Matt Fagg - Principal Physiotherapist
Matt grew up in Newcastle and trained and the University of Newcastle, graduating in 2007. After graduating, he worked in Newcastle for several years at Kotara, Broadmeadow and Jesmond before spending the last 5 years working, travelling and playing basketball around various parts of Australia and the world.
Matt has extensive experience as a Physiotherapist, having been a physio for the Newcastle Knights, National Basketball League, National Touch League, NEAFL and various amateur teams for Netball, AFL, Rugby League and Basketball.
Since graduating, Matt has continued his education in Physiotherapy through various courses, inservices and practical experience with some of Australia's leading specialists. Matt is also trained in dry needling and cupping which can complement traditional physiotherapy techniques, especially in relieving muscle spasms and pain.
Matt has a special interest in hip, knee and shoulder conditions, including arthritis and overuse conditions as well as sports injuries. Matt has also been getting great results in relieving neck and back pains and headaches.
Matt is keen and ready to help you, and always puts his best effort into each session. He is interested in a range of topics from sport to travel and world issues and still plays basketball socially. Matt works Monday - Saturday at Wallsend. Call now or use our online booking service to book an appointment!
Keith Chapman - Senior Physiotherapist
Keith graduated from the University of Brighton with Honours in 1995 and worked in the National Health Service in the UK for six years, as well as being the club physiotherapist for Royston Rugby Union Club.
In 2001 Keith moved to Australia and Newcastle, doing hospital work for a year before merging into private practice. Keith has worked in several physio clinics in the Newcastle area and has vast experience in assessing and treating musculoskeletal conditions. He has worked with Olympic Swimmers, Professional Basketball Players, Champion Runners and countless Local Star Athletes/Sportspeople.
Keith is still a keen learner and regularly attends physio courses to keep updated on the latest developments in the physiotherapy profession. He is trained in Dry Needling and Acupuncture and is a Certified Level 1 Sports Physiotherapist. Keith loves treating Swimming Injuries, Sports Injuries and any conditions in the Knee, Ankle and Foot.
Outside of work, Keith enjoys time with his children and keeping fit with regular gym sessions, swimming and martial arts. He follows EPL soccer and international rugby keenly, and enjoys watching most other sports when he has the time.
Keith gets great satisfaction out of watching his clients move and feel better and loves the local community of Wallsend. Book Online with Keith or call to find a time that suits you: (02) 4023 2797.
Mau Imo - Physiotherapist
Mau has several years of Physio Experience and has been a big hit since joining our team in 2017. Mau was born in New Zealand then spent a lot of her life in Queensland until she recently moved to Maryland and joined the Fix It Physio Team.
Mau enjoys treating Sports Injuries, especially Netball, as well as working through post-surgical rehab including Shoulder, Spinal and Knee Surgeries. She also has extra training in Strength and Conditioning and Chronic Low Back Pain management.
Mau also has experience in Aged Care and loves chatting with and caring for older patients. Mau has a passion for the profession and a very caring nature - she loves the satisfaction of helping people recover from their pains and injuries.
Lauren Castelijn - Physiotherapist
Lauren joined our team in Feb 2018 and has been going from strength to strength since! Lauren received a scholarship at the University of Newcastle and graduated with Honours, averaging a Distinction throughout her course.
Lauren recently worked as a volunteer in the Philippines, helping set up rehabilitation protocols for professional athletes and gaining valuable experience working with rare conditions, particularly in children. She is actively involved in the community as a Team Leader for WAVE Kids Club as well as various study groups and loves being able to help people.
Lauren grew up a keen gymnast and has also been a Netball player and umpire for years so has a big interest in helping people recover from sporting injuries. Like all of our physios, she has a passion for relieving painful conditions and making a lasting difference in people's lives.
Lauren is great with shoulders, sports injuries and kids.
Kaisa Kulesa - Physiotherapist
Kaisa is here on a temporary contract, helping out while Matt goes away on holidays. She is originally from Estonia and has several years of physio experience.
Kaisa is an expert in the treatment of Lymphoedema, but is also great with musculoskeletal issues like neck pain/headaches, low back pain and tendon injuries/pains.
Kaisa loves keeping fit and is currently training in Muay Thai as well as her regular running and gym sessions. She has a good sense of humour and a caring nature and would love to help you out over the coming months.