World Physiotherapy Day is celebrated every year so physiotherapists are able to raise awareness about the crucial role they play in keeping people healthy, safe as well as independent and mobile. This year physiotherapists role in chronic pain is the theme...
Tendon Pain Pain coming from one of our tendons is a common condition seen in the clinic. Common examples include Achilles tendinopathy, Patella tendinopathy, Rotator Cuff tendinopathy, and Tennis Elbow. Tendinitis? Tendinosis? Tendinopathy? Which one is it? Generally...
Declining strength is a common problem in older people. This is because muscle strength is driven by the stimulus we provide to that particular muscle. In other words, we “use it or lose it” Lifestyle changes can mean we have reduced activity as we get older. Further,...
What Is It? Tradies National Health Month, which runs throughout August, places a firm focus on the health of Australia’s tradies. While we’ve seen improvements, according to Safe Work Australia our trade industry accounts for 58 per cent of serious claims for...
‘I’ve just joined a gym and I’m ready to get strong, but I don’t know where to start!’ How do I build muscle? Muscles grow and get stronger as they react to the stresses we put on them. That means the exercise needs to heavy/difficult and it needs to make us...
Digby has been a physiotherapist here at Dynamic Motion for the last 4 months working at Galston. Growing up in Normanhurst Digby had a strong interest in sports, predominantly football (soccer), tennis and cricket with the occasional surfing trip added in....
ACL Rehab The Anterior Cruciate Ligament is one of the more well known injuries because of its slow recovery time. The general expectation is for recovery to take 9-12 months. Why does it take so long? Well there is a lot involved… Rehab begins even...
What is an ACL Injury? Injury to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in the knee is one of the most feared injuries across the sporting world. This is mainly because of the extensive rehabilitation involved and the prospect of needing surgical intervention. The ACL...
Sam is our latest recruit here at Dynamic Motion Physiotherapy joining our team of physiotherapists. Sam started his studies at UTS undertaking a bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science. His aim was to acquire the prerequisite knowledge from this degree to study within...
What is dry needling? Dry needling involves inserting a very thin needle into a muscle in order to reduce muscle tension and pain. How does it work? There is considerable evidence available that dry needling works. However, there are various theories...
Greg is our new Remedial Massage Therapist and offers a wide variety of treatment options allowing you to invest in your health and well-being. Whether you are in need of stress relief or relaxation after a long day, or a firm deep tissue release to improve your sporting performance, Greg is more than qualified to deal with your individual needs. He has experience working with elite athletes recovering from the rigours of training to helping people with injuries get back to everyday living.
Greg has a brilliant clinical knowledge base, and works closely with our physiotherapists to ensure optimal care for all clients. Greg studied his Certificate 4 in Massage Therapy and Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy, including specialised training as a Sports Trainer Functional Movement Therapist, at the Australian Institute of Fitness. His is well qualified to treat all your aches and pains, improve your sports performance, or to simply help you wind down after a stressful week.
Book now to let Greg help you perform at your best!
Having been a resident of the Hornsby area for over 20 years, Alex has spent much of his time in private practice, striving to improve the health of the Hornsby and surrounding community thorough exercise.
Alex has vast experience treating war veterans and providing safe and effective exercise to people with a wide range of needs and physical abilities.
He has a particular interest in strength and conditioning, Improving the health of people with chronic disease and pain, as well as treating lower back pain and improving core strength.
Before becoming an Exercise Physiologist, Alex worked in retail pharmacy, where he expanded his knowledge of medications and over-the-counter supplements.
During his time off, Alex is often still at the gym lifting weights, or navigating one of Sydney’s mountain bike trails.
Mitch has completed 5 years total study at ACU, finishing most recently his Masters of Exercise Physiology. His background in sports such as CrossFit, Rugby, Touch football, and Athletics aids him to provide sports specific return to play rehabilitation. Also his prior experience with chronic disease clientele shows Mitch is capable of providing the best service for all clientele.
Mitch aims to empower and bring the best out in his clients through individualised and targeted exercise treatment through one on one consultations and group exercise class settings.
You can find Mitch in his spare time at the gym competing in olympic weightlifting or out at the beach going for a swim or surf.
Sam started his studies at UTS undertaking a bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science. In total completing 5 years of study and receiving his Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science and Masters of Physiotherapy.
Sam’s objectives is for his patients is to improve their quality of life and empower them to take an active role in looking after their health to maximise function throughout life.
In his spare time he chooses to focus on swimming, he has joined an adult fitness squad where he trains for 1hr sessions and tries to fit 2 more additional training sessions in per week.
Digby has experience working as a Physiotherapist in private practice, teaching pilates, working in aged care, covering elite sports games and assisting with rehabilitation.
After finishing his degree, Digby moved to a rural town in north west NSW where he worked in a private practice gaining experience working with children, adolescents and adults with a wide range of conditions.
He has since moved back to Sydney and has been working as a physiotherapist for a prominent National Premier League football team, giving him a strong background in sports injury rehabilitation.
When Digby‘s not helping injured player’s with their rehab, you can find him out there on the football field playing for his local team, going camping and hiking, or at the beach.
Physiotherapist Matthew Abeshouse comes from a broad background of private practice, sports, Pilates, hospital, and rehabilitation. This has lent him skills to work with patients of all ages, and across all walks of life.
Matthew prides himself on delivering up to date physiotherapy practice. He has postgraduate training in manual therapies and dry needling and pairs these skills with a focus on exercise therapies. Matthew believes exercise is often the key ingredient that will guide you towards recovery, and will work with you to find a program that can allow you to excel.
Matthew’s special interests include back pain and lower limb injuries, but welcomes everything and anything!
Esther has a keen focus on active recovery, having worked as a mobile physiotherapist with retirement villages prior to taking her position with us at DMP. During this time she completed balance training “Stepping On”, ran exercises classes, hydrotherapy, Tai chi, and at home rehabilitation.
Within her field of work, Esther takes particular interest in chronic pain, back pain, knees, womens health and sports physiotherapy, and enjoys working with patients to aid their recovery.
Outside her clinic hours at DMP you’ll find her with the Australian Ice Hockey League as the physio for the Sydney Bears and Australian Women’s Ice Hockey team the Sydney Sirens.
When she finds free time, Esther loves escaping to the coast surfing, snorkelling, doing anything at the beach with her young family. She also enjoys hiking and camping, and during winter you’ll need to watch carefully as she’ll fly past you on the slopes!
Jennie trained in Sydney and has a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc), Post Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy and a Master of Management. Jennie has almost 25 years clinical experience in the Public Hospital system including several years experience in her areas of clinical special interest: hand injuries/conditions and women’s health – including pregnancy, ante and post natal education and pelvic floor management for women of all ages.
Jennie has managed the Physiotherapy Department for Nepean and Hornsby Hospitals for 12 years, has been a member and chairperson for the OH&S; Committees of Nepean and Hornsby Hospitals and has been a member of the APA council. She is delighted to be working at Berowra Physiotherapy on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.
Jackie trained as a physiotherapist in Birmingham, UK qualifying in 1987. She worked in London before immigrating to Australia in 1995. After working for another private practice for 7 years Jackie decided to start Berowra Physiotherapy in 2003. This was also the year she took the exam to become a credentialed McKenzie therapist.
Jackie has also completed level 2 sports course and regularly attends post graduate seminars and courses. Jackie takes a very functional approach to treatment seeing it as a partnership between therapist and patient and keeping exercises simple and manageable.
Darren has worked as a physiotherapist for over 20 years and has a passion for helping people to move at their best.
He believes in taking a holistic approach to injury management and uses hands-on therapy, advice and exercise as medicine, including Physio Pilates.
Darren has extensive experience in treating all types of musculoskeletal problems and sports injury rehabilitation and performance improvement. He is also trained in dry needling (Western acupuncture).
On the weekend you will find Darren out playing on the soccer field, spending time with his beautiful wife and three active kids, at church, or trying to catch that perfect wave.
Having worked as a physio for many years, Simone has had a wide variety of experience in both public and private physiotherapy settings, working the last 7 years in private practice. Simone has developed a special interest in treating foot and ankle injuries, running injuries, jaw pain (TMJ) and posture- related back and neck pain.
Simone has vast experience working with elite sporting teams and athletes including Premier League football, rugby, track and field, Australian baseball, and swimming.
Simone is passionate about helping people move well and stay active. She has a plenty of experience in running video analysis, and hands on manual therapy as well as dry needling / acupuncture, and helping develop and retrain ideal movement.
When not in the clinic, you will find her out running, at the beach or spending time with family and friends.