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Elli Acic

Principal Physiotherapist

B.App.Sc (PHTY), Cert. Acup, APAM

Elli graduated as a physiotherapist from the University of Sydney in 2004, with the Neurophysiotherapy award. She spent her first year as a new graduate at St George Hospital gaining experience in all fields of physiotherapy, particularly in the outpatients department.
This year also included a 3 month secondment to Broken Hill Base Hospital, where she spent time working with the Royal Flying Doctors Service.

 

Following this, Elli realised her passion was in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. She has since been working in private practice for 12 years. She began working in a busy sports injury practice which specialised in soccer and football injuries and then when on to work at a highly regarded practice The Physio Posture and Fitness clinic in Randwick that had a strong focus in spinal and pelvic dysfunctions. During this time Elli completed her certificate in Acupuncture with the Australian Physiotherapy Association and gained experience using Real Time Ultrasound and instructing Clinical Pilates, with and without machines.

 

After the birth of her first child Elli spent the next 6 years working closely with a specialist physiotherapist, lecturer and author Trish Wisbey-Roth at another one of Sydney's highly regarded practice's in Oatley.

Elli has developed expertise in the treatment and management of complex spinal and pelvic disorders along with her background of sports injury management.
She has also developed a passion in the treatment and management of headaches, neck, rib, shoulder and TMJ (Jaw) dysfunctions. She has engaged in further training for these areas, attending courses around Australia.  

Elli strives to combine hands on treatment and exercise prescription in the management and treatment of her patients and focuses on a functional and long term recovery for each patient. She has recieved much appraisal regarding her ability to effectively explain and treat a condition and also for her to kind nature towards each patient. 

Over the last 10 years Elli has combined working in the clinic with teaching other physiotherapists and fellow health professionals. She has taught the sports massage component at the NSW School of Massage, spoken at various conferences, appeared on Channel 9 news and Today Extra and has trained physiotherapists from around Australia to be Bounce Back instructors.

Helen Makrillos

Senior Physiotherapist

 

B.App.Sc (PHTY), M.H.Sc.(Muscoloskeletal and Sports Therapy) APAM

Helen completed her Physiotherapy degree with honours at Sydney University in 2001. Her pursuit of knowledge led her to complete a Masters in both Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy in 2007. Helen has over 15 years of experience in both the public and private physiotherapy sectors gaining a wide range of knowledge and skills throughout this time. She has worked at the Prince of Wales Hospital, busy eastern suburbs private practises and solely. Helen is experienced in providing treatment for a variety of occupational, motor vehicle, sport and aged related injuries, and chest and home-based physiotherapy.

 

Helen is passionate about catering treatments to suit individual needs and goals. Helen enjoys assisting her patients reach their ultimate potential through a combination of hands on therapy and exercise prescription.

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