At BeFit Training Physiotherapy Double Bay, we’re experts in optimising health. We work with anyone experiencing physical pain or limitation –

> from professional athletes to weekend warriors;
> from injury recovery to arthritis prevention
> paediatric and adolescent sports injuries;
> from post-surgery patients and others who have experienced life-altering events

We’ll help you to reach your own personal level of ‘optimum health’ – unique to your body. Our team are highly professional with years of experience, solving a range of physical ailments and issues.

Andrew Ilieff

Available at Double Bay
Founder
Principal Physiotherapist
Director

APA Physiotherapist
ASCA Strength & Conditioning coach
Casual academic lecturer
Course creator strength and conditioning for Physiotherapists UTS
Industry Advisory Board Member UTS
Bach Physiotherapy, MAPA, SPA

Andrew’s career in physiotherapy began in the ‘elite’ sporting arena and in private practice, the lessons learned in this, high pressure environment have created a platform for Andrew to excel in this profession. Andrew established BeFit Training Physiotherapy in 2017. A physiotherapy practice with a difference & that difference, was absolute excellence 100% of the time, attention to customer service, detail, & excellence in physiotherapy.

Andrew Ilieff is a highly skilled physiotherapist. You can be assured that when you see Andrew, your complaint will be thoroughly assessed, and he will use the most appropriate and up to date techniques to treat your problem. Andrew’s treatment will always be governed by research. He is constantly analysing the results of the most recent clinical trials so that you can receive the most up to date treatment, helping you to get better sooner. Andrew only ever uses evidenced based and clinically proven treatment techniques. Andrew is also a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Andrew is very time aware and prides himself on seeing his patients on time. With a history of treating and servicing busy professionals in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, he respects your time and does his best not to keep you waiting. Andrew is qualified strength & conditioning coach and not only works with clients on their journey to recovery but facilities many elite athletes on their sporting journey.

Andrew has:

15 years combined study & clinical experience in physiotherapy
Worked with both the elite athlete & ‘weekend warrior’
Had great success in treating:

– Sporting injuries

– Overuse running, cycling & swimming injuries

– Post operative shoulders, hips, knees and ankles

– Complex neck & back cases.

– Headaches, migraines, TMJ and Jaw issues

– Paediatric Sports Physiotherapy cases

Andrew also lecture’s Musculoskeletal treatment and assessment at the University of Technology Sydney for their Master of Physiotherapy Course and is co-host of the Hybrid Therapist Podcast!

From Andrew you can expect:

A good listener, great customer service and follow up, time spent in the assessment phase, plenty of ‘hands on’ physio, exercise and a solution to your problem.

Joel Adelman

Available at Randwick
Co-Director Randwick Clinic

APA Physiotherapist
ASCA Strength & Conditioning Coach
Sports Trainer Level 1
Master of Physiotherapy, BSc (Anatomy & Histology)

Having grown up injury prone on the sporting field and spending much of his time as a patient himself, Joel understands the impact and frustration that comes along with injuries. This drove his passion for physiotherapy and the desire to provide his clients with the highest quality care. His dedication, compassion and positive demeanour, help to inspire, encourage and drive those around him to success.

In 2018 Joel suffered a complete ACL tear in his right knee. After a reconstruction surgery he took on the challenge of mastering his own rehab in conjunction with Andrew Ilieff, and now completely understands what is required from both a patient and therapist in order to have a successful and holistic approach to returning from injury.

Joel has a strong background in human anatomy and a passion for musculoskeletal and sports related injuries, and particularly enjoys working with young athletes. Joel has over 7 years’ experience coaching gymnastics at both Ascham and Kincoppal School, with a focus on coordination, strength and balance.

Joel has 7 years combined study and has gained experience and developed skills across a broad range of areas including sports, orthopaedic rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, geriatrics, paediatrics and cardiopulmonary. Joel uses a combination of exercise therapy, manual techniques and evidence-based practice to help his clients return to optimal health and to prevent further injuries.

From Joel you can expect: 
High energy, a constant smile, the perfect balance of hands on treatment and exercise prescription, and finally, through personal experience, an understanding of what it takes to get the results you want.

Tom Eather

Available at Double Bay
SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

APA Physiotherapist
Doctor of Physiotherapy – Melbourne University
B. Ex Sc – Wollongong University
Titleist Performance Institute Certified

Growing up in a large sporting family, the competitive streak was well and truly ingrained in me from an early age. This competitive drive and a love of all things sport led to the inevitable injuries throughout the years. It was when having physio treatment for a back injury suffered snowboarding that I began to think that physiotherapy could be the career for me.

I began studying a Bachelor of Exercise Science at the University of Wollongong, while working as a personal trainer and coach at a local gym. After graduating, I moved on to study the Doctor of Physiotherapy program at the University of Melbourne while working as personal trainer. The combination of a B. ExSc and years of experience in the fitness industry helped to focus my interest on exercise and movement rehabilitation, and this is still a focus of mine today.

Having the opportunity to positively impact people’s lives, and to enable them to continue to do what makes them happy, is the reason I am a physiotherapist. I am committed to utilising the latest evidence to getting you back to doing what you love to do and optimising your rehabilitation to achieve your goals.

Chantelle Bailey

Available at Double Bay

APA Physiotherapist
Bachelor of Physiotherapy BPHTY (hons1)
Level 1 and 2 (Equivalent) Sports Trainer
Reformer Pilates (Level 1)
ASCA Strength & Conditioning Coach

At the age of 17, Chantelle underwent a knee reconstruction following an ACL rupture, as well as a meniscal and MCL injury. It was during her rehabilitation process the she was introduced to the world of Physiotherapy. Following two more knee surgeries, as well as a second reconstruction, Chantelle has become innately aware of the process required to return the body to competitive sport.

Chantelle’s commitment and drive has reflected in her career progression as well as her dedication to her client’s outcomes. From the moment you enter the door, you will be met with enthusiasm and a compassionate ear. She understands that injury creates more than a physical impact on the body, and will help to create goal oriented progressions and focus your mentality on reaching your end goal, no matter what that may be.

Chantelle has worked in the sporting industry for the past 5 years, both during and after the completion of her studies. She has had the pleasure of working with clients from a range of diverse backgrounds. These include members of the community to national representative players and athletes in rugby league, netball, touch football, powerlifting, bodybuilding and dance.
Over the past few years she has developed a passion for strength and conditioning and will preach the benefit of creating a strong foundation for your body.

From Chantelle you will experience
A passionate and enthusiastic energy, as well as a commitment to help you reach your goals. She will use a combination of evidence based treatment and exercise prescription, and will strive to ensure you enjoy the process to maximise your results.

James Sincock

Available at Double Bay
SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

As a keen sportsman with a habit of getting injured, physiotherapy was always on the cards for James. Our resident Kiwi, he graduated from the university of Otago in Dunedin in 2008.

Knowing his athletic ability might preclude him from starring on the field, he made it his goal to be as close to the action as possible. Making a name for himself in Wellington, and later Christchurch as an elite sports physio, he worked with teams including the Wellington Firebirds provincial cricket team, Canterbury Sevens Rugby team and many other clubs/codes through the years.

Frustrated by the “status quo” of physio in Christchurch, he opened his own clinic, with a focus on personalised physio solutions. Over the last four years it has grown to be a multi-location practice with four physiotherapists on staff. He now finds himself in Sydney as his wife is a Surgical Fellow at St Vincent’s hospital.

Managing the Christchurch business and looking after twin toddlers keeps James pretty busy, but he is enjoying making the most of the Sydney weather, running, ocean swimming and getting out on the bike.

A background in sports physiotherapy and elite rehabilitation means he knows how to get you back on track and stay there! A tailored balance of appropriate manual therapy, with personalised rehab programming is his forte, and with over ten years of experience and a proven track record, you’re in the best possible hands.

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