Ashlea Mary Cohen

Principal Physiotherapist

Ashlea Mary Cohen was awarded a Masters in Physiotherapy from Sydney University in 2012, and achieved a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise & Sport Science/Masters of Nursing) in 2009. She has completed a Graduate Certificate of Sports Physiotherapy in 2015 and is currently undertaking her Masters of Sports Physiotherapy/Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy through La Trobe University with the goal of becoming a Titled Sports Physiotherapist in 2018.

Ashlea Mary has an interest in the prevention and treatment of Musculoskeletal disorders and Sports injuries. Her love of dance and the arts has seen her gain employment as a Physiotherapist with musical theatre and dance productions in Sydney: Les Miserables (2015), Anything Goes (2015), Belgium Dance Company, Sydney Tour (2015), Mark Morris Dance Company (2015), Fiddler on the Roof (2016), We Will Rock You (2016), My Fair Lady (2016, 2017) and Diary of a Wombat (2017).  Ashlea worked as the Principal Physiotherapist for Bangarra Dance Theatre in 2016-2017. She is currently the Principal Physiotherapist for Sydney Dance Company.

Sporting athletes will benefit from Ashlea’s clinical reasoning and rehabilitation skills along with dancers profiting from her expertise in conducting Pre Pointe Assessments and Dance Screenings.

Experience the ‘Peak’ treatment by the Director/ Principal Physiotherapist in the clinic.

Amanda Sommerville

Pilates Instructor

Amanda Sommerville is a qualified Pilates Equipment Instructor trained through Tania Huddart (PMA) at Hearts and Bones Pilates Centre, New Zealand.

Amanda has been successfully teaching Pilates in New Zealand and more recently in London as a rehabilitation and movement specialist alongside physiotherapists. Amanda has developed individual pilates programmes for professional athletes including the Wellington Phoenix Football team, Wellington Saints Basketball team and New Zealand School of Dance scholars programme.

Pre pilates, Amanda studied full-time classical ballet at the New Zealand School of Dance. She has performed professionally with the Royal New Zealand Ballet Company and Locreado Contemporary Dance Company, Sydney. She also holds a National Diploma in Dance Performance and a Certificate IV in Performing Arts.

Pilates played an influential role after Amanda’s career as a professional ballet dancer, due to a major hip injury. She changed her focus from dance into learning more about the biomechanics of movement which since then Amanda has developed a great passion for injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Amanda’s expertise and experience will provide all athletes, dancers, women and children with the ultimate skill set needed to prevent and/or recover from an injury on and rehabilitation.

Our Services

Some of the services on offer at Peak Performance Physiotherapy

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Dance & Performance Therapy

The physiotherapists at Peak Performance Physiotherapy have a passion for dance and the arts. Pre Pointe Assessments, Dance Screenings & Prevention Programs are the services on offer at the clinic.

Pilates

Private, duet and small semi-private classes available. Specialised classes for dancers and athletes provided.

Click here to see our class timetable: Pilates Class Schedule

Sports Physiotherapy

Peak Performance Physiotherapy can diagnose, treat and rehabilitate your acute and chronic sporting injuries.

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Peak Performance physiotherapists have expertise in the treatment of musculoskeletal (muscle and joint) conditions through the use of advanced clinical assessment and diagnosis.

Associations

Here are some of the Associations we belong to

Frequently Asked Questions

If the question you are after isn't below feel free to contact us

Yes. Parking is located directly out the front of the building along Gymea Bay Road.

No. Doctors referrals are only required if you have been referred for treatment following a work place injury (Workcover), a car accident (CTP) or under a medicare plan (EPC).

  • Initial consultations are 45 mins long and are one on one with your physiotherapist.

  • Follow up appointments are 30-45 mins in duration (based on physiotherapist preference).

  • Pre Pointe Assessments and Dance Screenings are 1hr in duration.

    All physiotherapists aim to adhere to appropriate time schedules however unforeseen circumstances can arise which may cause a slight delay.

Yes all individuals and athletes are welcome to the clinic at anytime.

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Contact Details

 02 8544 1397

 Suite 1, Level 1,
10-12 Gymea Bay Road,
Gymea NSW 2227

Clinic Hours:
Mon – Thurs: 7am – 7pm
Fri: 7am – 5pm
Sat: 8am – 1pm