Our talented team love what we do. What we love most is helping you return to the fun activities that give your life meaning. We are local, University-trained movement professionals who offer safe, effective relief from pain and injury. We use our experience, skills and expertise to help you reach your personal best.
Director, Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist
B App Sc (Physio), M App Sc (Sports Physio)
Matt has seen more 50,000 clients over 30 years of work as a Sports Physio. His insatiable thirst for knowledge helps Parkside stay at the cutting edge of contemporary sports medicine and rehab. Matt has worked with National and International athletes in cycling, triathlon, netball, soccer and BMX but gets the most satisfaction from helping local Mums and Dads smash their sporting goals.
Matt consults 3 days a week and spends the rest of the week training, developing and mentoring the Parkside team.
Jay joined the Parkside team in early 2018 . He has a strong interest in sporting injuries and when he’s not working he is playing semi-professional soccer in Illawarra Premier League. He also provides clinical education, mentoring and support to the physio team at Parkside. Jay has worked in the Cronulla Sharks Development system and spent 12 months in 2022/23 in the UK working for Sheffield United FC, now playing in the EPL.
Trish has a wealth of Physio experience, owning her own practice before joining Parkside in 2005. Trish uses her extensive skills and knowledge in the clinic, running our popular Hydrotherapy service at Engadine Health pool as well as performing home visits. Trish enjoys skiing, travel, Mountain Biking and Stand Up Paddleboarding in her spare time.
Shaylee joined us in 2019 after graduating from ACU. Shaylee has a strong interest in swimming, competing at State and National Surf Lifesaving Championships as well as teaching learn-to-swim and squad coaching. Shaylee loves helping her patients recover from shoulder injuries, has an interest in surgical rehab and kids sporting injuries. Shaylee is currently working on developing Parkside’s Running Mum’s Program
Erin joined us in 2020 after graduating from the University of Canberra. A shire local, Erin enjoys a wide variety of sports including rock climbing, going to the gym and skiing. She has a special interest in exercise for injury rehabilitation and is completing Yogalates teacher training.
Accredited Exercise Physiologist
Eoghan (pronounced “Owen”) joined us in 2022 to continue our Exercise Physiology services. Eoghan has experience in private practice multi-disciplinary teams providing Exercise Physiology and Pilates. He uses his exercise prescription knowledge and skills to help with health issues such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and muscle and joint rehab as well as neurological conditions like Parkinson’s disease. When not working Eoghan enjoys playing soccer and golf.