Recovery is team work
We believe it takes a village to care for patients affected by cancer, therefore we integrate multiple health care disciplines into our patient care. Our team members have a special interest in caring for cancer patients and the skills to treat people affected by lymphoedema. We pride ourselves in having excellent communication between our team members to ensure a smooth transition across our services while accommodating your needs. Our staff is highly skilled, and each member of our team has many years of experience in their field.
Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor and Practice Owner
Orsi is a German trained physiotherapist with a special interest in cancer care and lymphoedema management. She has been working as a clinician for over 15 years and is considered an expert in her field. She completed her Higher Degree by Research Master’s at The University of Sydney investigating upper limb lymphoedema and compression, in September 2020. Orsi is a strong advocate for the integration of physiotherapy into cancer care and is actively involved in patient and staff education at multiple hospitals across Sydney. Orsi believes that everyone should have access to best practice health care and advocates a model that integrates multiple disciplines into the treatment process. Oncology Recovery Services Inc. is her vision of a centre that combines experts in their field providing patient care with the goal to optimise long term outcomes. Orsi seeks to make a difference in the area of cancer rehabilitation by facilitating regular free community events and platforms to engage, educate and empower patients.
Early 2019 Tineke undertook studies in Lymphoedema Management to broaden her skills and services to her patients. Tineke is passionate about combining Ancient Eastern Wisdom with Contemporary Western Health Science and is guiding every patient towards a more balanced unity of mind, body and spirit with her consistent levels of dedication and genuine care. She is a professional member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS)
Mastectomy and Bra Fitting Specialist
Sandra has worked with women in personal development, self-care and women’s apparel for over a decade. She began her training in bra fitting in 2010, which led her to develop an interest and gain experience in post-surgical lumpectomy and mastectomy fitting.
Sandra is very passionate about supporting women after surgery to feel both emotionally and physically comfortable. She believes that a well-fitted bra can contribute to increased confidence and assist in reducing physical side effects after breast surgery. Sandra is committed to finding the best suitable product for every woman in a safe and caring environment.
Massage therapist, Physiotherapy assistant
Catalina is a physiotherapist from Chile, where she worked in breast cancer rehabilitation and obtained qualifications of a postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy and Oncology, and a Diploma in Sciences of Physical Activity. Catalina is currently undergoing the registration process to be accredited to practice in Australia. During this time she is working with us as a massage and lymphoedema therapist and physiotherapy assistant.
Catalina holds a Certificate IV in Massage Therapy undertaken at the New South Wales School of Massage and completed her lymphoedema training on the Casley-Smith method for management of lymphoedema at Casley-Smith International. Catalina has a special interest in lymphoedema and recently completed her master’s by research at The University of Sydney, looking at assessment and treatment for hand lymphoedema.
Adrienn Tothne Toth
Adrienn has been running a successful business for the past 7 years while raising a family and decided to join our team as a part-time practice coordinator in early 2019. Adrienn has outstanding communication skills as well as great knowledge in marketing, sales and customer service. As a mother of two young girls, multi- tasking comes naturally to Adrienn. She has a creative mind, shows attention to detail and is extremely innovative. Due to her warm demeanour Adrienn is able to create a welcoming environment for our patients and works effortlessly with our staff. She is efficient and professional when liaising with referring specialists and other colleagues. Adrienn has a passion for nutrition and is a great cook. She spoils us regularly with delicious and nourishing lunches. Adrienn is friendly, enthusiastic, efficient, self-motivated and a great asset to our clinic.
Nicolette has recently joined our team in February 2021 and has spent the last 9 years working with various Physiotherapy Practices around Australia in several roles, including practice management and accounts. She has a love for people and enjoys customer service roles and has a fine attention to detail. Nicolette also has a background in Aged Care, which she found very rewarding for 10 years.
Nicolette loves travel and learning languages and is currently learning Thai. She is also kept very busy doing volunteer work in her spare time.