Deborah Hunter
Deborah Hunter

Principal Physiotherapist

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.

Alex Green

Exercise Physiologist

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.

PIcture of Alicia Seery, Physiotherapist
Alicia Seery

Physiotherapist

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.

Receptionist

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. 

Receptionist

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. 

Elody Huelmo

Physiotherapist

B Physiotherapy (Hons) UON

Elody is passionate about empowering each and every patient in their rehabilitation journey. Elody has had experience working with orthopaedics, cancer rehabilitation, and musculoskeletal injuries. She has also worked as a sports trainer for AFL, soccer and touch football teams. Outside of the clinic Elody enjoys playing soccer, running, and dining out at new restaurants. 

 

 

Rachael Smart

Exercise Physiologist

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.

Naomi Wright

Receptionist

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.

Shenae Andrews

Physiotherapist

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 Higgins

Administration

Sheree comes to us with a long history as a Medical Receptionist. Her focus is patient care and understanding. 

Rochelle Slade

Administration

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 Falgui

Physiotherapist

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 Lopez

Physiotherapist

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. 

Physiotherapist

Roisin is an experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapist who trained in Ireland and has worked in private practices and aged care settings across Australia and New Zealand. Roisin has a particular interest in exercise prescription and Pilates, as well as women’s health concerns. Roisin has her dry needling certificate and teaches a variety of classes in the clinic. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience and is a great asset to the team.

Physiotherapist

James is an experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapist from New Zealand. James has worked for sports teams, private practice and aged care settings in Australia and New Zealand. James has a strong interest in gym prescription, sports rehabilitation and general musculoskeletal injuries.