Our Team - PHYXIT Physio and Injury Clinic

Our Team

We have the best team of physios in the Illawarra, ready to help you.

Catriona (Cat) CROGHAN

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

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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

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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


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  • 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.



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

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Charles Sturt University

John is a valued member of our Phyxit Physio Team. Born and raised in rural NSW, John has recently moved to the coast. John is a driven, outgoing, fun loving physiotherapist who has worked across a large number of patient groups in his career. 

John is an avid sportsman, playing Rugby Union, Rugby League, Touch Football, Basketball, Cricket and Ultimate Frisbee at high levels throughout his sporting career. He is loving his new transition to Wollongong and the lifestyle it brings. 

John is committed to meeting your needs at Phyxit, and determined to help you achieve your goals and reclaim your health. 




Team Success Officer
Email: jac@phyxit.com.au

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Our Team Success Officer (Materials)

A wealth of experience

Jac's role is to help us all strive to be the best we can and help you all reach your goals.


Jac is organised, friendly and sincere and is the perfect fit for our team .


She is heavily involved in coaching netball on the weekends and we are assured she can be heard encouraging her players each Saturday on the courts.


Jac in an invaluable member of our team and brings a wealth of skills with her to Phyxit Physio.



Support Staff
Email: info@phyxit.com.au

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Mel has joined the Phyxit Crew as part of the Support team. Her background involves many years in the health and sporting industry. previously an elite athlete and PE teacher and now currently a personal trainer. Her wealth of knowledge kicks goals when it comes to our ethos and interaction of our support staff with clients.


Mel is also a full time Mum to 3 under 4!



Support Staff
Email: info@phyxit.com.au