Our Integrative General Practitoner (GP) and Nutrigenomics Practitioner:
Dr. Vinesh Singh
Dr. Vinesh Singh is a holistic general practitioner (GP) who completed his medical degrees in the United Kingdom before recently immigrating to Australia. He is passionate about addressing all aspects of one’s health rather than just treating symptoms as they arise, and emphasises lifestyle change as a means of treating and preventing disease.
Our Osteopathy Team:
Dr Patricia Thomas
Patricia has worked in health care since 1989, and in the 90's was attracted to studying Osteopathy due to her own experiences as a patient.
Since completing her Bachelors of Applied Science (Osteopathy) and Masters of Osteopathy at the University of Western Sydney, Patricia quickly developed a reputation for excellence, which lead her to serving several years as the national president of the 'Australian Osteopathic Association' (now called 'Osteopathy Australia').
While Patricia's background and experience allows her to help people from many walks of life, with a variety of aches and pains, she has a particular interest in patients with neck, shoulder, elbow and wrist pain, as well as knee and ankle concerns.
When not at work, Patricia enjoys the beach, kayaking, hiking, or pretty much anything that takes her into the great outdoors!
Dr. Jordan Rosewarne
Jordan began his career through a fascination of human movement and function and how we could influence this as practitioners. Prompting him to complete his Osteopathic degree at RMIT University in Melbourne.
Working as a sports trainer with rugby and AFL clubs and gaining access to premier Sports Doctors and Physiotherapists allowed him to further his injury prevention and injury management knowledge. Additionally he completed a Strength and Conditioning internship at a renowned Melbourne S&C company to facilitate peoples return to function.
He is experienced in treating neck, back and joint pain and sporting injuries of patients of most ages, from teenagers to the elderly. To complement these experiences he travelled to India treating in several hospitals alongside Orthopaedic Surgeons and Physiotherapists aiding with rehabilitation post-surgery.
He strives to take a holistic approach to your health exploring all aspects to achieve an active healthy lifestyle. Outside of servicing you he enjoys the outdoors and traveling, watching AFL (funnily enough a Sydney Swans supporter) and reading any books you recommend.
Dr. Kevin Finnan
After suffering from chronic back pain for years on end, Kevin discovered Osteopathy and was so impressed with the results that he enrolled into the 5 year course the following year. Kevin utilises a variety of safe and effective hands on osteopathic techniques and offers a personalised treatment that is structured to assist you in reaching your own health goals.
In addition to his roles at RNHC, Kevin currently tutors human anatomy, physiology and neuroscience to a variety of health and medical programs at the University of Western Sydney.
Kevin is the principal Osteopath and a director of RNHC. His vision is to bring the knowledge and skills of osteopathic treatment to the people of Ryde.
Dr. Kristopher Sanford
Kristopher is a young and passionate osteopath from Melbourne, where he completed his Osteopathic degree at RMIT University, Victoria. With a keen interest in sport and active lifestyles, Kristopher worked throughout his university degree as a head sports trainer for a Premier League soccer club, as well as multiple AFL clubs and university teams.
At the beginning of 2015 Kristopher travelled to Mumbai to work at a very well-known and progressive orthopaedic hospital where he used Osteopathy to aid in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients requiring orthopaedic surgery.
He is passionate about treating people that are actively involved in their health and fitness, and strongly believes that everyone should be able to enjoy their exercise, be it professional or social, pain free.
Dr. Daniel Joiner
Daniel studied his Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy) at the University of Western Sydney before completing his Masters of Osteopathic Medicine at Southern Cross University.
Growing up, Daniel experienced growth pains and found relief after being treated by an Osteopath, starting his journey to becoming an Osteopath after realising the benefit Osteopathy can have to people from all walks of life.
In 2008 Daniel took a break from his Osteopathic career to join the Royal Australian Army as an infantry soldier in the Royal Australian Regiment. He served for 6 years and served two tours overseas in East Timor and Afghanistan. As a result of his service in Afghanistan Daniel suffered a career ending back injury, which caused him to leave the army in 2013 to resume his career in Osteopathy.
Dr Kuan Ng
Looking for Dr Kuan Ng? Kuan is currently on extended leave, and will be re-joining us later in the year.
If you're a regular or past patient of Kuan's, do feel free to see another member of our team until he returns.
Our Chiropractic Team:
Dr. Johanna McFadgen
Johanna is a Wholistic Chiropractor who works in a gentle way to provide treatment and care to families, all ages including babies and children and pregnant women.
She is registered with the NSW Chiropractors Registration Board and is a member of the Chiropractors & Osteopathic Association of Australia. She holds both a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science & Master of Chiropractic.
Johanna's philosophy focuses on gentle chiropractic care for all ages.
Dr. Angelo Marketos
Angelo specialises in the gentle and conservative treatment of back pain and headaches associated with busy lifestyles. Angelo has completed research into the effects of neck pain on balance, and his treatment has seen great results with neck and upper back pain.
He is registered with the NSW Chiropractors Registration Board and is a member of the Chiropractors Association of Australia. He has completed both a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science & Master of Chiropractic.
Angelo focuses on pain relief and rehabilitation especially in desk workers, students and labourers.
Dr. Coco Ho
Having experienced chronic back pain from a young age, Coco was introduced to the benefits of chiropractic treatments early in life, and it was from this experience that lead her to applying for, enrolling in, and eventually completing the 5 year Bachelor of Chiropractic Science & Master of Chiropractic program at Sydney's Macquaire University.
Coco provides gentle and effective care to adults of all ages. She is able to adapt her techniques to treat a wide range of conditions and meet her patient’s needs.
Coco is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Our Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates team:
After completing a degree in Exercise and Sports Science Alex went on to complete a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2008. This gave Alex a unique perspective on the cause and treatment of sporting injuries across a vast array of sports.
Working closely with Olympic physios he gained valuable experience and has treated a number of elite athletes through Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates. Sports related injuries are a keen interest of Alex’s and he has a lot of experience in the assessment and treatment of neck, back and join pain.
Matthew Abeshouse is a passionate physiotherapist, with over 5 years experience. He brings an analytical approach that focuses on addressing your problem from the root cause. He has a keen interest in the management of spinal related pain and the treatment of neck pain, and often attends and completes relevant courses to bring you the most up-to-date research. As a Physiotherapist and a Pilates Instructor, he focuses on delivering individualised and specialised treatment and exercises to support you to reach your goals.
Matthew has completed further postgraduate training in manual therapy and dry needling, and pairs these skills with a focus on exercise therapy. This has provided him with skills to work with patients of all ages and across all walks of life, although he particularly enjoys treating athletes and weekend warriors.. As an expert in human movement and function, Matthew believes exercise and Clinical Pilates is often the key ingredient that will guide you towards recovery and will work with you to develop a program that can allow you to excel.
After injuring her back in a fall 16 years ago, Adele started attending Pilates classes to strengthen her core and correct her posture. Through these classes she found she had a passion for what she likes to call “active treatment” – using exercise as medicine.
Adele has 14 years experience in Pilates and was driven to complete a degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. Adele is passionate about Pilates and the results it can deliver to people from all walks of life.
Yonit has over 6 years experience working as a Physiotherapist in Israel and 5 years experience as a Pilates Instructor. She has worked with people from all age brackets and fitness levels. She has experience in treating respiratory, neurological, orthopaedic, and developmental conditions.
Yonit focuses on developing realistic, specific and measurable goals with her patients. These allow her to individualise and tailor each Pilates class to ensure you reach your goals!
Our Acupuncture and TCM team:
Dr. Kuo Jen (Hank) Chen
Kuo Jen 'Hank' Chen is an experienced and accomplished practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, demonstrated by his passion for TCM, and the care he gives to each and all of his clients.
Hank treats disorders relating to blockages of the bodies energy, blood or phlegm. Using both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, Hank treats a wide range of conditions such as; Neurological conditions, Gynaeceological disorders, Musculoskeletal disorders, Psychological conditions and Gastro-intestinal disorders.
Julia is a bright and caring Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner who focuses on Women’s Health and Infertility (both male and female).
With her clinical and professional experience built up over the years, she also treats a wide range of conditions such as musculoskeletal, digestive and stress-related disorders.
Julia is a firm believer that all symptoms of the body are related in some way, and so she likes to comb through and ask about several areas (that may initially seem unrelated) of the patient’s health in order to provide a truly holistic and therapeutically effective treatment. She welcomes patients’ questions regarding their health and takes the time to explain.
Our Remedial Massage Team:
Lisa Donnelly joins the team at Ryde Natural Health Clinic with twelve years experience. Her massage focuses on unravelling the layers of dysfunction that often have nervous system based entrainment patterns. She specialises in conditions that have not responded to other modalities.
Lisa will assess your entire posture and design a treatment program that is not symptom based. Lisa will explain to you the bottom line of what is required, not ‘make you feel better’ but see your physique unravel and achieve strength in posture and functional movement patterns.
Leah is originally from Canada but made Sydney her home in 1997. Relaxation, remedial and sports massage are her main areas of interest. Leah believes in the physiological and psychological power of regular massage. Physiologically, a regular massage can help reduce joint pain, relieve muscle tension, improve circulation, muscle tone, and reduce the production of stress hormones. Psychologically, massage can elevate mood, reduce stress, and fascilitate a sense of well-being and calm.
As the mother of an Autistic boy, Leah understands the power of massage to soothe and settle anyone of any age. Whatever your need, Leah is guaranteed to give you a well-deserved hour of attention.
Mike joins the team at Ryde Natural Health Clinic with 7 years of massage experience behind him. He has been working as a Remedial Massage Therapist in Sydney since obtaining his Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2006.
Mike has an extensive working history in sports and fitness and has developed an in depth understanding and appreciation for the human body. He has experience with professional athletes working with NRL Paramatta Eels & Penrith Panthers.
Having worked closely with physiotherapists and chiropractors, Mike has gained extensive experience with a variety of conditions.
Jacky has been practicing Remedial Massage for over 15 years. Her passion, intuition, confidence and experience are easy to see when you get a massage from Jacky.
She is very warm, happy and approachable, combine this with her natural hands on therapy and you can benefit both physically and psychologically. Jacky listens to her patients to ensure her massage sessions are effective in assisting her patients to reach their well-being goals.
She comes from a strong sporting family of athletes, and has developed her skill set in Remedial and Sports massage to help recovery. This reduces muscular and joint pain while improving your general wellness. You will be amazed at who Jacky has massaged in the world of elite Athletes and sports teams.
AJ is a fully qualified Massage Therapist with a Diploma of Remedial Massage. He offers a wide range of techniques to his clients including relaxation, deep tissue, sports massage, myofacial release technique and trigger point therapy.
Having played soccer for 20 years, and being a 3 year representative national oztag player, AJ understands and can treat the niggling injuries that are slowing down your game (or even keeping you off the field!).
His passion as a massage therapist is to assist clients in reducing pain with massage as well as educate them on how to achieve necessary goals to improve their quality of life.