BSc (Hons), M. Physiotherapy (Sports)
Andrew is both a UK and Australian-trained physiotherapist. He completed his undergraduate training in the UK at the University of Brighton in 1996, and his Master of Physiotherapy (Sports) at The University of South Australia in 2001. His education has continued throughout his career with courses and training, including Clinical Pilates, the treatment of Positional Vertigo (Dizziness) and the use of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture for pain relief.
Andrew has worked as the head physiotherapist for Middlesex County Cricket Club, based at Lord’s cricket ground in London, and for Lewes Rugby Club, also in the UK. Now firmly settled with his family in Adelaide he works on recreational athletes, and a varied mix of clients, with an evidence based approach to assessment and treatment.
A one-time Marathon runner, he still finds the time for the occasional light jog, and he makes it out onto the soccer field as the coach for his sons U9 side. He tries to master the art of making pizza, and enjoys the odd glass of local wine.
B App Sc, M. Physiotherapy (Sports)
Ania graduated top of her class from the University of South Australia in 2001 where she completed her Masters Degree in Physiotherapy (Sports) and was awarded The Marie-Hammond prize for the most outstanding academic achievement that year. She studied for a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia, graduating in 1996. She continued her involvement with the University as a clinical educator with undergraduate physiotherapists and with physiotherapists studying for their Masters degrees.
Ania has 18 years experience in treating spinal and sports injuries. She has worked at the Womens and Childrens Hospital in Adelaide, treating paediatric as well as pre- and post-natal conditions. Ania has worked in hospitals and private clinics in the UK, and for more than 10 years in private practice in Adelaide where she puts her training in the diagnosis and advanced management of musculoskeletal injuries to good use.
When not at work Ania spends her time with her two young children, and while she occasionally fits in a run, is more likely to be found having a stroll along the beach.
B App Sc Physiotherapy
Christie is a graduate of the University of South Australia where she gained her degree in Physiotherapy in 2000. She has continually advanced her education with courses, particularly concerning her passion for movement and exercise. She is trained in Clinical Pilates, the Smartball for rehabilitation and exercise, Heartmoves, as well as No Lift No Injury techniques.
Christie has developed a special interest in the shoulder region and how improving shoulder stability can maximise movement and strength. Christies other special interest is in falls prevention and impaired balance, conditions particularly concerning for the elderly.
Christie understands the work-life balance, and the relationship between mind and body. Out of work she enjoys spending time with her young daughter, and commits to keeping fit. Christie encourages her patients to follow in, and gain from this same philosophy.
B App Sc Physiotherapy
Emma spent more than 10 years working with clients in the sports and fitness industry, as a personal trainer, as well as a hockey and swimming instructor. Her passion for people and health led her in 2013 to complete a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia. Emma has further studied in Dry Needling Techniques.
Emmas knowledge of Pilates, yoga, meditation and relaxation techniques is incorporated into her patients experience. She has special interests in women’s health issues, sports and children’s health, and a developed understanding of issues surrounding chronic pain.
Emma is passionate about helping people of all ages and backgrounds get back on their feet after injury, avoid problems in the future, and make some positive health choices. With this she leads by example, and continues to play for The North-East Hockey Club.