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Learn more about the Switch Health Group

We help you become more active, stay fit and mobile and ensure that you don’t need to rely on any pain medication or constant visits to the doctor. At Switch we pride ourselves on helping people with getting back to doing the things they love. Our aim is to help you with any pain that you are experiencing and ensure that when you have finished your treatment plan with us you have the confidence to move and do the things you love without ever worrying if the pain will return.

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THE BEGINNINGS IN 2015

In 2015, James and Alex took over what was then called “GoHealth Online” in Penshurst with the aim to provide a different and more advanced approach to healthcare with the focus on the Individual and the things that are important to them.

A NEW BRAND IN 2016

From the start, the vision was to challenge the way in which the Physio industry was and create a superior service that was recognised for the individual care, the focus on movement and having the vision to bring this all together. With that came the change in name and in 2016 SWITCH was created. 

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A NEW APPROACH FOR 2021

SWITCH encompasses all that James and Alex had envisioned. With a strong and clear path to challenging the Physio industry each and every decision, change, feedback and improvement is aimed at providing the client with the most remarkable treatment and experience so that they have faith in Physios and our team that we can help!

Our mission statement

Our goal is to treat over 10,000 clients per clinic every year with a team that loves and believes in what they do. We aspire to establish a new benchmark for working health practitioners in Australia and want to leave a long lasting impression on the industry. 

We want to generate an impact beyond the treatment room that involves our clients, team, students, industry professionals and corporate partners to leave a legacy that demonstrates a focus on people, a passion for care, providing education & giving back to the community through charity or community work.

Our ethos

BE ENERGETIC

We understand the importance of a good vibe and know how to create one with everyone we encounter. We are positive, we bring passion and energy to what we do every day. We never miss an opportunity to extend the client experience. We put all our effort into everything we do.

BE THE EXAMPLE

We lead by example. We set an example for our industry by mentoring and guiding. Our actions are deliberate to ensure we are providing the highest quality service. We go above and beyond to fulfil our responsibilities and requirements to our team, clients and the community.

STAND OUT

We are unafraid to embrace the things that make us different. We don’t shy away from being unique and demonstrating why we are. We are always progressive and are doing what no one else is doing. We have a mamba mentality with focus and determination to stand out from the crowd.

TAKE ACTION

We want to be accountable for our decisions, actions and behaviour. To take pride in upholding the Switch standards to ‘go big’, ‘go bold’, ‘go more’ We are known for completing what we set out to do and always over deliver. 

LEAVE AN IMPRESSION

Our clients are our priority, always. We ensure that every encounter with us is memorable. Our clients are able to share stories about their experience with us. Our impact will be felt by all who we treat to the point where they are able to live and move better. 

Our team

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James Becerra

Founder with 10 years experience

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Sport and Exercise Science)
Master of Physiotherapy

Why do I love what I do?

I love being able to help someone out of pain and get them moving again, the smile on that persons face when they expereince pain free movement makes it all worth it.

For me its about going above and beyond to treat the cause of the injury. Very rearly is the area of pain the cause of the problem. To stand out it takes a bold physio to analyse the movement and treat the cause, so that you can move without pain

Life achievements?

Marrying my beautiful wife who has helped me raise my gorgeous kids. I’ve also worked with many professional and semi professional football teams.

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Alex Becerra

Founder & Physiotherapist with 5 years experience

Qualifications

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Why do I love what I do?

I love being able to give to other people, I love helping patients get back to doing what they love. I also enjoy setting goals with people and helping facilitate them to achieving it, being a part of that journey on the way.
My personality, I feel I enjoy being personable and having a joke with patients and our team. I like being positive and bringing energy to what I do.

Life achievements?

My life achievement will incorporate giving back to my local community
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Harrison Brown

Physiotherapist & Clinic Manager with 5 years experience

Qualifications

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Why do I love what I do?

What I love is that no minute is the same, no injury is the same, no body is the same and no goal is the same. We are all unique and designed to move as we have been established to. I enjoy being someone that people can share their lows with and celebrate their highs with. This is what makes me so invested in my clients journey.

I love being a being a physiotherapist, however, my passion is about making sure that those that come to see me know that they are not on their own with their ambitions to achieve their goals.

I make it my mission to give each individual the best experience at each visit. It’s important to go above and beyond, to support people through their low moments, show direction to their ambitions and then share their joyful achievements or milestones.

To stand out, it is important to be different. Too often I see the downfalls to our society, where we are too busy to commit to our bodies. We are looking for a quick fix to move on with our hectic schedules. However, I like to treat the person and the true cause of the issue, rather than patching up an injury.

This comes through breaking it down and looking at how the body works as one. This is achieved through movement principles, hand on treatment and a multifactorial framework, as we all designed differently.

Life achievements?

I get great satisfaction from seeing people I have treated around the Eastern Suburbs who have a smile on their face, enjoying their daily life without pain or limitations with their movements.

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James Newbury

Physiotherapist & Clinic Manager with 5 years experience

Qualifications

Bachelor Physiotherapy

Why do I love what I do?

I get to wake up every day and make a difference by helping people in their journey to achieve their goals and live life pain free. Life is better when you can do the things that bring you enjoyment. I am fortunate enough to be able to help people do that and have a laugh whilst doing it.
I take the extra time and give extra attention to ensure every box is ticked in an individual’s rehabilitation. Our bodies are complex, amazing machines and every part needs to work smoothly and in unison to ensure you can move the way your body is uniquely intended to.

Life achievements?

Backpacking through South America for 6 months – surviving living in the Amazon Jungle, tobogganing down erupting active volcanoes and paint balling in Pablo Escobar’s summer mansion. Treating Kelly Rowland Working as a physiotherapist on set of The Voice and Big Brother Playing 20+ years of AFL, cricket and rugby
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Brigette Constantin

Podiatrist with 4 years experience

Qualifications

Bachelor Podiatry

Why do I love what I do?

Because when I was the patient, nothing was done for me. That frustration drove me. Now I can change that and make a real difference in people’s lives.
When you come into my room, you come into my world. All of my patients get a real taste of my personality, which makes the torture a bit more bearable

Life achievements?

I’ve been a dancer since I was 3 and I still teach dance to this day. I run a dance competition with my best friend who I grew up dancing with and teach for now. I’m an active member of the NSW Rural Fire Service and was on the fireground everyday I wasn’t working during the recent fires.
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Matt Viola

Physiotherapist with 2 years experience

Qualifications

Bachelor Physiotherapy

Why do I love what I do?

I love empowering people to reach levels they never thought they could
I go the extra mile to ensure you not only get out of pain, but that you return fitter, stronger, and more knowledgeable than before!

Life achievements?

Worked previously with high level sporting teams (Manly United FC, Central Coast Mariners FC), competed in high level sports my whole life (football, oztag, cricket, rugby), CrossFit Enthusiast
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Gavin Fernandes

Physiotherapist with 30 years experience

Qualifications

Bachelor Physiotherapy

Why do I love what I do?

I’ve always wanted to do something in my life where I am helping other people.

I get great enjoyment when I see someone’s face that is relieved of the pain they have in their joints or body.

Life achievements?

Lots of them and too many to list here.

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Sophie Harrison

Admin & Marketing Integrator

Qualifications

Customer Service

Why do I love what I do?

I love working in positive environment, meeting and helping people.
My passion for helping people. I demonstrate this by really understanding what the patient needs and doing my best to help them.

Life achievements?

My family and 3 amazing children
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Dianne Yousseff

Client Service Manager

Qualifications

Customer Service

Why do I love what I do?

I love working in positive environment, meeting and helping people.
My passion for helping people. I demonstrate this by really understanding what the patient needs and doing my best to help them.

Life achievements?

My family

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Peter Schmidt

Physiotherapist with 1 year experience

Qualifications

Bachelor Physiotherapy

Why do I love what I do?

Helping to get people back moving + achieving their goals. Love not being stuck at a desk!
Trying to bring positivity + energy every day! Making sure that I listen

Life achievements?

Doing a 5 week uni clinical placement in Vanuatu – working out of the local hospital + community clinic. Was a challenge adapting to the different culture and facilities, but was a really rewarding experience! Would love to do more of this in the future.