Teira Jansen – Physiotherapist and Practice Principal

 
Teira is passionate about Physiotherapy and finding answers for you. Having attained her Undergraduate Physiotherapy degree from Sydney University in 2003, Teira, went on to specialise in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, completing her Masters at UWA in 2007.
 
Interest in sports injury management was the main driving force behind Teira embarking upon Physiotherapy, stemming from being very competitive in athletics, rowing and hockey, and later becoming an aerobiphysio northern beachescs instructor.
 
Since graduating, Teira has continued to study and has extended her scope of practice to include the management of complex lower back, neck, rib cage, pelvic and lower limb dysfunctions and headaches. Her favourite patient – the complex one!! Is that you?
 
Teira’s strength is working with you as a whole and not leaving a stone unturned in the search for the answer to your pain – this is why she gets great results. Her years working on the Northern Beaches have ensured she has a wealth of knowledge in Physiotherapy and has the right connections to refer you to when things don’t add up. She will ensure you are looked after.
 
Outside of work, Teira is a busy mum with 3 beautiful children. She loves being outdoors, particularly sailing, swimming and going to the beach and can often be seen standing on the side of a sports field being one of those “soccer Mums!”

Sarah Pedersen – Physiotherapist

 
Sarah studied at the University of Sydney, first completing a Bachelor of Health Science and Human movement and then following this up with a Masters of Physiotherapy.
 
With experience working with Sports teams including both the Sydney University and Northern Suburbs Rugby Union teams – she loves getting in on all the action and seeing that patients maximise their sporting potential. If its important to you to stay on the field longer or get back to playing faster – Sarah is the person to see!
 
Sarah’s interests also include working with hand and elbow injuries, including waterproof casting and splinting.
 
Being a Physiotherapist to Sarah means that she can actively promote healthy living, help people overcome obstacles and reach their goals safely and effectively.
 
Outside of work you may see Sarah skateboarding along manly Boardwalk, surfing with friends, playing Touch Football, at the gym or having coffee in Manly.

 

Ryan Farrell – Physiotherapist

 

Not only is Ryan an enthusiastic and results driven Physiotherapist, but he’s also a competitive sports person, giving him the extra edge and inside knowledge for dominating sports injuries and getting his patients back on the field quickly and safely.

 

Ryan completed a Master’s of Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney having previously completed a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science from UTS. These studies exposed Ryan to treating a wide range of both acute and longstanding musculoskeletal and sports injuries, as well as cardiopulmonary, neurological and paediatric conditions.

 

Ryan also has experience working with a number of sporting team’s in sports such as cricket, rugby, basketball, hockey, softball and gymnastics. This experience has given him the ability to treat a wide range of sporting injuries, as well as knowing the best way to get you back on the field as quick as possible. 

 

Ryan’s interest in Physiotherapy started from being a keen sportsman growing up, mainly in cricket, rugby league and rugby union and picking up multiple injuries on the way. His personal injuries on the sporting field led him to initially be very interested in knee, ankle and shoulder injuries. His interests have since grown to include neck, back, hip and particularly injuries in adolescents, including “growing pains”. He sees this as an area that is often not treated well due to lack of understanding and can have ongoing serious effects on a young person’s ability to participate fully in sports as they get older if not treated properly.  

 

So if you want a Physiotherapist who employs an holistic approach to his treatment, also striving to get to the bottom of your injury and find you a solution to not only fix it, but also prevent it from happening again, then Ryan is your man.

 

Outside of the clinic, you may catch Ryan at the beach enjoying some sun, at the gym, on his snowboard or you might even catch him at the crease playing for Manly’s 1st Grade Cricket side.

 

Nick Spence – Physiotherapist

 

Looking for a Physiotherapist who is passionate about helping you achieve real and lasting results? Nick is your man! He is passionate about helping his patients achieve their goals through a combination of hands on and exercise based treatment.

 

Nick’s background includes 11 years of representative level Baseball as well as competing in Rugby Union and Rugby League so he understands the importance of establishing clearing defined goals and taking an active approach through exercise to help you achieve them. This is why his patients feel great.

 

Nick completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Western Sydney, and a Master’s of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. This has given him the knowledge and skills to assess and treat a range of conditions. Nick has experience working in the Private Practice setting treating a range of musculoskeletal conditions including (but not limited to) treating hips, ankles, shoulders, lower backs and knees (a particular favourite!). He has experience looking after patients immediately post orthopedic surgery,  with neurological conditions (particularly following stroke) and he has cared for people in the aged care setting.

 

Whether you are an athlete with an injury and you want to get back on the field safely (and quickly!) or have pain or discomfort that is impacting on your day, come in and be treated by Nick.

 

When Nick isn’t working at the clinic you may find him at the gym, at the beach, playing Oz tag or hanging out with friends and family.