At Sydney Physio Group, we believe in getting you back to your full potential as quickly as possible. Our highly skilled and passionate physios will work with you to achieve your goals, no matter how big or small.



Treatment is aimed to relieve your pain and restore function as quickly as possible. This can be through ‘hands on’ techniques such as soft tissue massage, joint mobilisation, postural correction, electrotherapy, dry needling and exercise therapy.

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Physiotherapists are increasingly using dry needling techniques (a fusion of traditional Eastern methods and Trigger Point therapy) to compliment manual therapies when treating a range of musculoskeletal conditions.

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Control of the deep abdominal muscles plays an integral part in the health of your back. Those with a history of lower back pain have been shown to have diminished strength and control in the muscles that stabilise the spine.

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We Have Extensive Experience

Whether your injuries are new or old, sport or non-sport related, we are here to assess, diagnose and treat your pain and injuries.
We believe in a holistic approach to treatment. That is, looking beyond the immediate symptoms to address the root cause of the problem and actively taking steps to prevent the issue returning.
Whether you’ve just hurt your knee playing football, woken with a stiff neck, or getting fed up with the niggle in your lower back, now is the time to come and see us!


Our physio team has a vast range of experiences and training to help you in a range of expert areas such as back and neck pain, women Health, pre/postnatal and pilates.


Alex has been treating locals for over ten years since graduating with a Masters degree from The University of Sydney. He started his career as a sports scientist.


Sarah’s special interest include group exercise, sports injuries and dry needling. Sarah has an extensive background in sport and exercise.

Brent Kelly
Brent KellyFreshwater Physiotherapist

Brent has entensive experience in sports injuries and exercise prescription.

Ava Loiskandl
Ava LoiskandlFreshwater/Waverton Physiotherapist

Ava grew up in Canada participating in any sport she could get her hands on. Her extensive sport and exercise background eventually lead her down to Australia where she completed her Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney.

When she’s not in the clinic, you’ll find Ava either out in the water or training up for her latest sporting goal.

Brianna Henderson
Brianna Henderson Freshwater Physiotherapist

Growing up on the coast, Brianna has an energetic and holistic approach to life. She understands the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and aims to have a positive impact on the community.

Brianna has a special interest in treating:

· Running injuries and kinematics
· Ankle injuries
· Sporting injuries / Return to sport progressions
· Women’s Health

Zara Nelson
Zara NelsonWaverton Physiotherapist

Having grown up playing elite tennis and having coached for 5 years, she has a keen interest in sports injuries and getting people back to their best.

Zara’s special interests are:
•Sporting injuries and rehabilitation

•Shoulder injuries

•Knee injuries

In her free time Zara enjoys going on walks, going to the beach and re-exploring Sydney.

Jessica Kingsford
Jessica KingsfordWaverton Physiotherapist

Jesica has had
experience treating workplace and postural conditions and
pregnancy/postnatal condition while working in the CBD. She has also worked in post-op rehabilitation, sporting
and adolescent injures on the North Shore.

Elizabeth Rigg
Elizabeth RiggNorth Ryde Physiotherapist

Elizabeth has developed a specialised interest in knee injuries and pain, rehabilitation resolving these injuries as well as preventing future injury.

Ashley Saba
Ashley SabaNorth Ryde Physiotherapist

With a bubbly and outgoing personality, Ashley is passionate about the prevention of injuries as well as exercise-based rehabilitation to help you achieve your goals with physiotherapy.

Sam Barnes
Sam BarnesNorth Ryde Physiotherapist

Sam completed his Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. After suffering multiple sporting injuries at a young age, he understands the importance of proper rehabilitation By combining effective manual therapy and specific exercise prescription.

Scott Lyon
Scott LyonNorth Ryde Physiotherapist

Scott has completed an Undergraduate degree at Western Sydney University and enjoys hiking and crossfit.

Monique PascoeWaverton Front Office Staff

Mia Chippendale
Mia ChippendaleWaverton Front Office Staff

Mia is part of our front office team at Waverton who lives locally and works at the clinic between studying education. She is an avid netball player and enjoys spending time outdoors and with friends.

Louise Bonthrone
Louise BonthroneWaverton Front Office Staff

Louise is part of the Front Office Team at Waverton.

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