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Our Team 

Brittany Taylor

Principal Physiotherapist

Brittany is a highly experienced Physiotherapist with practical knowledge in Musculoskeletal, Sports and Post-Operative Physiotherapy. Brittany is a solution based thinker who is always looking at the body as a whole when it comes to injury.

 

She specialises in TMJ/Jaw dysfunction and has a keen interest in sports, wrist/hand injuries and conditions associated with pregnancy and post partum. Brittany has worked with sports teams including Scots College Rugby and Whistler Junior Ski racing in Canada. She is a keen sportswoman herself she enjoys running, playing soccer and in her spare time you'll probably find her planning her next ski trip. Brittany is a qualified Sports Trainer and has certifications in Dry Needling. 

In 2020 Brittany became the owner of Sutherland Shire Physiotherapy Centre and fosters a dedicated team that strives for excellence in physiotherapy care. 

Brittany is currently on maternity leave and plans to return in November, 2023. 

Book an appointment with Brittany Taylor 

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Heather Mariner

Senior Physiotherapist

Heather has more than 30 years experience as a physiotherapist in private practice treating a wide range of musculo-skeletal conditions. She has a focus on jaw, headache and neck conditions and on overuse and pain conditions involving the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. She has a comprehensive interest in treating complicated conditions and in furthering knowledge and excellence in physiotherapy.

 

Heather attained her physiotherapy degree from the University of Sydney in 1984. After completing her internship at St George Hospital, she began working in private practice, initially in sports physiotherapy working with athletes including the Socceroos, Olympic athletes and their coaches. Since 1991 she has been treating jaw injuries and has undertaken extensive continuing education to further her knowledge and expertise in this area. In 1993 she co-founded Sutherland Shire Physiotherapy Centre. After passing on the management role to Brittany in 2020, Heather has continued her commitment to this practice and her passion in caring for our patients.

In her spare time Heather enjoys beekeeping, travelling and keeping fit. 

Book an appointment with Heather Mariner

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Rosie Baker

Physiotherapist

Rosie gained invaluable Sports Physiotherapy experience during her time at UQ Sports and Injury Clinic where she managed athletes with both acute and chronic sports injuries. Here, Rosie developed a passion for treating musculoskeletal injuries with a special interest in post-operative rehabilitation. Since joining the Shire Physio team she has pursued an interest in the TMJ/Jaw and is now a specialist in this area of Physiotherapy. 

Rosie is a firm believer in keeping up to date with the latest research in injury management and applying these techniques in her own practice as a Physiotherapist. By doing so she ensures the best possible outcomes for her patients. 

 

Rosie has competed at a high level for Netball and AFL, which allows her fantastic insight and empathy for athlete patients. She has worked with a range of athletes as a sports trainer, gaining experience in a vast age range and sporting types (rugby, AFL, soccer, volleyball, netball and touch football). In her spare time Rosie enjoys reading a good book, camping and heading to the beach. 

 

Book an appointment with Rosie Baker

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