Staff

Sue George

Practice Principal, Physiotherapist

Sue has over 30 years of clinical experience.  Sue’s breadth of training and expertise encompasses many areas of physiotherapy practice including Sports and Musculoskeletal injuries, Occupational health, Women’s health, aquatic and neurological rehabilitation.  Sue reserves a special interest in managing nerve injuries and complex pain conditions.

Qualifications:

  • B. Applied Science. (Physiotherapy)
  • Masters of Science in Melbourne (Pain Management)
  • Masters of Health Science
  • Graduate certificate of sports physiotherapy
  • Diploma of Practice Management

Sue’s approach is Holistic and underpinned by the biopsychosocial model of health, Sue utilisers a range of clinical practical skills including:

  • Integrative Acupuncture (Level 1-3) APA accredited
  • Clinical Pilates (all units)
  • Manual therapy approaches such as MET, strain/counterstrain and neurodynamic mobilization.

With a strong focus on education towards self management.

Georgia Hay

Physiotherapist

Georgia grew up in the Adelaide Hills and completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of South Australia in 2015.  She commenced with Loxton Physiotherapy Service in February 2016 after completing her degree.

Georgia is a keen netballer for Loxton North and enjoys riding horses in her spare time.

Georgia has undertaken further study to develop her skills in Dry Needling, Pilates and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy techniques.

Georgia has been a part of the Riverland community for 3 years now.

Marni Altschwager

Allied Health Assistant 

Marni has a certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.  She commenced at Loxton Physiotherapy Service in May 2017.

She divides her time between Loxton Physiotherapy Service and her work assisting in a local private Occupational Therapy Practice.

Marni is passionate about assisting people with their Pilates programs on Mondays and Fridays.

Kerri Hutchinson

Patient Care Administrator

Kerri commenced with Loxton Physiotherapy Service in October 2017, after twelve years of experience in medical reception and administration.

Kerri assists in the day to day reception and administration activities of Loxton Physiotherapy Service.

Cathy Brine

Practice Manager

Cathy joined the LPS team in October 2018 as our Practice Manager.  Cathy’s role is to over see the day to day running of our practice and to maintain consistent and effective process.  Cathy has a depth of experience in leadership and with her career inhuman Resources Management has a keen interest in people and culture.  You will often see Cathy in our client reception area as her varied role lures her towards client and team activities.

Paula Nitschke

Therapy Assistant

Paula commenced with Loxton Physiotherapy Service in November 2017.  She is a qualified Austswim Instructor & Assessor & Austswim Infant & Toddler class Instructor.

She completed her diploma of Fitness, focused on Aqua Rehab & Fitness Instruction.  Paula is also qualified to run Balance & Falls Prevention classes.  Having completed courses in both, better balance & strength 4 life.

Heidi Dabinett

Patient Care Administrator

Heidi commenced with Loxton Physiotherapy Service in April 2019. 

Heidi’s role is Patient Care Administrator and is Loxton Physiotherapy’s Services first point of contact.