Meet the Team

Physiotherapists


Sydney Sports Physio

Sydney Sports PhysioThomas Wyer

Tom is the founder and director of PhysiCo City Physiotherapy in Sydney CBD. Tom graduated with a Bachelor in Applied Science in Physiotherapy from The University of Sydney and has also attained  his masters in Sports Physio and Level 2 Sports physiotherapist.

Tom’s experience includes private practice and 8 Seasons working with NRL teams including the Cronulla Sharks and the West Tigers. Gaining a strong foundation in a variety of sporting injuries & biomechanics of the pelvis and lower limb. Tom also has extensive experience with back pain, neck pain and motor vehicle accidents.

Tom works with a holistic approach, treating the cause, prescribing exercises to reduce further episodes and promote better strength and performance.

Tom is a local boy having grown up at Bondi Beach, Sydney. In his spare time Tom loves to go surfing, having surfed all the infamous breaks around the world and with interests in swimming, running and Yoga.

QUALIFICATIONS
B.App.Sc. (Physiotherapy) MAPA
Level 2 Sports Physiotherapy
Studio Pilates Level 1 Matt Instructor
Post Grad Sports Physiotherapy
MBA

AFFILIATIONS
Work Cover Accredited (www.workcover.nsw.gov.au)
Bupa Preferred Provider (http://www.bupa.com.au/find-a-provider)

team_kellyKelly Parbery

Kelly graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney. She is a committed and ambitious Physiotherapist, who has extensive experience managing the needs of patients with a wide variety of acute or chronic conditions. Her experience has come from working within public hospitals, in-patient rehabilitation facilities, private practice and has been involved with various sporting clubs such as the Sydney Scorpions. Kelly has a very hands-on and exercise prescription approach, with strong beliefs in patient education and evidence based practice. Kelly prides herself of getting results using a variety of manual therapy techniques including dry needling.

She has a particular interest in musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries and women’s health conditions such as pre & post pregnancy & incontinence rehabilitation. Kelly has also recently completed additional studies in treating the hip and hip related pain.

She is also proficient and enjoys working with neurological, paediatrics, orthopaedic and respiratory patients.

In her spare time Kelly enjoys travelling, netball and boating.

QUALIFICATIONS
B.App.Sc. (Physiotherapy)
Matwork Pilates Instructor

AFFILIATIONS
Work Cover Accredited (www.workcover.nsw.gov.au)
Bupa Preferred Provider (http://www.bupa.com.au/find-a-provider)

Sean LiZhuo (Sean) Li

Sean graduated from the University of Otago in 2007. Since then, he gained a wealth of experience and hands on skills by working in public health settings in Queensland and private clinics across Sydney.

Sean has a special interest in applying the Mulligan’s concept of mobilisations with movement (MWMs) and the “Key Approach” to address spinal and peripheral joint dysfunctions such as reduced range of movement, joint restriction, pain and spasms with movement. He also has a passion for sports injuries, and how a person’s biomechanics contribute to injury.

Sean is pursuing further study in the areas of MET technique, which aligns to his professional development interests, and specialise patients treatments programs.

When not working, Sean enjoys participating in a range of sports including tennis and volleyball. He is also a keen runner and gym enthusiast.

Sean grew up in China and speaks fluent Mandarin.

QUALIFICATIONS
B.App.Sc. (Physiotherapy)

AFFILIATIONS
Work Cover Accredited (www.workcover.nsw.gov.au)
Bupa Preferred Provider (http://www.bupa.com.au/find-a-provid

Olivia Clarke

Olivia graduated with a Bachelor of physiotherapy from Australian Catholic University. Olivia’s experience includes post op rehabilitation and the rehabilitation of sporting injuries.

Her main interests are musculo-skeletal physiothrapy and sporting injuries as well headaches/neck pain. Olivias approach is a combination of hands on manual therapy plus specific exercise prescription to treat the cause of the pain and prevent any further occurrences.  She has gained experience in Sports Physiotherapy from working with a number of sporting disciplines such as netball, rugby union, rugby league and AFL.

Olivia is trained in clinical Pilates and teaches the Pilates classes here at PhysiCo. She uses specific exercises and specialised equipment to help improve glute and core activation, posture, general strength and overall flexibility.

In her spare time Olivia enjoys boxing classes and swimming. She spends most of her holidays overseas snowboarding.

QUALIFICATIONS
B.App.Sc (Physiotherapy)
Pilates Instructor

AFFILIATIONS
Work Cover Accredited (www.workcover.nsw.gov.au)
Bupa Preferred Provider (http://www.bupa.com.au/find-a-provider)

Psychologists

team_peterPeter J O’Brien

Peter delivers effective tailored therapy for a range of patient presentations. He currently specialises in chronic pain management at a spinal clinic and is an accredited WorkCover NSW psychologist.

His particular interests are mood disorders, anxiety disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, psychotic disorders, workers compensation/ compulsory third party claims, and judicial services relating to psychology. Peter is naturally intuitive and an encouraging therapist which has an integral role to treatment outcomes.

His blend of diverse experience and knowledge of empirically-valid treatment techniques provides patients with an opportunity for real results. Therapeutic modalities include cognitive-behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, neuro-psychological therapy, psycho-dynamic psychotherapy, and client-centered therapy.

QUALIFICATIONS
B. Soc. Sci (Psych), Post Grad Dip (Psych), Dip Psych Prac.

AFFILIATIONS
Work Cover Accredited

 

stephStephanie Price

Stephanie is a registered Psychologist who completed her schooling at Victoria University later training in clinical and organizational environments. Her diverse experience incorporates group and individual training and treatment.

She delivers evidence based best practice methods tailored to the individual. She is holistic and intuitive in her approach with skill for engagement leading to positive outcomes. She utilises a range of therapies including cognitive behavioural therapy, interpersonal, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, psychotherapy and solution focused therapies to reach defined goals for her clients.

Stephanie enjoys working with adults and adolescents most commonly treating grief, depression, anxiety, stress at work and school, trauma, relationship problems, spiritual and personal development, pain and motivational/behavioural issues.

Stephanie believes in constant learning with personal and professional development in order to better encompass the needs of her clients. Beyond a passion for her work Stephanie enjoys travel, outdoor and water sports, reading and is a seeker of new experiences.

QUALIFICATIONS
B. Soc. Sci (Psych), Post Grad Dip (Psych), Dip Psych Prac.

AFFILIATIONS
Work Cover Accredited


Dietitian
 and Exercise Physiologist

Dietician and Exercise Physiologist RobynneRobynne Jeftha

Robynne is an Accredited Nutritionist, practising Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist, who graduated with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney in 2011. Robynne has worked in the health and fitness industry for the past six years, spending time in public and private hospitals, gyms, and has spent the last two years working in private practice in and around Sydney CBD.

Robynne specialises in Weight Management and the prevention and management of chronic diseases such as Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Osteoarthritis. Her qualifications and experience give her a holistic approach to improving health.

As an Exercise Physiologist, Robynne provides a safe, effective and individualised exercise program that will achieve health and fitness goals. She has a strong interest in the treatment of musculoskeletal imbalances, sports conditioning and rehabilitation.

As a Nutritionist and Dietitian, Robynne can conduct detailed nutritional assessments, and provide an appropriate nutrition plan and education to assist in improving health, whether it is reducing blood pressure, managing diabetes or learning to adopt a positive relationship with food. Her special interest areas are food intolerances, food allergies, gastrointestinal health, diabetes, sports nutrition and weight management.

Robynne believes that a healthy balanced lifestyle is fundamental for optimal wellbeing and wants to share her knowledge to help others lead a long, happy and healthy life. Robynne spends her spare time living this passion, being an excellent cook and a competitive long distance runner.

QUALIFICATIONS
BAppSc Exercise and Sport Science, ESSAM, AEP; BSc Nutrition (Hon), AN, APD.
Accredited Sports Nutritionist

AFFILIATIONS
Dietitians Association of Australia (www.daa.asn.au)
Exercise Sport Science Australia (www.essa.org.au)
Workcover Accredited (www.workcover.nsw.gov.au)

 

Remedial Massage Therapist

 KElly O BrienKelly O’Brien

Kelly is covering for resident massage therapist, Amy, whilst she is away. Kelly has been a remedial massage therapist for over 15 years.Trained in the UK in sports therapy Kelly honed her skills working with the crews of the prestigious Classic Yacht Racing Series throughout the Mediterranean.

Her services were also in demand within the elite circle of the UK Fashion, Music and Entertainment Industries with clientele ranging from popstars Westlife to London Fashion Week.
In Australia she has further advanced her clinical skills whilst working at Mind Body and Health Chiropractic alongside Dr Paul Tohme DC.
Kelly is an advocate for the healing benefits of mindfulness meditation. As an antidote to the ever increasing stresses of modern life she has developed a Mindful Massage Therapy which illicit powerful relaxation and resilience to stress for recipients.

Kelly is not registered with Australian Health funds, however she offers a price reduction off standard city massage prices.

 Podiatrist

Sydney CBD PodiatristSam Towers

Sam is an expert in 3D laser foot scanning, CAD CAM design and orthotic manufacturing; he runs a lab at Cadence Orthotics.

His combined experience and expertise means he has a transparent approach to treating your feet and guarantees the perfect fit orthotics every time!

Sam makes the perfect addition to our team of experts who work together to provide you with the perfect tailored solution to your health from top to toe.

Sydney CBD Podiatrist Sam is available at Physico city Physio on Thursdays.

Don’t delay! Book today on (02)92 673775