Our team

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Greg O’Riordan
Principal physiotherapist

Greg established Hurstville Physio Plus 20 years ago and having grown up in St George enjoys seeing many familiar faces in the practice. He has 27 years’ experience as a manual physiotherapist in acute sports injuries and general rehabilitation settings. He is passionate about correct posture and effective strengthening to prevent pain and injury whether it relates to sports, work, adolescents or the elderly. His background in Sports Science and personal training compliments his exceptional awareness of body mechanics and exercise programming.

Greg believes that health and fitness is a life-long pursuit with many older people benefiting from his extensive work in Aged Care in the local St George and Sutherland Shire area.

He has treated Academy Award winners, Wimbledon champions, the London Royal Ballet and weekend warriors. He also had the honour of being the first civilian physiotherapist to attend a British Royal Marine Winter deployment to Norway.

He is a keen golfer and snow skier, with a vested interest in local cricket.

Carol Leong

Carol completed a Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. She has developed a broad skill set through the use of manual therapy techniques, dry needling, hydrotherapy and exercise prescription to effectively achieve client’s goals. She brings her experience from working in several different private clinics, with a special interest in spinal injuries, orthopaedic rehabilitation and women’s health.

Carol enjoys travelling and venturing to different cafes and restaurants. With her love for outdoor activities, she also enjoys the beach, hiking and playing basketball.

Aleks O’Riordan

Aleks completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the Australian Catholic University in Brisbane. He has a broad skill set having gained experience in Neurological Rehabilitation, Hydrotherapy, Geriatric and Orthopaedic rehabilitation in Hospital, Private Practice and Community settings. Aleks is now enjoying the challenge of working with acute injury management and utilising his hands-on manual therapy skills. Aleks is passionate about working in collaboration with his patients to get them back to their pre-injury status, whether that’s returning to the sports field, work or day to day function.

Outside of work Aleks enjoys travelling and exploring the local beaches, cafes and restaurants in his new home city of Sydney.

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Simon Xing

Simon has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) from the University of Sydney. He started working for Hurstville Physio Plus in 2016, after working in a wide range of physiotherapy settings including rehabilitation, hydrotherapy and personal training. Since his graduation, Simon has continued to compliment his interest in physiotherapy by pursuing further education in muscle energy and dry needling techniques. Simon prides himself on his hands-on approach and approachable nature.

Simon is a keen swimmer, having practised swimming from a young age. He also has strong interests in fencing, karate, and snowboarding. He enjoys travelling as well as sitting back with the latest movie that Marvel or DC has to offer.

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Barbara Kallinosis
Senior physiotherapist

Barbara is a St George local and her professional career in health started over 25 years ago. She has qualifications in physiotherapy, Occupational Health and Safety and Social Ecology.

Her particular interest is in Aged Care physiotherapy and rehabilitation within the local community. She visits many clients in their own homes to help with their rehabilitation; particularly after a stroke and to maintain strength and mobility to support them to continue living independently. In Aged Care facilities she helps clients improve or restore their mobility, and develop strength and confidence to enable continued participation with activities of everyday living.

Barbara has loved living in the St George area for the last 16 years with her daughter and family. Her interests include cycling, swimming, bushwalking, yoga, reading and live theatre.

Joanna He
Receptionist/Practice manager

Joanna has several years of customer service experience in the retail sector. She enjoys working as part of a results-driven dynamic team and providing exceptional customer service. She is waiting to greet all our clients with a smile and provide the individual attention that our clients deserve.

Joanna is studying a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the Australian Catholic University and enjoys being able to see what her future career has to offer. Her interests include fashion and fitness and being actively involved in University life.

Lihua Yang
Receptionist/Practice manager

Lihua has more than 20 years of customer service experience in global companies and community sector before joining Hurstville Physio Plus to pursue her interest in healthcare customer service. She looks forward to contributing further to the fantastic customer satisfaction here at Hurstville Physio Plus. She likes to be busy and will lookout for ways to improve efficiency and keep everything running smoothly.

When not helping her two sons with their activities, Lihua loves light reading and bushwalking.

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Sheena O’Riordan
Business manager

Sheena has 30 years’ of experience in the healthcare sector where her work has focused on quality improvement, adult education and promoting best practice in primary care.

She has been actively involved in supporting Greg to transition from being a sole practitioner 20 years ago when she moved from England to Australia, to be the thriving multidisciplinary practice it is today.

She balances her work with her own professional career and raising her and Greg’s two boys.

Current vacancies:

PHYSIOTHERAPIST – Full-time or part-time needed to join our growing dynamic team. If you want to accelerate your manual therapy skills to the next level and be mentored by highly experienced physiotherapist then call Greg 9579 5662 today for a chat or send your resume and cover letter to admin@physioplushurstville.com.au

MASSAGE THERAPIST – part-time required to join our team. Please contact Greg 9579 5662 and send your resume and cover letter to admin@physioplushurstville.com.au

Career opportunities

A variety of positions may become available as we continue to grow, including Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologist, Psychologist, Massage Therapist, Clinical Pilates Instructor and Reception. If you are interested in working in a multi-discipline organisation with a focus on excellence in healthcare service, please address all enquiries to admin@physioplushurstville.com.au

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