WE HAVE OUR OWN SIGNATURE METHOD THAT IS CLINICALLY PROVEN TO
HELP ANY CLIENT
We offer the very best services in our field. We never settle for second best, and always have your satisfaction as our top priority. It’s who we are, and we are proud of it. Our programs are written and prescribed by qualified physiotherapists tailored to your needs. We pride ourselves on knowing what works for you individually.
We know how challenging it can be looking after your own health when you've got kids to look after too. That's why we've designed these programs just for parents.
Mena joined Function as the Practice Principal in October 2012. He studied Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney and brings with him extensive experience with a signature hands-on style to his treatment techniques and management strategies. Mena has a keen interest in biomechanics and a holistic approach to the rehabilitative process, promoting peak performance and a reduction of reinjury and recurrent pain.
Lew SchniederOperations Manager
Lew Schneider is a Senior Manager specialising in performance and productivity in businesses. With over 35 years experience working in, and Managing businesses from 5 - 100 employees. Lew is passionate about helping individuals and organisations create an environment that facilitates growth and success. Through effective realignment and recognition of one’s true vision and goals, a step by step action planning process and a laser like focus. Lew takes people and businesses from being “stuck”, to being high performing, productive and successful.
Kathryn MitchellSenior Physiotherapist
Kath is a graduate of the University of Sydney and has more than 25 years’ experience in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. A previous owner of the practice for 11 years, she has strong ties with the local community and has worked extensively with the Balmain Tigers Rugby League Football Club and St Joseph’s College Hunters Hill.
Lawrence is a graduate of the University of Sydney and has worked in private practice since completing his studies. His interest in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy draws from his passion for sports and his own injuries. This is what drives him to see his patients recover from their injuries as fast as possible and to address any underlying issues.
Titiksha PatelSenior Physiotherapist
Titiksha (Tisha for short) is a graduate of the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand and has since moved to Sydney. She has a strong background in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Pilates and has worked with athletes participating in high level sports such as cross fit, running and tennis.
Harrison is a graduate of the University of Sydney’s Master of Physiotherapy program and is passionate about helping people move correctly and removing pain. He has also completed an undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sports Science at the Australian Catholic University and has a passion and in-depth background in rugby, surfing, snow sports, swimming, resistance training and body building.
Neeraj is a graduate of the Australian Catholic University and is an avid sports enthusiast. He played representative cricket throughout his junior years which forged a special interest in musculoskeletal injuries and rehabilitation. Neeraj understands the many frustrations that accompany an injury and what is required to provide effective rehabilitation and timely return to sport.
Josephine is a graduate of the University of Sydney’s Master of Physiotherapy program with a passion for biomechanics, movement and conditions. An avid fitness fanatic with an undergraduate degree in Health Sciences, she loves a challenge and empathises with those who want to condition and rehabilitate their bodies for optimal performance.
Luke is a graduate of Australian Catholic University where his love of sports and keen interest in the inner workings of the human body led him to his passion for musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Having previously competed in Muay Thai where he trained with professional fighters, Luke understands the importance of efficient movement in injury prevention and optimal performance. Luke believes in treating the root cause of a musculoskeletal issue to help restore pain-free movement in the long term. He achieves this by correcting imbalances in the body through a variety of manual hands on techniques and is dedicated to helping his clients rehabilitate their injuries and achieve their movement goals.
Alexandria BousfieldOffice Manager
Alex joined the Function team in June 2019. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychology/Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science at ACU. Alex has a passion for sport and plays division one netball.
Sara DouganOffice Manager
Sara joined the Function team in February 2020. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce/Advanced Studies at the University of Sydney. Sara has a love of sports and is a state representative sprinter and athletics coach.
Kate NichollsAdministration Team
Kate joined the Function team in December 2019. She studied a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at the University of New South Wales and is gaining experience in a healthcare setting before returning to complete further studies. Kate enjoys playing netball, travelling and spending time with her friends and family.
Sophie TraversAdministration Assistant
Sophie joined the Function team in August 2020. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Business and a Diploma in Languages at the University of Technology Sydney, having recently studied abroad for a year at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Sophie loves travelling, keeping fit and spending time with friends and family.
Function brings your award-winning programs and clinically proven results.
Work with experienced physiotherapists trained by the Function Academy.
Change your movement patterns and posture within the first 12 weeks.