Our Therapists - Everybody Physiotherapy Penrith

Our Therapists


Our professional team of physiotherapists know that early and correct diagnosis are the keys to recovery. With specialists in every field of physiotherapy, our dedicated staff have experience in everything from sports medicine to dietary advice.

When you visit Everybody Physiotherapy Penrith, know that you’re in expert, caring hands. Our team will help you on your road to recovery.

 

Ian Austin
Ian Austin - Clinic Director, Physiotherapist

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Education (Teaching) Brisbane CAE
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) University of Sydney
  • Level 1,2,3 Sports Physiotherapy (AIS, Canberra)
  • Private Practice – Penrith since 1990

Experience:

  • Head Physiotherapist – Western Sydney Wanderers, Asian Champions League Campaign 2014
  • Head Physiotherapist 2013 – Cronulla Sharks NRL
  • Sydney FC – Hyundai A League
  • Penrith Nepean United Football Club – NSW State Premier League
  • Physiotherapist to Pat Farmer – Ultra distance marathon runner
  • Various Rugby Union Teams
  • Current NSWIS Physiotherapy provider
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association member
  • APA Sports Physiotherapy Group
  • Sports Medicine Australia member

Ian enjoys competing in triathlons, catamaran sailing, skiing and spending time with his family.

Jenny Andrews
Jenny Andrews - Physiotherapist

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) University of Sydney

Experience:

Jenny started working as a physiotherapist in 1993 with Ian when his practice was on High  Street, Jenny left to have a family and returned in 2010.
Her areas of interest include:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Post op rehabilitation
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Women’s health (pre and post natal)
  • Neck & back

Rhys Alchin
Rhys Alchin - Physiotherapist

Qualifications:

  • Master of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Level 1 Sports Physiotherapy
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association member
  • Sports Medicine Australia member

Experience:

  • Musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and neurological
  • Physiotherapy Pre/Post surgical patient rehabilitation management
  • Strength and Conditioning Rehabilition
  • Functional RTW assessment and treatment protocols for workers’ compensation clients
  • Liaison with medical practitioners, case managers and rehabilitation consultants

Physiotherapy Sports Coverage: 

  • Physiotherapy Associate – Western Sydney Wanderers
  • Football NSW
  • Hawkesbury City FC
  • Barcombe Cricket Club UK

Outside of work, you can find Rhys working out at World Gym Penrith, the beach, or playing football for Hawkesbury City Hawks

Olivia Powell
Olivia Powell - Physiotherapist

Qualifications:

  • B.AppSc (Physiotherapist) Western Sydney University
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association Member
  • Sports Medicine Australia Member
  • Level 1 Sports Physiotherapy
  • Current first aid and CPR accreditation

Experience:

  • MSK and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Assessment and management of female sport injuries
  • Strength and conditioning rehabilitation
  • Knee and Foot injury management

Physiotherapy Sports Coverage Experience

  • Junior Trainer – Manly United FC Senior Womens (May 2015)
  • Physiotherapy Assistant – Norwest Jets AFL Senior (June- May 2015)
  • Physiotherapist – Western Sydney Wanderers Women’s League  (Current)

In her spare time, Olivia enjoy’s outdoor fitness, playing soccer and socializing with friends.

Kylie Liversidge
Kylie Liversidge - Therapist

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Applied Science in Physiotherapy from University of Sydney 1990
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy from University of Sydney 1994
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Continence and Pelvic Floor physiotherapy from Melbourne University 2003

Kylie is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and is a member of the Continence and Women’s Health NSW and National Interest Group. She also belongs to the Continence Foundation of Australia.

Experience:

Kylie has been a registered practicing physiotherapist in the Penrith and Blue Mountains areas for over 25yrs.

  • Women whose freedom and confidence is affected by bladder or bowel weakness during pregnancy, after childbirth or during menopause
  • Women suffering with prolapse, experiencing vaginismus or pelvic pain
  • Women who are preparing for or recovering from childbirth or pelvic surgery or with pregnancy related pelvic pain
  • Men who are about to have prostate surgery or who are trying to regain their continence after surgery
  • Men with urinary urgency or incontinence, bowel disorders, & men suffering with pelvic pain
  • Children & teenagers who wish to conquer bedwetting, day-wetting, and/or constipation or soiling problems.

Samantha Lewis
Samantha Lewis - Dietitian

Qualifications:

  • Accredited Practising Dietitian – Bachelor of Science (Nutrition)(Honours), Sydney University
  • Accredited Sports Dietitian – Sports Nutrition Course, AIS
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise Science), Sydney University
  • ISAK Level 1 Anthropometrist

Experience:

  • Sports Dietitian consultant, Western Sydney Wanderers – 2015-current
  • Sports Dietitian and Nutrition Consultant, Private Practice – Since 2015
  • Sports Nutrition consultant, NSW Rugby League Referees Association – since 2013
  • Sports Nutrition educator within a Sydney based NRL team
  • Member of Sports Dietitians Australia
  • Member of Dietitians Association of Australia

In her spare time, Samantha enjoys swimming and going to the gym. She loves experimenting with different foods and recipes, and enjoys spending time her family and friends.

Jordan D'Ermilio
Jordan D'Ermilio - New Graduate Physiotherapist

Qualifications:

  • B. Physiotherapy (Physiotherapist) – Australian Catholic University
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association Member
  • Level 1 Sports Physiotherapy
  • Level 2 Sports Trainer
  • Current First Aid and CPR accreditation

Experience:

Physiotherapy Sports Coverage Experience:

  • Sport Trainer – Western Wolves Futsal Club (September-December 2015)
  • Physiotherapist Student – Mount Druitt Rangers FC (March-September 2015)
  • Physiotherapist Student – Western Sydney Wanderers FC Academy (2016-current)

Jordan’s interests include:

  • Musculoskeletal, neurological and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Assessing and managing sport and overuse injuries
  • Lower limb injury management

Jordan enjoys going to the gym, playing/working football (soccer) and spending time with family and friends.

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