Dinah Spratt

Dinah emigrated from the UK in 2006. She has expertise in the management of spinal conditions, pelvic dysfunctions and headaches, and also provides assessments and treatment for patients referred to Tasman Spine, under spinal surgeon Mr David Edis.

Dinah’s special interest is the management of chronic pain and she is a member of the NW Pain Management Steering Committee and the Australian Pain society. She delivers presentations to allied health professionals, and to patients with persistent pain,  helping them to recognize potential barriers to their recovery and develop the ability to overcome them.


Lisa Sanderson
Lisa works at the Shearwater branch of Physica Physiotherpay, joining them in 2012.
She qualified in 1999 with a BSc(hons ) in Physiotherapy from the Univeristy of East London, UK
She has a special interest in the self management of Respiratory conditions, Parkinsons Disease and falls and balance.
She has post graduate qualifications in Business management and trigger point dry needling.
Her hobbies include, triathlons, running, netball and swimming as well as loving being with her family!


Lisel Pearson 
Bachelor of Physiotherapy 

Lisel graduated from Queensland University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and was the founding practitioner of Devonport Physiotherapy, now Physica, in 1994. She has worked in all areas of Private Practice since then. Lisel has post graduate training in Clinical Pilates and is currently involved in the program at Physica and also spends some time presenting Manual Handling Training to a variety of workplaces. Outside of work Lisel enjoys cooking, reading, spending time at the beach with her husband and 4 children, walking and catching up for coffee with friends.


Daniel Yeo
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (hons)

Daniel started work with Physica Devonport after graduating with Honours from Monash Uni in 2011. He has undertaken further professional development in the acute management and rehabilitation of sporting and spinal injuries, as well as dry needling and DMA Clinical Pilates.  Daniel is involved in the hydrotherapy and Clinical Pilates programs at Physica Devonport. He is also involved in onsite and occupational physiotherapy with Physica Corporate Health.  Dan has a clinical interest in sports and spinal injury management and rehabilitation and he enjoys working with sporting teams, running, hiking and playing tennis and hockey.


Exercise Physiologist

Kathryn Kohler

Bachelor Exercise Physiology

Kathryn graduated from Queensland University of Technology in 2012 and has been working with us at Physica since April this year.

She has a special interest in neurological rehabilitation, cardiovascular and respiratory conditions, and falls and balance training. She has undertaken further professional development in Parkinson’s Disease and is a qualified PD Warrior instructor.