Meet the Lisarow Physio Team

Scott MacDonald


Master of Sports Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Areas of Special Interest: Sports injuries, knee,

ankle and shoulder

The ultimate ‘All rounder’ Sports Physiotherapist.
Scott has achieved a lot in the Sports Physio world.
* Titled Sports Physiotherapist
* Masters of Sports Physiotherapy
* 2022 and 2018 Australian Medical Team Winter Olympic Games 
*  2021 Newcastle Knights NRL team, Head Trainer (Orange Shirt)
* Olympic Winter Institute of Australia, Platinum Level Physiotherapist
* Sailing Australia, Contractor
* Gosford Netball Association, 10 years as Lead Physiotherapist

From the weekend warrior, the rising amateur
sports star to the elite sportsperson – for all your
sports injury needs. Scott is here for you.

Nathan Wood


Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Areas of Special Interest: Back, head and neck pain,
complex cases, dry needling

Nathan is the longest serving member of the Lisarow Physio group with over 15 years of experience servicing the needs of local families in Lisarow. During this time, Nathan has established strong and meaningful relationships within the community through GP’s, specialists, sporting organisations and aged care facilities.

Nathan has a special interest in treating complex head and neck pain, cervicogenic headaches, vertigo disorders and TMJ (jaw) disorders. Any physiotherapy needs from the neck up, Nathan is your man. Nathan has gone on to complete all levels of the internationally renowned GEMt deep dry needling training. Nathan’s passion and skill in deep dry needling has seen him assist and mentor physiotherapists in these techniques with the GEMt group.

Nathan thrives on the challenging musculoskeletal cases. He loves diving deep into problems to get to the bottom of your pain and in doing so, providing the quickest pathway to full recovery.

Alex Zuk

Senior Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy 

Areas of Special Interest: Running injuries, tendinopathy,


Alex has a wealth of experience having worked in private practice on the Central Coast over the last 20 years. In that time he has gained proficiency in managing an array of musculoskeletal conditions and post-operative rehabilitation. Alex has well established connections with both local and Sydney based medical specialists helping to facilitate prompt positive outcomes for his patients.

A keen runner himself, Alex has a particular interest in the treatment and ongoing management of endurance sport injuries. He places a strong emphasis on an individualised approach to treatment with a focus on performance and prevention of re-injury in addition to symptomatic relief. In recent years Alex has utilised these skills as a provider of physiotherapy services under the NDIS. He enjoys engaging with NDIS participants to maximise their opportunities and pursue goals via physiotherapy intervention. cases. He loves the deep dive into problem solving.

Hugo Walker


Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

Areas of Special Interest: Acute injury management, post-op care and gym based rehab

Recently graduating from Charles Sturt University Hugo brings the latest in the world of physiotherapy education and research into practice. He has gained extensive physiotherapy experience in a range of areas, including musculoskeletal outpatient and post-operative rehabilitation.

Hugo enjoys all things sports and fitness, and has a strong passion for promoting an active and healthy lifestyle. Hugo excels in the gym and is well equipped to help create, monitor and progress your rehabilitation program. He prides himself on understanding various types of injuries and providing patients with strategies to reach their individual goals.

Hugo treats all musculoskeletal injuries using a modern, evidence-based approach to pain and injury management. 

Jacob Hemingway


Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

Areas of Special Interest: Post-op rehab, lymphedema, 
casting and splinting

Jacob has been with the Lisarow Physiotherapy team since 2021 following five years working in a rural hospital. Jacob has acquired extensive knowledge in acute injury care and post-operative rehabilitation, as well as experience in casting, splinting and plastering. In addition Jacob has completed post graduate training in lymphoedema management and is our go to for lymphoedema treatment and garment prescription.

Jacob has a particular interest in all things golf and soccer injuries and has a passion for helping all level of athletes successfully return to sport. The part of Physiotherapy Jacob most enjoys is building working relationships with clients to develop strategies and treatment plans to best achieve their goals.

Jacob is currently studying a Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy with La Trobe University, and is passionate about keeping up to date with the latest research in managing injuries and pain.


Shop 9, Lisarow Plaza

1 Parsons Rd, Lisarow

NSW 2250