Physiotherapists

Physio Solutions SA is home to nationally renowned Physiotherapists working in partnership with a team of skilled support staff. Expect friendly smiles and caring professionals.

Leigh Schneebichler

Leigh Schneebichler

After completing years 8-12 at Westminster School, Leigh graduated from the University of South Australia in 2006 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy.

Leigh has provided physiotherapy services to Greater Western Sydney, Glenelg Football Club, Brighton Football Club, Team IAM International Cycling Team and various netball clubs.  He continues to attend workshops and seminars to ensure he is at the forefront of the physiotherapy progression. He is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA).

While Leigh has a special interest in sports injuries, he has predominately worked in private practice and has great expertise in treating all musculoskeletal injuries. Leigh has also completed level 1-4 DMA Clinical Pilates.

Leigh works with a hands on treatment approach, including but not limited to manipulation, joint mobilisation, soft tissue/trigger point work and Pilates/functional strengthening.  Leigh is passionate about teaching the benefits of Clinical Pilates for fitness and injury rehabilitation.

Outside of work Leigh has played football for many years and although he has now retired he still has a keen interest in the game.  He is a member of Glenelg Golf Club and enjoys playing weekly. Leigh also enjoys travelling.

Bree Hanna

Bree Hanna     Bach. Physiotherapy

Bree completed her schooling at Loreto College before graduating with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2013.  Bree has experience working in both private practice as well as orthopaedic in-patient rehabilitation and on field sporting teams. She has additional training in DMA Clinical Pilates, dry needling along with a Women’s Health certification allowing her to pursue her interest in pre and post-natal care and Pelvic Floor physiotherapy.

Bree was a state level surfer and swimmer and underwent a shoulder reconstruction herself in 2012. This allowed her to gain an insight into rehabilitation and highlighted the importance of working collaboratively with her physiotherapist to achieve her goals and return to sport.

Bree enjoys treating conditions of the shoulder, orthopaedic rehabilitation as well as general musculoskeletal conditions.  She believes in a hands on approach to treatment and combines manual therapy techniques with exercise prescription including Clinical Exercise to gain long lasting results for her patients.

Outside of work Bree enjoys spending time on the Yorke Peninsula surfing and fishing and loves travelling!

James Mack

James Mack     Bach. Physiotherapy

James completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia in 2014. Since graduating James has gained experiencing managing all sports and musculoskeletal injuries and has developed a special interest in a few key areas. These include the management of complex conditions associated with the hip/pelvis, foot/ankle as well as neck related headaches.

James is a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified Medical Level 2 assessor. He has a passion for managing golf specific injuries as well as improving physical performance for golf. James has a strong belief in using a well-rounded approach combining manual therapy with specific exercises including mobility exercises, functional strengthening in the form of Kinetic Link Training (KLT) as well as Pilates inspired exercises to ensure the best outcome for the patient.

Outside of work, James is a passionate golfer. He has been a member at Flagstaff Hill Golf Club for well over 10 years and continues to be a regular member of their pennant team. James is also a keen runner and cyclist and loves a nice wine, a nice coffee and spending time with family and friends.

Ruth Neeves

Ruth Neeves     Mast. Physiotherapy (GE) BHScPT

After completing her Bachelor of Health Science and Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies Ruth completed her Graduate Entry Masters of Physiotherapy from UniSA in 2018. She has additional training and accreditation in DMA Clinical Pilates, Neuromuscular Dry Needling and Sports training. Ruth is a member of Australian Physiotherapy Association, associated specialized groups and South Australian Sports Medicine Association.

A Brighton local, she spent her new graduate year on the Yorke Peninsula in a private country practice, gaining valuable experience in a large array of cases. But returned to her roots in 2020 to stay close to her family and friends.

As a previous elite gymnast, competing at state and national levels, Ruth has a keen interest in the athletic population, sport related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. After she completed her training days she jumped into the coaching side of gymnastics, undertaking the development squads at Gymnastics SA throughout her university studies.

Outside Ruth enjoys participating in as much sport and activity as she can handle. Extending her love of wine, spending time with family and friends, her dogs and adventuring wherever and whenever she can!

Luke Mitchell     Mast. Physiotherapy (GE) BHScPT

Luke completed his Masters of Physiotherapy in 2019 and has since developed a keen interest in all things musculoskeletal and sports injuries. An avid runner himself, he has a particular interest in treating and managing running-related injuries and loves getting injured athletes back on track, no matter their sport or level of performance.

As a Physio, Luke is a strong advocate for using movement and exercise to reduce pain levels and get people back to doing their meaningful activities, and then developing a plan to stop injuries from happening again. He supplements this with hands on treatment, including joint mobilisations and, dry needling to get clients out of pain quickly.

Luke is a keen runner and competes regularly both locally and interstate. This gives him plenty of insight into the difficulties athletes face in managing niggles and injuries, from weekend warrior teams to team sports athletes.

Outside of work, Luke spends most of his time running, drinking gin, trying to train his border collie, or planning his next overseas holiday!

Administration Team

At Physio Solutions SA, we have a great support system within our Administration Team. If you have any queries relating to your appointment, CTP, WorkCover claims, referrals, products or special requirements, please do not hesitate to ask one of our Team.

Jourden Jones joined the team in August 2017 and brings with her over 11 year’s experience in customer service. She has an extremely enthusiastic and a positive person, here to help in any way possible. Something you might not know about her is that she is actually a World Champion in the surf lifesaving event of March Past. When she’s not helping out with the running of the clinic, she enjoys exercising, networking, dining out for breakfast and passionately caring for her beloved Labrador, Pete Jones.

Julie Cummings

Julie Cummings is a part time receptionist at Physio Solutions SA.  She brings a wealth of experience after working 25 years in the health industry.  Julie has 2 boys who she adores.  Julie’s passion is running and has competed in long distance events for 30 years, including 3 marathons, Coolangatta Gold, Port Macquarie Ironman and the 2017 Hawaii Ironman World Championship.

Lyn Schouten is a part time receptionist that has lived and worked in administration and customer service roles for over 45 years. Lyn is an active community member being involved in both Brighton Surf Life Saving Club and Brighton Lacrosse Club. Lyn also has 2 daughters and when she is not working, she enjoys looking after her new granddaughter and walking for fitness.