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Free Guide to Achieving Outcomes in Every Rehabilitation Case

After 15 years of helping customers navigate the insurance schemes and successfully return to work following an illness or injury, we’ve nailed down the 8 key steps that must be implemented to get your customers back to work.

From the importance of communication, to engaging the GP’s, these are the 8 skills which need to be in your toolkit if you want to achieve successful outcomes.

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About Specialised Health

Where you can find the best Exercise Physiologists in the game. Hover over your city to see who'll be helping you out.

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Life Insurance Services

Specialised Health is a specialist provider of exercise physiology and work conditioning services for customers in the Life Insurance space. Acknowledging the differences when working within Life Insurance has been the key to the outcomes achieved by Specialised Health’s EP’s to date.

Click to find out more about our Life Insurance and Income Protection services

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Workcover and CTP Services

With a strong focus on communication with all stakeholders in the rehabilitation process, our EP’s are able to tie in seamlessly with Rehab Providers, Physiotherapists, Injury Management Advisors and Claims Managers to drive progression, upgrades and outcomes.

Click here to find out more about what we do in the Workcover NSW and CTP schemes

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  • Thanks to you and your team Brad for the great results you get for our customers – it’s fantastic to work with a provider that is always looking for creative solutions and options to support our customers to recover.

    Belinda Nicholson, Retail Claims Manager, BT Financial Group
  • Just wanted to say thanks and acknowledge Specialised Health for all the collaboration over the years. It’s great working with you and your team as you always aim to understand our needs. Thanks for delivering such a superior service to us and our Customers. Warmest Regards.

    June Khaw, Program Manager, Claims Operations, AMP Financial Services
  • The team at Specialised Health are experts in their field and extremely professional. Brad is always available to discuss service strategy and the EP’s are very responsive with high levels of communication. The outcomes are fantastic and achieved in such a collaborative way. A brilliant team to partner with

    Kelly Vance, Director, Zeal Health
  • I cannot speak highly enough of Brad Domek and his team and the tailored, timely and evidence based services they deliver on very complex claims. Specialised Health educates and empowers their clients to not only get stronger but also to better manage their capacity to engage in work and life. I recommend Specialised Health to all my customers because of their ability to consistently deliver individualised programs, communicate regularly and work with me and my customers to deliver good rehab and great outcomes.

    Sonya Faull, Rehabilitation Consultant, Empowered Outcomes
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Our Team

We believe in a diverse range of personel to bring creative skills, thoughts, and ideas to the table.

Brad Domek

Brad Domek

Director – Northern Sydney, NSW
As an EP with 13 years’ experience in occupational rehabilitation Brad has a keen intere... View Details

Brad Domek

Joanna Jaques

Joanna Jaques

Inner West Sydney, NSW
Joanna has 11 years working as an Exercise Physiologist and has had extensive experience i... View Details

Joanna Jaques

Paul Macgugan

Paul Macgugan

North/NW Sydney, NSW
Paul is an Exercise Physiologist with 10 years’ experience working in a wide range of ro... View Details

Paul Macgugan

Biara Webster

Biara Webster

South Sydney, NSW
Biara has 4 years of experience as an EP with a wide range of experience including work in... View Details

Biara Webster

Mark Watson

Mark Watson

SW Sydney / Wollongong, NSW
During his 6 years of experience as an EP, Mark has worked in Physiotherapy clinics as wel... View Details

Mark Watson

Sebastian Cruzado

Sebastian Cruzado

Western Sydney, NSW
With 7 years’ experience in sports and health to go with a masters degree in Exercise Ph... View Details

Sebastian Cruzado

Matt Zappia

Matt Zappia

NW/W Sydney, NSW
Matt has 4 years of experience as an EP and has worked in Physiotherapy clinics, work cond... View Details

Matt Zappia

Rami Al-Saifi

Rami Al-Saifi

SW Sydney, NSW
Rami has completed a masters degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology and has 3 years’ exp... View Details

Rami Al-Saifi

Jess Staples

Jess Staples

Southern Highlands, NSW
Jess is an Exercise Physiologist with 10 years of experience across wide ranging aspects o... View Details

Jess Staples

Todd Robinson

Todd Robinson

Tweed Coast & SE QLD
With well over a decade of experience as an EP and behavioural change counsellor, Todd has... View Details

Todd Robinson

Kris Skaife

Kris Skaife

Brisbane, QLD
As an EP Kris has extensive knowledge in the corporate health and clinical exercise fields... View Details

Kris Skaife

Rowena Yeomans

Rowena Yeomans

Adelaide, SA
Rowena is an Exercise Physiologist with ten years’ experience working in clinical exerci... View Details

Rowena Yeomans

Marlene Lovell

Marlene Lovell

Launceston, TAS
Marlene has wide ranging experience and has worked with patients from across the lifespan ... View Details

Marlene Lovell

Crystal Stavris

Crystal Stavris

Administration Manager
Crystal has been assisting in the rehabilitation industry since 2009 and therefore over th... View Details

Crystal Stavris

Jennifer Smallridge

Jennifer Smallridge

East Melbourne & CBD, VIC
Jennifer has 3 years’ experience as an Exercise Physiologist and through her close work ... View Details

Jennifer Smallridge

Mary Sticca

Mary Sticca

North East Melbourne, VIC
Mary has 15 years’ experience working as an Exercise Physiologist and has developed a ke... View Details

Mary Sticca

Elaine Killen

Elaine Killen

Brisbane, QLD
Elaine has over 20 years of experience working in the occupational rehabilitation field as... View Details

Elaine Killen

Brad Domek

Brad Domek

Director – Northern Sydney, NSW

As an EP with 13 years’ experience in occupational rehabilitation Brad has a keen interest in musculoskeletal rehab, in particular the shoulder and knee, as well as mental health, cancer and fatigue related conditions. Brad has been a Guest Lecturer at ACU and with a history working as a Rehab Provider for over 8 years, he has developed a blend of experience in both the treatment and occupational settings which allows him to both provide active rehabilitation for the client as well as tie in with the coordination of the overall process resulting in awesome outcomes being achieved for all parties.

Joanna Jaques

Joanna Jaques

Inner West Sydney, NSW

Joanna has 11 years working as an Exercise Physiologist and has had extensive experience in delivering exercise interventions to patients managing a range of medical conditions including cardiovascular, metabolic, musculo-skeletal, neurological illnesses and cancer as well as assisting patients with chronic pain. Joanna currently lectures at ACU and was instrumental in establishing the UNSW Lifestyle Clinic which provides graded exercise programs and CBT for those suffering Chronic Fatigue.

Paul Macgugan

Paul Macgugan

North/NW Sydney, NSW

Paul is an Exercise Physiologist with 10 years’ experience working in a wide range of roles within the occupational rehabilitation setting. Through his roles with work conditioning providers, insurers, rehabilitation providers and in WHS & Risk, Paul has developed a skill set that is wide ranging and allows for a highly skilled approach to assisting clients from all angles within the compensable schemes.

Biara Webster

Biara Webster

South Sydney, NSW

Biara has 4 years of experience as an EP with a wide range of experience including work in geriatrics, working with DVA and Medicare patients, patients under compensable schemes as well as with patients in the indigenous communities in Darwin, NT. Biara has interest areas in musculoskeletal rehabilitation as well as pulmonary rehab and mental health.

Mark Watson

Mark Watson

SW Sydney / Wollongong, NSW

During his 6 years of experience as an EP, Mark has worked in Physiotherapy clinics as well as his own private practise and has covered areas including cardiac rehabilitation, pre-employment screening, occupational health and wellness and occupational rehabilitation. Given he’s a highly accomplished triathlete as well, Mark offers a wide range of training and experience that’s relevant for all clients regardless of background or history.

Sebastian Cruzado

Sebastian Cruzado

Western Sydney, NSW

With 7 years’ experience in sports and health to go with a masters degree in Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation) and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport & Exercise Science), Sebastian has developed skills to be capable of working with everyone from elite athletes to the general public and children. With 4 years’ experience in postoperative aged care, rehabilitation and clinical practice it has enabled Sebastian to provide the most progressive and professional care to all backgrounds and abilities.

Matt Zappia

Matt Zappia

NW/W Sydney, NSW

Matt has 4 years of experience as an EP and has worked in Physiotherapy clinics, work conditioning roles and most recently as a Rehabilitation Advisor within a Life Insurance company. With this experience Matt is therefore able to provide a service which encompasses his rehabilitation skills in conjunction with great knowledge of the Life Insurance sector.

Rami Al-Saifi

Rami Al-Saifi

SW Sydney, NSW

Rami has completed a masters degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology and has 3 years’ experience working as an Exercise Physiologist. Rami is fluent in Arabic and has a strong interest area in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and chronic disease management. With experience across private practice as well as the compensable schemes Rami has been able to help countless clients get back on track after suffering significant illnesses and injury.

Jess Staples

Jess Staples

Southern Highlands, NSW

Jess is an Exercise Physiologist with 10 years of experience across wide ranging aspects of the compensable schemes as well as private practice. Jess has worked extensively as both a work conditioning provider and rehab provider and hence is able to proactively manage a case as both a treatment provider and case manager. Jess has a strong interest in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and has completed a post graduate degree in Occ Health, Safety and Ergonomics.

Todd Robinson

Todd Robinson

Tweed Coast & SE QLD

With well over a decade of experience as an EP and behavioural change counsellor, Todd has developed a strong empathy for the physical and mental challenges that people may experience as a result of injury and during their recovery. To achieve positive outcomes, Todd works closely with each individual and focuses on their unique motivators to help develop structured goals to maintain focus and empower them to take an active approach in their recovery.

Kris Skaife

Kris Skaife

Brisbane, QLD

As an EP Kris has extensive knowledge in the corporate health and clinical exercise fields, he has worked as a tutor of Human Movement studies at QUT and has recently completed a Master’s degree in Health Management (QUT), majoring in Health and Risk Management. Kris has a keen interest in knee reconstructions, lower back injuries and currently is heavily involved in the field of exercise and oncology, working with people to get them moving and strong while undertaking Cancer treatment.

Rowena Yeomans

Rowena Yeomans

Adelaide, SA

Rowena is an Exercise Physiologist with ten years’ experience working in clinical exercise physiology, corporate health and occupational rehabilitation. Rowena possesses undergraduate qualifications in Applied Science (Human Movement & Health Studies) and Psychology and post graduate qualifications in Clinical Rehabilitation. Rowena is particularly passionate about women’s health and providing comprehensive and outcome driven exercise physiology services to assist injured workers to return to work.

Marlene Lovell

Marlene Lovell

Launceston, TAS

Marlene has wide ranging experience and has worked with patients from across the lifespan including young children right through to those in advanced old age. Marlene has special interest in chronic disease, cancer and neuromuscular pathologies and aims to teach people that exercise does not have to be scary to be really effective and also teaches them how to better manage their conditions through lifestyle and behavioural change. Marlene is also passionate about chronic pain management and has been increasing her practice in Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome and other neural pain issues.

Crystal Stavris

Crystal Stavris

Administration Manager

Crystal has been assisting in the rehabilitation industry since 2009 and therefore over the last 8 years she has developed a significant level of proficiency in all areas of compensable rehabilitation administration. As a result of working with both worker’s compensation work conditioning providers and life insurance based rehabilitation providers Crystal has become acutely aware of the needs of all parties within the compensable schemes.

Jennifer Smallridge

Jennifer Smallridge

East Melbourne & CBD, VIC

Jennifer has 3 years’ experience as an Exercise Physiologist and through her close work with the Oncology department at St Vincent’s Hospital she has developed a significant amount of experience working with cancer patients and assisting them to improve functioning during and after chemotherapy treatment as well as in the later stages of recovery when aiming to decrease the effects of cancer-related fatigue. Jennifer also has a keen interest in musculoskeletal injuries including the lower back, SIJ, hips and knees.

Mary Sticca

Mary Sticca

North East Melbourne, VIC

Mary has 15 years’ experience working as an Exercise Physiologist and has developed a keen interest in working with those with inflammatory / neurological conditions such as demyelination, myositis, fibromyalgia and Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome. With interest areas also in metabolic conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease as well as musculoskeletal injuries including the knee, wrist, ankle and hip, Mary is most definitely a multi-faceted Exercise Physiologist with a broad range of knowledge and skills.

Elaine Killen

Elaine Killen

Brisbane, QLD

Elaine has over 20 years of experience working in the occupational rehabilitation field as both a Rehabilitation Consultant and an Exercise Physiologist and in her career has facilitated return to work programs for individuals with a variety of injuries and conditions across a diverse range of industries. Elaine specializes in musculoskeletal injuries with a particular focus on the lower back but also has a strong interest in chronic diseases and neurological conditions. Elaine frequently provides wellness education, manual handling advice and injury prevention training with an emphasis on self-management of recovery and as a former language teacher, Elaine also has a practical understanding and empathy for assisting people from other language and cultural backgrounds.

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