North Kincumber Physiotherapy is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Sports Medicine Australia. We strive to provide all clients with the best treatment possible using the best evidence based research to achieve these goals. We combine various different techniques including dry needling therapy, soft tissue releases, fascial manipulation, Kinesio Taping, exercise prescription aimed at improving the problems identified during the assessment. Education is also a crucial part of the treatment.
No referrals are necessary unless you are a Workers Compensation or a 3rd Party client.
We offer HICAPS facilities for those with a health fund. Furthermore, we are a HCF & Bupa Preferred Provided. This means the you either pay no gap or the gap is less that what you would get otherwise. LATE Appointments are available.
Meet Our Team
Principal Physiotherapist / Director of North Kincumber Physiotherapy
BPty, Post Dip Sports Med, APAM, SMA (Sports Medicine Australia), Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner and Dry Needling Therapist
Natacha has been working in private practice for 10 years, all of which have been on the Central Coast since 2007. Prior to this, she spent 2 years working in Canberra once again in private practice. She has undertaken a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine and is a fully qualified Dry Needling Therapist and Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner…Read more
Dip Appl Sci Phty, APAM
Brings over 25 years experience in private practice on the Central Coast. Prior to this she worked in a hospital setting in Queensland and NSW. Her background is general musculoskeletal and sporting injuries and is a manual therapist. Her skills include being a dry needling therapist, Kinesio taping practitioner, integrated exercises and movement.
She has taught rehabilitation Pilates classes and Tai Chi for falls prevention. More recently, she has been involved with dance for Parkinson’s classes – she will be attending workshops in June.
Furthermore, she enjoys dining, bushwalking & traveling along with spending time with family and friends.
BAppSc (ExSportSci), MPhty, APAM
Anna graduated with a Masters in Physiotherapy in 2009 after completing Exercise and Sport Science at The University of Sydney.
She has spent 7 years working in a private practice in Tamworth before taking some time off to look after her young family.
Anna has an interest in sporting injuries and rehab having worked with Touch football, Netball and Hockey representative teams and junior academy athletes.
She has completed Kinesio taping and dry needling training, and has an interest in hand therapy.
In her spare time Anna enjoys playing sport, baking and spending time with her family.
MPhtySt, BCoachSc, APAM
Rhys graduated as a physiotherapist from the University of Queensland in 2010. He also holds coaching qualifications with a major in sport science.
Furthermore, he has worked in various private practice clinics as well as with sporting teams including the Central Coast Mariners. Rhys has also worked with elite ski teams in a coaching and strength and conditioning role in Australia, New Zealand and the USA.
Rhys has a special interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation/Cervicogenic associated Dizziness, management of Persistent Pain and Complex Cases, sporting injuries and rehabilitation.
Rhys is enthusiastic about providing the best care to each and every patient. Consequently, he is currently completing a Masters of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) at the University of Queensland.
He enjoys mountain bike riding, snow skiing and surfing.
Michael is a recent graduate from the Australia Catholic University in Brisbane. He is passionate about helping others and enjoys treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Furthermore, he aims to achieve overall lifestyle improvements by treating the underlying cause, not just the symptoms.
Throughout his career, he has worked closely with local and professional sporting teams. This enables him to empower the individual with appropriate self-management strategies to achieve their personal goals.
Michael lives a very active lifestyle. On his days off, he enjoys rock climbing in the nearby Blue Mountains, travelling overseas to go skiing and taking his paddle board out surfing.
Hannemari de Jager
BTech Biokinetics; BHSc Physiotherapy
Pelvic Health Physio
Hannemarie worked as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist/ Biokineticist in Hong Kong and South Africa for more than 10 years working closely with Physiotherapists, Podiatrists and Massage therapists. During this time her interest in Women’s Health was ignited.
In 2012, she commenced her Physiotherapy degree in New Zealand, closely followed by her Women’s Health and Men’s Health training in Australia.
With more that 10 years experience in injury rehabilitation, Hannemarie strongly believes in using exercise therapy to help people achieve their best physical health.
Our treatment modalities she uses includes manual therapy, integrated dry needling and Clinical Pilates.
She loves working with post-natal women to help them return to exercise and sport. Furthermore, Hannemarie has extensive knowledge in working with runners to assist them in running injury free. She also has a special interest in treating mastitis.
Hannemarie regularly attends advanced courses to extend her advanced skills in Physiotherapy, Women’s and Men’s Health, and Exercise Rehabilitation. In her free-time, she enjoys long distance running, bucking, playing squash and golf. She is a keen traveller.
Brings to the clinic a diverse range of office experience, encompassing administrative management, customer service and sales from a range of areas including Hospitality, Agriculture, Finance, Real Estate, Business Manager, Education and Retail.
Enjoys interacting with the community, and is looking forward to meeting the patients. Frances is from a rural background and moved to the Coast, from Central Western NSW for a sea change, and much warmer weather.
In her spare time, Frances loves cooking and collecting recipes. She enjoys bike riding, walking, gardening along with photography, quilting, and researching her family history.
Megan is new to the Central Coast, having lived in Sydney her whole life. She has a range of experience working in allied health clinics, starting out as a massage therapist and progressing her way to the administrative side where she has found a love for being at the front desk and getting to know the patients.
In addition to her working experience, she has gone on to complete a Bachelor of Health Science to further her knowledge of the human body. Megan has always shown an interest in expanding her knowledge about different treatment methods for injury and feels working in allied health, particularly physiotherapy, is exactly where she needs to be.
Outside of work, Megan likes to go on walks with her puppy, practice yoga, catch up with friends and family. Recently, she has found a liking for cooking and trying new recipes.
- What do you need to bring along with you to your appointment?
Please bring your previous X-rays, Scans relevant to your current problem. It would also be helpful to bring recent blood test results – if you have them.
- What should you wear to your appointment?
Please wear loose fitting clothes. Testing we do often need you to have loose fitting clothes, please avoid wearing jeans as possible.
If you need to disrobe, we have gowns and shorts to accommodate for this.