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.
Director Physiotherapist & Pilates InstructorOrsi 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 is a part-time Higher Degree by Research Master’s student at The University of Sydney investigating upper limb lymphoedema and compression. 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 is a regular presenter at various Cancer Support Groups. 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.
Massage TherapistTineke obtained her Remedial Massage qualifications at the Australian College of Natural Therapies and further studied Oncology Massage in 2014 in order to provide safe treatment for patients living with cancer or with an illness that compromises the immune system.
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.
Jeff is a registered Chinese Medicine Doctor with the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of China, and with AHPRA in Australia. He holds a Ph.D in Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture from the top Chinese Medicine Institute in the World. Jeff is also a Certified International Acupuncturist with the WFAS, a professional acupuncture governing body of the WHO.
Apart from general acupuncture, Jeff is experienced in working with patients before, during and after allopathic cancer treatments (chemo/radio therapy). He also teaches yoga and meditation to cancer patients and carers at various stages of their journey. Jeff firmly believes in the integrated approach to health and hopes to help others better understand and take charge of their wellbeing.
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.
Yoga InstructorHaving experienced and witnessed the powerful and transforming benefits of Yoga for herself and
others over many years, Daniela’s curiosity for this ancient philosophy steadily grew. In 2016, Daniela completed extensive training to certify as a Yoga Teacher with Yoga Australia.
Afterwards, she successfully graduated from an intensive two year training as a Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists in 2018. Since then, Daniela has undergone further
studies as a Yoga Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher, iRest Level 1 Teacher and Chair Yoga Teacher. She is currently studying Somatic Experiencing to deepen her work and understanding of
healing trauma. In her role of National Management Committee Member for NSW with Yoga Australia, she presented at various conferences and is a strong advocate for Yoga for Children and Teens. Daniela holds a Peaceful Kids Certificate, Certificate III and IV in Fitness and a Master’s Degree in Education.