lisarowphysio

Meet the Lisarow Physio Team

Scott MacDonald

Director

Master of Sports Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Areas of expertise: 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
* Newcastle Knights NRL team,
current Head Trainer (Orange Shirt)
* Olympic Winter Institute of Australia,
Platinum Level Physiotherapist
* 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, Australian
Medical Team
* 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

Director

Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Areas of expertise: 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 from GPs to specialists, sporting organisations to aged care facilities.

Nathan has a special interest and expertise in treating complex head and neck pain, cervicogenic headaches, vestibular and vertigo disorders as well as TMJ (jaw) disorders. Any physiotherapy needs from the neck up, Nathan is your man. Nathan has gone on to complete all levels of the postgraduate deep dry needling training through the renowned Gemt group. Nathan’s passion and skill in deep dry needling has seen him go on the now teach and mentor these techniques with the Gemt group.

Nathan thrives on the challenging musculoskeletal cases. He loves the deep dive into problem solving to get to the bottom of your pain and in doing so to provide the quickest pathway to full recovery.

Alex Zuk

Senior Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy 
Areas of expertise: Running injuries, tendinopathy,
NDIS

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.

Megan Wigham

Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
Areas of expertise: Acute injury management, lower limb injuries, post-op rehab

Since graduating in 2017, Megan has spent her time working in private practices on the Coast as well as for Central Coast Health. Staying connected within the hospital system has allowed her to stay up to date with the latest in post-operative rehabilitation. Megan has a particular interest in acute injury management, rehabilitation post-surgery or fracture and guiding return to sport post injury.

Megan prides herself on being up to date with the latest research in the treatment and prevention of injury. She aspires to complete a double masters degree in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy in the coming years.

Megan treats all musculoskeletal injuries using a modern, evidence-based approach to pain and injury management. Megan utilises hands-on therapy, dry needling, exercise prescription and education to ensure her patients reach their goals.

Jacob Hemingway

Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
Areas of expertise: Post-op rehab, lymphedema, casting and splinting

Jacob is the newest member to the Lisarow Physio team joining in 2021 following five years working in a rural hospital. From his time in the hospital system, 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.

Location

Shop 9, Lisarow Plaza

1 Parsons Rd, Lisarow

NSW 3350