Our Team


At Lakeside Physio our vision is to assist you in developing your greatest physical capability through the highest quality physical therapy services.

Whether you have developed lower back pain, suffered an injury from sport or work or need rehabilitation from a major operation we have the friendly and professional team to get you back to your optimum capacity.

With our combined hands-on and exercise approach, we will empower you to understand and take control of your injury or condition.  At Lakeside Physio you will always be treated as an individual, not a number and we will take the time and care to get you back moving. 

So come along and meet our team at Lakeside Physio.

Get Moving!

David Eldridge

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David Eldridge Physiotherapist
Physiotherapist Principal BSc (Human Movement Science), BApplSc (Physiotherapy), APAM
David completed human movement science at the university of Wollongong in 1997. Following this, he conducted corporate fitness and exercise rehabilitation programs. He graduated from Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney in 2004 and has worked in public and private sectors managing acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

In 2007, he and his wife took over the care of Lakeside Physiotherapy in the Illawarra which conducted the acute physiotherapy services for the local private hospital as well as operating a private practice focusing on sports injuries and rehabilitation.

David’s experience and passion is in rehabilitation following spinal and orthopaedic surgery, work and sports injuries. He has over 10 years experience in exercise rehabilitation, work related activity programs and manual therapy techniques including massage, mobilisation and manipulation. In the last few years he has obtained certificates for advanced dry needling techniques and levels 1-4 of DMA Clinical Pilates.
Sarah Termytelen

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Sarah Termytelen Physiotherapist
Physiotherapist Principal BApplSc (Physiotherapy), APAM
Sarah is an experienced physiotherapist that has worked in both acute and chronic injury management.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Sydney University in 2004 and went on to work in the public sector. At Westmead hospital, she worked in a range of areas including cardiothoracic inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation.

Sarah later moved into private practice and has found her passion in musculoskeletal physiotherapy.

Sarah has completed the level 1-4 DMA clinical pilates course. She is interested in getting people to realise the greater potential of their bodies.

Sarah uses manual therapy, exercise, pilates and education to treat and prevent injuries.
When she’s not at work Sarah is a busy mum of 2 young boys. She loves practicing Pilates and enjoying the outdoors with her family.
Sean Knox

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Sean Knox Physiotherapist
BExScRehab (Exercise Science and Rehabilitation) MPhty (Physiotherapy) APAM
Sean completed a Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. He has experience in both private practice and the public hospital system managing a range of musculoskeletal conditions. He has a keen interest in sports injuries and post-operative rehabilitation. Sean is a strong believer in exercise-based intervention, with a focus on self-management in the return to full function. Outside of physiotherapy, Sean is a keen runner who hopes to complete his first half marathon this year.
Amy Woods

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Amy Woods Exercise Physiologist
Exercise Physiologist
Amy completed a Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science) in 2012 and then followed on to complete a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology at the University of Sydney in 2015. She has had over 4 years experience working as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist in a variety of clinical areas including musculoskeletal chronic injury, type 2 diabetes, cardiac rehabilitation, neurological disorders and cancer rehabilitation. She is accredited with Workcover to conduct Exercise Physiology programs for return to work, Chronic Disease management plans through EPC and strengthening and mobility programmes for our Veterans through DVA. Her extensive understanding of gym and functional-based exercise programs empowers her patients to return and continue with the activities they need in daily living.

Amy enjoys exercise for the management of overall musculoskeletal conditions, specifically rehabilitation for shoulders, hips, knees, lower back and pelvic floor, assessing the body as a whole biomechanical model. Her passion also lies within helping people with neurological conditions improve their function and quality of life through the intervention of exercise. Amy is continuing her professional development in this area to build her knowledge and skills to enhance her clients outcomes and quality of life. Amy also runs exercise classes for her clients that require moderate supervision with a maximum of 4 people per class. This includes people that suffer chronic musculoskeletal conditions, type 2 diabetes, cardiac and cancer rehabilitation with each person having a specific individual program that is focused on their needs and outcomes.

She has always been a lover of physical activity, competing in a wide variety of sporting backgrounds, some of which include soccer, AFL, running, track and field, swimming, hiking, tennis and is always keen to give something new a crack.

Amy has a strong belief that exercise is medicine. This evidence-based approach empowers her clients to optimise their health and provide them with the highest quality of life possible.