Meet our Spectrum Healthcare Team

As a team, our philosophy is to ensure that you are in good hands. We value the importance of quality care and to uphold this we ensure you are provided with an accurate diagnosis, followed by effective and efficient treatment. Our practitioners are trained to recognise whether your diagnosis requires further investigation through medical imaging or a referral to our specialist network. This enables us to provide our clients with the best possible outcome to an expedited recovery.

Damien Benson

Damien, our principal practitioner is one of only a handful of fully credentialed Active Release Technique (ART) providers in Australia, certified in full body (upper, lower and spine), nerve entrapment and masters level.
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  • Science Degree majoring in Anatomy and Physiology
  • Masters Degree in Chiropractic Science
  • Graduate Certificate in Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning)
  • Damien is also currently completing his Masters Degree in Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning)

He has further post-graduate studies and accreditation in,

  • Active Release Techniques
  • Dry needling (masterclass level)
  • PRI-Postural Restoration Pelvis 
  • Spinal diagnosis
  • Headache and migraine management
  • Strength and conditioning training
  • Core, shoulder and sport specific rehabilitation
  • Kinesio Taping (instructor level)
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • EXOS Sports Performance
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation
  • WorkCover accreditation

Damien’s area of interest include: spinal diagnosis, lower limb sporting injuries and corrective exercise therapy. His experience stems from working with various elite level athletes from various sporting fields including,

Olympic Level Track & Field (Beijing Olympics 2008)
National Rugby League (First and Second Grade)
A-League Soccer (Sydney FC)
Ironman Triathletes
Damien has also traveled the WTA Tennis Circuit, working exclusively with Shaui Peng (seeded 23rd) from China.

Alongside his sporting interests, Damien’s experience has lead him to focus on workplace injuries and occupational health and safety. Currently, Damien is the injury management consultant for Linfox Australia and Coles National Distribution Centres across New South Wales.

Damien is a member of;
Chiropractic and Osteopathic Association of Australia
Sports Chiropractic Australia

Leigh Perry

Leigh has completed a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and a postgraduate degree in Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University. She has focused primarily on injuries of the spine, sporting injuries and rehabilitative care.
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Leigh has completed post-graduate studies in,

  • Active Release Techniques
  • Dry needling (advanced level)
  • PRI-Postural Restoration Pelvis
  • Western acupuncture (advanced level)
  • Spinal Diagnosis
  • Headache and migraine management
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation
  • WorkCover accreditation

Leigh uses a multidisciplinary approach to treating muscular and spinal injuries, by utilising techniques such as soft tissue therapy and dry needling she understands that the presenting complaint is often a symptom of an underlying muscular imbalance and therefore tailors her treatment to each patient’s individual needs.

Leigh is an active member of;
Chiropractic Association of Australia

Phillip Su

Phillip is a graduate of Macquarie University with a Bachelor and Postgraduate Masters degree in Chiropractic Sciences. Phillip focuses on a holistic approach to treating muscular and spinal injuries through patient…
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…education and the use of soft tissue therapy, dry needling, and exercise therapy.

Furthermore, Phillip is trained in core-strengthening rehabilitation. Having undertaken studies in (physiotherapy-based) clinical Pilates, Phillip recognises that it is essential to improve lumbo-pelvic strength, balance and control in order to manage lower back pain.

Phillip has an all-round sporting background in regional and state level swimming, basketball, tennis and Oz-tag. His experience has provided him with the knowledge and understanding in dealing with common sports and musculoskeletal related injuries.

Alongside private practice Phillip is also an injury management provider for various Linfox sites within New South Wales.

Phillip is a member of;
Chiropractic Association of Australia
Sports Chiropractic Australia

Simon Wybenga

Simon is a graduate of Australian Catholic University, completing his bachelor degree in Physiotherapy. He has had further post-graduate studies in…
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  • Active Release Technique
  • Dry needling
  • Clinical Pilates Certified
  • WorkCover accreditation
  • SMA Sports Trainer Level 1
  • CDI Spinal Diagnosis
  • ASCA Strength and Conditioning Coach Level 1
  • Headache and migraine management (Watson Headache Institute)
  • APA Sports Level 1
  • TPI Certified Practitioner
  • Vertigo and Vestibular Rehabilitation

Prior to private practice, Simon has had experience in the public system in various clinical roles such as, neurological and orthopaedic rehabilitation. Post-operative surgical wards, ICU, cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal outpatient programs.

Having played competitive Rugby Union and his previous role as sports trainer for Beecroft Rugby Club, Simon has experienced first-hand that pain and injuries are common amongst athletes. His treatment strategies focus on functional assessments, soft tissue techniques, taping and corrective exercise rehabilitation to manage and prevent sporting injuries.

Simon is a keen triathlete and cyclist, who has achieved multiple podium finishes from sprint distances to half Ironman. He achieved third in his age group in the Nepean Triathlon and completed the Port Macquarie Half Ironman in 4 hours and 34 minutes. His interest in cycling has developed into a coaching role and he is also trained in bike fitting.

Simon has recently spent five weeks in China where he was treating three WTA top 100 level tennis players. While there he worked alongside Zarina Diyas, Saisai Zheng and Xu-Yifan. Simon was lucky enough to travel with them to WTA Nanchang and the 13th National Games of China.

Alongside private practice, Simon is an injury management provider for the Coles National Distribution Centre and is also heading our Injury Management Clinic for the Macquarie Dragons FC.

Starting early 2018, Simon is the current Head Physiotherapist for the Beecroft Rugby Club.

Simon is an active member of;
Australian Physiotherapy Association

Matthew Matson

Matthew has completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the Australian Catholic University. He has further post-graduate studies in:
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  • Dry Needling
  • Clinical Pilates Certified
  • Advanced Sports Taping
  • WorkCover Accreditation
  • SMA Sports Trainer Level 2
  • Cricket Australia Level 1 Coach
  • ASCA Strength and Conditioning Coach Level 1
  • APA Sports Level 1

Matthew has had an extensive background in sport, having played rugby union at a state and cricket at a representative level. Matthew’s interest in sports has also lead him to coaching roles with The Kings School, which has furthered his interest in strength and conditioning, and musculoskeletal injuries.

Matthew’s treatment approach incorporates the use of manual therapies and exercise prescription to optimise movement patterns, aid recovery and prevent recurring injuries.

Matthew is an active member of; the Australian Physiotherapy Association

Fletcher Rowe

Fletcher completed his postgraduate studies with a Doctor of Physiotherapy at Macquarie University, after first graduating…DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD

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…with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Sydney.

Fletcher has a particular affinity in the whole body kinematics that contribute to injury in athletes. As a high-level Australian Rules Footballer, Fletcher has seen complex and multifaceted injury and dysfunction both as a patient and as a physiotherapist. It was his exposure to sporting injury as a young athlete that drew him to a career in physiotherapy.

Fletcher’s treatment focuses on identifying the interactions and contributions of all structures that are contributing to an injury or dysfunction, while addressing these areas systematically to ensure that athletes can return to their endeavours with a reduced risk of recurrence. He does this through extensive assessment and targeted rehabilitation techniques.

Fletcher is also a avid skiier and budding golfer, and he has previously represented NSW in cross-country running.

Fletcher is an active member of:
Australian Physiotherapy Association
And a previous member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia

David Abi-Arrage

Coming from a background of playing Rugby League, Rugby Union and Martial Arts, David has firsthand experience in what pains and injuries are common amongst…
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…athletes. Hence, David’s treatment strategies focus on functional assessments, soft tissue techniques, taping and corrective exercise rehabilitation to manage and prevent sporting injuries.

David has further accreditation in:

  • Active Release Technique
  • Dry needling – Advance Level
  • Spinal diagnosis
  • Chronic back pain management
  • Occupational repetitive strain injuries
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • WorkCover Accreditation
  • ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning
  • High Performance Rehabilitation

David is currently completing his Masters of Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) at Edith Cowan University.  In addition to his postgraduate studies, David is currently completing his accreditation as a Sports Chiropractor with the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic. Ongoing professional development ensures David is kept up to date with the latest research to offer the best in complementary care.

Alongside private practice, David has worked as an injury management provider for various corporate clients, including Linfox Australia and Coles.  He has run numerous workshops and seminars for corporate clients including Commonwealth Bank and Fitness First.

David is a member of Sports Chiropractic Australia.

Domenic Nasso

Domenic is an accredited Exercise Physiologist and graduate of the University of Western Sydney, completing a Bachelor of Applied Science in Sports and Exercise Science..
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…and a Masters degree majoring in Health Service Management.

Domenic has completed further post graduate studies in –

  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Spinal injury prevention and management
  • Muscle balance analysis
  • Tigger Point Performance Therapy
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • EXOS Sports Performance
  • Diabetes Educator
  • Child Development
  • WorkCover accreditation

He has a keen interest in Sports and Occupational Health and Safety. Having worked with elite level trainers and coaches for a number of NRL teams (including the Parramatta Eels, Penrith Panthers and Manly Sea Eagles) in which he has assisted with the development of advanced strength and conditioning rehabilitation programs.

Domenic’s scope of work includes devising rehabilitation programs within private practice, alongside Workers Compensation and CTP cases. Domenic is also the Health and Lifestyle advisor for Linfox NSW, Coles and Asics Australia.

Domenic is an active and accredited member of;
Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

Disha Bhuta

Disha has completed both a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University. Disha has an sporting background in national and state level…
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…rowing and tennis. Her experience has provided her with knowledge about dealing with common sporting injuries. She focuses her unique therapeutic skills on the causative factors of a problem to maximise recovery rates through a blend of hands-on therapy as well as exercise therapy.

  • Dry needling
  • WorkCover Accreditation
  • SMA Sports Trainer Level 1
  • Advanced Sports Taping
  • Muscoskeletal acupunture 
  • Rowing Australia level 1 coach

Disha is a member of Chiropractic Association of Australia