Physiotherapists are movement experts, specialising in assessing, diagnosing and treating injury as well as pain and movement dysfunction.
Our highly experienced Physiotherapists use the latest in hands on therapy and clinical exercise rehabilitation to help you move well, and pain free. We believe in a wholistic approach to health care and one on one personalised care in all our treatment sessions.
Physiotherapy treatment may include:
- Assessment and diagnosis of Injury, pain and movement dysfunction
- Hands on therapy:
- Soft tissue massage
- trigger point release
- joint mobilisation and manipulation
- muscle energy
- stretching and myofacial release.
- Injury and pathology specific exercise prescription
- Postsurgical rehabilitation
- Reduction in swelling, pain and inflammation.
- Management of sports injuries and improving sporting performance
- Treatment of chronic pain pathology
- Dry needling/acupuncture
- Advice and education
- Ergonomic assessment and advice
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Initial Consult (30 mins)
Short Review Consultation (30 mins)
Extended Consultation (60 mins)