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OUR

TEAM

Principal

Physiotherapist

NOELLIN

ACABADO

Physiotherapist 

MattY

REAICHE

Physiotherapist

ARBEN

HIZO

Physiotherapist

HENRY

HOBSON

Physiotherapist

CHRIS

BROWN

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

LYNETTE

DELANEY

Massage Therapist

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MATTHEW

KHALAF

Principal Physiotherapist

Matthew completed a Master of Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Health Science at Western Sydney University. His treatment approach involves identifying biomechanical impairments and treating these problems through manual therapy techniques, dry needling and exercise prescription to improve function and overall quality of life.

Matthew has extensive experience in sporting injuries, shoulder dysfunctions, post-operative rehabilitation and in acute Orthopaedic Physiotherapy at The Sutherland Hospital including acute post-operative care, cast and splint application and management. 

 

Matthew's years of experience has helped develop excellent rapport with Doctors and he will help liaise and put you in contact with some of the leading Specialists in the field, should this be necessary to assist your injury management, whether at an elite or recreational level.

 

Matt has a passion for athletics and running performance and associated sprinting injuries and has previously competed in track  and field at State and National championships in the 100m. 

 

In between working and training, Matthew loves trying new cafes and sourcing good coffee.

 
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NOELLIN

ACABADO

Physiotherapist and Clinical Exercise Instructor

Noellin completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Charles Sturt University, Orange. She is no stranger to the health industry! Prior to completing her physiotherapy degree, she has had numerous years of experience in remedial and sports massage and as a Pilates instructor.

Noellin has a keen interest in Sports and Musculoskeletal Injuries with a strong focus on Manual Therapy, Biomechanics and Exercise prescription. She has experience working with athletes in the clinic and on the field and is passionate about gaining further knowledge and experience.  She is a highly motivated and passionate Physiotherapist with a demonstrated record of strong academic achievement. She is organised and efficient with excellent communication and time management strategies.

Noellin has specific interests in neck and lower back pain as well as sporting injuries. She believes that exercise, education and self-empowerment are vital to helping improve patient outcomes.

In her spare time, Noellin enjoys going to the beach and hanging out with friends. As a firm believer of practicing what you preach, she loves to exercise at the gym as well as run and hopes she can empower her clients to include movement in their everyday life!

 
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MATTy

REAICHE

B.ExSSc, M.Phty Physiotherapist

Mathew completed a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Technology Sydney, following a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science at Australian Catholic University.  
 

He has a strong interest in sport and exercise related injuries, having personally experienced injuries from years of playing football and resistance training.   

Mathew has experience working in sports, having performed physiotherapy coverage for NSW NPL Football Club Bankstown United FC in the youth competitions. This has given him an understanding of the demands of sport & exercise and key strategies to injury prevention and rehabilitation in this field.

 

Mathew’s approach to physiotherapy places the education at the centre of patient care. He provides hands-on manual therapy and promotes movement and exercise to allow patients to achieve their goals and improve their quality of life.  

 
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ARBEN

HIZO

Physiotherapist

Arben joins us having completed his Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science at the Australian Catholic University. 

Arben has always been involved with sports growing up, including rugby league, martial arts and also previously competing in powerlifting at an international level. 

Whilst studying for his degree, Arben was also a part of the high-performance department, assisting Strength and Conditioning coaches for the under 20’s NRL teams at both the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canterbury Bulldogs. Arben is now the Physiotherapist for the Women’s program for the Wests Tigers Rugby League Club.

As a result of his extensive sports and exercise background, Arben has developed a passion for musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. Arben values exercise as an integral part of his physiotherapy approach. 

In his spare time, Arben enjoys keeping fit and discovering new restaurants. 

 
 
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HENRY

HOBSON

Physiotherapist
Strength & Conditioning Coach

Henry, a highly ranked Tennis player, having competed at club, state and national level with Tennis Australia. is passionate in Strength and Conditioning. Henry completed his studies in Strength & Conditioning and a Masters degree in Physiotherapy. During this time, he has gained a wealth of experience in the management of sports injuries, orthopaedic rehabilitation and general musculoskeletal physiotherapy including spinal dysfunctions . 


Henry, a triplet, enjoys a swim in the surf and playing Tennis in his spare time. 

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chriStopher

brown

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Chris is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who graduated from a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Sydney. Prior to joining our team, Chris worked as a Rehabilitation Consultant.  In addition to his Exercise Physiology knowledge, Chris has a wealth of experience as a Technical Writer from a previously completed degree in Industrial Design. 

Chris provides an excellent opportunity for our physiotherapy team to work with him to deliver exercise and lifestyle activities aimed at improving the health and well-being of our clients.

Chris has an interest in working with people with a disAbility. Chris is passionate about working with kids, young people and adults living with disability to support them to live as independently as possible and to achieve their life goals. Chris uses exercise as a way of increasing the inclusiveness of people living with a disability.

 

Chris seeks to think outside the box when prescribing exercise that is relevant and meaningful to clients. Chris has a special interest helping people with neurological disorders such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and people living with a Cancer.

Outside of work, Chris is a student of a meditation school and enjoys dabbing in triathlons and playing Dodgeball!

 
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LYNETTE

DELANEY

Massage Therapist

Lyn Delaney is our resident Massage Therapist. With a Diploma of Remedial Massage and a mother of four, she’s a runner who still averages 70km a week; when she’s not actually competing in anything from a 5km run to a marathon. When it comes to strenuous effort and pain, Lyn is a case of “been there, done that”.

Lyn is passionate about whole body health and believes everybody deserves a massage. Lyn combines skills and techniques of a number of massage regimes, including Sports, Swedish and Remedial, to deliver an integrated massage individually targeted to your needs.

“I believe that being a competitive runner gives me an understanding of what people need from a sports massage, and I constantly research new methods and techniques of massage assuring clients have the most up to date treatments available to them.”


Lyn works closely with the physiotherapists so you can be assured that she provides the most beneficial treatment suited to your needs. Lyn’s great “hands”, extensive research and continued learning, allows her to offer a broader range of treatment options that cater to a variety of clients.

Whether you’re feeling tight around the shoulders and neck from clocking up the hours at work; lower back pain from manual labour work; on the road to recovery from an injury or just playing too hard, massage with Lyn is guaranteed to provide some welcome relief.

 
 
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ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Admin Team

Our friendly reception staff are an essential and highly valued part of the team at Kogarah Physiotherapy.

Our team have many years of experience working with physiotherapy clients and are always helpful and understanding of your individual needs.

Please contact 02 9587 9130 to discuss any non-clinical enquiries you may have regarding services we offer.  For any account related matters, please address your enquiry to one of our administrative support staff.