Physiotherapist Practitioners

Matthew Ott

Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Exercise Science

 Graduate Diploma of Exercise Rehab  

Masters of Physiotherapy​

A director of Mittagong physiotherapy , Matthew is an accomplished 'hands on' therapist and a highly experienced clinical pilates instructor. Matthew has 10 years of experience in the health and rehabilitation industry. Initially working as an exercise physiologist, Matthew then went on to complete his Masters in Physiotherapy at The University of Canberra.

Matthew is an extremely positive therapist and an excellent motivator, who enables his patients through education and exercise to take control of their health, overcome pain and achieve their goals.

  

Matthew has completed additional training in:

 

  • Dry needling

  • Clinical Pilates

  • Vertigo, Dizziness and Balance disorders

  • Tempo-mandibular Joint (Jaw) Pain

  • Headaches

  • Breathing Pattern Disorders

  • Parkinson's Disease Exercise programming

 

Outside of physiotherapy Matthew strives to lead a balanced life, spending as much time as possible with his fiancé Jules, an experienced Pilates instructor herself, and baby boy Noah. Matthew is a keen rock climber, surfer and mountain bike rider and loves getting outdoors at every opportunity he gets.

 

Anne Brady

Physiotherapist

Post graduate in Manual Therapy

 

Anne brings over 25 years  of musculoskeletal sports physio  experience to Mittagong Physiotherapy and has  post graduate training in manual therapy, Clinical Pilates and Yoga.

Anne is dedicated, thoughtful and committed to facilitating exceptional outcomes for all her patients.

 

Anne utilizes her advanced hands on therapy skills and in depth knowledge of exercise to help her clients achieve their goals and return to a healthy active lifestyle.

 

Anne`s interest in ongoing professional development ensures that her patients receive the most proven and up to date treatment for their conditions

 

Anne previously worked in Sports Medicine Clinics in Canada followed by private practice work in Sydney including sports team coverage

 

A recent 'tree change' has seen Anne relocate to the Southern Highlands from Sydney with her partner Chris, Anne enjoys bushwalking, cycling, yoga, swimming and running.

Anne has completed additional training in:

  • Sports Physiotherapy

  • Neuroscience of pain

  • Mc Kenzie Spinal therapy

  • Muscle energy for the Pelvis

  • Pre and Post Natal Physiotherapy

  • Osteoporosis management

  • Medical Exercise Therapy

Ben Mortimer

Physiotherapist

Masters of Physiotherapy​

Ben graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy from the University of Canberra in 2013 and has been in private practice ever since. Prior to this Ben had completed a Bachelor in Exercise and Sport Science through the University of Western Sydney in 2009. Over these years Ben has obtained extensive experience in a number of settings including acute and chronic musculoskeletal concerns, pre and post operative rehabilitation, chronic pain, rheumatology and sports. Ben has travelled extensively with a number of sports teams and is currently the team Physiotherapist for the Australian Ultimate Frisbee and Oztag teams and is involved on match day for the NRL Referees.

 

Ben believes in taking a holistic approach to his patients concerns by exploring all potential avenues through a comprehensive assessment. During consults Ben believes in an open communication style to allow for a collaborative approach and to also keep his clients informed at all times. This greatly enhances a patients experience leading to excellent outcomes in reducing pain and improving function.

Ben has completed additional training in:

  • Dry needling

  • Chronic pain interventions

  • Graded motor imagery

  • Muscle energy techniques

  • Post-operative rehabilitation

When Ben is not working his dream job as a Physiotherapist he is often kept busy with his family commitments on the weekend with his wife Emma and son Jack. During downtime Ben will often be out surfing, at the gym or playing golf.

Angela (Keys) Rodwell

Physiotherapist

 

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)

Masters of Health Science (Manipulative Therapy)

 

Angela is a dynamic 'hands on' physiotherapist and a director of Mittagong Physiotherapy. Angela has over 20 years of clinical experience and is a tilted Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with a Masters Degree in Manipulative Therapy. Angela's experience and qualifications make her highly accomplished in helping patients with back and neck pain. Angela also has a keen interest and experience in the area of womens' health and lumbopelvic dysfunction.

Angela prides herself on taking a careful history, performed a detailed examination which allows her to accurately diagnose her patients problems.  Angela believes that individualised treatment is the key to good healthcare and great outcomes for her patients.

Angela has completed additional training in:

  • Pelvic floor dysfunction, incontinence & pelvic pain

  • Pre and post natal issues

  • Real time ultrasound for assessment and of the muscles of the trunk and pelvic floor

  • TMJ, Vertigo and Dizziness

  • Orthopaedic and Post Operative Rehabilitation

  • Clinical Pilates

  • Dry Needling

  • Orthopaedic rehabilitation 

  • Sporting injuries

  • Muscle energy techniques

  • McKenzie Therapy

 

Angela previously ran the successful Moss Vale Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Centre for a decade before she moved to Wollongong in 2007. Now a busy mum to her four kids, Angela watches a lot of kids sport and when time permits she enjoys trail running, bike riding, and going to the gym.

Melissa Perrine
Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Exercise Science

Masters of Exercise and Sports Science

Bachelor of Health/Masters of Physiotherapy

 
Growing up in the Southern Highlands, Melissa competed in many different sports, eventually finding success on an international level in Alpine Skiing and competing at world cup level for the past 8 years.
 
Melissa's experience in elite level sport and dedication to her own training gave her an excellent platform to enter the realm of physiotherapy so she went on to complete her Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Western Sydney.
 
Melissa loves being able to work one on one with her patients and finds great satisfaction in helping to motivate individuals to achieve their health goals.
 
Melissa has a particular interest in:
 
  • Sports injuries
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Athlete rehabilitation programming
  • Injury prevention
 
Melissa is still heavily involved with local sport, working with the Mittagong Lions as the senior club’s head physiotherapist. Away from physiotherapy Mel is still dedicated to her training for this years World Championship. Melissa also enjoys reading, mixed martial arts, yoga and trying to find the best coffee in the southern highlands!
Thanh (Sang) Duong

Physiotherapist

Masters of Physiotherapy​

Bachelor of Education (Human Movement and Health Education)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sang completed his undergraduate exercise and sports science degree at the University of Wollongong. He also completed his undergraduate Education degree and post graduate Physiotherapy degree at the University of Sydney. Sang has worked in private practice over many years fine tuning his skills in the areas of musculoskeletal and sport related conditions. After experiencing injuries first hand, he has a greater appreciation for preventative measures and comprehensive screenings to reduce occurrence of injury. Sang has many vastly different sporting passions these include golf, basketball and hockey.

Aaron Austin

Physiotherapist

Masters of Physiotherapy​

Honours in Exercise Science

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aaron has been working in private practice as a physiotherapist since 2016 after graduating from the University of Sydney with a Masters of Physiotherapy. Before this, Aaron studied at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst, graduating with an honours degree in Exercise Science in 2012. He is currently studying a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy. Through a combination of hands-on treatment and exercise, Aaron draws on his experience as a physiotherapist and Exercise Scientist to get his clients back to full strength and the activities they love. 

Aaron has completed additional training in:

  •       Dry needling

  •       Lower back Rehabilitation

Alongside his work as a physiotherapist, for the past five years Aaron has applied his love of strength and conditioning through his work as a CrossFit Level 2 Instructor, teaching people to move and share his passion for exercise.

Having moved away to study and work, Aaron has returned to the highlands to enjoy raising his growing family.

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