Team

Meet our Team

Our team of physiotherapists are experts in pain, injury and anything to do with muscles, joints, ligaments, nerves and soft tissues.

Noreen O’Connor

B.App.Sc.Phty

Noreen is from Co.Kerry in Ireland and has been in Australia since 2008. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. Upon graduating she worked for one year in the area of physical and intellectual disabilities before moving to Sydney. She has worked predominantly in private practice since then, the majority of which has been based in Sydney but she has also spent periods of time working in Queensland and South Australia.

Noreen loves learning and progressing as a Physio and as a result has done numerous courses over the past few years, including Dry Needling, Sports Level 1, Neurokinetic Therapy, DMA Pilates, APPI Mat Pilates, Mulligans Lower Quadrant and most recently the Female Athlete Level 1. Women’s Health has become an area of interest for Noreen and intends progressing her training and skills in this area and pursuing a specialisation in Pelvic Health.

Noreen is a very hands on Physio and believes strongly in patient education and exercise rehabilitation. Noreen loves the beach having grown up by the ocean in Kerry. She leads a very active lifestyle and loves the outdoors. She enjoys running, hiking and going to the gym. She intends on immersing herself in the Shire lifestyle as best she can while she’s here so her next challenge will be hitting the surf!

Nikki Chryss

BSc(Health)MPhty

Nikki Graduated from the University of Sydney 2015 receiving a Bachelor of Health Science & then 2017 with a Masters of Physiotherapy. Upon Graduating Nikki began working in a Sydney based private practice where she managed a variety of cases including NDIS & aged care case loads.

To broaden her knowledge Nikki has undertaken additional courses such as: Upper and Lower limb DNS training, Level 1 sports trainer and dry needling. Nikki has a keen interest in Women’s health and Pilates which she loves to incorporate into the management of injuries. Outside of work you will find Nikki having brunch & coffee with friends, planning overseas trips & playing soccer for her local side.

Clinton Griffiths

M.Phty.B.Sc (ExSc)

Clint graduated from The University of Sydney in 2011 with a Master of Physiotherapy; prior to this he completed a Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science) from the University of Wollongong. He joined the Beachside team after graduating, and became a partner in the business shortly after. Since graduating Clint has completed several post graduate courses including- Spinal Level 1, Sport Level 1, Watson Headache Level 1 and 2, Lyn Watson Shoulder course, Certificate in Spinal Manual Therapy, The Thoracic Spine in Sport, Dry Needling and McConell Knee course.

Special interests include treating the shoulder and headache/migraine as well as lower limb biomechanical faults. Outside of Physio Clint loves spending time with his wife and 3 kids (Jack, Sophie & Olivia) and is a golf tragic, currently playing off a handicap of 4 at Cronulla Golf Club.

Fabrice Grandou

B.App.Sc.Phty, Australian Physiotherapy Association member since 1987

Fabrice worked in hospitals for several years (Orthopaedics, Neurology, Paediatrics and Intensive Care) before focusing his interest in private practice and sports injuries. He has worked in numerous private practices throughout NSW and Victoria. He worked with NSW Country Rugby Union and NSW Triathlon clubs. He settled in Cronulla and set up Beachside Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic in 1995. Since then, he was involved with local soccer, softball and netball sports teams and the rehabilitation of their members.

He has completed numerous professional development courses such as Level 1 & Level 2 Sports Courses, APA endorsed Acupuncture course, The Thoracic Spine, McConnell Knee course, Diagnostic Ultrasound Course for Core Stability. Fabrice takes a particular interest in spinal conditions and rehabilitation, sports injury management and any form of post surgical rehabilitation, as well as headache treatment, back problems in pregnancy and also bio-mechanical and postural dysfunctions.

Melissa Moss

Practice manager

Melissa ensures the smooth running of Beachside and leads the front desk team. She is a passionate runner and the mother of two beautiful children.

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