About us

Kinetica Physiotherapy provides empathetic client care to help rehabilitate, promote and maintain peak physical performance. Our experience and commitment ensures we deliver the highest quality of physiotherapy services in a safe and supportive environment.

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We seek to optimise your capacity to perform at your physical best, thereby activating a healthier lifestyle, and helping to create the best you there is.


Dance expertise

Our physiotherapists are recognised experts in dance physiotherapy.

Experts in complex cases

Our Titled Physiotherapists are recognised experts in the management of complex cases. We value working closely with your healthcare team to ensure and maximise the best outcomes for you.

Long appointment times

Our long appointment times allow us to provide quality one-on-one care that focuses not only on your condition, but ensures that the underlying causes of your injury are identified.

Friendly & relaxed

Our friendly, relaxed environment allows the space and time clients need to ensure exceptional quality management.

Meet the team

Deb Wright Physiotherapist

Deb Wright

Practice Principal
APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Clinical Pilates Therapist
Physiotherapist for Dancers and Performers

Deb is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with over 15 years of diverse experience in treating elite artistic and athletic professionals. Having worked with Cirque du Soleil she brings her experience in dance, acrobatics, aerials and sports medicine to Kinetica Physiotherapy.

Katie Godwin Physiotherapist

Katie Godwin

Senior Physiotherapist
APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist
Physiotherapist for Dancers and Performers

Katie is an experienced physiotherapist, having spent more than 10 years working with clients from a variety of backgrounds, including the Australian Ballet Company, and high level athletes across numerous sporting codes. Katie is the current Chairperson for the NSW Dance Network, and lectures regularly to school students and full time dance students on safe dance practices. She writes a regular column for the Dancetrain magazine on keeping dancers dancing to the best of their ability.

Dance Physio

Debra Crookshanks

APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Physiotherapist for Dancers and Performers

Debra is an APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and Physiotherapist for Dancers with 27 years experience in dance assessment and treatment. She has been Sydney physiotherapist for the Australian Ballet Company, Sydney Dance Company and touring companies English National Ballet, Riverdance, Burn the Floor, UMOJA and Lady Salsa, and more recently sessional physiotherapist for How To Train Your Dragon the Arena Spectacular and the West Australian Ballet.

Julie Kirkman

Senior Physiotherapist

Julie is a highly regarded physiotherapist with more than 20 years’ experience, having graduated with Honours from Sydney University in 2004. In 2010, she began physiotherapy with dancers, working in Macau with Taboo and some casual time with The House of Dancing Water. Since returning to Australia in 2016, Julie has continued furthering her knowledge of dance physiotherapy as well as developing an interest in pelvic pain during pregnancy and exercise during and after pregnancy.

Samantha Jakelic Physiotherapist

Samantha Jakelic

Physiotherapist APAM
Physiotherapist for Dancers & Performers

Samantha is an esteemed physiotherapist to dancers, sportspeople and those simply wanting to lead a more comfortable and active life. She is currently undertaking further post-graduate studies in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at La Trobe University and looks forward to integrating these skills into her clinical practice.

Ezra Masangkay

Massage Therapist

Ezra completed her Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy at Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT) and is a member of the Association of Massage Therapists (AMT).


We are proud members of Australia’s leading physiotherapy, sports and dance medicine associations.