meet us

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Steve Davey

BAppSc (Phty), MHSc(Sports Physiotherapy)

APA Sports Physiotherapist, Practice Principal

Steve graduated from his Bachelor degree at Sydney University in 1999 and has gained experience working extensively with various sporting teams and private clinics in Australia and the U.K. Steve completed his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2009, gaining him greater depth of experience in a wide range of elite sporting teams from the Sydney Swans to the Australian Gymnastic Squads. Formerly an elite gymnast and keen footballer himself, Steve thrives on assessing and treating lower limb and pelvic biomechanical injuries and disorders, in order to ensure a quick and sustainable return to sport in all levels of sporting enthusiasts.

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Susanna Davey

BAppSc(Phty)

Physiotherapist, Clinical Pilates Instructor, Certified Therapeutic Infant Massage Instructor

Susanna has over 15 years experience in private practice and, having had 2 children herself, knows the importance of pre and post natal education. She uses this personal experience and her Clinical Pilates and physiotherapy theoretical knowledge to educate women about exercise and strength during and after their pregnancy, including postural and positioning advice for breastfeeding to reduce strain and injury to the neck and thoracic spin. She teaches Clinical Pilates classes to suit all fitness levels for both men and women. A great adjunct to her Clinical Pilates education is the use of Real Time Ultrasound to assess and train the pelvic floor and deep abdominal muscles correctly. She is also a Certified Infant Massage Instructor.

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Lexi Irvine

Practice Manager

Lexi has over 15 years experience in administration and office processes and procedures. Her background in staff and office management in a variety of companies has allowed her to continually grow and develop as a team leader and her calm and friendly manner is a welcome addition to our busy clinic.

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Kate Moss

BSc(Health & SpSc), MPhty

Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapist

Kate has worked in paediatric physiotherapy since commencing clinical practice in 2006. Now largely based at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Kate has a special interest in managing lower limb injuries in children, and has presented widely on these issues at conferences in Australia and abroad, including holding regular clinics in the Pacific Islands. Kate has recently completed a specialist certificate in Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne.

Martin Pettifer

Martin Pettifer

B.ExSc, M.Phty

Physiotherapist

Marty first joined our team a few years ago whilst studying and now he is a qualified Physiotherapist with a Master of Physiotherapy, having already successfully completed his 3 year Bachelor degree in Exercise & Sports Science. Martin’s keen association with AFL teams, and his experience as a trainer provides a great background to his assessments and treatment of sporting injuries. The 2017 winter season saw him working with Mosman Football Club and Mosman Swans Junior AFL teams providing onfield assessments and first aid coverage. Marty has developed exceptional diagnostic ability under the guidance of our senior physios and has confidently and skillfully taken over the majority of our clients with shoulder problems.

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Katrina Lim

Cert IV Massage Therapy Practice, Diploma of Remedial Massage

Remedial/Sports Massage Therapist

Katrina joined the practice in 2011, working in conjunction with our physiotherapy team as well as independently. Kat tailors each remedial massage to suit the needs of her clients, working with them to determine how they can achieve relief for muscular discomfort and tension, improving functional movement and balance with minimal discomfort. Kat loves helping motivated sports enthusiasts (both recreational and elite athletes), by providing massage as part of their training program; be it for maintenance, recovery or injury prevention - so they can realise their full competitive potential. Kat also has an interest in working with clients with Special Needs.

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James Stormon

BAppSc (Phty)

Senior Hand Physiotherapist

James is a senior hand physiotherapist with over 10 years post-graduate experience. He has worked closely with orthopaedic and plastic surgical teams to ensure excellent post-operative outcomes for hand, wrist, and forearm injuries. He has extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of traumatic and non-traumatic injuries. James greatly enjoys the challenge and complexity of managing hand injuries and works closely with patients and surgeons to return optimal hand function.

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Tom Caristo

BAppSc (Phty), MPhty (Sports)

APA Sports Physiotherapist

Tom graduated from his Bachelor degree at Sydney University in 2010. He gained experience working in private clinics and with cricket, netball and swimming squads in Sydney and Brisbane. Tom completed his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2014 and has most recently been involved with treating athletes representing East Asia Pacific Nations, Cricket NSW, NRL Referees and Performing Arts. A keen cricketer himself, Tom relishes the challenge of diagnosing and treating hip, knee and adductor-related injuries, as well as developing safe return-to-sport programs.