He places a high priority on keeping informed about the latest research and treatment techniques in the field of musculoskeletal medicine.

The health professions are highly represented in Philip’s family. His wife is a physiotherapist, one of his sons is an osteopath and another son is a pharmacist. When not teaching or treating patients, Philip spends his time being the Victorian member of the Osteopathy Board of Australia, playing golf, relaxing at Blairgowrie or barracking for Collingwood with his four sons.