32 Cross St, Brookvale NSW 2100

Polestar Pilates Studio

Physiotherapy Northern Beaches

The Pilates Experts Who Care, Since 2002

Physiotherapy Northern Beaches

Polestar Pilates offers a dedicated Rehabilitation Centre including Physiotherapy, right here on the Northern Beaches, providing injury management from diagnosis through to end stage exercises rehabilitation. We aim to provide you with excellent care to the highest professional standard.

Our Rehab Centre specialises in a unique combination of manual therapy and exercise therapies.  These can include exercises utilising the Pilates machines, resistance training, treadmill gait analysis, and movement re-education. As Polestar Pilates is also HOME to international Pilates Education system – Polestar Pilates, our rehab centre is based on the successful model from the Polestar Pilates Centre in Miami Florida.

Polestar Pilates

Certified Physiotherapists

All our Physiotherapists are degree qualified with years of experience and have a special area of interest. 

Call reception below to make a booking 02 9091 9400.

Our Mission

At Polestar, our physiotherapists can integrate Pilates with manual therapy to create balanced muscles, improved posture and greater ease of movement.

Any condition that alters or diminishes your ability to move correctly, efficiently and without pain is our specialty. Restoring your functional movement is our goal. Helping you to recover your overall fitness and well-being is our mission.

Services we offer

Polestar Pilates offers a holistic approach with Pilates classes, personalized studio sessions, and expert physiotherapy services, providing a comprehensive wellness experience for individuals seeking balance and vitality.

The Best Physiotherapy Services on the Northern Beaches

Discover premier physiotherapy services at our Northern Beaches clinic, which is recognised for its exceptional, science-based approach to wellness and rehabilitation. Each client benefits from personalised care plans meticulously crafted to meet their specific health and recovery needs. Polestar Pilates Studios’ unique integration of Pilates into physiotherapy regimens offers a holistic path towards recovery and strength. Renowned as providing some of the best physiotherapy in Northern Beaches, our practice commits to guiding each individual through their journey to optimal health, employing expert knowledge and innovative techniques to ensure the best outcomes.


Integrating Pilates for Complete Rehabilitation

Pilates is seamlessly integrated with physiotherapy in our Northern Beaches clinic to bolster rehabilitation outcomes. This combination harnesses the strengths of both disciplines, offering a comprehensive approach to recovery. Pilates, emphasising controlled movements and core strengthening, complements traditional physiotherapy techniques, facilitating quicker and more effective rehabilitation.

  • Enhanced Flexibility: Pilates increases the range of motion, aiding recovery and reducing the risk of future injuries.
  • Core Strength: A strong core is important for overall body health, and Pilates is renowned for its effectiveness in building this strength, supporting the body’s recovery and long-term wellness.
  • Injury Prevention: Pilates and physiotherapy reduce the likelihood of recurring injuries by improving posture and alignment.
  • Mind-Body Connection: Pilates encourages mindfulness and body awareness, critical for healing and injury prevention.
  • Personalised Rehabilitation: Combining Pilates with physiotherapy allows for customised rehabilitation programs, addressing the specific needs and goals of individuals seeking physiotherapy in Northern Beaches.

Our Approach to Physiotherapy

Our physio in Northern Beaches adopts a patient-centred method, concentrating on identifying and addressing the root cause of each individual’s issues. By delving into the specifics of each case, we aim to provide long-term solutions to enhance overall well-being. This methodology ensures a comprehensive understanding of each patient’s condition, enabling adaptable treatment plans that promote recovery and prevent future complications.


Diagnosing the Issue

The initial step in our physiotherapy process involves a comprehensive assessment to diagnose the issue accurately. This crucial phase reveals the underlying causes of discomfort or reduced mobility.

  • Thorough Evaluation: Conducting an in-depth analysis of the patient’s medical history and physical condition.
  • Expertise in Assessment: Utilising advanced diagnostic techniques to ensure precise problem identification.
  • Individual Focus: Tailoring the assessment to each patient’s specific symptoms and concerns.
  • Identifying Root Causes: Focusing on the symptoms and underlying factors contributing to the patient’s condition.

Customised Physio Plans

Creating personalised physiotherapy plans is at the core of our service, ensuring we offer the best physiotherapy in Northern Beaches. Following a detailed diagnosis, we collaborate closely with each client to develop a personalised treatment strategy that aligns with their specific health purposes and needs.

  • Individual Assessments: Initial evaluations to understand unique physical conditions and requirements.
  • Goal Setting: Together with clients, setting achievable health and wellness objectives.
  • Personalised Treatment: Customising therapy techniques and exercises to address individual challenges and goals.
  • Progress Monitoring: Regularly assessing improvements and adjusting plans to ensure continued progress toward optimal health.

Advanced Techniques and Personalised Care

In our pursuit of excellence in physio in Northern Beaches, we employ a wide array of advanced physiotherapy techniques complemented by a personalised care approach. This combination is key to achieving the best possible outcomes for each client.

  • Manual Therapy: Hands-on techniques to improve movement and reduce pain.
  • Innovative Technology: Utilising the latest advancements in physiotherapy equipment to enhance treatment effectiveness.
  • Customised Treatment Plans: Personalising each session to the client’s specific needs and progress.
  • Holistic Approach: Our treatment strategies consider all aspects of the client’s health and well-being.
  • Continuous Assessment: Regularly evaluating progress to adjust treatments as needed for optimal recovery.

Meet Our Certified Physiotherapists

Our clinic is proud to introduce our team of certified physiotherapists, each bringing a unique blend of expertise, dedication, and a commitment to patient health and ongoing education:

  • Deborah Thomas: A former ballet dancer with dual degrees in Physiotherapy and Sport Science from the University of Sydney. Deborah is a graduate of the ConnectTherapy™ approach and has extensive training in spinal manual therapy, women’s health, and muscle energy techniques. A principal educator with Polestar Pilates for 15 years, she divides her time between physiotherapy treatments and Clinical Pilates.
  • Annette Dillon: With a BSc in Physiotherapy from Germany, Annette has specialised in neuromuscular rehabilitation across several countries. Since coming to Australia, she has incorporated Pilates into her practice, focusing on ante- and postnatal care, ageing, and neurological conditions. Annette enjoys bushwalking, dance, and yoga and is fluent in English and German.
  • Bonnie Rozkydal: Bonnie has been a physiotherapist since 2004. Bonnie’s work in hospitals in South Africa transitioned to public and private care in the UK and Australia. She has a background in classical ballet and is passionate about learning and healing through movement. Bonnie holds certifications in Stott Pilates and Pilates Rehabilitation with Polestar Pilates.
  • Daniel Gschwind: With over 8 years of experience in private practice and orthopaedic rehabilitation in Germany, Daniel specialises in hip, knee, spine, and shoulder rehabilitation. His approach is patient-focused, employing manual techniques and specific exercises. Daniel is also passionate about soccer, photography, and outdoor adventures with his family.
  • Lynsey D’Vaz: Since completing her Physiotherapy training in the UK in 2008, Lynsey has worked in hospital and private practice settings in Australia, treating various musculoskeletal conditions. Her work in acute orthopaedics underscores her comprehensive approach to physiotherapy.

Dedicated Experts for Your Health

Our team of physiotherapists is unparalleled in their commitment to improving the health and fitness of our clients. With a wealth of expertise, they have been instrumental in numerous success stories where patients have overcome challenges and significantly improved their physical well-being. Testimonials from those we’ve helped underscore the positive impact of our work, from regaining mobility after injuries to achieving pain-free daily living. This commitment to client health is a testament to our experts’ passion and proficiency in every treatment session, making a real difference in the lives of those they care for.


Book Your Consultation Today

Take the first step towards a healthier, more vibrant you by booking your consultation with Polestar Pilates Studio today. Our expert physiotherapists are ready to guide you through a personalised physiotherapy journey just for you. Trust in our dedicated team to support your path to recovery and wellness. Don’t let pain or discomfort hold you back any longer. Schedule your appointment and experience the transformative power of our physiotherapy services. Your journey to better health begins here.