About Us

Lexington Physiotherapy was founded in 2011 by Director and Physiotherapist Benjamin Black.

After graduating from University, Ben worked in a number of private practices and hospitals in the North West of Sydney before deciding to establish his own practice.

“ With a passion to develop his own business and a reputation of delivering ethical treatment standards, Lexington Health was born. Creating a collaborative environment for all your health needs. ”

Our primary aim at Lexington Health is to educate our patients and create a specific treatment plan tailored just for you.

Weather it be physiotherapy, strength and conditioning, nutrition, or many of our other holistic health options, we guarantee that investing in your health will always be invaluable.

What makes us different from the rest?

We provide a personalised 1 on 1 service to our patients by offering 1 hour Initial consultations and 30-40 minute follow up appointments. 

Lexington Health understand that communication is the most fundamental aspect of improving our patient’s health.  We listen closely to your symptoms, concerns, and how this can affect your daily life. From here, we are able diagnose your injury, and together create a treatment plan catered to your individual goals.

We liaise frequently with your referring GP, Surgeon or Specialist and update them on your progress and future treatment plans.

Our Physiotherapy treatments involve any combination of manual therapy, biomechanical correction, plus a combination of mobility and strength exercises.

Our focus is primarily on active treatment with an emphasis on ‘helping you help yourself’. We have state of the art gym and rehabilitation equipment on site, to assist in getting you back to feeling your best sooner.

Meet the Team

Benjamin Black (Ben)

Director and Principal Physiotherapist

Qualifications

B.App.Sc. (Physiotherapy)
B.Edu (PDHPE)

Major courses completed

+  Sports level 1
Sports level 2
+  Dry needling
+  Lyn Watson Shoulder course: level 1
+  McKenzie method – Manual Diagnosis and Therapy (Levels A, B and C)
+  Barbara Hungerford’s – Muscle Energy Techniques
+  Mulligans upper and lower quadrant assessment and treatment

Ben graduated from the University of Sydney in 2005 and has gained experience in a number of private and local practices within Sydney’s North West, before establishing Lexington Physiotherapy in 2011.

He has a keen interest in treating knees, ankles, shoulders, back and neck injuries as well as pre and post-operative injuries. During the winter months he can be found coaching his youngest son’s soccer team and working as head physio alongside Hills United FC in the NSW Premier League.

Ben has created and nurtured strong relationships with many local medical professionals including; GPs, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Sports Physicians, Radiologists and many others that operate or consult at Norwest Private Hospital and the new Lakeside Private Hospital within the Hills District.

Over the years Ben has worked with and supported many local sporting teams; Western Sydney Wanderers, Hills United Football Club, Hills Hornets Touch football, Rouse Hill Rhino’s JRLC, Blacktown City Demons Soccer Club, Rouse Hill Renegades Rugby, Norwest Rugby, East Coast Eagles AFL, Wentworthville Rugby League Club just to name a few.

Ben enjoys being outdoors with his family, playing sports and keeping fit and in the rare spare moments enjoys renovating his house.

Dominique Fingleton

2IC

Dominique’s background is in Operations Management, and she has over 12 years experience working in sports management.

A previous patient, Dominique started working at the practice over 2 years ago.

Her strengths include creating relationships whether it be with clients, suppliers or health practitioners.

Dominique has a little girl who keeps her active in her spare time and enjoys travelling, music and picnics in the sun with her family.

Frank Wang

Senior Physiotherapist

Qualifications

B.App.Sc. (Physiotherapy) Honours Class 1

Major courses completed

+  McKenzie method- Manual Diagnosis and Therapy (Part A, B)
+  Western Acupuncture & Dry Needling
+  Dento-Myo-Arthropathy Concept (TMD)

Frank graduated as a physiotherapist with first class Honours from the University of Sydney. During his studies, he had completed practicums in Sydney’s major metropolitan hospitals, including Westmead, Concord, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai as well as hospitals within the Northern Sydney Health District. He has completed an allocation year at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, consolidating skills in the areas of musculoskeletal, ICU, rehabilitation and acute orthopaedics physiotherapy.

Frank has strong interests in the areas of musculoskeletal, sports and post-surgical orthopaedic conditions. He is passionate in delivering optimal patient care via a specific management plan that encompasses hands-on therapy, exercise, education and strategy recommendations. Frank also dedicates his time to professional development, regularly attending external courses to refine his clinical skills and knowledge.

Special Interests and hobbies:

Badminton, basketball, table tennis, motorsport, music

Carlo Villadiego

Physiotherapist

Qualifications

M.Physiotherapy

B.Sc.Exercise Science/Kinesiology

Major courses completed

+  Dry Needling
+ Mick Hughes ACL rehabilitation
+ Myofascial Dry Needling Level 1 & 2
+ Myofascial Cupping

Carlo graduated with a Masters degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney. He has also completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology (Exercise Science) with a concentration in active health and rehabilitation in Canada at Simon Fraser University.

Throughout his school years, Carlo has had experience in personal training, post operative rehab, aged care, paediatrics, and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. He grew up playing many sports and sustained many injuries himself. Because of this, he has a good understanding of the experience of pain and the process of rehabilitation for low back pain, tendinopathies, knee pain, and sport injuries.

Thomas Do

Senior Physiotherapist

Qualifications

B.App.Sc. (Physiotherapy)

Major courses completed

+  Sports Level 1
+  Spinal Level 1
+  Spinal Level 2
+  The Sporting Hamstring
+  Patellofemoral Joint Symposium
+  The Sporting Knee
+  The Sporting Hip and Groin
+  Advanced Knee Diagnostics and Rehabilitation
+  Dry Needling
+  Tendon Symposium Head to Toe
+  Shaun O’Leary ” The complete and advanced Upper Cervical Spine and Head”
+  Tim McGrath ACL rehabilitation

Thomas completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney and has since then worked in private practice fine tuning his skills in the realm of musculoskeletal and sporting related conditions. After experiencing injuries first hand, Tom has a greater appreciation for preventative measures and comprehensive screenings to reduce occurrence of injury. Having two vastly different sporting passions being golf and ice hockey, Tom is consistently finding ways to better your game through maximising power, flexibility and efficiency.

He is a firm believer that consistency creates excellence, and you can often catch him muttering a mantra of “don’t guess, get assessed.” When he’s not in the clinic, Tom can be found on a golf course or out on a hiking adventure.

Deepa Verma

Physiotherapist, Certified Lymphoedema Therapist
APAM, Australasian Lymphology Association Member

Qualifications

B.Sc (Physiotherapy) Masters

Oedema Clinics

https://www.oedemaclinics.com.au

Deepa has over 10 years’ experience working as physiotherapist in one of the leading public hospital in Western Sydney Local Health District and also in private clinic settings. She is a certified lymphoedema practioner. She has specialised skill set in the treatment of patients with lymphoedema issues, post-cancer rehabilitation, scar tissue management and early intervention for screening of lymphoedema. She uses a holistic and integrated approach with best evidence management for lymphoedema care and post-cancer rehabilitation.  Her main passion is to help women diagnosed with breast cancer at all stages of their recovery to improve their quality of life through an individualised management program.

Deepa is passionate and committed to empower patients to how best self-manage lymphoedema and assist them to achieve their optimal health. Deepa uses an individual approach for each patient integrating with hands on approach with manual lymphatic drainage, compression bandaging, prescription of compression garments, skin care education, scar tissue management and exercise advise for shoulder care, post cancer rehabilitation and functional conditioning.

In her spare time Deepa enjoys meditation, yoga and spending time with her two beautiful kids.

Meena Hami

Physiotherapist

Qualifications

B.Sc (Physiotherapy)

Major courses completed

+ Women’s Health Course
+ APA Hand, Wrist and elbow injuries and treatment course
+ Essential Foot and Ankle course
+ Pilates (APPI) Certified Clinical Mat and Reformer trainer
+ Accredited Lymphoedema Practitioner and member of the ALA

Meena is a physiotherapist with extensive experience in the private sector. She has worked in a range of private practices across Sydney including clinics that specialise in pelvic health, hand therapy and musculoskeletal injuries.

Meena specialises in lymphoedema and oncological rehabilitation and currently shares her time treating this patient group and musculoskeletal patients. She has a special interest in treating pregnancy related pain and treating women’s health issues. Meena is currently also completing her Masters of Research with Macquarie University.

Amy Camilleri

Physiotherapist Assistant

Amy has completed her Master of Physiotherapy after graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) through the University of Sydney.

Amy has had a broad range of experience through her practicums in neurological, geriatric, psychiatric and musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Throughout her studies, Amy has also dedicated four years to working with and managing clients within her own personal training business.

Amy has a strong interest in musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. She believes education and self management strategies are key alongside movement and exercise to provide the best patient outcomes.

In her spare time Amy can be found in the gym working on her own health and fitness goals.

Chad Vo

Senior Exercise Physiologist

Qualifications

+ B.App.Sc (ExPhys)
+ Diploma in Fitness
+ Certificate III & IV in Fitness

Major courses completed

+ ASCA Strength & Conditioning Coach
+ TRX/Suspension Trainer
+ Kinetic Link Training – Level 1

Chad graduated as an Exercise Physiologist from the University of Sydney. He has a genuine passion and interest in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and strength and conditioning, having extensive experience in this field. Chad has over 10 years experience in the health and fitness industry as he has worked in renowned gymnasiums, private practice, WorkCover, NDIS and aged care services.

In 2018, Chad represented Australia in the World Dodgeball Championships held in Los Angeles, USA, giving him a high level of understanding of conditioning and rehabilitation of the shoulders, back, hip, knee and ankle. His exercise prescription and delivery is second to none as he believes in optimal care and treatment for his clients. Chad’s desire is to empower his clients to take charge of their health, despite injuries and achieve their health potential. In his spare time, Chad can be found at the beach, in various indoor sporting centres throwing balls or floating around various restaurants as he is a big foodie.

Neda Sabeti

Dietitian

Qualifications

+ B.App.Sc (Exercise & Sports Science)
+ Master of Nutrition & Dietetics

Neda is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Exercise and Sport Science and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney as well as a Provisional Sports Dietitian with Sports Dietitians Australia.

Neda has a broad range of experience providing evidence-based nutrition care within residential aged care facilities, the NDIS and children within the community.

Neda has worked with professional athletes completing an internship with the Manly Sea Eagles NRL team and is able to apply both her sport and nutrition knowledge to help athletes maximise performance and recovery.

Neda became a dietitian because of her love for food, science and health. She believes everyone’s diet and nutritional needs are different, and focuses on providing individualised, holistic and sustainable evidence-based care to help meet one’s overall health goals.

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