MEET OUR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

DAVID TRAN (B. HLTHSCI, M. PHYS)

Principal Physiotherapist

David has a wide range of expertise in different acute and long term injuries and will be able to personalise your rehabilitation and treatment. Anything from sporting injuries, back pain; shoulder injuries; hip, knee and ankle injuries to more complex injuries, he treats them all.

His experience in pilates, weightlifting, and resistance training in addition to having undergone multiple rehabilitation himself (ACL reconstruction, fractures, shoulder dislocations, ankle sprains) has given him the know how to get you better and performing.

Physiotherapist

ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach

Personal Trainer

Sports trainer Level 1

MARIA GONZALES

Remedial Massage Therapist

Maria cultivated her tactile skills from experience spanning more than a decade. She has helped many overcome their aches and pain with methodical and refined massage techniques. She is well versed in treating neck, shoulder, back, and hip injuries resulting from a desk-bound lifestyle as well as sporting injuries brought on by muscle weaknesses or overuse. As she is currently completing further study in Exercise Physiology at UNSW there is limited availability for massage appointments.

SUYI CHAN (B. PHYS)

Physiotherapist

Suyi has been a physiotherapist for nearly a decade and has been practicing martial arts for over 25 years. She loves combining hands-on, exercise and dry-needling treatment techniques in her sessions.

She has a special interest in temporo-mandibular dysfunction (TMD) and has first-hand experience recovering from various injuries (thumb, wrist, neck, shoulder, hip, foot) knee surgery as well as recent non-operative management for her ACL tear.

Guiding those under her care back to higher levels of function with a bit of TLC is her true passion.

Physiotherapist
Spinal Level 1 (APA)
2nd Degree Black Belt (Shao Chi Chuan)
Assistant Instructor (Sing Ong Tai Chi)

MONICA GARCIA-PINEDA (Dip & Cert IVPilates)

Studio Pilates Instructor

Monica has always led an active lifestyle, having trained in classical ballet from a young age. She found that amongst life's light and shade, a consistent movement practice was the key to remaining disciplined, playful, and grounded.

Monica truly believes positive movement experiences can create equilibrium between body, mind, and breath. With a focus on alignment, body awareness, and breath, expect a challenging class with light-hearted fun!

Monica is a Mentor-In-Training with Polestar Pilates Australia.

Qualifications:
Diploma of Polestar Pilates (10828NAT) - Polestar Pilates Australia 600 hrs
Cert IV Polestar Pilates Matwork Instruction (10520NAT) - Polestar Pilates Australia 335 hrs
350hrs+ RYT
Masters of Counselling Social Work, The University of New South Wales
Bachelor of Social Work, The University of New South Wales

ANDY WONG (B. APPSCI, M. EXSCI, M. PHYS)

Physiotherapist

Andy has a background of working as an accredited Exercise Physiologist and Personal Trainer in a range of settings for almost 10 years. He has a passion to combine this experience with his Physiotherapy skills to get people moving again and help them return to the activities they love.

Andy is an avid Volleyballer and enjoys using resistance training to keep in shape and manage his own injuries.

 

Physiotherapist

Exercise Physiologist

Master of Strength and Conditioning

Sports Trainer Level 1

0423 538 057

Ground floor 103 Foveaux St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

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