THE TEAM

Kirrily I Mick I Sophia I Katey I Natalie l Stephanie | Arja | Ellah | Bridie

We are a caring team of health professionals working together for your health, fitness and wellbeing.     
I Physiotherapy I Womens health I Massage Therapy  I Bike Fitting

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Kirrily Curran graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2008. Since this time Kirrily has spent her time working in various private practice clinics on the Central Coast. She now has both a personal and professional desire to help women with pain and dysfunction in pregnancy, birth and beyond. 


Why Women's Health? Kirrily is a mum of daughter Ireland and son Melbourne.  Following her first pregnancy in 2016, Kirrily has been on an exciting and eye opening journey through the world of pregnancy and new motherhood.  She has focused her professional development on pregnancy and pelvic health courses and is a member of the WHTA (Women’s Health Training Associates).   Kirrily has progressed to become a Level 3 (equiv.) womens health physio for the treatment of prolapse and stress urinary incontinence and has a post grad. degree in Sports physiotherapy.

Interests:

  • Women's Pelvic Floor Health & Exercise

  • Prolapse & Incontinence Management

  • Rectus Diastasis

  • Mastitis Relief

  • Pessary Fitting

  • Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapy

Kirrily Curran - Women's Health Physio

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Mick wears a few different hats around the physiozest clinic. He is the resident Bike Fitter, operating out of the downstairs gym area. He is also a fully qualified remedial massage therapist. He  recently added his Diploma to his list of tertiary education including his university teaching degree of B. Education and B. Arts with a major in Physical Education. His cycling career has taken him all over the world and has spanned over 16 years. In that time he has claimed numerous titles including a World Championship, a World Cup and 14 x Australian national titles.

Mick Curran - Bike Fitter & Massage Therapist.

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Graduating from University of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire (yes, she’s a Pom) with 1st class honours in 2006, Sophia embarked on her physio career starting in the NHS.

Sophia and her husband Jo made the move to Australia in 2013 where she commenced her work in private practice.  Sophia realised her passion for pilates early becoming an accredited APPI  teacher, igniting her interest towards women’s health.

Sophia is now a dedicated women’s health physiotherapist.  A member of the Women’s Health Training Associates, Sophia is trained in pre and postnatal pain and exercise, pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence.  Sophia is passionate about women’s health, helping to rehabilitate, empower and bring quality back to women’s lives.

Interests:

  • Women's Pelvic Floor Health & Exercise

  • Prolapse & Incontinence Management

  • Pelvic Health

  • Sexual Dysfunction

  • Rectus Diastasis

  • Mastitis Relief

  • Pessary Fitting

Sophia Shippam - Physiotherapist

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Katey studied a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science before completing her Masters degree in Physiotherapy. She has physio experience at 2 previous private practice clinics, Manly United Football Club, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the Acute Respiratory Ward, and Mona Vale Hospital in Neurological and Geriatric/Orthopaedic Rehabilitation. Although she enjoys all areas of Physiotherapy, she has a keen interest in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and a desire to embark on a career path with Women’s Health. Since joining physiozest, Katey has completed her APA accredited Introductory Women's Health Physiotherapy Level 1 and is in the process of completing her 'Women's Health Physiotherapy through the Life Stages' & 'Women's Pelvic Health Physiotherapy' Level 1 courses under the guidance of our experienced Women's Health Physios Kirrily & Sophia. Katey is also an accredited Clinical Pilates Reformer instructor.


In her spare time Katey lives a balanced healthy lifestyle by staying active with home workouts, outdoor walks, yoga and Pilates, eating delish meals, spending lots of time with family, friends and her dog, and enjoying some time to herself as well!

Interests:

  • Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapy

  • Pregnancy Related Pelvic Girdle Pain

  • Exercise Prescription

  • Clinical Reformer Pilates

Katey Regan - Physiotherapist

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Nat, our accredited Remedial massage practitioner, graduated from the School of Integrated Body Therapy with a diploma of Remedial Massage. Nat is able to assess and determine the best course of treatment for you ensuring a whole body approach is taken to improve overall vitality. 

Nat's areas of interest include myofascial release, sports massage, rehabilitation of soft tissue and overuse injuries, dry needling and pregnancy massage.

Having graduated from the Human Performance Centre in 2016 with a Cert 4 in Fitness, Nat has spent years working as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor focusing on the mechanics of the body. Nat takes a whole body approach to injury to speed up recovery and get her clients back in the game as soon as possible. 

Nat also has a strong passion for pregnancy massage and womens health. Being a mum herself, to son Asher and with baby number 2 on the way, she knows all the benefits of pregnancy massage to alleviate pregnancy related aches and pains, reduce stress and improve blood flow and lymphatic drainage. 


Natalie - Remedial Massage Practitioner

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Stephanie is our newest addition to the massage team. She comes to us with years of experience as a massage and beauty therapist. Steph has experience in treating clients with sports, remedial and relaxation massage. Her main focus here at physiozest is to look after our pregnancy clients however is also available for remedial and sports massage when required.

Stephanie Polmear - Remedial Massage Therapist

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Arja is our Practice Manager and keeps the Physiozest wheels turning day-to-day. Arja has previously worked on the desk at a number of large physio practices and is happy to help with any questions you may have. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science to become an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. She has a keen interest in women’s health since having two children of her own and hopes that one day she can also support and help women achieve their health goals.

Arja Binns - Practice Manager

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Ellah is one of our lovely receptionists here at physiozest. She is sure to make your day that little bit brighter with her friendly smile and can-do attitude.
When she's not at work, you'll find her out on the footy field or at uni studying psychology or something smart to do with the brain... but we won't hold that against her! She's on the ball and ready to help you with any questions you may have.

Ellah Smeeth - Reception

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Bridie is the friendly face you’ll see as you enter Physiozest. Bridie works behind the desk on her days off uni, where she is completing a Bachelor of Early Childhood Development and a Bachelor of Primary Teaching. Bridie finds nothing too hard and aims to make your Physiozest experience even better than you expected.
If you can’t find Bridie behind the desk, you will see her minding the beautiful babies and children that come through the Physiozest doors.

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