Olivio Varricchio Director / Physiotherapist
Olivio Varricchio graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of South Australia. Following his studies, he started Physiotherapy Active in 2003, which has now grown to include three practices across Adelaide’s north-eastern suburbs.
He has gained extensive clinical experience and his physiotherapy interests include
- Sports and Spinal Injuries
- Clinical Pilates
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Workplace and Industrial Physiotherapy
Olivio is proficient in dry needling which forms part of his treatment process when required and also leads clinical Pilates classes at his Campbelltown clinic which are individually tailored to meet patient’s rehabilitation and fitness needs.
Olivio is an avid sports enthusiast, playing competitive soccer as a junior at state level with the South Australian Institute of Sport (SASI). He is now cycling competitively in A- grade, in preparation for the state road race season. You may even see him in the early morning riding up Norton Summit!
Justin graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia.
Justin has an ongoing interest in researching and treating neck and shoulder injuries. He enjoys taking time to focus on developing a collaborative approach towards achieving a patient's goals with the integration of exercise and hands-on methods.
Socially, Justin likes cycling, exercising and social dancing.
Maddie Low Physiotherapist
Maddy graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia.
Maddy has a keen interest in sports related injuries, rehabilitation and clinical pilates and uses a collaborative patient-focussed approach to treatment.
On a personal level, Maddy enjoys socialising with family and friends in the Adelaide Hills and is heavily involved with her local netball club, the Lobethal Tigers.
Ryan graduated in 2018 with Bachelor Degree in Exercise and Sports Science followed by a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2020 both from the University of South Australia. Ryan has a keen interest in sports injuries, neck and low back injuries, and, exercise and gym base rehabilitation. He is also working as the Head Physiotherapist at Campbelltown City Soccer Club and has previously worked at EFM Health Clubs as a gym instructor, a strength and conditioning coach at Norwood Football Club, and, as a trainer for both Norwood Football Club and Cumberland United Football Club.
Socially, Ryan loves his sports, particularly the NFL, AFL & soccer, and he enjoys nature walks, cooking and exploring breweries.
Anne Hill Admin Clerk
Anne joined Physiotherapy Active in February 2014 as a Receptionist/Administrative Clerk. Anne has previous experience in reception, customer relations and administrative roles, particularly relating to Physiotherapy Services.
Anne likes keeping fit and being actively involved with her husband and their two children with their sporting commitments as well as enjoys supporting the Thunderbirds and Port Power. Anne also loves a shopping spree and getting away for the odd weekend to her holiday house on the coast.
Bethany Thomas Physiotherapist
Beth graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of South Australia.
Beth has a ‘whole body’ and hands on approach to treatment and since graduating, has undergone mentoring and extra training in the ConnectTherapy and Thoracic RingTM model of treatment; which involves a thorax assessment and takes a deeper look into what is driving your pain state. Beth has also completed further training in Pilates and superficial dry needling and has a keen interest in sports and running in particular.
Jenny May Admin Clerk
Jenny joined Physiotherapy Active in April 2018 as a Receptionist/Administrative Clerk.
Jenny has previous experience in general practice reception work as well as other administrative roles in the health industry.
Jenny enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and her dog. She also enjoys gardening and bike riding as well as visiting Hervey Bay in Queensland for a week or two each year!