Meet the Team from Not Just Bendy Hypermobility Services

Learn more about their special interests and how they can help you achieve your goals!

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About Us

Our Team of Physiotherapists

Please note we are currently running a waiting list for new physiotherapy clients until we have consistent availability.  

Sharon Hennessey Principal Physiotherapist Not Just Bendy

Sharon Hennessey

Physiotherapist & Practice principal


Sharon has had a passion for treating hypermobility throughout her 24 years as a physiotherapist. Sharon has skills in rehabilitation, and problem solving and management of road blocks that can derail rehabilitation.

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Marlisa Kwan Senior Physiotherapist Not Just Bendy

Marlisa Kwan

senior Physiotherapist


Marlisa is highly motivated to assist her hypermobile patients. She is available for treatment of clients of all ages and also has an interest in school age children with appointments after school and on Saturdays. Marlisa also does home visits for those clients who are unable to travel to the practice.

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Belinda Breust Senior Physiotherapist Not Just Bendy

Belinda Breust

senior Physiotherapist


Belinda is an experienced physiotherapist who has a broad knowledge base including a passion for using Pilates as a tool for rehabilitation. Belinda has a special interest in spinal issues of the back and also has experience in rehabilitation of ballet and dance injuries.

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Maria Yee Senior Physiotherapist Not Just Bendy


senior Physiotherapist


Maria first developed a curiosity for hypermobility while studying in Physiotherapy school. Her ex-ballet classmates who were then training to be professional dancers were reporting patella and shoulder dislocations, and she got busy practicing strapping their joints up.

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April Meggs Senior Physiotherapist Not Just Bendy

April Meggs

senior Physiotherapist


April has worked with and treated a diverse range of patients in both private clinic and hospital settings for over 10 years. April is passionate about genuinely listening to patients with hypermobility in order to help them achieve their personal health goals and be their best selves.

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ASSOCIATE Physiotherapist

Diane’s career to date has been driven by her passion for helping people. Having obtained a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and qualifications as a DNS Exercise Trainer, Diane is a valuable asset in promoting overall health and well-being through DNS approaches.

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Elissa Mak AssociatenPhysiotherapist

Elissa Mak

ASSOCIATE Physiotherapist

Elissa holds a Bachelor of Exercise Science as well as a Masters of Physiotherapy, and has experience with a diverse caseload of clients. She has an encouraging, caring, patient-centered approach, and caters her treatments towards each individual’s personal goals.

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Laurel Hoppis Associate Physiotherapist

laurel hoppis

ASSOCIATE Physiotherapist

Laurel holds a Bachelor of Applied Exercise Science as well as a Doctor of Physiotherapy. She has a genuine passion for listening to patient’s stories and providing individualist treatment programs for all her patients. She also has an infectious laugh! 

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Gloria Kang Associate Physiotherapist Not Just Bendy


ASSOCIATE Physiotherapist

Gloria has experience in diverse areas of physiotherapy including musculoskeletal therapy, women’s health, orthopedics and surgical support. She is dedicated to enhancing patients’ lives through evidence-based practice and specialized care. 

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Exercise Physiologists – current availability for New clients.



Avery holds a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology as well as a Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction, and has experience working with hypermobility and its associated conditions. Avery’s ultimate goal is to help her patients live a more fulfilling life doing the things they enjoy.

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Our wonderful reception team



Meet Jen, our powerhouse Practice Manager at Not Just Bendy! In addition to looking after our patients and staff, Jen keeps the physiotherapy clinic running like a well-oiled machine! While she may not seek the spotlight, Jen’s efforts make all the difference in delivering top-notch care to our patients.



Affectionately known as the “Mother Hen”, Sue has a knack for nurturing our patients and making them feel a part of our big, happy family. A teacher in a former life, Sue’s extensive knowledge and experience has made her a pro at keeping things running smoothly. Chaos doesn’t stand a chance when Sue is on duty!



Arslan is a Health Science student with a passion for helping others. Don’t let his initial quiet nature fool you – once you get to know him, Arslan’s warm and chatty nature emerges! Always observing and listening attentively to the needs of those around him, Arslan is a welcome addition to our team.




Jayde takes pride in their work ethic and has a genuine desire to help our patients (and the rest of the staff!). Our resident ‘cool kid’ and tech guru, Jayde is always the first to put up their hand to assist where needed. Jayde’s energetic and helpful nature makes them the rockstar of our team.




Raylene describes herself as a tomboy, who has a positive outlook on life. As a nurse of 10years, she believes that everyone should have a positive & supportive experience, when navigating through their life challenges.


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