About Us

Welcome To PhysioFIXX

At PhysioFIXX physiotherapy clinic, we believe every client is unique and therefore our physiotherapy treatment is tailored specifically to meet your individual needs. You’ll enjoy the latest equipment combined with professional staff who pride themselves on keeping up-to-date with the latest evidence-based physiotherapy treatments. We have a history of being early adopters of new techniques that really work for our clients.

So, whether you are:

  • Junior or senior
  • an injured worker or motorist
  • an elite athlete or a recreational enthusiast,
  • a person that has sustained a non-athletic injury

You can be confident that you are in expert hands. At our physiotherapy centre, our physiotherapists ensure “quality pain relief delivered with excellence and care”, whether it be for sports physiotherapy, physiotherapy exercises or effective maintenance of long-standing conditions.

At PhysioFIXX, we provide you with the ultimate experience when visiting a physiotherapy clinic in Sydney. We have created the perfect combination for a personalised physiotherapy service in a spacious, state of the art, family friendly facility. Furthermore, we at PhysioFIXX network with a multidisciplinary team of health professionals to ensure you are delivered the highest quality of care promoting your return to your pain-free lifestyle.

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Meet The Team

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Christie Gavriniotis

Position: Co-Director & Principal Physiotherapist
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Christie is the Co-Director and Principal Physiotherapist of PhysioFIXX, which she back in 2012, founded on a passion for one-on-one consultations, longer appointments and evidenced based care which translate into effective patient-driven results. Christie is an experienced Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist who has worked extensively within sports physiotherapy private practices in Sydney, sports teams and within aged care facilities.

With experience in treating musculoskeletal injuries of all origins, ranging from the workplace and sporting fields, Christie uses multitude of manual therapy techniques to get you moving better, with a then transitionary active physiotherapy approach which will get stronger, preventing future injury and also enhancing performance. Christie has completed certified courses in Dry-Needling & Clinical Pilates, which she utilizes in combination with her skilled manual therapies and physiotherapy exercise prescription to help with pain relief for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.

Growing up, Christie was involved in a wide array of sporting competitions, thus she draws upon her sporting background coupled with her exercise science degree to aid physiotherapy assessments and treatments. Christie has worked with a variety of elite and sub-elite sports teams including NSW Touch Football Association, Sydney Olympic football club, OzTag Australia & the St George District Netball Association.

Qualifications

  • AHPRA Registered Physiotherapist
  • Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • WorkCover Accredited Physiotherapist
  • Master of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise & Sport Science)
  • Clinical Pilates Instructor
  • Combined Health Dry Needling Qualification

Christie Gavriniotis

Co-Director & Principal Physiotherapist

Aaron Petinos

Position: Co-Director & Principal Physiotherapist
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Aaron is the newest member of the PhysioFIXX team. Aaron is a Master of Physiotherapy graduate and a qualified Health Scientist who specialises in sporting injuries and have worked within physiotherapy private practices in Sydney and numerous sporting teams.

With his Health Science background, he has developed a holistic view on health and apply it to the physical assessment and treatment of all patients. He has undertaken post-graduate certified courses in soft-tissue mobilization and massage, as well as McKenzie Physiotherapy Techniques. These techniques are utilized in combination with skilled manual therapies and physiotherapy exercise prescription to help with pain relief for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and to help patients achieve the best possible results on their way to recovery.

As a child, Aaron was involved in a multitude of different sporting competitions all year round, which fueled his desire to be a physiotherapist. As such, he has previously been involved with NSW Premier League Football Club Sutherland Sharks FC, worked at the Blackmores Marathon and provided treatment for Ultra Marathon runners.

Qualifications

  • AHPRA Registered Physiotherapist
  • Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • WorkCover Accredited Physiotherapist
  • Master of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Health Sciences and Human Movement)
  • Advanced Sports Taping – Sports Medicine Australia

Aaron Petinos

Co-Director & Principal Physiotherapist

Leah Richardson

Position: Physiotherapist
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Leah is a Physiotherapist with an interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Leah has a passion for sport and fitness, and developed an interest in treating sport injuries and rehabilitation following over a decade coaching in gym and health club environments. More recently, Leah’s experience also extends to working in the acute hospital setting at St George Private Hospital and in the disability sector. Leah studied the Bachelor of Medical Science and Masters of Physiotherapy at The University of Sydney. She also holds a Bachelor of Commerce/Arts double degree and certifications including Diploma of Workplace Health and Safety, Certificate IV in Fitness and Sports Trainer (Allied Health).

  • Master of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Medical Science (Anatomy and Cell Pathology)
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association Member
  • AHRPA registered

Other relevant certification:

  • Diploma of Work Health and Safety
  • CPR
  • Senior First Aid
  • Certificate II Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)
  • Certificate IV Fitness
  • Sports Trainer (Allied Health)
  • Statement Attainment in Disability Work

Leah Richardson

Physiotherapist

Marianna

Position: Practice Manager
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Marianna has been the Practice Manager at PhysioFIXX since we established ourselves in 2012, and as such has become the ‘engine room’ of our practice. She is a true Ramsgate Beach local having managed previous allied health businesses within the same complex we are situated in for over 30 years prior. She comes with a wealth of knowledge and loves connecting with our patients. She has a solution for every problem, and will be able to help with any enquiries you may have.

Marianna

Practice Manager

Natasha

Position: Receptionist
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Natasha is one of our lovely receptionists and another piece of our engine room here at the PhysioFIXX. Natasha joined the team in 2016 and is the friendly, bubbly face that greets our patients upon arrival. Natasha brings with her both computer and management skills and loves to support our patients and make them feel comfortable and welcome.

Natasha

Receptionist