Musculoskeletal Team

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Gregory Rosenbauer
Director, B App SC (Physio), Member APA, Member SPA

Gregory graduated in BSC (Physiotherapy) at the University of South Australia in 1996. He spent 11 years gaining experience in the UK, including six years as Head Physiotherapist at Lords Cricket Ground. He has a special interest in dry needling, posture and stability issues, as well as sporting injuries. Currently he is the director of Unley Physiotherapy. He has also attained the following roles in the golf industry: Physiotherapist for the Men’s, Ladies and Junior Golf Squads SA and Consultant Physiotherapist for Golf Australia.

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Maryanne Ward
B App Sc (Physio), M App Sc (Manip Physio), Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Member APA

Maryanne obtained her Bachelor of Applied Science Physiotherapy in 1991 and completed her Master of Applied Science (Manipulative Physiotherapy) in 1996. Maryanne is trained in advanced Pilates and supervises Pilates programmes for our patients as part of our services. In 2000, she worked as a volunteer in Sydney at the Olympics.

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Valentyna Solowij
B App Sc (Physio), M App Sc Physio (Ortho)

Valentyna graduated from SAIT in 1981 and then the University of South Australia in 1991 with a Master of Applied Science Physiotherapy (Orthopaedics) and is experienced in treating spinal problems (neck and back), shoulders, recurring hamstring strains, TMD and headaches. She has worked overseas in London and had her own private practice for 18 years in Australia. In addition to working as a physiotherapist, Valentyna has performed for over 20 years with the State Opera chorus and treated numerous performers. During this time, she also taught singing to both adults and children. In May 2019, Valentyna completed a Foundations of Voice vocal physiotherapy course and is now able to treat muscle tension dysphonia (MTD). Symptoms include, among others, hoarseness, vocal tiredness, loss of voice, throat/neck pain and in singers, a loss of ease in the upper register and tongue root tension. Treatment can be undertaken in conjunction with speech pathology, if required. Once muscle tension has been released, Valentyna can address vocal efficiency, both in singing and speaking, by utilising the Estill technique to prevent a recurrence of symptoms. Member of the Australian Voice Association.

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Nora De Bono
Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Member APA

Nora graduated from the University of South Australia in 2010 and has worked in a private practice since. She has a keen interest in headache treatment and sports injuries, and has experience in dry needling, developing rehabilitation programs and Pilates instructions. Nora has worked and travelled with rugby teams competing at a national level and also worked with a premier league netball team. Since 2011 she regularly competes in triathlons, giving her an understanding of the needs of athletes competing in elite sports. In her free time Nora enjoys travelling, water skiing and playing the violin.

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Kirsty Hendy
Bachelor of Medical Science (Hons), Master of Physiotherapy, Member APA

Kirsty graduated from Flinders University in 2013 with a Masters of Physiotherapy. She has a keen interest in sports injuries, headache treatment and re-occurring injuries. Kirsty is well equipped to manage a large range of injuries and conditions using manual therapy techniques, dry needling and acupuncture, functional movement analysis and corrective exercises. She is also qualified in Clinical Pilates methods through Dance Medicine Australia and has extensive experience in running Mat and Equipment classes.

Kirsty provides individualised treatment programs geared towards the levels and goals of her clients. She looks forward to working with clients who are as passionate and proactive as she is to help get them back to their optimum function.

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Catherine Docker

Catherine graduated from Sydney University in 2003 and completed further postgraduate studies with her Masters in Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) from UniSA in 2018. She has worked mainly in a combination of public and private practice across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. She has an interest in treating musculoskeletal, orthopedic and sporting injuries, with an interest in snow sports and running. Catherine enjoys working with her clients to identify their goals and provide a clear pathway to achieving them. She utilities pain education, manual techniques, acupuncture, dry needling, exercise and Pilates to assist her patients recovery. Catherine is a qualified Polestar Pilates Mat and Rehabilitation Instructor. Catherine is a keen advocate for a physical lifestyle having been lucky enough to cycle over 15000km unsupported on various cycling trips through Asia, Europe and South America. While at home she enjoys yoga, cycling, running and trying to get her veges to grow.

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Patrick Clark
M. Adv Clin Physio (sports), B. Physio, Strength and Conditioning Coach

Patrick is an APA titled Sports Physio, he graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of South Australia, and further completed postgraduate training with a Masters of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy (Sports) in 2016. Patrick has a keen interest in sports related injuries with a special interest in lower limb rehabilitation (knee/ACL) and injury prevention. He has experience with elite sporting teams working as a physiotherapist within premier league netball and travelling with state representative teams. Patrick is also a strength and conditioning coach and utilises this knowledge to get you back to competition faster and stronger than before. In his spare time he enjoys playing football, gym and skiing.

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Mandy Lam
B. Physio, APAM

Mandy graduated from the University of South Australia in 2015. She has worked in both, private practice and occupational physiotherapy, where she has gained a great deal of experience with work place injuries. Mandy has become skilled in managing repetitive strain injuries and also those nagging long term injuries that keep resurfacing. She has a special interest in neck (including headaches), postural, shoulder and wrist presentations. She does not believe that pain is something we should get used to but it is something we can overcome with the right attitude and with the right management plan. In her free time, Mandy enjoys travelling, hiking and swimming. You can usually find her by the shore or in the kitchen, cooking (mostly eating).

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Paul O’Callaghan
B. Health Sc, Masters of Physiotherapy, Member APA Physiotherapist

Paul graduated from Flinders University in 2015 with a Masters of Physiotherapy. He has a passion for treating sports related injuries and improving athlete performance. Paul enjoys the challenge of treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions utilising manual therapy and exercises prescription. Paul has a keen interest in cricket, golf & football and works closely with the Unley Jets Football Club.

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