Our Goal at iMove Physio is Simple. Get you out of pain fast and moving better so you can get back to what you need to be doing and more importantly what you love to be doing.
Our experienced team provides only 1 on 1 consults and you will receive a management plan so you know exactly what you need to be doing every step of the way instead of coming back over and over again like some health professionals.
We love helping you with Neck and Shoulder Pain, Hip and Back Pain, Knee Issues and Arthritis, Sports and Running Injuries, Foot & Ankle/Achilles Injuries. People we love to help are Pre and Post Natal Mums, Gym goers, Crossfitters and F45’ers, Athletes, Runners, Prehab or Rehab from surgery.
iMove Physio services Clovelly, Rozelle, Miranda, Kirrawee and Panania.
iMove Physio ROZELLE
Laura Hill Physiotherapist
Laura is an experienced women’s health physio with special interest in pre and post surgery rehab. She is also a wonderful athlete participating in crossfit and marathons which makes her physio knowledge very well rounded.
Having done further education in surgical rehab and womens health issues like belly separation (diastasis recti) and pelvic floor issues, Laura can help you with a range of conditions.
Laura uses a multitude of manual therapy techniques to get you moving better and then will get you into the gym so you can get stronger, preventing future injury and also enhancing performance.
Laura is also experienced in our iMove Run Consult.
Roy Chan Physiotherapist
Roy is experienced in conditions of the neck, shoulder and forearms. Also playing and coaching Tennis and Oztag at a high level he understands the demands on knee and ankle injuries.
Mentoring is important to Roy and he helps several young physios in their journey to become qualified and participates in many extra projects like the Level Up initiative.
Roy is also experienced in our iMove Run Consult.
Mike Engelsman Massage Therapist
Mike is our outstanding massage therapist at iMove Physio Rozelle. He brings with him years of experience treating athletes in many roles. He has worked as a RunLab and CanToo running coach. He is also physical education teacher and enjoys biomechanical assessment of all athletes.
If you need a regular maintenance massage, recovery or preparation for an event Mike can provide both remedial and sports massages with a combination of deep tissue, flushing, and active release techniques.
While you’re here, feel free to chat with Mike about any running issues you are having and he can help get you to your goals.
Mike offers 30-minute and 60-minute massages. You can book online anytime for a physio appointment with Mike at iMove Physio Rozelle.
Michael Denny-Smith Physiotherapist
Michael is one of the most experienced Physios at iMove. We say this here because he is always smiling, and looks younger than he is. His nick name ‘Denny Smiles’ precedes him.
He is fantastic with Shoulders, Hips and Knees and particularly treating you and training you back to better movement than you’ve ever had before. A fantastic gymnast himself he knows what the human body can do. He is also a keen runner and competes on the track during the summer athletics season, racing 400’s and 800’s.
Michael’s loves snow boarding and his favourite country is Japan. Ask him about his travels.
iMove Physio PANANIA
Daniel Stack Physiotherapist
Daniel is a highly experienced physiotherapist who has an interest in lower limb injuries. He has been a consultant physiotherapist for Football Federation Australia and is completing advanced qualifications in sports physiotherapy on the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s pathway to becoming a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist.
Kat Smith Physiotherapist
Kathryn or ‘Kat’ as she’s known around the iMove team is an experienced Physio who is also an Australian Women’s Frisbee Player.
We first met Kat when the iMove Team covered the Women’s Frisbee team 4 years ago and we finally managed to recruit her.
Kat loves treating Shoulders, Back Pain and any issues of the lower limb around the hip, knee and ankle. She is very experienced at pre and post surgical rehab and is also qualified in the iMove Run Consult.
Mitch Heiser Physiotherapist
Mitch is a local, growing up in Padstow, and an experienced iMover in our Panania Team. He is our go-to physio for shoulders, knees and ankle issues. Movement and performance have also become a massive strength if you are looking to start a new fitness regime or get fitter and stronger.
He is fantastic at not only getting you out of pain but showing you simple and effective ways to keep the pain away and get you stronger, which prevents re-occurrence of injuries.
After years of helping manage and coach at CrossFit Supremacy Padstow, he has developed his own movement assessment and squat assessment to help you beat injury or improve performance. Once this is done he can recommend modifications to keep you going longer and stronger. He is also experienced at the iMove RunConsult.
On weekends you’ll find Mitch listening to podcasts, consuming information, going for a run or working out at CrossFit.
Contact Mitch today for an appointment at iMove Physio Panania.
iMove Physio MIRANDA
Emma Lyon Physiotherapist
Emma is also an experienced local Physiotherapist at iMove Miranda. She has lived in the shire most of her life and has spent her physio career working here as well.
Surgical rehabilitation and injuries around ankle, knee and shoudler are Emma’s passion. Combined with this she enjoys competing in Golf and crossfit and understands the demands of these athletes.
Emma has completed further study in womens health so she can help you with anything from back pain to pelvic floor issues.
Josh Farbenblum Physiotherapist
Josh is an experienced Physiotherapist who enjoys working with Shoulder, Back and Knee Injuries. He comes to us with extensive experience in prehab and rehab before and after surgeries. Clinically, Josh has also helped hundreds of people with Chronic and Persistent pain.
Combat sports like wrestling and krav form part of Josh’s hobbies and this makes him excellent at athletic rehabilitation, especially for ligament injuries of the lower limb.
iMove Physio CLOVELLY
Alex Bell Physiotherapist
Alex is the founder of the Running Room and after a chance meeting with the owners of iMove they knew they had to work together in a collaborative space treating not only runners but active individuals and every day people struggling with anything from a sore shoulder to pre or post surgical rehab.
Alex brings with the Zebris treadmill which gives us Elite level data that was previously only attainable and high level testing facilities like NSWIS and AIS.
He not only specialises in running but as done further study in shoulders and concussion and this had made him a wonderfully knowledgable physio.
Madison is an experienced Physiotherapist, not only in her career but she has also had some wonderful life experiences.
After starting her career Madison pursued helping others overseas with her Physio. She made an impact by using her services in less fortunate countries.
Since returning she has a special interest in Womens Health working with mums who are Pre and Post Natal. Along with this Madison enjoys rehabing back and shoulder conditions.
You’ll find Madison snowboarding on her long weekends.
Patrick is an experienced running and lower limb physio. After competing in marathons and ultra marathons like the Taraweera and UTMB and his early career at leading shoe retailer Running Science, Pat knows running!
Further to this he has undergone further study in Hip and knee conditions and lower limb tendinopathies. After this Pat started becoming more and more interested in Back Pain, particularly using the McKenzie techniques to help.
It’s no surprise you’ll find Pat running, somewhere in the world, on his weekends.
Recent highlights include City2Surf, The Tarawera Marathon, Ocean Swims and Triathlon means Pat loves coaching and guiding you to your next event.
You can book online anytime for a physio appointment with Pat at iMove Physio Clovelly.
Michael Rizk Physiotherapist
Michael is a proud Co-Owner of iMove Physio. He and Daniel started the first iMove 6 years ago in Rozelle, founded on a passion for 1on1 consults, longer appointments and evidenced based care as well as giving back daily on social media.
Very quickly iMove Physio now services Rozelle, Panania, Miranda, Clovelly and Kirrawee. Michael and Dan were always passionate about keeping a strong team feel and culture and becoming the ‘google’ or ‘apple’ of the Physio world. They never wanted to feel like a franchise. With this in mind they close the clinic every month for a team get together and every week all 5 clinic meet in one location for ongoing education and catch ups.
Michael no longer treats but focusses on bringing the best team, cultural and learning practices to iMove Physio.
Daniel Kurlapski Physiotherapist
Daniel is a proud owner of iMove Physio, currently practicing from both iMove Rozelle and iMove Miranda. Previously, he spent four years as Sydney F.C’s Assistant Physiotherapist, working with the senior team while also being responsible for overseeing Sydney F.C’s National Youth League team. Other sporting involvement includes the Sydney Swans and head physiotherapist for 2013 National Premier League Champions, Sydney United 58.
Enjoying all forms of running from marathons to trail runs and triathlons, Daniel has a special interest in the active population, particularly running and football, with prevention and preparation being a key focus.
Click here to book in with Daniel at either iMove Rozelle or iMove Miranda.