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Kayla Chan @ Alexandria
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.
Kayla is available at Alexandria 7:30am to 4:30pm Mondays to Thursdays, and 7:30am to 12:30pm Fridays.
Charles Geddes @ Alexandria
Charles graduated from the University of South Australia in 2000 and is entering his 22nd year as a physiotherapist. He started his career as a physiotherapist at Hornsby Hospital and then travelled throughout the UK in England, Scotland and Wales over a 2 year period working as a physiotherapist. He gained 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 AFL players, soccer players, runners and basketballers. Charles has completed extensive Clinical Pilates training incorporating this sort of exercise therapy as part of his clients’ rehabilitation, especially those with back pain. Away from the Clinic Charles has his hands full with 3 little boys, including twins! Apart for chasing after them he also pursues an active lifestyle including running; going to the gym and playing social basketball. He is an Australian Physiotherapy Association member.
Charles is available at Alexandria 9am to 1pm Monday through Saturdays, and afternoons till 5pm on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Kang Shaw @ Alexandria
Kang graduated from the University of Sydney and has over 10 years experience in both major Eastern Sydney hospitals and sports 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, with a history in competitive state level Athletics, he has an expert 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.
Kang is available at Alexandria 11:30am to 6pm Mondays to Fridays, and Saturday mornings from 9am to 12:30pm.
Alec Cornelius @ Mascot
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.
Alec is available at Mascot 8:30am to 5pm Mondays to Fridays.
Lauren Wilson @ Mascot
Lauren graduated from the Australian Catholic University and began her physiotherapy career working at a major tertiary hospital in Sydney. Lauren also has experience across numerous physiotherapy settings including providing outreach musculoskeletal physiotherapy to patients living in rural NSW via the Royal flying doctor service. Lauren’s interests include sport and work-related injuries as she is driven to provide evidence-based practice to enable patients to return to what makes them happy. Lauren believes an active lifestyle plays an important part in injury prevention as she also enjoys doing coastal walks and attending gym classes such as body pump and spin.
Lauren is available at Mascot 9:30am to 12pm Mondays, 9:30am to 6pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, and to 5pm Fridays.