At Physio-Wise we're here to deliver the best Physiotherapy and treatment support. With 6 physiotherapists and 5 admin staff, Physio-Wise offers a comprehensive team to meet all your needs.
All of our physios are fully qualified and registered with the Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and Australian Physiotherpaist Association.
Amanda is a Registered Nurse who studied a Bachelor in Nursing at Uni SA, Underdale campus many years ago. She currently works in the oncology unit at Central Districts Hospital part time and has a number of years experience up her sleeve. Amanda decided to change her career and found an interest in massage to continue and build on her knowledge of the body. She studied at Aminya Natural Therapies in Aldgate where she obtained her certificate of massage, a Diploma of Reflexology and a Diploma of Remedial Massage. Outside of work Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and pets, kayaking, camping and enjoys doing craft.
Kirsty grew up in the Gawler area and has been working in private practice for more years than she cares to acknowledge. She started Physio-Wise over 20 years ago, and has a strong emphasis for hands on Physiotherapy treatment. She likes to use home exercises as an adjunct to treatment – ”the treatment between the treatments” and has also been trained in dry needling techniques. Kirsty lives at Lyndoch with a menagerie of horses, dogs and cats. She has two daughters, her oldest daughter is also a physiotherapist and her youngest daughter is currently completing her MBA whilst working as the Financial Team Leader at Physio-Wise.
Brooke grew up in Lyndoch and completed her schooling at Trinity College here in Gawler. She went on to study a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the UniSA, during which she first joined us at Physio-Wise working on reception. Since completing her degree in 2013, Brooke has consulted at both our Lyndoch and Gawler clinics. Brooke has a special interest in the area of Women’s Health, including continence issues and pelvic floor dysfunction through all stages of life, but is especially passionate about helping women through pregnancy and the post-partum recovery process. Brooke also has a passion for incorporating Pilates-informed exercises into her treatments and into the group exercise sessions she runs throughout the week. Brooke has a strong emphasis on hands-on treatment, used in conjunction with active rehabilitation strategies to help you achieve your health and fitness goals. Now a Gawler local, you might occasionally see Brooke out running with her two Beagles. She also enjoys spending time with family, relaxing at the river and travelling (well at least pre-covid!). Brooke has returned to work on reduced hours after welcoming her twin boys into the world in February 2022.
Jodi started in the field of physiotherapy a little later than most and went back to uni after a change in her life path. She started working at Physio-Wise in 2017 after completing her placement with us during her second year at UniSA. Jodi initially came on as a member of our admin team and then after completing her studies, moved to our physio team. Jodi has a special interest in Women’s Health. She loves working with patients and enjoys teaching them the benefits of our Clinical Exercise classes. Jodi enjoys the interaction with her patients and always strives to get them back on track with a combination of treatment and education. Deciding this was the right job for her later in life means she is 110% passionate about physiotherapy!
Dylan is a Gawler local who joined the team in 2019. He is always up for a good chat and loves his sport. When he's not working, playing footy or hanging with friends, he's watching sport or at the gym. Dylan is passionate about physiotherapy and all things to do with pain. He has keen interest in sport injuries and chronic conditions. Dylan will be consulting at the Gawler clinic, working with clients to help get them feeling and moving better.
Sarah joined the Physio-Wise team in October 2021 and finished her Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) degree in 2021. She loves having a good chat, especially if it’s about the football. Sarah loves going to the gym, playing football and spending time with her family and friends. In her spare time, she loves reading comic books and going to Comic Conventions. Sarah decided to become a physiotherapist to help people improve their health and achieve their goals in an active way. She has a strong interest in sports injuries and paediatrics. She likes to use a combination of both active management and hands-on treatments to help her patients improve their health and wellbeing.
Nicole completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at the University of South Australia in 2021 and graduated with a Class One Honours. She has enjoyed all aspects of physiotherapy throughout her studies, but has a special interest in paedeatrics and Women's Health, as well as sharing a passion for neurological and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Nic has a strong client-centred approach with manual-based therapy, and is also passionate about empowering and promoting independence in her clients with hydrotherapy, clinical exercise and pilates. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and two dogs, especially at the beach!
Skye joined the Physio-wise team in April 2013. In 2019 she graduated The University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Psychological Science. She now handles our Book Keeping and Admin duties full-time whilst she works out what to do next. In her spare time she participates and competes in equestrian vaulting with the help of her mum Kirsty. Skye also coaches other vaulters and loves to see their skills and confidence grow. She is an active member in the vaulting community holding positions on both the State vaulting committee and National vaulting committee. Skye enjoys learning new things and has a passion for cooking. She approaches every day with her bright personality. Her and her partner James have recently adopted a retired greyhound called Rastas who loves being a couch potato.
Elise joined Physio-Wise in late 2020 and is currently studying Physiotherapy at UniSA. She is a Gawler local having completed her schooling at Trinity College and playing netball at South Gawler. Elise has a profound love of travel, the ocean, and the outdoors. When she is not studying you may find her surfing, paddle boarding or hiking in the many national parks in SA. Elise is passionate about physiotherapy and is keen to finish her studies and get out into the work force.
Riley is a Barossa local who joined the admin team in late 2021. He is currently studying Physiotherapy at the University of Adelaide and completed his schooling at Gleeson College. Outside of work Riley spends the majority of his time either playing footy, going surfing, going away in his van or curating vintage clothes for his small business. He is keen to finish his studies and enter the work force, planning to eventually complete a Masters degree in Sports Physiotherapy.
Sophie joined Physio-Wise in February 2022 and is currently studying Psychology at UniSA. Sophie is from Gawler, completing her schooling at Xavier College, and currently plays & coaches netball for Gawler Centrals. Sophie loves helping people and her bright and bubbly personality makes sure everyone who comes into the clinic feels welcome and cared for. She loves to travel and has visited over 15 countries, with Japan being next on the list. Sophie is keen to continue studying and hopes to major in Sports Psychology in the future.
Brooke joined the Physio- Wise team in February 2022 after relocating to Gawler. Her and her partner are in the last stages of building their first home and are excited to explore the Barossa region. Growing up on the Yorke Peninsula Brooke has a love for the country, often spending her spare time traveling to different beaches, and keeping active outdoors. She has a strong sense of customer care and strives to give the best experience for all clients. Brooke is excited to meet everyone within the Physio- Wise community and looks forward to getting to know you all.