What We Do
Our aim at Unley Physiotherapy is to get to the root of your problem by providing you with information, management solutions and developing a treatment plan that suits your needs and your lifestyle.
Our referrals come from GPs, consultants and other health and sport professionals. Our main source of referrals has always been and continues to be, from client recommendations.
We offer both in-clinic, telehealth and home visit services to make sure we can best suit our patients’ needs.
We also offer a wide range of classes for our Patients to assist in both the acute and long-term outcomes.
Unley Physiotherapy has a commitment to protect and not place at unreasonable risk, vulnerable people, members of the communities we serve, our workforce and anyone who enters an Unley Physiotherapy workplace. All our staff who are in non-incidental roles must undertake a NDIS check prior to commencement and every 5 years thereafter.
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Upon returning to Australia in 2008, Gregory continued his work in cricket working for Cricket Australia and the South Australian Cricket Association. During this period he developed a particular interest in golf and the role physiotherapy has in assessing and assisting in movement analysis, postural strength and motor control for golfers. He is currently Physiotherapist for Golf Australia and the Japan National and Olympic High Performance Programs .He has lectured in golf physiotherapy in various countries around the world and has a keen interest in developing the evidence based knowledge of the physical side of golf.
In the clinic Gregory has an interest in pain science, movement analysis and helping people regain function, quality of life and return to activity.
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, persistent cough of unknown origin and mild swallowing difficulties 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.
Valentyna has recently published her self-help back/neck pain book titled 'Left of Centre: Turn Your Life Right Around'. It is now available from www.leftofcentre.com.au or direct from Valentyna, at a cost of $24.95.
Nora has previously competed in triathlons, giving her an understanding of the needs of athletes competing in elite sports. Although not currently competing, Nora maintains an interest in sport and fitness.
Patrick also looks after many individual athletes at state, national and international levels. 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, golf and going to the gym.
Outside of work you’ll find Jake cycling through the hills, watching local footy and playing basketball.
Abbey has also gained extensive experience working for nearly a decade in the UK for the National Health Service, both in the hospital and community settings. She has trained in The Bobath Concept in both Australia and the UK, to further develop her skills of retraining movement in patients with neurological impairments. She enjoys seeing the difference good physiotherapy treatment can make to a person’s function and quality of life.
Since returning to Adelaide, she has continued to work in senior rehabilitation roles across the state during which she has also fulfilled the role of clinical educator for undergraduate physiotherapy students with the University of South Australia and currently works at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre as well. Dee works closely with her clients to keep their rehabilitation goals at the forefront of all she does which in turn optimises their functional potential.
Since returning to Australia in 2018 Amy has worked in Private Practice settings with a bias towards Neurological and Vestibular Rehabilitation clients. Amy enjoys working with clients towards their goals and helping them to achieve their best possible outcomes. Her areas of interest and expertise include Neurological Physiotherapy, Vestibular Rehabilitation and the Health of the Older Person.
Having completed a Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science at Uni SA previously, Amelia has extensive experience working with athletes in high performance settings across SANFL/W as a strength & conditioning coach. Coming from a sporting background, Amelia has a keen interest in concussion assessment and management, as well as vestibular rehabilitation having completed courses in both of these areas.
Estelle is recently enjoying motherhood and loves traveling and spending time at the beach with her family.
Daryl particularly enjoys helping people achieve things they thought they may never be able to do again. This passion comes from his own journey with a metabolic myopathy which cut his cycling career short and left him struggling to walk for nearly a decade, to then ultimately returning to elite level racing and competing in the Australian National Road Cycling Championships in 2023. This experience enables Daryl to empathise with the people he helps, to guide, support and achieve goals with them on their own personal rehabilitation journey.
Payton also teaches Pilates and enjoys bringing this knowledge into the physiotherapy space, to assist patients to move better. She has a passion in movement based rehab and pain management strategies to help patients achieve their goals. She believes in working closely and collaboratively with her patients to help them get the most out of their treatment.
When not working, Payton enjoys spending time with family and friends, and taking her dogs for beach walks.
In her spare time Jacqui plays premier league hockey, boulders and spends time with her family.
Exercise Physiology Team
Marta is passionate about helping others, achieve their goals and making a difference to their lives. She has a philosophy in making exercise fun and rewarding for the patient and giving them a sense of achievement. Marta is a firm believer in providing educational strategies to help and empower patients to self-manage their conditions. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym, going to pilates, beach runs, a good brunch feed and cooking. She is a big sports fan where she enjoys going to the AFL (Go the Crows), cricket and tennis.
Through her treatments Pamela seeks to improve a patient's well-being where they have less discomfort physically. Her techniques that have proved most effective are from Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Cupping often in combination with deep tissue work and Myofascial release stretching. Pamela can adapt her treatment style according to the needs of a patient, examples of this could be injury from an accident, an ongoing medical condition or pregnancy. Pamela has also found some patients have benefitted from lighter work such as Lymphatic Drainage or Myofascial Release.