B. App Sc (Physiotherapy) USYD, APAM
Credentialled McKenzie Therapist
Special Interest: Spinal injuries - back and neck pain, referred pain
Jason obtained his Physiotherapy degree from the University of Sydney. He completed his first year graduate program through Ryde Hospital in Sydney before travelling to Canberra to work for musculoskeletal/sports private practices. He has extensive experience in treating spinal and sporting injuries having treated elite professional athletes from the Australian Institute of Sports and the ACT Academy of Sport program, as well as consulting for Federal Government departments.
Jason has very keen interest in treating spinal and spinal related injuries and pain (this also includes referred pain, nerve-related pain and injury, and also jaw disorders). He has been taught by some of the leading spinal physios in this country. He has completed and continuously attends numerous post-graduate courses including the Mulligan Method, the McKenzie Method, the Complete Cervical course, Dry Needling, Male Continence, APA Sports, and has participated in conferences on recent evidence-based approaches. Jason is currently in the process of completing his Masters degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. He is also a Credentialed McKenzie therapist - you will be amazed at the results the McKenzie method can achieve!!
Outside of work, Jason can be seen playing tennis for his local tennis team and spending time with his wife and their baby girl. He also works closely with Universities to assist in clinical research and mentoring physiotherapy students.
Jason is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and its Musculoskeletal Group.
B.App Sc (Exercise & Sports Science), M. Physiotherapy USYD, APAM
Rebecca completed her Bachelors of Applied Science Exercise and Sport Science before going on to study her Masters of Physiotherapy at Sydney University.
Rebecca has had the opportunity to treat numerous work place relate injuries including corporate injuries such as chronic lower back and neck pain. Her focus is on treating underlying ergonomic and postural faults in order to reverse the chronic nature of these injuries while improving function and resolving pain.
Rebecca has completed both level 1 and 2 APPI Matwork Pilates courses (Clinical Pilates). She has a keen interest in core strengthening for all body types, whether you’re pre/post natal, suffering from a chronic lower back pain, an elite sport athlete or just a weekend warrior. Rebecca firmly believes that a strong core will aid in recovery and in most cases prevent further injury
Rebecca is member of the Australia physiotherapy Association (APA).
Bachelor of Management in Sport and Exercise, UTS
Master of Physiotherapy, USYD, APAM
Christian is our "go-to" physiotherapist for sporting injuries.
As an elite Rugby League player himself, Christian is well aware of the sporting injuries that arise from the stresses and strain our body goes through. Having completed his first year training program with our Principal physiotherapist, Jason, he has proven to his patients that he gets results. When it comes to sporting injuries such as shoulder, knee and ankle pain, Christian has become an expert.
Christian is currently the club physiotherapist for North Shore Mariners Football Club and treats as the sole practitioner at North Ryde Medical Centre. He is now a well-known face in North Ryde, both corporate and residential areas.
Sukdeep “Sukhi” Dhaliwal
B. Kin (Exercise Science) UFV, M. Physiotherapy USYD, APAM
Sukhi completed her Bachelors of Kinesiology (Exercise Science) at the University of the Fraser valley in Canada. She has learnt the fundamentals of human movement, including anatomical, physiological, biomechanical, psychological, and sociological perspectives. She was able to work as a student trainer alongside University Athletic Therapists in soccer, volleyball and basketball. Upon graduation Sukhi went onto working as a Kinesiologist in exercise rehabilitation and workplace injury setting. After a year of working as a Kinesiologist Sukhi decided to move to Sydney to complete a Master of Physiotherapy at The University of Sydney.
During Sukhi’s time at the University of Sydney she has gained experience in providing therapy for a wide variety of clients of all ages. Sukhi has a keen interest in sporting injuries and a passion for a quick and safe return to sport. Her focus is on helping reduce the chances of re-injury by providing evidenced based treatment programs that include exercise, manual therapy and education. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, Pilates, cycling and going to the beach.
Sukhi is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA).
Dip Remedial Massage, BA of Management in Sport and Exercise
Qualified remedial massage therapist since 2005, Scott has been working in practice alongside chiropractors and physiotherapists as well as several professional sporting teams and running his own successful mobile massage business. Scott has vast experience working with the general public as well as professional and amateur athletes. Specialising in sports, deep tissue massage and trigger point therapy, Scott enjoys a challenge and loves seeing results and improvements with all of his clients.
Scott has also been teaching massage with the Australian Institute of Fitness for over three years and loves sharing his knowledge and passion for massage with others.
Having always been into sport and health, Scott new from a young age that he wanted to work in this field, it may also have been from all the injuries and treatments he received playing rugby.
Scott enjoys all sports, particularly rugby and cricket and currently play cricket in the summer and touch footy in the winter.
Away from work and sport, Scott loves cooking (making a mess in the kitchen) and enjoy playing the guitar.
Mariska (Clara) Smits
Diploma Remedial Massage, Associate degree in TCM Reflexology
We are excited to introduce our new Remedial Massage therapist Mariska!
Mariska established her own successful clinic in 2010 and works within two chiropractic clinic leaving clients relaxed, impressed, and looking forward to the next session. Mariska is highly skilled incorporating Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Trigger Points and Acupressure and Swedish Massage to address muscular-skeletal problems, reduce stress, relieve pain and assist rehabilitation of injury.
Mariska has had great results with stress management, back, neck, and shoulder problems and headaches. Her background in maternity nursing makes she has a keen interest in Pre-natal and Post pregnancy and she specialises in Maternity Reflexology and Woman's Health.
Holding a Diploma of Remedial Massage and membership with Australian Massage Therapist association and Reflexology Association of Australia coupled with her friendly caring personality, Mariska is dedicated to providing you with quality treatments working not only on the symptoms but also the core of the problem.
Besides being a compassionate therapist Mariska loves exploring the outdoors through scuba diving, hiking and has a passion for travel.
Mariska is looking forward to work with you. She is available by appointment at Wednesday afternoon and Thursday mornings.