Treatment for everybody!

At Physiocare Blacktown we believe quality assessment and accurate diagnosis are the foundations for determining the appropriate treatment for any injury.

Our Team

Steven O'Connell

Steve is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with 25 years of clinical experience.


Steve has worked in the Blacktown area for the last 18 years and has established a reputation for providing the highest quality care for his injured clients.  Steve has a keen interest in treatment of balance and dizziness disorders, chronic pain conditions and shoulder pain. Physiocare Seven Hills was recently involved in a research project into treatment of chronic low back pain with the George Institute for International Health.

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Steve has Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation. The course was run by experts in the fields of neurology and vestibular rehabilitation from the Mayo Clinic, Duke University, The Emory University and East Tennessee University.


Steve's goal is to establish Physiocare Seven Hills : Dizziness and Balance Physiotherapy as a centre of excellence in the treatment of Balance and Dizziness disorders in Western Sydney.


Steve has also provided manual handling/safe lifting seminars for large companies such as Coles, K-Mart and Linfox.


Steve believes that educating the injured client about the nature of their injury and the treatment required is crucial for recovery.


Varsha Naik

Varsha completed her physiotherapy degree at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bangalore India in 2005.

Since moving to Australia, Varsha has worked in both hospital and private practice settings. She is an excellent communicator with the ability to speak 4 different languages including English, Kannada, Hindi and Marathi. Varsha has worked with us before at Physiocare and we are thrilled to welcome her back.

Varsha is working Part time and is available Thursdays 9am-2pm and Saturdays 8am-1pm.



Michelle Diaz

Michelle has been a receptionist at Physiocare since 2015.

Michelle has background experience in nursing, Office administration and Accounts Receivable. She has a bubbly personality and is always willing to help out in all aspects of the work we do at Physiocare. 

She will always greet people with a smile. Michelle is fluent in English and Spanish.


Michelle Riessbeck

Michelle joined the Physiocare team as our afternoon receptionist in late 2017. 

She has a Background in administration and nursing. 

She has great communication skills and is always willing to assist with what she can