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Physiotherapy Staff

At The Sports Physio Clinic, we believe in treating everyone in a professional manner - without forgetting friendliness & compassion. We aim to make a positive difference in the lives of the people we meet - always seeking to help manage & resolve injuries efficiently & effectively to their conclusion.  All staff seek to work as a team, and use the strengths of our colleagues to improve the care of our patients.  We all aim to improve our skills & knowledge through regular professional development, and ensure we remain passionate about the work we do & how we do it.

Andrew Ryan  AppSc(Phty) MHlthSc(SportsPhty) | APA Sports Physiotherapist | Narrabeen |W Pymble

Katie Ryan  BAppSc(Phty) GradDip(SportsPhty) | APA Sports Physiotherapist | NSWIS Accredited

Kandice Goodwin  BPhysio BAppSc(Leis&Hlth) | Narrabeen | Hydrotherapy

Currently completing the Master of Sports Physiotherapy.  Kandice has a special interests in using Real Time Ultrasound in deep core retraining & Women's Health.  

Annie Garrett  BScGradDip(Phty) | Narrabeen

Annie is one of our three most senior physiotherapists who has been at the practice since 1986 managing sporting related injuries for patients of all ages.  She also has a special interest in casts & custom splinting.

Karen Forrester  BAppSc(Phty) | APA Sports Physiotherapist | Narrabeen

Karen is our most senior and experienced physiotherapist, having worked at the practice soon after its opening in 1984.  Karen had the privilege of working with both Greg Craig and Ian Collier in the centre and she has extensive experience and a love of the management of shoulder pathology.

Will Thom   BAppSc(Phty) | West Pymble

Will (“golden hands”) Thom is a senior physiotherapist at the West Pymble clinic with experience in playing & coaching football (Barker College) and in sports physiotherapy for football (soccer).  He has travelled extensively with sport, recently travelling as team physiotherapist to Colombia to the Futsal World Cup 2016.  Will is currently undertaking Masters in Sports Physiotherapy at La Trobe Uni.

Sabrina Dibble  BScGradDip(Phty)GradDip(SportSc) | Narrabeen  

Sabrina is one of our most senior and experienced physiotherapists at Narrabeen.  She has been with us since 1998.

Ibrahim Kerem BAppSc(Ex&Sp) MPhty| West Pymble

Ibrahim has a Master of Physiotherapy and a Sport Science degree, and works at our West Pymble practice.  Having played football and futsal in the NSW Premier league competitions, he has a particular interest in football and sport related rehabilitation.  Ibrahim is currently working as the First team Physiotherapist for Sydney FC and works as an anatomy demonstrator at UTS.  He has a special interest in knee, ankle and adolescent injuries

Lindsay Muir  Bsc | Member APA | Narrabeen | Hydrotherapy

Lindsay joined us from the Australian Rugby Union, and before that, from the UK.  Her background is in rugby union and rowing - herself competing as a member of Junior and Under 23 Great British Rowing squad from 2004-2008 competing internationally at European and World regattas, and locally in the surf boats at Curl Curl.

Penny Hanlon  Narrabeen | Women’s Health & Incontinence Physiotherapy

Penny is an amazing physiotherapist who makes an enormous difference in people’s lives through her special interest in continence & women’s health address a broad range of issues including:

Fiona Johnson MPhty BExSc | West Pymble | Pymble Ladies College

Senior physiotherapist with extensive experience in the management of pelvic and lumbar pain with Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) & Women’s Health.  

Elizabeth Angus (Lizzy)  BPhty | Member APA SPA | Narrabeen | West Pymble | Pymble LC

We welcomed Lizzy to the team in 2017 - she is working at all our locations at present.  Lizzy is also currently completing the Master of Sports Physiotherapy.

Andy Farley  MPhty BHumanMovSt | Member APA SPA | Narrabeen | Hydrotherapy

Andy joined us in 2016, and has recently completed his Level 1 ASCA accreditation.

Carla Shannon BAppSc (Phty) | Pymble Ladies College | West Pymble

Carla has been instrumental in setting up our clinic at Pymble Ladies College.  Her background in figure skating, expertise in cycling assessments/set up and her paediatric experience has enabled her to provide wide ranging skills to the girls.

Tim Bushnell  Mphty BExSc | Level 1 ASCA | Narrabeen  

TSPC welcomes Tim to the team in June 2017.  He has extensive experience in managing injuries associated with rugby union - having worked at both club and NRC level.  

Alice Brown  BHSc MPhty | Member APA SPA | Narrabeen | West Pymble

Alice joined the physio team in 2017 and has experience working in both netball and rugby.

Alicia Quirk BPhty | Pymble Ladies College | Narrabeen

Alicia has joined our Pymble Ladies College and Narrabeen teams in 2017.  You will see Alicia covering sports at PLC on a Saturday, and covering shifts down at Narrabeen when other staff are away.  When she is not saving lives with us, Alicia is representing her country with the Australian Women’s Rugby Sevens - and was part of the gold-winning team in Rio 2016.

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“An APA Sports Physiotherapist is a highly qualified professional with expert knowledge and skills in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries.

An APA Sports Physiotherapist has completed at least four years of university studies & has a comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, crisis management, assessment & treatment of joint & muscle conditions.

In addition, an APA Sports Physiotherapist has undertaken further studies specifically in the management of sports injuries.

An APA Sports Physiotherapist is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and is bound by its professional Code of Conduct.

They have undergone a rigorous selection process to ensure that they have the level of experience & knowledge to be awarded the title”

Australian Physiotherapy Association