Ethos Health offers Physiotherapy, Dietetic and Exercise Physiology services from our Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Practices. Our highly experienced providers are registered with all major health insurers, medicare, workcover NSW and the Department of Veterans Affairs, with electronic claiming available on the spot.
Imogen has joined our physio team after working in a private practice in regional NSW for two years. She has a keen interest in all things musculoskeletal, sports, post-operative rehabilitation, as well as pilates-based exercise that she enjoys including into a patient’s rehab where able.
Dan is a University of Newcastle graduate with several years private practice experience. His physio interests are wide-ranging with specialised knowledge around cycling and soccer.
Dan works with local soccer clubs in the NPL and New FM league and often covers teams for Northern NSW at nationals’ tournaments.
Nick worked alongside Ethos Health physios throughout his studies at the University of Newcastle, and has now been with us in the clinic for a few years. Nick has a passion for sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy, and divides his time between our Newcastle practice and Wanderers Rugby Club.
Connor graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2014 and has been working with Ethos Health ever since. He has worked with a number of local and representative sports teams and enjoys treating all types of injuries and painful conditions, especially the shoulder.
Chris Morton is a Physiotherapist with 15 years experience. In addition to his clinical load, Chris oversees the general running and operation of the business as well as managing significant research and product development projects. Chris is a regular lecturer in the University of Newcastle’s Physiotherapy program and a media spokesperson for interviews with private health funds, print media, radio and more.
BAppSc (Physio), BSc (HM)
David Naylor is a physiotherapist with more than 15 years of sports experience. He has a special interest in the biomechanics of injury and rehabilitation, rugby union injuries, shoulder and lower limb injury management.
Tim has more than 15 years experience in sports physiotherapy and has developed a special interest in lumbopelvic and lower limb mechanics. He has worked with a range of sporting teams from amateur to elite including at national, Olympic and Paralympic level.
Nick is a Newcastle University graduate, who worked in various private practice and hospital settings in Australia and the UK prior to joining Ethos Health in 2018., Nick has a special interest in the treatment and prevention of work-related injuries and provides consulting services to a range of organisations while working in various on-site clinics throughout the Hunter.
BSc(HM), Cert IV TAE
Benn's special interests are wide ranging and include musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation, exercise during cancer treatment, and chronic disease management (for example, diabetes, COPD or heart disease). Benn works from our Newcastle West and Lake Macquarie practices.
Bach Ex Phys (Rehab)
Laura has 10 years’ experience as an Exercise Physiologist. Laura has a special interest in exercise during cancer treatment and women’s health in particular pre and post-natal care. Laura is able to provide interventions for various conditions, injuries and diseases under Medicare, DVA and WorkCover schemes as well as private patients.
Dr. Jane Watson
PhD BHSc (N&D), Cert IV TAE
Jane translates nutrition science into practical advice to promote healthy eating. Her interest in infant, child and maternal nutrition was consolidated during her PhD where she developed and validated a food-frequency questionnaire to assess the dietary intakes of children and adolescents. Jane has undertaken additional study in child nutrition, population health and is an accredited practitioner for the Triple P parenting program. She is passionate about working with families to promote healthy eating habits during pregnancy and beyond. As the mother of 3 boys, Jane's approach is down-to-earth, realistic and practical.
BNutrDiet (Hons), Cert IV WHS
James is an experienced dietitian having worked in a number of medical centres and private practices across NSW. Having moved to Newcastle his clinical focus is general dietetics, including weight management, heart disease, diabetes, food allergies and intolerances, and sports nutrition. James also works as a consultant to a number of local organisations, helping run a range of health and wellbeing programs.
Rowan is an experienced Accredited Practising Dietitian with expertise in helping patients with a wide range of issues including weight management, paediatrics, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, oncology, cardiac and renal (kidney) function, aged care, sports nutrition and vegetarian/veganism, mental health. Rowan has primarily worked with NSW Health for the past 5 years in both inpatient and community settings within Hunter, Murrumbidgee and Sydney districts. He currently has a particular interest in gut health, and can assist clients who are interested in microbiome testing.
Our Professional Memberships
Newcastle Physio Clinic
Lake Macquarie Physio Clinic