Our Team. The best team of physios in the Illawarra ready to help you.

OUR TEAM

We have the most passionate team of Physios and Remedial Massage Therapists in the Illawarra, ready to help you.

Catriona (Cat) CROGHAN

Director and Physiotherapist
Email: cat@phyxit.com.au

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)

  • University of Sydney

Masters of Applied Science (Sports Physiotherapy)

  • Griffith University QLD

Academic Excellence Award

  • Masters of AppSc (Sports Physio)

NSWIS Physiotherapy Provider 1997 – current

 

While studying her undergraduate degree Cat also pursued hockey and ultimately represented Australia. She has also cycled at a state level and was a member of the paralympic squad leading into Athens as a pilot for a visually impaired athlete. Cat has had her fair share of injuries and can fully appreciate the frustrations associated with time out of sport/activity.

Cat spent three years in the lead up to the Sydney Olympics travelling full time with the Australian Sailing Team and represented Australia as a Physiotherapist at the 2000 Olympics. She is obviously passionate about sport and people who are passionate about being active and maintaining activity.

Cat has provided physiotherapy coverage for sports including rugby union, hockey, gymnastics, martial arts, corporate sports days and has spent a season working in the NSW ski fields as a physiotherapist. She has also attended World University Games as a physiotherapist and was nominated in the Australian University hockey team three consecutive years whilst studying.

Cat in more recent years had been retained as the Team Physiotherapist for the Young Matildas (womens Football) including management of the teams injuries whilst in Australia as well as on Tour including a month tour in Italy.

Cat is currently a Physiotherapist with the Australian Swim Team. She travelled last year to World Junior OWS and also was also the Physiotherapists for the OWS Olympic Team for RIO 2016.

 

Cat is passionate about applying the latest research and evidence to ensure all her patients receive the best care available.

Nicole (Nikki) HILTON

Senior Physiotherapist (B. Physiotherapy)
Email: nikki@phyxit.com.au

Nicole (Nikki) HILTON

Nikki is a talented Physiotherapist who is dedicated to providing patient care for total well-being. Nikki completed her Physiotherapy degree at Charles Sturt University in Albury, before relocating to the Illawarra region. She gained diverse experience working in the public health system with the Illawarra Area Health Service before joining the Phyxit team.

Nikki has a keen interest in sports, particularly Australian Rules Football and Netball. Nikki also practices Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling techniques where appropriate.

Nikki is also passionate about spinal care and treatment of backs and necks. Including postural assessment and self-management techniques including core strength and stability. She aims to gain long-term results and give patients the most up to date and evidence based care.

Nikki has also had experience in respiratory conditions, sinusitis, headache management, post trauma and pre and post surgical treatment.

She is passionate about applying the latest research findings to her practice to ensure optimum outcomes for her patients.

James DAVY

Physiotherapist
Email: james@phyxit.com.au

James DAVY

B.Physiotherapy

  • University of Canberra

B. Science (Exercise Science)

  • University of Wollongong

Registered Physiotherapist

  • With the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

James is a keen and committed physiotherapist who is passionate about providing his clients with the best treatment management.

He has completed a Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science) at Wollongong University and a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Canberra University. He is committed to ongoing learning to ensure he can provide his clients with the best treatment possible.

James has a strong interest in sport and exercise. He is heavily involved in triathlon and competes at an elite level. He is a qualified Triathlon coach and enjoys coaching local triathletes.

Matt CECHET

B. Physiotherapist 
Email:matt@phyxit.com.au

Matt CECHET

B.Physiotherapy

University of Canberra
Matt is a dedicated physiotherapist who strives to provide up to date evidence-based treatment and rehabilitation principles for his clients to optimise their potential and reach their goals. Matt Transitioned to Wollongong from Canberra after completing a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and is a keen sporting enthusiast, playing at national levels for European handball and basketball.

 

Matt has a strong interest in the sports and fitness realm and is committed to helping his clients on their journey to reach their full potential.

John MELVILLE

B. Physiotherapist 
Email:john@phyxit.com.au

B.Physiotherapy

Charles Sturt University
John is a fabulous member of the Phyxit Crew. He brings with him a passion for excellence and gaining the best results he can with his clients. John has had experience here and abroad and draws on this to marry together the best treatment plan for consistently great results with his clients.

 

If you can’t find him on the sidelines of the Rugby field looking after the Tec Tahs Players you may find him travelling NSW with the ISCH Representative Hockey Teams.

 

John carries his passion for learning into all his consultations and will strive to work with you to gain results.

 

Melissa EASTWOOD

Support Staff
Email: info@phyxit.com.au

Melissa EASTWOOD

Mel is our wonderful Practice Manager.  Her wealth of knowledge kicks goals when it comes to our ethos and interaction of our support staff with clients. 

 

She has been involved for many years in the health and sporting industry. Previously an elite athlete and PE teacher and now currently a personal trainer.

 

Mel is also a full time Mum to 4 kids (as well as all of us!). What Mel doesn’t know isn’t worth knowing.

Georgia COHEN

Remedial Massage
Email: info@phyxit.com.au

Georgia is one of our Remedial Massage Therapists. 

Growing up in the Illawarra and coming from a family of active and sporty type she loves working in the field of Injury prevention and recovery.

She is passionate about helping her clients stay on the field, court, running track, in the pool or generally enjoying the outdoors.

Georgia herself is a keen Hockey player, and when you can’t find her on the field, is she often camping or hanging out with her beautiful family. 

 

Danielle COOK

Remedial Massage
Email: info@phyxit.com.au

Danielle brings to Phyxit a wealth of experience within the Remedial massage field. She practices patient centered care and works with her clients to reach their goals. She has experience in a large scope of practice and strives to deliver gold standard treatment.

 

Danielle is a keen Hockey player and Skier which means some tough decisions during winter! However loves jumping on the Indoor Hockey court in summer. 

Georgia EVERETT

Remedial Massage
Email: info@phyxit.com.au

Georgia was born and raised in country NSW, and has a passion for facilitating the health and wellbeing of the local community.

Growing up participating in a variety of sports such as gymnastics, basketball and league tag, Georgia understands the importance of a healthy functioning body and the vital role of recovery.

Georgia has worked alongside respected NRL and Rugby Union teams including St George Dragons and the Brumbies.

Georgia Loves being outdoors, at the beach and spending time with friends and family as much as possible.