Staff

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James McEwan

Physiotherapist

James McEwan graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of South Australia and has worked extensively in orthopaedics and private practice physiotherapy interstate before establishing Adelaide Advanced Physiotherapy to provide the best in manual therapy services.James has a passionate interest in strength and conditioning training, injury management and prevention and all things to do with the ocean. He has continued extensive post graduate study and training to be able to offer highly skilled treatments of your condition using Muscle Energy Techniques, Craniosacral Techniques, Visceral manipulation, Trigger Point Therapy, Counterstrain and muscle fascia release techniques to restore the body to optimal health, function and balance.

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Tara-Ellen Schebella

Physiotherapist

Tara studied Physiotherapy with James at the University of South Australia. She has worked extensively in private practice and outpatient clinics since 2000 both in Australia and the UK. Over the last 10 years she has continued her therapeutic training in the UK, USA and Australia in; Visceral (organ) Manipulation, CranioSacral Therapy, myofascial release and Counterstrain techniques. Tara has a keen interest in women's health (pelvic integrity, core stability and Pilates). She is also a qualified counsellor.

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Mina Ward

Physiotherapist

Mina, originally from England, studied Physiotherapy at the University of Brighton before emigrating to Australia in 2009. She has worked in England and rural Australia before joining the team here at AAP. Her interests in sport stemmed from an early age when she was a part of the English rowing team and ran the London marathon twice. Mina continues to combine her love of travelling and sport, supporting the England rugby team to the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand and this year is travelling to the Olympics in London. Her fascination of how the human body works and enabling people to restore function means Mina has studied post grad in dry needling, counterstrain, myofascial release and Pilates teaching.

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Andrea Dieudone

Physiotherapist

Andrea completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University of South Australia) in 2000 and has since worked in Australia, the United Kingdom and New Zealand in both public and private settings. She has a keen interest in work related injury prevention and management, having gained postgraduate qualifications in this area. She is currently undertaking further study with the University of Adelaide in the area of Occupational Health and Safety Management. Andrea enjoys the outdoors, especially spending time at the beach with her husband and daughter.

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Patrick O'Leary

Physiotherapist

Patrick attained his Bachelor of Physiotherapy locally at the University of South Australia and has worked in a private practice setting since graduating. He has a strong base in manual therapy and a particular interest in sporting injuries and their rehabilitation, low back and neck pain. His post graduate studies have included visceral manipulation, McKenzie techniques, dry needling and Pilates amongst others. Patrick's background and experience ensure a holistic approach to client management, looking not just at the presenting complaints but the underlying causes.

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Karin Tesch

Pilates Instructor

Karin initially started Pilates as a client after a back problem in 2001 and was given the opportunity to study the method with APMA, becoming certified in January 2005. She travelled overseas to work in the USA, Canada and France where she trained with various instructors, learning more about Pilates.  In 2008, she went back to studying and became certified with internationally recognised Polestar in 2009.  Karin is passionate about bodies and their patterns of movement, and strives to help people achieve their goals in the best and safest way.

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Stacy Milios

Business/Practice Manager

Stacy joined AAP with a background in operations, training and management in the corporate, retail and finance sector. She has successfully managed her own small retail business and values the importance of health, work/life balance and providing exceptional client service. She loves travelling and learning about different cultures, food and wine, so feel free to share your travel stories and any cooking recipes with her.

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Dani Hogg 

Reception/Administration

Dani's interests in naturopathy and healing, and with experience in finance, administration and leadership roles, made her the ideal candidate to join our team.  Dani will be able to answer any queries or concerns you may have and assist you in finding the most convenient time for your appointment with the appropriate physiotherapist..