1. Our team of clinicians between them have 80+ years of clinical experience – meaning that the collaborative approach between team members ensures patients enjoy the best possible care.


Alison Strudwick

Physiotherapist. B.App.Sc (PHTY) Grad. Dip. Sc (Manip PHTY); Graduate Certificate Pain Management; Rehabilitation Consultant

Alison is our Principal Physiotherapaist. A physiotherapist of almost 30 years experience. She is highly regarded within her profession and has done countless professional development hours throughout her career. Alison is a Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.

She studied at Sydney University before working in Australian and British hospitals. Since the early 1990s she has focused on private practice physiotherapy, with a keen interest in sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation physiotherapy. Alison has worked with elite athletes across many sports. She now has a special interest in pain management and understanding.

She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy from Sydney University and is an experienced at dry needling.


Graham Storer


Graham is a soft tissue specialist, qualified as a Myotherapist. He is a 50-50 partner in the business. He is currently on extended leave and expected back in the clinic late April


Matt Chase

Matt returned to us in July 2017 after a North American sojourn. Matt previously was with us from 2012 and proved to be one of the most popular and respected physiotherapists to have worked with us over the past 11 years.

Matt is an active sportsman. He is a keen surfer and golfer, and has competed successfully at state and national surf life saving championships. He has been team physio to a number of teams, including in rugby and with the Newcastle Emerging Jets program.

His patient rapport was the envy of many, and his departure to explore the world was a sad time for patients and colleagues alike. His return has equally been greeted with much enthusiasm by staff and former patients.


Kate Haasnoot

Kate is a physiotherapist of 16 years experience who now lives locally in Maitland.

Kate’s initial interest in physiotherapy came from her sporting background in basketball having represented Newcastle and the state in her junior years. After graduating in 2001 Kate completed her new graduate year at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital before moving back up to Newcastle to work in private practice where she has stayed aside from a 12-month stint working in the NHS in England.

Kate has extensive experience in private practice, treating a wide range of conditions from social sports people to elite athletes, injured workers, paediatrics, the elderly and everything in between. Kate has been atMaitland Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries since January 2017 and impresses with her strong work ethic and her dedication to her profession and her patients.


Kate has a strong interest and experience in combining clinical pilates into her patient’s rehabilitation plans. She is also very experienced in casting and trigger point dry needling.


Charlotte Cordes


Charlotte joined us in September, 2014. After studying in Germany, Charlotte started her physiotherapy career in private practice in 2003 in Berlin. From 2004 to 2008 she worked in private practice in Schwerin, Germany. She had a varied case load including sports injuries, musculoskeletal and neurological patients, general physiotherapy and supervising student physiotherapists.

Charlotte studied under Dr Frank Bartel (GGMM) Manual Therapy. She is a very keen runner, and loves nothing more than running while pushing her baby daughter. In Germany Charlotte’s clinic looked after SV Schwerin handball – one of Europe’s biggest sports. While on holiday and travelling with a friend in Australia her rental vehicle broke down. The Aussie who stopped to offer help is now Charlotte’s husband and father of their daughter.