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Pam Reynolds

Principal Physiotherapist

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Kim Hawkins

Kim Hawkins consults at Artarmon.

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Meet Pam – Principal Physiotherapist

Pam Reynolds heads up the On-Balance physiotherapy team. With over 40 years experience Pam's interest in Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation began in the early 1990's while Chief Physiotherapist at Hampton Rehabilitation Hospital in Melbourne. She pursued this interest at every opportunity and it soon became a passion.

In 2002 Pam established this specialized Practice and over the years has developed considerable expertise, helping people with Vestibular and Balance disorders who have vertigo, dizziness or headache.

Pam is now regarded as an authorative figure and educator in this specific area having presented at the Neuro-Otology Society of Australia's annual scientific meeting, taught courses for the Australian Physiotherapy Association and conducted in-service education to hospital physiotherapy departments and to doctors groups. She is asked to advise on patient management and the development of clinical and educational tools. Pam attends and contributes to in-service education at the Balance Clinic at RPAH.

Pam has trained and equipped the Team to ensure a high standard of clinical skills in assessment and management of dizziness and balance. All Physiotherapists use the same assessment protocols and treatment techniques. All patients undergo the same vestibular and balance assessment to determine the cause of their symptoms. All treatments and home exercise programmes are tailored to the individual's needs. All patients are given a comprehensive explanation and a treatment plan is discussed.

All appointments and correspondence are directed to Hornsby, (02) 9482 4511.

A cloud based system keep us in constant contact with all locations.

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Meet Kim

Kim Hawkins consults at Artarmon on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, providing patients located on the Lower North Shore, City and surrounds with an opportunity for more local access to high quality Vestibular Rehabilitation.

Kim graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) in 2001. She has a background of senior physiotherapist positions in neurological and vestibular rehabilitation at Barnet Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital, London, and RPAH Sydney. When in the London, Kim had opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading Vestibular physiotherapists.

Kim joined On-Balance Physiotherapy in early 2014 to pursue her special interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation. She has a strong commitment to continuing professional development and has successfully completed both, the internationally recognized, Basic and Advanced Herdman Vestibular Rehabilitation courses. She has also completed the Foundation and Level 2 Watson Headache Institute courses.

Kim is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and a member of the American Physical Therapy Association's Vestibular special interest group.

Kim is currently undertaking a Research Master’s Degree in Vestibular Rehabilitation at University of Sydney.

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Lisa Johnson

Lisa consults at Dee Why

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Meredith Cook

Meredith is currently on maternity leave.

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Meet Lisa

Lisa consults at Dee Why on Wednesdays and Thursdays providing patients located on the Northern Beaches with the opportunity for local access to high quality Vestibular Rehabilitation.

Lisa joined On-Balance Physiotherapy in 2014 and is a very experienced Physiotherapist who transferred from the public system where she was a Team Leader at Mona Vale Hospital. She is keenly pursuing her interest in headaches, dizziness and balance disorders and has completed both, the internationally recognised, Basic and Advanced Herdman Vestibular Rehabilitation Courses as well as the Foundation and Level 2 Watson Headache Institute courses. Lisa has developed considerable expertise in this professional specialization that incorporates Vestibular Rehabilitation, neck related dizziness and balance disorders.

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Meet Meredith

Meredith is currently on maternity leave.

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Merryn Moffat

Merryn consults at Hornsby on Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Rebecca Brown

Rebecca consults at Hornsby

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Merryn Moffat

Merryn graduated in 1989 from Cumberland College of Health Sciences. She has worked extensively in Private Practice in Mosman, Concord and Annandale in areas of musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. Acute care experience was gained at St Vincent's Hospital and Strathfield Private Hospital and in various locations in the UK covering all areas of physiotherapy.

Her interest in the management of dizziness and balance problems came from personal experience being a long time headache and migraine sufferer and being successfully treated with the techniques employed at On-Balance Physiotherapy. She has acquired highly developed skills in these treatment methods and has a real empathy for fellow suffers.

Merryn's desire to provide comprehensive management of dizziness has led her to develop an expertise in Vestibular Rehabilitation. This has been greatly complemented through attending both, the internationally recognised, Basic and Advanced Herdman Vestibular Rehabilitation Courses as well as the Foundation and Level 2 Watson Headache Institute courses.

Merryn's thirst for learning, enthusiasm and caring nature are a great asset to our patients.

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Meet Rebecca

Rebecca graduated from University of Sydney in 2013 with a Masters of Physiotherapy, her under graduate degree was in Human Movement from UTS. She has worked primarily in Rehabilitation at Lady Davidson Hospital and also in the acute setting at North Shore Private Hospital.

Rebecca has undergone our extensive in house training programme and has attended the internationally recognised competency based Herdman Vestibular Rehabilitation course as well as the Foundation and Level 2 Watson Headache course.

She has an interest in general fitness especially in patients with long term neurological conditions e.g. Parkinson’s, utilising her Human Movement and Pilates training to aid in optimising function.

Rebecca has developed and heads up our Perfect Posture Program.

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Mun Wai Lai

Mun Wai consults at Hornsby and Burwood

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Meet Mun Wai Lai

Mun Wai consults at Hornsby on Wednesday and Burwood on Thursday and Friday, and some Saturdays at Hornsby.

Mun Wai completed her BSc(Phty) in Perth, WA in 2004. She hails from Singapore and is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Mun Wai is an experienced physiotherapist having worked in both the acute hospital setting and in Rehabilitation. She has actively pursued her interest in the treatment of neurological conditions in both Singapore and Sydney.

Having completed post-graduate courses in Vestibular Rehabilitation Mun Wai worked in the Tan Tock Seng Hospital Balance Clinic and an established an outpatient Vestibular Rehabilitation service with specialist ENTs and Neurologists.

She has also undertaken specific training in the management of headache and migraine as well as completing our ongoing in-house program.

Being multi-lingual, Mun Wai has added a new dimension to compliment our team.

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Pam Reynolds

Principal Physiotherapist

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Meet Pam – Principal Physiotherapist

Pam Reynolds heads up the On-Balance physiotherapy team. With over 40 years experience Pam's interest in Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation began in the early 1990's while Chief Physiotherapist at Hampton Rehabilitation Hospital in Melbourne. She pursued this interest at every opportunity and it soon became a passion.

In 2002 Pam established this specialized Practice and over the years has developed considerable expertise, helping people with Vestibular and Balance disorders who have vertigo, dizziness or headache.

Pam is now regarded as an authorative figure and educator in this specific area having presented at the Neuro-Otology Society of Australia's annual scientific meeting, taught courses for the Australian Physiotherapy Association and conducted in-service education to hospital physiotherapy departments and to doctors groups. She is asked to advise on patient management and the development of clinical and educational tools. Pam attends and contributes to in-service education at the Balance Clinic at RPAH.

Pam has trained and equipped the Team to ensure a high standard of clinical skills in assessment and management of dizziness and balance. All Physiotherapists use the same assessment protocols and treatment techniques. All patients undergo the same vestibular and balance assessment to determine the cause of their symptoms. All treatments and home exercise programmes are tailored to the individual's needs. All patients are given a comprehensive explanation and a treatment plan is discussed.

All appointments and correspondence are directed to Hornsby, (02) 9482 4511.

A cloud based system keep us in constant contact with all locations.

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Kim Hawkins

Kim Hawkins consults at Artarmon.

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Meet Kim

Kim Hawkins consults at Artarmon on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, providing patients located on the Lower North Shore, City and surrounds with an opportunity for more local access to high quality Vestibular Rehabilitation.

Kim graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) in 2001. She has a background of senior physiotherapist positions in neurological and vestibular rehabilitation at Barnet Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital, London, and RPAH Sydney. When in the London, Kim had opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading Vestibular physiotherapists.

Kim joined On-Balance Physiotherapy in early 2014 to pursue her special interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation. She has a strong commitment to continuing professional development and has successfully completed both, the internationally recognized, Basic and Advanced Herdman Vestibular Rehabilitation courses. She has also completed the Foundation and Level 2 Watson Headache Institute courses.

Kim is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and a member of the American Physical Therapy Association's Vestibular special interest group.

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Lisa Johnson

Lisa consults at Dee Why

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Meet Lisa

Lisa consults at Dee Why on Wednesdays and Thursdays providing patients located on the Northern Beaches with the opportunity for local access to high quality Vestibular Rehabilitation.

Lisa joined On-Balance Physiotherapy in 2014 and is a very experienced Physiotherapist who transferred from the public system where she was a Team Leader at Mona Vale Hospital. She is keenly pursuing her interest in headaches, dizziness and balance disorders and has completed the Herdman competency based Vestibular Rehabilitation Course. Lisa has developed considerable expertise in this professional specialization that incorporates Vestibular Rehabilitation, neck related dizziness and balance disorders.

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Meredith Cook

Meredith Cook graduated with Honours from the University of Sydney (2009).

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Meet Meredith

Meredith is currently on maternity leave.

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Merryn Moffat

Merryn consults at Hornsby on Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Merryn Moffat

Merryn graduated in 1989 from Cumberland College of Health Sciences. She has worked extensively in Private Practice in Mosman, Concord and Annandale in areas of musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. Acute care experience was gained at St Vincent's Hospital and Strathfield Private Hospital and in various locations in the UK covering all areas of physiotherapy.

Her interest in the management of dizziness and balance problems came from personal experience being a long time headache and migraine sufferer and being successfully treated with the techniques employed at On-Balance Physiotherapy. She has acquired highly developed skills in these treatment methods and has a real empathy for fellow suffers.

Merryn's desire to provide comprehensive management of dizziness has led her to develop an expertise in Vestibular Rehabilitation through our in house training programme and by attending post-graduate courses in this area.

Merryn's thirst for learning, enthusiasm and caring nature are a great asset to our patients.

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Rebecca Brown

Rebecca consults at Hornsby

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Meet Rebecca

Rebecca graduated from University of Sydney in 2013 with a Masters of Physiotherapy, her under graduate degree was in Human Movement from UTS. She has worked primarily in Rehabilitation at Lady Davidson Hospital and also in the acute setting at North Shore Private Hospital.

Rebecca has undergone our extensive in house training programme and has attended the internationally recognised competency based Herdman Vestibular Rehabilitation course as well as the Foundation and Level 2 Watson Headache course.

She has an interest in general fitness especially in patients with long term neurological conditions e.g. Parkinson’s, utilising her Human Movement and Pilates training to aid in optimising function.

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Mun Wai Lai

Mun Wai consults at Hornsby and Burwood

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Mun Wai Lai

Mun Wai consults at Hornsby on Wednesday and Burwood on Thursday and Friday, and some Saturdays at Hornsby.

Mun Wai completed her BSc(Phty) in Perth, WA in 2004. She hails from Singapore and is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Mun Wai is an experienced physiotherapist having worked in both the acute hospital setting and in Rehabilitation. She has actively pursued her interest in the treatment of neurological conditions in both Singapore and Sydney.

Having completed post-graduate courses in Vestibular Rehabilitation Mun Wai worked in the Tan Tock Seng Hospital Balance Clinic and an established an outpatient Vestibular Rehabilitation service with specialist ENTs and Neurologists.

She has also undertaken specific training in the management of headache and migraine as well as completing our ongoing in-house program.

Being multi-lingual, Mun Wai has added a new dimension to compliment our team.