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.
Coast Vestibular and Concussion Clinic is one of the first vestibular clinics established on the central coast. We assess and treat patients with symptoms of vertigo, dizziness, foggy head, headaches, migraines as well as post-concussion syndrome, applying vestibular rehabilitation principals to their treatment. A common presentation is BPPV (Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo) which can be treated effectively. Furthermore, we also address the chronic forms of vestibular symptoms such as PPPD, vestibular migraines, etc.
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. 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 16 years, most of which have been on the Central Coast. Prior to 2007, she spent 2 years working in Canberra in a private practice setting. Her special interest is vestibular physiotherapy which includes management of dizzy conditions or vertigo, concussion management along with more chronic forms of dizziness.
She has undertaken a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine and is a fully qualified Dry Needling Therapist and Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner. Besides covering a range of different sporting events, she is particularly experienced in team sports (football, soccer, netball and volleyball) as well as individual sports (running, cycling, athletics and tennis)…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.
BAppSc (Phty), ADipASc, APAM
Christine started her career in science at the University of Sydney. Her interest in helping & interacting with people lead her onto her physiotherapy journey.
Furthermore, she worked in multiple public hospitals in Sydney over the last 20 years, including community health centres in Berowra, Pennant Hills, Brrokly, Galston & Tarrumurra.
Her interest in orthopaedics was fostered when she worked in fracture clinic. More recently, she completed a Rehabilitation Diploma in Pilates which combined her love of exercise & her passion for rehabilitation.
When she is not at work, you can find her at the gym, bushwalking with the family or buying plants at the nursery.
Brittany has lived on the Central Coast all her life.
She has extensive experience working in customer service and administration in a variety of settings including allied health services.
More recently, she has worked as a practice manager of a podiatry clinic for the last 5 years and is looking forward to expanding her skills and getting to know everyone at North Kincumber Physiotherapy.
Brittany has always had a passion for health and fitness, and in her spare time enjoys going for big runs and walks, boxing, weight training and spending time with her family, friends and 2 children.
Maree has lived most of her life on the Central Coast. She has extensive Experience in sales & marketing within a range of industries and has an unwavering commitment to customer service.
In her spare time, she enjoys boot camp, yoga, the beach and family get together.
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.