Principal Physiotherapists

Michael Dessen, MAPA, MPA.
B. Sc (U.N.S.W), M.App. Sc(Manip.Physio)(Syd.)

photo-michaeldessen-smMichael graduated from the University of NSW with a Bachelor of Science (Major in Anatomy) in 1979. Following completion of the Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy at Cumberland College of Health Sciences in Lidcombe in 1980, Michael gained experience in the public hospital system and in private practice as physiotherapist.


Kathryn Barry, MAPA, MPA
B.App.Sc(Physio), M.App.Sc.(Manip.Physio)(Syd.)

photo-kathrynbarry-smKathryn graduated as a physiotherapist from Cumberland College of Health Sciences in 1984 and spent time working in the public health sector at Royal South Sydney Hospital, Griffith Base Hospital and Royal Hospital for Women, Paddington.




Castle Hill Physiotherapy

About Us

Our principal expert physiotherapists, Michael Dessen & Kathryn Barry, have completed Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate & Masters level university degrees in their specialised area – Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

Michael and Kathryn have teaching & research experience & more than 30 years of clinical experience each. They continue to develop & share their professional expertise as physiotherapists & they are “gold” members of the Australian Physiotherapy Association & members of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia. They use advanced clinical assessment & diagnoses methods, have been trained in the broadest range of musculoskeletal physiotherapy techniques & as a result are in the best position to help you .. FAST!

photo-castlehillphysioOur practice is located in the heart of Castle Hill (a short walk from Castle Mall shopping centre). There are parking facilities under the physiotheraphy clinic premises, as well as plenty of parking on neighbouring streets.



To make an appointment at Castle Hill Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Centre, please call 02 9_634 7788 or click here to contact us.