Natasha studied a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at Sydney University. Since graduating, she has worked in private practices on the Northern Beaches, gaining valuable experience treating sports and everyday injuries, as well as rehabilitation and post-operative therapies across all ages.
Natasha is always keeping up to date with new research and continuing to develop her knowledge. She has completed post graduate courses in TMJ dysfunction, Clinical Pilates, acupuncture and dry needling, as well as assessment and treatment of regions such as the pelvis, lower back, thoracic spine, neck, elbow and wrist. Growing up, she was an elite gymnast, training competitively for 10 years. Through this, she developed her passion for physiotherapy and her special interest in sports injuries. She has the privilege of working closely with North Narrabeen Academy of Gymnastics, Freshstart Gym, Crossfit Conditioning athletes, Narrabeen Sports High School, dancers and Gymstars Cheerleading athletes.
Natasha uses a combination of hands on and exercise based therapy in her treatments for optimal recovery from injuries. She believes it is important to address the current problem as well as adapt long term changes into your lifestyle and exercise routine. She encourages self management and ensures prevention of further injuries.
Physiotherapist - Narrabeen
Erica studied a Doctor of Physiotherapy at Macquarie University. On graduating, she worked in private practice in Hervey Bay, Queensland, until her return to Sydney. She has experience treating a wide range of acute and chronic conditions, including musculoskeletal, cardio respiratory and neurological conditions. She has worked with a number of sports teams, primarily in AFL, including the Sydney Swans.
Erica continues to develop her assessment and treatment skills. She has completed the APA Level 1 Sports Physiotherapy course, and further training in dry needling and muscle energy techniques to treat pelvic dysfunction. She has been involved in competitive sports for many years, including swimming and surf boat rowing, through a number of Northern Beaches surf lifesaving clubs. She enjoys working closely with Freshstart Gym, Crossfit Conditioning athletes, Narrabeen Sports High School, surf boat rowers, surf sports athletes and distance runners on injury prevention, exercise prescription and injury management.
Through her own experiences with injury, she developed an interest in working with back and shoulder injuries. She is passionate about rehabilitation to assist active people to return to their full potential after injury. The focus of Erica’s treatment is to build self management skills, to allow the safe return to exercise and activities and promote long term benefits.
Physiotherapist - Narrabeen
Camilla studied a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. She has extensive experience in rehabilitation, treating patients with orthopaedic, neurological, surgical, cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal conditions. She has recently been involved in an outpatient hospital clinic and has been working as part of a bustling emergency department managing a broad range of acute injuries.
Camilla has completed further study in acupuncture and dry needling, aquatic physiotherapy and courses on shoulder, spinal and hip rehabilitation. She is passionate about the outdoors and being active. She enjoys golf, horse-riding, snowboarding and has played club hockey for over ten years. It is through this that Camilla has dedicated herself to optimising the quality of life of her clients.
Camilla has enhanced skills in exercise prescription as well as manual therapy. Each of her treatment sessions are tailored to manage the precise needs and goals of her patient. The focus of her treatment is to target the source of the problem and ensure prevention of further injuries through education and self management.
Physiotherapist - Northbridge
Rhys studied a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. He has experience working in a broad range of areas including sports, aged care, hydrotherapy and neurological rehabilitation. He also has experience in workplaces providing education and training on injury prevention and safe work practices.
He has a strong sport and fitness background which has lead to his interest in physiotherapy. He applies a thorough assessment to determine the source of the symptoms. He has extensive experience in exercise management and Clinical Pilates and uses this knowledge to develop exercise programs to assist with correcting movement patterns. He also focuses on injury avoidance to ensure everyone in his care gets the most out of their active lifestyle.
Physiotherapist - Narrabeen and Northbridge
Jackie completed a bachelor of Physiotherapy at The Australian Catholic University. After graduating she worked in a private practice in Adelaide treating a range of musculoskeletal conditions. Her experience has a strong focus on Pilates, in which she has completed further education. Additionally, she has completed courses in dry needling and lumbar and pelvis assessment and treatment.
Jackie's interest in physiotherapy began with playing a range of sports growing up, including gymnastics and swimming. She experienced many recurring injuries during her sporting years, which sparked an interest in determining the cause and developing preventive programs.