As the longest established physiotherapy clinic in the Inner West, Active Physiotherapy Newtown has been providing our clients with best practice manual therapy and rehabilitation, for over 30 years.
We are focused on providing you with the most effective patient care services through all stages. From your assessment and diagnosis to your treatment plan and implementation, you can rest assured you are being cared for with honesty and transparency.
We believe in educating our clients and listening to their concerns, so you’ll be involved in every step of your healthcare.
Dr. John Panagopoulos
Having graduated from the University of Sydney, John has been a practising physiotherapist for over 20 years, working in Australia and abroad. He also has a Bachelor of Medical Science, majoring in Anatomy. These complementary degrees serve to strengthen his knowledge of normal and pathological anatomy and physiology.
Martyn is the co-Director of Active Physiotherapy Newtown. He has over 10 years of experience as a physiotherapist, and is particularly practised in helping clients with jaw pain/TMJ, headaches, hip and lower back pain.He is the go-to-guy for more complex cases when all else has failed. He is also proficient in the use of some more specialised forms of treatment, such as craniosacral therapy and dry needling.
Kathryn is a highly experienced physiotherapist who enjoys working with her patients to understand not only what is driving their pain or dysfunction, but also to understand the whole person, their lifestyle and interests. This ensures she is delivering a bespoke treatment to each patient, based on their individual needs.
Adrian is a hand therapist with a keen interest in dealing with traumatic hand injury. He works closely with surgeons and patients to provide the best outcome. As a hand therapist, he cares about that bent and swollen finger, the mum with a sore wrist, those tingling fingers, that sensitive scar, that broken wrist, the painful elbow, the arthritic thumb and all conditions affecting the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow.
Johnathon’s special interest is around lower limb mechanics and injury, helping people return to their optimal function. He works cohesively with clients, listening to their needs and devising a rehabilitation plan specifically tailored to their aims and goals.
Shaun graduated from Macquarie University’s postgraduate Doctor of Physiotherapy program in 2017 where he was awarded the 2017 Janet Greeley Prize for outstanding contribution to Physiotherapy. He also has a degree in Exercise and Sports Science, and uses this knowledge to assist with high-level sports and exercise assessment and retraining.
Christa is a physiotherapist, exercise physiologist and dietician who empowers and gives clients control over their recovery by equipping them with knowledge and personalized management strategies. She is passionate about helping her patients improve their condition and get back to moving better, feeling better and doing the things that are most important to them.
Alex graduated from the Doctor of Physiotherapy program at Macquarie University and also has an undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sports Science. She is an extremely experienced fitness professional holding certificates III and IV in Personal Training and Group Exercise and has taught fitness classes at Fitness First,