All of our staff and physios are highly qualified and experienced in their fields of expertise. Each specialise in many approaches of allied health and massage with the goal of maintaining optimal health and well-being throughout your life.
Our Physiotherapists, with the support of our massage therapists and physiotherapy aides, provide a hands on approach to your treatment, offering a variety of methods and manipulations to ease away those aches and pains. Each staff member consistently up skills their knowledge and qualifications through training, in-services and courses.
CHAR - OWNER, OPERATOR
I have been running physiotherapy practices for the last 15 years throughout the Newcastle and Central Coast areas. Due to my diversity, I work with physiotherapists, as well as office and company administration tasks. My qualifications include Diploma of Massage Therapy and Cert IV in Allied Health Services. I specialise in massage for headache and migraine relief.
KAREN - RECEPTION SUPER STAR
My role within this thriving business is to assist with the administrative side of things. I bring a wealth of experience to the role, if you have any questions regarding EPC, Medicare, Third Party Insurance claims and Workers Compensation claims, I can assist you to make the process clearer and not so daunting. I feel extremely grateful to have such competent and reliable staff to work with.
NIAMH - PHYSIOTHERAPIST
I completed my Masters of Physiotherapy in 2008. Prior to this, I studied Sport and Exercise Science in Limerick, Ireland. I have worked at Edgeworth Physiotherapy since 2011. I love working with this team, my passion includes working with children in pediatric treatment and Women's health aliments including incontinence and post pregnancy rehabilitation. Appointments available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
DANI - PHYSIOTHERAPIST
I moved to Newcastle in 2008 to study physiotherapy, graduating in 2011. My treatment style is very holistic and health based. I have a passion in sport and I specialise in treating dancers, gymnasts, runners and ball sports people. Other areas of specialty include foot pain, hip pain, hyper-mobility, dry needling, biomechanical assessment and exercise programs. Appointments available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
TRACY - PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Growing up in Zimbabwe and South Africa I graduated my Physiotherapy degree in 2006 and further completed my Masters in 2011. I have extensive experience working with Workers Compensation cases, early prevention, injury rehabilitation and return to work. I am a long distance runner and enjoy a challenge. Appointments available Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
COURTNEY - PHYSIOTHERAPIST
I moved to Newcastle from a small country town to study Physiotherapy, graduating in 2017. I completed my graduate program in a major Sydney hospital and am enjoying being in a private practice where I can utilise my Pilates and exercise knowledge in a holistic care plan. I believe each person is an individual and their treatment should reflect that. In my spare time, I enjoy team sports and running around with my dog. Appointments available Monday – Friday. On a Tuesday & Thursday evening at 5:30pm I run a Pilates class to provide strength, stability and overall wellbeing. Bookings essential - please contact reception.
ASHTON - PHYSIOTHERAPIST
On completion of my degree in 2017 I have
predominantly worked in Sydney before moving to Newcastle. I believe in
holistic treatment where as you the patient will learn the skills and exercises
to maintain and reduce your pain. With a personalised exercise plan as well as
hands on treatments to provide optimal results together we can reach your goals.
In my spare time I enjoy the beach and going to the gym. Appointments available
Monday – Friday
NIC - MASSAGE THERAPIST / PHYSIOTHERAPY AIDE
I completed my Diploma of Massage back in 2005 have also completed my Certificate IV in Allied Health - Physiotherapy Assistant. I feel passionate about my work and want to encourage and support you to be the best person you can be. I am passionate about easing pain and increasing movement in a holistic manner and mind set. I have a special interest in the neck, shoulder and jaw area as well as paediatric rehabilitation and how what we eat relates to our body conditions and inflammation responses. On a Monday evening at 6:00pm I also run a stretch and stability class to provide relief with those daily stresses we place on our bodies - Booking essential - please contact reception.
EMMA - MASSAGE THERAPIST / PHYSIOTHERAPY AIDE / RECEPTION
I am a working mother of two and have an understanding of the stresses and strains put on us in all walks of life. I decided to change my career and head down the path of healing with my hands to help people who do not feel a balance with their mind and body; I work as a massage therapist providing 1 hour long treatments, a physio aide and also on reception on a Tuesday. I have completed my Diploma in Sports and Remedial Therapy and my Cert IV in Allied Health with a further interest in dry needling and aged care massage. My aim is to restore and promote balance and wellbeing in the mind and body of my clients.
MARNIE - PHYSIOTHERAPY AIDE
I have been working as a qualified physiotherapy aide since 2008 with a lot of experience in a hospital based rehabilitation setting. My knowledge in exercise based treatments will have you back on your feet sooner rather than later. I have an extensive understanding in post-operative care and have an interest in Sports Therapy and Strapping.
JEMMA - MASSAGE THERAPIST
I have completed the Diploma in Sports and Remedial Therapy. My role as a massage therapist gives me the opportunity to work with like minded people and do something I am passionate about each day. In my spare time I have played Representative Woman's Basketball and also A grade Soccer - so I am very passionate about sports related injuries and prevention.
THALIA - MASSAGE THERAPIST
I have completed my Diploma in Sports and Remedial
Therapy but have been working as a qualified beauty and therapeutic massage
therapist for many years. I believe in treating each whole person as an
individual. I am enjoying working with a Physiotherapist to assist and provide
quality care for your treatment.
KI - MASSAGE THERAPIST
I am currently completing my Diploma in Sports and
Remedial Therapy and also Certificate IV in Allied Health. My family and I have
recently moved from Port Macquarie where I have been massaging in a therapeutic
setting for some time. I am passionate about treating each person holistically
and achieving treatment goals.
What qualifications do you need as a physiotherapist?
In order to work as a physiotherapist in Australia, you must hold a relevant university degree, for example a Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy or a Master of Physiotherapy. In addition, under Australian law all physios must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA) as well as complete 20 hours of Continued Professional Development (CPD) annually.
What qualifications do you need as a massage therapist?
Massage therapists are trained and qualified to address issues with your body’s soft tissue as well as treat pain, discomfort and other injury conditions. As well as general massage therapy, therapists may attain skills and qualifications to practice more specialist massage forms including remedial, sports, or relaxation massage. To become a qualified massage therapist in Australia, you are required to complete a Certificate IV in Massage Therapy, with many completing further training through a Diploma of Remedial Massage.