Meet Our team

With an experienced and talented team we believe that Total Physio Manly Vale, Northern Beaches, is a centre of excellence. Our team have decades of local, national and international experience, several of whom have been selected to provide care for the Australian Olympic Team.

Physiotherapists

  • (B.Sc.(Sport), M. Sports Physiotherapy)
  • Founder & APA Titled Sports

+ (B.Sc.(Sport), M. Sports Physiotherapy)

+ Founder & APA Titled Sports

Donna is a Titled Sports Physiotherapist and an accredited provider with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and the New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS).
  • B.App.Sc Physiotherapy, Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence and Women’s Health)
  • APA Titled Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist

+ B.App.Sc Physiotherapy, Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence and Women’s Health)

+ APA Titled Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist

Louise’s area of expertise is Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health and she began in this field in 2005 as one of the first physiotherapists to do so on the Northern Beaches.
  • (B.AppSc)
  • GradDipAppSc(ManipPhysio)
  • CertAppErgonomics
  • APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

+ (B.AppSc)

+ GradDipAppSc(ManipPhysio)

+ CertAppErgonomics

+ APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Jacquelyn has been practising as a Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist for 25 years and has completed further studies in Ergonomics.
  • B. Med Sci (Hons), B.App.Sc. (Physiotherapy)
  • B.App.Sc. (Physiotherapy), M. Advanced Paediatric Physio Practice
  • APA Titled Paediatric Physio

+ B. Med Sci (Hons),

+ B.App.Sc. (Physiotherapy), M. Advanced Paediatric Physio Practice

+ APA Titled Paediatric Physio

Fiona Elliott is an APA Titled Paediatric Physiotherapist. She has expertise in the treatment of children from infants to high school.
  • (Grad.Dip. Physiotherapy)
  • Physiotherapist

(Grad.Dip. Physiotherapy)+ Physiotherapist

Jane is a hand therapist at Total Physiotherapy and has worked there since 2013. She qualified as a physiotherapist in England in 1992 and after two years of working in general areas of physiotherapy, including orthopaedics and sports injuries, she pursued her interest in upper limb injuries.
  • (B. Health Science, Master of Physiotherapy)
  • Physiotherapist

(B. Health Science, Master of Physiotherapy) + Physiotherapist

Sarah takes a holistic approach to injury management of the entire body, with a particular interest in neck, shoulder, upper back and ribcage injuries. She also has special interest in the assessment and management of scoliosis.
  • (B. Physiotherapy)
  • Physiotherapist

(B. Physiotherapy) + Physiotherapist

Stella graduated from ACU in 2020 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, with a special interest in Paediatrics, which she is currently pursuing further studies in.
  • (B.App.Sc. Physiotherapy)
  • Physiotherapist

(B.App.Sc. Physiotherapy) + Physiotherapist

Lucy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Birmingham in 2013.
  • B.App.Sci (Physiotherapy)
  • G.Cert (Pelvic Floor)
  • Prof Cert (Conservative POP Management)
  • Physiotherapist

B.App.Sci (Physiotherapy) + G.Cert (Pelvic Floor) + Prof Cert (Conservative POP Management) + Physiotherapist

Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) from Sydney University. Rebecca has over 20 years’ experience in treating musculoskeletal, sports injuries and Women’s Health and has worked at Total Physiotherapy since 2007.
  • (B.Sc. (Hons) Physiotherapy)
  • Physiotherapist

(B.Sc. (Hons) Physiotherapy) + Physiotherapist

Laura believes in a hands-on approach to physiotherapy using manual therapy & muscle release techniques in conjunction with appropriate exercises and self-release techniques.
  • (B.App.Sc. Physiotherapy)
  • Physiotherapist +APAM

(B.App.Sc. Physiotherapy) + Physiotherapist +APAM

Margo has over 25 years of physiotherapy experience in both hospital and private practice in Australia, UK and China with additional training and experience in women’s pelvic health physiotherapy and childbirth education.
  • (B.Phyty Physiotherapy)
  • Physiotherapist

(B.Phyty Physiotherapy) + Physiotherapist

Gunda qualified as a physiotherapist in Germany in 2002. She moved to Australia in 2007 and has worked in hospitals and private practice.

Exercise Physiologists

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology)
  • Accredited Exercise Physiologist

(Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology)) + Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Nathan graduated from The University of Sydney in 2018 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) and has since been working as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist in a wide variety of settings.
  • Bachelor of Exercise Physiology
  • Accredited Exercise Physiologist

(Bachelor of Exercise Physiology) + Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Jemma graduated from UNSW in 2013 with a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology and has since held a range of different roles across the medical and allied health industry…
  • (Diploma of Remedial Massage, MClinExPhys ESSAM)
  • Remedial Massage Therapist + Accredited Exercise Physiologist

(Diploma of Remedial Massage, MClinExPhys ESSAM) + Remedial Massage Therapist + Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Jo has been working as a remedial massage therapist alongside numerous physiotherapists for the past 8 years, giving her an understanding of how the two professions complement each other.

Massage Therapists

  • (Adv.Dip.App.Sc. Myotherapy)
  • Remedial Massage Therapist

(Adv.Dip.App.Sc. Myotherapy)+ Remedial Massage Therapist

Since completing an Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy in 1996, Clara has had extensive experience as a massage therapist.
  • Diploma of Sports and Remedial Massage

Diploma of Sports and Remedial Massage

Ricky has experience in deep tissue and remedial massage as well as Mysofascial and soft tissue release techniques. He has travelled to over 90 countries learning different types of massage from Shiatsu in Japan to Thai massage.