James McEwan


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


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


Originally from England, Mina studied Physiotherapy at the University of Brighton before emigrating to Australia in 2009, where she has been able to fuel her passion for the outdoors. She definitely enjoys a challenge, completing her first Ironman in 2014 and is set to swim the English Channel in 2016. As well as being a keen Rugby enthusiast, Mina enjoys live music and cooking.


Since graduating, Mina has worked both in the private and public sector in England and Australia. There is a strong passion for helping all levels of athlete as well as all manner of neurological conditions, digestive and visceral conditions. In the past Mina has had a close working relationship with the MS Society and Novita. As part of the AAP team she enjoys visiting Crossfit boxes in the Adelaide area to help assess injuries and correct imbalances.


Her fascination of how the human body works and enabling people to restore function, means Mina continues to develop her knowledge. Post grad courses include:

  • Manual Therapy Institute courses (1-4)
  • Strain Counterstrain 1 and 2
  • Visceral Manipulation 1
  • Cranio-sacral Therapy 1
  • Listening Techniques 1
  • Dry needling - basic and advanced
  • DMI Clinical Pilates
  • Trish Wisby-Roth pelvic assessment and treatment
  • Kineso Taping 1 and 2
  • Rocktape course - basic and advanced
  • Club Weightlifting/Sports Power Coaching certificate level 1


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Andrea Dieudone


Andrea completed the Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia in 2000 and has since worked in both the public and private sectors in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia. She has a special interest in Occupational Health, having completed postgraduate study in the areas of injury prevention, injury management and occupational health and safety management.


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Patrick O'Leary


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.



Stacy Milios

Business/Practice Manager

Stacy joined AAP with a background in operations, training and management in the corporate, retail and finance sector. She 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 


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..