Our Staff

Aaron Eichner

Aaron Eichner

Since graduating from the University of South Australia in 2010, Aaron worked at the John Hunter Hospital, John Hunter Children’s Hospital and extensively throughout the Hunter and North West regions prior to relocating to Forster in 2015 in the rehabilitation unit at Forster Private Hospital. Aaron has a special interest in neurological and sports rehabilitation, pain management and Paediatric Physiotherapy. He really enjoys working with people of all ages, seeing them realise their goals, whatever they may be. Outside of work Aaron enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children as well as cycling, running and being involved with the Forster Triathlon...

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Beth Cullen

Beth Cullen

Growing up in Western Sydney and graduating in 2017 from Charles Sturt University, Beth then relocated to Forster and commenced her Physiotherapy career at Forster Private Hospital. After nearly three years in the rehabilitation team Beth now brings her skills and passions to Tuncurry Physiotherapy. Beth is passionate about keeping people active, independent and healthy. Her specialty areas include sports injuries, orthopaedics, mat work pilates and chronic pain management.

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James Westhorpe

James Westhorpe

Growing up in Geelong, Victoria, James comes to Tuncurry Physiotherapy after graduating from The University of Sydney with a Master of Physiotherapy. Prior to studying physiotherapy, James has worked as a strength & conditioning coach for the past 8 years. He gained valuable experience working in division one college football and basketball in America, as well as team sports in Australia including rugby league, union and Australian Rules football. James loves to work with those looking to rehab sports and musculoskeletal injuries as well as maximise their performance for sports or simply deal with day-to-day life activities, pain free. In his spare time, James is an ice cream connoisseur and enjoys cooking and playing...

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Wayne Gooley

Wayne Gooley

After graduating in Sydney in 1982 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy). Wayne worked for 2 years at Sydney Hospital before travelling and working in London. Wayne also worked in and managed private practice in Sydney prior to settling in the Forster Tuncurry area in 1989. Wayne has over 30 years experience as a physiotherapist with a focus on musculo-skeletal conditions including neck and back pain and sports injuries. Outside of work Wayne plans on spending more time with the family, riding his bike and seeing more of this wonderful country.

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