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Taso Lambridis

BSc (Physiotherapy) MSc (Sports Medicine)
Clinic Director

Taso Lambridis is a highly skilled Physiotherapist from South Africa with over 20 years experience treating musculoskeletal and sporting injuries. He has gained extensive experience having worked internationally and his clinical area of expertise is treating complex lumbar spine and pelvic injuries.  He is the Practice Principal of Spinal Synergy Physiotherapy which he established in 2008.

Taso has a post-graduate MSc Sports Medicine degree from the UK and has worked in elite physiotherapy and sports clinics in London where he treated professional rugby players, English Premiership football players, elite triathlete and runners as well as dancers from London’s leading West End theatre shows, dance academies and schools for the performing arts.

Although he has the experience from treating a wide range of elite and recreational athletes his primary focus is treating spine related problems and for more than 15 years has focused primarily on addressing spinal alignment, posture and muscle imbalances that contribute to back and neck pain. He has gained unique skills and training in addressing pelvic and sacro-iliac joint dysfunction which are often at the root cause of other spinal issues. This results in an approach that assesses movement and function of the spine – rather than only focusing on pain.

His interest in SIJ problems extends beyond simply providing treatment to his patients but is also actively involved in teaching to other physiotherapists and training them to identify and how best to manage SIJ problems which are often an undiagnosed cause of persistent low back pain.

Taso uses a combination of manual therapy techniques, including Muscle Energy Technique, Myofascial Release, Acupuncture & Dry Needling as well as exercise rehabilitation to get the best results for his patients.

Contact Taso: taso@spinalsynergy.com.au


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Julie Chu

Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Senior Physiotherapist

Julie Chu is a very skilled and experienced clinician who graduated from the University of Queensland in 1999. She has worked in both hospital and private practice in Queensland & Sydney and has also travelled overseas and worked in a cutting edge private practice in Hong Kong for 6 years.

In assessment, she uses her biomechanical knowledge and expert use of real time ultrasound imaging to measure muscle function objectively.  Her treatment approach is based on restoring the body biomechanics and muscle function by using manual therapy techniques, dry needling, functional training program as well as Clinical Pilates. Over the years, Julie has further advanced her manual therapy skills by completing numerous post-graduate training courses and has developed a special interest in lumbo-pelvic and hip pain.

Julie has a deep passion in helping women to manage a wide range of health issues at different life stages.  She will educate and guide the individual to take control of their body throughout pregnancy, after birth and beyond.

Julie uses hands on approach in treating pelvic floor related problems, which includes:

  • Internal assessment and treatment technique
  • Pelvic floor muscle training using real time ultrasound
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Clinical Pilates for core muscle rehabilitation

Contact Julie: julie@spinalsynergy.com.au


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Hannemari De Jager

Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy)
Senior Physiotherapist

Hannemari is our newest member of staff and is a graduate of the Physiotherapy program at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. Before embarking on her career as a Physiotherapist in 2012 Hannemari worked as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist/Biokineticist in Hong Kong and South Africa for more than 10 years. In both Hong Kong and South Africa, she worked closely with physiotherapists, podiatrists and massage therapists to help her patients regain full physical health.

With more than 10 years of experience in injury rehablitation Hannemari strongly believes in using exercise to help people achieve their best physical health. Other treatment modalities that she uses is manual therapy, integrated dry needling and Clinical Pilates as complementary treatment to exercise prescription. Furthermore, Hannemari has extensive knowledge in working with runners to assist them in running injury free.

Hannemari also pursues advanced post graduate training in her special interest area of Women’s Health including pelvic girdle pain, continence, bladder dysfunction, menopause, pre and post-natal care and exercise rehabilitation. She especially enjoys working with post-natal women to help them return to exercise and sport.

Hannemari regularly attends advance courses to extend her advanced skills in Physiotherapy, Women’s and Men’s Health, and Exercise Rehabilitation. In her free-time she rarely sits still, enjoying long distance running, hiking, playing squash and golf. She is also a keen traveler, please come and swap travel stories with Hannemari anytime.

Contact Hannemari: hannemari@spinalsynergy.com.au

Opening Hours

Daily Schedule

Monday – Friday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm


Saturday Closed


Sunday Closed

Contact Details

Email: info@spinalsynergy.com.au

Phone: (02) 8969 6300

FAX: (02) 8969 6311

Address: 3/104 Spofforth Street


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