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Body Active Physiotherapists


At Body Active we have a commitment to providing you with excellence in Physiotherapy services.

Charles Geddes

Charles graduated from the University of South Australia in 2000 and started his career as a physiotherapist in 2001 at Hornsby Hospital on Sydney’s upper north shore. He then worked throughout the UK in England, Scotland and Wales over a 2 year period and gained varied experience in post-operative orthopaedic surgery management as well as athlete management in sports such as rugby, soccer and cricket. Since returning to Sydney, Charles has worked exclusively in private practice and attends regular education updates and up-skilling courses, aiming to be at the cutting edge of the injury management. He continues to have a keen sporting interest and enjoys treating soccer players, runners and cricketers. Charles has completed extensive Clinical Pilates incorporating this sort of exercise therapy as part of his clients’ rehabilitation, especially those with back pain. In his spare time, Charles pursues an active lifestyle including running; going to the gym; playing tennis and basketball. He personally understands how the effects of injury can impact on a client’s life, both in recreational activity and at work. He is an Australian Physiotherapy Association member.

Kang Shaw

Kang graduated from the University of Sydney and has worked in both major Eastern Sydney hospitals and private practice. He has a special interest in sports and work injury management and during his career has been constantly up-skilling with the latest research and courses. He utilises his skills with sports integrated dry needling and Clinical Pilates to assess and treat all kinds of injuries, specialising in chronic low back and neck pain. An avid snowboarder and gamer, he has a keen understanding of human biomechanics in dynamic action and static posture, evaluating each client individually utilising specific tailor-made treatment plans, placing great emphasis on correct technique and form to facilitate return to work or sport and prevent further injury.

Kayla Chan

Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Kayla was brought up living a very active lifestyle swimming, hiking, and rock climbing. She graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney and with a background in kinesiology, Kayla has a thorough understanding of how the human body moves and functions. She is committed to providing a high level of care using evidence-based practice and is passionate about utilising a holistic approach to therapy. Kayla finds it rewarding to be able to improve the health and well-being of her clients such that they can return to the activities that they love.

Alec Cornelius

Alec graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Physiotherapy. Having had experience in a variety of settings, Alec has a particular passion for musculoskeletal conditions, helping people in pain return to what they love and achieve their goals. An advocate for a healthy lifestyle, Alec promotes exercise as the key to good health and a happy life. He continues to play both cricket and soccer at a high level and enjoys many other sports socially. Having had many injuries in the past himself, Alec is keen to help people recover as quickly as possible and back to performing at their best.