Owners Scott and Lisa Ward lead a team of highly skilled professionals who have been mentored and trained to their most rigorous standards so that every patient receives the same outstanding quality of care.
Scott Ward, MMSP (Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapy), BAppSc (Physiotherapy), APAM BAppSc (Exercise & Sports Science), SMA
Scott is a Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and a Titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist with extensive experience in private practice, including Sydney Whiplash Centre, that specialised in the treatment of spinal pain.
Scott has extensive sporting experience and is also a qualified Exercise and Sports Scientist. He currently works with Netball NSW and in the past has been a physiotherapist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, 2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games, The Sydney Half Marathon, and for NSW Country at the Junior National Football Championships.
Scott has also been a physiotherapy provider and coach on the Cricket NSW High Performance Coaching Panel for some 13 years.
He has also volunteered his time to support cyclists in the Camp Quality 1000k’s 4 Kids annual ride.
He is a passionate sports ‘nut’ with a local link, with his father a founding member of Port Stephens Yacht Squadron at Soldiers Point.
Lisa Ward, BAppSc (Physiotherapy), APAM Level 3 Professional Pilates Instructor APMA
The mother of a ‘pigeon pair’ with experience in private practice, the Pilates Method in a clinical setting, spinal, orthopaedic, medical and neurological rehabilitation, falls prevention, casting and hydrotherapy.
Lisa trained and taught the Pilates Method in a large Sydney physiotherapy centre that specialised in treating professional dance and ballet clients.
As a dancer, choreographer and teacher Lisa has a strong interest in dance and musical theatre that is continued today via her teaching and running of ‘Inspire Dance’ with a friend, teaching various forms of dance to children locally. Lisa has performed ballroom, tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical and irish dance with highlights including Disneyland (USA), JAPAN and the Sydney Olympic Opening Ceremony.
Lisa is a Professional Pilates Instructor, teaching the Pilates method today and also providing PrePointe Assessments and Dance rehabilitation within the clinic.
Adam McKee, BAppSc (Physiotherapy), APAM BSc
Adam has extensive experience in Private Practice, having worked since graduation in Sydney, country Victoria and on the NSW Central Coast where he owned and operated his own physiotherapy and Pilates practice for 12 years.
As a physiotherapy ‘generalist’, Adam has developed a passion for understanding the multi-factorial nature of chronic pain, implementing treatments to those suffering and assisting them to a more fulfilling life.
Over his career Adam has volunteered his time as a physio for local sporting teams on the Central Coast and given manual handling advice for volunteers at Camp Breakaway, a respite camp for adults living with disability.
With Physiotherapy being a change of career, Adam also has a science degree in biochemistry and previously worked as an IVF scientist. He loves a good discussion about skepticism, the laws of logic and epistemology. Growing up in Terrigal on the Central Coast he is a life long surfer and water sports enthusiast and hopes to exploit the amazing waterways of the Nelson Bay region.
Fun fact- he went to University with Scott and Lisa!
Lyndal Mislov, Receptionist
A local all her life, Lyndal has brought experience from local medical practice and the hospitality industry to create a warm, friendly and positive environment for clients and staff as a whole. Lyndal has a strong, loyal and caring nature and can’t wait to share with you her favourite joke or local story.
Lyndal enjoys surfing with her husband and working creatively in the garden, with art, on clothes and even on home renovations.
Marie Collins, Receptionist
Marie comes from secretarial background before the days of electric or digital machines!!! Making the move to Australia and into retail – eventually settling down for over eight years as Office Manager with a Northern Beaches specialty coffee roaster and wholesaler, before making the move to wonderful Port Stephens five years ago. Apart from being a reasonable barista, Marie loves gardening, music and embroidery.