Our Team

The team at Singleton Physiotherapy and Allied Health are dedicated to excellent service and care. We’re proud to be deeply involved with our local community, and happily offer onsite visits as part of our service. With us, you can be sure you’ll receive personalised and genuine care to help you accelerate your recovery.

Physiotherapists

Guy Higgins

Director & Physiotherapist

Guy is our principal APA Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and a NSWIS Accredited Provider. He holds a diploma in Practice Management (UNE) and a Level 4 Clinical Pilates Certificate.

He graduated from Sydney University in 1996 and completed a Masters of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy at Griffith University in 2009. For his studies, he won the University Prize for Academic Achievement.

Guy worked in the public health sector in the Nepean and Central West of NSW for several years. During this time, he collaborated with various rugby league and union teams, including NSW Country Rugby Union, and was a board member of the Central West Academy of Sport.

He has extensive sports team physio experience and is a Credentialed McKenzie Therapist.

After returning to Sydney, Guy joined a large practice in the Sutherland Shire as a principal, working as a physiotherapist for the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000.

Guy specialises in complex cases including sports injuries, golf injuries, spine rehabilitation, knee, and sporting groin injuries, as well as general musculoskeletal injuries. He has also completed a number of advanced education courses in western acupuncture and dry needling.

Ben Lee

Physiotherapist

Ben completed a business degree from UTS in 2003 prior to graduating as a physiotherapist in 2008 from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) NZ. Ben has worked in the Singapore hospital system as well as gaining private practice experience in the NZ South Island, Gold Coast and Sydney. His physio interests are in musculoskeletal, sports and occupational health. Ben has completed a number of post-graduate courses including dry needling and Western acupuncture. Ben is an enthusiastic outdoor adventurer (having climbed many of the world’s highest mountains) and also enjoys guitar.

Blake Byrnes

Physiotherapist

Blake, originally from Parkes, graduated from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. Blake has an emerging interest across all areas of physiotherapy with a particular interest in the role of physiotherapy in injury management, spinal care and post op rehabilitation across the age span. Blake has an interest in most sports, particularly swimming, running and tennis.

Brendan Too

Physiotherapist

Brendan graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy (honours). Brendan’s interests in physiotherapy include musculoskeletal, sports, occupational, and orthopaedic rehabilitation. In addition to the clinic, Brendan also works with us as an onsite physiotherapist in the coal mining industry, providing both proactive and reactive services within a health and safety team. Brendan’s hobbies include weight training and in his spare time he often plays and/or listens to music.

Jane Gorton

Physiotherapist

Jane specialises in rehabilitation for the aged and disabled, as well as in occupational rehabilitation and womens health. She’s experienced in the management of pain and musculoskeletal injuries, particularly of the neck, back, and shoulders. Her particular interests include the management of headache, pelvic floor, and lifestyle issues, such as nutrition and exercise, which can assist in overcoming significant barriers to progress after injury or illness. Jane graduated from the South Australian Institute of Technology in 1983 and has extensive experienced working locally in industrial rehabilitation.

Michael Han

Physiotherapist

Michael originally from United States completed a Business Communications degree there then graduated from University of Newcastle with a Bachelors of Physiotherapy in 2018.

Michael’s interests are in musculoskeletal, sports, occupational health, and orthopaedic rehabilitation for all ages.

Michael has experience as a sports trainer in junior soccer, netball, rugby league and rugby union teams across Newcastle. He also has extensive experience as a referee for Newcastle Basketball.
Michael has an interest in most sports, particularly basketball and running. Michael has completed Parkruns, Raw Challenge, Blackmores Sydney half marathon, King of the Mountain, and City to Surf running challenges. He also enjoys weight-training and Latin dancing.

Michael is looking forward to working with future patients and helping them reach their goals.

Kate Wauchope

Physiotherapist

Kate, originally from Darwin in the Northern Territory, graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. Kate has a general interest in all areas of physiotherapy ranging through the ages, with particular interest in musculoskeletal injuries. Kate has worked as a sports trainer for a variety of junior soccer teams in Newcastle and enjoys watching most other sports. Kate has a keen interest in general fitness and participates in regular gym and dancing.

Elizabeth Johnson

Physiotherapist & Remedial Massage Therapist

Elizabeth, originally from Yorkshire; first graduated as a sports rehabilitator in Hull in 2007; and completed her post graduate diploma in physiotherapy in Huddersfield in 2012. Elizabeth has gained experience in the NHS Hospitals in the UK whilst also working in a private practice and match days for a rugby league team.

Elizabeth first encountered Australia in 2009; when she toured with the RAF rugby league team, she later had the opportunity to support the Australian Kangaroos, with massage, during the 2013 World Cup. She enjoyed both experiences so much, she decided to move to Australia in 2014.

Elizabeth has worked in Sydney in a massage clinic as assistant manager and as masseuse; including support to the Sydney Roosters, now since re-located to the Hunter Valley. She is looking forward to sharing her skills in sports and remedial massage, as well as her physio skills in musculoskeletal injuries and dysfunction. She has a passion for helping people reach their health goals, supporting and collaborating, to develop an individualised and holistic treatment plan.

Remedial Massage Therapists & Exercise Physiologists

Christina Cumming

Exercise Physiologist

Jillian Towers

Remedial Massage Therapist

Jillian has completed her Diploma in Remedial Massage.

Jillian is focused on an overall holistic health approach ranging from emotional well-being to injury and sports rehabilitation. She specialises in therapeutic massage with the intention to educate her clients in providing self care to progressively reach a point of living without pain. This can be accomplished through deep tissue massage, relaxation, trigger point work, sports massage, stretching and myofascial work.
Jillian is certified in pregnancy massage and has gained sports massage experience working alongside the U20s Newcastle Knights Rugby League side.
By adjusting each massage to the individual client, she will provide a very specific massage for your needs.

Jillian enjoys keeping fit and healthy playing netball, tennis, bike riding and keeping up with her little boy.

Emmalee Harris

Exercise Physiologist

Emmalee graduated in 2017. She has experience in treating clients with lower back, knee, and shoulder pain. She is also interested in the management of lifestyle and chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Emmalee manages our Get Back Program for Spinal Rehabilitation as well as our Matwork Class and Diabetes Classes.

Emmalee has a passion for sport, especially soccer and touch footy, and understands the benefits that come from living an active and healthy lifestyle. She is looking forward to working with future clients to help them achieve their health goals.

Singleton Physio Admin team

Toni

Receptionist

Tracey

Receptionist

Wendy

Receptionist

Zankia

Receptionist

Dimity

Receptionist

Christine

Receptionist

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