About Us

The New England Spinal & Sports Physiotherapy Centre has been serving the Armidale and New England region since 1998 when Rob Tindale established the practice.

Rob Tindale
Rob Tindale
Ba App Sci Physiotherapy, PGD Manipulative Physiotherapy, APM, AMPM Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Rob graduated from Cumberland College of Health Sciences in 1989 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) before working at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for his graduate year and then Concord Repatriation Hospital. In 1992 Rob completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy from Sydney University and became a titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. Rob has been practicing for 28 years.

Rob established his practice in Armidale in 1998 and has been proudly serving the New England ever since.

Rob is dedicated to providing optimal outcomes for his patinets. Rob is passionate about the ever changing science of physiotherapy and applying this to patient care.

 

Special interests;

  • Spinal pain/ conditions.
  • Haeadache and TMJ ( temperomandibular) dysfunction.
  • Sports injuries and orthopaedic rehabilitation in general.
  • Injury prevention assessment and training.
  • Knees.
  • Shoulders.
  • Lower limb biomechanics, custom orthotics which he has made for 15 years.
  • Persistent/ chronic pain
  • Dry Needling
Telephone:67712177
Email: Contact Us
Nick Grob
Nick Grob
Physiotherapist

Nick graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2016 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) and is excited about the opportunity to begin his career as a Physiotherapist here in Armidale.

Nick was born and bred in Glen Innes before making the move to Newcastle to embark on his university degree, but is happy to find himself back living and working in a rural area once again.

Nick’s passion for anything sport and fitness is what drove him to study Physiotherapy and he is looking forward to applying his knowledge and skills in a way that helps his clients achieve their desired goals.

Nick is an avid tennis player but also enjoys playing a variety of other sports such as touch football, soccer and volleyball. Nick’s other passions include music and spending time with his family and friends

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Amy Edmonds
Amy Edmonds
Practice Manager

Amy is a local Armidale girl having lived here all her life. Amy loves horse riding, music and anything outdoors especially when she is surrounded by her family and friends. Amy loves this community having grown up in it and wants to be able to help and support the people in it for as long as she is able. Amy will be here looking forward to welcoming you into our practice on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Telephone:67712177
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Vanessa de Sauty
Vanessa de Sauty
Counselling Psychologist

Bsi-Psych, Pgdip Psych, MCouns, BTheology, AssocMAPS

Vanessa de Sauty is a Counselling Psychologist who specialises in treating anxiety, depression, grief and relationship counselling, as well as assisting a broad range of issues of identity, self-esteem development and spirituality to addressing the more intrusive chronic pain, self-harm and suicidal ideation.

She has a passion to help all sorts of people, from those who can function quite well in society but desire assistance with the struggles that hinder, those who want to reach their potential, those who want support, and those who desperately need some sort of change.

Vanessa has a number of years experience working in Sydney and London in private practice as well as in educational instutitions such as schools and universities, as well as lecturing and teaching part of the Masters of Counselling program. Regardless of gender or age, she is happy and well equipped to help those brave enough to consider counselling.

Please don't hestitate to book an appointment to bring about some positive changes in your life :)

For more information see my facebook page: Live Unhindered

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Telephone:02 6771 2177
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Kathy Gwynne
Kathy Gwynne
receptionist

Kathy has been a local Armidale girl for most of her life. Kathy has a love of sport and enjoys bike riding, running and swimming. Kath usually enjoys these activites with friends. Kath also enjoys watching her sons play sport (cricket and soccer), socialising with family and friends, good food and good coffee. Kath is here to serve you on Monday and Tuesday.

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