Our Staff

Consultant Physiotherapists
David Elvish – Managing Director
– 30 years experience with work-related musculo-skeletal injuries.
– Completed two post-graduate Masters Degree.
– Appointed an Independent Physiotherapy Consultant with SIRA NSW since 1997.
– Appointed as an APA Titled Pain Physiotherapist in 2018.
– Has been a committee member of the NSW branch of the APA Pain Group since its inauguration in 2015.
– Completed a literature review titled ‘The relevance of exercise prescription for lower back pain’.
– Presented at various conferences and courses on the prevention and management of work-related injuries.
– Undertakes regular training to peers and agents.

Lisa MacPherson
– Has 30 years experience with work-related activity and pain management programs.
– Has completed a Masters of Pain Management.
– Appointed as an APA Titled Pain Physiotherapist in 2018.
– Strong interest in understanding the importance of psychosocial intervention during physical conditioning programs.
– Appointed as an Independent Physiotherapy Consultant with SIRA since 2002.

Karlene Russell
– Has 30 years experience with musculoskeletal injuries.
– 15 years experience working in exercise based physiotherapy for clients with chronic neck and back injuries.
– Appointed as an APA Titled Pain Physiotherapist in 2018.
– Able to implement group based exercise programs for chronic pain conditions.
– Strong interest in postural based exercise and function.
– Recent experience in training to work related groups on prevention of injuries.

Scott Peisley
– Strong interest in musculoskeletal injuries who has been practicing in general, sports and work-related injuries for approximately 6 years.
– Strong interest in providing functional strength and conditioning treatment to rehabilitate workers and the general public.
– Has completed the following courses:
# Spinal level 1
# Sports level 1
# Paediatrics level 1
# Occupational health physiotherapy lv 1
# Dry needling Lv 1
# Functional movement screen lv 1
# Strength and conditioning coach Lv 1

Accredited Exercise Physiologists
Kristy Stone
– Experience in workplace assessment and application of work related activity programs.
– Advanced knowledge in acute musculoskeletal injury management.
– Extensive knowledge and experience in chronic pain management programs.
– Knowledge and program design for chronic disease intervention.
– Extensive experience and development of group exercise programs.
– 16 years experience in Hydrotherapy intervention.

Dr Mike Shelley
Ms Suzanne King
Ms Leigh Murray

Other Network Team Members

Dr Marc Russo – Specialist in Pain Medicine
Dr Willem Volschenk – Specialist in Pain Medicine
Dr Pek Ang – Psychiatrist

Administrative Staff
Kelly Knight
Shannon Clarke
Lynette Weber
Leah Covell
Nicole Leatherbarrow

Contact Us

91 Chatham St
Broadmeadow NSW 2292
ph. 4985 1808
fax: 4940 0322
e. admin@workplacephysio.com