Meet Our Team

Scott Lim - Associate Physiotherapist 

B AppSci (Phty) USYD APAM
Sports Injuries Special Interest 

Scott graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. He also holds a Diploma in Nursing which he completed in Singapore, followed by a year and a half as a physiotherapist assistant when he was enlisted in the Singapore armed forces.

He enjoys getting to know his patients which better allows him to understand their needs and personalise his treatment plan to best fit them. Scott plans to help his patients to see that physiotherapy is more than rehab, that it is also finding missing links and weakness, addressing them and taking his patients to the next level of their performance.

 

As an avid sportsman, Scott a firm believer in the importance of keeping active, in terms of both one's physical and mental health. His primary drive as a physiotherapist is to enable people to continue with those pursuits, whether that's running marathons or walking around the block

 

In his spare time, Scott loves to stay active by going to the gym, pick up a new sport occasionally, days at the beach and watch the formula one races.

Scott Lim Physiotherapist Balmain.png

Areas of Interest:                      Sports Injuries and Musculoskeletal disorders

                                                       (Especially Neck, Shoulder and Lower Back)

                                                       Disability and Neurological Conditions

                                                       

Programs & Classes:                One-on-One Matwork Clinical Pilates                                                                    

Languages:                                 English

Jane Chang - Associate Physiotherapist 

M Phty (Masters of Physiotherapy) University of Sydney, B Sc (ExSci)

Women's Health Special Interest

 

Jane graduated with a Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney. She is committed to delivering the best care to patients by integrating the latest evidence based practice in her treatments. Jane understands the importance of incorporating exercise into patient rehabilitation to facilitate recovery, she completed the Matwork instructor certification with Studio Pilates.

 

Jane has experience in treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and has a special interest in neck, shoulders and low back pain.

 

In her spare time, Jane enjoys staying active by visiting the gym, snowboarding and bush walking.

Areas of Interest:                      Sports Injuries and Musculoskeletal disorders

                                                       (Especially Lower Limb and Lower Back)

                                                       Womens' Health Disorders

Programs & Classes:                One-on-One Matwork Clinical Pilates                                                                    

Languages:                                 English, Cantonese & Mandarin

SF100004.jpg
Edward Yip - Principal Physiotherapist 

B AppSci (Phty) USYD APAM SMA

APA NSW PBA Committee Member

JAW & TMJ Pain Special interest

TMJ Physiotherapist 

Edward is the Principal Physiotherapist at Balmain Physiotherapy by Sydney Allied Health Group. Having graduated from the University of Sydney, Edward is a highly experienced physiotherapist who prides himself on his ability to make a positive and long term difference in his patients’ lives. He enjoys working with patients to understand not only the cause of their musculoskeletal injuries or dysfunction but also to understand the whole individual including their interests and lifestyle. This ensures he is implementing a bespoke management plan to each patient based on his comprehensive assessment and their individual needs. 

 

He educates and works to empower you so you have a clear understanding of the root cause of the problem. He uses a range of hands-on techniques and exercise prescription and is proficient in the use of some more specialised forms of manual therapy, dry needling and joint mobilisation techniques. 


Edward has a particular interest in treating headaches, neck and jaws pain especially temporomandibular joint disorders (TMDs) but also still enjoys treating general musculoskeletal and sporting injuries. He also has extensive experience working with knees and shoulders pain patients of all age groups.

 

Outside of work, Edward enjoys reading, playing golf and hanging out with Katsu the Shiba. 

SF100092.jpg

Areas of Interest:                   Sports Injuries and Musculoskeletal disorders

                                                     (incl. Knees, Shoulders and Lower Back)

                                                     Aged-related conditions

                                                    (incl. Chronic Pain, Mobility Loss & Falls Prevention)

                                                     Jaw (TMJ) Pain Disorders

                                                   

Languages:                                English and Cantonese

Natalie Norris - Exercise Physiologist 

B Exercise Physiology UNSW, ESSAM, 

Natalie is an accredited Exercise Physiologist who graduated from the University of New South Wales. Natalie’s professional career has involved working with a diverse range of clients including those with musculoskeletal, metabolic, neurological, cardiac and mental health conditions.

 

Natalie has a special passion for using exercise in the management and prevention of chronic health conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. She provides evidence based treatment and works collaboratively with her patients, ensuring the best health outcomes possible.

 

Outside of work Natalie enjoys playing sports, taking her dog Ollie for a walk and spending time with her family and friends. Natalie has competed at a National level in athletics.

IMG_7535[17420] (1).jpg

Areas of interest:               Chronic Disease Management

                                                (incl diabetes, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis)

                                                Injury Rehabilitation

                                                (incl shoulders, knees and lower back)

                                                Exercise & Mental Health     

Programs & Classes           Beat it 

                                                (Diabetes Exercise Class)

                                                Seniors Exercise Class (60 years +)

                                                (Balance, Strength and Fitness) 

Language                             English

Marc Sia - Exercise Physiologist 

B Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) USYD, HONS Class I
ESSAM, 

Marc is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who graduated from the University of Sydney with 1st Class Honours. During his studies, Marc gained experience working in a wide range of areas including musculoskeletal rehabilitation, chronic disease management (e.g. osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, type 2 diabetes etc.) and various mental health conditions. Marc has also spent 2 years working in the disability sector, helping to run group and individual exercise sessions with kids and adults with neurological deficits. Marc is passionate about helping individuals reach their personal health goals through client-centred, evidence-based exercise interventions. He believes that when prescribed critically, exercise is a powerful tool that can be used to address specific conditions and improve overall well-being for all individuals, at any age or stage of life. Marc adopts a holistic view of an individual’s health and strives to understand patient’s lives and goals as best as he can to apply a tailored exercise intervention.

Outside of work, Marc has participated in various sports at both an elite and recreational level and still continues to enjoy local social competitions and friendly games with friends. Outside of work, he also enjoys finding great food destinations and exploring other countries!

IMG_1877 2_edited.jpg

Areas of interest:               Chronic Disease Management

                                                (incl. Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, Diabetes etc) 

                                                Injury Rehabilitation

                                                (incl. shoulders, knees and lower back)

                                                Exercise & Mental Health     

 

Programs & Classes           Seniors Exercise Class (60 years +)

                                                (Balance, Strength and Fitness) 

 

Languages:                        English

Emma Job - Exercise Physiologist 

B Ex Phys UNSW ESSAM AES AEP
Beat it Program 

Emma completed her Bachelor of Exercise Physiology at the University of New South Wales in 2018. She believes exercise is beneficial for everyone, and gained experience working within neuromuscular rehabilitation, mental illness, chronic disease management and physical activity for kids during her studies. Emma believes in a biopsychosocial approach to health and wellbeing, and that exercise can positively influence all of these factors if prescribed correctly. Outside of work, Emma loves to stay active by going to the gym, walking her dog, swimming and playing netball.  

Areas of interest:               Chronic Disease Management

                                                (incl diabetes, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis)

                                                Exercise & Cancer

                                                (during treatment and post-treatment)

                                                Injury Rehabilitation

                                                (incl shoulders, knees and lower back)

                                                Exercise & Mental Health     

Programs & Classes           Beat it 

                                                (Diabetes Exercise Class)

                                                Seniors Exercise Class (60 years +)

                                                (Balance, Strength and Fitness) 

Languages:                          English

 Since completing her training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s High Risk Foot clinic, Jacqui has enjoyed treating a wide variety of patients. She has worked extensively with athletes and performers in a clinic specialising dance and sport related injuries, as well as with more vulnerable patients in diabetic and aged foot care practices. It was from this broad base of experience that she discovered her passion for resolving her patient’s postural and biomechanical issues with the use of modern sports rehabilitation techniques and custom-made orthotics when necessary. Always sensitive to her patients careers, hobbies and lifestyles, Jacqui takes a whole body approach to treatment, tailoring recovery programs according to her patient’s goals.

Jacqueline Sleep - Senior Podiatrist

B Pod (La Trobe), AAPSM, SMA

Areas of Interest:                   Sports Injuries and Dance/Performance Podiatry

                                                    (Heel Spurs, Arch Pain )

                                                    Diabetic Foot management

                                                    (Ingrown Toe Nails and routine Podiatric Care)

                                                    Customised Orthotics 

                                                    (Full-custom, semi custom or ‘off the shelf’)

Languages:                               English

Dr Queenie Chau -  Principal Optometrist (Balmain Vision)

B.Optom/Vision Science (1st Class HONS)

Ocular Therapeutics UNSW:

Ophthalmic Medicines Prescriber

Sydney Dry Eye Clinic by Balmain Vision

Queenie is the Principal Optometrist at Balmain Vision who specialises in comprehensive eye health and vision care. With years of experience in optometry, Queenie is a therapeutically endorsed practitioner who enjoys working with patients to understand their vision needs as well as raising awareness in the importance of caring for their eyes to prevent future long-term complications. She integrates the latest technology and latest evidence based research into her management plans to ensure the highest quality of care is given to all her patients. 

Queenie has a particular interest in dry eyes, myopia and ocular disease management.

Outside of work, Queenie enjoys eating different cuisines and walking her beloved dog, Katsu the Shiba Inu. 

Queenie optom.png
balmainvisionlogo.png
Katsu - Unofficial Therapy Dog

Areas of Interest:                   Walks around Balmain and playing fetch at Ballast Point Park

                                                     

Languages:                               Japanese 

Balmain-Vision-Sydney-Optometry-Optometr
Katsu the Shiba Inu is our unoffical practice therapy puppy. He occasionally visits the practice. Katsu is very friendly and enjoys spending time around people.