ABOUT US

All our treatments are one-on-one in private rooms, so your Physiotherapist can appropriately assess the cause of your injury or pain as well as provide quality effective treatment and exercise rehabilitation sessions.

We focus on finding the source and cause of your problem - not just treating your symptoms!! This is to ensure we get a correct diagnosis and start improving your symptoms immediately. We ensure every patient receives the right amount of treatment for their pain and injury and it is our priority not to over treat.

Our treatment recommendations are tailor made to suit each patient individually and we treat and respect our patients likes members of our own family.

What to Expect?

At Connect Physiotherapy we provide a friendly environment that makes you feel comfortable and leaves you enjoying treatment. At your initial appointment your treating practitioner will:

  • Discuss your health history
  • Discuss your goals & expected outcomes
  • Conduct a physical examination of the injury
  • Advise on how many treatment sessions you will require
  • Educate you about your injury and its prevention
  • Answer any questions you may have
  • Provide you with exercise training and techniques to continue at home
  • Provide taping/bracing if required

Subsequent appointments will include:

  • Discuss your progress
  • Conduct a review physical examination
  • Provide manual therapy if required
  • Review and make any appropriate changes to your home exercise program
  • Advise you on when or if you require further treatment
  • Provide taping/bracing if required


Trading Hours

Monday: 8am – 5:30pm

Tuesday: 10:30am – 8pm

Wednesday: 7am – 7pm

Thursday: 10am – 6pm

Friday: 8am – 5:30pm

Saturday: 7am – 12:30pm (Exercise Physiology services ONLY)


Contact Information

173 Bennett Road,

St Clair, NSW, 2759

Phone: (02) 9673 6366

Email: info@connectphysiotherapy.com.au  


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MEET OUR TEAM

DAVID BLACKBURN

Principal Physiotherapist

B.App.Sc (PHTY)

David is the owner and Principal Physiotherapist at Connect Physiotherapy. He established Connect Physiotherapy in 2012 with his wife Amanda, both whom continue to work in clinic regularly. 

He studied at The University of Sydney and graduated with his physiotherapy qualifications in 2009.

David has an interest and further training in treating complex lumbo-pelvic conditions, but also enjoys treating shoulders and people suffering from headaches and migraines. He has many years of sports coverage experience working at the semi-professional level as head Physiotherapist for a number of football clubs. 


MONIQUE MCHUGH

Associate Physiotherapist

B.H.Sc.M (PTHY)


Monique graduated as a Physiotherapist from The University of Western Sydney and has since worked in the Westmead Children's Hospital and with a multitude of local sporting teams before moving to Connect Physiotherapy. She has special interests in paediatrics and sporting injuries. 

AMANDA LEE

Associate Physiotherapist

B.App.Sc (PHTY)


Amanda graduated as a Physiotherapist from The University of Sydney in 2019 after seeing the benefits physiotherapy could have in improving patients’ quality of living. She has experience in multiple areas of physiotherapy including musculoskeletal, orthopaedics, neurology, acute cardiorespiratory and aged care.Amanda is a Western Sydney local that enjoys helping people of all ages and abilities to stay active. In her spare time, she enjoys going on hikes with a coffee in hand or brunching at local cafes.

KATIE BLACKETER

Exercise Physiologist (ESSAM) 

B.Hum. MvtM.Clin.Ex.Phys

Katie graduated as an Exercise Physiologist from the Australian Catholic University in 2012 and has since worked in a variety of rehabilitation settings. Her specialties include:
Pilates (APPI trained Matwork 1,2, 3)
Ante & Post Natal Pilates (APPI trained)
Hydrotherapy
Workplace Rehabilitation
Falls Prevention
Cardiac Rehabiliation
Neurological Rehabilitation
Katie has a special interest in Exercise Physiology/Allied Health business development and expanding teams and services offered to the community. Her passion lies in providing the best possible care to her clients and meet their rehabilitation goals.

WILLI KININJJEW

Remedial Massage Therapist

AMANDA BLACKBURN

Practice Manager


Amanda is a friendly face that you will often find at the front desk or floating around the rooms, she has been the Practice Manager at Connect Physiotherapy since opening in 2012.Amanda always ensures that patient confidentiality is kept to the highest standard along with keeping the practice running smoothly. She is always happy to help you and answer any questions you may have. Away from work Amanda is a keen soccer player and enjoys riding motorbikes.

JODIE LAWS

Allied Health Receptionist 


Jodie loves all sports, in particular soccer. She loves spending weekends at home with her family or taking the kids on new adventures. 

LEILA VANNER

Allied Health Receptionist

Leila has been fortunate enough to have worked with Connect Physiotherapy for 8 years now as an Allied Health Receptionist. She loves working with a bunch of friendly professionals and feels like they are her second family. She enjoys helping patients and brightening their day with a friendly smile and contagious laugh. She loves spending time with her fur babies and taking them for drives in her car, which she hopes they really enjoy! Leila is a cruise fanatic. She got hooked on a short cruise with friends and now wants to go all of the time.