Category: Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy News and Information – Articles related to our Physios, their practices, our clinic locations, and new developments in the science of Physiotherapy.

Our clinical research team join other physiotherapists and professionals around the world regularly for conferences and symposiums, along with our own in-house research, keeping Sydney West Physio at the front and centre of physio news and scientific advancement.

Paul Ramsay – A Man of Vision

Paul Ramsay was truly a man of vision. He was a businessman with high integrity and recognized as a gentleman and a proud Australian. Paul Ramsay’s passing has left a sustainable legacy. Westmead Private Physiotherapy Services have been able to work clinically and undertake clinical research in an environment that Paul Ramsay created. – Posted by Sean Mungovan, Principal Physiotherapist

National Age Netball Championships

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Two of our team, Nathanial Harnett (Associate Physiotherapist, Sports Physiotherapy & Work Rehabilitation, Penrith) and Ryan Fraser (Physiotherapy Student and Assistant) were appointed to work with the NSW team at the 19/U National Netball Championships held in April in Melbourne. It was a great initiation to representative sports coverage for Nathanial and Ryan, and they are both looking forward to further involvement in the years to come.

Introducing our new graduate physiotherapists

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Mathew, Evan and Lauren at Westmead Private Physiotherapy Services

Sydney West Physio are excited to introduce the newest members of our clinical team, associate physiotherapists Lauren Nicola (Westmead Private Physiotherapy Services), Evan Jeanguyot (Westmead Private Physiotherapy Services, Norwest Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy) and Mathew Ah Chow (Westmead Private Physiotherapy Services, Central West Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy). Lauren, Evan and Mathew completed postgraduate degrees in Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney, Sydney and Melbourne respectively, and will bring a wealth of new knowledge and enthusiasm to our team. All have a keen interest in the physiotherapy care of patients in the hospital setting, as well as in sports physiotherapy. Welcome to the team, and we look forward to working alongside you to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Western Sydney.

‘Big Mac’ helps out at McHappy Day

Nathanial serving it up at McHappy Day, Penrith

Known affectionately by his colleagues as ‘Big Mac’, Nathanial (the tall one) from our team at Sports Physiotherapy & Work Rehabilitation, Penrith donned the apron to help out at McHappy Day on November 9th at McDonalds Penrith Panthers. Before joining our team of physiotherapists, Nathanial had worked as a Shift Manager there for more than 5 years.

Article published in Australian Physiotherapy Association’s InMotion Magazine

Our senior associate at Westmead Private Physiotherapy Services, Andrew Hirschhorn, had this article published in the November edition of the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s InMotion magazine. The article reports on some of the research presented at the recent Prostate Cancer World Congress in Melbourne, as well as Andrew’s own research that looked at improving continence after radical prostatectomy by ‘breaking down the barriers’ to mens’ access of pelvic floor muscle training.