Our Team

We are a highly experienced group of physiotherapists with expertise in treating musculoskeletal and sporting injuries.

Paul McLoughlin
Practice Principal since 1992
Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Paul graduated with a B.App.Sc (Phty) in 1987 and completed his Master of Health Science in Manipulative Physiotherapy on 2006, becoming a Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. He has been the practice principle in the clinic’s current location since 1992. He competes in endurance mountain bike events and is actively involved in surf life saving competition. Paul has a strong affiliation with local GP’s and Medical Specialists. He also communicates with a strong network of local personal trainers, massage therapists, yoga instructors and pilates practitioners to help speed your recovery. He treats a number of Internationally ranked athletes for marathons, race walking and jumps and has an understanding of these events.

Nicky Rolls
Titled Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist

Nicky Rolls graduated from the University of Queensland in 1991 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree. Following both private and hospital work in Australia, Nicky worked as a physiotherapist in the United States for 8 years in the areas of private practice and orthopaedic and neurological rehabilitation. Upon returning to Australia, Nicky completed both her Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy Masters qualifications at the University of Queensland in 2004 and 2005 respectively. Since this time, Nicky has worked in both private practice and as a clinical and practical tutor at the University of Queensland and the Australian Catholic University.

Nicky has provided Sports Physiotherapy coverage for Tennis Australia, the Alice Springs Masters Games, Queensland and national Judo Championships, Cross-fit Games, the Australian Women’s Handball team and Queensland Touch Football Championships. Nicky has extensive experience treating neck and back pain and has participated in University of Queensland clinical trials, as a treating clinician, for carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, patellofemoral pain and whiplash associated disorders.

A high-level cycling and triathlon background gives Nicky excellent insight into the demands of managing injuries and rehabilitation whilst continuing to train and compete. Nicky currently competes as an A grade women’s cyclist, has come 2nd at the World Masters GranFondo Championships and has been the National Masters Women’s Champion for road and criterium 5 x each.

Janine Walsh

Graduated with her Associateship in Physiotherapy in 1987 and Combined Manipulations Course in 1993. Janine is a highly experienced physiotherapist with a special interest in neck and back pain as well as injury prevention. Being a local in the Turramurra area, with 3 very active boys, she also has a special and personal interest in the treatment and prevention of children sporting and growth related issues.

Jason Zhang

Jason grew up in Turramurra, completing his undergraduate Bachelor of Science at the University of Sydney before completing his Master of Physiotherapy Practice at Latrobe University in Victoria.

Having worked in both private practice and aged care, Jason is familiar with treating common injuries across all age groups. His extensive experience working with local AFL teams during his time in Victoria has fostered a passion for injury rehabilitation and prevention which he’s brought back to his local community in Turramurra.

Jason believes in empowering his valued clients through collaboration so that they are able to achieve their goals and participate in the activities that they love without pain or injury. He strives to provide quality care through the course of rehabilitation and to provide expert advice to prevent injuries in the long-term.

In his time outside of work, Jason can be found hiking, strength training in the gym or snowboarding in winter.

Ciaran Gilling

Ciaran graduated from the Australian Catholic University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy after completing his schooling at Chatswood High School in 2017.

Having grown up coaching and competing in a variety of sports, Ciaran has a particular passion for football and futsal, playing in the NSFA Premier League and competing in state-level Futsal Tournaments.

Ciaran’s athletic background and enthusiasm for physiotherapy have greatly shaped his holistic approach to treatment.

His aim is to provide clients with a comprehensive physiotherapy experience including addressing their unique goals and interests and actively provide support during both the acute phase of injury management and the longer phases of rehabilitation and injury prevention.

Leanne Pejkovic-Kelsey
Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Leanne grew up a local girl on Sydney’s North Shore, where she remained and raised her own family in the area as well. She frequented the clinic for each of her 3 children as well as her own injuries over the years. During that time she also ran a successful home business in the field of Architecture.

Her children all became successful elite athletes in their own right. This path opened her eyes to the training methodology of different coaches and the injuries being sustained and the rehabilitation process that went with them. Her mission was to find the answers that would fill the gaps in her knowledge and answer her questions.

She completed her Bachelor of Applied Fitness (2013) and continued to a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (2017) and finally to her masters In Exercise Physiology (2021) after delays due to Covid. She receivedthe Executive Deans Award of Excellence. This was all achieved while coaching Elite and School athletes to National and International success as a L3 IAAF Track and Field Coach.

Leanne joined the team at Turramurra Sports & Spinal to continue her mission to bring health and wellbeing to all.

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy helps the body to heal itself. It is a natural method of healthcare, which gently and effectively works with the body to encourage rapid pain reduction and early healing. By combining traditional values of patient care and state of the art facilities, we offer the very best in healthcare.

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