TIM WRIGHT - Physiotherapist

Born and bred in the Eastern Suburbs, Tim attended Marcellin College before graduating from the University of Sydney in 2004 and venturing into Private Practice. In 2006 Tim pursued his other passion Rugby Union and was fortunate to play at the elite level, both with Super 15 Franchise The Brumbies and The Australian Sevens Team on the IRB World Circuit. During this time he had exposure to some of Australia's best Physiotherapists and Sports Doctors, teaching him techniques he uses in the practice today.

Throughout his career Tim has personally suffered everything from minor muscle strains to multiple reconstructive surgeries and knows firsthand the focus and dedication required to rehabilitate. Tim has a strong empathy for his patients as he understands the limitations, setbacks and pain of injuries.

In 2008 Tim shifted his full attention back to Physiotherapy, drawing on his own personal experiences and clinical experience in the local area, establishing The Wright Physio Head Quarters on Dudley Street Coogee in 2011. Following on the success of this clinic, Tim expanded the business in 2015, opening a new clinic onsite at Titan Fitness Coogee.

Pádraig Crudden - Physiotherapist

Pádraig, or as most people call him - Poddie, completed his Physiotherapy Degree in Ireland before making the move to Sydney. Poddie can speak from firsthand experience when talking about pain; having suffered a severe chronic low back injury as a teenager which had stayed with him for many years until he became a Physiotherapist.

Poddie has extensive experience in a wide variety of Physiotherapy areas having worked in the UK Public System (NHS) and with a variety of sports teams. He has been the Lead Physiotherapist in private clinics in New Zealand and Australia and brings with him a wealth of Knowledge and Experience to The Wright Physio.

“I love getting amazing results for my patients, and relish the knowledge of being able to make a huge difference to my patients’ lives”

Poddie takes a direct approach to Physio, with skilful hands-on therapy, needling as well as assertive exercise prescription to get fast results.

Poddie is a Volunteer Surf Lifesaver at Coogee SLSC, a Lifesaving Instructor and Inflatable Rescue Boat Driver. He also tries his hand at surfing when he can.

CIARA mCCORMACK - Physiotherapist

Ciara has a diverse background in sports physiotherapy with a wealth of knowledge and experience attained through her travels. She has worked with an array of high-end sports teams in the US, predominantly in Boston. This gave her the passion to pursue further study in the field of sports physiotherapy, leading her to complete a Master’s in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Trinity College, Dublin. She then moved to Auckland, New Zealand, where she worked with the Warriors NRL Academy team, as well as in private practice at the international Les Mills headquarters. Ciara specialises in dry needling, Pilates, strength & conditioning and sports-specific rehabilitation, she has also undertaken extensive research on hamstring injuries in field-based sports. Ciara has a passion for Gaelic Football, winning championships in Ireland, Boston and New Zealand. She also enjoys completing triathlons, as well as extensive strength and conditioning training. Aside from her sports orientated hobbies, Ciara also has an immense passion for food and good banter.

George Hendry - Physiotherapist

Originally from New Zealand, George graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and continued his studies with a post graduate certificate in Sports Physiotherapy.   

George comes from a strong clinical background, with years spent in private practice as well as working along side various sporting teams, including time with the Otago Voltscricket team.  He has developed a particular interest in cervicogenic headaches and their relationship with concussion in sport. 

Playing both rugby and cricket from a young age, George has experienced his share of injuries, including a stress fracture in his back and a recent fracture dislocation in his ankle.  He understands the challenges injuries pose both physically and mentally and brings a strong sense of empathy and assurance to his work. 

Outside of work you can find George on the rugby pitch representing Randwick’s Galloping Green.