Meet the Team

Andrew Ilieff – Physiotherapist
and Strength and Conditioning coach

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

Andrew Ilieff

Andrew Ilieff

FOUNDER
APA Physiotherapist & ASCA Strength & Conditioning coach

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:

– Acute 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 

From Andrew you can expect: 

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

Joel Adelman

Joel Adelman

Joel Adelman

APA Physiotherapist

– Bachelor of Science (Anatomy & Histology), University of Sydney
– Master of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney
– Accredited Sports Trainer (Level 1 Sports Trainer – Sports Medicine Australia)
– Member of Australian Physiotherapy Association

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.

Cameron Dyer

Cameron Dyer

Cameron Dyer

B. Physiotherapy (Hons), APAM
Physiotherapist And Rehabilitation Specialist

Cameron is a physiotherapist with a special interest in sports physiotherapy and athlete rehabilitation. He is currently completing his post graduate degree in sports physiotherapy to become titled as an APA Sports Physiotherapist. Cameron has recently had his research on injuries in adolescent rugby players accepted for publication in The International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. Cameron is currently the Rehabilitation Physiotherapist at the Men’s Australian Rugby 7’s team and has formerly worked with Manly Sea Eagles (NRL), the Australian Indigenous Rugby League team and the Manly Warringah Netball Association. Cameron combines the best available evidence with his experience in professional sport to offer an integrated approach to injury management and rehabilitation to help you overcome injury and achieve your potential.
Tom Eather

Tom Eather

Tom Eather

APA Physiotherapist

Doctor of Physiotherapy – Melbourne University
B. Ex Sc – Wollongong University

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.

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