Russell is an APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist and has been working on the Sunshine Coast since 1992. He is a consultant physiotherapist for the Queensland Academy of Sport, being heavily involved with the swimming program since 2003. Russell has travelled extensively, both internationally and interstate, with Australian and Queensland swimming teams. He was the lead physiotherapist for the Australian Swimming team at the Tokyo Olympics.
His special interests include:
- shoulder and neck injuries
- correcting muscle imbalances to improve posture and optimise sports performance