Physiotherapy

Pearce Vander Meeden, MSPT, Cert MDT

Titled APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Principal Physiotherapist

With a wealth of experience as a physiotherapist, Pearce Vander Meeden has fine-tuned his skills to treat many different conditions.

Pearce holds a Master's degree in Physiotherapy obtained from Boston University and has international experience working in spinal centres in the US, where he has co-authored protocols for spine surgeons and educated doctors, physiotherapists, massage therapists, and pain psychologists on various musculoskeletal pains.

Pearce is also a contributing member for the following Associations and Universities:

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Australian Physiotherapy Association Member:
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Group Member

Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy Group Member

McKenzie Institute of Australia, Certified Practitioner and Member:
Pearce sits on the National Board

Macquarie University:
Clinical Lecturer and Tutor

Other notable achievements:
Obtained COMT (Certificate in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy)

Obtained CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)

Exercise Science Degree

 

Wilson Hui, Cert MDT,  APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Wilson qualified as a physiotherapist after completing a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) degree from Sydney University. He is also passionate about providing the best care possible, which has led him to attend many advanced post graduate training programs, including the APA Sports modules and multiple dry needling courses.  He is a Certified Kinesio taping Practitioner, Certified Mulligan Practitioner, McKenzie Certified, and is Certified in the FMS and SFMA System, which are used by professional sports teams the world over.

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After gaining experience working in various private practices he decided to further advance his musculoskeletal knowledge and rehabilitation skills by completing a Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from Melbourne University, which has given him recognition as an APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. He is also a member of the Musculoskeletal, Acupuncture and Dry Needling Special Interest Groups.

Wilson grew up in Hong Kong, and besides English, can speak Cantonese and Mandarin. He plays table tennis competitively and runs in his spare time.

 

Aleea Newton, APAM, Physiotherapist

Aleea comes to physiotherapy following a Bachelor of Applied Science (Biomedical Science) and 12 years experience coaching elite level gymnastics.

Aleea trained as an elite gymnast, holding a Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship for five years, representing Australia at international competitions and was a reserve for the Athens Olympics. Aleea’s career in elite gymnastics sparked a keen interest in the human body and injury prevention, leading her to embark on a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the Australian Catholic University.

Aleea tutored anatomy for Physiotherapy and Nursing students at ACU.  She is passionate about treating patients in all areas of musculoskeletal issues, as well as women’s health, bringing a wealth of experience in human movement and high performance sport.

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Emilie Brussat, APAM, Physiotherapist

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Emilie completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada), followed by a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. She has gained experience and developed skills across a broad range of areas including musculoskeletal and orthopaedic rehabilitation, as well as neurological and cardiopulmonary physiotherapy.

With an active lifestyle and a strong interest in rock-climbing, hiking, and yoga, Emilie developed a passion for physiotherapy. Earlier in life, she played tennis at a competitive level for 20 years in France. She spent many years working as a personal trainer and has completed further education to become a Pilates instructor.

Emilie has a strong background in exercise science and a passion for musculoskeletal and sports related injuries. She uses a combination of exercise therapy, manual techniques and evidence-based practice to help her clients return to optimal health and to prevent further injuries.

Emilie is currently on maternity leave and we will let you know when she returns!

 

Front of the House

Tina

Tina is the friendly face at the front desk and on the phone. With over 30 years experience in the administrative field, Tina has been there and done that, but mostly she loves working with people.

She is married with 2 grown children and a dog, Braveheart. She is a frequent movie and beach goer. Ask her about her previous work as an Aerobic Instructor and Missionary!

 
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Henry

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Henry holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology from McGill University (Canada) and has 2 years of experience as a student physiotherapist for the men’s and women’s basketball teams at McGill University. He grew up in Los Angeles and has also lived in Montreal and San Francisco most recently. He has a strong passion for sports, especially basketball and American football.

Henry is currently a 2nd year physiotherapy student at Macquarie University. He also currently works with both the Sydney FC A-League and Youth teams as a massage therapist.