Meet the Team Behind Broadmeadow Physiotherapy
At Broadmeadow Physiotherapy our team consists of Physiotherapists and an Exercise Physiologist. We have a diverse array of interests ranging from immobilisation, water proof casting, spinal pain and injuries, to sporting injuries and degenerative joint problems.
We can offer you a solution to your problem by utilising one, or all, of our team members. As we are located on the top floor ** of the Broadmeadow Medical Centre, there is scope for access to general practitioners on the ground floor of the building.
** Lift access available to all patients
Stephen Graduated from Sydney University in 1992. He has gained experience in both hospitals and private clinics based in Sydney, Queensland and Newcastle. Stephen quickly gained the role of Senior Orthopaedic Physiotherapist at the Royal Newcastle Hospital and has carried over this orthopaedic knowledge into his private practice. In particular his interest is in orthopaedic injuries and rehabilitation, work injury rehabilitation, foot and ankle disorders including the prescription of orthotics.
Pratik graduated from Newcastle University in 2014 and has an interest in Sports and Sporting injuries. As a keen sports person he played Rugby League with the Newcastle Knights as a Junior up to 20. He enjoys both Soccer and Football and has sports strapped for various grades for both the Jets and Knights football Clubs. During his time at University, Pratik travelled to the UK and completed one aspect of his practical placements while touring. Pratik is a local Newcastle person and offers support to our sponsored Soccer teams in the NPL League. He assists the team with strategies to improve their sports conditioning as well as assisting them with their injuries and returns them back to the field, game day ready.
Dean Taylor has joined our team in 2018. Dean is a new graduate from Newcastle University who has previously completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics. Dean has a good grounding in sports training having worked with Newcastle Jets and NPL soccer clubs whilst he was a student. Dean will be a valuable acquisition for Broadmeadow Physiotherapy.
Ana graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor Physiotherapy (honours) degree in 2018. Ana has worked as a sports trainer with various football clubs in Newcastle, including the Jets A-league team for their 2018/2019 season.
Ana has an interest in Sports Physiotherapy, including acute injury assessment, treatment, rehabilitation. Ana also has an interest in women’s health and continence physiotherapy and will complete further training in this area through the Australian Physiotherapy Association. Ana is available for immediate appointments and is an asset to Broadmeadow Physiotherapy.
Emily Webber is an Exercise Physiologist and is consulting in our Physiotherapy Practice. Exercise Physiologists are allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. Exercise Physiologists provide support for clients with conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, mental health problems, cancer, arthritis, pulmonary disease and more. Emily is also eligible to treat patients who qualify under the Enhanced Primary Care Program. To find out more about this please ask our reception or talk further with your GP. Emily is also covered by most Private Health insurers.