkable journey sets him apart in the world of healthcare. With a solid foundation in pain management and physiotherapy, Tumelo is dedicated to improving the lives of those dealing with pain.


Tumelo earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Physiotherapy from Griffith University. He then continued his academic journey with a Master’s Degree in Medicine Science (Pain Management) from Sydney University.

Work Experience:

Tumelo boasts over a decade of experience as a Physiotherapist, with a distinguished career at institutions like the Royal North Shore Hospital and the Michael J Cousins Pain Management and Research Centre.
His contributions include some research and publications, such as examining the role of injustice on outcomes following a pain management program and participating in a multi-site study on exercise-induced analgesia.

Having recently moved to Melbourne he is the outgoing Chair of the NSW Pain group for the Australian Physiotherapy Association and was involved in leadership skills and commitment to advancing pain management.

Tumelo also had a role as an executive member at the Agency for Clinical Innovation under NSW Health which allowed him to shape healthcare directives and plans from an allied health perspective, all with a focus on enhancing patient care and satisfaction.


Tumelo’s dedication to education is evident in his role as a tutor and webinar facilitator at the University of Sydney. He imparts his knowledge through CBT skills webinars and pain-related modules, making complex concepts accessible to learners.

In the realm of pain management, Tumelo believes in a patient-centered approach, where every individual’s needs and concerns are addressed.
He combines a compassionate bedside manner with cutting-edge medical knowledge.

For those seeking to change their current management approach and have a better quality of life despite their pain Tumelo Dube is the professional to turn to. Expect a journey towards better pain management with Tumelo as your guide.