Our team is committed to helping people recover, using sound clinical reasoning, proven treatment strategies and evidence-based practice.
YOUR RECOVERY TEAM
B Physio (Hons) (UniSA)
Emma graduated with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy with First Class Honours from the University of South Australia.
With over six years experience as a sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates instructor at one of South Australia's premier physiotherapy practices, Emma possesses considerable expertise in manual therapy, pain management, mobility management, injury prevention and patient education.
Emma is passionate about Clinical Pilates having used it for her own fitness as well as injury management and rehabilitation for many years.
Emma's special interests include athletic performance and injury prevention; hyper mobility and autonomic dysfunction; headaches and migraines.
In her free time, Emma enjoys travelling, exploring new cities and Muay Thai.
Sarah graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from Macquarie University, after completing a Bachelor of Exercise Science & Rehabilitation from Charles Sturt University.
She is also a qualified personal trainer, strength & conditioning coach, sports trainer and Pilates instructor.
Since graduating, Sarah followed her passion into private practice physiotherapy and continued working as a Trainer in the local area, helping people achieve their health and fitness goals.
She has a special interest in treating sports injuries, and optimising human movement mechanics for injury & pain prevention. Sarah focuses on a holistic approach, identifying the impact that a physical injury & pain can have on other areas of the body and the mind.
Sarah spends majority of her free time in the gym training hard as a competitive powerlifting & obstacle course athlete, and loves creating cake masterpieces.
ROBERT MICHAEL ONG
BAppSc (Phty) Hons I (USYD)
Robert graduated with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney.
Since graduating, Robert has gained experience working at Westmead Rehabilitation Hospital before following his passion for musculoskeletal physiotherapy into private practice.
Robert has a special interest in treating conditions of the neck and shoulder.
Robert approaches injuries from a biomechanical standpoint, aiming to correct maladaptive movement patterns. While he uses manual therapy techniques to encourage movement and reduce pain, he believes the best solution to pain is through exercise and self-management, and instils this in his patients.
Having played competitive sports from a young age, Robert understands the importance of injury management and rehabilitation in returning to sport, as well as the ups and downs that occur during recovery.
When he’s not working, Robert is usually found at the gym, bouldering, or playing tennis, as well as fuelling his coffee addiction. He is also a huge animal lover, having recently adopted a kitten (Archibald) with Osteomyelitis.
MHlthSc (Manip Phty) (USYD)
BAppSc (Phty) (USYD)
Ivan graduated from the University of Sydney and subsequently completed his Masters in Manipulative Physiotherapy. He is an APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.
A physiotherapist for over 15 years, Ivan has gained vast experience working in public hospitals and private practice both in Australia and in the UK.
Ivan’s expertise is diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries. He has vast experience in sports physiotherapy - treating athletes at all different levels.
Ivan treats the cause of the issue and implements self-management strategies and preventative measures to reduce the risk of re-injury.
Ivan has special interests in spinal and musculoskeletal conditions, biomechanics, and post orthopaedic surgical rehabilitation.
In his spare time, Ivan is a keen rugby fan and enjoys a regular game of touch football.
BAppSc (Phty) Hons I (USYD)
Annie graduated with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney.
Annie has experience working with rugby players and also has a wide variety of sporting experience in softball, soccer and tennis. She is passionate about weightlifting and resistance training which has sparked her interest in weightlifting and athletic injuries.
Annie has worked in an inpatient rehabilitation setting, treating patients following orthopaedic surgery and cardiac events. Subsequently, she is also overseeing and contributing to research in both cardiopulmonary disorders and heart failure.
Due to her own history of injuries, Annie has grown to recognise the importance of rehabilitation, strengthening and self-management in recovery. She strives to empower her patients to take control of their health.
In her free time, Annie enjoys playing the piano, training at the gym and doing pilates.