B Science UNSW; PGD Physiotherapy USyd; and B Arts CU
Deborah has more than 30 years’ experience as a physiotherapist and has further physiotherapy training in Clinical Pilates and the Integrated Systems Model. Her training and experience offers her patients a unique combination of physiotherapy skills and Clinical Pilates training. She has a keen interest in treating patients with complex conditions and the treatment of back and neck pain.
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science; and Master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology (AEP)
Alex is a north-west local who completed her studies in Newcastle and Lismore prior to relocating to Tamworth. She has several years of experience in the industry working with a variety of people from sub-elite athletes through to those with varying chronic health conditions. Alex has a passion for working with the ageing population and enjoys assisting people with managing their age-related barriers to physical activity and improving their quality of life. She has spent over ten years teaching group-based exercise programs and enjoys making exercise with her patients easy and fun! Alex enjoys being active around her property with her fiancé and dogs, playing oztag and competing in horse riding events.
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours), UoN
Alicia has lived in Tamworth for 6 years. Originally from the north-west, she completed her studies at the University of Newcastle before moving to Tamworth. She has previously worked in private practice and has a keen interest in treating neurological conditions. She is passionate about providing a quality service to rural communities. She enjoys competing in horse riding events on the weekend.
Certificate III Business Administration
Bronwyn relocated to Tamworth at the start of 2021. This is her first role in Allied Health, but she brings over 10 years of customer service experience with her, along with her positive energy and enthusiasm for helping the local community with the Move Better for Life team.
Bronwyn has a keen interest in nutritional eating and the health benefits of being outdoors. In her spare time, you’ll find her at the park with her family, quietly reading a book in the sun, or running around on the hockey field.
Heidi has an extensive history in banking, finance, workers compensation, and administration roles. Heidi prides herself on building rapport with people and enjoys assisting both staff and patients throughout the day.
Constantly learning in her role with Move Better for Life, Heidi also has a keen interest in learning how aromatherapy can assist in mental and physical health and well-being.
Outside work Heidi holds a Level 1 Statistician Certificate for basketball, having collected stats at local & national competitions, as well assisting with bench duties at representative weekends.
B Exercise Science and Rehabilitation UOW
Rachael was born and raised in Tamworth, before completing four years of exercise physiology study in Wollongong and recently graduating in 2021. She is excited to improve her exercise physiology skillset by providing holistic and individualised care to those with chronic conditions. Rachael’s studying has allowed her to work with a variety of clients and the opportunity to participate in rehabilitation work with children in Vietnam. Her background in gymnastics provides her with experience and a keen interest in delivering stretching and mobility programs to everyone. In her free time, she enjoys reading, puzzles and hiking.
Only new to the team Naomi relocated to Armidale from South Australia at the beginning of 2022 with her husband and 4 children. She has previously worked in a medical practice reception team and loves helping clients with all their healthcare needs. She enjoys interacting with people of all ages and in her spare time, you will find her cooking up something in her kitchen or spending time with her boys.
B Physiotherapy CSU
Shenae is a Tamworth local and completed her studies at Port Macquarie through Charles Sturt University. She provides high-quality, holistic care for her local community. Shenae has a particular interest in musculoskeletal and sports injuries. She has worked as a sports trainer at the Port Macquarie State Touch Football Cup. Outside the clinic, Shenae enjoys the gym, reading and travelling.
Sheree comes to us with a long history as a Medical Receptionist. Her focus is patient care and understanding.
Rochelle has years of experience working with clients. She enjoys making people feel welcome and likes to share her positive and helpful nature with clients. On weekends, Rochelle likes to share her love of knowledge through relaxing pottery workshops with clients of all ages and she also loves gardening.
Aljon has a lot of experience treating patients in a home setting and a particular interest in treating patients with musculoskeletal and neuromuscular problems.
Ella has a lot of experience treating musculoskeletal, neurological and geriatric patients in home and clinic-based settings. She is enthusiastic to treat patients in their rehab journey.
Amy is an experienced physiotherapist, specialising in the treatment of hand and upper limb injuries.
With over 20 years of experience in musculoskeletal physio, Amy is also a extremely qualified physiotherapist with the Australian Hand Therapy Association.
She offers a fresh approach to conditions ranging from overuse injuries to carpal tunnel to sports injuries to complex trauma.
Joy is an experienced physiotherapist treating people with lower back, knee and shoulder problems. She is passionate about improving the health and well-being of her patients. She has a range of treatment modalities including dry needling.
Jonnalynn is an experienced physiotherapist with an interest treating the older population with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.
George has experience working as a physiotherapist in both clinical setting for over 15 years. He works mostly with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. George is dedicated to help patients with sports and general musculoskeletal injuries in particular neck, back, hip, knee and shoulder injuries.
Christian has worked as a Physiotherapist in a hospital setting for 7 years. It equipped him with a lot of experience in treating a wide range of cases varying from musculoskeletal, neurological, pre-operative, post-operative conditions and geriatrics. It has been a reward to fulfill the role of a Physiotherapist in a hospital setting and has honed him to be the best person he is today.
It has been his passion to provide quality Physiotherapy management to patients with care and motivate them to restore their mobility, improve their overall physical well-being and reach their highest level of function.
He is also a trained dry needling practitioner and has a background in ankle sports rehabilitation.
Daryll is a highly experienced physiotherapist, having worked for over seven years in various healthcare settings. He graduated from Angeles University Foundation and has treated a wide range of conditions, including musculoskeletal and cardiovascular diseases, fractures, strokes, cerebral palsy, amputations, brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries.
Daryll specialises in acute musculoskeletal pain management, impingement treatment, targeted muscle strengthening and lengthening, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation. He is committed to continuous learning in nutrition, exercise physiology, and exercise prescription.