Our Team - Tuggeranong

Our Physiotherapists...

Thérèse Keily-Wynter

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy), University of Sydney

Thérèse graduated from Cumberland College of Health Sciences in Sydney (now the University of Sydney) in 1989. She has been part of the Southside Physiotherapy team since February 2008.

Thérèse has extensive experience as a Physiotherapist in both Australia and the UK. She has worked in the public health system, for the armed forces and in private practice, as well as undertaking workplace assessments. Thérèse has expertise in a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries including neck and back pain, hip bursitis, sporting and tendon injuries, post-op physio and various arthritic conditions. She enjoys treating patients of all ages, especially children and adolescents.

Thérèse loves working with her patients and seeing their movement, strength and fitness improve so they can reach their optimum function. Thérèse is married with three children and loves the outdoors and travelling to new and interesting destinations.

Christopher Bacchus

Physiotherapy, Canada

Chris is a senior consultant musculoskeletal physiotherapist at Southside Physiotherapy. Born and trained in Canada, he has worked with us since 2000.

Chris's professional interests include manual therapy, manipulation and movement rehabilitation. He is proficient in the physical diagnosis and treatment of low back pain, neck pain and sports injuries.

Chris also lectures at the University of Canberra in the Master of Physiotherapy program where his clinical experience and knowledge is a valuable asset in the education of the profession's future physiotherapists.

On a personal note, Chris enjoys swimming, camping and spending time with his wife and two sons.


Bjarne Kragh

Physiotherapy, Denmark

Bjarne (BJ) is the Principal physiotherapist at Southside Physiotherapy. He was born and trained in Denmark, and came to Australia in 1994. He worked in various private clinics until taking over as Director of Southside Physiotherapy in Tuggeranong in February 1998. The clinic has steadily grown since then with Bjarne expanding into Woden as a Director of our affiliated clinic, Woden Integrated Physiotherapy, on 1 July 2010.

Bjarne's areas of professional interest include temporomandibular (jaw) pain, spinal and pelvic dysfunction, treatment of arthritis and chronic pain management. In his spare time, Bjarne has changed his fitness routine from running after a round ball (football), to thoroughly enjoying raising money for charity in long distance bike riding events. He loves his job and sees himself more as a life coach - helping clients to optimise their wellbeing.

Kerri Edwards - Lanyon Clinic

Bachelor of Applied Science (Sports Science), University of Canberra. Masters of Exercise Gerontology, University of Alberta, Canada. Masters of Physiotherapy, University of Canberra.

Kerri is a senior physiotherapist at Southside Physiotherapy. She joined the team here in 2008.

Kerri is passionate about enhancing client wellbeing through helping clients understand their presenting condition and empowering clients to take an active role in their treatment and recovery.

In combination with client education and active rehabilitation, Kerri is an advocate of a 'hands-on' approach when it comes to intervention. Kerri enjoys treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions, such as neck and back pain, pelvis/sacroiliac joint pain/dysfunction, shoulder pain and injuries, and sports injuries. Kerri also has a comprehensive knowledge of care and management of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis conditions. In addition, Kerri has a special interest in antenatal conditions such as back and pelvic/SIJ pain and dysfunction during pregnancy.

Kerri is also a qualified practitioner for the Integrated Listening System (iLs). This system uses the principles of neuroplasticity to help children and adults with learning difficulties, anxiety, symptoms of ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder, and many other issues. She uses the iLs system in conjunction with movement training programs in-rooms, or can set up clients with a home program.

Heather Bond

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy), University of Sydney

Heather graduated from the Cumberland College of Health Sciences (now known as University of Sydney Faculty of Health Sciences) in 1981 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy). She gained experience at Sydney and Woden Valley Hospitals before venturing into the world of owning and operating her own private physiotherapy practices with her twin sister, Carole. Between them, they operated a practice at the Phillip Health Centre from 1985-1993 and the Gowrie Medical Centre from 1986-2009. In 2009, the Bond sisters closed their clinic and Heather joined the team at Southside Physiotherapy.

Over the years Heather has been an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and has served on the Continuing Education Committee, the Sports Physiotherapy Group (both locally and nationally), the Private Practitioners' Group and most recently the Aquatic Physiotherapy Group (again both locally and nationally). She served as the Chair of the National Management Committee of the Aquatic Physiotherapy Group in 2012 and 2013.

Heather has experience working with sports teams, having provided physiotherapy coverage to Royals Rugby Union Football Club for many years and having toured with the ACT Womens' Rugby Union team. More recently, her passion for netball has led her to provide physiotherapy services to Master's netball teams and teams at South Canberra Netball Association (SCNA). She also toured New Zealand with representative teams from SCNA in 2012 and 2014.

Heather has a professional interest in aquatic physiotherapy (hydrotherapy) and completed her Level 3 training in 2010 attaining her Certificate of Hydrotherapy. She runs our Aquatic Physiotherapy Programs at the Kingswim pools at Deakin and Calwell, and treats a wide range of conditions in the pool in the more buoyant water environment.

Kaitlyn Tandy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney

Kaitlyn graduated from the University of Sydney in 2007 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. She has been working in the private practice setting in Canberra since 2009.

Kaitlyn's areas of professional interest include the spine, pelvis and women's health. Since graduating she has undertaken further training into the area of Women’s Health. This includes the assessment and conservative treatment of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, rectus diastasis and pre or post-natal musculoskeletal complaints.

Kaitlyn has a great appreciation for how interconnected the body is. She uses a whole body approach to help you understand your body better and determine the right direction of treatment to help you address your concerns.

Jess Andriolo

Bachelor of Applied Science (Sports Science), University of Canberra. Master of Physiotherapy, University of Canberra

After completing her Master of Physiotherapy degree in June 2009, Jess worked at The Canberra Hospital gaining experience in orthopaedics, musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory, neurological, paediatrics and women's health physiotherapy. She joined the Southside Physiotherapy team in July 2012.

Jess's main area of professional interest is Women's Health, especially ante-natal and post-natal physiotherapy. She also completed extra training in Pilates for during and after pregnancy, the management of mastitis, sacroiliac joint and pubic symphesis dysfunction, pelvic floor retraining and continence issues.

Jess holds Women's Health exercise and education classes at The Canberra Hospital and John James Hospital. When not working, she enjoys going to the gym, swimming, surfing and getting away to the coast...anywhere warmer than Canberra.

Cameron McDonald

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.), University of Canberra

Cameron joined the Southside team in February 2017, after graduating from the University of Canberra in 2016. Working as a sports trainer for local premier league and ACT representative soccer teams, Cameron has developed a keen interest in sports, and injury prevention.

Cameron’s Honours Thesis was on the association between physical performance levels and injury risk in the military. By combining a keen interest in research and evidence based clinical practice, Cameron knows what it takes to achieve functional recovery from work-related, sporting and every-day injuries.

Each session with Cameron is centred around his client’s goals, guiding them on their journey to recovery. Cameron also believes that movement is medicine, and targeted exercise is King, and regularly posts exercise tips and tricks on our Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Outside of work, Cameron is a Cocktail Bartender, plays soccer and enjoys the outdoors and BBQ's with friends!

Linda Oerder

Physiotherapy, South Africa

Linda qualified as a physiotherapist in South Africa in 1993 and worked in the USA and UK before returning to her home country to run her own private practice for 10 years.

Linda immigrated to Australia in 2010 and initially worked at The Canberra Hospital before joining the Southside Physiotherapy team in March 2013. Linda's areas of professional interest are neck and lower back dysfunction and she loves the challenge that each new patient brings.

Linda is married with two children and enjoys spending time with friends and family. She is currently training to tick a 1/2 marathon off her bucket list and is happiest when visiting her favourite place in the African bushveld.

Kristine Enriquez

Physiotherapy, Germany

Kristine graduated physiotherapy in Germany in 2001 and worked in different practices before she came to Australia in 2007. While going through foreign physio examinations she commenced working in different practices including Southside Physiotherapy (2010-2014). This long process was finalised in 2015 and Kristine is now qualified in both countries. Kristine has always had special interest and continued developing her skills in the area of musculoskeletal physiotherapy from sports injury, motor vehicle rehabilitation to acute and chronic conditions. Everyday she approaches tasks and challenges as a possibility of creating new pathways for people in her life to reach their goals.

Kristine rejoined Southside Physiotherapy in July 2017 and very pleased to be back as a part of the SSP team. Outside work Kristine enjoys self-development training, doing craft work, gym, brunches and cooking for hungry tummies-including hers.

Nathan Graham

Bachelor of Clinical Science (Osteopathy), Southern Cross University. Master of Physiotherapy, University of Canberra

Nathan joined the Southside team in February 2016, having previously worked in orthopaedic and community rehabilitation branches of The Canberra Hospital Physiotherapy Department. Nathan obtained his Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathy) degree in 2011 before completing his Master of Physiotherapy through the University of Canberra.

Nathan has worked with first grade AFL and Premiere League Soccer teams in Canberra and enjoys working with paediatric and sporting populations. He has a passion for adopting a holistic health care model in working with clients to achieve their rehabilitation and life-long wellness goals, using a combination of manual therapy (both Physio and Osteopathic techniques), Low-Level Laser Therapy and targeted, progressive exercise interventions. Nathan tries to tap into the intrinsic motivators of each client by aligning their interventions with their passions and goals in order to make treatment fun, effective and long lasting. He very much believes that a healthy body is a reflection of a balanced life and that exercise, diet, sleep and balance of the mind and spirit are all essential components of this.

Outside of work, Nathan is an avid swimmer, runner, cyclist, meditator, golfer and surfer. He also loves cooking, playing music and supporting the mighty Sydney Swans!

Chris McLachlan

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy), University of Sydney

Born and raised in Canberra, Chris moved away to study at the University of Sydney, graduating in 2008 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy). He worked in orthopaedics, aged care and stroke rehabilitation hospitals in Newcastle and Canberra before beginning work in Private Practice in 2011. After a recent stint in Workplace Health, Chris has returned to Private Practice at Southside Physiotherapy.

Chris has completed further training in treatment of the pelvis, thorax, shoulder and knee, mobilisation of the nervous system, and dry needling.

Chris is committed to providing holistic, evidence-based management for patients, with the goal to help them relieve pain and recover from injury, and beyond that to achieve optimal physical performance.

Chris is married with three small children who occupy almost all of his free time.