Hand / Upper Limb Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy for dancers
Post orthopaedic surgery
Post spinal surgery
Hand and upper limb conditions
Work related injuries
Pilates / Core Stability Classes
Pinc Cancer Rehabilitation
Pregnancy exercise classes
Post Natal exercise classes
Pilates / Core Stability Classes
INTERMEDIATE STRETCH & MAT CLASSES
A gentle morning class, designed to awaken and mobilise our stiff bodies after a night’s rest. This class combines Intermediate level to Advanced level Pilates strengthening, as well as lots of stretching and movement inspired by Yoga and Feldenkrais. This class is a wonderful way to start your day!
GENERAL MAT CLASS
A beginners to Intermediate level mat class, integrating Pilates, stretching/Yoga, and strength training; with progressions for those more able-bodied and experienced, and regressions for those less able or experienced. Being a small, Physiotherapist-led class, we can cater to all levels and give valuable feedback where needed.
MUMS AND BUBS
This is a small and specific post-natal class, focused on re-building and strengthening your lumbo-pelvic muscles, as well as maintaining upper body mobility, and restoring optimal breath and postural patterning. A combination of pilates, yoga and strength training, with safe parameters and considerations for your post-natal pelvic floor and abdominal wall; supervised and guided by Physiotherapists, who are able to give feedback and other options where needed.
*please note , if you are new to On PointPhysiotherapy and have recently had a baby we would like you to fill in a pre class questionnaire . If you have specific pelvic floor concerns , abdominal separation , or pelvic girdle pain we recommend that you do a 30 min Telehealth appointment with one of our physiotherapists prior to commencing classes
A Physiotherapist-led class designed to support pregnant women through their pregnancy with therapeutic exercise, focused on maintaining lumbo-pelvic strength and stability, spinal mobility, pelvic floor health and upper body strength and endurance; as well as education on how to prepare for birth and the post-natal physical requirements. These classes are kept small, so that our Physio’s can give variations specific to your needs, with respect to which trimester you are in, as well as any individual considerations.
* please note to join pregnancy class we will need you to fill out a pre class pregnancy questionnaire . If you have specific concerns we recommend that you have a 30 min initial assessment with one of our physiotherapists
If you are requiring more closely monitored classes- and wish to rehabilitate a more specific injury 1:1 classes also available with Sharyn or Hayley - please contact us at for further information
Although it is best for our physiotherapists to assess you in a face to face appointment , an online appointment can be a very valuable way for us to help you with your physical concerns . We will take a detailed history and assess you via the computer screen , then be able to advise you on the best course of action for your specific needs.
Sharyn Graduated as a physiotherapist from Cumberland College of Health Sciences (Sydney University) in 1992. She has worked in Australia, the United Kingdom and The USA as a physio , working predominantly in private practice and hospital outpatients treating musculoskeletal conditions. She also has significant experience in rehabilitation working with people after orthopedic and spinal surgeries , and loves to help people optimize their strength, improve postural stability and pays particular attention to return to a normal gait pattern .
Sharyn Trained with DMA Clinical Pilates in 2012 and has been teaching Physio led group Pilates classes ever since - both mat classes , and studio/ equipment sessions . Pilates lead to an interest in Women's health , and sharyn has completed a number of pelvic floor courses through the Women's Health Training Associates . This is an important part of Sharyn's treatment approach as she can incorporate her Pilates training with her women's health and musculoskeletal background . Sharyn is particularly interested in working on postural and core stability in both the general population and also in pregnancy and the post partum period. - including treatment of pelvic girdle pain , pelvic floor dysfunction , abdominal separation.
Sharyn completed the PINC cancer Rehabilitation course in 2018. She is now an accredited PINC Cancer rehabilitation therapist, and is very excited to be able to offer a service that can help women and men affected by cancer exercise in a safe and caring environment in Coffs Harbour.
Natalie is the founding physiotherapist at Coffs Coast Hand Therapy. After graduating from the University of Sydney in 1996 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) Natalie worked in various hospital and private practice locations in NSW and Queensland.
It was in these formative years as a young therapist that she gained experience and a passion for hand and upper limb therapy. After a move to the ACT in 1999 she held a senior position in hands and burns management at Canberra Hospital and remained there until a move to the Coffs Coast with her husband and 2 young children in 2006.
After 6 more years at the Coffs Harbour Health Campus working in a busy outpatient department doing hands and orthopedics and with a third child in the mix, Natalie opened Coffs Coast Hand Therapy in April 2014.
Natalie has a special interest in complex trauma, wrist pain and post surgical hand therapy. Natalie is an associate member of the Hand Therapy Association and is committed to continued education, always striving for better outcomes for her patients.
In her spare time Natalie enjoys cooking, sewing and spending time with her family and her dog Mac the border collie.
Hayley grew up in Coffs Harbour, where she enjoyed an active and healthy life, at the beach and playing sports.
She completed her first degree at the University of Canberra; a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Biology) in 2012; followed by a Masters in Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney in 2014. Since then, Hayley has worked in private practices in Sydney, Coffs Harbour, Geelong and Torquay, using LJ Lee’s ConnectTherapyTM model of Physiotherapy (previously known as the Integrated Systems Model) and the Thoracic Ring ApproachTM – a whole-body approach to find the source of movement dysfunction and pain. She integrates this model with functional movement re-training, influenced by Pilates principles.
Hayley has also dedicated a lot of time to expanding her skills in the realm of Women’s Health Physiotherapy, and she has completed a number of courses with the Women’s Health Training Associates, with plans to continue to specialise in the field.
Hayley’s special interests are women’s health (particularly, care for pre and post-natal women), pilates, and functional movement re-training. Hayley is passionate about maintaining an active lifestyle and enabling others to do the same; outside of work, she enjoys spending time outside with her baby girl, surfing, and doing yoga and pilates.