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
Scott WardMMSP (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 and is a Bike Fit Physio.

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
Lisa WardBAppSc (Physiotherapy), 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.

Bess Murray
Bess MurrayBSc (Physiotherapy)
Bess has a physiotherapy degree from Curtin University of Technology and has a wide range of experience with sports and musculoskeletal injuries. Bess has also worked across cardiorespiratory, orthopaedic and neurological rehabilitation and completed additional training in women’s health, running rehabilitation, myofascial release and Clinical Pilates.

Having grown up on the West Coast of Australia, Bess enjoys being outdoors and active, doing anything from hiking (especially with her dog Connor), paddle boarding, cycling or windsurfing. In her time on the East Coast she has become an avid supporter of the Newcastle Jets and can now be found on the pitch with Nelson Bay Football Club.

Bess is passionate about rehabilitation and helping you return to doing what is most important to you.

Austin Wiehahn
Austin WiehahnMSc (Sports & Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy), B (Physiotherapy), APAM PGCert (Ergonomics)
Austin holds a Masters in Sports & Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy as well as credentials in Health Ergonomics. South African born, Australian trained and UK experienced, Austin brings a wealth of private practice experience. Austin has also lectured in teaching roles within two Universities.

Austin treats and manages all injuries, with a keen interest in posture, biomechanics, workplace injuries and repetitive strain injuries. He is a keen social runner with fond memories of been a competitive cross-country runner in South Africa in his youth. Austin enjoys dealing with running and cycling injuries, notably those niggling injuries that don’t quite go away.

He’s wrapped to have brought his family to the East Coast of Australia.

Lyndal Mislov
Lyndal MislovReceptionist
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 is a mother of three with piano tutoring experience who enjoys working creatively in the garden, with art, on clothes and even on home renovations.

Kathi Oastler
Kathi OastlerReceptionist
Kathi has lived in SA, Qld and New Zealand. She has both a medical practice and church pastoring background and brings a fun, caring personality to the practice, along with a great sense of humour.
Kathi is an empty nester of 3 young adults and she has a passion for art and enjoys the beach and road trips with her hubby.