Meet the Team from Not Just Bendy Hypermobility Services

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

Learn about us – our methods and Philosophy.

About Us

Our Team of Physiotherapists 

Sharon Hennessey 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 of management of road blocks that can derail rehabilitation.

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Dr X. Chen

Dr X.Chen



Dr Chen is a post doctoral physiotherapist with a special interest in hypermobility. Dr Chen has a passion for management of complex neck issues and their relationship to headaches, migraine, jaw issues, shoulder problems, balance and POTS/dysautonomia.

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Marlisa Kwan

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 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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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 Physiotherapist

April Meggs

senior Physiotherapist

April has worked with and treated a diverse range of patients in 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 personal health goals and be their best self.

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Elissa Mak Physiotherapist

Elissa Mak

ASSOCIATE Physiotherapist

Elissa holds a bachelor of Exercise Science as well as a Masters of Physiotherapy. She has an encouraging, caring, patient-centered approach to cater her treatment towards an individual’s personal goals.

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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 individualised treatment programs for all her patients.  She also has an infectious laugh!


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Our wonderful reception team



Jen is our wonderful practice manager who prides herself on her professionalism and can-do attitude. In addition to looking after our physios and reception team, Jen keeps the day to day operations running smoothly, ensuring all our patients have the best experience at Not Just Bendy. 



Bringing with her a wealth of administration experience, Sue is dedicated to bringing you the best standard of patient care from the minute you walk through the door.  The “mother hen” of our team, Sue regularly goes to extraordinary lengths to help and support those who need it.



Always friendly, always smiling – Chloe has a passion for helping people and enjoys getting to know the variety of people who walk through our doors. As a physiotherapy student, Chloe is especially excited to grow her knowledge and awareness of hypermobility. 




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.


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