The Team

Dr Andrew McHardy PhD (Chiropractor)

Andrew graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Medical Science and obtained a Masters of Chiropractic from Macquarie University. In addition, Andrew undertook post-graduate university studies and obtained a Graduate Diploma in Chiropractic Paediatrics (children). Andrew has also completed his doctoral studies on golf injuries, which has led him to be an internationally recognised expert on golf injuries.

Andrew has over 17 years of clinical experience, working in private practice with a focus on whole body management of conditions. Andrew has also previously taught at Macquarie University in the areas of biomechanics and chiropractic skills.  As such, he is able to draw on this teaching experience to provide an easy to understand explanation of a patient's condition and how chiropractic treatment can help.


Rian Kenny (Chiropractor)

Rian graduated from Sydney University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise & Sport Science) and went on to graduate from Macquarie University with a Master of Chiropractic in 2014. Rian has a passion for treating musculoskeletal conditions using hands on techniques of manual therapy and also using exercise as a rehabilitation tool to maximise patients recovery. A foundation of his philosophy is treating the presenting symptomatology and addressing any underlying causes of the complaint.

Rian has also undertaken TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) training and has a keen interest in Golf, and the management of golfers at both the social and elite level. 


Rodd Sanchez (Acupuncturist & Chinese Herbalist)

Rodd first studied nursing at the University of Western Sydney (over 18yrs ago) to assist his knowledge base in medical science and health conditions as well as his interpersonal skills. He worked in the nursing industry concurrently with his studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Rodd completed a 4-year Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and was awarded the annual prize for most outstanding performance in Traditional Chinese Medicine studies from the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA). During his studies he undertook extensive clinical training and mentoring from leaders in the Chinese medicine field. Rodd furthered his studies and clinical skills with an internship at the Anhui second affiliated hospital and college of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Peoples Republic of China. Rodd then obtained a Masters of Traditional Chinese Medicine with Distinction through the University of Western Sydney and was recognised for 2 years on the Deans Merit List for outstanding academic achievement.

Lisa Cinque (Clinical Nutritionist)

Lisa graduated from Endeavour College of Natural Health with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutrition; and is a member of Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS).

Lisa has a passion to use food as the first line of treatment in many health conditions, ranging from fatigue, weight management, thyroid function, hormone regulation, fertility, pregnancy support, digestive/gut issues, inflammation, liver detoxification, skin health and more.

The focus of Lisa's nutritional care hinges on holistic individual care. Through this approach Lisa is able to help her clients establish sustainable dietary and lifestyle goals unique to them, whilst creating and guiding them through an achievable treatment plan. 



Sylvia Harvey (Physiotherapist)

Sylvia graduated in 1996 from Stellenbosch University, near Capetown, South Africa, with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy.  She augmented this with a post-graduate diploma in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy.  Since her graduation, she has completed numerous courses covering a wide variety of neuro-musculo-skeletal conditions and treatment modalities.  Sylvia specialises in treating joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons.  She also offers percussive treatments and breathing exercises that assist in the clearing of lungs.

Sylvia has over 15 years of clinical experience, working in private practice in South Africa, the UK and Australia.  Her goal is to not only relieve your pain, but to treat the underlying cause, preventing the recurrence of your discomfort.  Sylvia is especially empathetic towards the needs of mothers, because she also has two young daughters.

Welcome to the Team!

We are very excited to announce that as of June 2018 we will have a new member of the Synergy Healthcare Team!

Lisa Cinque - Accredited Clinical Nutritionist 

Lisa will be providing clinical nutrition services, and aims treat the person as a whole, through assessing diet, lifestyle, sleep and mentality to investigate the underlying causes rather than symptomatology alone. 

For Lisa's full Bio click here and for an in depth description of our Clinical Nutrition services click here

We are excited to see the positivity and knowledge Lisa will bring to Synergy Healthcare, knowing we can continue to provide an optimal level of care to our clients. Welcome to the team Lisa!


Chiropractic vs Physiotherapy vs Osteopathy

16.01.2017

We are often asked how we as chiropractors are different from physiotherapists or osteopaths, we are asked this question so often I thought it best I try and clarify.


Chiropractic & Sport Injuries

24.11.2016

We have a look at how chiropractic can manage acute & chronic sporting injuries and how we can help reduce the risk of injury reoccurence


Exercise and Pregnancy

12.10.2015

Many women are unsure whether to continue their exercise routine once they fall pregnant and even if they do are unaware of how much or how hard they should be training.


Pull Your Weeds, Not Your Back, When Gardening This Spring

03.09.2015

With Spring here and the weather warming many people will start to spend more time outside in the garden. And even though gardening can provide a great workout, with all the bending, twisting, reaching and pulling, you may find your body isnt ready for exercise of the garden variety!


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