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About Us

Dilhan Jayamanne

BAppSc(Physiotherapy) / Mast.Man.Therapy, MAPA

Dilhan Jayamanne Physiotherapist
Dilhan graduated from the University of Sydney in 2003 and has since excelled in the field of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic physiotherapy. He further added to his skill-set by attaining a Master of Manual Therapy at the University of Western Australia. Having worked extensively in private practice and gaining exposure to a wide variety of conditions Dilhan prides himself on accurately diagnosing one’s problem and tailoring an individualised treatment approach to achieve their goals. He predominantly uses a ‘hands-on’ approach to treatment and exercise based therapy in order to resolve the symptoms as well as addressing the cause of the underlying problem.

Experience

Dilhan has provided services to the following organisations and sports teams:

  • West Tigers Rugby League – Balmain Representative Junior Divison
  • Newington College, Stanmore- Rugby 1st XV
  • West-Middlesex University Hospital, London UK – Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
  • Tamworth Base Hospital – Senior Orthopaedic Physiotherapist
  • Corporate Onsite Physiotherapy – Versacold/Linfox
  • PhysioFitness – Carlingford Fitness First
  • Sydney Physiotherapy and Sports injury clinic
  • Padstow Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre
  • Concord Hospital

Charmaine Bedford

BAppSc(Physiotherapy)

Charmaine Bedford Physiotherapist
Charmaine completed her physiotherapy degree at the University of Sydney in 2015. She has a broad range of physiotherapy experience including neurological and orthopaedic rehabilitation, cardiorespiratory physiotherapy and intensive care physiotherapy in the acute hospital setting. Charmaine’s interest however lies in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, of which she has both public and private practice experience. She has particular interest in assessing, diagnosing and treating both chronic conditions and acute sporting injuries. Charmaine provides specific and individualised treatment to return her patient’s back to their optimal function as quickly as possible. Charmaine places emphasis on patient centred care, listening to the needs of each individual, and consistently upholds a high standard in all aspects of her practise.
In her spare time Charmaine loves fishing, travelling and playing sports such as tennis, badminton, boxing and kickboxing. Charmaine also has a keen interest and background in weightlifting, having worked with a number of national level bodybuilders in their competition preparation.

Adam Fracassi

B.HSc/M.Physiotherapy

Adam Fracassi Physiotherapist
Adam graduated with a Master of Physiotherapy from Western Sydney University. He has a keen interest in sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy, placing a strong emphasis on keeping up to date with latest research. Adam provides specific and tailored treatments for every individual and is committed to maintaining a high standard of professional care to produce the desired outcome for every individual.

In Adam’s spare time he likes to keep busy by participating in all forms of sport and activities which include soccer, swimming, tennis, squash, and go-karting. In the past Adam has competed at a high level of both swimming and soccer. He has also spent some time gaining experience in sports coverage with some leading Sydney soccer teams.

Adam wishes to continue his passion for the body, health, and wellbeing through client centered care at Firstpoint Physiotherapy.

Jay Raveendran

BHealthSc./M.Physiotherapy

jay-raveendran
Jay is the most recent addition to our Physiotherapy team. He completed his Bachelor of Health Sciences with a Movement Science major prior to completing his Masters in Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. Jay is an energetic and passionate physiotherapist always willing to go the extra mile for his patients. He utilises a variety of manual/’hands-on’ therapy techniques and functional exercise prescription to help patients return to their lifestyle and sporting ambitions. Jay prides himself on exceptional patient education as well as uniquely tailored individualised treatment.

Outside of work, Jay is actively involved in gymnastics and has also been involved in high level grade tennis and cricket. Jay is also passionate about contemporary, hip hop and salsa dance.

Jay is currently working at the Gladesville and Parramatta Goodlife Gym clinics.

Andrea Tyler – Exercise Physiologist

BAppSc(Ex&SpSci), MClinExPhys, ESSAM, AEP

Andrea Tyler
“Passionate about advocating a healthy and educated community”
Andrea Tyler is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) who completed a Bachelor of Applied Science Majoring in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Western Sydney in 2010. After working in the field, she then completed a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2013 at the Australian Catholic University.
Andrea currently specialises in providing Exercise Physiology rehabilitation for the treatment of Chronic Disease Management including type II diabetes, cardiac rehabilitation, weight management and risk factor control. She believes that education is the most important key for success in order to adopt lifestyle changes and achieve better health.
Andrea is also a work cover and CTP authorized AEP, providing injury rehabilitation by using functional exercises to encourage self-management. Her treatment approach focuses on maximising the transition of care to ensure constant progression to pre-determined outcomes. Injured workers are progressed in a staged process throughout their rehabilitation to ensure their functional ability can suffice the demands of pre-injury duties.

Experience

Andrea has provided services to the following organisations:

  • Valley Fitness
  • Complete Conditioning
  • Concord NSW Institute of Sports Medicine
  • Fitness Local
  • Concord Metabolic Clinic
  • Dynamic Physiotherapy
  • Rooty Hill Family Physio & Sports Injury Clinic
  • Quakers Hill Family Practice
  • The Hills Doctors
  • Nepean Blue Mountains LHD